Ummid Assistant

Jamia Millia launches courses on China, Afghanistan

IGNOU launches value education programme for teachers

Welcome Guest! You are here: Home Business & Economy

Angry Mamata summons parliamentary party meet on petrol price

Friday November 04, 2011 09:37:07 AM, IANS

Related Articles

Fresh petrol price hike of Rs.1.80 per litre

Oil marketing companies Thursday raised petrol prices by Rs.1.80 per litre effective from midnight, just over a month and a half since the last hike - dealing a double blow to consumers already reeling under high

Kolkata: Angry over the latest petrol price hike, Trinamool Congress - the second largest constituent of the Congress-led ruling United Progressive Alliance at the centre - has called an emergency parliamentary party meeting here Friday to decide the party's future course of action.

"Earlier, we had strongly protested whenever the oil prices were raised. We don't want to increase the burden on the masses, who are already reeling under the pressure of escalating prices," Trinamool MP Kakali Ghosh Dastidar told IANS.

"Tomorrow our parliamentary party will meet at the party headquarters, Trinamool Bhawan. There we will decide our stand," she said yesterday.

Trinamool general secretary and union Minister of State for Shipping Mukul Roy said: "Let us hold the meeting. Then we will spell out our stand."

The Trinamool has 18 Lok Sabha members.

Trinamool sources said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was extremely peeved over the regular oil price hikes and the party's discontent has been conveyed to the central leadership of the Congress.

A Trinamool leader said the party was never consulted before such important decisions which have a direct bearing on the daily lives of the common people.

Oil marketing companies Thursday raised petrol prices by Rs.1.80 per litre effective from midnight, just over a month and a half since the last hike.

The latest petrol price rise -- the 11th time since June 2010 -- comes over and above a steep upward revision of Rs.3.14 a litre on Sep 15, 2011.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bookmark and Share

Home | Top of the Page

 

Comments

Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.ummid.com

Comments powered by DISQUS

More Headlines

Hindu extremists used two Muslims to plant bombs in Malegaon: Report

New study loan scheme for tribal students

Kejriwal writes to PM; Congress says its insulting to PMO

Online registration for farmers gains momentum in MP

Selection of Patwaris in MP to be held through online exam

Map row: Chinese envoy asks journalist to shut up

Fresh petrol price hike of Rs.1.80 per litre

MFN sets stage for Indian, Pakistani leaders meeting in Maldives

CITU flayed for blocking newspapers

Major fire at Mumbai's Naval Dockyard

Bihar okays creation of 40 women police stations

Raj Thackeray warns of riots over anti-Marathi remarks

Two IITians sowing change in Bihar's farmlands

i

 

 

 

Top Stories

Hindu extremists used two Muslims to plant bombs in Malegaon: Report

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has found in its probe that Hindu extremists linked to RSS used two local Muslim men for planting 

Bail to Malegaon blast accused: Court directs NIA to submit stand on Nov 04

NIA admits error in probe; Declares Malegaon youths innocent

 

  Most Read

Fresh petrol price hike of Rs.1.80 per litre

Oil marketing companies Thursday raised petrol prices by Rs.1.80 per litre effective from midnight, just over a month and a half since the last hike - dealing a double blow to consumers already reeling under high, double-digit 

Map row: Chinese envoy asks journalist to shut up

A Chinese company Thursday signed a accord for investing $400 million in Gujarat, but a row erupted when China's ambassador Zhang Yan asked an Indian journalist to "shut up" when he questioned the company's brochure showing a map of India minus Arunachal Pradesh and parts of Jammu and 

 

  News Pick

Raj Thackeray warns of riots over anti-Marathi remarks

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Thursday warned of riots if Congress and Samajwadi Party leaders continued 

Major fire at Mumbai's Naval Dockyard

A major fire engulfed an administrative building of Mumbai's over 270 years old Naval Dockyard Thursday, officials said. No casualties have been reported in the blaze. "We have rushed eight fire engines 

MFN sets stage for Indian, Pakistani leaders meeting in Maldives

With Pakistan granting MFN status to India and a slew of recent positive gestures by both sides, the stage has been set for 

India Inc rejoices as Pakistan grants India MFN status

 

Picture of the Day

Nashik District Magistrate P Velrasu greeting AMU Vice Chancellor Prof PK Abdul Aziz and Prof Anwar Jahan Zuberi, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences and former Vice Chancellor, University of Calicut, in Malegaon on October 26, 2011.

(Photo: ummid.com)

 

 
 
 
 
 

RSS  |  Contact us

 

| Quick links

News

 

Subscribe to

Ummid Assistant

 

National

Religion

RSS

Scholarships

About us

International

Culture

Twitter

Government Schemes

Feedback

Regional

History

Facebook

Education

Register

Politics

Opinion

Newsletter

Contact us

Business

Career

     

Education

     

 

 

Ummid.com: Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Advertise with us | Link Exchange

Ummid.com is part of the Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and conditions mentioned.

2010 Awaz Multimedia & Publications. All rights reserved.