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BJP-sponsored North Bengal bandh receives mixed response, sporadic clashes reported

Kolkata/Siliguri/UNI: The BJP-sponsored dawn-to-dusk Northern West Bengal bandh on Friday evoked mixed response with reports of sporadic clashes between the bandh protagonists and the state's ruling Trinamool Congress activists pouring in from several quarters.

Many shops closed, public transport hit in BJP's 12-hour North Bengal bandh

Kolkata: Many private buses kept off the roads and shops and markets remained shut in several areas in response to a 12-hour bandh called by the BJP in districts of Northern West Bengal on Friday.

West Bengal: After Mamata's warning, pro-Gokhaland parties call off Darjeeling bandh

Kolkata/IBNS: A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's warning of action, the pro-Gorkhaland political parties on Wednesday called off their Feb 23 bandh in Darjeeling, media reports said.

APPSC paper leak: Arunachal deadlock ends as govt agrees to demands

Itanagar/UNI: The Arunachal Pradesh Government on Saturday night agreed to fulfill all the 13 demands of the Pan Arunachal Joint Steering Committee-APPSC, paving the way for the withdrawal of the ‘indefinite’ bandh call by protesters and the temporary suspension of mobile internet services in Itanagar capital region.

APPSC paper leak: Normal life paralyzed as Arunachal’s Itanagar continues to remain shut

Itanagar: Normal life came to a standstill in Arunachal Pradesh's state capital as the bandh enforcers reportedly extended the Itanagar bandh till February 21,  demanding that the state government fulfills the Pan Arunachal Joint Steering Committee’s 13-point demand.

Left's 12-hour bandh in West Bengal today, railway tracks blocked

Kolkata/IBNS: The eastern state of West Bengal is on Friday witnessing a 12-hour strike (bandh) from 6 am to 6 pm called by the Left parties in protest of the police's manhandling of its students and youth leaders during a march a day ago.

Bengal: Left calls 12-hour bandh after its Nabanna march meets violence

Kolkata/IBNS: The Left parties have called a 12-hour bandh in West Bengal after its students and youth leaders met with violence during their march to state secretariat Nabanna with multiple demands.

West Bengal BJP calls for 12-hour Barrackpore bandh after party worker killed

Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called for a 12-hour bandh at Barrackpore in North 24 Parganas district on Monday after one of its workers was killed last evening.

BJP's North Bengal bandh to protest against alleged murder of party MLA evokes mixed response

Raigunj/UNI: A 12-hour north Bengal shut down began at dawn, called by the opposition BJP to protest against the alleged murder of the party MLA Debendra Nath Roy, evoked mixed response with shops and business establishments almost downing their shutter and vehicular traffic going off the roads.

Nationwide bandh supporters block visiting Nobel Laureate's houseboat in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: A Nobel Laureate, who is visiting Kerala as a guest of the state, was left stranded in a houseboat for hours owing to the nationwide bandh (strike) on Wednesday.

Mamata claims CPI-M resorting to violence to enforce shutdown, says Kerala unit better than its Bengal counterpart

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused the CPI-M of resorting to violence to enforce the shutdown, saying the Kerala unit of the CPI-M was better than its counterpart in West Bengal.

West Bengal govt gears up to foil Jan 8 shut down

Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government has decided to remain business-as-usual on Jan 8 24-hour nationwide bandh called by the Congress and the Left front against CAA, NRC and NPR.

Northeast observes 11-hour bandh as protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill intensifies

Guwahati/IBNS: The 11-hour bandh (strike) called by the umbrella organisation of the students' bodies is underway in northeast on Tuesday to mark the protest against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 which was passed by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) comfortably in Lok Sabha last night, media reports said.

Life badly hit in Telangana by TSRTC employees' shutdown protest

Hyderabad/UNI: Normal life was crippled across Telangana in a state-wide bandh called by the employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) in support of their indefinite strike, which had entered the 15th day on Saturday.

Two-day strike by trade unions starts from midnight

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IBNS): A nationwide two-day strike called by central trade unions in protest against the policies for workers taken by the Narendra Modi-led Union government will begin at midnight on Monday, said media reports.