Diesel Price
World  /  Published 24.05.22

Sri Lanka hikes fuel prices

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka on Tuesday raised the petrol price by 24.3 per cent and diesel by 38.4 per cent, a record hike in fuel prices amidst the country's worst economic crisis due to the shortage of...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

News  /  Published 18.04.22

Dining out set to be costlier in some eateries in Kolkata

Food bills are set to be dearer in at least some eateries in Kolkata. If the current prices — of fuel and all other ingredients — persist or go further up, many more bars and restaurants ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.04.22

Enforcement Branch officers visit Kolkata markets, check prices of veggies, essentials

A horse and his owner travelled on a local train on the Sealdah South suburban route on Thursday evening. The man was arrested by the Railway Protection Force on Friday after his pictures with the hor...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.04.22

Fuel price hike hits public transport in Kolkata

Unable to meet the expenses required to make their vehicles ‘road-worthy’ amid rise in fuel prices, several app cab owners have kept their vehicles off roads, while many others have s...
By Kinsuk Basu

West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.22

Buses bear brunt of diesel price hike

Almost half of the private bus owners in north Bengal have stopped running their vehicles in the region and to Assam and Bihar because of galloping diesel prices.  The price of diesel — in...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


News  /  Published 05.04.22

Restaurants in Kolkata bear brunt of fuel price hike

The prices of essential commodities have shot up so much that even a boom in footfall is not enough to tide over the crisis, said owners of eateries across the city. From cooking oil to vegetables, e...
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

Business  /  Published 23.03.22

Oil firms may inflict more pain

Monday night’s rapier moves by the PSU refiners to raise fuel prices are simply not enough to shield their margins, analysts said. They said the 80-paise hike was insufficient. With crude likel...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 22.03.22

Fuel prices hiked after 4 months

Petrol and diesel prices were on Tuesday hiked by 80 paise a litre while domestic cooking gas prices were increased by Rs 50 per cylinder, ending an over four-and-half month election-related hiatus in...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.03.22

Political populism has hurt the economy

It has been five days past the results of the assembly elections. Yet, petrol and diesel prices remain unrevised so far. An increase on March 7 was universally anticipated but that did not happen. The...
By Renu Kohli


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