Rail Blockade

  • BJP's rail blockade hits train services 28-02-2014 09:37 PM

    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...
  • Kishanganj: students end 15-hour rail blockade 13-10-2011 08:20 AM

    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...
  • Telangana stir hits train services in Andhra 01-03-2011 10:07 AM

    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...
  • Telangana stir hits AP, 23 trains cancelled 01-03-2011 07:45 AM

    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...