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A group of men, who are said to be workers of a political party, allegedly assaulted a hotel owner at Kammanahalli for opening his establishment during last Monday’s Bharat Bandh.
On August 28, the Union Health and Family Welfare ministry released the draft rules to regulate online sale of medicines.
The BSP chief's views on fuel price hike came a day after her party stayed away from the Bharat Bandh call given by the Congress on the issue.
Several reasons are cited for the fresh round of bitterness between the DMK and the Congress.
They further stated that the Congress did not support them when needed during the Palghar elections.
The Congress workers had allegedly blackened Modi's image on a hoarding put up at a petrol pump in Mhow, police said.
The Congress party called a nationwide strike on Monday to protest against the rising prices of petrol and diesel and the falling rupee.
Opposition parties put up show of unity, slam Modi government over falling rupee, rising fuel prices
Even as four parties, the SP, BSP and the Left parties, held separate protests, Congress managers claimed there was no rift in the Opposition camp.
In Prakasam district, shops, educational institutions and main post office remained shut. TDP leaders took out rallies and staged dharna.
In a democracy, the government cannot insulate itself from the popular pulse—and the force of the Opposition voice is key here.
Earlier, Congress had announced that the party MLAs would not attend the Assembly on Monday in view of the bandh.
Pradhan, who had at the time of the previous rally in May spoken about a long-term solution to price volatility in works, on Saturday blamed the current spike to global factors.
Carrying placards in their hands against the rising fuel prices and raising slogans against the BJP government, they then marched on foot to reach the state Assembly.
Raut asserted it was the Shiv Sena's own decision to not take part in the "Bharat Bandh" and its stand had nothing to do with the BJP.
The Bharat bandh was largely peaceful, barring some incidents of violence with offices and educational institutes remaining closed and vehicles off the roads