Condemning the violence in Noida, Assocham secretary general D.S. Rawat Thursday pressed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to immediately tighten security in the city.
The BJP has accused the central government of increasing the petrol prices despite a fall in the global crude rates, as it stepped up efforts to make the NDA Bharat Bandh (shutdown) on May 31 a success. Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders will lead the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) sponsored shutdown across the country to protest price hike and corruption by the Congress led-United Progressive Alliance (UPA). The agitation in New Delhi will take place at Jantar Mantar, party leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said.