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Bhattacharjee flays food inflation, fuel price hike


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Berhampore, Sep 22 (IANS) Taking potshots at the Congress-led central government for soaring food and petrol prices, former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Thursday said the government should ... Read more...

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Tripura’s Left government protests petrol price hike


September 16th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 16 (IANS) Tripura's Left Front government Friday demanded immediate withdrawal of the hike in petrol prices while the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) organised vociferous demonstrations.State-owned oil ... Read more...

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Transport strike troubles people in parts of Bengal


July 14th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Attendance in schools dropped, university examinations were postponed and commuters had a harrowing time here and in three surrounding districts of West Bengal Thursday due ... Read more...

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Maoist shutdown against Posco land acquisition


June 30th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 30 (IANS) A 24-hour state-wide shutdown called by Maoists against "forcible land acquisition" for South Korean steel major Posco's project and other issues hit normal life in southern ... Read more...

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Kashmir not to roll back fuel price hike


June 29th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 29 (IANS) Unlike many other states in the country, Jammu and Kashmir will not roll back the hike in prices of kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas or diesel, official ... Read more...

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BJP alleges conspiracy in fuel price hike, blames PM (Lead)


June 28th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Blaming Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the hike in diesel, kerosene and cooking gas prices, the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday alleged ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike a hard decision in national interest: Congress


June 27th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) With the opposition mounting pressure on the government over the hike in prices of diesel, kerosene and cooking gas, the Congress said Monday that ... Read more...

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BJP to raise fuel price hike in parliament


June 27th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday lashed out at the government over the recent hike in diesel and cooking gas prices and threatened to ... Read more...

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Left-backed shutdown cripples life in Tripura (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 27 (IANS) Shops, offices and educational institutions were shut while vehicular traffic remained off the roads in Tripura Monday as the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left ... Read more...

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Left-backed shutdown cripples life in Tripura


June 27th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 27 (IANS) Shops, offices and educational institutions were shut while vehicular traffic remained off the roads in Tripura Monday as the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left Front ... Read more...

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Bengal Left Front stir against fuel hike July 4-11


June 26th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) West Bengal's main opposition Left Front would July 4-11 launch a protest movement across the state demanding a rollback of the latest fuel price hike, ... Read more...

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Mayawati demands roll back of fuel price hike


June 25th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Demanding a roll back of the hike in prices of cooking gas, diesel and kerosene, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader ... Read more...

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Rising fuel prices hit lower income group most: Aamir


June 25th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan Saturday said the frequent fuel price hikes mostly affect the people in the lower income group, who then find it hard ... Read more...

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‘Fuel price hike cripples transporters, economy of country’


June 25th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi Transporters Association (DTA) Saturday protested the hike in price of diesel, saying that it will have a crippling effect on the truckers and ... Read more...

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BJP protests fuel price hike in Delhi, demands rollback (Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) held a demonstration here Saturday against the hike in the prices of diesel, kerosene and cooking gas, and demanded ... Read more...

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Protests across Andhra Pradesh against fuel price hike


June 25th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 25 (IANS) The hike in prices of diesel, cooking gas and kerosene evoked a strong reaction in Andhra Pradesh with opposition parties Saturday staging protests across the ... Read more...

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BJP, SP protest fuel price hike in Uttar Pradesh


June 25th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) activists clashed with police Saturday in parts of Uttar Pradesh while protesting the hike in ... Read more...

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Sushma slams government on fuel price hike


June 25th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Accusing the government of being insensitive to the sufferings of the common man, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Saturday slammed it for ... Read more...

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BJP protests fuel price hike in Maharashtra


June 25th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Demanding that the price hike in diesel, cooking gas and kerosene be rolled back, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday held demonstrations at several places ... Read more...

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Srinagar youth protest fuel price hike


June 25th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Dozens of youths Saturday staged a noisy demonstration in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, shouting slogans against the hike in prices of diesel, cooking gas ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike inevitable: Delhi CM


June 25th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday defended the fuel price hike, saying it was a reflection of the rise in international crude prices."The price of ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike will have inflationary pressure: Industrialists


June 25th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) While conceding that the fuel price hike was inevitable, industrialists here Saturday said the increase in the rates of diesel, kerosene and cooking gas will ... Read more...

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BJP protests fuel price hike, demands rollback


June 25th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday staged a demonstration here against the hike in the prices of diesel, kerosene and cooking gas, with party ... Read more...

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Why couldn’t you prevent hike, Left Front asks Mamata


June 25th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front Friday strongly opposed the fuel price hike and attacked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asking how she failed to prevent the increase ... Read more...

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Delhiites flay fuel price hike


June 25th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The government's decision Friday to hike the prices of kerosene, diesel and cooking gas has triggered a wave of resentment among the capital's residents, ... Read more...

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We don’t support fuel price hike: Mamata (Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, whose Trinamool Congress party is a major ally of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, Friday said she does ... Read more...

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Left parties slam fuel price hike, threaten stir


June 24th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The Left parties in West Bengal Friday slammed the price rise of fuels and threatened to start a mass movement against the frequent fuel hike.Communist Party ... Read more...

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Post-hike fuel prices in Delhi


June 24th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) With the announcement of the fuel-price hike, following are the new prices for diesel, kerosene and LPG, which come into effect Friday midnight:Current price of ... Read more...

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EGoM meeting on fuel price hike begins


June 24th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The ministerial panel to consider a fuel price hike began its meeting here Friday evening.The empowered group of ministers (eGoM), headed by Finance Minister ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls a bit


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India's food inflation declined 0.49 percentage points to 8.06 percent for the week ended May 21, with a marginal fall in the prices of ... Read more...

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Interest rates, fuel price hike dampen automobile sector (Roundup)


June 1st, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Interest rates and fuel price hikes seem to have dampened automobile sales in May, with leading players like Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai reporting only marginal ... Read more...

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General Motors’ May sales up 1.3 percent


June 1st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Buoyed by the sale of its compact car segment, global automotive major General Motors' Indian subsidiary Wednesday reported an increase of 1.3 percent in sales ... Read more...

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Left condemns fuel price hike


May 15th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The four main Left parties Sunday condemned the hike in petrol prices and demanded a reversal of the policy of de-regulation of petrol pricing.The Communist ... Read more...

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EGoM on fuel price hike deferred for next week: Jaipal Reddy


May 10th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The meeting of the ministerial panel scheduled Wednesday to consider a possible rise in fuel prices has been deferred till next week, Petroleum Minister ... Read more...

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BJP asks government not to hike fuel prices


May 5th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) With the government expected to take a decision on hiking prices of petroleum products next week, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said any ... Read more...

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