As Congress-led opposition parties went on a nation-wide Bharat Bandh over rising fuel prices, BJP on Monday put out two graphics, headlined ‘Truth of Hike in Petroleum Prices’ with prominent images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. read more
Monday’s ‘Bharat bandh’ called by the Congress party, is being supported by the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and Swabhimani Paksha in Maharashtra, even as the Shiv Sena has decided not to back it. read more
The Congress and several opposition parties will observe a Bharat Bandh on Monday to protest rising fuel prices, after accusing the BJP-led government of not doing enough to bring down the prices. read more
While petrol prices went up by 48 paise per litre, diesel soared by Rs 55. Fuel prices have been on the rise since mid-August, going up almost every day due to a weak rupee and rise in crude oil prices. read more
Police stand outside the Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad following a deadly blast. On Tuesday, in the case related to the 2007 twin bomb blasts in Hyderabad, in which 44 people were killed and 68 injured, two alleged operatives of the Indian Mujahideen were convicted and two others were acquitted by a special court. Verdict on a fifth accused will be pronounced on Monday along with the quantum of sentence on the others.
“Petrol, diesel and gas prices are rising and are hitting all time highs daily. Why are opposition parties not hitting the streets? What are they waiting for?” Sinha, who has been critical of government’s economic policies said in a tweet. read more