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  • Fuel Price Hike: No respite for common man from surging fuel prices, petrol at Rs 88.29 per litre in Mumbai

    New Delhi: Citizens are yet to receive any respite from skyrocketing fuel prices, as the retail rates of petrol and diesel have once again witnessed a hike on Tuesday. In Delhi, petrol is being sold at Rs 82.83 per litre after an increase of 11 paise, while diesel rates have escalated to Rs 75.69 per litre after a hike of 23 paise.

  • No respite despite fuel price cut

    Diesel price hiked again; wipes out Rs 2.5/liter cut

    New Delhi: Diesel price rose for the 10th consecutive day Monday to wipe out all of the Rs 2.50 per litre cut in rates announced earlier this month through excise duty cut and oil company subsidy. The government had, with effect from October 5, cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 1.50 per litre and asked state-owned oil firms to subsidise the fuel by another Re 1 a litre. However, the retail

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    Stay the course

    This is a dilemma all governments have to confront one time or the other in their tenures: How to balance shrill demands of populism against the needs of fiscal discipline. The case in hand is the recent reduction of Rs 2.50 per litre in the pump price of petrol. Of this, the Centre will pick up the tab for the cut of Rs 1.50 per litre while the oil marketing companies will

  • Fuel Price Hike: Diesel price continues to rise, Petrol stagnant

    New Delhi: Fuel prices continued its upward march on Monday, with diesel prices surging by 8 paise and 9 paise in four metropolitan cities. While Delhi and Kolkata saw a hike of 8 paise, a litre of diesel has increased by 9 paise in Mumbai and Chennai.

  • Amid fuel price hike, PM Narendra Modi to brainstorm oil scenario with global CEOs

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will Monday brainstorm with chief executives of top global and Indian oil and gas companies on emerging energy scenario, with ripples from US sanctions on Iran and volatile oil prices threatening growth. The third annual meeting would also deliberate on ways to revive investment in oil and gas exploration and production, official sources said.

  • Fuel price hike in New Delhi

    Fuel price continue to rise, petrol at Rs 88.18 in Mumbai, Rs 82.72 in Delhi

    New Delhi: Fuel prices continue to burn holes in the pocket of common people, showing no sign of relief in the coming days. Fuel prices continued its upward trend on Sunday, with petrol being retailed at Rs 82.72 per litre and diesel at Rs 75.38 in the national capital.

  • No relief for consumers as fuel prices continue to rise 

    New Delhi: Fuel prices continued to soar on Tuesday, with petrol and diesel rates being hiked by 10 paise and 27 paise respectively in Delhi. After the revision, petrol is being sold at Rs 82.36 per litre, while diesel rates have escalated to Rs 74.62 in the national capital.

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    Fuel Price Hike: Petrol price unchanged, diesel hiked by 24 paise

    New Delhi: The price of diesel continued its upward march on Wednesday and witnessed a hike of 24 paise in the national capital, while the price of petrol remained the same. After the revision in prices, diesel is being sold at Rs 74.35 per litre in New Delhi, while petrol is being sold at Rs 82.26 per litre.

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    Delhi government refuses to reduce VAT on fuel prices, despite Centre announcing cut of Rs 2.50 per litre

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has refused to reduce value added tax (VAT) on the fuel price in the state, despite the Centre announcing a cut of Rs 2.50 per litre on both petrol and diesel prices. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that state government is already running in loss and, therefore, cannot reduce the taxes.

  • No respite despite fuel price cut

    Fuel prices: No respite for common man despite rate cut, petrol at Rs 87.73 in Mumbai

    Despite the Centre announcing a Rs. 2.50 per litre reduction in the prices of fuel, common man are yet to experience any relief, as skyrocketing prices of petrol and diesel are continuing to burn holes in their pockets.

    New Delhi: Fuel prices continued the upward march on Tuesday, with petrol being sold 23 paise higher at Rs 82.26 per litre, and diesel at Rs 74.11 after

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    Fuel Price Hike: Fuel prices continue to surge, petrol at Rs 87.50 in Mumbai

    New Delhi: Fuel prices continued to surge on Monday, with petrol and diesel prices being hiked by 21 paise and 29 paise respectively. In the national capital, petrol is priced at Rs 82.03 per litre, while diesel rates have now escalated to Rs 73.82 following the revision. In Mumbai, petrol and diesel rates were hiked by 21 paise and 31 paise each. Petrol is retailed at Rs 87.50 and diesel is sold at

  • Fuel price cut merely a pre poll gimmick

    BJP president Amit Shah’s statement that the decision to cut fuel prices by Rs 2.5 shows the sensitivity of the Narendra Modi government towards the country and people is the height of hypocrisy. The claim, which came within hours of the announcement of the price reduction, amounts to indirectly admitting that the Modi government had remained insensitive to the skyrocketing fuel prices all these months, just as it has been to many

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    Fuel Price Hike: Fuel prices continue to surge; petrol at Rs 87.29 per litre in Mumbai

    New Delhi: Fuel prices continued the upward trend for another day on Sunday as the petrol price was hiked by 0.14 paisa and diesel by 0.29 paisa in Delhi. After the revision, petrol is being sold at Rs 81.82 per litre and diesel is being retailed at Rs 73.53 per litre in the national capital.

  • No respite despite fuel price cut

    Fuel price cut: Shiv Sena says, It’s too late

    Mumbai: The reduction in fuel prices had come “too late”, the Shiv Sena said on Friday and claimed that the Centre had mopped up Rs 1 lakh crore per day when the rates of petrol and diesel were being increased daily. It also slammed Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for his reported remark that he was “ready to mortgage the state in Dr B R Ambedkar’s service”.

  • Fuel price cut: Private retailer Nayara Energy joins state-owned oil companies in subsidising petrol, diesel

    New Del: India’s biggest private fuel retailer Nayara Energy, formerly known as Essar Oil, will join state-owned oil companies in subsidising petrol and diesel by Re 1 per litre, its chief executive B Anand said Friday. The government had Thursday cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 1.50 per litre each and asked state-owned oil marketing companies to absorb another Re 1 so that retail

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