M’lore-Manipal Volvo fare hikes by Rs10 from May 10

Monday, May 5th, 2014
ksrtc Volvo

Mangalore : The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has increased the bus fares for various destinations from Saturday midnight. Further the passengers travelling from Mangalore-Manipal will have to pay the additional Rs 10 on the bus fare, whereas Mangalore-Mulky passengers will have to bear Rs 5 on their ticket fare. As the bus fares […]

Petrol price up by 70 paise, diesel by 50 paise

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Petrol price

New Delhi : Petrol price was on Wednesday hiked by 70 paisa per litre, the fifth increase in rates in two months, and diesel by 50 paisa per litre on firming international oil prices. The increase in rates, which will be effective midnight tonight, are excluding local sales tax or VAT. The actual hike will […]

Trade unions demand UPA Govt to control price hike

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
Trade unions Stri

Mangalore  : Various organisations under the banner of United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) staged nationwide protest in front of DC Office on Feb 20, Wednesday demanding the control of price hike immediately. Addressing the protestors, UFBA convener B Madhava, said that 11 national labour unions including BMS, HMS, INTUC, AITUC, Naukarara Sangha, LIC workers […]

Petrol prices may come down Rs 1.5 per litre today

Friday, June 1st, 2012
Indian Petrol

New Delhi:  Petrol prices may be revised on Friday with companies talking about a scope of cutting rates by Rs 1.50-1.60 a litre.     On a day when BJP-led NDA and the Left parties called a Bharat Bandh or a nationwide street protests against petrol price hike, the government appeared in no mood to announce […]

Congress leader Janardhan Poojari deplores May 31 bundh call

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
Janardhana Poojary

Mangalore:  Senior Congress leader B Janardhan Poojari has come down heavily on the BJP, NDA and other Left parties for giving a Bharath bundh call on May 31 against petrol price hike. Speaking to reporters in Mangalore on May 29, Tuesday, he said the bundh call was illegal as even the Supreme Court has ruled […]

Strike affects normal life in Kasargod

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Kasargod:  Normal life was disrupted in Kasargod on May 24, Thursday following the strike call given by the BJP and the Left Front led by the CPM opposing the hike in petrol prices. Private buses and state transport buses were off the roads and shops and business establishments downed their shutters. Attendance was also very […]

KPCC frowns upon Govt on hikes in prices

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011
hikes in prices

Mangalore: KPCC secretary and lawyer Ivan D’Souza on Friday, accuswed the BJP of finding fault with the Centre for raising basic selling prices of petroleum products like cooking gas and diesel, when he could not reduce the Value Added Tax (VAT) and extra cess imposed on these essential products in his own state as CM. […]