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According to data available at South Asian Terrorism Portal (SATP), at least 57 Maoists were arrested from the State in 2018.
Maharashtra and Telangana had deployed heavy forces on the border areas as a precaution, following a few aggressive actions by the banned group at Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli.
The airport authorities made a thoughtful gesture to provide mass seating arrangements at the airport.
As many as 26 buses were damaged due to stone pelting on Day 2 of Bharat Bandh.
The central trade unions in the country are striking work for two days -- January 8 and 9 -- protesting against the various policies of the Central government.
The general strike in Bengal had also put up a picture of CPI(M) and Congress joining hands to ensure that the general strike takes place in Bengal.
Stones were pelted at school buses in Howrah district. Similar incidents were reported on Tuesday as well. There were similar incidents of stone pelting in other parts of the state too.
Causing severe inconvenience to commuters, hundreds of protesters from the Left trade unions disrupted the bus services at Majestic, the Central Bus Stand here, Transport Department officials said.
Train services were hit on the second day of the strike as trade union activists staged 'rail roko' at several places including Bhubaneswar, Balasore and Berhampur.
However, the operation in SBI and private sector banks remained unaffected as other seven unions in the banking sector are not part of the strike.
In Bengaluru, many BMTC buses remained off the road.
In 2018, hartals claimed 97 working days in Kerala.
Central trade unions, except RSS-affiliate Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, launched the 2-day nationwide strike to protest against proposed labour reforms and worker policies of the BJP-led government.
While business establishments had shut shop in cities such as Hassan, Tumakuru and Kalaburagi, they resumed their activities in the second half of the day.
Commuters were having a tough time finding buses and autorickshaws in several cities as protesters staged road blockade at various places.