Price Hike

  • BJP's definition of 'good days' coming out now: Congress on price rise July 1, 2014

    The Narendra Modi government is facing criticism for further burdening the common man with another hike in fuel prices. Petrol prices were hiked by Rs 1.69 per litre from midnight. ...
  • BJP showed its real character, says Lalu Prasad Yadav June 20, 2014

    Former Railway minister Lalu Prasad Yadav attacked Narendra Modi government for the price hike in railways. He said that the BJP has showed its real character. Prasad also said that the price hike was completely unjustified. ...
  • Ready to bear the hike if basic facilities are given: Delhiites June 20, 2014

    Railway passenger fare was on Friday increased by 14.2 per cent. It's a fuel adjustment component that has been added to the passenger and freight charges. A daily commuter from Delhi said " I am ready to pay the price if I will get basic facilities". ...
  • Diesel prices hiked by over re 1 a litre May 13, 2014

    Diesel prices have been hiked by a rupee and nine paise per litre with effect from Monday midnight. The hike excludes state sales tax or VAT. The hike will also vary across cities in India. The monthly increase in diesel rates were put on hold just before the elections began....
  • Kejriwal's charges on gas price hike are baseless: Veerappa Moily March 24, 2014

    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...
  • Kerala: Shutdown to protest against rise in LPG prices January 3, 2014

    Hotels and restaurants have been shutdown in protest against rise in LPG prices. The Kerala hotels, restaurants association and Bakers association said that this is only a one day strike, but their agitation could intensify. ...
  • Will protest if price of CNG is not rolled back: BJP December 27, 2013

    Bharatiya Janata Party took a dig at the Congress over the hike in CNG prices. Party leader Harsh Vardhan said, "BJP will be forced to launch a protest if the prices are not rolled back." CNG or compressed natural gas price in New Delhi was hiked by a steep Rs...
  • Onion price hike engineered by Cong to make money in the election year: BJP October 23, 2013

    The steep spurt in onion prices have thrown household budgets out of balance and the government has failed to give any clarity on the matter. Meanwhile, the BJP has blamed the Congress for engineering the price hike in an election year. ...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 22, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep sardesai on India at 9. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on the rejection of Asaram's bail plea September 21, 2013

    This week on the week that wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday rejected the bail application of self-styled godman Asaram in the sexual assault case of a 16-year-old girl. Also watch him talk about the Onion price rise and his take on Indian-American Nina Davuluri...
  • Overdrive: Review of Royal Enfield Continental GT September 21, 2013

    On this episode of Overdrive, we review the Royal Enfield Continental GT, all the world motoring news and much more. ...
  • 'Onion prices to remain high for at least another month,' say traders September 18, 2013

    The traders in Delhi say that the retailers are charging Rs 5-10 more. They sat that if the onions are being bought at Rs 55-60 and they are spending Rs 5 on transportation, they have the right to sell at the price it is being sold. They also added that...
  • The govt has failed the people, it needs to be shown its place: BJP September 18, 2013

    CPI leader D Raja said held the central government responsible for price rise and added that steps must be taken to control the hike. He also added that the government should not be in power if they cannot control the market. BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman said that the government which...
  • News 360: Onion prices skyrocket, reach Rs 80 per kg September 17, 2013

    The humble onion is again making the headlines as it touched Rs 80 per kilogram on Tuesday. The rates are likely to remain same for the next few days. The Agriculture Ministry has blamed rains and hoarding by the traders for the short supply and the spike in Onion prices. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 13, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • TMC takes a dig at the UPA, says reduce work hours to curb corruption September 2, 2013

    TMC MP Derek O'Brien took a jibe at the government over the issue of a proposal of closing the petrol pumps from 8 pm to 8 am, saying that the government should work for only 4 hours instead of 8 hours as that will save billions of dollars that is...
  • Petrol price hike: Citizens voice their concerns June 15, 2013

    On Saturday, the government hiked petrol price by Rs 2 a litre, the second increase in rates in June alone. ...
  • Diesel price hike will result in inflation, make life difficult: Delhi residents May 11, 2013

    The diesel price was hiked by 90 paise on Friday. ...
  • No question of rollback of diesel price decision: Veerappa Moily January 19, 2013

    It appears that partial deregulation of diesel is here to stay, and Oil Minister Veerappa Moily has ruled out the possibility of a rollback in diesel prices. ...
  • Diesel price hike: People vent anger, say it will hit the poor January 18, 2013

    Oil companies on Friday raised diesel prices by 45 paise per litre after a go ahead from the Centre. Sources say up to 50 paise hike will take place every month. ...
  • Diesel price hike will cover huge subsidies: Congress January 18, 2013

    Congress leader Digvijaya Singh added that ideally there should be no hike in diesel prices and if it is necessary, the hike should be nominal. ...
  • Should oil prices be decided by government or market forces? January 17, 2013

    The government on Thursday allowed oil companies to increase diesel price by 50 paise per litre every month. ...
  • News 360: Diesel price to go up 50 paise/litre every month January 17, 2013

    Oil firms allowed to hike diesel price by 50 paise/litre per month as the government makes first move towards diesel decontrol. ...
  • News 360: Govt considers Kelkar panel report, fuel price may be hiked January 11, 2013

    Petroleum And Natural Gas Minister Veerappa Moily Moily on Friday said that a hike in diesel and LPG prices could be announced soon. ...
  • Oil companies, not govt, suspended LPG price hike: Moily November 3, 2012

    After the government put on hold the Rs 26.50 hike on non-subsidised LPG cylinders, Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily said it was the oil companies' decision and not the ministry's, as had been reported. The minister further added that the public sector oil firms will take a call on raising the cap...
  • The Last Word: Can political protests reverse LPG, FDI reforms? October 1, 2012

    Mamata Banerjee on Monday said her party is planning to bring a no-confidence motion against UPA government in the next session of Parliament and sought support of other political parties in this regard. ...
  • Urban India gives a thumbs down to PM's reforms push: CNN-IBN poll September 28, 2012

    It may well be a massive blow to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's new found reform push. An Opinion Poll conducted by CNN-IBN in association with GfK Mode across urban India has given a massive thumbs down to the diesel price hike and limit on LPG subsidy. The findings shockingly also suggest a...
  • CNN-IBN survey: Will the UPA II complete its full term? September 27, 2012

    A CNN-IBN survey conducted across six urban cities shows that 57 per cent feel UPA II has failed its battle against inflation. The other big let down is corruption with 32 per cent of the respondents claiming it's a matter of concern. ...
  • Fuel price hike is a burden on the common man: Chandigarh September 22, 2012

    PM Manmohan Singh recently announced some major economic policy decisions allowing for 51 per cent FDI in retail, a hike in diesel prices and a cap on subsidised LPG cylinders. ...
  • Voters will punish the PM in 2014: Opposition September 22, 2012

    BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Saturday claimed that the PM's address to the nation over economic reforms was an abuse to the nation. ...