Diesel Price

  • Government planning higher dose of diesel prices 09-01-2014 10:19 PM

    New Delhi: The government is planning a higher dose of diesel prices to cut the fuel subsidy bill, Petroleum Secretary Vivek Rae said in New Delhi on Thursday. "We are circulating the Kirit Parikh report for inter-ministerial consultation. The suggestions for higher dose of diesel price would be part of...
  • Petrol prices hiked by 75 paise, diesel prices by 50 paise 03-01-2014 06:36 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol price was on Friday hiked by 75 paise and diesel by 50 paise a litre as rise in global oil rates and fall in rupee value increased the cost of production. The hikes, effective midnight tonight, are excluding local sales tax or VAT and actual increase will...
  • Petrol price hiked by 41 paise, diesel by 10 paise 20-12-2013 09:36 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol price was on Friday hiked by 41 paise a litre following the government decision to raise commission paid to petrol pump dealers and firming global oil rates. Simultaneously, diesel rates were increased by 10 paise per litre due to a hike in dealers commission. The two increases,...
  • Diesel price raised by 10 paise a litre on hike in commission 20-12-2013 07:41 PM

    New Delhi: Diesel prices were increased by a little less than 10 paise a litre on Friday after the government raised the commission paid to dealers selling the fuel. The government has "decided to revise the dealer's commission on diesel from Rs 1,089 per kilolitre (or 1.089 per litre) to...
  • Diesel price hiked by 50 paise per litre from Saturday midnight 30-11-2013 06:15 PM

    New Delhi: Diesel prices have been hiked by 50 paisa per litre, excluding VAT, with effect from Saturday midnight. The prices of petrol, however, remains unchanged. The price increase, the 11th since January, excludes local sales tax or VAT, oil companies announced. The price of diesel in Delhi will be...
  • Petrol price cut by Rs 1.15 per litre, diesel hiked by Re 0.50 31-10-2013 06:51 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol price has been cut by Rs 1.15 per litre, the second reduction in rates in a month, while diesel rate has been hiked by Re 0.25 per litre. The price changes announced by oil companies are excluding local sales tax and VAT and will come into effect...
  • Jayalalithaa slams diesel price hike, demands roll back 01-10-2013 12:37 PM

    Decrying the hike in diesel prices as "unjustified" action, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday demanded its roll back and withdrawal of powers granted to oil companies to regulate fuel prices. "There was no justification to resort to diesel price hike when the prices of crude oil in...
  • Petrol price cut by Rs 3.05 per litre, diesel hiked by 50 paise 30-09-2013 07:37 PM

    New Delhi: In a good news for the people, petrol price has been cut by Rs 3.05 per litre, the first reduction in rates in over five months and the steepest in over five years. However, diesel price has been hiked by 50 paise per litre. The price changes announced...
  • Rs 5/L diesel price hike unlikely as rupee gains: Sources 11-09-2013 04:36 PM

    New Delhi: The steep Rs 5 per litre diesel price hike sought earlier to foot the heavy import bill may not be required due to the recovery in the rupee, the Oil Ministry sources told CNBC-TV18's Nayantara Rai. Instead, the ministry is likely to seek a one-time Rs 3-4 per...
  • India eyes diesel price rise, fuel consumption curbs 07-09-2013 09:27 AM

    India may announce more measures to curb fuel consumption later this month and raise diesel prices by close to 10 percent soon in a bid to cut the biggest item in its import bill and support the rupee, government officials said. The world's fourth-biggest energy user is considering a Rs...
  • Diesel price hike the only option to reduce oil pool deficit: ONGC 03-09-2013 12:14 PM

    New Delhi: The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) said that a hike in diesel price is the only option to reduce the oil pool deficit as the cost of production has increased significantly. ONGC also expressed its fear that the risk of subsidy burden in Fiscal Year 2014 is...
  • Diesel under-recovery rises sharply to Rs.12.12/litre 02-09-2013 06:51 PM

    New Delhi:The under-recovery, or revenue loss, applicable on diesel for the first fortnight effective Sep 1 has been pegged sharply upwards at Rs.12.12 per litre, the petroleum ministry said on Monday. This compares to the under-recovery of Rs.10.22 per litre during the second fortnight of August 2013. "In the case...
  • Petrol price hiked by Rs 2.35 per litre, diesel by 50 p 31-08-2013 06:40 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol price was Saturday hiked by a steep Rs 2.35 per litre, the sixth increase in rates in three months, and diesel by 50 paise per litre on falling rupee and firming international oil prices. The increase in rates, which will be effective from Saturday midnight, are excluding...
  • Congress core group to decide on diesel price hike 30-08-2013 11:58 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress core group will meet on Friday to decide on a possible hike in oil prices. According to sources, diesel price may be hiked by Rs 3 per litre after the monsoon session ends. This comes after Finance Minister P Chidambaram and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh conveyed...
  • Markets tank, rupee plunges to 66.24 vs $; brace for fuel price hike 27-08-2013 03:24 PM

    New Delhi: The economic scenario turned more gloomy on Tuesday with the rupee tumbling to a fresh low and breaching 66 vs the US dollar. The markets crashed too with the Sensex falling over 600 points during the intraday trade and finally closed 590.05 points down. Crude oil prices also...
  • Petrol price hiked by 70 paise per litre, diesel by 50 paise per litre 31-07-2013 07:39 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol price was on Wednesday hiked by 70 paise per litre and diesel by 50 paise a litre. The increase in rates, which are excluding local sales tax or VAT, will be effective from midnight tonight. The actual hike will be higher and will vary from city to...
  • Diesel prices hiked by 50 paise per litre 01-07-2013 06:50 PM

    New Delhi: Diesel prices have been hiked by 50 paisa per litre, excluding VAT, with effect from Monday midnight. This is the fifth increase in diesel rates in 2013. Diesel in Delhi will cost Rs 50.84 per litre from Tuesday as against Rs 50.26 currently. Oil firms on Saturday hiked...
  • Centre fooling people on petrol pricing: Jayalalithaa 31-05-2013 11:25 PM

    Chennai: Slamming the latest hike in prices of petrol and diesel, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday charged the Centre with "fooling" people by reducing the rates of petrol earlier with an eye on the just concluded Karnataka Assembly elections. "Central government had not just reduced prices of...
  • Gujarat BJP condemns hike in petrol, diesel prices 31-05-2013 09:41 PM

    Ahmedabad: The state BJP on Friday condemned the hike in petrol and diesel prices and warned of a state-wide agitation against it. "We are condemning this anti-people action for which UPA government is responsible and we are warning them to withdraw the price hike with immediate effect otherwise our party...
  • Petrol price hiked by 75 paise, diesel by 50 paise 31-05-2013 08:36 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol price was on Monday was hiked by 75 paisa per litre and diesel by 50 paisa a litre as rupee hit 11-month low making oil imports costlier. The increase in rates, which are excluding local sales tax or VAT, will be effective from midnight tonight, Indian Oil...
  • Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa condemns diesel price hike 11-05-2013 01:48 AM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday described as unjust the latest hike in diesel prices as she slammed the Centre with having failed to take steps to control skyrocketing prices and "scams in all departments." This was the fourth time oil companies have effected hike since January...
  • Diesel price hiked by 90 paise per litre, effective from midnight 10-05-2013 08:16 PM

    New Delhi: Diesel prices were on Friday hiked by Rs 0.90 per litre, excluding local sales tax or VAT. This is the fourth increase in diesel rates in 2013. State-owned oil firms, which had been mandated in January to raise prices by up to 50 paisa per litre every month...
  • Diesel price for bulk consumers hiked 02-03-2013 06:09 PM

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