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    Fuel price hike: Karnataka government cuts petrol, diesel prices by Rs 2 per litre

    Kalburgi: Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Monday announced the coalition government’s decision to cut petrol and diesel prices by Rs 2 per litre. The announcement comes in the wake of political pressure building against Kumaraswamy after Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal governments reduced fuel prices.

  • I am not suffering from rising fuel prices as I am minister: Ramdas Athawale

    Jaipur: When asked if the hike in the fuel prices affected him, Union Minister Ramdas Athawale confessed that he is unfazed by the hike, as he is a minister. Referring to the allowances he gets, Athawale, who was in Jaipur said, “I am not suffering from rising fuel prices as I am a minister. I may suffer if I lose my ministerial post.”

  • Indore: Prices of food items to see 10% hike in October

    Come October, people will shell out more on essential commodities as the transporters are set to increase freight due to sharp increase in diesel price. It is said that prices of food items would cost 10% more from October 1 as the transporters have decided to increase freight by 20%. The increase in diesel prices is not only affecting profit margin of the transporters but affecting their business also. The transporters have

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    We cannot issue directions to government over issue of rising fuel prices, says Delhi High Court

    New Delhi: Daily change in fuel prices was a “economic policy decision” of the central government and the courts must remain away from it, the Delhi High Court said Wednesday. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao made it clear it was not inclined to interfere with the government’s decision, saying “there are larger economic issues” involved.

  • Bharat Bandh: Offices, schools and colleges open at regular time in Delhi

    New Delhi: Offices, schools and colleges in the national capital opened at regular time despite the ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by the Congress to protest against the hike in petrol and diesel prices. Heavy police deployment was made in the national capital with reserve police forces deployed and motorcycle patrols being put on high alert, a senior police officer said.

  • Fuel Price Hike: Petrol price hiked again by 29 paise, diesel by 38 paise

    New Delhi: Fuel prices have yet again witnessed a fresh hike, with petrol being sold at a record high rate of Rs. 80.38 per litre in New Delhi, and diesel at Rs 72.51 per litre. As per the Indian Oil Corporation, a price hike of 39 paise and 44 paise per litre was implemented on petrol and diesel, respectively, in the national capital.

  • 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: 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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    Petrol, diesel prices fall after 10 days

    New Delhi: Petrol prices fell around 10 paise across the four metro cities on Monday after rising nearly a rupee and a half in the last 10 days. Prices of diesel also were down around 13-15 paise from the levels on Sunday.

  • Diesel prices unchanged for 3rd straight day; petrol down 8 paise

    New Delhi: Diesel prices in the country’s four metro cities remained stable for the third straight day on Friday but petrol prices declined around eight paise. In the national capital, diesel was sold at Rs 67.85 per litre on Friday, unchanged since Wednesday, June 13. Similarly, in the other key cities of Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, the fuel was sold at Rs 70.40, Rs 72.24 and Rs 71.62 per litre respectively, all at unchanged levels.

  • Bhopal: Fuel prices continue to skyrocket, no relief in sigh

    Bhopal: Fuel prices continued its upward swing on Thursday as for the second consecutive day, petrol was sold over Rs 86 per litter in Dindori. Petrol rate had spiralled to Rs 86.04 per litre on Wednesday in the district, while the very next day it rose to Rs 86.35.

  • Indore: Congress fetes people for buying high-price petrol

    Indore: Targeting the union and state government over fuel hike, the local Congress party activists staged demonstration at most petrol pumps in the city on Wednesday. Congressmen not only raised slogans against continuous fuel hike but felicitated commuters present at petrol pumps for being brave enough to buy fuel at high rates.

  • Bhopal: Aam Aadmi feels the heat of rising fuel price

    Bhopal: Spiralling fuel prices touching fresh record levels has come as a major blow to people. Middle class households are facing the pinch of price rise as it has disrupted the domestic budget. Just ahead of the Karnataka polls, the prices of petrol and diesel had remained stagnant at around Rs 80 plus for almost 20 days, and post elections the fuel prices shy rocketed.

  • Govt not to lower excise duty on fuel despite oil spurt

    New Delhi : Rising global oil prices may push up India’s import bill by up to $50 billion, impacting current account deficit, but would have little impact on growth, Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said today even as he remained non-committal on cutting excise duty to the ease the burden on consumers.

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    Petrol, Diesel prices hiked nationwide; Find out rates here city wise

    New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices across the country received a substantial hike, with the former set to cost Rs 75 per litre in the national capital with effect from 6:00 am on Wednesday. The hike is all set to burn a bigger hole in commuters’ pockets across the nation, as petrol will now cost Rs 77.79 in Kolkata, Rs 82.94 in Mumbai and Rs 77.93 in Chennai.