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BJP-called shutdown hits life in Tripura district

Normal life was affected in Tripura's Dhalai district on Wednesday due to a 12-hour shutdown called by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in protest against the killing of one of its local leaders.

Curfew lifted across Kashmir Valley, normal life paralysed

Curfew lifted across Kashmir Valley, normal life paralysed

Authorities on Saturday lifted curfew across Kashmir following improvement in the situation, but normal life remained affected due to the unrest which erupted after killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani in July.

45th day of curfew, shutdown cripple Kashmir

45th day of curfew, shutdown cripple Kashmir

A day after a teenager was killed in clashes with the security forces, authorities decided to continue curfew in the entire Srinagar city on Monday.

A month on, curfew, shutdown continue in Kashmir

Government-enforced curfew and separatist-called shutdown continued for an unprecedented 31st day on Monday in the Kashmir Valley as the death toll in the month-long unrest mounted to 56 after an injured civilian succumbed at a hospital here.

Amid curfew and shutdown, Kashmir shows marginal improvement

Traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar and Srinagar-Leh national highways moves only during the night as protesters keep these highways blocked during the day, defying curfew restrictions.

Kashmir calm but tense as curfew, shutdown continue; Mehbooba Mufti regrets 'loss of precious lives'

Kashmir calm but tense as curfew, shutdown continue; Mehbooba Mufti regrets 'loss of precious lives'

Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only all-weather motorable link to the valley that passes through south Kashmir, was blocked due to continuous curfew.

Jat stir: Traders observe complete bandh against vandalism

Jat stir: Traders observe complete bandh against vandalism

Business establishments, including eateries and grain markets, remained closed in the district.

Bangladesh beefs up security as Jamaat-e-Islami calls nationwide shutdown

Authorities intensified security measures on Thursday with Bangladesh's largest Islamist group Jamaat-e-Islami observing a nationwide shutdown to protest an apex court verdict that upheld death penalty for its chief.

BJP's shutdown hits normal life in Assam's Barak Valley

The BJP`s 12-hour shutdown in Assam`s Barak Valley against Cachar district police chief Rajveer Singh`s alleged misbehaviour with party cadres and detention of some leaders, including Silchar legislator, drew a near total response.

Shutdown affects life in Kashmir Valley

Shutdown affects life in Kashmir Valley

A protest shutdown called on Wednesday by separatists against the killing of three youth affected life in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar and other cities and towns of the Valley.

Tiff between employees and management the reason for shutdown of Geeta Press

Mismanagement and employee-management tiff resulted in the shutdown of Geeta Press.

Assam: 24-hr shutdown in Sonitpur

 A 24-hour shutdown in Sonitpur to protest against alleged army custodial death of a "militant" partly hit normal life in the Assam district.

Shutdown in Tirupati for special status to Andhra

A shutdown was being observed in this temple town on Monday after a man committed self-immolation demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh.

Three-day shutdown in Jammu over AIIMS

A committee of lawyers, traders and civil society members called for a three-day shutdown in Jammu beginning on Friday, accusing the central government of going back on its promise of setting up an AIIMS here.

Pollution closes more beaches in California

A four-mile stretch of coastline south of Los Angeles was closed Thursday as workers cleared up tar balls from beaches, in the latest such shutdown in the last few weeks, officials said.

Meghalaya HC bans media coverage of shutdown, rallies

The Meghalaya High Court has banned the media from publishing statements by organisations that call for shutdowns or rallies in the state, resulting in disruption of normal life.

Jammu shutdown over new AIIMS disrupts life

Life was disrupted here on Wednesday by a protest shutdown called by traders and lawyers to press for setting up of an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the region.

Rebel group calls shutdown on BJP chief Amit Shah's visit to Meghalaya

The outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) on Sunday called for a 12-hour shutdown starting from 5 a.m. on April 22 to protest BJP president Amit Shah's visit to Meghalaya.

Kerala affected by 12-hour shutdown

Wednesday dawned in Kerala with the state observing a shutdown, the third so far this year, paralysing transport and life in villages and coastal areas. The 12-hour shutdown will end at 6 pm.

Shutdown over power tariff hike hits Odisha

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).