Guwahati, Sept 10 (IBNS): Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) on Monday took out a mammoth rally in Guwahati protesting the rising of fuel price and essential commodities.
Kolkata, Sept 10 (IBNS): Stating her reason behind not supporting the Bharat Bandh called by the Congress and Left over fuel price hike, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she opposes such a political programme but is open to protests.
Kolkata, Sept 10 (IBNS): The Bharat Bandh called by the opposition parties across the country to protest against rising fuel prices remained mostly ineffective in West Bengal.
New Delhi, Sept 10 (IBNS): Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad claimed that a two-year-old baby died in Bihar's Jehanabad area after the ambulance, in which he was traveling, was caught in a traffic jam due to the Bharat Bandh called by the opposition parties on Monday.
New Delhi, Sept 9 (IBNS): Sharing a dais with leaders belonging to diverse political ideologies in the national capital, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said a united opposition will defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 2019 General Elections, which is just few months' away from now.
New Delhi, Sept 9 (IBNS): Assam and Bihar are the two states which have been greatly affected by the Bharat Bandh (countrywide shutdown) called by the Congress to protest fuel price hike on Monday, media reports said.
New Delhi, Sept 10 (IBNS): Parts of India are witnessing a shutdown called by the Congress on Monday to protest the fuel price hike, media reports said.
Guwahati, Sept 10 (IBNS): Normal life in Assam was thrown out of gear since early morning as Bharat Bandh is being observed by the Congress and other political parties on Monday.
New Delhi, Sept 10 (IBNS): Congress and 21 political parties are observing a nation-wide strike on Monday to protest against the growing prices of petrol and diesel in recent times.
New Delhi, Sept 7 (IBNS): The Congress on Thursday called a Bharat Bandh on Sept 10 to protest the rise in petrol and diesel prices, media reports said.
New Delhi, Sept 6 (IBNS) : Normal life was partially affected in Madhya Pradesh and in parts of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan on Thursday as several organistations staged demonstration as part of the Bharat Bandh in protest against the SC/ST Amendment Act, media reports said.
Hajipur, Bihar, Apr 10 (IBNS) : Union minister of state for HRD Upendra Kushwaha was on Tuesday reportedly manhandled by anti-reservation protesters in Bihar's Hajipur town as the state witnessed sporadic clashes, road blockade and disruption in train services, CNN-News 18 reported.
New Delhi, Apr 10 (IBNS): Curfew has been imposed in Bhind and Morena region of Madhya Pradesh and train services have been stalled in Bihar as the nation is witnessing a bandh against the caste-based reservation in jobs and education called by some groups on Tuesday, media reports said.
New Delhi, Apr 10 (IBNS): Security is expected to be beefed up across different states in the country following the Union Home Ministry advisory in order to avoid any violence during the 'Bharat Bandh' called by certain groups against caste-based reservation in jobs and education on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Apr 9 (IBNS): The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has issued an advisory to all states to take necessary precautionary measures in view of calls on social media for Bharat Bandh on Tuesday by some groups.