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Commercial establishments shut in Himachal
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) Commercial establishments were closed in parts of Himachal Pradesh Thursday following the opposition sponsored nationwide shutdown.

Thursday, September 20, 2012 10:58:35 AM

Bandh coincides with Goa holiday
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) The bandh called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the left parties has had no effect in Goa, which is celebrating the second day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival.

Thursday, September 20, 2012 10:53:12 AM

Shutdown cripples life in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) The opposition shutdown Thursday against the reforms rolled out by the central government crippled life in many parts of Odisha as passengers and commercials vehicles went off the roads, police said.

Thursday, September 20, 2012 10:50:32 AM

Shutdown cripples normal life in UP
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Normal life was crippled across the state Thursday in response to the shutdown call given by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) to oppose the diesel price hike, cap on subsidised cooking gas cylinders and allow foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail.

Thursday, September 20, 2012 10:42:34 AM

Shutdown hits life in Karnataka
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) Normal life was affected in Karnataka Thursday following the call for nation-wide shutdown to oppose the diesel price hike, cap on subsidised cooking gas cylinders and allow foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail. Many IT firms declared a holiday.

Thursday, September 20, 2012 10:20:22 AM

Shutdown hits normal life in Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The nation-wide shutdown called by the opposition to protest hike in diesel price, cap on subsidised LPG cylinders and FDI in retail, evoked near total response in Andhra Pradesh.

Thursday, September 20, 2012 10:13:12 AM

Traders down shutters in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The trading community downed shutters of shops and commercial establishments Thursday, but Mumbai suburban trains, BEST buses, public transport and flights operated normally during the opposition-sponsored all-India shutdown, officials here said.

Thursday, September 20, 2012 10:05:56 AM

Mixed response to shutdown call in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) It was a mixed response in Tamil Nadu to the opposition sponsored nationwide shutdown Thursday with buses plying on the roads and government offices as well as educational institutions functioning. But shops remained shut and trucks did not run.

Thursday, September 20, 2012 9:41:57 AM

Anna, team stand 'separated'
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare Wednesday confirmed his "separation" from his former team and from key associate Arvind Kejriwal on the issue of forming a political party and directed that his photographs or name should not be used for political campaigning.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 10:28:19 PM

UPA should face parliament: Mukul Roy
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Lashing out at the Congress, outgoing Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy Wednesday said the party leading the UPA should face parliament before taking unilateral decisions on reforms and diesel price hike.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 9:37:34 PM

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