Petrol Price Hike

  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 13-09-2013 11:50 PM

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  • Jayalalithaa slams hike in petrol price 13-09-2013 10:47 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Friday slammed the revision of petrol price by Rs 1.63 and said this would further burden the people suffering from the recent hike of the fuel price. She said people had not "overcome" from the upward revision earlier this month and termed Friday's...
  • Petrol price hiked by Rs 1.63 per litre, excluding states taxes 13-09-2013 07:05 PM

    New Delhi:Petrol will cost Rs 1.63 more per litre, excluding state taxes, from midnight on Friday, state-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) announced. The IOC said that it had to hike prices due to volatility in the rupee value and hardening of international motor spirit (MS) prices in the international market....
  • TMC takes a dig at the UPA, says reduce work hours to curb corruption 02-09-2013 04:02 PM

    TMC MP Derek O'Brien took a jibe at the government over the issue of a proposal of closing the petrol pumps from 8 pm to 8 am, saying that the government should work for only 4 hours instead of 8 hours as that will save billions of dollars that is...
  • 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...
  • Opening petrol pumps only for 12 hours a day will create panic: expert 02-09-2013 08:29 AM

    New Delhi: The Oil Ministry has proposed austerity measures to cut fuel consumption. Under the new proposals, 24-hour petrol pumps in cities could be done away with and replaced with petrol bunks that are open only from 8 am to 8 pm. While experts call it an 'ill-advised' idea and...
  • 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...
  • TN: Jayalalithaa slams Centre on rupee depreciation issue 29-06-2013 12:28 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday slammed the Centre on the issue of rupee depreciation and said the latest petrol price hike spurred by the weak currency showed Congress-led UPA's "administrative incompetence and incapability." "Instead of taking steps to control the falling value of the Indian Rupee,...
  • Petrol price hiked by Rs 1.82 per litre with effect from midnight 28-06-2013 07:43 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol price was on Friday hiked by a steep Rs 1.82 a litre as falling rupee made imports costlier. An increase in diesel rates is expected early next week. Oil companies raised petrol rates by Rs 1.82 a litre, excluding local sales tax or VAT, with effect from...
  • 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 hike: Citizens voice their concerns 15-06-2013 10:05 PM

    On Saturday, the government hiked petrol price by Rs 2 a litre, the second increase in rates in June alone. ...
  • Petrol price hiked by Rs 2 a litre with effect from midnight 15-06-2013 06:53 PM

    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 tonight, is excluding local sales tax or VAT and actual...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Govt had to take tough decisions on petroleum products: PM 09-11-2012 11:46 PM

    Surajkund: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday justified recent "difficult" decision to hike prices of petroleum products and asked Congress cadres to have confidence in these measures arguing these were necessary. "We have to make all out efforts to change the conditions that affect the rapid growth of the country's...
  • Petrol price hiked by 29 paise, diesel by 20 paise 27-10-2012 02:34 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol price was on Saturday hiked by 29 paise per litre and diesel by 20 paise after government decided to increase commission paid to petrol pump dealers. Petrol in Delhi from Saturday costs Rs 68.19 per litre as against Rs 67.90 previously. Similarly, diesel rates have been hiked...
  • FTN: Petrol price hike hits consumers hard: is there no alternative to cars in metros?

    Petrol price hike hits consumers hard, tonight at 10 pm CNN-IBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts, is there no alternative...
  • Petrol price hike: Oil companies to meet today 02-01-2012 07:21 AM

    New Delhi: Oil companies will meet on Monday to revise rates of petrol because of the weakening rupee. But any hike will need a political clearance given that Assembly Elections in five states are around the corner. A hike of about Rs 2.10-2.13 per litre in petrol price is likely....
  • Oil cos may hike petrol prices on Monday 01-01-2012 08:13 AM

    New Delhi: The new year could be beginning with a Rs 2 fuel price hike. Oil companies will be meeting on Monday to revise rates of petrol but would need a political clearance given that Assembly elections are round the corner. Experts say a hike of over Rs 2 is...
  • Petrol prices may go up by 65 paise from Friday 14-12-2011 03:18 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol prices may be hiked by Rs 0.65 per litre this week if state-owned oil firms manage to get political approval for the move. While a fall in the rupee to an all-time low of Rs 53.75 per US dollar has resulted in an increase in the cost...
  • Fresh oil subsidies could aggravate inflation: PM 13-11-2011 06:35 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that any fresh subsidies for oil marketing companies to bring down fuel prices would only increase the government's budgetary burden, which eventually could aggravate the inflationary pressures even further. "If the (fuel) prices go up, we have to either raise domestic prices...
  • Rollback in petrol price hike likely next week 11-11-2011 09:49 PM

    New Delhi: Oil companies may finally succumb to public pressure as a possible Re 1 cut in petrol prices is likely to happen next week. Sources told Network 18 on Friday that oil marketing companies might roll back petrol prices next week. The oil retailers had on November 4 hiked...
  • Petrol prices could dip: Oil companies 09-11-2011 07:00 AM

    New Delhi: The Government has been blaming oil companies for increasing petrol prices as it is the only oil product that is deregulated. But how true is its claim that not raising prices will bleed these companies to death? Every time petrol prices are raised the nation goes through a...
  • FTN: Is there a solution to rising petrol prices? 08-11-2011 11:45 PM

    The PM said on Tuesday that despite protests and threats by ally Mamata, there would be no rollback in the petrol price hike. ...
  • Mamata goes soft on pullout, asks for hefty package 08-11-2011 09:50 PM

    New Delhi: Two simultaneous meetings at New Delhi and Kolkata between the Congress and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) were held on Tuesday as the Central Government tries to placate TMC chief Mamata Banerjee over the petrol price hike. As West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's car entered the Raj Bhavan...