Bharat Bandh
Opinion  /  Published 21.06.22

Modi govt firefights Agnipath protests

The unprecedented public protests against the Centre’s Agnipath scheme — a Bharat bandh was observed — have forced the Narendra Modi government to blow hot and cold on the matter. Th...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 21.06.22

Army issues notification to recruit soldiers

The Indian Army on Monday issued a notification for the recruitment of the first batch of soldiers under Agnipath, undeterred by nationwide protests and a Bharat Bandh opposing the scheme that allows ...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.06.22

Police swoop on bandh eve

The Bharat Bandh against the Agnipath armed forces recruitment scheme elicited a lukewarm response in agitation-epicentre Bihar on Monday with some political parties and their student wings spearheadi...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 29.09.21

Letters to the editor: Samyukta Kisan Morcha's Bharat Bandh

Still strong Sir — It is uncharitable to say that the Bharat Bandh called by the farmers’ unions has caused ‘disruption’ or ‘inconvenience’ for the public since it...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 28.09.21

Farmers versus fake planters

The response to the bandh call in Punjab and Haryana was near-complete, with traders downing shutters in solidarity with the farmers, who used their tractors to block roads and highways. Only emergenc...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 27.09.21

Bharat bandh partial in state

The daylong Bharat Bandh called by Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Monday, coinciding with the first anniversary of the Centre's enactment of three contentious farm laws, evoked partial response acr...
By Our Bureau in Ranchi/Dhanbad

India  /  Published 27.09.21

Tikait: Farm protest pan-India in nature

The countrywide response to Monday's Bharat Bandh has proved that the protests against three farm laws of the Centre are pan-India, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said and urged ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.09.21

SKM: Historic response to bandh

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), a united front of over 40 farmer unions protesting against three agriculture laws of the Centre, on Monday said its call for a "Bharat Bandh" received an &qu...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.09.21

Cong: PM Modi, talk to farmers

As farmers across the country held protests as part of the Bharat Bandh, the Congress on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to talk to agitating farmers and listen to their legitimate grievance...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.21

Bengal: Leftists back strike

Left activists blocked roads and railway tracks across Bengal on Monday in support of the Bharat Bandh, while normal life remained largely unaffected in the state. Markets and shops were opened as us...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


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