Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra: Opposition targets buses while staging protests against fuel prices hike

    Mumbai: Protesters targeted buses and disrupted train traffic in parts of Maharashtra during the “Bharat Bandh” called Monday by the Congress against the rising fuel prices, but schools, colleges and offices remained opened in the state. Maharashtra Congress workers staged protests in various parts of the BJP-ruled state in response to the nationwide shutdown called by the party’s central leadership against the rising fuel prices.

  • Ujjain: Bus operators on strike over fares, buses off roads

    Ujjain: Bus operators in Ujjain division went on a strike on Monday demanding a 40 per cent rise in bus fares owing to sharp hike in prices of fuel, while the Government restricted the rise in fares to just 10 per cent. The strike crippled bus services across Ujjain and neighbouring places, with over 450 buses going off the roads.

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    Petrol, diesel prices hiked after 19-day pre-Karnataka poll hiatus      

    New Delhi: After a 19-day pre-Karnataka poll hiatus, petrol price was today hiked by 17 paise a litre and diesel by 21 paise as PSU oil firms began passing on the spike witnessed in international rates to consumers. Petrol price in Delhi was hiked to Rs 74.80 per litre from Rs 74.63 while diesel rates were increased to Rs 66.14 a litre from Rs 65.93, according to a price notification issued by