Association president Suneet Bagai said if there is no positive decision by the government then the association will go on an indefinite strike from April 25.
The statement assumes significance in view of the outcry over the rise in petrol price for the past over one year that touched Rs 100 per litre in some states.
Congress workers marched outside the Kerala Secretariat, demanding a rollback in fuel price hike
The Nagaland chief minister said that since Meghalaya shares borders with Assam, it also had to decrease the rates to stay in the competition.
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had on Wednesday blamed output cut by oil-producing nations for the rally in international oil prices that have translated into higher retail rates in India.
This is the second straight day of a price increase. Rates were hiked by 25 paise each on Wednesday after a five-day hiatus.
She accused the government of earning an additional revenue of nearly Rs 2.6 lakh crore through these 'ill-advised' hikes in excise duty and increase in prices of petrol and diesel.
Finance Minister Sitharaman announced a surcharge on individuals having taxable income of Rs 2 crore to Rs 5 crore and for those above Rs 5 crore which will hike their effective tax rate by 3 percent and 7 percent respectively.
The violence has caused deep concern in the French business community which claims it has already lost billions of euros, and representatives are set to attend a meeting at the economy ministry on Monday.
In this file image, Army Chief Gen Bipin Singh Rawat along with his wife Madhulika Rawat attends the funeral of Marshal of the Indian Air Force, Arjan Singh at Brar Square in New Delhi. An Indian Air Force helicopter...PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Nihangs or Sikh religious warriors take out a religious procession on the occasion of Guru Teg Bahadur's martyrdom day, at Singhu Border, in New Delhi.PTI Photo
In this file image, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh being presented a memento by Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat during the celebration of Swarnim Vijay Varsh of 1971 war victory against Pakistan at Yelahanka...PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak
Leaders from the opposition parties Sanjay Singh, Mallikarjun Kharge and Tiruchi Siva address the media at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
In this file image, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat during the 68th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi. An Indian Air Force helicopter with Chief of Defence Staff General...PTI Photo
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As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.