Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicBharat Bandh

Topic: Bharat Bandh

‘Protest only option in democracy’ — Tikait says farmers will go home after farm laws repealed

The Bharatiya Kisan Union leader also urged people, who faced inconvenience due to Bharat Bandh, to forget it for the sake of the farmers.

‘My city is fully open’ say users in Patna and Surat on Bharat Bandh, but post image from 2016

New Delhi: National highways, link roads and railway tracks were blocked by protesting farmers during the nationwide Bharat Bandh Monday, resulting in highway blockages...

Farmers gather near national highways, key roads in Punjab, Haryana on Bharat Bandh call

According to the Samkyukta Kisan Morcha, Bharat Bandh is being observed from 6am-6pm to mark 4 months of the farmers' agitation at Delhi's three borders — Singhu, Ghazipur & Tikri.

Farmer unions call for Bharat bandh on 26 March

The day will mark four months of the farmers’ protest at Delhi borders. A farmer leader said they will also protest fuel price hike & railway privatisation on 15 March.

Farmers fear bandh will hit ration supply as more protesters join from Punjab, Haryana

Farmers said many more protesters are coming on bicycles and carts which will hit their ration supply but they have enough stacked up for another 2-3 months.

Bharat Bandh brings regions to standstill as Bengal, Maharashtra & Telangana support farmers

Punjab & Haryana shutdown, while in states such as Assam and J&K UT, students, farmer & trader unions as well as political parties observe some form of protest.

Congress, Left supporters block roads, railway tracks in Bengal to back Bharat Bandh

Certain parts of north Bengal, where the BJP has called a 12-hour shutdown over the death of its supporter during a rally Monday, wore a deserted look.

Shops, commercial establishments remain shut in Punjab as farmers observe Bharat Bandh

In neighbouring BJP-JJP ruled Haryana, opposition parties Congress and Indian National Lok Dal have extended their support to the 'Bharat Bandh'.

Anna Hazare on day-long hunger strike to support farmers demanding repeal of agri laws

In a recorded message, Hazare appreciated farmers' protests at the borders of Delhi saying no violence has taken place in the last 10 days of the agitation.

Delhi police tightens security at border points, markets in view of Bharat Bandh

According to officials, protesting farmers will block key roads and occupy toll plazas during their 'chakka jam' protest from 11 am to 3 pm.

On Camera

YourTurn

AAP chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal with Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann | Representational Image | ANI

AAP, TMC’s national ambitions ignore India’s stark diversity. Southern parties know better

Modern communication technologies can be the potential centripetal force that unify voters across states. AAP has benefitted from this in Punjab.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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