Fuel Price Rise

  • Defence Ministry reworks on its budget as fuel price rises 09-07-2013 02:13 PM

    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...
  • UPA confident of surviving no-trust vote with 300 MPs' support 20-11-2012 12:29 PM

    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...
  • Inflation to clock over 13 pc by Dec: RBI 12-04-2011 05:07 PM

    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...
  • Petrol price hike sparks war of words in UPA 17-01-2011 07:36 PM

    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 07-01-2011 01:10 PM

    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...
  • Food and fuel inflation move up again 03-09-2010 01:06 PM

    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...
  • Oil price rise: Bracing for a global meltdown 06-06-2008 04:49 PM

    Kingston: Having lost three matches in a row to West Indies, New Zealand need a massive turnaround to prevent the hosts taking a 2-0 series lead when the second ODI gets underway at Sabina Park on Saturday. A nine-wicket win in the series opener at the same ground will be...