Lpg Cylinders
Calcutta  /  Published 19.03.21

What LPG dropout reveals

A homemaker in the city said she often has to switch to the more difficult earthen oven because she doesn’t have enough money at home for an LPG cylinder. Pompa Mondal said she books a cylinder...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.03.21

Have connection, can’t cook on gas

Only half of urban slum households surveyed in six states exclusively use liquid petroleum gas for cooking despite 86 per cent of these families having LPG connections, a study has found. Researchers...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.03.21

Trinamul fuels ire at LPG price hike

In her speech in Siliguri on Sunday, Mamata had reminded her audience that the price of LPG cylinders was “about to touch Rs 1,000”. “Those running the country have not made any move...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 07.03.21

Mamata Banerjee to flag LPG hike

Trinamul leader Mamata Banerjee here on Saturday indicated that her party will keep on flagging rising LPG cylinder prices and affirmed she would hit the streets in Siliguri on Sunday to protest the h...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

Business  /  Published 02.03.21

LPG sizzles in election heat

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has suggested the prices have increased “due to intense cold” and a recent ice storm in the US had generated the spike in the price of diesel an...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 16.02.21

Cong protests jump in LPG prices

The Congress on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of profiteering on petroleum products, pointing out that the price of an LPG cylinder had been raised by Rs 175 in the past two months. Con...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 20.12.20

‘Gas-leak’ fire during puja kills woman

An elderly woman who got burned while performing puja at her home a few days ago died of the injuries at a nursing home on Friday evening. Manjula Dutta, 60, a resident of Bosepukur Prantik Pally in ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 28.11.20

BPCL clients to get subsidy

LPG customers of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) will continue to get cooking gas subsidy post-privatisation of the nation’s second-biggest fuel retailers, oil minister Dharmend...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 13.11.20

Fire kills 70-year-old, injures artisan in Calcutta

A 70-year-old woman died of burns and a 40-year-old artisan was seriously injured after a fire broke out in a house in Kalighat’s Patuapara early on Thursday. Residents of the area saw thick fu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.11.20

1 dead after truck hits scooter in Calcutta

A man riding a scooter died after a truck carrying LPG cylinders hit him in Beleghata on Thursday morning, taking the road death count to eight in November, police said. Raju Santra, 46, was moving i...
By Our Special Correspondent in Beleghata


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