Price

  • 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...
  • IOC to cut petrol prices by 1.2 per cent from Wednesday 15-04-2014 07:00 PM

    Indian Oil Corp Ltd will cut retail prices of petrol by 1.2 per cent from Wednesday as the rupee has strengthened against the dollar since the last revision, it said in a statement on Tuesday. In 2010, the Indian government allowed fuel retailers to charge market rates for petrol and...
  • Petrol price cut by 70 paise per litre 15-04-2014 06:34 PM

    New Delhi: In a good news for the people, petrol price has been cut by 70 paise per litre. The price changes announced by oil companies are excluding local sales tax or VAT with effect from Tuesday midnight. Earlier, petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 75 paise and 50...
  • March WPI inflation hits three-month high of 5.70 per cent 15-04-2014 12:52 PM

    New Delhi: India's wholesale prices-based inflation accelerated to a three-month high of 5.70 per cent in March, driven up by increases in food and fuel costs, government data showed on Tuesday. The rise in the wholesale price index (WPI)compared with a 5.30 per cent jump forecast by economists in a...
  • Higher food costs probably pushed inflation up in March 15-04-2014 10:43 AM

    Inflation in India is expected to have edged up on higher food costs in March, snapping a three-month easing trend that will give the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) less scope to support the economy amid fresh signs of slowdown. Analysts say the risk of less-than-normal monsoon rains this summer...
  • Fed up with rising prices, man kills self 14-04-2014 04:59 PM

    Apparently fed up with rising prices and his inability to provide a "good life" to his family, a man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself, police said on Monday. Santosh Makwana, 30, was employeed at a readymade garments unit and lived with his mother, wife and a three-year-old son in...
  • Walmart to open 50 wholesale stores in India in 4-5 years 08-04-2014 06:33 PM

    New Delhi: Deciding to focus on the cash-and-carry segment in India, retail giant Walmart plans to open 50 wholesale stores in the next four to five years to expand its footprint in the country. About six months after breaking up with the Bharti group, the Bentonville-based firm said on Tuesday...
  • Show Modi's letter on gas price hike or apologise: BJP to Kejriwal 03-04-2014 11:10 PM

    BJP on Thursday challenged AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal to furnish the letter he claims that Modi had signed in favour of a gas price hike or apologise for lying. Chief spokesperson of Delhi BJP Sanjay Kaul today said Kejriwal's reported statements at a rally in Delhi suggesting that he was...
  • Price rise will be checked in 6-12 months: Rajnath Singh 01-04-2014 07:21 PM

    BJP president Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the rising prices of essential commodities will be controlled in six to 12 months if the party comes to power at the centre. "We do not promise that price hike will be controlled in one month but it will be controlled in six...
  • BlackBerry Z30 price slashed by Rs 5,000, now available for Rs 34,990 29-03-2014 10:29 AM

    New Delhi: BlackBerry slashed price of its latest smartphone Z30 by 12 per cent to Rs 34,990 for a limited period following a good response to earlier discount offer on Z10 handsets. "We have seen a phenomenal response to our initial promotional offer on BlackBerry Z10 and are confident we...
  • After Google, Amazon slashes cloud computing prices 27-03-2014 11:20 AM

    San Francisco: Amazon.com Inc will drop prices on most of its cloud computing services starting April 1, the largest US online retailer said on Wednesday, a day after rival Google Inc outlined a major price cut of its own. The price cuts range from 10 per cent to 65 per...
  • Petrol prices to be reduced by over Re 1 26-03-2014 06:27 PM

    Petrol prices are likely to be cut by over one rupee a litre early next week, as appreciation in value of rupee against US dollar and fall in global oil rates has made imports cheaper. However, diesel rates will go up by 50 paisa per litre in line with the...
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  • Government defends move to cap condom prices 25-03-2014 10:49 PM

    New Delhi: The central government on Tuesday defended its decision to bring condoms under the Drug Price Control Order (DPCO), which has put a cap on prices of all male contraceptives in the country. Delhi High Court's acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice Sidharth Mridul was also informed by...
  • News 360: Kejriwal to take on Modi in Varanasi 25-03-2014 08:45 PM

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday addressed a rally in Varanasi and said that he will fight Lok Sabha elections against BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • A Billion Votes: All the elections buzz from battleground Varanasi 25-03-2014 07:31 PM

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday addressed a rally in Varanasi and said that he will fight Lok Sabha elections against BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • 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...
  • Row over KG Basin gas: Andhra HC issues notice to Centre, state 10-03-2014 02:14 PM

    Hyderabad: Accepting a PIL against the allotment of the Krishna-Godavari basin gas to states other than Andhra Pradesh, the state High Court on Monday sent notices to the Centre, the Andhra government and Reliance for their responses. The YSR Congress has been demanding that the basin gas should only go...
  • Nokia X, Nokia's Android smartphone, launched in India at Rs 8,599 10-03-2014 12:31 PM

    New Delhi: Nokia announced the launch of its new family of Android-based smartphones - the Nokia X series of phones - in India on Monday. The first three phones in the family - the Nokia X, X+ and XL - run on the new Nokia X software platform, that is...
  • Nokia expected to launch its Android-based Nokia X phones in India on Monday; likely to be priced at Rs 8,500 onwards 10-03-2014 10:07 AM

    Update: Nokia X, Nokia's Android smartphone, launched in India at Rs 8,599 New Delhi: Nokia is highly expected to announce the launch of its new family of Android-based smartphones - the Nokia X series of phones - in India on Monday. The first three phones in the family - the...
  • Vespa S launched in India at Rs 75,500 05-03-2014 01:15 PM

    Piaggio has launched the Vespa S in India. The scooter is priced at Rs 75,500 (ex-showroom), although the manufacturer have not officially announced anything. The premium Vespa is now the costliest scooter in the country and was showcased at the recently concluded Auto Expo 2014. Bookings for this scooter started...
  • Licences of 60 fair price shops suspended 04-03-2014 09:39 PM

    Licences of 60 fair price shops in four districts of Rajasthan was suspended after grave irregularities were found in their operation. A surprise inspection at 72 fair price shops was conducted in Karauli, Dausa, Sawaimadhopur and Alwar between February 9 and 18, ACS (Food) Ashok Shekhar said on Tuesday. Out...
  • 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...
  • Vespa S to cost Rs 82,868; official launch on March 4 26-02-2014 05:32 PM

    Vespa showcased the retro Vespa S at the Auto Expo 2014, and we had told you that the company will launch the scooter in India soon. The company has now confirmed March 4 as its launch date in India. The Vespa S scooters have started arriving at dealerships and bookings...
  • News 360: Big blow to Lalu Prasad, alliance with LJP in doldrums 24-02-2014 08:31 PM

    Even as reports of a split in the Rashtriya Janata Dal in Bihar surfaced with 13 of its MLAs quitting the party, six of them denied having ditched Lalu Prasad. On the other hand, Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party has decided to cement alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party....