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Bharat Bandh

Ranjona Banerji | If only we knew that we are all still slaves

Unpacking India's protest dynamics, Ranjona Banerji stresses civic engagement's crucial role in fortifying a resilient democratic fabric.

18 Feb 2024 1:51 AM

Mixed response to Bharat Bandh on second day

Parliament proceedings are also being affected by the Opposition protests due to the fuel price hike

29 Mar 2022 12:24 PM

Bharat bandh partially impacts banking services, normal life

Normal life was disrupted at some places in West Bengal in the wake of a two-day nationwide strike

28 Mar 2022 1:02 PM

Bharat bandh today set to hit banking, services

The bandh has been called in protest against the government’s 'anti-people' economic policies and 'anti-worker' labour policies

28 Mar 2022 8:32 AM

Bharat Bandh hits Punjab, Haryana: mixed response elsewhere

The shutdown was almost complete in Punjab where transport services remained suspended during the entire bandh period

27 Sep 2021 3:27 PM


Bharat Bandh: Farmers block highways, rail tracks; Traffic hit on Delhi borders

State governments of Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Punjab, Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh have extended their support to the protest

27 Sep 2021 11:43 AM

Aakar Patel | Why not do the obvious thing? Repeal 3 laws, end farm stir…

On January 12 this year, the Supreme Court 'stayed' the implementation of the farm laws

14 Sep 2021 2:39 AM

Farmers vow to carry on stir till 2024 polls

The leaders made it clear that they will campaign against the BJP in both the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Assembly elections in 2022

06 Sep 2021 2:31 AM

Bharat Bandh: Farmers gather near national highways, key roads in Punjab, Haryana

Farmer leaders have said road and rail transport will be blocked and claimed that markets will also remain closed

26 Mar 2021 10:17 AM

Large parts of Bharat shut, bandh peaceful

Protesters also blocked railway tracks at several places in West Bengal, Bihar and Odisha

09 Dec 2020 1:07 AM


Amit Shah’s talks with farmers’ leaders fail, deadlock remains

The farmers’ leaders made it clear that they will call off their agitation only after their demands were fully met

09 Dec 2020 12:59 AM

Bharat Bandh: Railways fears blockades in 16 states

Railways' two biggest unions, AIRF and NFIR too have extended their support to the bandh and are planning to hold rallies and demonstrations

08 Dec 2020 11:19 AM

Prominent opposition leaders issue joint statement backing farmers' Bharat Bandh

The representatives of thousands of agitating farmers have said that the countrywide strike on Tuesday would be observed with full force

07 Dec 2020 12:06 PM

Farmers call Bharat bandh on Dec 8, threaten to intensify agitation

This hardening of stand came a day ahead of the fifth round of talks with the government

05 Dec 2020 12:54 PM

'As if bandits stopped us at gunpoint': Nobel winner after boat blocked in Kerala

Boat was blocked by by trade union activists, who were on a nationwide strike against the Centre's 'anti-labour' policies.

09 Jan 2020 9:57 AM


‘Bharat Bandh’ is largely a flop

The corporate sector largely worked smoothly, while schools and colleges too were open in several parts of the country.

09 Jan 2020 1:29 AM

Bharat Bandh: Railway, bus services affected in Odisha, West Bengal

Protesters raised anti-government slogans and criticised the Center for its policies.

08 Jan 2020 9:41 AM

Pulwama attack: Trade body calls for all India bandh

Commercial markets will remain closed and there will be no business activity during the bandh on February 18, the trade body said.

17 Feb 2019 4:26 PM

Central Trade Unions' nationwide strike enters day 2

According to the reports, public transport and banking services remain disrupted for the second day in some states.

09 Jan 2019 10:27 AM

Piyush Goyal accuses Congress of misleading people

“At times if you take a knee-jerk reaction to sort out one issue, it may end up harming the economy more,” Mr Goyal said.

13 Sep 2018 6:27 AM