Fuel Price Hike
India  /  Published 11.11.21

Cong stir against fuel tax mountain

The Congress has announced a 15-day “Jan Jagran Abhiyan” from November 14 on price rise, the first of a series of mass contact programmes it is planning that will highlight people’s ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.21

Cruel price trick affects Ujjwala recipients

The survey cites individual examples. Gita Singh, 50, from Bagmari village in Salbani block, West Midnapore, had taken the Ujjwala Yojana connection in November 2019 but stopped using LPG in January 2...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 04.11.21

Govt slashes excise duties on petrol and diesel

The Narendra Modi government has finally buckled under pressure from consumers, voters and the Opposition and slashed excise duties on petrol by Rs 5 a litre and on diesel by Rs 10 a litre. From Thur...
By R. Suryamurthy, our Delhi bureau

Business  /  Published 03.11.21

Govt to cut excise duty on fuels

Buckling under pressure, the government on Wednesday cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by a record Rs 5 and Rs 10 per litre to help bring down rates down from their highest-ever levels. The excise...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.11.21

BJD hits the streets on fuel price rise

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Sunday launched an agitation against rising prices of fuel and other essential commodities and submitted a memorandum addressed to the President to the governor. H...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


News  /  Published 29.10.21

Buses off Kolkata roads as diesel scores a ton

Several routes in Kolkata witnessed a nearly 40 per cent drop in the fleet strength of private buses and minibuses since Thursday morning following the rise in the diesel price beyond Rs 100 per litre...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.10.21

Diesel poses a survival test

App cab Scores of app cabs were parked on the Tollygunge-bound flank of SP Mukherjee Road around 2pm on Thursday. The drivers were taking part in a mass-signature campaign against the rising fuel pri...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 24.10.21

Priyanka slams Modi govt on fuel price hike

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala also took a dig at the government by tagging the same media report and tweeting, "Achche Din" (good days). Petrol and diesel prices were hiked ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.21

Diesel hits a ton in six Bengal districts

Diesel prices broke the psychological barrier of Rs 100 a litre in at least six Bengal districts, the hike triggering panic among farmers, traders and tour operators who demanded central intervention ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Avijit Sinha in Bolpur/Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.10.21

To Petrol Centurion, with scorn

A federation of students is planning to congratulate the Narendra Modi government on completing a century. Not over the 100 crore Covid jabs the government is tom-tomming but over fuel prices crossing...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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