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  • PM slams those opposing gas price hike

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said those who are criticising the gas price hike have failed to understand the reality and didn’t see the development works carried out by the government.

  • Rashed Khan Menon

    JS would set bad example if gas price hike not discussed

    Workers Party lawmaker Rashed Khan Menon has expressed his utter disappointment in the parliament for not accepting his proposal for allowing MPs to discuss on the recent hike of gas price in the House.

  •  Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    Drums of development being played all the time: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir slams the prime minister for her explanation on gas price hike and said the price has been increased to ensure the interest of some people within the ruling quarter in the name of development.

  • Gas Crisis in Dhaka

    Gas price hike remains effective

    The High Court has rejected the writ petition that sought a stay order on the government decision of hiking the gas price. Following the HC order the government decision of hiking the gas price will remain effective.

  • PM defends gas price hike

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said people should accept the gas price hike for the sake of the country’s development as the government had to import LNG at a higher cost.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    People should accept gas price hike: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says people should accept the gas price hike for the sake of the country's economic progress as the government has to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) at a higher cost.

  • Gas price rise in Bangladesh

    Gas Price Hike: Why House was bypassed

    Three lawmakers yesterday came down heavily on the government for increasing the price of gas and said the move would affect the people.

  • Strike by left parties passes off peacefully

    The countrywide half-day shutdown enforced by Left Democratic Alliance (LDA) protesting the recent gas price hike passed peacefully yesterday.

  • LDA observes hartal, announces fresh programme

    The half-day hartal enforced by Left Democratic Alliance (LDA) protesting the recent gas price hike passes peacefully except for a few incidents of picketing.

  • Gas price rise in Bangladesh

    Writ seeks stay on gas tariff hike

    A Supreme Court (SC) lawyer has filed a writ petition with the High Court seeking stay on the government’s decision of hiking the gas price.

  • Gas Price Hike: Left parties call hartal for July 7

    The Left Democratic Alliance has called a half-day hartal across the country on July 7 to protest the gas tariff hike.

  • Gas Price Hike: Left parties call hartal for July 7

    The Left Democratic Alliance has called a half-day hartal across the country on July 7 to protest the gas tariff hike.

  • Gas price rise in Bangladesh

    Gas Price Hike: Textiles, ceramics may suffer a blow

    The latest gas price hike may not push up the electricity price at the moment, but the move will hit some industrial sectors, including textile spinning and ceramics, as their production cost will rise significantly, industry insiders said.

  • Gonoforum

    Gonoforum calls govt to stay aside from hiking gas price

    Terming hike of the gas price illogical, Gonoforum calls upon the government to immediately repeal the decision of hiking gas tariff for the greater interest of people.

  • Gas price rise in Bangladesh

    Left-leaning parties call hartal July 7

    Left Democratic Alliance (LDA) calls a half-day hartal across the country on July 7 protesting gas tariff hike.

  • Govt feels uneasy for hike in gas prices, says Quader

    The government is feeling uneasy but it had to increase the gas tariff only for "adjustment", Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says.

  • Household gas Tk 175 pricier

    Households have to pay Tk 175 more for gas from this month, as the energy regulator yes-terday raised tariff for all users, saying the move would help the government bear the expenses of importing liquefied natural gas.

  • Jatri Kalyan Samity

    Decision of gas price hike anti-people: Jatri Kalyan Samity

    Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity, a passenger welfare platform, says that the government has created a space of stoking social unrest and increasing the cost of livelihood of people by hiking the gas price.

  • Gas price rise in Bangladesh

    Gas price hike: Single burner Tk 925, double burner Tk 975

    Gas price will be increased for all users by 32.8pc from July 1. Price of single burner will be Tk925, double burner Tk 975, says BERC.

  • 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.

  • Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    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.

  • Gas price rise in Bangladesh

    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.

  • Gas price hike in Bangladesh

    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.

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