By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2021 02:40 AM IST
Dozens of farm leaders and activists were detained and the northern railways said 41 passenger trains and 40 freight trains had to be cancelled, diverted or delayed.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2021 08:18 AM IST
Confederation of All India Traders, the union of eight crore traders in the country, which called a Bharat bandh in February said it is not going to take part in tomorrow's strike.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2021 08:19 AM IST
Here’s all you need to know about the Bharat Bandh scheduled for March 26.
PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 05:39 PM IST
- The Confederation of All India Traders said dharnas will be held nationwide in 1,500 places demanding the Centre, state governments and the GST Council to keep in abeyance the "draconian" provisions of GST.
Pune | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2020 06:54 PM IST
Hazare observed a fast on December 8 in support of the Bharat Bandh called by farmer organisations demanding a repeal of the Centre’s three agri laws.
Lucknow, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 08:32 AM IST
The police headquarters issued directives to all district police chiefs to make necessary arrangements to avert any law and of order problem
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 04:25 PM IST
Issuing warning about the miscreants joining the protests, ADG Kumar said the UP police has informed farmers about the possibility of miscreants amid the protest.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 05:52 AM IST
The protest against the farm laws has been going at Delhi borders since November 27. On Tuesday, the farmers unions had enforced a Bharat Bandh (nationwide strike) from 11am to 3pm, which was peaceful.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 09:52 AM IST
Farm union leaders will decide on Wednesday whether to move ahead with the sixth round of talks, scheduled to take place later in the day.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HTC and Agencies
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 05:05 AM IST
The maximum impact of Bharat Bandh was felt in Punjab and Haryana, the epicentre of the ongoing protests by cultivators who are demanding the repeal of the laws aimed at the liberalising farm trade. Western Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, too, felt the impact of the strike observed between 11am and 3pm.
Hindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent, Shimla/dharamshala:
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 01:06 AM IST
As shops remain open in capital, Kisan Sabha members led by Communist Party of India (Marxist) legislator Rakesh Singha stage a sit-in at Theogh Bazar and Cong workers stage demonstrations in Kangra
Hindustan Times/Srinagar | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 01:03 AM IST
Business in Asia’s second largest fruit market in Sopore also remained suspended as a group of growers staged a protest demanding revocation of the laws.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 04:33 AM IST
One of the few roads blocked by protesters on Tuesday was the NH-44. A group of young men, mostly from Delhi and a few from Punjab, blocked the highway a few kilometers before the Singhu border.
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 05:31 AM IST
The blockade caused heavy traffic jams on alternate routes through which the police had to divert commuters. As many as 4,000 traffic policemen were deployed on Delhi’s roads throughout the day to ensure smooth vehicular movement.
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 05:36 AM IST
While it was business as usual at the Okhla fruit and vegetable market, trade was hit at the Azadpur and Ghazipur markets. The Narela and Najafgarh foodgrain markets remained completely shut in support of the strike on Tuesday.
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 03:43 PM IST
Despite several unions of autos, taxis and other public service vehicles announcing their support to the strike, the impact was minimal on the city roads.
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 05:54 AM IST
The first information report (FIR) was registered under Indian Penal Code’s sections 188 (Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant), 269 (Negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life), 270 (Malignant act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life) and the Epidemic Disease Act against Chaudhary and others at the IP Estate police station, said deputy commissioner of police (central) Sanjay Bhatia.
Jaipur | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 10:28 PM IST
Rajasthan BJP president Satish Poonia on Tuesday accused the Congress of misleading farmers in the name of ‘Bharat Bandh’ in protest against the Centre’s farm laws.
Mathura | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 08:58 PM IST
To foil any untoward incident during the ‘Bharat Bandh’, the Mathura district administration made preventive arrests of over 150 leaders and activists of different political parties on Tuesday, officials said.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 08:32 PM IST
Farmer leaders claimed on Tuesday their ‘Bharat Bandh’ against the new farm laws was “successful” and had an impact in 25 states.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 07:39 PM IST
Markets and offices remained largely open while Samajwadi Party, Congress, RLD, left parties’ workers and some other unions held protests in several districts and even held up a train in Prayagraj.
Hindustan Times, Dehradun/Haridwar/Rudrapur/Haldwani/Pithoragarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 07:22 PM IST
The bandh was peaceful barring some roadblock incidents, said police.
New Delhi/Chandigarh | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 07:18 PM IST
Life was disrupted in several parts of the country on Tuesday as shops and commercial establishments stayed closed, transport was affected and protesters squatted on key roads and rail tracks in response to a ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by farmers demanding a repeal of the new agri laws.
Lucknow | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 05:10 PM IST
Samajwadi Party leaders sat on a silent protest near the statue of former prime minister Chaudhary Charan Singh at the Vidhan Bhavan in Lucknow in support of the bandh. SP MLCs Rajpal Kashyap, Sunil Singh Sajan, Anand Bhadauria and Ashu Malik were part of it.
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 04:35 PM IST
Roads in many parts of Bihar were mostly deserted but emergency services, including hospitals and chemist shops remained open.
Ranchi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 03:59 PM IST
Protests and demonstrations were held in Ranchi, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Palamu, Dumka, Bokaro, Sahibganj and Pakur but no untoward incident was reported from anywhere, officials said.
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 03:53 PM IST
The police said Uttarakhand’s AAP chief was leading a protest march without necessary permission and was also violating Covid norms.
Hindustan Times, Karnal | By HT Correspondents, Chandigarh/karnal
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 01:38 AM IST
Shops shut, fuel stations open as traffic was diverted as a precautionary measure on NH-44 from Pipli to Kurukshetra and at Ambala
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 04:03 PM IST
Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar met Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to discuss the farm issues as farmers observed a strike on Tuesday.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 03:21 PM IST
The number of farmers have started to swell as many more are coming in on bicycles and carts. The ‘Bharat Bandh’, however, hit the supply of essentials, including rice, wheat flour, lentils, oil, milk, soap and toothpaste, for the protesters camping at the border for the 13th day on the trot.