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Life in Goa paralysed


July 5th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) Markets were shut, schools were empty and roads were deserted across Goa Monday as the opposition parties' all India shutdown against the hike in fuel came into ... Read more...

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West Bengal given 10-day deadline for bus fare hike


June 29th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Bus operators in West Bengal Tuesday met state Transport Minister Ranjit Kundu and demanded a fare-increase in view of the fuel price hike. "Today (Tuesday) we had a meeting ... Read more...

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Preference in government jobs based on popular demand: Karunanidhi


June 28th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), June 28 (IANS) The announcement at the World Classical Tamil Conference valedictory function to give preference in state government jobs to those who studied Tamil was based on the ... Read more...

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West Bengal’s bus, taxi operators demand fare hike (Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) West Bengal's bus and taxi operators Sunday demanded a hike in fares to cope with the recent increase in fuel prices. "We will place our demand to increase the ... Read more...

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Bengal bus operators to demand fare hike


June 27th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) West Bengal bus operators Sunday decided to demand a hike in fares to cope with the recent increase in fuel prices. "We will meet the state transport minister and ... Read more...

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Bengal bus operators want taxes on oil cut


June 25th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) The Bengal Bus Syndicate Friday demanded that the West Bengal government slash taxes on petroleum products to enable bus operators cope with the fuel price hike. "We don't want ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars react sharply to fuel price hike


June 25th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Mumbaikars Friday reacted sharply to the rise in the prices of fuel. "Why do the prices keep going up? Does the government expect us to travel by bullock carts?," ... Read more...

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Delhi auto, taxi fares set to zoom (Second Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) People in the Indian capital will have to shell out a lot more to travel by autos and taxis, with the government Monday saying the new tariff ... Read more...

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Delhi clears hike in auto, taxi fares (Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Already facing the heat of inflation and hike in taxes, now people in the national capital will have to shell out more for auto and taxi fares, ... Read more...

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Delhi govt clears hike in auto fares


June 21st, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): The Delhi Government on Monday announced a hike in auto fares following the CNG price increase.The revised fares will be announced in a day or two.Talking ... Read more...

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Delhi clears hike in auto, taxi fares


June 21st, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) People in the national capital will have to shell out more for auto and taxi fares, with the Delhi government Monday clearing the proposal in this regard. ... Read more...

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I smoked pot, says Colombian presidential candidate


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 3 (IANS/EFE) A Colombian presidential candidate has revealed that he smoked marijuana like the majority of his classmates while studying at a US university. Government-backed candidate Juan Manuel Santos, from the ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress workers baton charged, arrested (Lead)


April 9th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 9 (IANS) At least 11 Congress activists were injured and 46 arrested here Friday after police resorted to baton charge to disperse them from outside the state assembly, authorities ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress activists baton charged, detained


April 9th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 9 (IANS) At least 11 Congress activists were injured and 40 detained here Friday after police resorted to baton charge to disperse them while they were blockading the Shimla-Chandigarh ... Read more...

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Costlier milk pinches Delhiites


March 20th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Already battling rising food prices, Delhiites got a rude shock Saturday as Mother Dairy, one of the biggest suppliers of milk in and around the capital, raised ... Read more...

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Congress stages walkout over bus fare hike in Himachal


March 10th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 9 (IANS) The opposition Congress Tuesday staged a walkout in the Himachal Pradesh assembly to protest a 30 percent fare hike in state-run bus services. After the reply of Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Himachal hikes bus fares 30 percent


March 6th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 6 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Saturday announced a 30-percent hike in fares of state-run buses in view of the recent rise in fuel prices, an official said here. The ... Read more...

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Bus fares hiked in Kerala


March 4th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 4 (IANS) The Kerala government Thursday hiked bus fares in the state by 50 paise to Rs.4. The per km fares for auto rickshaws and taxis were also raised by ... Read more...

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Himachal chief minister hints hike in bus fares


March 3rd, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday hinted hike in fares of state-run buses in view of the rise in petrol and diesel prices. "There are genuine reasons ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh forms committee to implement transport policy


January 14th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 14 (IANS) In order to make road connectivity smoother Madhya Pradesh has formed a four-member committee to implement the new transport policy which was endorsed by the state cabinet in ... Read more...

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Bus fare-hike: Andhra government says not party; opposition protests


January 7th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Bus fares in Andhra Pradesh were increased by a steep 20 to 25 percent, evoking strong protest by opposition parties Thursday even as the state government claimed ... Read more...

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Over 30,000 private buses off Kerala roads


November 24th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 24 (IANS) Operators of more than 30,000 private buses in Kerala struck work Tuesday, demanding an increase in the minimum fare charged from commuters. "We agreed to reduce the bus fares ... Read more...

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BJP calls for Delhi shutdown over price rise


November 13th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 13 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) has today called for a shutdown in Delhi to protest the increase in prices of vital commodities and the hike in bus ... Read more...

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BJP calls for Delhi shutdown Friday against price rise


November 12th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Bharatiaya Janata Party's (BJP) Delhi unit has called for a city-wide shutdown Friday to protest the rising prices of essential items and hike in fares of ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro chief justifies fare hike


November 12th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan Thursday said the fare hike in metro rail services was due to increase in the organisation's expenditure. The 36 percent hike comes ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro fares up 36 percent, BJP protests (Second Lead)


November 11th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) A week after bus fares went up sharply in the Indian capital, the Delhi Metro Wednesday announced a 36 percent increase in fares fuelling sharp reactions ... Read more...

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Delhi commuters unhappy with Metro fare hike


November 11th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Unhappy and helpless - that's how the commuters felt after Delhi Metro announced hike in its fares Wednesday. As the hike came just a week after the ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro fares up 36 percent (Lead)


November 11th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Almost a week after DTC hiked the fares of its bus service, Delhi Metro Wednesday announced a 36 percent increase in its fares. The increase in metro fares, ... Read more...

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After DTC, Delhi Metro hikes fares


November 11th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Almost a week after DTC hiked the fares of its bus service, Delhi Metro Wednesday announced an increase in fares, burning a hole in the commuters' pockets. Delhi ... Read more...

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Delhi government revises bus fare for short distance travel


November 10th, 2009 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Under immense public pressure on the hike in bus fares, the Delhi government Tuesday decided to extend journey for the first slab of fare from 3 to ... Read more...

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Increased bus fares irk Delhi commuters (Lead)


November 4th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Delhi's public transport buses Wednesday began charging their new steeply hiked fares, affecting millions of mostly poor and lower income group commuters. After announcing earlier that the revised ... Read more...

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Increased DTC fares irk Delhi commuters


November 4th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) As increased fares of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses came into effect Wednesday, commuters cried foul and alleged the government does not care about the common man. "If ... Read more...

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Advocate moves apex court against DTC fare hike


October 29th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) A Delhi-based advocate Thursday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi government's decision to hike bus fares, terming it "unjustified". Advocate Manohar Lal Sharma filed his lawsuit in ... Read more...

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Decision to hike water tariff deferred, expect it next week


October 27th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) A decision to increase water tariff in Delhi was Tuesday deferred until next week, an official said. The decision was taken at a Delhi Jal Board (DJB) meeting ... Read more...

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Delhi bus fare hike: Residents’ associations up in arms


October 27th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Residents' welfare associations (RWAs) took up the cause of commuters Tuesday, demanding an immediate rollback of increased fares for Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses, and pointed out ... Read more...

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