Fuel Price Cut

  • Government cuts petro prices, cooking gas January 29, 2009

    New Delhi: India late on Wednesday allowed its state-run petroleum retail companies to cut the prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas. Petrol will now be cheaper by Rs 5 a litre, diesel by Rs 2 and cooking gas by Rs 25 per cylinder. The decision was taken by a...
  • Fuel price cut effective from midnight January 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Prices of fuel, diesel and LPG were cut on Wednesday night. The reduced prices will be effective from midnight. The cut takes place for the second time in two months. Petrol prices were slashed by Rs 5 per litre, diesel by Rs 2 per liter and LPG by Rs...
  • Watch: Sonia Gandhi sounds election bugle March 5, 2009

    New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi has sounded the election bugle from her constituency Rae Bareili. Inaugurating the stalled rail coach factory, Sonia, promised more fuel price cut. She was accompanied by Rahul Gandhi and Railways Minister Lalu Prasad who bitterly attacked the NDA and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati. ...
  • Govt unlikely to cut fuel price on Thursday January 14, 2009

    New Delhi: The government is unlikely to take up the issue of reducing petrol, diesel and domestic LPG prices on Thursday as consultations on Petroleum Ministry's simultaneous proposal for freeing auto fuel pricing were not complete. "I don't think the Cabinet will take up the issue tomorrow," a senior Cabinet minister,...
  • EC gives clean chit to Deora over fuel cut December 2, 2008

    New Delhi: In a relief to Murli Deora, the Election Commission on Tuesday gave him a clean chit saying the Petroleum Minister did not violate the Model Code of Conduct when he referred to taking a decision on the fuel prices after assembly polls in six states. ...
  • EC notice to Deora on oil price cut statement November 26, 2008

    New Delhi: The Election Commission has issued a notice to Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli Deora for speaking out on the fuel price cut after polls. A BJP delegation had met the Election Commission on Wednesday morning, seeking action against the Congress. The BJP says the fuel price cut...
  • Fuel price cut violates code of conduct: BJP November 26, 2008

    New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Murli Deora said on Tuesday that fuel prices will be cut after the Assembly polls. In a letter to Sonia Gandhi, he proposed a Rs 5 cut in petrol prices and Rs 20 on every LPG cylinder. His two-page note said oil companies would be comfortable with...
  • Petrol, diesel prices may fall further June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday hinted at another round of petrol price cut when Petroleum Secretary M S Srinivasan said the government may reduce petrol and diesel prices if the current fall in international oil prices continues. He, however, noted that for such a reduction to happen, crude prices will...
  • Govt to consider cutting fuel prices June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Within one and half month of the previous fuel price cut, the Government says it is watching the international crude price keeping another price cut in mind. The Government will consider cutting petrol and diesel prices, if crude oil prices fall below $50 a barrel. "We are keeping our pulse...
  • Fuel price cut to impact inflation: RBI December 1, 2006

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India deputy governor Rakesh Mohan said on Friday that this week's cut in the retail price of fuel will have an impact on inflation. "The fuel price will come into wholesale price index," Mohan told reporters on the sidelines of a function. "We have a constant...
  • Sonia asks, Sonia gets oil price cut September 29, 2008

    New Delhi: Just a week ago Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressed his inability to reduce oil prices. Congress President Sonia Gandhi spoke to him on Tuesday and the Government on Wednesday slashed oil prices. It's Sonia power that fuels the government. She told Singh that the oil prices were harassing the...