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Mumbai gears up for Thursday’s shutdown


September 19th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Even as the BJP said it would enforce a total shutdown in Mumbai Thursday over FDI in retail, the city is likely to see only a ... Read more...

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Roll back diesel hike, cooking gas cylinder cap, demands BJP


September 14th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep (IANS) The BJP Friday demanded rollback of the Rs.5 a litre hike in diesel prices and the cap of six cylinders on supply of subsidised cooking ... Read more...

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Hold your horses, Bengal minister tells taxi, bus owners (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) As bus, minibus and taxi operators in West Bengal threatened an indefinite strike if fares were not immediately raised in the wake of the abrupt ... Read more...

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Hike likely in diesel, LPG, kerosene prices


September 5th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The oil ministry has moved a cabinet note seeking a hike in diesel, cooking gas and kerosene prices and limiting supply of subsidised cooking gas ... Read more...

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BJP attacks UPA over fertilizer prices


August 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari Monday attacked the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, saying its policy is to exploit farmers and ... Read more...

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Jet fuel price hiked by 3.2 percent


August 16th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 16 (IANS) Jet fuel or aviation turbine fuel (ATF) price was hiked Thursday by over 3.2 percent, according to the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC).Jet fuel constitutes over ... Read more...

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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ ticket price hike not right: Salman


August 11th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Salman Khan is unhappy that his fans will have to shell out more to watch his forthcoming film "Ek Tha Tiger" in a multiplex, but ... Read more...

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Major gains for BJP in UP urban body polls


July 7th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) got a fresh lease of life in Uttar Pradesh as it is set to win 10 mayoral seats in the ... Read more...

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Disclose contents of memorandum for centre, Left urges Mamata


June 30th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) With the West Bengal government proposing to send an all-party delegation to New Delhi to seek a three-year moratorium on interest payments on the state's ... Read more...

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Government postpones urea price hike


June 14th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The government Thursday deferred a proposal to hike the retail price of urea by 10 percent for this financial year.The hike was proposed by ... Read more...

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Consumer durables prices to go up again


June 10th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) If you were planning to buy a refrigerator or an air conditioner this month, do it soon. Companies are about to raise the prices of ... Read more...

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Sony to hike Notebook prices if rupee fall continues


June 8th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) Consumer electronics major Sony, which raised prices of laptops and notebooks early this year, Friday said it would further hike prices after September if the rupee ... Read more...

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CPI-M to launch mass campaign in Bengal


June 6th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) The CPI-M will campaign across West Bengal in support of its 17-point charter of demands that includes complete rollback of petrol price hike and reduction in ... Read more...

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Nikon to hike prices if rupee slump continues


June 6th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Japanese imaging major Nikon, which recently raised prices of select digital SLR camera models in India, Wednesday said another hike was likely if the rupee continued ... Read more...

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India plays down travel advisory, says no contentious issues with China


June 5th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kunming, June 5 (IANS) Amid a row over a Chinese travel advisory, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said there were no contentious issues between India and China besides ... Read more...

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Congress welcomes petrol price cut, BJP wants rollback


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Congress welcomed the Rs.2 per litre cut in petrol prices announced by oil companies Saturday but denied it was a rollback, while the ... Read more...

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Sales slowdown for auto companies in May (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Amid a general slowdown of the economy, India's major auto companies posted a decline or meagre sales in May owing to hikes in fuel prices ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits Delhi, autos add to woes (Third Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown against petrol price hike hit normal life in the national capital Thursday, with commuters suffering the most due to street protests ... Read more...

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Manmohan can’t take decisions: BJP


May 31st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The BJP Thursday warned that early polls will be forced if the Congress led-UPA government failed to address the issue of price rise, as ... Read more...

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Mamata for rollback of petrol price hike but against strikes


May 31st, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Stepping up pressure on the Congress-led central government, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Thursday demanded a rollback of the recent ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Delhi unsuccessful, says Dikshit


May 31st, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday described the opposition called 'Bharat Bandh' - a nation-wide shutdown - over petrol price hike in Delhi as total ... Read more...

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‘Opposition making petrol price hike a political issue’ (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government Thursday slammed opposition parties for the nationwide shutdown over the recent petrol price hike and said they should ... Read more...

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Opposition playing politics over petrol price hike: Soni


May 31st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The government Thursday accused opposition parties of playing politics over the recent petrol price hike and said they should instead work with it to ... Read more...

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CPI-M, BJP protest petrol price hike in Srinagar (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 31 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday held separate protests in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital against the ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Chhattisgarh


May 31st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 31 (IANS) Normal life was thrown out of gear in the city and large parts of Chhattisgarh Thursday, as all modes of public transport remained off the ... Read more...

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Karnataka shuts down to protest petrol price hike


May 31st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown against the petrol price hike Thursday paralysed life across Karnataka, as state-run and private buses remained off the roads, shops and hotels were ... Read more...

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Shutdown call a success in Jharkhand


May 31st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown called by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to protest the petrol prices hike Thursday was a success in Jharkhand, where the party ... Read more...

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NDA shutdown against petrol hike Thursday


May 30th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The BJP has accused the central government of increasing the petrol prices despite a fall in the global crude rates, as it stepped up ... Read more...

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Bombay High Court to hear suit against petrol price hike


May 28th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) The Bombay High Court will Wednesday hear a public suit against the recent hike in petrol prices. Acting on the suit filed Monday by Rajendra Phanse, ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike: Left calls for strike in Tripura


May 27th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 27 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led ruling Left Front in Tripura has called for a 12-hour shutdown in the state Thursday to protest the petrol price ... Read more...

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Congress slams Trinamool over petrol price hike protest


May 26th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Taking strong exception to the Trinamool Congress opposing the central government over the recent petrol price hike, West Bengal Congress leaders Saturday said the Mamata ... Read more...

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Roll back petrol hike: Mamata


May 26th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Stepping up pressure on the beleaguered Congress-led central government on the issue of hike in petrol prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday led ... Read more...

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As Left Front plans, quick-footed Didi acts (West Bengal Newsletter)


May 26th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Despite the negative publicity she has been receiving for her various antics as West Bengal chief minister, the feisty Mamata Banerjee's ability to lead lightning ... Read more...

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Mulayam calls for UP shutdown over petrol price hike


May 26th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Days after hobnobbing with the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) leadership over the third anniversary dinner, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has called for ... Read more...

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DMK to protest against petrol price hike


May 25th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), a constituent of the Congress-led UPA government at the centre, Friday announced it would hold protests across Tamil Nadu May 30, ... Read more...

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