Fuel Price Hike
News  /  Published 29.07.22

Higher fuel costs may prompt power tariff hike: CESC

Be ready to suffer more pocket pinch as your electricity bills are likely to go up. The Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation (CESC) might consider hiking power tariffs owing to high fuel costs, its c...
By My Kolkata & PTI

News  /  Published 08.07.22

LPG price hike hardens inflation blow for Kolkatans

The price of a 14.2kg domestic LPG cylinder was around Rs 840 a year ago. Now, it costs around Rs 1,080 in Kolkata, after the latest hike of Rs 50. People already reeling from inflation said the late...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

World  /  Published 03.07.22

Fuel prices threatening

“No es suficiente” — It’s not enough. That was the message protest leaders in Ecuador delivered to the country’s President this past week after he said he would lower the...
By Patricia Cohen in Colombo

World  /  Published 25.05.22

Lanka hikes fuel and transport prices

Sri Lanka increased fuel and transport prices on Tuesday, a long-flagged move to combat its debilitating economic crisis, but the hikes are bound to exacerbate galloping inflation, at least in the sho...
By Reuters in Colombo

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


Business  /  Published 01.05.22

ATF price hiked by 3.22%

Jet fuel prices on Sunday were hiked by 3.22 per cent -- the ninth straight increase this year -- to an all-time high, reflecting a surge in global energy prices. The price of aviation turbine fuel (...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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 14.04.22

New Town residents demand more buses

Residents of New Town are demanding more buses to improve the township’s connectivity to other parts of the city. The need for adequate public transport is being felt acutely now as most Covid-...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.22

Fuel: Dhankhar's solution to hike

  Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Monday said that in the face of an incessant rise in oil prices, people should reduce the usage of petroleum products as an antidote to such price hikes. Af...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

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


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