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    Fuel price hike continues; petrol price inches towards Rs 90 in Mumbai

    Fuel prices jumped to an all-time high on Tuesday with petrol being sold at Rs 89.54 per litre and diesel at Rs 78.42 per litre in Mumbai. The petrol price was increased by 10 paise per litre, while the diesel saw a hike of 9 paise per litre. On the other hand, the price of petrol rose to Rs 82.16 in Delhi, while diesel is being sold at 73.87 per litre. The

  • BSP president Mayawati blames previous UPA government for rising fuel prices

    Lucknow: BSP president Mayawati’s remarks holding the previous UPA government and the BJP equally responsible for the steep hike in fuel prices has ruffled many a feather in the Congress rank and file whose leaders feel it will once again raise a question mark on attempts at striking Opposition unity ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

  • Bhopal: Upper caste stir, fuel prices take sheen off Shambal, bonus

    The hike in prices of petrol and diesel and the agitation on amendment in SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act are proving dear to the state BJP government. People have forgotten ‘Sambal Yojana’ launched by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for poor and distribution of bonus to the farmers under ‘CM Samridhi Yojana’ and they have started cursing the BJP on these issues.

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    Yuva Sena install posters against fuel price hike

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena, though have decided not to join nationwide strike — Bharat Bandh called by main opposition Congress and left parties, its youth wing — Yuva Sena led by Aditya Thackeray has installed posters across Mumbai city against hike in fuel price. The poster features the prices of petrol, diesel and CNG along with a tagline, ‘Yehi hai acche din?’ (Are these good days?).

  • Indore: Boil in fuel prices, petrol at Rs 86.20

    Weekend will leave a bitter taste among denizens as they will wake up to the news that the petrol price has breached Rs 86/litre mark in the city on Saturday. Petrol price has continued with its upward trend for the last 20 days and has been setting new record with every passing day. The petrol price in the city breached Rs 86 mark after the oil marketing companies announced 40paise increase in

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    ‘Nation moving towards becoming banana republic’: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The country is moving towards becoming a “banana republic”, the Shiv Sena alleged on Wednesday, while lashing out at its senior ally BJP over the depreciating value of the rupee and all-time high fuel prices. In remarks laced with sarcasm, the party said the rupee was plunging to a new record low against the US dollar, while Prime Minister Narendra Modi was busy holding the Congress responsible for ruining the nation’s

  • External factors behind fuel price rise: Dharmendra Pradhan

    Surat : Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Sunday blamed “external factors” for the rise in domestic prices of petrol and diesel, but said the increase is temporary.

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    Fuel Price Hike: Read to know how petrol and diesel prices in India are calculated

    Petrol prices in India are increasing rapidly and it looks like in coming future it can touch the mark of Rs 100. Currently the price of petrol in Delhi is Rs 76.57 per litre and in Mumbai it is Rs 84.40 per litre which is more than any other state. However, at the centre Modi government seems very lenient on petrol and diesel prices. If we compare the prices of current government

  • Fuel price cut not enough, fumes Congress

    New Delhi: Calling upon the NDA government to maintain the retail prices of petrol and diesel in sync with the international price of crude oil, the Congress has observed that the recent reduction of Rs 2 and Re 0.50ps per litre respectively for petrol and diesel has been inadequate. Briefing mediapersons, Congress spokesperson Ajay Maken said that last year when the NDA government entered office crude oil was selling at $ 108.05 per barrel

  • CPI-M opposes excise hike on fuel price

    New Delhi: The CPI-M strongly opposed the government’s decision to increase excise duty on petrol and diesel that has pushed up their price by Rs.1.50 a litre. “Petrol and diesel are already heavily taxed, and this constitutes a major part of the retail price,” the Communist Party of India-Marxist said. “Therefore, there is no justification for this tax hike.”

  • Petrol price cut by 95 paise

    New Delhi:Petrol price was today cut by 95 paise per litre, the second reduction in rates since October, on account of fall in international oil prices.