Rail Blockade

  • BJP's rail blockade hits train services February 28, 2014

    Hundreds of passengers were on Friday stranded at many railway stations across Bihar as BJP workers forcibly stopped trains over the denial of special category status to the state by the union government, officials said. More than 300 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers, including state party president Mangal Pandey, Leader of...
  • Jharkhand: BJP MLA launches blockade, trains halted September 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Amit Yadav has launched a rail blockade in Jharkhand early on Monday morning at the Parsabad Railway station in Koderma district. Many trains including the Sealdah and Howrah Rajdhanis have been forced to halt due to the blockade. The BJP activists are demanding...
  • Kishanganj: students end 15hour rail blockade October 13, 2011

    New Delhi: After 15 hours of blockade, students from Aligarh Muslim University finally ended their agitation. The students, who were demanding land for the Aligarh Muslim University proposed study centre, called off their protest late on Wednesday night. Islampur MLA Abdul Karim Chaudhry told PTI that the standoff ended after former...
  • Telangana stir hits train services in Andhra March 1, 2011

    Hyderabad: Train services across Telangana region were paralysed on Tuesday as TRS, TDP, BJP, CPI workers and other Telangana supporters began a dawntodusk 'rail roko' agitation in support of the separate statehood demand. Scores of activists of various political parties blocked the trains at several places...
  • Telangana stir hits AP, 23 trains cancelled March 1, 2011

    New Delhi: The agitation for a separate state of Telangana is gathering pace. In a bid to mount pressure on the Centre, proTelangana groups have organise rail blockades all over the region on Tuesday. ProTelangana groups have called for a rail blockade across 10 districts in Telangana,Andhra Pradesh. The call has...