Fuel Hike

  • CNG price hiked by Rs 3.70 per kg in in Delhi 07-09-2013 07:30 PM

    New Delhi: After petrol and diesel, price of CNG was on Saturday hiked by a steep Rs 3.70 per kg in the national capital, the second increase in rates in two and half months. Price of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) sold to automobiles in the national capital has been increased...
  • No public vehicles to ply in Kerala on Wednesday 02-09-2013 05:12 PM

    Motor vehicle workers, cutting across party lines, have decided to go on protest against the latest fuel price hike by staying off the roads in Kerala Wednesday. Consequent to the strike call, only private vehicles will be seen on the state's roads this Wednesday. Communist Party of India-Marxist legislator and...
  • More burden on pockets as fuel prices hiked 01-09-2013 09:23 AM

    Petrol prices have been hiked by the government by Rs 2.35 and diesel is hiked by 50 paise. The hike comes amid a surge in global oil prices caused by deepening of the Syrian crisis. ...
  • Process to form Rail Tariff Authority gathers pace 30-06-2013 11:10 AM

    New Delhi: Aiming to delink its financial health from politics, Railways has expedited the process for setting up a Rail Tariff Authority (RTA) and sought the views of other ministries before submitting the proposal to the Cabinet for approval. According to sources, Railways has finalised the contour of the RTA...
  • News 360: Tainted chopper deal put on hold, say sources 13-02-2013 09:25 PM

    The AugustaWestland chopper deal got murkier with allegations of bribery now being levelled directly at the former Air Chief, SP Tyagi. ...
  • Petrol price hike unlikely this fortnight 02-01-2012 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol prices will not be raised this fortnight as state-owned oil firms apparently could not get political clearance for the over Rs 2 per litre hike in rates needed to achieve parity with the imported cost on account of the weakening rupee. Indian Oil (IOC) and other state-run...
  • PM firm on fuel hike, says subsidies unsustainable 13-11-2011 07:19 AM

    On Board Air India One: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned from Maldives on Saturday night where he attended the SAARC Summit and held a bilateral meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani. The Prime Minister stood firm on the issue of the petrol hike, saying subsidies are already unsustainable....
  • Fuel price not a matter of give & take: Khurshid 07-11-2011 03:42 PM

    Law Minister Salman Khurshid said that the petrol hike has to be seen in the context of the world economy. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 04-11-2011 11:22 PM

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  • People must protest price rise, says Kerala HC 04-11-2011 05:13 PM

    Kochi: The Kerala High court in an observation on price rise on Friday said that the people of the country should react against the frequent price rise by the government. The high court observed that price rise is equivalent to slow death and that people should come to the fore...
  • Buddhadeb to participate in fuel hike rally 02-07-2011 06:51 PM

    Kolkata: The Left Front will organise a protest rally and a sit-in against the hike in petrol product prices here on July 12 in which former Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and CPI(M) state secretary Biman Bose would participate. A Left release on Saturday said Bhattacharjee and other front leaders would...
  • Maya for removal of central excise duty on diesel 28-06-2011 06:51 PM

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Tuesday demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should abolish central excise duty on diesel and roll back recent hike in prices of diesel, petrol, LPG and kerosene oil. "The Chief Minister has sent a letter to the Prime Minister requesting him to abolish...
  • DMK flays UPA for fuel price hike 26-06-2011 02:30 PM

    Chennai: DMK, a key partner of ruling UPA, on Sunday criticised the hike in fuel prices, saying it would badly hit the middle class and poor and urged the Centre to make efforts to permanently solve the issue. "Whenever this issue arises, the Centre tries to justify the fuel price...
  • Fuel price hike: Aam aadmi feels the pinch 26-06-2011 08:01 AM

    The government raised diesel prices by Rs 3, cooking gas by Rs 50 and kerosene by Rs 2. ...
  • Congress, fuel hike go together: Nitish Kumar 16-05-2011 04:22 PM

    The Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee washes his hands off fuel hike, says oil prices are decided by oil companies. ...
  • Inflation rises to minus 1.21 per cent 16-07-2009 01:23 PM

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  • Fuel-ling crisis: Shortage of petrol, diesel hits Chennai 30-06-2008 09:57 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka hope spinner Ajantha Mendis can be fit for the opening World Twenty20 Super Eight match with New Zealand on Thursday after he returned to the nets following a side strain. He suffered the injury during the hosts' opening win against Zimbabwe last week and was left out...
  • No roll-back, says Petroleum Minister Murli Deora 05-06-2008 02:55 AM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will continue to support the implementation of the Decision Review System (DRS) and is trying to have it employed for their one-day series against Australia in August. A senior PCB official said although the ICC executive board decided against having mandatory use of the...
  • Fuel prices hiked: Petrol up by Rs 5, diesel by Rs 3 04-06-2008 12:31 PM

    Lahore: Out-of-favour wicket-keeper batsman Kamran Akmal and Abdul Razzaq are included in the list of 30 probables for the national team squad which will take part in the ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka, reported Geo News. Apart from Akmal and Razzaq, Wahab Riaz and Imran Nazir have made it...