Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday expressed her unhappiness over the central government's decision to hike the price of cooking gas by over Rs 11.
"Do you know, how many times prices have been increased, affecting the interest of the common people during UPA-II? Today again, the central government has hiked LPG prices by 11.42 per cylinder. Very bad, very sad," Banerjee posted on Facebook.
Following the central government's decision to raise the commission paid to the dealers, cooking gas (LPG) price on Saturday was hiked by Rs 11.42 per cylinder.
In Kolkata the new price is now at Rs 412.42 per cylinder. Since her party's withdrawal of support from the United Progressive Alliance government, Banerjee has never lost any opportunity to criticise the Congress-led UPA and has been vociferous in her attacks against the economic reforms initiated by it....more
01:09 AM, Oct 07, 2012
New Delhi: The government on Saturday hiked the prices of LPG by Rs 11.42 per cylinder, saying that this was done to raise the dealers' commission. The gas dealers had reportedly wanted a single price and commission of Rs 65 per cylinder, the same as on commercial cylinders. The National Federation of LPG Distributors of India (NFLDI), which represents around 10,500 cooking gas sale agencies, had asked the Centre to...
02:30 PM, Oct 06, 2012