Fuel Price Hikes

  • Mamata takes a dig at Moily's 'Bus Day' proposal 09-11-2013 11:15 PM

    Taking a dig at the Petroleum Ministry's proposal of declaring 'Bus Day' once a week to promote fuel conservation and reduce the country's oil import bill, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said it would be better to walk. "Petroleum Ministry, being unable to control repeated price hike of petrol...
  • SpiceJet says airfares will be hiked by 30 per cent 03-09-2013 12:26 PM

    New Delhi: Air travellers will have to shell out much more for flight tickets in the coming days. Amidst the ongoing economic crisis, low-cost carrier SpiceJet has said that fares will be increased by around 30 per cent. The airline has further said that increasing airfare is of utmost importance...
  • PM, FM reject proposal of keeping petrol pumps open from 8 am to 8 pm 02-09-2013 11:48 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram have rejected the Oil Ministry's proposal of keeping petrol pumps open only from 8 am to 8 pm. Reacting to the proposal, Chidambaram said, "It's not a government suggestion but one which had come from the public as the...
  • 8 am to 8 pm petrol pumps: Moily says the idea came from public 02-09-2013 11:18 AM

    New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily is now on the backfoot after his suggestion of having petrol pumps open for 12 hours in a day. He has now said that the idea to keep petrol pumps open from 8 am to 8 pm was not the government's idea but had...
  • 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...
  • CNG price in Delhi hiked by Rs 2 per kg with effect from today 24-06-2013 08:10 PM

    New Delhi: The CNG price in national capital has been increased by Rs 2 per kg, the second increase in rates since January, due to rupee depreciation. Also, piped cooking gas (called PNG or piped natural gas) rates has also been increased by Re 1 with effect from midnight on...
  • Petrol price up by Rs 2 per litre due to weak rupee 16-06-2013 08:14 AM

    New Delhi: Petrol price was on Saturday hiked by a steep Rs 2 a litre, the second increase in rates in June alone, as devaluation of rupee against US dollar made imports costlier. The hike, which is effective from midnight on Saturday, is excluding local sales tax or VAT and...
  • Petrol price to be hiked by Re 1 from June 1: Sources 29-05-2013 09:32 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol prices are all set to be hiked from June 1 onwards. Sources say that the increase will be by Re 1 per litre, making it the first petrol hike in 3 months. The hike is to be announced once the three oil marketing companies meet on May...
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  • News 360: Diesel price to go up 50 paise/litre every month 17-01-2013 09:15 PM

    Oil firms allowed to hike diesel price by 50 paise/litre per month as the government makes first move towards diesel decontrol. ...