Rail Roko

Train services disrupted near Chennai as PMK men block tracks, cops register two cases

"The miscreants will be booked under the relevant sections of the railways act for sabotaging railway property,” P Rajan, Superintendent of Police, GRP, Chennai, told The New Indian Express

published on : 1st December 2020

Punjab farmer protests: Railways incur losses to the tune of Rs 1200 crore

Earlier, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal had written to the Punjab chief minister seeking assurance about safety of tracks and running staff to resume operations.

published on : 4th November 2020

Rail roko: Punjab industries hit hard as power plants closed, protesters refuse to remove blockade 

As against the demand of 1,100 lakh units of power, 200 lakh units were purchased from the national grid by the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited.

published on : 30th October 2020

Punjab farmer bodies ease 'rail roko' stir, allow movement of goods trains till November 5

Farmer leader Satnam Singh said the decision was taken keeping in mind the shortage of coal and diammonium phosphate (DAP) fertilizer.

published on : 22nd October 2020

Punjab CM asks farmers to ease rail roko agitation, cites coal, fertiliser shortage

Different farmers' bodies had stepped up their agitation by resorting to blocking rail tracks for an indefinite period from October 1 in the state to protest the new farm legislations.

published on : 6th October 2020

Farm bills: Rail roko agitation extended till September 29 in Punjab

Earlier, the Railways has cancelled at least various special trains running from the Ferozepur division from September 24 to 26.

published on : 26th September 2020

Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee extends its 'rail roko' agitation in Punjab till Sept 29

The 'rail roko' agitation had started on Thursday, forcing the railway authorities to suspend the operation of special passenger trains in the state.

published on : 25th September 2020

Punjab nears lockdown as farmers begin protest against recent farm reform bills passed in parliament

Similar protests have been witnessed in parts of the country including Haryana and Odisha.

published on : 25th September 2020

'Rail roko' agitation starts in Punjab against farm bills, train services suspended

Railway authorities said 14 pairs of special trains will remain suspended from September 24 till 26.

published on : 24th September 2020

Rail roko agitation to severely affect movement of essential items, foodgrains: Railways

Farmers in Punjab on Thursday began their three-day 'rail roko' agitation to protest against the three farm bills while the Ferozepur Railway division suspended the operation of special trains.

published on : 24th September 2020

Opposing farm bill three-day 'Rail roko' agitation starts in Punjab, train services suspended

Railway authorities said 14 pairs of special trains will remain suspended from September 24 till 26.

published on : 24th September 2020

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