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Mamata ‘disappointed’ with petrol price hike, demands rollback (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo and West BengaL Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday expressed her "disappointment" over the announcement of a petroleum price hike, and demanded ... Read more...

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Trinamool to continue opposition to reform legislations


July 20th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) Despite backing UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee in the presidential race, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday made it clear that her Trinamool Congress would ... Read more...

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Mamata not happy with partial rollback of petrol prices (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Expressing her dissatisfaction over the partial cut in the petrol price hike, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ... Read more...

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Mamata tells PM: roll back petrol prices


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to roll back the hike in petrol prices."She requested him to think over ... Read more...

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Roll back petrol hike: Mamata


May 26th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Stepping up pressure on the beleaguered Congress-led central government on the issue of hike in petrol prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday led ... Read more...

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Bengal government should cut petrol tax: Left Front


May 25th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government should cut sales tax on petrol after the steep hike in prices, Left Front chairman Biman Bose said Friday, adding ... Read more...

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Virbhadra asks states to reduce sales tax on petrol


May 24th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 24 (IANS) A day after the steep hike in petrol prices, union Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Virbhadra Singh Thursday asked the state governments to reduce the ... Read more...

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India Inc calls for dual pricing of diesel, LPG


May 24th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Welcoming the hike in petrol prices, industry organisations Thursday called for differential pricing of diesel and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to curb ballooning fuel subsidy."The ... Read more...

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Falling rupee a serious concern: Commerce minister


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 23 (IANS) The rupee's continued slide against the dollar is "a serious concern", Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said Wednesday."Increased dollar demand, especially by oil companies, is making ... Read more...

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US economy grows at steady pace: Fed


April 12th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) The US economy continued to grow at a steady pace since February, with most manufacturers optimistic about the near-term economic outlook, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.In ... Read more...

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For reforms, Pakistani daily cites India’s example


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Had Pakistan implemented governance and fiscal reforms it might have been better placed to protect its people against rising global oil prices today, "just as India ... Read more...

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Trinamool talks tough, threatens to oppose policies in parliament


March 9th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) Giving a tough message to the Congress ahead of parliament's budget session beginning Monday, the Trinamool Congress Friday said it would not accept any cut ... Read more...

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Petroleum price hike hurting Pakistanis (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The steep hike in petroleum prices has shocked Pakistanis.Reflecting popular opinion, the Pakistani media is wondering if there is any proper regulatory authority to manage the ... Read more...

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Petroleum price hike bombshell for Pakistanis: Daily


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The steep hike in petroleum prices is like a bombshell for Pakistan's impoverished masses, said a daily, ruing that there was no proper regulatory authority working ... Read more...

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Pranab blames global issues for inflation, BJP walks out


December 8th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Defending the government strongly, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday told the Rajya Sabha that inflation was coming down, but an unconvinced Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Supreme Court not to meddle in fuel pricing (Lead)


November 18th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to entertain a plea challenging the deregulation of prices of petroleum products, saying fixing of petroleum prices was a matter ... Read more...

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Trinamool’s opposition to petrol hike meaningless: Biman Bose


November 9th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 9 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front Wednesday termed as "meaningless" the Trinamool Congress' opposition to the petrol price hike and asked why the party did not protest ... Read more...

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Dhumal attacks hike in petrol prices


November 5th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister P.K. Dhumal Friday condemned the hike in petrol price by the central government.In a statement here, Dhumal said the latest hike in ... Read more...

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Friends, foes alike attack petrol hike, PM defends decontrol


November 5th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The UPA government came in for sharp criticism over the latest petrol price hike with ally Trinamool Congress joining the opposition in slamming ... Read more...

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Bangladesh raises petroleum prices


September 19th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 19 (IANS) The Bangladesh government Sunday night raised prices of all petroleum products by five to eight taka per litre, the energy ministry said.The ministry said the price ... Read more...

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Modi’s fast irks celebrities


September 17th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's three-day 'sadbhavana' (goodwill) fast which began Saturday has irked Bollywood celebrities who mocked at the way real issues are ... Read more...

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Soni meets Mamata, assures to convey her concerns to PM


September 16th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Friday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and assured her that she would convey her concern over price-rise ... Read more...

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Peeved Mamata hits out at UPA (Lead)


July 31st, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) Apparently peeved over the central government not yet providing money to bail out cash-strapped West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday hit out at the ... Read more...

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Ecuador wants to hike oil output


July 8th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Quito, July 8 (IANS/EFE) Ecuador wants to increase its oil production to an average of 502,000 barrels per day (bpd) this year, up from the 486,000 bpd level registered in ... Read more...

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Pakistan reduces petroleum prices


July 1st, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) Pakistan has brought down petroleum prices. The price of petrol has been reduced by Rs.3 per litre, diesel by Rs.2.01 and light speed diesel by ... Read more...

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Rajnath slams UPA over price rise, corruption


June 13th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 13 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh Monday criticised the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for "its failure to tackle" the issues of price ... Read more...

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PML-N goes overboard in protest against PPP in Pak parliament


April 21st, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): Pakistan's parliament witnessed the noisiest demonstration to date by the country's largest opposition party, the Pakistan Muslim League-N, as the Pakistan People's Party-led government seemed to seek cooperation ... Read more...

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Petition challenging Pak Govt’s latest fuel price hike filed in Lahore HC


April 1st, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 1(ANI): A petition challenging the recent increase in petroleum prices in Pakistan has been filed in the Lahore High Court.The Pakistan Government had increased the price of diesel by ... Read more...

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Oil prices may rise but early to assess Japan fallout: RBI


March 17th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) While warning of higher petroleum fuel prices, India's central bank Thursday said it was too early to assess the impact of the devastating earthquake and tsunami ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa says DMK seat-sharing differences with Congress a ‘farce’


March 10th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 10 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief Jayalalithaa hit out at her political rival Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Thursday by terming its seat sharing differences ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s opposition walks out of National Assembly over oil price hike


March 1st, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- Three main opposition parties on Tuesday walked out of Pakistan's National Assembly over the current hike in petroleum prices, Associated Press of Pakistan reported.The legislators belonging to opposition ... Read more...

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PPP, PML-N set timeline for reform agenda implementation


January 21st, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 21(ANI): The ruling Pakistan People's Party and the major opposition party, Pakistan Muslim League-N, have registered progress in their joint effort to face the economic challenges and resolve conflicting political ... Read more...

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PM assures price stability by March


January 19th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Amid attacks from the opposition over surging inflation, Prime minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday expressed confidence that prices would stabilise by March but stressed that certain factors ... Read more...

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Karat attacks UPA on fuel price hike, threatens countrywide protests (Roundup)


January 17th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Flaying the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for failing to control rising food inflation and repeatedly hiking petroleum prices, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday said ... Read more...

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Karat attacks UPA on food inflation, petroleum price hike


January 16th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday slammed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for failing to control rising food inflation and repeatedly hiking petroleum prices and ... Read more...

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