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Thousands of farmers, who have been protesting at several borders of the national capital since November 26 against the farm laws(REUTERS)

‘Don’t want to inconvenience anyone, should be allowed to hold protest at Ramlila Ground’: Punjab Kisan Union

By Asian News International | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 07:29 PM IST
The Punjab Kisan Union’s RS Mansa says protestors don’t want to inconvenience commuters from Delhi or Haryana, so they should be allowed to shift to Ramlila ground. This comes as farmer leaders have been invited to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah at 7 pm on Tuesday.
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Indian farmers raise their shawls and shout anti-government slogans during a protest against farm bills in Bengaluru.(AP photo)
Indian farmers raise their shawls and shout anti-government slogans during a protest against farm bills in Bengaluru.(AP photo)

Bharat Bandh: Punjab, Maharashtra, UP among states to be affected by farmers’ unions strike

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 02:18 PM IST
While Delhi-Haryana border is likely to be sealed, a three-hour road blockade will be observed across Punjab from 11am to 2pm.
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Security personnel stand guard near railway track during a nationwide strike called by trade unions, at Serampore in Kolkata on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
Security personnel stand guard near railway track during a nationwide strike called by trade unions, at Serampore in Kolkata on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)

Violence in West Bengal’s Malda during Bharat Bandh, police vehicles torched

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 10:13 PM IST
Malda witnessed widespread arson last month during protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA.
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The strike includes as many as three lakh employees and workers with the participation of members of various trade unions in the state.(Representative Photo/PTI)
The strike includes as many as three lakh employees and workers with the participation of members of various trade unions in the state.(Representative Photo/PTI)

Bharat Bandh: Banking services hit in Telangana

By Press Trust of India | Hyderabad
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 01:05 PM IST
Banking services across Telangana were severely hit by the nationwide strike called by various trade unions. However, operations at SBI were unaffected as employees decided to stay away from Bharat Bandh.
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Indian post employees participate in the all-India strike.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Indian post employees participate in the all-India strike.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

In tweet on Bharat Bandh, Rahul Gandhi slams ‘anti-labour policies’ of Modi govt, ‘salutes’ 25 crore workers

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 09:54 AM IST
The 10 central trade unions including CITU, INTUC, among others have given the call for strike with a 12-point charter of demand.
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Many shopkeepers downed shutters under pressure from trade unions.(Representative photo: Santosh Kumar/HT)
Many shopkeepers downed shutters under pressure from trade unions.(Representative photo: Santosh Kumar/HT)

Bharat Bandh cripples normal life in Kerala, pilgrims stranded

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 08:58 AM IST
Going by earlier experiences, Kerala is expected to bear the maximum brunt of the nationwide strike among the southern states.
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