Rail Roko

Rail roko over stoppage disrupts train service

Earlier on March 22, the committee had written to the manager of Chakradharpur Railway Division stating that residents would resort to rail roko over the demand.

published on : 31st March 2022

Railways and NHAI report huge losses due to agitations by farmer unions over agri laws

Parts of Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal, UP, Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh come under the five divisions of Northern Railway, which reported maximum loss of over Rs 22.58 crore.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Land oustees stage rail roko in Odisha demanding permanent jobs

The economic blockade paralysed rail traffic for around three hours. The agitators alleged that despite losing land years back, they are yet to get permanent jobs. 

published on : 10th November 2021

Several 'rail roko' protesters booked in Haryana for blocking tracks

The protesters have been booked under various provisions of the Railways Act, they said, adding most of those booked were unknown.

published on : 19th October 2021

'Rail Roko' protest paralyses services in Haryana and Punjab, mixed response in Uttar Pradesh

The New Delhi-Amritsar Shatabdi Express stopped near Shambu station as protesters blocked railway tracks near Sahnewal and Rajpura.

published on : 19th October 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Stray protests, no major impact of 'Rail Roko' in Uttar Pradesh

The BKU workers also staged a token demonstration at the Raya Station in Mathura, officials said, adding that they later vacated the railway tracks.

published on : 18th October 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: 'Rail roko' affects 150 locations in Northern Railway zone, 60 trains affected

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha had said 'protests will be intensified until justice is secured' in the Lakhimpur Kheri case.

published on : 18th October 2021

'Rail Roko' protest: Farmers block train traffic in Punjab, demand justice in Lakhimpur violence case

Demanding the arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra, Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee general secretary said the KMSC will hold protests at 20 places in 11 districts of Punjab.

published on : 18th October 2021

Lakhimpur incident: SKM to hold 'Rail Roko' on October 18 to demand dismissal, arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra

The SKM said during the 'rail roko' protest, all train traffic will be stopped for six hours from 10 am till 4 pm on Monday.

published on : 17th October 2021

Bharat Bandh: Opposition blocks railway in Mumbai to protest rising fuel prices

The all-India anti-fuel price hike shutdown got underway in different parts of Maharashtra with all parties, barring the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena, joining in wholeheartedly.

published on : 10th September 2018

Mumbai Rail Roko: Two arrested, 11 security personnel injured

Police have arrested two persons in connection with the violent rail roko protest here on Tuesday morning.

published on : 20th March 2018

Mumbai apprentice agitation: Protesting students call off stir; train services between Matunga, Dadar resume

They sought the scrapping of 20 per cent quota and jobs for locals in all states to those candidates who clear the All India Railway Act Apprentice Exams.

published on : 20th March 2018

Jallikattu ordinance cleared, sent to President 

After consulting AG Mukul Rohatgi, the Law Ministry has forwarded the Ordinance to President Mukherjee.

published on : 20th January 2017