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Fuel costs leave Chennai's private transporters stranded

The unstoppable spiralling of fuel cost, particularly diesel, is taking a heavy toll on private transporters operating buses and trucks as they incur huge losses.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation plans to use biodiesel in 220 buses

KSRTC's 8,750-strong fleet of buses presently consume an average of six to seven lakh litres of high speed diesel (HSD) daily.

published on : 21st September 2018

Tussle over autorickshaw fares, denial of rides continues in Thiruvananthpuram

It was the rising number of complaints that put the Motor Vehicles Department on their toes, a reason why they have decided to cancel the licence of the auto-drivers who deny rides to passengers.

published on : 19th September 2018

Auto-rickshaw drivers in Thiruvananthapuram draw attention to their problems

An autodriver who did not want to be named, admits he usually skips short trips hoping that he will get a long trip.

published on : 19th September 2018

Fruit and vegetable prices shoot up in Thiruvananthapuram post floods, fuel price hike

Recent hike in petrol and diesel prices have also pushed up the fruit and vegetable prices.

published on : 19th September 2018

Tamil Nadu BJP president Tamilisai meets man roughed up by BJP men

A video of her meeting the auto driver Kathir was posted in her official Twitter handle on Tuesday, which showed her offering sweets to him and his family members.

published on : 19th September 2018

Tamil Nadu BJP chief Tamilisai​ calls on 'roughed up' auto driver, gives sweets

Soundararjan, who was accompanied by her aides, also shared a couple of pictures she shot on the occasion.

published on : 18th September 2018

Government cuts petrol, diesel prices by Rs 2 per litre 

Currently, the sales tax on petrol and diesel is 32 per cent and 21 per cent respectively.

published on : 18th September 2018

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale regrets his 'not affected by fuel prices' remarks

In a statement issued in Mumbai, Athawale, a BJP ally and the Union Minister of State for Social Justice, said that he understands people are getting affected by the rising fuel prices.

published on : 16th September 2018

Former Union Minister P Chidambaram takes dig at BJP over rising petrol prices 

In a series of tweets, he attacked the Narendra Modi government for allegedly failing to curb the flow of black money in the economy.

published on : 16th September 2018

Government to stick to fiscal deficit target; mum on fuel tax cuts

A day after steps to contain the widening current account deficit and check fall of the rupee were announced, PM Modi on Saturday continued his two-day review of the economy.

published on : 15th September 2018

Government concerned about fuel price hike, falling rupee; will find solutions: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah also drew parallels to different currencies claiming that the fall of rupee is much lesser if compared to currencies of many other countries.

published on : 15th September 2018

Petrol reaches Rs 89.01 per litre in Mumbai, Diesel at Rs 78.07 per litre

In New Delhi, petrol is being sold 35 paise higher at Rs 81.63 per litre, while the price of diesel has been hiked by 24 paise to Rs 73.54 per litre.

published on : 15th September 2018

Equities continue surge; rupee gains erased on dollar demand

Macroeconomic data announced during the week as well the news of the Prime Minister’s impending meeting on Saturday have been positive for the markets.

published on : 15th September 2018

Centre urging BJP-ruled states to cut VAT on fuel

Union Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday that the Centre had called on the states to cut the VAT on the petroleum products.

published on : 13th September 2018
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