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Tag: Fuel Price Rise

Now BJD Hits Streets !!
BJD’s Cycle Rally & Chulha Protest Over Rising Fuel Price, LPG Cylinder Rate

The members of the ruling BJD (Biju Janata Dal) on Sunday staged protest against the Centre over rising prices of fuel and cooking gas cylinder. Party workers took out a protest march and cycle rally towards the Governor’s House.

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Auto Fuel Prices Rise Continues Unabated

The fuel prices have now increased on a fifth consecutive day. Before this after holding for a couple of days, fuel prices again has risen on the previous five days by about 35 paise per litre.

Onion Price Rise In Odisha
After Petrol, Diesel & LPG, Onion Price Shatters Sweet Home Dreams

While the rising prices have left consumers seething with anger, people demand immediate steps by the government to put a cap on the trend.

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Unabated Rise In Petrol, Diesel Prices Rattle Common Man In Odisha

Though the fuel prices differ from district to district depending on the freight charges, such a high fuel price in the tribal dominated Odisha district like Malkangiri has attracted sharp criticisms from people

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'Protest Politics' Intensifies In Odisha Ahead Of Panchayat Polls 

All the political parties in the State are now focusing on the upcoming Panchayat elections and seeing it as a major opportunity to build and ensure their prospects for the 2024 general polls

Petrol Price Nearing Rs 100/Ltr In Odisha, Touches New All-Time High In Malkangiri

Bhubaneswar: The consumers across Odisha are now feeling the pinch of a steep rise in the petrol and diesel prices in the past one week. As per reports, the price of petrol reached a new high in Odisha as it breached Rs 91 per litre mark in Malkangiri on Monday. Official sources said petrol is […]

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Customers Feel The Pinch As Petrol, Diesel Prices Breach All Time Record In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A sharp rise in the prices of petrol and diesel, which touched a new high on Sunday has badly hit the customers in Odisha. With petrol price touching Rs 84, the highest-ever in the State, consumers said they are feeling the pinch. According to reports the petrol price increased by 29 paise per litre […]

Fuel prices continue to decline; petrol down 40 paise

New Delhi: Fuel prices continued the downward trend on Friday with cost of petrol falling by 40 paise across the four metro cities. In the national capital, petrol was priced Rs 75.57 per litre, down from Rs 75.97 on Thursday, according to the Indian Oil Corp’s website. Price of petrol in the other key cities […]

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Fuel prices continue to fall as global crude rates ease

New Delhi: State-run oil-marketing companies continued to cut the prices of key transport fuels — petrol and diesel — well into the fourth week on Saturday on lower global crude oil prices. According to the Indian Oil Corp data, petrol was priced at Rs 77.89 per litre in the national capital on Saturday, 17 paise […]

Diesel Costlier Than Petrol: Pradhan throws ball back into Odisha Govt Court

Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha government blamed the wrong policies of the Centre for the rise in prices of diesel, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today came down heavily on the State government for not reducing VAT on petrol and diesel while stating it as the sole reason for the rise in diesel price. State […]

Diesel now more expensive than petrol in Bhubaneswar!

Bhubaneswar: Strange but true. Diesel is now costlier than petrol in Bhubaneswar. Notably, it is also for the first time in the country that the diesel prices have overtaken petrol prices. The cost of diesel today stands at Rs 80.69 per litre against the price of Rs 80.57 for one litre of petrol in Bhubaneswar. […]

Op-Ed: Whose Bandh Is It Anyway?

The problem with bandhs, no matter which party organizes them, is that once the genie is out of the bottle, there is no way it can be put back. The party leadership may lay down the ‘rules of the game’ but there is no way it can force cadres to play by those rules. And […]

Congress gears up for Bharat Bandh; Opposition calls it ‘political drama’

Bhubaneswar: As Congress gears up to observe ‘Bharat Bandh’ tomorrow over skyrocketing fuel prices, ruling-BJD and BJP in the State termed the call for all-India shutdown as a ‘political drama’. A day before the country-wide bandh, the Odisha Congress today launched campaign vehicles to solicit support for the party’s protest. Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) […]

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Bharat bandh call by Congress: Odisha schools to remain shut

Bhubaneswar: The School and Mass Education department today announced that all schools in the State will remain closed on Monday (September 10) in view of the Bharat Bandh call given by the Congress over rise in fuel prices. S&ME department Principal Secretary, PK Mohapatra today announced that the step has been taken as a precautionary […]

Fuel Price Rise & Teachers’ Strike rock Odisha Assembly; House adjourned

Bhubaneswar: The proceedings of the monsoon session of Odisha Assembly were disrupted following ruckus created by ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) over fuel price rise and also by Congress members on teachers’ agitation in the State. The monsoon session of the Assembly witnessed uproarious scenes after BJD members staged protest over rising prices of petrol […]

Fuel price rise: BJD to launch State-wide protest from September 7

Bhubaneswar: Prices of both petrol and diesel reached an all-time high with the petrol prices touching Rs 86 per litre in Mumbai. Not only Mumbai or New Delhi, people across the country including Odisha are now feeling the pinch of fuel price rise. Protesting such steep rise in prices of petrol and diesel, the ruling-BJD […]

Union Min Pradhan blames UPA for rise in debt burden, fuel prices

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday blamed the Congress regime during Manmohan Singh’s prime ministership to have derailed India’s economy and also for the abnormal rise in fuel prices. He alleged India’s economy nosedived during the previous government leading to a huge debt burden. Pradhan also attributed the current rise in fuel prices […]

Isolated US policies behind depreciation of world currencies: Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: The BJP-led government at the Centre is taking all possible measures to check the rising prices of petrol and diesel, said Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of the National Convention of Company Secretaries in Bhubaneswar, Pradhan stated that, ‘The prices of crude oil have risen […]

Petrol @80 in Odisha; common man feels the pinch

Bhubaneswar: The constant rise in prices of petrol and diesel is burning a hole in consumer’s pocket. In barely a month, petrol prices have increased by Rs 2.5 per litre and today it touched a record high of Rs 80 in Nabarangpur & Koraput districts of Odisha. While in Bhubaneswar petrol price was Rs 77.14 […]

BJD turns heat on Dharmendra over Central assistance to Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Friday lashed out at Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan over his claim that Odisha received over Rs 2.86 lakh crore as Central assistance for ensuring rapid growth in the State. In a presser, BJD leaders alleged that Pradhan’s claim regarding construction of 5499 km national highways (NH) in […]

Expect fuel prices to come down: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Amid rising resentment over unabated rise in fuel prices, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today expressed hope that prices will come down soon. Speaking to a private news channel, Pradhan said that the government has no control over fuel prices but it is concerned about it. “We admit that the continuous increase in […]

Bus Fares Hiked Across All Categories In Odisha: Check Details
Fuel Price Impact: Bus fares hiked in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Monday hiked bus fares across categories owing to increase in prices of petrol and diesel. It is for the third time that bus fares have been hiked in 2018. Ordinary buses will be charging 70 paise per km as compared to the previous fare of 68 paise per km while the […]

MP Baijayant decries ‘hooliganism’ during BJD ‘hartal’

Bhubaneswar: MP Baijayant Panda today came down heavily on BJD activists for their hooliganism during the ‘Hak Pain Hartal’ protest against fuel price rise and termed it as shameful. He took to Twitter stating that such hooliganism during the protest is condemnable and disgraceful and action should be taken against the protestors. “Shameful. I dissociate […]