Food price hike

The federal government has failed to check the prices of essential commodities and its mandate is limited to merely finding the reasons for the surge in prices and urging provinces to control inflation. After witnessing a double-digit increase in prices

NEPRA approves increase in power tariff for July

ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Tuesday approved 84 paisa per unit increase in power tariff for July under the monthly fuel adjustment mechanism. The regulator held a public hearing on the petition filed by Central Power Purchasing

Petrol price hike

The government has imposed a massive hike in petroleum prices with immediate effect. The historic increase of 33 percent is unprecedented and shows the government’s incompetence and surrender in front of the mafias and cartels that rule the country. The

Is the oil price hike result of an incompetent government?

Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved a summary of recommendations to hike up the prices of petroleum products. The news came and went into effect overnight without giving people the chance to even react and sent shockwaves through the economy.

Countrywide public pressure causes govt to hold gas tariff hike

ISLAMABAD: Due to political and public pressure on increasing wheat and sugar prices, the government refused a decision on Monday to raise the tariff on natural gas by 5-15% to avoid public backlash. A second session of the cabinet’s Economic

SHC adjourns hearing of hike in petroleum prices for 5 days

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has adjourned the hearing of hike in prices of petroleum products against the government, Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) over for 5 days. The law ministry has also been summoned by the SHC

Hike in petroleum prices challenged in LHC

LAHORE: A petition was filed at the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday challenging the recent rise in the prices of petroleum products. The complaint was made against the federal government, the Oil and Gas Regularity Authority (OGRA) in the

One dead as petrol protests spread in Iran

TEHRAN: One person was killed and others injured in protests that spread Saturday across Iran after a surprise decision to impose petrol price hikes and rationing in the sanctions-hit country. The death on Friday occurred in the central city of