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From bicyle to bullock, Oppn innovating ways to protest fuel price hikes

Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party President Om Prakash Rajbhar, an MLA, rode a bicycle around Lucknow recently

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Close-fisted MP Budget likely

As the Madhya Pradesh government, run by the BJP, gears up to present its Budget during the monsoon session of the Assembly, which starts on July 20, departments have started preparing their wish lists. According to sources, following last year’s Budget and given the raging pandemic, no new schemes will be announced. But the recently relaunched Sambal Yojana for unorganised workers is expected to get a boost. The state government recently constituted a commission for migrant workers. A major part of Budget allocation is expected to go to health care.

Bullock protest 

Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh are finding

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First Published: Jun 30 2020 | 11:18 PM IST

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