Two BJP allies in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday urged the NDA government to rollback the hike in fuel prices, saying it would impact the common man already reeling under the "burden" of rail fare hike, among others.
9. Nepalese students protesting at fuel price rises set a parked bus on fire and vandalised other vehicles Wednesday during a strike in the capital Kathmandu, leading police to make more than 60 arrests.
Describing the rise in prices of petroleum products as "unavoidable", Home Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said that oil companies continue to sell fuel products, except petrol, at subsidised rates.
The Left parties will begin a
countrywide agitation from next month against the Centre`s
"arrogance" in not accepting a demand for rollback of the hike
in fuel prices, CPI leader A B Bardhan said on Monday.
The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Wednesday said the government`s refusal to roll back the fuel price hike "reflects a flawed economic thinking and insensitivity to the sufferings of the people".