Tag: Fuel Price Rise

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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) […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
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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 […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021