India  /  Published 06.08.22

Priyanka incurs govt wrath

“We only want to raise the issue of prices and GST. Our job is to resist these forces. We are doing this for the people.”The Congress MPs, who had come out of Parliament at 11.30am, were f...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

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

News  /  Published 06.07.22

Man electrocuted during firefighting at Tangra eatery

An eatery owner in Tangra in east Kolkata was electrocuted after he touched the iron shutter of his shop while trying to douse a fire in the kitchen on Tuesday morning. Police suspect the insulation ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Tangra


India  /  Published 20.05.22

LPG price crosses Rs 1,000 mark

After the Rs 3.50 hike, which followed a Rs 100 increase since March, a 14.2kg cooking gas cylinder costs more than Rs 1,000 across the country. “On behalf of all the housewives — Thank Y...
By Our Bureau

India  /  Published 19.05.22

LPG price hiked by Rs 3.50

Cooking gas LPG price was on Thursday hiked by Rs 3.50 per cylinder, the second increase in rate this month following the firming of international energy rates. Non-subsidised LPG now costs Rs 1,003 ...
By Our Bureau, PTI 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

West Bengal  /  Published 11.05.22

LPG price: Women switch to firewood

The consistent surge in prices of LPG cylinders over the past few months has prompted many forest villagers of Alipurduar district to opt for firewood for cooking, which not only harms forests but als...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.22

LPG: TMC slams Centre

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday slammed the Centre over LPG price increase and accused it of “tormenting the people of India”. The  attack and subsequent Trinamul protests...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta


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