Gas price hike in Bangladesh

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.

July 12, 2019
July 12, 2019

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.

July 9, 2019
July 9, 2019

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.

July 8, 2019
July 8, 2019

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.

July 2, 2019
July 2, 2019

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.

July 2, 2019
July 2, 2019

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.

July 1, 2019
July 1, 2019

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.

March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019

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.