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  • DMK to participate in Bharat Bandh called by Congress on September 10 against fuel price hike

    Chennai: DMK President M.K. Stalin on Friday said his party will actively participate in the Bharat Bandh called by the Congress on September 10 against the oil price hike. In a statement issued here, Stalin said the central government led by the Bharatiya Janata Party was interested on increasing the excise duty on the oil whenever the crude prices went down globally.

  • Bhopal: Congress’s Bharat bandh against fuel price hike on September 10

    Bhopal: The Congress has called for Bharat bandh on September 10 against fuel price rise. State media vice president Bhupendra Gupta said that party workers would stage peaceful protest at all district headquarters and stage a dharna. He said that the bandh would be held between 9am and 3pm and would include symbolic dharnas (sit in) at petrol pumps.

  • Fuel Price Hike: Petrol, diesel prices hit fresh high, go up for 10th consecutive day

    Mumbai (Maharashtra): Citizens are yet to receive any respite from rising fuel prices, as the rates of petrol and diesel have risen for the tenth consecutive day. In New Delhi, petrol prices were hiked by 16 paise to trade at Rs 79.31 per litre, while diesel is being sold 19 paise higher at Rs.71.34 per litre.

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    Andhra Pradesh CM Naidu slams Modi government says petrol prices will soon touch Rs 100

    Amravati (Andhra Pradesh): Criticising the Narendra Modi-led government for the continuous rise in fuel prices, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu opined that soon, petrol would be sold at Rs. 100 per litre. Addressing a press conference on Monday, the Chief Minister said that in addition to petrol prices, the rupee value would also touch Rs.100 against one US dollar.

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    Mumbaikars lash out in anger, disgust over fuel price hike

    Mumbai: People were filling only one litre or less petrol on hopes that the prices will come down in the coming days. “It is time the government brings fuel prices under the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST) or cut excise rates. It is too expensive a fare to pay on a regular basis,” said Vivek Hande, a Worli resident. “There should be some cap on revision of fuel rates every

  • Bring petrol, diesel under GST immediately, says P Chidambaram

    New Delhi: Criticising the Centre over the “relentless” rise in prices of petrol and diesel, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said that the Congress party demands petrol and diesel be brought under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) immediately.

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    Fuel Price Hike: Petrol can be cheaper by Rs 9 per litre in Mumbai if the government scraps the cess

    Mumbai: The ‘achche din’ have become a slur, or at least a butt of ridicule, with pan India fuel prices reaching an all-time high on Monday. In fact, the prices, already at unprecedented levels, rose for the ninth consecutive day on Monday. Incidentally, Mumbai seems to be bearing the cross with petrol priced at Rs 86.56 per litre, as against Rs 79.15 in the national capital; in Kolkata and Chennai it was hovering

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    Petrol, diesel prices at highest-ever levels after fall in rupee

    New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices in the country touched their highest levels Monday mainly due to dramatic fall in rupee and a sharp rise in crude oil rates. Petrol price in Delhi rose to a record Rs 79.15 a litre and diesel climbed to a fresh high of Rs 71.15, according to price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.

  • Some hope on economy

    There is some good news on the economic front and some bad as well. First, the bad. Consumers cannot be happy at the relentless increase in the prices of petrol, diesel, cooking gas, compressed natural gas, etc. At least those on government payroll have the satisfaction of a periodic hike in the dearness allowance — they received a two per cent increase only on Friday with retrospective effect. A vast majority has

  • Fuel Price Hike: Petrol, diesel prices hit fresh record high

    New Delhi: Fuel prices continued to rise on Saturday, with petrol and diesel prices touching a new record high in several metropolitan cities, including Delhi and Mumbai. The price of petrol has been increased to Rs 78.68 per litre in Delhi, against Rs. 78.52 on Friday, while diesel is being retailed at Rs. 70.42 per litre.

  • Bhopal: Petrol prices crosses Rs 85 mark in most places in state

    Bhopal: Petrol and diesel prices continue to rise in India. On Friday, Rewa and Anuppur recorded highest selling price of petrol price in MP at Rs 86.33 per litre and Rs 86.38 per litre respectively. In most of the places recorded petrol prices crossed Rs 85 per litre. In Bhopal, petrol is selling at Rs 84.22 per litre and at Rs 84.08 per litre in Indore.

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    Fuel Price Hike: Petrol price hiked again by Rs 0.22 per litre, diesel by Rs 0.28

    New Delhi: Fuel prices have again witnessed a hike on Friday morning with petrol being sold at Rs. 78.52 per litre and diesel at Rs. 70.21 per litre Delhi. Petrol price has been increased by Rs 0.22 per litre since Thursday and diesel price by Rs 0.28 per litre in the national capital.

  • Fuel price hike in New Delhi

    Fuel price hike: Petrol at Rs 85.47, Diesel hits record high of Rs 73.90 a litre in Mumbai

    New Delhi: Diesel prices touched record high levels across metro cities and prices of petrol too inched nearer their all-time peak across major cities. As per the daily price notification issued by the state-owned oil firms, in Delhi, diesel price is at Rs 69.61 per litre. In Mumbai, the diesel is sold at Rs 73.90 per litre, Rs 72.46 in Kolkata and Rs 73.54 per litre in

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    Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged for second consecutive day

    New Delhi: After declining for a fortnight, petrol and diesel prices have hit a pause button with rates remaining unchanged for the second consecutive day today. Petrol and diesel price were last revised on June 12 when they were cut by 15 paise and 10 paise a litre, respectively. Rates have remained unchanged since then, according to a review of price notifications issued by state fuel retailers.

  • Fuel prices will drop instantly if brought under GST, says Chidambaram

    New Delhi: In the wake of the recent petrol and diesel price hike across India, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday claimed that fuel prices would immediately come down if brought under the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Addressing a press conference here, Chidambaram said the onus for bringing petrol and diesel under the GST should not be on state finance ministers.

  • Fuel price hike in New Delhi

    Petrol prices cut by 21-22 paise per litre, diesel by 15-16 paise

    New Delhi: Prices for petrol and diesel have fallen by 21-22 paise per litre and 15-16 paise per litre respectively in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, compared with the previous day’s rates. In Delhi, petrol now costs Rs 77.42 a litre, and diesel costs Rs 68.58 per litre.