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Major News and Events of 12 April 2017

What Happened on 12 April 2017


52 Students Arrested as Protest Against Fee Hike Turns Violent in Panjab University

As per reports, a protest against fee hike turned violent in Panjab University which led to the arrest of 52 students on Tuesday. The agitators reportedly clashed with police and finally the police had to use force.

After force was used by the police, some protesters were seen taking shelter in the gurudwara of the campus. Some students forced the shops to close. Journalists were also injured.

Prices for Petrol and Diesel to be Changed Daily from 1 May

As per reports, keeping with the international rates, the prices for petrol and diesel are going to change on daily basis from 1 May. The pilot project is going to be launched by the major oil companies such as Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) in five cities. The five cities include Vizag in Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Udaipur in Rajasthan, Jamshedpur in Jharkhand and Chandigarh.