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Runs with Cong, hunts with Left

Opposition parties and trade unions working in tandem with shopkeepers, traders and labourers blocked railway lines and closed markets across the country on Thursday, enforcing a day long nationwide b

Brand Bengaluru takes beating


The nation-wide bandh called by the BJP-led NDA and Left parties to protest against the hike in diesel prices and allowing FDI in retail saw the normally buzzing IT city shutting down completely on Th

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Yadav provides breather to UPA


In a big relief to Congress on a day Trinamool Congress pulls out of UPA, Samajwadi Party today pledged to continue support to the government as it 'does not want to let communal forces to come to

Nationwide bandh: Mulayam, Karat court arrest

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Left leaders Prakash Karat and A.B. Bardhan on Thursday courted arrest here during the nation-wide bandh against FDI in retail and diesel price hike.

Strike caused economic losses: Govt

Criticising the nationwide agitation against FDI reforms, the government on Thursday blamed the parties behind the protest for causing economic losses and made it clear that there will be no backtr

'Bharat bandh is a complete success' claims Nitin Gadkari

Asserting that the nationwide shutdown over Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi brand retail and diesel price hike is a welcome step, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari on Thurs

Won't tolerate anti-people decisions, Mulayam to UPA

In a veiled threat to the UPA, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday said his party will not 'tolerate' anti-people decisions like hike in diesel prices and kept open the option of forming a third front.

BJP, Left leaders come together to protest govt decisions


Left and the Right were on the same page on Thursday with its leaders sharing stage to protest the UPA Government's decision to allow FDI in retail and hike in diesel price with both alleging that the

Bandh affects 238 trains


Thursday's bandh called by political parties to protest against FDI in retail and hike in diesel prices affected services of more than 200 trains across the country.

"Services of 238 trains were dis

Brace for total shutdown

The opposition National Democratic Alliance's call for a nationwide bandh on Thursday has left the public and traders jittery. Bengaluru, which was crippled for two days by a bus strike, is not ready

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