Price Hike
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

News  /  Published 27.10.21

Kolkata police visit city markets to prevent vegetable hoarding

Police on Tuesday inspected some markets in the city to find out whether traders were hoarding vegetables, the move prompted by a sharp rise in retail prices. The markets that witnessed surprise visi...
By Subhajoy Roy, Monalisa Chaudhuri 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

Business  /  Published 22.10.21

Fuel duty cut ruled out

The Modi government is not considering any proposal to cut the duties on petrol and diesel even as global crude prices hover around multi-year highs of $85 per barrel, finance ministry officials said....
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.10.21

Congress attacks Centre for oil price ‘extortion’

The Congress on Monday described the savage increase in prices of petroleum products as “extortion” by the Narendra Modi government, with Rahul Gandhi alleging that the public has been bet...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 17.10.21

Petrol, diesel price hiked again

Petrol and diesel price on Sunday was hiked again by 35 paise a litre and the auto fuels now cost a third more than the rate at which ATF is sold to airlines. The fourth straight day of 35 paise per ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.10.21

Fuel prices at record high

Petrol and diesel prices on Tuesday surged to all-time high levels as rates were increased again after international oil prices hit the highest mark since 2014. Petrol price was hiked by 25 paise a l...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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