Bharat Bandh

Amritsar’s Golden Temple sees poor attendance of devotees due to Bharat Bandh

The majority of the tourists who had arrived in the holy city to pay obeisance at the Golden Temple from far-flung places had to remain confined to their hotels in the absence of local transport

Mar 26, 2021, 16:56 PM IST

Bharat Bandh: How shutdown called by farmers hit normal life in India- In pics

The ‘Samyukta Kisan Morcha’ (SKM), the apex farmers’ body that is protesting against the Centre’s three farm laws, is observing a 12-hour (6 AM to 6 PM) nationwide shutdown or Bharat Bandh on Friday (March 26). 

Mar 26, 2021, 14:39 PM IST

Bharat Bandh today: Farmers block rail tracks; malls, markets, major highways to remain shut

The ‘Samyukta Kisan Morcha’ (SKM), the apex farmers’ body that is protesting against the Centre’s three farm laws, will observe a nationwide shutdown or Bharat Bandh on Friday.

Mar 26, 2021, 07:04 AM IST

Polling parties gather at EVM distribution centre ahead of first phase of WB Elections

Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of farmer unions, has called for a Bharat Bandh today, from 6 AM to 6 PM. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Bangladesh on the invitation of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. 

Mar 26, 2021, 06:56 AM IST

Bharat Bandh on March 26: Delhi Police says adequate security arrangements in place

Ahead of the 'Bharat Bandh' called by protesting farmers on March 26, the Delhi Police on Thursday (March 25) informed that adequate security arrangements have been made. 

Mar 25, 2021, 23:11 PM IST

'Bharat Bandh' on March 26 as farmers' protest against farm laws completes 4 months

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of farmer unions, has called for a Bharat Bandh on March 26, from 6 AM to 6 PM. During this time all road and rail transport, markets and other public places will be closed across the country. 

Mar 25, 2021, 11:45 AM IST

Bharat Bandh on March 26: Kisan Morcha appeals people to honour 'Annadata'

We appeal to the people of the country to make this Bharat Bandh a success and honour their 'Annadata'," farmer leader Darshan Pal said. 

Mar 24, 2021, 23:04 PM IST

Bharat bandh on March 26, farmers' unions call for strike as their protest completes four months

The protesting farmer unions on Wednesday called for a Bharat bandh on March 26 as they would complete four months of their agitation at the Delhi borders against the Centre's three new farm laws.

Mar 10, 2021, 20:51 PM IST

Bharat Bandh: Day-long strike evokes lukewarm response, here's what all was affected

The traders' body, however, claimed that shopkeepers supported its nationwide business shutdown call to protest against issues related to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and "unethical business practices of foreign e-commerce companies". Various markets in the national capital were open on Friday during the Bandh with many saying that despite supporting the cause, they did not want to suffer another day of losses. 

Feb 26, 2021, 20:02 PM IST

Governments should support MSMEs, says EAM Jaishankar

Speaking at the Asia Economic Dialogue 2021, Jaishankar said, "People expect today the government to bat for them. It is not just the business of Indian diplomacy to do business, it is the business of the government to support businesses." 

Feb 26, 2021, 16:05 PM IST

After Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh might go ahead with 'lockdown' as COVID-19 cases surge

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the coronavirus crisis is not yet over and pointed out that in the USA, over five lakh people have succumbed to the dreaded virus. ''But in India, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, coronavirus has been effectively controlled,'' the BJP leader said.

Feb 26, 2021, 09:42 AM IST

Live: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor steps out to protest fuel price hike

"On this Saturday and Sunday (27th and 28th Feb), the Co-Win digital platform will be transitioning from Co-Win1.0 to Co-Win 2.0. In view of this, COVID-19 Vaccination sessions will not be scheduled during these two days,'' the Union Health Ministry said.

Feb 26, 2021, 07:36 AM IST

Bharat Bandh today: All commercial establishments to remain closed, over 8 crore traders to protest against GST, fuel price hike

Nearly 40, 000 trade associations, which represent eight crore traders of the country, have extended support to the Bharat Bandh call given by the CAIT. The CAIT said in a release that the traders will stage dharnas (protests) at as many as 1,500 places across the nation on February 26, demanding the Centre, state governments and the GST Council to keep in abeyance the "draconian" provisions of GST.

Feb 26, 2021, 07:16 AM IST

Bharat Bandh today: Check what will remain closed as traders announce a day-long strike on Friday

In a statement, CAIT the umbrella body which has called for the Bharat Bandh said that over 8 crore traders belonging to more than 40,000 trade associations across the country will observe the `Bharat Vyapar Bandh` to protest against some of the "draconian, arbitrary and critical" amendments made recently in GST rules. The CAIT has announced that all commercial markets across the country will remain closed on February 26.  

Feb 25, 2021, 19:08 PM IST

Bharat Bandh Tomorrow 26 February: All commercial markets to remain closed, over 8 crore traders to protest against GST, fuel price hike

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has called a Bharat Bandh tomorrow on 26 February during which the traders will stage dharnas (protests) at as many as 1,500 places across the nation, demanding the Centre, state governments and the GST Council to keep in abeyance the "draconian" provisions of GST.

Feb 25, 2021, 12:03 PM IST

Bharat Bandh: Traders' body CAIT threatens 'Chakka Jam' on February 26, seeks review of GST system

Bharat Bandh: The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) said the traders will stage dharnas (protests) at as many as 1,500 places across the nation, demanding the Centre, state governments and the GST Council to keep in abeyance the "draconian" provisions of GST.

Feb 19, 2021, 14:24 PM IST

Bharatiya Kisan Sangh says it won't support nationwide 'chakka jam' on February 6

It may be noted that several organisations representing farmers have called for the nationwide 'chakka jam' on February 6 to protest against the three recently enacted agriculture laws. While bandhs and the farmers’ ongoing protest against the farm laws have received massive support from across the country, the BKS has stated that it will not be joining the forthcoming shutdown.

Feb 04, 2021, 13:44 PM IST

DNA Exclusive: How effective is the politics of protest in age of WiFi?

In support of farmers' call for the Bharat Bandh, as many as 20 opposition parties, but this report would like to draw your attention to any such movement that could achieve its desired success in the recent past.

Dec 09, 2020, 01:28 AM IST

DNA: What should be the modern way of protest?

In this part of DNA, we will know whether India should move beyond the politics of ‘bandh’ and whether it is time to insist on starting rather than closing everything.

Dec 08, 2020, 23:02 PM IST

DNA: Opposition's Bharat Bandh failed, says Union Minister Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani says opposition's Bharat Bandh has completely failed. In this part of DNA, watch Exclusive Interview of Union Minister Smriti Irani.

Dec 08, 2020, 22:54 PM IST