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  • Audi to hike prices from May 1; R8 model to cost Rs 1.68 crore 17-04-2014 10:30 AM

    Mumbai: German luxury carmaker Audi said it will hike prices across the models by an average 3 per cent from next month to offset currency fluctuation and increased input costs. "The overall market scenario has remained challenging with the constant fluctuation in forex rate which has resulted in rise in...
  • Parents protest fee hike in DPS Ghaziabad 15-04-2014 10:16 PM

    Enraged parents of students of Delhi Public School (DPS) Ghaziabad on Tuesday staged a protest against the hike in tuition fee. Around 100 parents gathered outside the Indirapuram branch of DPS Ghaziabad and shouted slogans against the school management. They said the fee was hiked by over 40 percent from...
  • Infosys gives 6-7 per cent wage hike to employees 15-04-2014 02:07 PM

    Country's second largest software services firm Infosys has raised salaries of its employees in the country by 6-7 per cent and by 1-2 per cent for onsite workers, effective April 1. "We have increased salaries. We have given salary hikes of 6-7 per cent for offshore and 1-2 per cent...
  • Infosys gives 6-7 per cent wage hike to employees 15-04-2014 02:01 PM

    Bangalore: Country's second largest software services firm Infosys has raised salaries of its employees in the country by 6-7 per cent and by 1-2 per cent for onsite workers, effective April 1. "We have increased salaries. We have given salary hikes of 6-7 per cent for offshore and 1-2 per...
  • UP government seeks poll panel's nod to hike staff DA to 100 per cent 11-04-2014 11:35 AM

    The Uttar Pradesh government has sought the Election Commission's permission to hike the dearness allowance of state government employees to 100 per cent, officials said on Friday. The ruling Samajwadi Party has pushed for the hike with an eye to the 17 lakh strong state employee population, a senior official...
  • Executives likely to see 15 to 20 pc salary hikes this year 31-03-2014 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: With economic prospects looking better, executives are expected to see their pay packets increase as much as 20 per cent in the next financial, feel experts. Although the salary hikes could see significant variations across sectors, pharmaceutical and automobile industries are likely to see the maximum increases, HR...
  • Jairam Ramesh hits out at EC, says it is behaving like parallel regime 27-03-2014 08:26 PM

    New Delhi: "The Election Commission can't sit in judgment on sensitive issues like gas price hike, or government will come to a screeching halt. It can't go about functioning like a parallel government," said Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, participating in the latest Google Hangout organised by Network 18 and Google....
  • Centre defers gas price hike till after elections 25-03-2014 12:26 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday deferred the hike in gas price till after elections following the Election Commission's directives on Monday. The Oil Ministry was set to double the price of natural gas from April 1. Taking note of an Aam Aadmi Party complaint that the move to hike...
  • Honda, Tata, Mahindra looking to hike car prices next month 25-03-2014 10:36 AM

    New Delhi: Mahindra & Mahindra, Honda Cars India and Tata Motors are looking to increase prices of their models from next month, mainly to offset higher input and operational costs. "We are actively contemplating increasing the prices of our vehicles in April due to increase in input and operational costs,"...
  • Kejriwal's charges on gas price hike are baseless: Veerappa Moily 24-03-2014 03:31 PM

    With the Model Code of Conduct in force, the Election Commission on Monday sought details from the Centre regarding gas price hikes. The EC asked whether the Petroleum Ministry wanted permission to fix prices or would notify terms and conditions for it. The EC notice comes after the Aam Aadmi...
  • Gas price hike: EC takes note of AAP plea, seeks details from Centre 24-03-2014 11:42 AM

    New Delhi: With the Model Code of Conduct in force, the Election Commission on Monday sought details from the Centre regarding gas price hikes. The EC asked whether the Petroleum Ministry wanted permission to fix prices or would notify terms and conditions for it. The EC notice comes after the...
  • EC takes note of Arvind Kejriwal's complaint of Reliance influencing gas price hike 21-03-2014 08:28 PM

    Election Commission has taken note of AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal's complaint that on a proposal by Reliance Industries, petroleum ministry is going to hike gas prices from April 1 and said it would examine the matter. "The Commission will look into it and the urgency shown in going ahead with...
  • SC likely to review Centre's decision allowing Reliance to hike gas prices 04-03-2014 07:34 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to review Centre's decision to allow Reliance Industries to charge new gas price from April. The Apex court will be hearing the petitions filed against the government decision to allow Reliance Industries to hike natural gas prices. The litigants, former Cabinet Secretary TSR...
  • Petrol hiked by 60 paise/litre, diesel by 50 paise/litre 28-02-2014 07:11 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol price was on Friday hiked by 60 paise a litre, the second increase this year, and diesel by 50 paise per litre, the 14th hike since January 2013. The hikes, effective from midnight tonight, are excluding local sales tax or VAT and actual increase will be higher...
  • Delhi discoms hike tariff, AAP govt fumes, says it's uncalled for 31-01-2014 10:46 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party government's New Year gift to Delhi did not last long as people will now have to pay more for electricity. The power companies on Friday increased the surcharge resulting in electricity tariff going up from February 1. The BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL), BSES Rajdhani...
  • Delhi government condemns hike in power tariff 31-01-2014 09:23 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Friday condemned the hike in power tariffs from February 1. The Aam Aadmi Party government in one of its poll promises had said there will be a 50 per cent cut in the power tariff, but Delhiites will now be paying more. The Kejriwal...
  • Volkswagen hikes Polo and Vento prices, makes front airbags standard for Polo 30-01-2014 10:39 AM

    Volkswagen India has hiked prices of its Polo and Vento models by 2.7 per cent. The price rise by Volkswagen is aimed to mitigate the increased input costs and fluctuations in exchange rates. The good news though is that the Polo will now get front dual airbags as standard fitment...
  • BHU withdraws fee hike for all courses following protests 29-01-2014 10:32 PM

    The Banaras Hindu University on Wednesday withdrew the hike in fees for all the courses following a protest by students at the varsity premises over the demand. The students' demand was conveyed to the academic council after which the Vice-Chancellor withdrew the hike, BHU's Press, Publication and Publicity cell Chairman...
  • Raghuram Rajan defends rate hike, says cut wouldn't have helped banks 28-01-2014 03:10 PM

    RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, who on Tuesday surprised markets with a rate hike, defended the move saying a rate cut would not have impacted either banks or borrowers and that bringing down retail prices is the key to sustainable growth. "If we cut policy rates, it won't have any impact...
  • JPMorgan chairman Jamie Dimon pay hiked from $11.5 mn to $20 mn 27-01-2014 01:10 PM

    Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive of JPMorgan Chase & Co, got a 74 per cent pay increase for 2013, when $20 billion of legal settlements weighed on the bank's income. The CEO received $20 million, including $18.5 million of restricted stock recently awarded, the company said in a public...
  • Kerala: CPM starts relay hunger strike against price rise 15-01-2014 12:44 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The main opposition CPI (M) has began a fast in about 1,400 centres across Kerala protesting against the price hike of LPG and other essential commodities. Near general hospital in the state capital Thiruvananthapuram, it was TN Seema MP who held the fast. The party has not given a...
  • 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...
  • Jayalalithaa slams Centre over LPG price hike 02-01-2014 02:40 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday said people should be given good news on a New Year day instead the Centre has burdened them with another price hike. Jaya slammed the Centre saying that the middle class is already reeling under inflation and it can't pay more...
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  • News 360: Maharashtra may follow Delhi, eyeing cut in power tariff 01-01-2014 10:51 PM

    Maharashtra Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam demanded a cut in power tariff and has also threatened to launch an agitation if a decision is not taken by the state government to provide subsidy. He questioned the state government and said, "If Delhi government can reduce the power tariff, then why can't...
  • Price of non-subsidised LPG hiked by Rs 220 per cylinder 01-01-2014 07:03 PM

    New Delhi: The price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG), which customers buy after consuming their quota of subsidised cylinders, was hiked by a steep Rs 220 per bottle on Wednesday on firming international rates. The 14.2-kg cooking gas cylinder that consumers buy beyond their entitled nine bottles at subsidised rates,...
  • New Year brings hope with 8 lakh job openings, 20 per cent pay hike: Experts 01-01-2014 01:58 PM

    It may rain jobs in the new year as companies are gearing up to add over 8 lakh new employees to their payrolls and dole out salary hikes of up to 20 per cent to best performers in 2014, say experts. As per estimates of various human resource consultants, the...
  • Delhi: Autorickshaw drivers protest outside Moily's residence 29-12-2013 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: Autorickshaw drivers on Sunday held a protest outside the residence of Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily, demanding immediate rollback of the hike in CNG prices. The demonstrators, some of whom were wearing Aam Aadmi caps, reached Moily's Tughlak Lane residence this afternoon, raising slogans and demanded roll back...
  • Kejriwal to take oath as Delhi CM, faces hurdle on water, power front 27-12-2013 09:28 PM

    New Delhi: Even as Aam Aadmi Party National Convener Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as the Delhi Chief Minister on Saturday at Ramlila Maidan, a lot of expectations of the 'aam aadmi' lie on his shoulders. With a steep hike of 4.50 per kg in CNG price, Kejriwal is already facing...