Free Press Journal
  • Thane, Kalyan, Bhiwandi, Bharat Bandh, MNS, NCP, Congress

    Bharat Bandh: Mixed response

    The call for Bharat Bandh on Monday against rising fuel prices evoked mixed response. While the Congress Party and a few smaller groups had called for Bharat Bandh on Monday, the Left parties organized their own protest, refusing to join the Congress-led street action. However, banks and government offices functioned normally. Yet, in some places, such as Mumbai, the fear of strong arm tactics by local groups made people shutter down their

  • Petrol, Diesel

    Petrol pumps closed in Haryana after dealers indefinite strike

    Chandigarh: Over 2,300 fuel pumps in Haryana have stopped selling petrol and diesel to consumers as petroleum dealers today went on their indefinite strike to press for various demands, including lower VAT on diesel. As many as 2,310 fuel pumps across the state went on strike from 6 am in the morning, All Haryana Petroleum Dealers Association Senior Vice President Palwinder Singh Oberoi said today.