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    Bharat Bandh: Congress stage ‘rail-roko’ agitation in Mumbai

    Mumbai: As petrol prices on Monday shot up to Rs 89.97 in Maharashtra’s Parbhani – the highest in India – the Opposition Congress staged a ‘rail-roko’ agitation here as part of the party-sponsored nationwide shutdown to protest rising fuel prices.

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    Job-seekers ‘surgical strike’ on Central Railway paralyses Mumbai

    Mumbai: A few hundred railway job-seekers caught Central Railway (CR) by surprise, resulting in a virtual paralysis of Mumbai’s lifeline, the suburban train service, for over three hours here on Tuesday morning. The agitation also turned violent as some protesters pelted stones, leading to a police baton charge to disperse them.

  • Mumbai Rail Roko Updates: Students’ protest called off; 2 alleged accused arrested

    Mumbai: Scores of agitated students demanding jobs in railways today blocked rail traffic, including suburban services between Matunga and Dadar stations, causing difficulties to lakhs of commuters, a Central Railway official said. The students blocked the rail track at 7 am in the morning, forcing railway to stop the suburban as well as express train in the affected section between Matunga and CSMT. The protestors who have passed the Railway act apprentice exam are demanding removal

  • Mumbai Bandh: This is how much the Dalit protest cost the Railways

    On January 3, the maximum city was brought to its knees due to protests by the Dalit community over the Bhima-Koregoan violence in Pune. The protesters didn’t let public services like railways and buses to work, by staging rail roko and shutting down roads. Due to this, the railways suffered a revenue loss of Rs 6.11 crore due to acts of vandalism and disruption.

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    Mumbai: Harbour line services disrupted due to agitation across city

    Mumbai: The local train services on the central railway line came to a halt on Tuesday for over five hours. This was due to the violent protests erupted in several parts of Mumbai with people damaging a BEST bus, blocking roads and holding a rail roko on Tuesday.

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    Mumbai: Heavy fog catches city by surprise, train services severely hit; see pics

    Mumbai: Since early morning, Mumbaikars are witnessing heavy fog in the city. However, this heavy fog is now directly affecting road transport as well as rail transport. Reportedly, due to this heavy fog in Mumbai and its regions, Central railway trains are running late. Apparently, since morning, Central railway trains are delayed, trains are at a halt near Asangaon Railway station. Thus, in this peak hour, working people are facing problems to reach the

  • Mumbai: Central line train services affected due to ‘rail roko’ at Asangoan station

    Mumbai: Local train services on the central railway line came to a halt on Tuesday for over thirty minutes after angry commuters staged a ‘rail roko’ at Asangoan station to protest the decision to allow an Express train to halt at the station in place of a scheduled Chhtrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) bound local train.

  • Mumbai: Irate commuters stage ‘rail roko’ protest at Vasind station

    Mumbai: There seems to be no end to the woes of commuters on Central Railways’ local and long distance trains as services on the line came to a grinding halt once again on Friday for over thirty minutes. This time the services were affected after angry commuters staged a ‘rail roko’ at Vasind station to protest against the suspension of services between Titwala and Kasara railway stations.

  • Cauvery Issue: Rail roko agitations continue for second day in TN

    Chennai: Mass rail blockades by opposition parties and farmers continued for the second day today at various places across the state over the Cauvery issue, with police detaining Tamil Maanila Congress leader GK Vasan and about 300 farmers for staging protests.

  • Rail roko, stir across Tamil Nadu

    M K Stalin being detained after he along with party MLAs and other functionaries staged a rail roko protest demanding the constitution of a Cauvery management board in Chennai on Monday.

  • Farmers extend their Rail Roko agitation till Oct 12

    Chandigarh: Rejecting ruling SAD’s appeal to call off their Rail Roko agitation, which has paralysed train services, farmers’ outfits on Saturday decided to extend their stir by another two days to press for their demands.

  • ‘Rail Roko’ agitation defused by the police

    Ujjain : ‘Rail Roko’ movement of the villagers of Chinatman and Jawasiya failed squarely when heavy police force reached at the spot on Thursday. As protestors were outnumbered by the police force, leaders of movement handed over memorandum to the Additional Commissioner of Railway SK Shrivastava and departed from the spot.

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    Congress workers stage ‘rail roko’ against law and order

    Chandigarh: Several trains were delayed in Punjab today after Congress workers led by the party’s state unit chief Partap Singh Bajwa staged a ‘rail roko’ in several parts of the state, protesting against the “deteriorating” law and order situation and “tardy” procurement of wheat.