Price rise

Hotels, restaurants struggling due to rising prices, low occupancy

More than six months after hotels and restaurants reopened, most of them are still struggling to stay afloat.

published on : 19th March 2021

Shouting ‘Jai Shri Ram’ won’t bring prices down: MLC Marithibbegowda

Shouting slogans like Jai Shri Ram and Jai Hanuman does not bring down prices of essential commodities, commented JDS MLC Marithibbegowda, leading to an uproar in the Council on Wednesday.

published on : 18th March 2021

Cost of idlis and dosas at hotels may go up by 10%

WIth cost of fuel & edible oil rising, eateries forced to revise rates

published on : 12th March 2021

People feel the pinch as prices of essentials go up 

With the ever increasing prices of edible oil and pulses and other commodities, the savings of the common man has taken a hit.

published on : 12th March 2021

Fuel price hike: Both houses of Parliament adjourned till afternoon after Opposition ruckus

During the Question Hour, Opposition members, mainly from the Congress, entered the Well and started raising slogans.

published on : 9th March 2021

'BJP = Burden the Janta, Party': Rahul targets government over price rise issue

The Congress, from its official Twitter handle, urged people to participate in the online campaign by speaking out against price rise.

published on : 5th March 2021

Price rise likely as lorry owners hike freight fare

As per its minutes, per tonne transportation fare has been increased by Rs 150 for distance below 100 km, and by Rs 250 to travel above 100 km.

published on : 4th March 2021

Despite record high prices, cut in fuel excise duty unlikely this fiscal

The central government has set its receipt target and with the revised fiscal deficit targeted at 9.5 per cent, of the GDP, the government is in no mood to go for any duty cut.

published on : 3rd March 2021

Modi government looting people: Pilot lashes out at BJP on rising fuel prices

He said during the tenure of the Congress-led UPA government, BJP leaders used to 'make a lot of noise' over the issue of inflation but now they are silent.

published on : 22nd February 2021

FM Sitharaman wants State-Centre dialogue on one nation-one fuel price policy

Sitharaman says the anomaly can be addressed if the fuel prices come under the GST

published on : 21st February 2021

Essentials become too pricey

Increased fuel price has also spiked transportation charges of essential products including vegetables and other perishables.

published on : 20th February 2021

The price we pay

The Covid-induced lockdown made the pockets of Kochi’s ordinary citizens lighter.

published on : 20th February 2021

Soaring fuel prices leave transport sector gasping 

Soaring fuel prices have left the transport industry in the lurch.

published on : 20th February 2021

MP Congress calls for half-day bandh on Saturday against fuel price rise

State Congress spokesperson Bhupendra Gupta said the party would take out a rally on Saturday and request people to shut their shops.

published on : 19th February 2021

Price rise: Burning a hole in people’s pocket

Skyrocketing prices of essential commodities including vegetables and other perishable items in the state capital have made the common man’s life difficult.

published on : 19th February 2021
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