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1 day ago
Bus fares hiked in West Bengal

Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Increasing the bus fares, the West Bengal government Monday announced setting up of a task force to revise the fares in accordance with the increase and decrease in diesel prices. The announcement was made by Minister of Legislative Affairs Partha Chatterjee following a meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with six bus owners' associations who have been clam...

7 days ago
Diesel can be market-priced by September as crude goes under $100

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) With international crude oil prices dropping below the $100 a barrel-mark last Friday, motorists can look forward to similar cuts in petrol rates like that around Rs.2 a litre granted on Independence Day. With Brent crude price falling to its lowest level since June 2013 at around $101 a barrel, oil marketing companies are expected to stop making losses after Se...

8 days ago
Diesel can be market-priced by September as crude goes under $100

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) With the losses of state-run oil marketers on diesel sales below cost falling to under a rupee per litre, brokerage firm Goldman Sachs Tuesday estimated the monthly price hikes would end after September assuming that oil prices remain around the current $100 level. Estimating diesel under-recoveries, or losses, to fall to 30 paise a litre after the price hike in ...

8 days ago
Diesel can be market-priced by September as crude falls to $100

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) With the losses of state-run oil marketers on diesel sales below cost falling to under a rupee per litre, brokerage firm Goldman Sachs Tuesday estimated the monthly price hikes would end after September assuming oil prices remain around the current $100 level. Estimating diesel under-recoveries, or losses, to fall to 30 paise a litre after the price hike on Sep...

9 days ago
OMCs stocks surge on higher price realisation

Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Public sector oil marketing companies' (OMC) stocks surged Monday on the back of lower international crude oil rate and recent hike in diesel prices. At the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the stock of the largest OMC was up 5.84 percent or 19.75 points around 2.50 p.m. at Rs.357.75 from its previous close of Rs.338. The scrip touched an intra-day high of Rs.35...

10 days ago
Kolkata's rogue taxis battle government's road-discipline move

Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Beware of boarding a taxi in Kolkata. Chances are that you may be thrashed, pushed off or even molested by drivers demanding excess fare or unwilling to ferry you to your destination. And if the police crack the whip, the cabbies will call flash strikes or launch a violent agitation. Four times over the past 11 days, the taxi drivers have pulled their vehic...

13 days ago
Sonia, Kharge attack government over communal violence

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) As parliament Wednesday debated the communal violence bill, the Congress launched an all-out attack on the Narendra Modi government, with party president Sonia Gandhi alleging an alarming increase in the number of incidents of communal violence since the BJP came to power. Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress party leader in the Lok Sabha, said more than 600 incidents of...

13 days ago
BJP showing pernicious signals of intolerance:Sonia

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday asked party members to be wary of pernicious signals of intolerance and said there was a great deal of concern in the country, particularly among women and minorities, on whether BJP was seeking to profit from dividing the nation on sectarian lines. Addressing Congress members in the Central Hall in parliament, a combativ...

16 days ago
Petrol pumps in Maharashtra go on strike

Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Around 4,100 retail petrol-diesel outlets in Maharashtra went on a day-long strike Monday to protest against multiple taxes in the state, an official said. However, around 500 petrol retail outlets in Mumbai have not joined the 12-hour strike which started at 6 a.m. Monday. The strike is total and we want to convey to the state government how the consumers a...

1 month ago
Cash transfers the way to fertilisers subsidy: Economic Survey

New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Calling for a complete overhaul of the subsidy regime, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday said direct cash transfers was the right way to subsidise soil nutrients and that fuel prices must be market-driven. In cases, such as the fertilizer subsidy, the expenditures generate a distorted resource allocation that hampers productivity, said a finance ministry offic...

1 month ago
Petrol price hiked by Rs.1.69 a litre, diesel by 50 paise

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) State-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) Monday hiked the petrol price by Rs.1.69 a litre, excluding taxes, effective from midnight, owing to a rise in global oil prices and exchange rates. Diesel prices were also hiked by 50 paise per litre. Due to geo-political unrest in the Middle East, there has been significant increase in international oil prices duri...

2 months ago
BJP failing on checking price rise, protecting women: Congress

New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The BJP has failed to check price rise or provide security to women despite tall promises made during elections, a Congres spokesperson claimed Monday. During the election campaign, the BJP sold dreams of 'acche din' by promising to curtail price rise... Indian voters gave them 10 seats more than the majority figure of 272 so that they do not give excuses of compul...

2 months ago
Bengal bus operators defer strike

Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Bus operators in West Bengal Sunday deferred for a month the three-day strike they had called beginning June 25 to press for an increase in fares. The six private bus and minibus operators of the state, who had earlier this week announced the strike, decided to postpone the agitation till July 23 following a meeting with Transport Minister Madan Mitra during the day....

2 months ago
Bengal bus operators firm on strike

Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Demanding a commitment from the government to increase bus fares, West Bengal's bus operators Saturday stuck to their decision to call a three-day strike beginning June 25. Six private bus and minibus operators of the state had earlier this week announced the strike protesting against the state government's failure to revise fares in sync with the diesel price hike.<...

2 months ago
Bengal bus strike: Panel to examine matter

Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Days after West Bengal's bus operators called a three-day strike demanding a fare hike, the state government Wednesday set up an all-party committee to examine the matter. At least six private bus and minibus operators will strike from June 25 against the state government's failure to revise fares in sync with the diesel price hike by the central government. T...

2 months ago
Jaitley warns hoarders over food prices

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Blaming hoarding of food articles for rising prices, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Tuesday asked states to take effective steps against speculative hoarding. The state governments should take effective steps to ensure that speculative hoarding is discouraged, Jaitley said in a post on Facebook. The government is committed to take measures which will positive...

2 months ago
Inflation soars to 6.01 percent on high food, fuel prices

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India's wholesale price based inflation rose to a five-month high of 6.01 percent in May against 5.20 percent in the previous month due to a sharp jump in food and fuel prices, government data showed Monday. The country's key inflation based on the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) was recorded at 4.58 percent in May 2013. Fuel and power inflation soared to 10.53...

2 months ago
Inflation soars to 5-month high of 6.01 percent in May

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India's wholesale price based inflation rose to a five-month high of 6.01 percent in May against 5.20 percent in the previous month due to a sharp jump in food and fuel prices, government data showed Monday. The country's key inflation based on the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) was recorded at 4.58 percent in May 2013. Fuel and power inflation soared to 10.53...

2 months ago
India's inflation rises to 6.01 percent in May

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India's wholesale price based inflation rose to 6.01 percent in May compared to 5.20 percent in the previous month due to a sharp jump in food and fuel prices, government data showed Monday. The country's key inflation based on the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) was recorded at 4.58 percent in May 2013. Fuel and power inflation soared to 10.53 percent due to 1...

2 months ago
In NDA rule, Badal softens stand on diesel price hike

Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) A few months back, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal had described the UPA's 50 paise hike in diesel prices as a criminal conspiracy but when the price was hiked by the same amount Saturday by the NDA government, he just batted for cheaper prices. Reacting to the latest hike in diesel prices, Badal Sunday said diesel should be included in the list of essent...

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