The ongoing anti-Agnipath protest resulted in interruption of train services for people, across India. Due to the nationwide protest against the new Army recruitment scheme, approximately 491 trains, including 229 mail express and 254 passenger trains were disturbed in functioning, informed Indian Railways, on June 20. Furthermore, trains in routes of Ghaziabad, Delhi, Punjab, Mumbai and other regions, were cancelled, on June 20, due to the… read-more
All India Backward and Minority Communities Employees Federation (BAMCEF) advocated for Bharat Bandh on May 25 to seek a caste-based census. The protest was organized to condemn the Centre's refusal to perform a caste-based census for the Other Backward Classes (OBC). The Federation also wants reservations in the private sector for the SC/ST/OBC populations. BAMCEF also proposed that farmers get a definite minimum support price (MSP).
During the Rajya Sabha proceedings, Congress MP Shaktisinh Gohli issued suspension notice, urging discussion over 'Bharat Bandh". On March 29, Indian cities are witnessing nationwide strike, called against the GoI for their anti-farmer, anti-people and privatization policies. In this context, the MP said, "The house do suspend Zero Hour and relevant rules relating to Question Hour and other business of the day to have a discussion on two-day… read-more
On March 28 and 29, Indian trade associations called for nationwide strike, to protest against Central Government. Notably, bank associations and unions like INTUC, AITUC,CITU and other local unions extended support to protest against BJP's anti-labour, anti-people and anti-farmer policies. Furthermore, the Government also announced privatization of public sectors, including banks, railways, and plants. people across state, gathered on roads… read-more
In India, Central Trade Associations and Banks, called for a nationwide strike on March 28 & 29, to protest against the Central Government. In regard to this, the Union Power Ministry, alerted state governments and electricity department, to ensure maintenance and reliability of electricity round-the-clock to people, without fail. The advisory released read, "A 24X7 control room may be made functional for information dissemination and for… read-more
The central trade unions supported by the All India Bank Employees Association has called a nationwide strike on March 28 and 29. The decision comes after bank unions called for a protest against the government's plan to privatise public sector banks including the Banking Laws Amendment Bill 2021. The trade union also said roadways, transport and electricity workers are also supporting the decision for the strike, affecting services for… read-more
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Farmers' Kisan Mahapanchayat asked Supreme Court (SC) for permission to hold a protest at Jantar Mantar, however, SC slammed them by stating that you may have a right but citizens too have a right. After hearing the petition Justice A.M. Khanwilkar stated that the farmers have strangulated the entire city. They are obstructing everything. Tamil Nadu, Chhatisgarh, Kerala, Punjab, Jharkhand, and Andhra Pradesh had extended their support for… read-more
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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, on September 27, asked the Centre to consider the demands of farmers protesting against the three farm laws. Kejriwal said, "farmers are being forced to protest and call for Bharat Bandh again and again to raise their demands. Their demands are legitimate, and the Centre should consider them." Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party has also extended support to the farmers' Bharat Bandh call on September 27.
Courtesy: The Times of India
Passengers on the Delhi-Gurugram-Rajokri Expressway have to face massive traffic congestion on September 27 due to the Bharat Bandh called by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha's (SKM). However, no protests were reported in Guruam but the traffic jam was caused by checking because Delhi police were inspecting every vehicle before allowing the pass. The Bandh was started at 6 AM and it will continue till 4 PM.
Courtesy: The Tribune
The proposal for Bharat Bandh on September 27 by Samyukt Kisan Morcha, to mark one anniversary of the three controversial agricultural-laws receiving Presidential assent, has received widespread support from all parts of society, especially political parties. All government and private offices, educational and other institutions, stores, factories, and commercial enterprises, will be closed across the nation from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. All… read-more
Courtesy: The Indian Express