Many bigwigs, including former chief ministers Siddaramaiah and BS Yediyurappa, are spotted here after red-letter days like election day or result day.
India is not a petrol-producing country, but one that consumes it.
Prior to that, Bommai will hold a meeting of his cabinet at 9 am where the government response to the Opposition on the price rise issue is expected to be discussed.
Says it is a continuous process; seeks special package for poor; Ramesh Kumar of Congress too says no point blaming one party
The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting on Tuesday, chaired by Opposition Leader in the Assembly, Siddaramaiah, discussed issues to be taken up during the 10-day session.
Holding up empty cylinders, the Youth Congress on Thursday staged a protest against fuel and LPG prices in Bengaluru.
Protesting Mahila Congress members were later detained by police and taken to the Mandir Marg police station.
Users will have to spend Rs 5-60 more depending on vehicle type
The finance minister ruled out a cut in the excise duty on petrol and diesel for now, saying the government has to pay for the oil bonds issued by the UPA in the past.
Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have been rocked by Opposition protests since the Monsoon session commenced on July 19 over the Pegasus snooping controversy, farm laws and price rise.
A Usman, a street-side vegetable vendor at Ernakulam market, is feeling relieved after weeks of Covid restrictions.
Joshi informed the meeting that the government had identified 29 bills, including six ordinance replacing Bills, and two items of financial business for the session.
Restaurant owners say price hike will force them to drop chicken dishes from menu
The senior leader said during its tenure, the UPA government collected a cess of Rs 6.45 per litre on petrol and gave Rs 3 to the states.
Even though the bandh evoked a mixed response, major business establishments remained closed in Bhubaneswar at a time when partial lockdown between 2 pm and 6 am is in force in 10 districts.