Tag: Odisha Bandh

BJD, Cong, BJP all set for October slugfest

Bhubaneswar: Though summer has bid us goodbye, come October, the political environment in Odisha is all set to smolder as all the three major political parties are out to launch an assault on each other on a host of issues. While the ruling-BJD will target the BJP-led central government with its ‘Padyatra;’ the Odisha BJP […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Odisha bandh total, claims Congress

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Congress today asserted that the dawn-to-dusk bandh observed by the party to protest against the inaction of State and Centre over the construction of dams and barrages by Chhattisgarh on the upstream of the Mahanadi river, was a complete success even as the BJD and BJP claimed that the shutdown was ‘impact-less.’. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Violence during bandh: Congress apologizes

Bhubaneswar: The State-wide bandh was also marked by instances of violence as Congress workers were seen manhandling people and setting vehicles on fire, leading the Congress State president to tender an apology at a post-bandh press meet. In Shastri Nagar area of Bhubaneswar, angry locals torched two motor-cycles and damaged several vehicles, police said. Reports […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
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Rail Roko In Bhubaneswar As Left Parties Kick Off 6-Hr Odisha Bandh

Members of CPI, CPI (M), CPIM(L) and Forward Block resorted to road blockade and rail roko in different towns in Odisha. The protesters blocked the railway track at Bhubaneswar station disrupting train services.

  • Thursday, 15 July 2021
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Left Parties Call For Odisha Bandh On July 15 Over Fuel Price Rise

Left parties called for a six-hour-long Odisha Bandh on July 15 in protest against the rising prices of fuel and other essential commodities

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
NNKS sticks to Odisha shutdown call despite govt's appeal

Bhubaneswar: Remaining firm in its decision, the Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) today stated that it will not withdraw from its Odisha bandh call on February 21 even with the State government appealing to desist, amid concerns that the shutdown might affect students during their annual matric examinations beginning February 22. Addressing a presser, National […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Odisha bandh: Farmers raise voice against govt for price, pension & prestige

Bhubaneswar: Lakhs of farmers under the aegis of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) are observing a 12-hour statewide shutdown in Odisha over their long-standing demands of price, pension and prestige. In Bhubaneswar, members of the NNKS staged protests near Patia-Nandankanan road early in the morning and blocked roads by burning tyres. Similar protests were also […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Communists Are Professional Agitators, Congress Agenda-less: Odisha BJP On Bharat Bandh

Bhubaneswar: Taking a dig at the Congress and the Communist Parties, senior BJP leader Prithviraj Harichandan today criticised the decision of the Congress to extend support to the nationwide bandh call by 10 Central trade unions (CTUs). While the trade unions claim to have resorted to shutdown over 14-point charter of demands including social security, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Congress Calls For Odisha Bandh On February 15

Bhubaneswar: Protesting steep rise in the prices of petrol and diesel, the State unit of Congress on Tuesday announced to observe Odisha bandh on February 15, 2021. Addressing a press conference in Bhubaneswar, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik said that the party had no option than to call for the state-wide shutdown […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
Odisha Schools To Remain Closed For Next Two Days
Odisha Schools To Remain Closed For Next Two Days: Minister Samir Dash

Bhubaneswar: In view of the Odisha bandh call given by State Congress party, the School and Mass Education Department has announced closure of the schools in the State on Monday. Informing about the decision, State SME Minister Samir Dash said, “Schools in Odisha will remain closed for the next two days – February 15 and […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
Odisha Bandh: Private Buses To Stay Off-Road On Monday
Odisha Bandh: Private Buses To Stay Off-Road On Monday

Bhubaneswar: All private buses in the State will stay off-road from 6 am to 1 pm on Monday in view of the Odisha bandh called by State Congress protesting the fuel prices hike, said Private Bus Owners’ Association Treasurer Barada Acharya on Sunday. Speaking to media, Acharya said, “All private buses will stay off-road from […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
Soaring Fuel Prices Set Odisha's Political Arena On Fire With Bandh Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: With the Congress calling for a State-wide bandh over the unabated rise in the prices of fuel tomorrow, the BJP and BJD too have jumped to the arena slinging allegations and counter-allegations over the situation. Holding BJP responsible for the skyrocketing fuel prices in the State and the country, the ruling BJD has targeted […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
Odisha Bandh Cripples Normal Life
LIVE Updates: Odisha Bandh Cripples Normal Life

Bhubaneswar: Vehicular traffic has been disrupted in many parts of the State especially in the Capital city due to the six-hour Odisha bandh being observed by the State Congress in protest against the steep rise in prices of fuel and other essential commodities in the country. Sporadic Violence Marks Odisha Bandh Over Fuel Price Hike […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
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Odisha Bandh In Pictures

Bhubaneswar: Normal life has been disrupted in several parts of State due to bandh observed by the Odisha Congress in protest against the rising fuel prices. Vehicular communication and rail services have been affected as the protesters resorted to road and rail blockades at many places across the State. Commercial establishments have remained shut in […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
Sporadic Violence Marks Odisha Bandh Over Fuel Price Hike

Bhubaneswar: Even as the Odisha Congress claimed to have organised a peacefull bandh across the State, sporadic incidents of violence have been reported from different parts of the State. The party workers allegedly vandalised the furniture inside horticulture office at Astarang in Puri district. Tension erupted when police were trying to waylay the protesters while […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021