Protest News Updates: May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018

Protest News Updates:

Bandh (Shutdown)

Story image for Bandh from The Telegraph India

Division arises over Rebati bandh call

The Telegraph India08-May-2018
Tinsukia: A few organisations have said they do not support the 12-hour Tinsukia and Dibrugarh bandh called by 12 groups on Wednesday over the failure of police to trace Rebati Phukan. The All Assam Matak Sanmilan issued a release on Tuesday clarifying that it did not call the bandh. The All Tai Ahom …

Story image for Bandh from The Telegraph India

Bandh total in 2 districts

The Telegraph India10 hours ago
Tinsukia: The 12-hour strike called in Tinsukia and Dibrugarh districts over the alleged failure of the state government to trace Rebati Phukan evoked total response on Wednesday. Phukan, member of the now-defunct People’s Consultative Group, formed by the Ulfa in 2005 to initiate peace talks with the …

Story image for Bandh from The Wire

What Bharat Bandh Did to Dalits in the Chambal Belt

The Wire07-May-2018
Chambal, Madhya Pradesh: The Bharat Bandh on April 2 was a historic event. For the first time ever, a bandh was organised across the country without being backed by either a national political party or group of parties or by any national organisations. The call came from various Dalit groups and …

Story image for Bandh from India Today

CPI(M) calls for bandh in Kannur’s Mahe after political killings of CPIM …

India Today07-May-2018
In two separate incidents in Pondicherry administered Mahe and Kerala’s New Mahe, a Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPIM) local leader and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker were killed on Monday night. According to Kannur police, Mahe former Municipal Councilor, Babu Kanipoyi, 45, …

Story image for Bandh from Northeast Now

Dibrugarh-Tinsukia bandh over missing peace negotiator for Ulfa

Northeast Now17 hours ago
The 12-hour Dibrugarh-Tinsukia bandh called by twelve organizations because of the failure of the police to trace People’s Consultative Group (PCG) member, Rebati Phukan disrupted normal life in the two upper Assam districts on Wednesday. Educational institutions, banks and business establishments …

Maoists set two trucks afire, call Gadchiroli bandh on May 10

Times of India08-May-2018
In a follow up action, the reds have also called for a bandh in the district on April 10 to protest the killing of their cadres in the two encounters at Boriya-Kasnasur and Nainer forests. The Maoists and their frontal organizations have claimed the encounters were fake, and several innocent tribals were killed in …

Story image for Bandh from Nagpur Today

Naxals torch 2 trucks, call for Gadchiroli bandh on May 10

Nagpur Today20 hours ago
Nagpur: Naxals torched two trucks near Gatta area and also called for a bandh in Gadchiroli district on May 10 to protest the killing of their 40 cadres in the two encounters at Boriya-Kasnasur and Nainer forests. According to police, three people in civil clothes stopped the trucks late on Tuesday night and …

Story image for Bandh from The Indian Express

Meerut police invokes NSA against BSP MLA arrested during April 2 …

The Indian Express4 hours ago
THE MEERUT police have invoked the National Security Act (NSA) against former BSP MLA Yogesh Verma, lodged in jail in connection with the violence during the Bharat Bandh protesting against the alleged dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act on April 2. Verma, who had been arrested …

Story image for Bandh from The Statesman

‘Bharat Bandh‘ violence: UP’s ex-BSP MLA Yogesh Verma booked …

The Statesman16 hours ago
Former BSP (Bahujan Samaj Party) MLA Yogesh Verma, who was arrested on charges of inciting violence during ‘ Bharat Bandh‘ on 2 April, has been booked under the National Security Act ( NSA) by district administration. In the ‘Bharat Bandh‘ violence 2 people were killed and over 70 others injured …

Story image for Bandh from The Telegraph India

The Telegraph India

Kudumis hold M’bhanj Bandh

Daily Pioneer07-May-2018
The six-hour Mayurbhanj Bandh observed by the Kudumi Sena to press for awarding of ST status to Kudumis/Mohants passed off peacefully on Monday. The bandh was observed from 6 am till 12 noon when Government offices, shops, business establishments and banks remained closed. Besides …
Dharna (Sit-in Protest)

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