Bhubaneswar: The state government on Saturday increased fares for all categories of passenger buses in the wake of hike in diesel price.
New Delhi: The flare-up in the prices of petrol and diesel has raised the demand for bringing the fuels under the goods and services tax to provide relief to consumers. However, analysts said the prices are unlikely to come down as a result of this measure.
Ranchi: Jharkhand Petroleum Dealers’ Association will hit the streets with awareness drives for commuters and transporters on why petrol and diesel are costlier here compared to some bigger states and mount pressure on chief minister Raghubar Das to rethink the VAT imposed on fuel.
Jorasanko: A BJP leader in Calcutta, Ranajit Majumdar, was arrested on Friday on the charge of cheating people by running a racket of LPG dealership allotment in the state.
Cuttack: The public work department’s roads and buildings (Cuttack division) has pulled up the private company that was tasked with the solar street lighting project on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Setu over the Kathajodi river for delays.
Sambalpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the much-awaited Jharsuguda airport on September 22.
New Delhi: The government is ready to start the strategic sale process for at least four subsidiaries of loss-making Air India, including Airline Allied Services Ltd (AASL) and Hotel Corporation of India (HCI), according to officials.
New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday pounced on reports suggesting involvement of a CBI joint director, who the party claimed was close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in diluting the lookout notice against liquor baron Vijay Mallya, alleging that the “conspiracy” to facilitate the escape of economic offenders had now been unravelled.
Ranchi: A green protest is growing on waterlogged roads in the city as the government machinery celebrates the start of Swachhata hi Seva from Saturday to Gandhi Jayanti on October 2.
Darjeeling/Gangtok/Malda: Direct road links from Siliguri to Gangtok and Kalimpong snapped on Saturday after over a dozen landslides triggered by incessant rain.