India  /  Published 08.03.21

Opp. to discuss fuel and farmers

By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.21

Thousands of women march at Mamata rally

Thousands of women came out on the streets of Siliguri on Sunday to march with Trinamul supremo Mamata Banerjee and other women leaders of her party in protest of the LPG price hike. In the run-up to...
By Avijit Sinha, Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.21

CM turns up heat on Teesta water-sharing

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday referred to the contentious water-sharing issue of the Teesta river as she lambasted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government. “They didn’t...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.21

Modi mocks Mamata, sidesteps fuel hike

On Sunday, the price of petrol in Calcutta was Rs 91.35 a litre and diesel Rs 84.35 a litre while the cost of an LPG cylinder touched Rs 845. Amid the hike, Mamata Banerjee government reduced petrol a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.03.21

Mamata takes on Modi with LPG

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee led a 'padayatra' in Siliguri on Sunday to protest against the steep hike in the price of LPG cylinders. Accompanied by thousands of supporters, Banerjee...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Siliguri


Opinion  /  Published 07.03.21

BJP caught in a bind over two CM aspirants

The Rajya Sabha member, Subramanian Swamy, is going on the offensive and the leadership appears to be afraid of acting against him. Peeved over the BJP embracing the 88-year-old former ‘metro ma...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 05.03.21

Opec extends output cut

Members of oil producer cartel Opec and allied countries have agreed to leave most of their existing oil production cuts in place as the spread of new coronavirus variants prolongs concerns about econ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Moscow, Dubai

Calcutta  /  Published 05.03.21

How fuel prices burning pockets

Sandip Kayal, 43 Owner of a car rental business with a couple of Swift Dzires and a Toyota Innova ⚫ Monthly diesel expense on one car in 2018 for a contract of 3,000km — Rs 13,000 (approx.) ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.03.21

Fuel price rise drives buses off roads

Private bus operators from over a dozen routes in and around Calcutta have either withdrawn their vehicles or reduced their numbers because of the rising cost of fuel. Many others are planning to do ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 03.03.21

Centre mulls fuel duty cut

By Reuters in New Delhi


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