2 Updates
Railway fare hike anti-people: Mamata
Photo Credit: RAVEENDRAN, Getty Images

Railway fare hike anti-people: Mamata

Jan 10 2013, 8:32am CST | by

Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) Opposing the railway fare hike, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has dubbed it "anti-people" and questioned whether it was ethical to raise it before the general budget.

Kolkata, Jan 10 — Opposing the railway fare hike, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has dubbed it "anti-people" and questioned whether it was ethical to raise it before the general budget...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos Tweets

 
 
 

1 year ago

Railway fare hike anti-people: Mamata

Jan 10 2013, 8:32am CST | by

Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) Opposing the railway fare hike, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has dubbed it "anti-people" and questioned whether it was ethical to raise it before the general budget.

Kolkata, Jan 10 — Opposing the railway fare hike, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has dubbed it "anti-people" and questioned whether it was ethical to raise it before the general budget.

"Railway fare for all classes has been increased on an average by 20 percent today. In the last budget there was an increase of about 8 percent in AC first and AC second classes only.

"Today's decision... is anti-people. Budget is coming next month. Is it ethical to increase fare before budget? It is too much. We do not agree," Banerjee, also Trinamool Congress president, said in a post on her Facebook page.

Attacking the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance, she said recently it has raised prices of "many essential commodities, be it LPG gas cylinder, diesel, petrol, fertilizers etc."

"What else is left out? It is time for the UPA govt to be left out," she added.

IANS

Source: IANS

 
Update
2

Tweets

 
 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

UN urges diplomatic accord on Iran's n-programme
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged a comprehensive agreement on Iran's nuclear programme at an early date.
 
 
'No losers, only partners with Afghan unity government'
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), Jan Kubis said there is "no better way forward" other than a unity government in the crisis-torn country.
 
 
It is time to move forward: Cameron
London, Sep 19 (IANS) It is time to move forward, said British Prime Minister David Cameron Friday after Scotland voted to stay with the United Kingdom.
 
 
How video games can help fix curriculum
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Going to classroom to learn student response for curriculum implementation can soon become things of the past as a US researcher has figured out an easier way - and it could include playing video games.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Bieber, Gomez moving in together?
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber has reportedly asked his girlfriend Selena Gomez to move into his house here. As per a report in hollywoodlife.com, Bieber, who rekindled his romance with Gomez recently...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Smoking causes urological diseases
Vienna, Sep 19 (IANS) Smoking leads to a number of urological diseases, experts said. Reduced fertility, impotence, and bladder carcinoma are problems caused by smoking, the Association of Austrian Urologists (BVU)...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Lily Allen shares tips for applying eyeliner
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Singer Lily Allen may have popular make-up artists taking care of her looks, but she knows it takes practise to perfect the art of applying eyeliner. In an interview with Now magazine, she said "...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Baek readies himself for Asia-Pacific Golf Championship
Tokyo, Sep 19 (IANS) Korea's Baek Seuk-hyun is relishing the prospect of teeing up against some of the best players from the Asian Tour and Japan at next week's Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup....
Read more on Sport Balla
 
'No losers, only partners with Afghan unity government'
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), Jan Kubis said there is "no better way forward" other than a unity government in the crisis-torn country. "There is no better way...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
'Angelina Effect' makes more women test for breast cancer
London, Sep 19 (IANS) The 'Angelina Effect' has more than doubled the genetic counselling and testing for breast cancer risk among British women. The 'Angelina Effect' is a term coined after actor Angelina Jolie...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Want good raise at work? Get a supportive wife
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Do not just blame your boss or jealous colleagues for no promotion or salary hike at work - your spouse's personality is equally important to decide if your chosen career will make you richer or...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Scotland's historic golf club to accept women members
Edinburgh, Sep 19 (IANS) Scotland's Royal and Ancient (R&amp;A) Golf Club has voted in favour of allowing women members for the first time in its 260-year history. Of the total votes, 85 percent were in favour of...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Star Trek 3 will begin shooting 'in next six months'
Zachary Quinto believes 'Star Trek 3' will begin shooting within the next six months. The 37-year-old actor - who has also appeared in the popular sci-fi show 'Heroes' - has confirmed he expects to return to the iconic...
Read more on Movie Balla
 
It is time to move forward: Cameron
London, Sep 19 (IANS) It is time to move forward, said British Prime Minister David Cameron Friday after Scotland voted to stay with the United Kingdom. "The matter has been settled now for a generation. Or, as (...
Read more on Politics Balla