Fuel price hike draws flak
Political leaders across the nation denounced the steep hike of Rs. 5 in the price of diesel and the restricted access to subsidized cooking gas, by the Central Government. Senior BJP Leader M Venkaiah Naidu slammed the Central Government's move while demanding an immediate rollback in the fuel price. Echoing similar sentiments, RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav expressed outrage at the decision and said that it was not the right time for a fuel price hike.