BHARAT BANDH

  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on bandh politics February 24, 2013

    On this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes a look at the two-day Bharat Bandh. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 20, 2013

    Bharat Bandh takes a violent turn in Noida and hits normal life across India. Shinde expresses regret over his Hindu terror remark. ...
  • Are Bharat Bandhs against national interest? February 20, 2013

    The Bharat Bandh on Wednesday took a violent turn in Noida, even as it affected normal life across the country. ...
  • The Last Word: Does Bharat Bandh serve any useful purpose? February 20, 2013

    The trade unions began a twoday nationwide strike on Wednesday, which in many places became a forced bandh. ...
  • News 360: Trade union strike takes a violent turn in Noida February 20, 2013

    The All India Bandh took a violent turn in Noida as trade union workers torched cars and trucks. The police arrested 14 people. ...
  • Trade union strike disrupts normal life across India, 1 killed in Ambala February 20, 2013

    Normal life was disrupted all across the country as the trade union strike affected banking and transport services. ...
  • Trade union strike turns violent in Noida, 14 arrested February 20, 2013

    Factory workers targeted vehicles, setting many on fire and injuring policemen. As many as 14 people were arrested. ...
  • How was India affected by trade unions' strike? February 20, 2013

    India's financial sector was crippled and transport hit as large parts of the country ground to a halt on Wednesday in response to trade unions calling for a twoday strike to demand concrete measures to check inflation, ensure jobs and enforce labour laws. ...
  • Trade unions' strike: 7 arrested in Noida violence, probe ordered February 20, 2013

    There were reports of violence in Noida PhaseII during the trade unions' strike on Wednesday. Over 1,000 trade union workers protested and vandalised cars, setting vehicles on fire. The protesters even set a fire engine ablaze. The situation was, however, brought under control after a few hours. According to District...
  • Uneasy calm in Noida after violence during trade unions' strike February 20, 2013

    There was violence in Noida after Bharat bandh protests went wrong. The violence has ended and the situation is now under control. However, an uneasy calm prevailed in the area. ...
  • Trade unions' strike unprecendented: Gurudas Dasgupta February 20, 2013

    CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta called the trade unions' strike unprecedented and said the government had not tried to reach out to unions. "The strike across the country is unprecedented. Autos and taxis are off the roads. Bank, insurance, telecom is closed. All oil supply is being stopped in Delhi. Unfortunately,...
  • Watch: Rail services hit as protestors stop trains in Odisha February 20, 2013

    The 48hour bandh call given by 11 trade unions has affected Odisha. Train services and public transport system are the worst hit due to the strike. In Kerala, it seemed like a complete shutdown with no buses, taxis plying on roads. Mumbai remained normal and was unaffected by the bandh. ...
  • Watch: Mixed response to trade unions' strike in Bangalore, Assam unaffected February 20, 2013

    Over 50 state buses were plying in Bangalore and even autorickshaws were plying. Meanwhile, life hasn't been hit in Assam as public transport was plying and schools, colleges were open. ...
  • Watch: Trade unions' strike hits Delhi, West Bengal; Mumbai less affected February 20, 2013

    People at the railway station in Delhi faced problems as some of them said that private taxis were not plying too. In Kolkata, there were insufficient public vehicles on the roads. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 20, 2012

    Bharat Bandh to protest diesel price hike, FDI evokes mixed response. Diesel gets cheaper in Bihar by 85 paise as state govt reduces VAT. ...
  • News 360: Bharat Bandh hits businesses, train services September 20, 2012

    The Bharat Bandh called by the NDA and the Left had maximum impact in the BJPruled states. ...
  • Opposition holds Bharat Bandh, Aam Aadmi most affected September 20, 2012

    The worst hit in the Bharat Bandh on Thursday were the urban poor and the daily wage labourers. ...
  • The Last Word: Was Bharat Bandh successful or just disruptive? September 20, 2012

    The Bharat Bandh called by the opposition parties over FDI reforms and fuel price hike evoked mixed response on Thursday. ...
  • India speaks out: Should bandhs be banned? September 20, 2012

    CNNIBN viewers from across the country share their views on should bandhs be allowed. ...
  • Bharat Bandh: Schools, colleges remain shut in Hyderabad September 20, 2012

    While schools and colleges remain shut in Hyderabad during Bharat Bandh, public transport was plying on the roads. The BJP held rallies in the city and the TDP leaders protested by cooking on the streets. ...
  • Gujarat: Traders protest against FDI in retail September 20, 2012

    The traders in Ahmedabad are supporting the protest against FDI in retail saying it will ruin small traders and only benefit foreigners. ...
  • Bangalore traders participate in Bharat Bandh September 20, 2012

    Supporting the bandh against FDI in retail, the businessmen in Bangalore said the proposal will hit the small traders and the selfemployed people the most. Traditional sellers will lose their work after malls enter the market. The selfemployed people are left to fend for themselves. ...
  • Bharat Bandh: BJPruled states see maximum impact September 20, 2012

    Rail traffic was affected in some states and protestors burned effigies, shouted slogans against the UPA. ...
  • Bharat Bandh: Schools, colleges, banks shut in Odisha September 20, 2012

    Protestors also blocked trains at the Bhubaneswar railway stations since 6 am in the morning. ...
  • Bharat Bandh: Shops shut in Chandigarh September 20, 2012

    As part of the nationwide bandh by the NDA and Left parties, shops remained shut in Chandugarh. ...
  • India @ 9 with Veeraraghav May 31, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Veeraraghav. ...
  • News 360: CVC asks CBI to probe coal block allocation May 31, 2012

    The Prime Minister who was in charge of the coal ministry during 2006 to 2009 has been the target of a recent Team Anna's campaign against corruption. ...
  • The Last Word: Was Bharat Bandh a thoughtless mistake? May 31, 2012

    With growth sharply falling and exacerbating India's economic woes, was Bharat Bandh called by the BJP and the Left a thoughtless mistake? ...
  • Bharat bandh: Shops closed in Ahmedabad May 31, 2012

    While buses and rickshaws were seen plying on the roads, the shopkeepers voluntarily participated in the bharat bandh by keeping their shops closed in Ahmedabad. ...
  • Roll back petrol price hike immediately: Naqvi May 31, 2012

    BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi courted arrest on Thursday as a part of the Bharat bandh. ...