Bihar Bandh

  • Nitish can place their demand for special status before Centre: Alvi 02-03-2014 04:23 PM

    Reacting to the bandh call given by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over special state status, Congress leader Rashid Alvi said "Our government has given a lot of funds for Bihar's development but still if they feel the need for special status they can place their demand." ...
  • Trains hit, roads blocked in Bihar shutdown 02-03-2014 11:51 AM

    Hundreds of ruling JD-U workers on Sunday disrupted train services and blocked roads at many places to enforce a statewide shutdown to press for a special status for Bihar. Police said Janata Dal (United) supporters halted over half a dozen long-distance trains, and as a result, passengers were stranded at...
  • CM Nitish Kumar enforces bandh in Bihar demanding special status 02-03-2014 11:33 AM

    Patna: Demanding special status to Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has given a state-wide bandh call on Sunday. He has slammed the Centre for granting special status to Seemandhra while ignoring Bihar. The CM will be holding a day-long dharna demanding special status to the state. He will set out...
  • Bihar shutdown a daylong Satyagraha: Nitish 27-02-2014 03:39 PM

    Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday said his call for a shutdown in Bihar March 2 is in line with Mahatma Gandhi's ideology, adding that it will be a daylong 'Satyagraha' to protest the denial of special category status to his state. "Our call for bandh is a daylong Satyagraha...
  • CM urges people to protest peacefully against denial of special status to Bihar 24-02-2014 08:26 AM

    Taking a leaf out of Mahatma Gandhi's book, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday urged people to go for civil disobedience to make March 2 'Bihar bandh' a success on the issue of denial of special category status to Bihar. "Gandhiji had launched civil disobedience movement to seek freedom...
  • CPI, CPI(M) support Nitish's 'Bihar bandh' call on March 2 demanding special status 22-02-2014 08:40 PM

    The Left parties - CPI and CPI(M) - on Saturday backed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's call for 'Bihar bandh' on March two next to protest against the Centre for ignoring his demand for grant of special status to the state and appealed to people to make the bandh a success....
  • Nitish calls for state-wide bandh, demands special state status 22-02-2014 01:37 PM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has called for a state-wide bandh from March 2 to press the Centre to give the state special status. He said, "Seemandhra will get special state status and I do not have any problem with that. But somewhere they take decisions so early, somewhere they...
  • Bihar bandh hits normal life; BJP, JD(U) workers clash in many places 18-06-2013 07:58 PM

    New Delhi: In the last few days, the ties between the BJP and the JD(U) have taken a turn for the worse. Both the parties have been talking potshots at each other. The BJP on Tuesday claimed that spontaneous support by people made 'Bihar bandh' called by it successful and...
  • Sharad Pawar condemns BJP-JD(U) workers clash 18-06-2013 03:44 PM

    JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav has condemned the clash that took place between his party and the BJP workers in Patna. "We have gone our separate ways. We can't walk together. What's the point of fighting? They can do the bandh if they want," he said. ...
  • Bihar Bandh: BJP, JD(U) workers clash in Patna, many injured 18-06-2013 03:40 PM

    After the bitter political breakup, an open war erupted between the JD(U) and the BJP in Bihar on Tuesday. The party workers of the BJP and the JD(U) clashed in Patna as the bandh called by the BJP got a mixed response. ...
  • BJP says bandh has been a success, calls its end of Nitish era 18-06-2013 03:36 PM

    "Nitish Kumar claimed he would do all he can to stop this bandh. Now you can see that men and women of the BJP are being attacked. JD(U) is responsible for this violence," said BJP leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy. ...
  • Bandh called by BJP in Bihar an eyewash, says JD(U) 18-06-2013 11:01 AM

    The Bihar Bandh called by the Bharatiya Janata Party two days after the Janata Dal United walked out of the National Democratic Alliance has been partially successful in some parts of Patna. ...
  • Nitish Kumar instructed JD(U) workers to attack BJP workers, alleges Mangal Pandey 18-06-2013 10:20 AM

    Patna: 4:27 pm: "JD(U) workers even attacked BJP women protestors. JD(U) leaders identified women BJP workers and attacked them. All this was done under instructions of Nitish Kumar and senior JD(U) leaders," alleges Mangal Pandey. 4:20 pm: "BJP will launch a statewide protest against Nitish Kumar government, says Mangal Pandey....
  • BJP calls for Bihar Bandh to protest 'betrayal of people' by JD(U) 18-06-2013 08:39 AM

    Patna: The Bharatiya Janata Party has called a Bihar Bandh on Tuesday to protest the "betrayal of the people" by the Janata Dal United, which walked out of the National Democratic Alliance on Sunday. A day after the JD(U) and the BJP broke their alliance, the two political parties were...
  • Bihar bandh hits train, road services 10-07-2010 10:21 AM

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