25 years on... Bandh awaits ‘closure’ in Kerala

TNIE takes a look at how the state continues to face enforced shutdowns in the name of protest, despite court orders against disrupting public life 

published on : 29th July 2022

Supreme Court​ order on protected forests: Congress to go on hartal in Pathanamthitta

The Congress said this was an issue that affects people from all walks of life and the Left government was silent on it.

published on : 4th June 2022

All-India strike enjoys success in Kerala, shops and establishments closed

The nationwide hartal was announced raising multiple demands such as rescinding of the labour codes, protection of the public sector enterprises and accepting the demands of the farmers.

published on : 28th March 2022

Trade union hartal call hits Kerala tourism industry

Large-scale cancellation of bookings in hotels trigger panic

published on : 22nd March 2022

Congress 'hartal' over teacher's death in Odisha, BJD calls it 'joke'

Opposition parties in Odisha have been demanding Home Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra over the kidnap and killing of a 24-year-old woman teacher in Kalahandi district.

published on : 12th November 2021

No salary cut for Kerala government employees who took part in January strike

The order states that the the employees can apply for any leave that they are entitled for against the two days.

published on : 13th February 2019

Sabarimala row: BJP calls hartal in Vaikom following clash with CPM

According to sources, several persons belonging to both sides were injured in the clash, which occurred around 7.30 pm.

published on : 24th October 2018

Kerala: Probe on to find face behind faceless hartal

The WhatsApp and Facebook messages prompted a section of the social media users to enforce a hartal marred by violence mostly in northern parts of Kerala.

published on : 18th April 2018

Kerala hartal: 300 arrested, 95 cases registered in Malappuram

The arrests, made over Monday and Tuesday, included three persons arrested for vandalism, attacks against buses and shops and blocking the roads.

published on : 18th April 2018

Kerala: Mobs turn Malappuram into battlefield as pro-hartal groups clash with police

Over 100 people were arrested and police suspect the hartal was pre-planned and found certain local clubs were involved in the violence.

published on : 17th April 2018

BJD hartal over fuel price hike hits normal life 

Normal life was hit for five hours at Rourkela and rest of industrial district of Sundargarh with the ‘Hak Ki Hartal’ of the ruling BJD to protest fuel price hike evoking total response.

published on : 19th September 2017

BJP hartal near-total in Kerala capital on Thursday

In response to the hartal called by the BJP, educational institutions, shops and commercial establishments remained shut and public transport, autos and taxis stayed off the roads in the district.

published on : 8th June 2017