Bharat bandh affects Kasaragod; Mangaluru and Udupi remain normal

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Mangaluru : As ten trade unions and some associations geared up for a nationwide stir against the Centre’s alleged anti-labour policies on Wednesday, The was no disruption in bus services in Mangaluru and Udupi and normal life in both the cities remained unaffected. However, Kasargod had the effect of bandh and schools, colleges, hotels, cinemas, […]

Assault during Bharat Bandh: accused held

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Bantwal: The Vittla police arrested the accused in connection with the assault on a driver on Bharat bandh day. Jagga alias Jagadish, a resident of Mani, is the arrested. During the recent Bharat Bandh, Jagadish had attacked a pickup driver at Mani on Bengaluru-Mangaluru national highway. The victims were admitted to a Puttur hospital, informed […]

Life hit; seven buses, hotel damaged in stone-throwing

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Mangaluru: At least seven buses were damaged, apart from a vehicle belonging to Bantwal MLA Rajesh Naik U., in stone-throwing, as the Bharat Bandh called by the Congress opposing increasing fuel prices affected life in Dakshina Kannada on Monday. Some tyres were brunt near the Pumpwell Junction in the city early on Monday. This was […]

Congress was responsible for the violence during the Bharat Bandh: K. Raghupati Bhat

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Udupi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA K. Raghupati Bhat said on Monday that the Congress was solely responsible for the violence during the Bharat Bandh in the city. Addressing presspersons here, Mr. Bhat said that it was due to the violence unleashed by the Congress workers that Prabhakar Poojary, president of the city unit of […]

Govt has forced officials to close down schools and stopped operation of buses: Nalin Kumar

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel on Monday accused the ruling Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition government of misusing State machinery for forcibly closing down schools, hotels, medical shops and business establishments for the Bharat Bandh in Dakshina Kannada and other parts of the State. The BJP will take legal action against the State government, […]

Petroleum prices : Bharat Bandh to hit life today

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Bengaluru : The Bharat Bandh called by the alliance of Opposition parties is likely to immobilise life in the city on Monday. All government agencies and associations have extended full support to the nationwide bandh against the Centre, called in protest against the rising prices of petroleum products and other essentials. Buses will stay off […]

Ramanath Rai calls upon people to support the Bharat Bandh

Saturday, September 8th, 2018
Ramanatha Rai

Mangaluru : Former minister Ramanath Rai on Saturday called upon people to support the Bharat Bandh called by the Congress party on September 10. Addressing media persons here Ramanath Rai said, “The Dakshina Kannada district has supported the bandh against rise in prices of petroleum products,” he told. Rai termed hike in prices of petroleum […]

Congress calls ‘Bharat Bandh’ on Sept.10 against fuel prices hike

Thursday, September 6th, 2018
Randeep Surjewala

New Delhi : The Congress will organise a nationwide shutdown on September 10 over rising fuel prices, parties leaders announced Thursday and asked other opposition parties and civil society groups to join their protest against the government. The common man was bearing the brunt of the escalating prices of petrol, diesel and cooking gas, Congress […]

Bharat bandh enters second day; 71 arrested for violence in Noida

Thursday, February 21st, 2013
All India strike

New Delhi : The Uttar Pradesh police, badly outnumbered during violence and vandalism in Noida yesterday, are out in full force today, the second day of the Bharat bandh or strike. They have so far registered 64 cases and 71 people have been arrested for yesterday’s Noida violence, which, factory owners claim caused losses of […]

Bharat Bandh: Two-day trade union strike from tomorrow

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
Bharat Bandh

New Delhi: The stage appears set for a mega two-day trade union strike starting Wednesday after union leaders failed to arrive at a consensus in talks with the government. The strike called by country’s 11 registered trade unions, cutting across party lines, will start from Tuesday midnight to protest against the “anti-people” policies of the […]