The Bidyut Upabhokta Mahasangh (Power Consumers' Federation) held a 12-hour shutdown across the state, demanding rollback of power tariff hike announced by the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC).
Bangladesh's main opposition party BNP on Friday called for another 72-hour nationwide shutdown from Sunday, stepping up its nearly two-month-old tirade against the government demanding fresh polls under a non-party administration.
After three days of restrictions, normal life resumed in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir Valley Thursday but Palhallan area of Baramulla district observed shutdown against the killing of a local youth in police firing on Monday.
PTI chairman Imran Khan has said his party would accept the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government if a judicial commission probe clears last year's general elections which he claims were rigged.
Raipur: Normal life was affected in Chhattisgarh Wednesday because of the shut-down called by the Congress following the death of at least 12 women in Bilaspur district at a government camp for tubectomy.
A Kuwaiti court has ordered two newspapers to stop printing for a second time in less than two months over articles about a secret probe into allegations of a coup plot to overthrow the Gulf monarchy`s government.
The leader of a movement aimed at ousting Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra announced that protests in Bangkok will be shut down this weekend but made it clear that the fight against the government was far from over.
Karimnagar district of Telangana region is observing a shutdown Wednesday to protest Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy`s move in taking away the legislative affairs portfolio from Civil Supplies Minister D Sridhar Babu.