Fuel Price Rise

Congress counters 'oil bond burden' argument of Sitharaman on rising fuel prices

The finance minister ruled out a cut in the excise duty on petrol and diesel for now, saying the government has to pay for the oil bonds issued by the UPA in the past.

published on : 16th August 2021

Opposition to grill government at Parliament's Monsoon Session over fuel price rise, Covid

Joshi informed the meeting that the government had identified 29 bills, including six ordinance replacing Bills, and two items of financial business for the session.

published on : 18th July 2021

Reduce fuel prices significantly, rationalise GST: Shashi Tharoor 

The senior leader said during its tenure, the UPA government collected a cess of Rs 6.45 per litre on petrol and gave Rs 3 to the states.

published on : 16th July 2021

Fuel price rise: Congress to hold press conferences across country to highlight failures of Modi government

Congress leader P Chidambaram will address the media in Delhi and Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge, will hold a press conference in Mumbai.

published on : 12th July 2021

Congress to stage nationwide agitation from July 7-17 against inflation, hike in fuel rates

This was decided at a meeting of the party general secretaries and various state in-charges convened by Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

published on : 24th June 2021

Congress attacks Modi government over rising fuel prices; demands GST on petrol and diesel

The Congress also demanded reduction in excise duties on petroleum products imposed by the Centre and the VAT by various state governments.

published on : 23rd May 2018