Monday, 27 Sep, 4.42 pm Deccan Herald

Bharat Bandh Live: 25 trains affected due to Bandh, says Indian Railways

The Delhi Police has beefed up security in border areas of the national capital in view of the Bharat Bandh called by farmer unions against the Centre's three agri laws on Monday. Samyukta Kisan Morcha, the umbrella body of over 40 farm unions spearheading the farmers' agitation, had earlier appealed to the people to join the bandh.

  • 16:28

    Bandh evokes lukewarm response in Andhra Pradesh

    The Bharat Bandh called on Monday protesting the three new Agricultural Laws evoked lukewarm response in Andhra Pradesh though the YSR Congress government lent support.

    Heavy to very heavy rains in different districts had a severe impact on normal life, other than the bandh. Only at a few places like Tirupati, Anantapuramu and Kadapa did the opposition parties stage protests against the farm laws. - PTI.

  • 16:14

    25 trains affected due to Bharat Bandh: Railways

    About 25 trains have been affected due to the Bharat Bandh called by farm unions on Monday to protest the Centre's three agri laws, officials said.

    "More than 20 locations are being blocked in Delhi, Ambala, and Firozepur divisions. About 25 trains are affected due to this," a spokesperson for the Northern Railway said.

    Officials said the Delhi-Amritsar Shan-e-Punjab, New Delhi-Moga Express, Old Delhi-Pathankot Express, Vande Bharat Express from New Delhi to Katra, and Amritsar Shatabdi are some of the trains that have been affected. - PTI.

  • 15:48

    Bharat Bandh in Gujarat largely peaceful; highways blocked briefly, protesters held

    Gujarat largely remained peaceful on Monday during the Bharat Bandh called by farmer unions against the Centre's three new farm laws, though there were reports of highways being blocked briefly which affected traffic movement, officials said.

    Protesters were detained in some parts of the state, they said.

    Traffic movement on a national highway connecting Surat to Mumbai in neighbouring Maharashtra as blocked in Kamrej for some time by protesters, who burnt tyres on the arterial stretch, a police official said. (PTI)

  • 14:57

    Price hike of Rs 25 not enough, Yogi had promised to raise sugarcane value to Rs 400: Tikait

  • 14:56

    Our Bharat Bandh was successful: Tikait

  • 14:37

    Bharat Bandh fails to evoke response in Assam

    Assam remained unaffected by the Bharat Bandh on Monday as public transport operated as usual, markets were open and offices registered usual attendance.

    The opposition Congress, which supported the bandh, did not organise any protest programme in the state. (PTI)

  • 14:36

    Trade unions stage protest at Jantar Mantar in support of farmers' 'Bharat Bandh' call

    A section of the trade unions and civil society groups held a protest at Jantar Mantar in solidarity with the "Bharat Bandh" called by farmers against three agriculture laws of the Centre.

    The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of over 40 farm unions spearheading the agitation against the tree contentious laws, had appealed to people on Thursday to join the bandh. (PTI)

  • 14:10

    Bharat Bandh in Kerala politically motivated anti-Modi protest; farm laws have nothing to with state: V Muraleedharan

    The Agriculture Laws, that are enacted, don't have anything to do with Kerala as Kerala doesn't have mandis. Then why Kerala people are subjected to unnecessary torture? It's a politically motivated anti-Modi protest: Union Minister V Muraleedharan (ANI)

  • 14:09

    Bengaluru cop injured while on Bharat Bandh duty

  • 13:33

    We have come here for farmers, there is no political agenda: Delhi Congress chief

  • 13:29

    Some farmers ask Delhi Congress chief Anil Chaudhury to leave protest site

  • 12:57

    Tikait's call for Bharat Bandh similar to Taliban's activities: BKU-BHANU President Bhanu Pratap Singh

  • 12:46

    Farmers, other organisations carried out a march from Town Hall to Mysore Bank Circle today to protest farm laws

  • 12:44

    Farmers stage protest at Mysore Bank circle in Bengaluru

    Credit: DH Photo/B H Shivakumar

  • 12:42

    Bharat Bandh: Farmer bodies stage protests in TN

    In solidarity with the nationwide strike demanding repeal of Centre's farm laws, farmer bodies and Left parties on Monday staged protests in several parts of Tamil Nadu.

    In a protest held here, State Secretaries of the CPI and CPI(M), R Mutharasan and K Balakrishnan respectively, Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi chief Thol Thirumavalavan and functionaries of the ruling DMK affiliated Labour Progressive Federation participated. (PTI)

  • 11:57

    Traffic snarl eases at Delhi-Gurugram border after police loosen barricades

  • 11:52

    Bharat Bandh: Parts of Delhi witness traffic snarls due to road closures, diversions

    Parts of the national capital witnessed traffic snarls on Monday morning as police closed some key roads to prevent any untoward incident during the Bharat Bandh called by farm unions against the Centre's three farm laws.

    The Delhi Police has increased security checks at its border points which led to the slowing down of traffic and it informed commuters about road closures and traffic snarls on Twitter. (PTI)

  • 11:45

    Punjab CM Channi says he stands with farmers, appeals Union government to repeal farm laws

  • 11:40

    Protest held at N R Circle in Bengaluru, traffic affected

  • 11:32

    Protesters detained after breaking police barricade at Chennai's Anna Salai

  • 10:52

    Train operations affected in Delhi as protesters sit on railways tracks

    Train operations affected in Delhi, Ambala and Firozpur divisions as people are sitting on railway tracks. More than 20 locations are being blocked in Delhi division. About 25 trains affected in Ambala and Firozpur divisions: Northern Railway (ANI)

  • 10:50

    Bharat Bandh: Auto, taxis operate normally in Delhi; shops open

    Autorickshaws and taxis plied normally and shops were open in the national capital on Monday, with their unions and associations extending only "in-principle support" to the Bharat Bandh called by farmers but deciding not to join the strike.

    The auto, taxi unions and traders bodies said their livelihood has already been hit hard due to the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown so they were not joining any strike. (PTI)

  • 10:40

    No major impact on normal life in Bengaluru so far due to Bharat Bandh, traffic likely to be disrupted (PTI)

  • 10:38

    Farmers block highways at many places in Punjab

    Farmerson Monday blocked highways and other roads at many places in Punjab, where the ruling Congress said it firmly stands by the farm unions' call for Bharat Bandh against the Centre's three agri laws.

    In neighbouring Haryana too, there were reports of protesters blocking some highways, including in Sirsa, Fatehabad and Kurukshetra.

    There were also reports offarmerssquatting on rail tracks at a few places in the two states. (PTI)

  • 10:36

    Protest at Town Hall in Bangalore on Monday to mark Bharat Bandh

  • 10:03

    Bandh evoking tepid response in Raichur

  • 09:53

    Rahul Gandhi extends support to protesting farmers

  • 09:51

    Andhra Pradesh Left parties protest in front of Vijayawada bus station

  • 09:27

    Bharat Bandh: Delhi Police tightens security at border points

    The Delhi Police has beefed up security in border areas of the national capital in view of the Bharat Bandh called by farmer unions against the Centre's three agri laws on Monday.

  • 09:13

    Karnataka kisan Congress committee stage protest as part of Bharat bandh

  • 09:09

    Visuals from Singhu (Delhi-Haryana) border, where protesters speak with the people moving through the area.

  • 09:09

    RJD leader Mukesh Raushan and other members & workers of the party protest in Hajipur, in support of Bharat Bandh called by farmer organisations against the 3 farm laws.

  • 09:08

    Amritsar, Punjab | At all locations where farmers are protesting, forces have been deployed since 5 am: Inspector Sanjeev Kumar

    Farmers' protests are peaceful, so forces have also been told to not behave untowardly with them and bring to my notice if something happens: Inspector Sanjeev Kumar

  • 08:23

    Ambulances, doctors or those going for an emergency can pass through. We've not sealed down anything: Tikait

  • 08:14

  • 07:56

    "In view of the Bharat bandh call by protesting farmers, we have blocked the Shambhu border (Punjab-Haryana border) till 4 pm," says a farmer

  • 07:55

  • 07:51

    Unusual UN meet to close without Taliban, Myanmar speeches

    The UN General Assembly in New York ends Monday but without speeches by those in power in Afghanistan and Myanmar, one of many quirks at this year's diplomatic marathon that saw 100 leaders defy coronavirus fears to meet in person. (AFP)

  • 07:39

    Traffic movement closed from UP towards Ghazipur due to protest, says Delhi Traffic Police

  • 07:27

    Activists of Samyukta Kisan Morcha-Karnataka staging protest near Central bus stand

    Activists of Samyukta Kisan Morcha-Karnataka are staging protest near Central bus stand here on Monday as part of theBharat bandh.

    The bandh has been called urging the Union government to withdraw three contentious farm acts. RKS leader H V Diwakar, CPI district leader Sharanabasappa Mamashetty and others took part.

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