Assam bandh

12-hr Assam bandh hit life in 4 Bodo-dominated districts

The bandh, which began at 5 am, brought life to a standstill in Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa and Udalguri districts with all shops and business establishments remaining closed and vehicular traffic remained off the roads.

Jan 31, 2019, 19:12 PM IST

Quota row: Violence in Assam; roads blocked, BJP office vandalised

The 12-hour bandh was called by Coordination Committee of the Tribal Organisations of Assam. 

Jan 11, 2019, 13:13 PM IST

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Jan 08, 2019, 18:10 PM IST

Assam: 12-hour statewide bandh called in protest against killing of 5 people in Tinsukia

The organisations of Barak Valley under Rastrabadi Joutha Mancha have called for the bandh. 

Nov 03, 2018, 09:16 AM IST

Statewide bandh in Assam, protestors block rail tracks, burn tyres against Citizenship Bill 2016

Political parties, including the Congress and the AIUDF, have extended their support to the bandh in the interest of Assam and its indigenous people.

Oct 23, 2018, 12:06 PM IST

Assam bandh over Indo-Bangla land deal draws mixed response

The 10-hour Assam bandh on Thursday against the central government`s decision to hand over the state`s land to Bangladesh evoked a mixed response.

May 08, 2015, 00:25 AM IST

100-hr bandh: 15 hurt as agitators clash with police in Assam

The third day of the 100-hour Dima Hasao bandh was marred by violence as at least 15 persons, including a woman police officer, were injured in a clash between the police and bandh supporters at Mahur railway station, the police said.

Feb 28, 2014, 20:18 PM IST

Normal life hit by 12-hour BTAD bandh in Assam

Normal life was hit by a 12-hour BTAD bandh called by the militant NDFB (Songbijit) faction on Tuesday demanding release of an arrested person.
No untoward incident has been reported so far.

Oct 29, 2013, 15:37 PM IST

Assam Bandh evokes mixed response

The 12-hour Assam bandh called by various wings of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) on Monday evoked mixed response with sporadic incidents of violence in different parts of the state.

Oct 28, 2013, 16:39 PM IST

Bandh by non-Bodo organizations in lower Assam

Life was hit in lower Assam and stray incidents of violence were reported on the first day of the 36-hour state-wide bandh called by non Bodo organisations opposing the separate Bodoland agitation.

Aug 03, 2013, 17:56 PM IST

Opposition call indefinite bandh over `anomalies` in panchayat polls

Alleging anomalies in the counting of votes for the panchayat poll, Opposition have called for an indefinite bandh in Rangiya area of Kamrup Rural district from Thursday.

Feb 20, 2013, 19:24 PM IST

Assam: Media associations condemn attack on journalists

Several media associations of Assam on Tuesday condemned attack on mediapersons by bandh activists during the 12-hour Assam Bandh called by the All Assam Minority Students` Union.

Aug 28, 2012, 19:00 PM IST

Bandh affects life in parts of Assam

Normal life was disrupted in several districts of Assam during the day long bandh called by the anti-talk faction of the ULFA.

Aug 15, 2012, 18:45 PM IST

PM arrives in Assam despite bandh call from ULFA

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh arrived in Assam for a day-long visit to the state on Friday despite a 12-hour bandh called by ULFA`s anti-talk faction led by Paresh Baruah.

Apr 20, 2012, 09:06 AM IST

Normal life partially affected during Assam bandh

Normal life was partially affected in several districts of the state following
a bandh sponsored by the All Adivasi Students Association of Assam in protest against the killing of its President Bosco Charmaco.

Feb 23, 2011, 18:36 PM IST

Normal life hit by Assam bandh; Govt suspends NRC update

Violence erupted in minority-
dominated areas in lower Assam during a statewide bandh called to protest the death of four students in police firing as the
government temporarily suspended update of the NRC.

Jul 22, 2010, 21:36 PM IST

Bandh affects normal life in Assam

The Assam bandh called by human
rights org `MASS` in protest against the verdict of a local court here "acquitting" Mridul Phukan, prime accused in the murder of noted journalist Parag Das affected normal life in the state.

Jul 30, 2009, 14:13 PM IST