HARTAL

  • Didi effect: Kolkata taxis to be painted blue, white August 20, 2013

    Kolkata: The quintessential yellow Kolkata taxi may soon be a thing of the past if the Trinamool Congressled state government goes ahead with its plan to paint all cabs in the city in blue and white, the partys colours. Not just this, in keeping with the TMCs (Trinamool Congress) intolerance of...
  • CJ Awards: CJ Aishwarya against the 'Hartal culture' in Kerala February 18, 2013

    After trying to raise a voice against the bandh in the state, CJ Aishwarya's father was harassed by some strikers. ...
  • Kerala: Hartal over diesel price hits normal life September 15, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The dawntodusk hartal called by LDF and BJP to protest hike in diesel prices and curtail LPG subsidy affected normal life across Kerala but passed off peacefully. Reports from different districts said the hartal crippled mobility of people as buses, taxis and autorickshaws kept off the roads and shops and...
  • Hartal hits T'puram hard August 3, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The dawntodusk hartal called by the CPM hit normal life hard in the district, with incidents of violence being reported from various areas. Shops, business establishments and educational institutions remained closed, while government offices registered thin attendance. Two KSRTC employees were manhandled at Nedumangad and hartal supporters damaged the glass...
  • Shukkoor case: CPM declares hartal in Kerala August 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The CPM on Thursday declared a hartal in Kerala to protest against the arrest of its senior leader P Jayarajan in the Shukkoor murder case. The hartal brought the Kannur district to a standstill. Two companies of the Rapid Action Force reached Kannur to control the law and order situation. The...