In Kashmir, it's high time for us to get rid of self-imposed and self-debilitating hartals
and fatal stone pelting.
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's widespread shutdown culture -- closure of shops and businesses as mark of protest, commonly known as hartal
-- has prompted a clutch of organisations to move a public interest petition in the state high court against the menace.
A bird's eye view of our newspapers' reports and electronic media bulletins are apt enough to give us a clear idea as to police atrocities during hartals
and other political programmes.
The EU remains concerned about intimidation and confrontation in the form of 'hartals
' (political strikes) and about the arrest of politicians and human rights defenders," said the EU foreign policy chief.
Since the announcement of the verdict in Kadr's trial, Jamaat has called repeated "hartals
"--strikes intended to stop all commercial activity in the cities.
"Bursting of such cocktails are common in Bangladesh during hartals
(shut-downs) and cannot be described as a bomb," said the statement.
Bursting of such cocktails is common in Bangladesh during hartals
and cannot be described as a bomb," the statement says.
The Sept 20 protests will also include hartals
, pickettings, demonstrations and court arrest programmes.
FARAZ: The constant shortage of electricity and frequent hartals
are pushing up costs.
, disruptions in the supply chain are also responsible for this.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala Law Reforms Commission appointed by the LDF government has recommended a ban on bandhs (forced shutdowns) and restrictions on hartals
, the voluntary ones.