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    Fuel Price Hike: Petrol price hiked by 6 paise per litre, diesel price remains unchanged

    Domestic fuel prices continued to scale new heights, while rates were not changed on Wednesday, a 6 paise per litre hike in petrol price was seen on Thursday, according to ANI. While on the other hand, the diesel price remained unchanged.  Now petrol in Mumbai costs Rs 89.60 per litre and diesel Rs 78.42 in Mumbai.

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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

  • As fuel prices skyrocketed, friends present ‘petrol’, to Tamil Nadu groom as wedding gift

    Cuddalore (TN): Friends of a man who got married here presented him with five litres of petrol, the price of which has skyrocketed, as a ‘wedding gift.’ The young man and his newly wedded wife were greeting guests at a marriage hall when his friends trooped in and gave him the petrol in a five litre can as a gift, ‘Puthiya Thalaimurai’ Tamil television channel reported. Amid laughter all around, the man

  • Fuel Price Hike: Fuel prices continue to rise, Petrol nears Rs 90 per litre mark in Mumbai

    Fuel prices in the country hit a new benchmark on Monday with petrol and diesel prices hiked by 15 paise and 6 paise per litre respectively. Petrol in Mumbai now costs Rs 89.44 per litre and diesel is priced at Rs 78.33 a litre. In Delhi, petrol is retailed at Rs 82.06 per litre and diesel at Rs 78.33 a litre. Delhi has the cheapest fuel rates among all metros and most

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    Sunday Gyaan! With petrol price set to touch Rs 90 a litre in Mumbai, here’s how to check fuel prices

    Nowadays, before travelling people first check is fuel prices, as petrol and diesel prices are scaling new highs every day on account of rupee depreciation and rise in international oil rates. The petrol price is about to touch Rs 90 in Mumbai. As on September 15, the price was hiked by 35 paise and diesel rates went up by 24 paise. So petrol in Mumbai now (as on September 15) costs Rs

  • Bhopal: Epic could be written on scams in state says, Formal CM Digvijay Singh

    Former Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh, during a press conference on Tuesday, alleged that an epic could be written on the scams during the BJP government in the state. Singh said Vyapam scam and scams of illegal sand mining, nutritious food, MPPSC and e-tendering took place during the BJP government.

  • Bhopal: Despite Bharat Bandh, petrol breaches Rs 88/liter mark in state

    A day after opposition’s a nationwide Bharat Bandh, fuel prices continued to soar to fresh record high on Tuesday in the state. Petrol breached Rs 88 mark on the day in Shahdol, Anuppur, Chhindwara, Rewa, Satna, Balaghat, while diesel was sold over Rs 78 per liter. In state’s Anuppur, petrol in touched record high of Rs 88.53 and diesel Rs78.71 on the day In most of the parts of the state petrol

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    Will petrol price touch century mark, is rupee in hospital? Congress asks PM ahead of protest

    New Delhi: The Congress Friday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking whether petrol prices would hit the century mark under his government and if the rupee was in hospital. Congress spokesperson R P N Singh said all political parties will take to the streets to protest against the rising prices of petrol and diesel that are hitting the common man hard and questioned the prime minister’s silence on the issue.

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    Petrol hike has potential to play havoc

    The unusual spurt in diesel and petrol prices as a result of deadly cocktail of surging global oil prices and falling rupee value signals danger to the economy, now on the path to recovery clocking 8 per cent GDP in the first quarter of this financial year. Surging fuel prices have the potential to destablise the economy as it is inflationary, can widen current account deficit, already hit by falling rupee and

  • Bhopal: Will cut Rs 5 on petrol, Rs 3 on diesel, says Kamal Nath

    Bhopal: Congress state president Kamal Nath announced that Rs 5 on petrol and Rs 3 on diesel will be cut with immediate effect on Congress coming to power in the state. Nath, addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, said Congress would not issue election manifesto but ‘Vachan Patra’ (paper of pledge). He said whatever promises made to the public would be fulfilled. He said the government should cut value added tax

  • 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.

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    Farhan Akhtar’s tweet about Petrol price hike is an eye opener

    For the past couple of years, the multi-talented artist Farhan Akhtar has often expressed his concerns over several ongoing issues in the country. The loudest one of all has been MARD that fights against gender discrimination and inequality. And now if there is something that has been bothering Farhan, it is the drastic increase in petrol prices. In fact, he took to

  • Chidu wants petrol price cut by Rs 25/litre

    New Delhi : Former union finance minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday said it is possible to cut petrol price up to Rs 25 per litre, but the government will not. “They will cheat the people by cutting price by Rs 1 or 2 per litre of petrol,” he said in a Twitter post.

  • Petrol price can be cut by Rs 25 per litre: P Chidambaram

    New Delhi: Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday criticised the Centre for the fuel price hike and claimed that the rate can be reduced by Rs 25 per litre but the government is not doing it.