Petrol Hike

  • Jayalalithaa slams hike in petrol price September 13, 2013

    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 hike...
  • Petrol price hiked by 70 paise per litre, diesel by 50 paise per litre August 1, 2013

    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 city. Petrol...
  • Petrol price hiked by Rs 1.55 per litre; marks fourth increase since June July 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Petrol prices will be hiked by Rs 1.55 per litre with effect from midnight tonight. This is the fourth increase in rates in six weeks, as falling rupee made oil imports costlier. Actual increase will be higher and will vary from city to city depending on local taxes....
  • Hope petrol prices will come down: IOC May 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) on Thursday said that the decision to hike the petrol prices was tough but there was no option left to tackle the impact of rising crude prices. IOC Chairperson RS Butola, however, hoped that the prices will come down in the near future. "If...
  • Petrol price may be hiked by Rs 1 next month December 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Petrol price may be hiked by about a rupee per litre from next month as the Indian currency has weakened against the US dollar making imports costlier. The rate change may, however, need a political clearance as assembly elections in five crucial states, including Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, have...
  • UPA govt to debate hiking petrol prices January 3, 2008

    New Delhi: Oil prices are at their highest ever mark of $100 per barrel. The government, on its part, is finding it difficult to do keep a balancing act with elections due this year in eleven states. However, it may not be able to ward off a fuel price hike...