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  • Gas price rise in Bangladesh

    No need for gas price rise if graft curbed

    There would have been no need to increase the gas price even if half of the corruption in Petrobangla and Titas was reduced, the High Court said yesterday.

  • Businesses fume over bid to hike gas price

    Business leaders yesterday spoke out against the distribution companies' proposal to hike the gas price by 132 percent for industrial units and recommended raising the prices in phases.

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    BNP will resist gas price hike: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says that his party will go on tough agitation if the government hikes the prices of gas.

  • Gas price hike in Bangladesh

    Don't panic

    In the face of strong opposition from consumers, the energy regulator hinted it may raise gas prices lower than that proposed by the distributors as the four-day public hearing on the proposals ended yesterday.

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    Leftists threaten hartal if move to raise gas prices not scrapped

    Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (Berc) held its public hearing on proposals for raising gas prices for the third consecutive day as left-leaning parties threatened to go for action programmes like hartal if the government does backtrack on its move.

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    Gas price hike: HC order on BERC’s public hearing Mar 31

    The High Court is to deliver its order on March 31 on a petition that challenged the legality of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission’s ongoing public hearing for further increasing gas price.

  • Gas price hike in Bangladesh

    Proposed gas price hike unjustifiable

    All of the country's five gas distribution companies have demanded gas price hike at consumer level at the latest Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) public hearing.

  • Gas price hike in Bangladesh

    Gas price rise to play havoc with economy

    The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) and a number of other trade bodies yesterday joined a growing list of groups and people who are demanding scrapping of the government's plan to increase gas price further.

  • Gas price may go up very soon

    The energy regulator may soon increase gas prices for industries, power stations, filling stations, fertiliser factories and tea estates as the government is set to pass the price of imported liquefied natural gas on to users.

  • No justification of the gas price hike!

    The proposal to increase the price of natural gas by Titas Gas is totally unreasonable since this will pose an extra burden on the already burdened ordinary consumers, many of whom do not even get regular supply of gas. Residents of many areas of the capital have to face gas crisis due to shortage in supply.

  • Latest gas price hike illegal: HC

    The High Court yesterday declared the June-1 hike of household gas price illegal.

  • HC halts gas price hike for domestic use

    The High Court declares illegal the increase of second phase gas price for the domestic use from June 1. It, however, condoned the tariff already collected from the consumers for the months of last June and July.

  • Gas price rise in Bangladesh

    Gas price hike: HC asked to dispose ruling by July

    The Supreme Court extends its endorsement on the second gas price hike this year. The apex court also asked the High Court bench that stayed the second hike to hear and dispose of its (HC) rule issued over the legality of the increment by July.

  • Gas price hike: Cops foil protesters' march

    Police foil a march to energy ministry, protesting the gas price hike, using tear gas canisters and water cannons near Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka.The march was organised by Gonotantrik Bam Morcha (democratic left alliance), an alliance of left-leaning political parties.

  • Decision on transport fare hike after Sept 10: Minister

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says the government will decide after September 10 about increasing the transport fare following a hike in the prices of gas.