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Assam Congress takes out protest rally in Guwahati, police arrest APCC president Ripun Bora, AICC general secretary Harish Rawat

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.

We oppose bandh by principle but support protests: Mamata Banerjee

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.

Bharat Bandh remains mostly ineffective in West Bengal

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.

Will Rahul Gandhi takes responsibility for Bihar child death: Ravi Shankar Prasad

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.

United opposition will defeat BJP in 2019: Rahul Gandhi

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.

Bharat Bandh hits normal life in Assam, Bihar; Rahul Gandhi leads opposition's protest over fuel price

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.

Congress calls Bharat Bandh today; Rahul Gandhi holds protest march in Delhi

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.

Bharat Bandh hits normal life in Assam, vehicular movement stopped

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.

Bharat Bandh: Rahul Gandhi joins protest in Delhi

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.

Congress calls Bharat Bandh on Sept 10 to protest fuel price hike

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.

SC/ST Amendment protest : Life partially affected in MP and in parts of UP and Rajasthan

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.

Anti reservation agitation : Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha manhandled in Hajipur, 12 injured in Bihar

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.

Bharat Bandh: Curfew imposed in parts of MP, trains stopped in Bihar

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.

MHA directs states to beef up security over Bharat Bandh call today

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.

MHA asks states to take precautionary measures over Bandh call tomorrow

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.