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    Bandh call over fuel price hike: State fleecing the common man, accuses Congress

    Mumbai: Blaming the soaring hike in fuel price and excise duties for the Bharat Bandh, opposition Congress accused the ruling BJP government of fleecing the common man. “The government should immediately reduce central excise duty and excessive Value Added Tax (VAT) in the states and must bring petrol and diesel under the ambit of Goods and Services Taxes (GST),” Ashok Chavan, president of Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) demanded.

  • mumbai, drive against privatisation of BEST buses, BEST, BEST buses, Privatisation of BEST Buses, Aamchi Mumbai Aamchi BEST, AMAB, common man

    Mumbai: Drive against privatisation of BEST buses reach common man’s house

    Mumbai: People’s movement through Aamchi Mumbai Aamchi BEST (AMAB) against the BrihanMumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) is said to get stronger as those who participated in the rally on Monday stated that they would approach people at bus stops, depots and residential societies asking them to participate in future.

  • bhopal, madhya pradesh, medha patkar, narmada bachao andolan, NBA, sand mining, common man, NBA leader,

    Bhopal: Medha takes on state govt over opening sand mining to all

    Bhopal: Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar has criticized state government for opening sand mining sector for common man in the name of generating employments. Interacting with media here on Tuesday, Patkar said the government decision will prove detrimental for environment and rivers of the state. Lashing out at Chief Minister, Patkar alleged that by taking such decision Shivraj Singh Chauhan has gone back on his promise he made during “Narmada

  • Mumbai: Rural cops take online route for smart policing

    Bhayandar: In a bid to make the policing system more approachable and easier for the common man, SP Dr. Mahesh Patil has decided to make an online push and updated the Thane (rural) Police website ( by adding a host of new features. This will eliminate people’s need to visit a police station to lodge a lost/found article report, passport and tenant verification or even to file a FIR.

  • Indore: Common man conned by smart move

    Indore: Common man has been taken for a ride by the Central government and oil companies in the name of daily pricing of petroleum products. It has been a smart move to increase prices without the public even realizing that they have been paying higher price every time they go to a petrol pump to refuel their vehicle

  • Small traders hit by GST, claims Cong

    New Delhi : Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday said the GST was ‘goodbye to simple tax’ and not a ‘good and simple tax’ as described by the prime minister, stressing that it was good for the government and bad for the common man.

  • Bhopal: Congress ‘gives voice’ to people in ‘pain’

    Nagda: In order to highlight the ‘pain’ caused to the common man, farmers, labourers and small businessmen due to scrapping of old currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 by the NDA government on November 8, 2016, the Congress party organised a ‘Jan Vedana Sammelan’ at tehsil and block level in different districts across the state on Sunday.

  • Bhopal: Minister of state breaks traffic rules

    BHOPAL: It seems rules and regulations are meant for common man but for ministers and other VIPs, the rules are meant to violate in Madhya Pradesh. Policy makers are supposed to abide by law so that it will be easy for enforcing agencies to implement for public. A photograph of minister of state (MoS) for general administration and NVDA, Lal Singh Arya shows him riding pillion on a bike with two persons

  • Indore: Youth Congress spreads awareness on demonetisation fiasco

    Dewas: Though the decision of demonetisation by PM Narendra Modi was aimed at relieving the common man but the common man standing on the street feels conned as there’s no relief even after 45 days of demonetisation. Claiming this, the Youth Congress (YC) held street corner meetings under the leadership of YC Lok Sabha President Manish Chaudhary at Old Bus Stand, Subhash Chowk and Novelty Square to create awareness regarding black money

  • No limit on keeping cash at home: Govt

    New Delhi : Highly placed government sources on Monday denied media reports that the government is setting a limit on keeping cash at home.

  • Ujjain: 30 days of Demonetisation, good, bad and ugly

    With demonetisation celebrating its one month anniversary on Thursday, 30 hard days have been passed like a mere snap of fingers with cash crunch, long queues and tragic deaths at banks and ATMs wreaking havoc on the common men. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 50-day timeline is yet to be exhausted. The country still awaits ‘acche din’ (better days). There are hopes, there is utmost anger.  MANASVINI VYAS lends ears to what they say…

  • Ujjain: Day 27, Currency crisis continues

    Ujjain: After the ban on high value notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000, sufferings of the common man seem to see no end as they continue to do rounds of banks and ATMs in vain.

  • Demonetisation: Bad planning making people suffer says Congress

    BHOPAL: The unplanned demonetisation of Rs 500 and 1000 currency note by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is creating serious problems for the common man, alleged the former treasurer of the Congress, Govind Goyal in a press conference on Wednesday.

  • Maharashtra citizens can use demonetised notes to pay government dues

    Mumbai: The Centre has accepted Maharashtra government’s request to allow Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 bills for payment of electricity bill, water bill, property tax or any kind of government dues, thus easing troubles of the common man in wake of the demonetisation of high denomination notes.

  • It’s a big problem for aam aadmi, say people

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala residents had mixed reactions to the unexpected announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes will cease to be legal tender from midnight Tuesday, with most calling a “big problem” for common man.

  • Budget 2016

    What did the common man get in Budget 2016

    The Union Budget 2016 seems to have all-inclusive growth for the rural India, with the government introducing more cess and surcharge on the economically stronger population.