Transportation including bus and railway services were badly affected in various parts of the country on January 8, 2020, following the 'Bharat Bandh'.
A sick two-year-old girl being rushed to a hospital in Bihar’s Jehanabad died on the way on Monday as the ambulance she was in was allegedly stuck in an impenetrable jam.
The protest has been called by Congress and Left parties against the spiralling petrol and diesel prices which have reached record levels.
A day ahead of the Bharat Bandh called by Congress, fuel prices have increased yet again on Sunday.
Security has been tightened in Bhopal in view of Bharat Bandh against amendments in SC/ST Act on Thursday.
Protests turned violent in Barmer over Supreme Court's ruling on SC/ST protection act. Protestors set ablaze cars and damaged property.
Violent protests erupted today during a nationwide bandh called by Dalit groups against the alleged dilution of the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act.
With ambiguity surrounding GST which is set to launch in the midnight of June 30-July 1, traders across the country are going on strike and observing bandhs.