On the first anniversary of the enactment of the three farm laws by Central government, Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), a coalition of farmers' unions, is observing a Bharat Bandh today till 4PM demanding repeal of farm laws.
Bhadrak: Normal life has been affected in the district due to a six-hour bandh called by BJP today over the State government’s delay in allotment of land for Indian Oil’s proposed polyester yarn unit in Bhadrak district. District BJP members have been observing the bandh from 6 AM to 12 PM to press for allotment […]
Kalahandi: Demanding district status to Dharamgarh members of the Kriyanushthan Committee has been observing a dawn-to-dusk bandh in six blocks of Dharmagarh today. Members of the outfit were seen picketing on highways and in front of government offices from early this morning. Normal life came to a grinding halt at Dharamgarh, Junagarh, Koksara, Jaipatna, Golamunda […]
Konark: While the 12-hour Odisha bandh and hartal protesting Kunduli suicide has crippled normal life across the State, thousands of devotees, who had come to Chandrabhaga near Konark in Puri district to take a holy dip in the sea on Magha Saptami, are facing the brunt of the shutdown. The devotees from various places across […]
Bhadrak: In the wake of the communal violence in the town, normal life has come to a complete standstill for the second consecutive day on Sunday even as the prohibition order was relaxed for a temporary period in the morning hour from 8am to 11 am. The local residents had a harrowing experience while standing […]
Srinagar: Life across the Kashmir Valley was adversely affected on Friday by a separatist-called shutdown to voice support for Article 35A. Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a conglomerate of separatists headed by Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik called a complete shutdown on Friday to highlight support for the article. All shops, […]
Darjeeling: The Army staged a flag march in Kalimpong, Darjeeling and Kurseong on Friday, as shops and hotels remained closed in the northern West Bengal hills following a 12-hour shutdown called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM). There were no reports of fresh violence in the hills, where the situation continued to be tense a […]
Mumbai: For the first time ever a Maharashtra “shutdown” called by farmers organisations got underway here on Monday with minor incidents of violence on the fifth-day of the ongoing farmers strike. The shutdown got enthusiastic response from the farmers with many regulars markets, locals markets and weekly markets remaining shut, with the ruling ally, Shiv […]
Srinagar: Life across the Kashmir Valley was adversely affected on Wednesday due to the separatist called protest shutdown against the killing of three civilians in clashes with security forces. Authorities here and in all other district headquarters made sufficient deployment of police and paramilitary forces to maintain law and order. “Adequate deployments of security forces […]
Will Odisha completely unlock on 1st July? Talking about the possibility of lifting of the partial lockdown in Odisha, state health experts have opined that a decision can only be taken after taking into consideration all critical factors.
Talcher: Residents of the town today took to streets and called for a city-wide shutdown protesting mismanagement in mining operations after a house near the town police station suddenly developed a large crater on the floor triggering panic among the locals yesterday night. Hundreds of local residents blocked main roads in the town and staged […]
Exercising the power of district Collector, a woman sarpanch announced a five-day shutdown in her panchayat due to rising Covid-19 cases in her area in Bhadrak district.
Amid rising Covid-19 cases, the Odisha government imposed a 14-day strict lockdown across the state. The curbs began on May 5 and will remain in force till May 19. Emergency services have been permitted. Vegetable and grocery shops have been allowed to open from 6 am to 12 pm daily. Further, for the convenience of the public, the government has allowed to and fro movement from the hospitals, railway station and airport.
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 […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Monday revised its earlier order on vaccination against Covid-19 during weekend shutdowns in the State. As per the new directive, inoculation of vaccines will continue from…