The Power Minister also desired the ministry to hold a separate review of power plants with captive mines to ensure maximum use of these mines by the power plants.
The soaring prices of petrol and diesel have sparked widespread resentment among people especially the middle class in Odisha as the prices of the fuel have breached Rs 100-mark per litre at several places including the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.
The Odisha Transport Department on Thursday increased the bus fare in the State owing to a continuous rise in the price of Diesel.
Global cues pushed fuel prices to increase again across the country on Saturday, adding more misery for the common man already grappling with rising food prices amidst shrinking income.
Fuel prices increased again across the country on Friday adding more misery to the common man's woe, as he already grapples with rising food prices amid shrinking income.
Fuel prices increased again across the country on Wednesday adding more misery for the common man already grappling with rising food prices amidst shrinking income.
Retail price of regular petrol and diesel in the city of Mumbai may soon cross Rs 100 a litre and Rs 90 a litre respectively, its highest level ever, with prices of the two auto fuels being revised upwards again by Oil marketing companies (OMCs) on Tuesday.
Petrol and diesel prices on Monday hit record highs across the country after rates were increased for the fifth time in a week, following which Maharashtra joined Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh in the league of states where petrol rates breached the Rs 100-a-litre mark.
New Delhi: In one of the steepest increase since daily price revision was started, petrol price on Thursday was hiked by 25 paise per litre and diesel by 30 paise…
New Delhi: Country’s petrol and diesel prices continued its northward march on Saturday, after a three-day break, taking its retail rates to unprecedented levels and burning holes in the consumers pockets. Oil marketing companies raised the pump price of petrol and diesel by 24 paise and 15 paise per litre on Saturday. With this, petrol […]
Kolkata: In a unique protest against fuel price hike, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday rode pillion on an electric scooter to state secretariat Nabanna. Banerjee was seen sitting behind state minister and Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim, who rode the battery-powered electric scooter. With a placard protesting against the petrol price hike hanging […]
New Delhi: Oil marketing companies on Wednesday gave momentary relief to consumers from skyrocketing fuel prices by keeping retail price of petrol and diesel unchanged. Accordingly, the price of petrol continued to be at Rs 90.93 a litre and diesel Rs 81.32 a litre in the capital. Elsewhere in the country as well, fuel prices […]
Bhubaneswar: The Petrol and diesel prices have reached record highs, creating problems and making holes in the pockets of consumers across the country. The petrol price had recently crossed the Rs 100 per litre mark in Sriganganagar town of Rajasthan. Even in Odisha, the extra-premium petrol has also touched the century mark in Malkangiri district. […]
Bhubaneswar: Congress MLAs today reached Odisha Assembly by riding cycle as a mark of protest against unabated rise in the prices of petrol and diesel in Odisha on Tuesday. Jeypore MLA Tara Bahinipati and his party colleague Adhiraj Panigrahi – Congress MLA from Khariar – took out the novel protest by riding cycle from Congress […]
New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices have begun to pinch consumers harder with oil marketing companies (OMCs) reserving the weekend for effecting the steepest hike in last several months. Accordingly, the price of petrol and diesel were raised by 39 paisa and 37 paisa per litre respectively in Delhi on Saturday. With this increase, petrol […]
New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices maintained its northward rally on Friday, the eleventh consecutive day when its retail prices rose across the country, with the global oil market remaining stable but firm. Accordingly, oil marketing companies raised the pump price of petrol by 31 paise and diesel by another 33 paise per litre in […]
Bhubaneswar: With no respite in sight from the increasing fuel prices, public dissatisfaction over the steep rise is growing day-by-day. Adding fuel to the fire, the Odisha Congress on Monday observed a six-hour-long bandh from 7 AM to 1 PM and staged ‘rail roko’ agitation across the State demanding an immediate reduction in fuel rates. […]
Jajpur: Hundreds of candidates who came from outside Odisha to appear the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) examinations at a centre near Cuttack were left stranded on NH-16 near Jaraka in the district as Congress workers blocked the road as a part of the State-wide strike to protest the steep hike in prices of fuel and […]
Bhubaneswar: Even as the Odisha Congress claimed to have organised a peacefull bandh across the State, sporadic incidents of violence have been reported from different parts of the State. The party workers allegedly vandalised the furniture inside horticulture office at Astarang in Puri district. Tension erupted when police were trying to waylay the protesters while […]
Bhubaneswar: Normal life has been disrupted in several parts of State due to bandh observed by the Odisha Congress in protest against the rising fuel prices. Vehicular communication and rail services have been affected as the protesters resorted to road and rail blockades at many places across the State. Commercial establishments have remained shut in […]
Bhubaneswar: Vehicular traffic has been disrupted in many parts of the State especially in the Capital city due to the six-hour Odisha bandh being observed by the State Congress in protest against the steep rise in prices of fuel and other essential commodities in the country. Sporadic Violence Marks Odisha Bandh Over Fuel Price Hike […]
Bhubaneswar: All private buses in the State will stay off-road from 6 am to 1 pm on Monday in view of the Odisha bandh called by State Congress protesting the fuel prices hike, said Private Bus Owners’ Association Treasurer Barada Acharya on Sunday. Speaking to media, Acharya said, “All private buses will stay off-road from […]
Bhubaneswar: Protesting steep rise in the prices of petrol and diesel, the State unit of Congress on Tuesday announced to observe Odisha bandh on February 15, 2021. Addressing a press conference in Bhubaneswar, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik said that the party had no option than to call for the state-wide shutdown […]
Bhubaneswar: Passengers in Odisha will now have to spend more while travelling in buses as the State government has revised the fares across all categories. The new fares will be applicable from today. Informing about the bus fare hike, Secretary of Private Bus Owners’ Association Devendra Sahoo said that the revision was done keeping in […]
New Delhi: Diesel price in the national capital on Sunday inched towards the Rs 82 per litre-mark following the second consecutive day of price hike. Diesel price was increased by 15 paise per litre, according to a price notification of state-owned oil marketing companies. This took the retail selling price in the national capital to […]