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News  /  Published 01.04.22

No cash for commute to college, medicines for many Kolkatans

The rising fuel prices are proving too strong a foe for her. “I take a Rs 500 note to the market, hoping to buy something and come home with some balance. For the past several months, that has ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.04.22

Kolkata pensioner gasps in pincer grip of rising inflation & dropping interest rates

“Medicines, food, electricity bills and the education cost of my grandson account for my entire monthly income,” the man told The Telegraph. The combined monthly medicine bills of the eld...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.03.22

Spiralling fuel costs push Kolkatans to edge of penury

Surajit Chowdhury Taxi driver who lives in Shakuntala Park in Behala, southwest Kolkata • Daily diesel expense in 2019: Rs 700 (approx.) • Daily diesel expense in 2022: Rs 1,000 (approx.)...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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