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 opening of a reservation counters at Parsabad station and stoppage of Mumbai-Howrah and other express trains at Parsabad station.
"BJP MLA Amit Yadav and about 500 of his supporters have squatted on both up and down tracks at Parasabad, over 140 km from here, since 5 AM disrupting railway services," Rail Police Force Divisional Commander Shashi Kumar said....more
08:46 AM, Sep 24, 2012
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 Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's intervened. The stir dealt a severe blow to the Railways' eastern network. Almost 30 thousand...
08:20 AM, Oct 13, 2011
Hyderabad: Train services across Telangana region were paralysed on Tuesday as TRS, TDP, BJP, CPI workers and other Telangana supporters began a dawn-to-dusk 'rail roko' agitation in support of the separate statehood demand. Scores of activists of various political parties blocked the trains at several places in various Telangana districts of Nalgonda, Warangal, Mahabubnagar and also Hyderabad as per the 'Palle Palle Pattala Paiki' (villages on railway tracks) agitation called...
10:07 AM, Mar 01, 2011
New Delhi: The agitation for a separate state of Telangana is gathering pace. In a bid to mount pressure on the Centre, pro-Telangana groups have organise rail blockades all over the region on Tuesday. Pro-Telangana groups have called for a rail blockade across 10 districts in Telangana,Andhra Pradesh. The call has been supported by the TRS, BJP and the CPI, student forums and employee unions in the region. It comes...
07:45 AM, Mar 01, 2011