Liquid Petroleum Gas Lpg
West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.22

Jungle Mahal: 33% dip in LPG use

A survey conducted by a team of researchers on the use of LPG in Jungle Mahal, the poorest region of Bengal, has revealed that the use of 14.2kg domestic cylinders has come down by over 33 per cent in...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 07.07.22

Cooking gas prices raised by Rs 50 again

The price of cooking gas was hiked by Rs 50 per cylinder on Wednesday, the eighth increase in rates in the last one year that took the cumulative rise to Rs 244 per cylinder or 30 per cent. Non-subsid...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.22

TMC’s Alipurduar drive on costly LPG

The increasing use of firewood instead of LPG cylinders among forest villagers of Alipurduar district owing to the steady rise in prices of domestic gas and withdrawal of subsidies on LPG has prompted...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 07.05.22

LPG cylinder price hiked

Former Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot on Saturday slammed the Centre over the hike in price of domestic LPG, saying the BJP government is duping the people of the country. "Every m...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 06.04.22

United Nations panel pats Kolkata for public transport

In chapter 5 of the 2,900-plus-page report, Kolkata’s transport model figures among nine international case studies showcased.  Apart from the one on Kolkata, the case studies are from Indo...
By Jayanta Basu


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

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.08.21

Hazaribagh gets a mega LPG plant

An LPG bottling plant in Hazaribagh will begin operations by April next year and will supply cylinders to Hazaribagh, Koderma, Giridih, Chatra, Palamu, Deoghar, Dumka, Godda, Sahibgunj, Pakur as well ...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Business  /  Published 02.07.21

Bengal: fuel rebate stays

The Mamata Banerjee government has extended the Re 1-a-litre rebate on petrol and diesel prices for three more months, delaying petrol’s uninhibited march towards a century. The discount on bot...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

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


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