Free Press Journal
  • No relief for citizens as fuel prices continue to hike

    New Delhi: Fuel prices continued to soar on Friday morning as petrol price in New Delhi is being sold at Rs 82.32 per litre while diesel at Rs 73.87 per litre. In Mumbai, petrol is being retailed at an all-time high of Rs 89.69 per litre and diesel at Rs 78.42 per litre.

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    Centre working to combat fuel price hike: HPCL chairman Mukesh Surana

    New Delhi: Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) Chairman Mukesh K. Surana has said that the Centre is working towards increasing local production of oil and gas with an aim to combat the rising fuel prices. Reacting on soaring fuel prices in the country, Surana told ANI that the devaluation of the Indian rupee against the US Dollar is responsible for the hike in fuel prices in the country.

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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.”

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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 evokes mixed response in Telangana  

    Hyderabad: The ‘Bharat Bandh’ call given by several opposition parties over rising petrol and diesel prices Monday evoked a mixed response as it was business as usual in many parts of the state, including the capital city. No untoward incidents have been reported so far, police said.

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    Maharashtra: Congress workers stage protest in various places during Bharat Bandh

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Congress Monday staged protests in various parts of the state in response to the Bharat Bandh called by the party’s central leadership against rising fuel prices. The shutdown is backed by other opposition parties such as the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), the Samajwadi Party, the Peasants and Workers’ Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).

  • Indore: Shutdown call likely to hit normal life

    Schools, colleges and business establishments in the city will be closed and daily life is likely to be affected on Monday by the ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by the Congress over rising fuel prices. This will be the second ‘bandh’ in the city when SAPAKS (Samanya Pichhada Alpsankhyak Kalyan Samaj) had called for a nation-wide bandh on September 6 to protest against amendment in the SC/ST Act. The Congress party has appealed to

  • Delhi: Non-subsidised LPG gets Rs. 48 jump, subsidised up by Rs. 2.34

    New Delhi: In yet another blow to the common man after the continuous hike in fuel prices in the past few weeks, the prices for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) got increased by Rs 2.34 and Rs 48 for subsidised and non-subsidised cylinders respectively in the national capital on Friday.

  • Indore: Petrol under GST? Decision in next council meeting, says Piyush Goyal

    Indore: Central government, which is under attack over rising prices of petrol and diesel, is going to take a decision on whether to bring fuel prices under Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the next meeting of GST Council. “The decision on whether to bring petrol and diesel under GST will be taken in the next GST Council meeting,” finance minister Piyush Goyal told reporters here on Thursday. He said that all

  • Indore: Aam Aadmi Party holds funeral of 2-wheelers to protest against fuel price rise

    Indore: Like Congress party, Aam Admi Party also staged protest against the constant rise in fuel prices. The party activists on Friday took out funeral procession of a two-wheeler, which started from Krishnapura Chhatri and concluded at commissioner’s office. The party workers submitted a memorandum addressed to President at the commissioner’s office.

  • 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.

  • Maharashtra CM for bringing petrol, diesel under GST

    Mumbai: Amid a nationwide outrage over rising fuel prices, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today pitched for bringing petrol and diesel under the purview of GST, saying it would ensure reduction of 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.