Fuel Price Rise

  • Defence Ministry reworks on its budget as fuel price rises July 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The rising prices of international crude is also affecting defence supplies. The Defence Ministry has asked armed forces to reduce use of fuel by 20 to 40 per cent, Army sources said. Sources said the order came in the wake of sharp increase in fuel prices and has upset...
  • UPA confident of surviving no-trust vote with 300 MPs' support November 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The UPA government is not worried about the proposed no-confidence motion and is confident of the support of over 300 MPs in the Lok Sabha, say sources. While the UPA claims to enjoy the support of several parties who are not part of the alliance formally that takes...
  • Delhi: Petrol down by 92 paise, diesel up by 37 paise June 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Petrol price will come down by 92 paise while cost of diesel will go up by 37 paise from midnight Sunday in the capital, with the Delhi government issuing a notification adjusting the Value Added Tax (VAT) on the two fuels. Petrol will cost Rs 70.24 per litre...
  • Inflation to clock over 13 pc by Dec: RBI April 12, 2011

    Mumbai: Urban households expect inflationary pressure to sustain through 2011 and feel there may not be any softening of food prices, an RBI survey shows. While year end 2011 household inflation is expected to be 13.1 per cent, up from the perceived 11.8 per cent in December 2010, daily-wage workers and...
  • Petrol price hike sparks war of words in UPA February 3, 2011

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress on Tuesday staged a protest rally in Kolkata demanding the government to roll back the petrol price hike. TMC is feeling the heat the fuel price hike could have on the summer elections in the state. The second largest constituent in the UPA is laying the...
  • Food prices shoot up across the board January 7, 2011

    A look at some of the articles whose prices have increased: 1. Sugar prices are up over 1 per cent in a month 2. Car prices have gone upto 2 per cent in this period 3. Petrol prices have gone upto 8 per cent in six months 4. Prices of consumer durables are up...
  • Food and fuel inflation move up again September 8, 2010

    New Delhi: India's food and fuel inflation accelerated in the third week of August, maintaining pressure on the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to tighten monetary policy. Despite a muted global economic recovery and signs that India's booming growth may have peaked, the RBI is expected to raise rates by another...
  • Oil price rise: Bracing for a global meltdown June 6, 2008

    Skowhegan (Maine): If there's anything in the United States of America that's taking more news space than the presidential race, it's global oil prices. With oil prices soaring, there's a group of people in the US who are bracing for a global meltdown. Iver Lofving is convinced the world is running out...