Fuel price hike

Social distancing goes for a toss as Congress protests fuel price hike with cycle rally in Bengaluru

The Congress ended up violating all social distancing norms as hundreds of party workers cycled together and crowded outside the party office before moving towards the income tax office without masks

published on : 29th June 2020

Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot leads protest against Centre over fuel price hike

Deputy Chief Minister Pilot and other Congress leaders submitted a memorandum to the President through the district collector after the protest.

published on : 29th June 2020

'Sadistic': Congress slams Centre over fuel price hikes

His attack came on a day petrol price was hiked by 33 paise per litre and diesel by 58 paise to take retail rates to record high.

published on : 22nd June 2020

Roll back fuel price hikes, check corruption: Transporters body AIMTC to government

The All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) is the apex umbrella body of transporters, representing about 95 lakh truckers and other entities.

published on : 17th June 2020

Stop profiteering from misery of poor: Rahul to PM on fuel price hike

The former Congress chief has been targeting the government over the rise in petrol and diesel prices, and has said the middle class and poor people pay for the "gifts crony capitalists get".

published on : 16th June 2020

Duty hikes on fuel start to bite, more price hikes likely 

As on Friday, OMCs had hiked petrol and diesel prices by a sharp Rs 3.31 and Rs 3.42 per litre respectively through six consecutive rate increases starting Sunday. 

published on : 12th June 2020

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

Karnataka budget: Fuel, cars, alcohol to cost more

As per the new budget by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, rate of tax for petrol and diesel has been increased from 30 per cent to 32 per cent and 19 per cent to 21 per cent respectively.

published on : 5th July 2018

Kerala to cut taxes on petrol, diesel to reduce fuel prices by 1 rupee per litre

Kerala's move could put pressure on other states, mostly ruled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party, to reduce taxes.

published on : 30th May 2018

Petrol price over Rs 85 in Mumbai, crosses Rs 80 in Kolkata

In Delhi and Chennai, petrol was sold for Rs 77.47 and Rs 80.42 per litre respectively, according to data on the website of Indian Oil Corp.

published on : 24th May 2018

Steps to deal with rising petrol, diesel prices likely this week

The government had raised excise duty nine times between Nov 2014 and Jan 2016 to shore up finances as global oil prices fell, but then cut the tax just once in October last year by Rs 2 a litre.

published on : 22nd May 2018

Petrol price highest ever in Chennai; up 30 paise across metros

In Delhi and Mumbai, the fuel was sold at Rs 76.87 and Rs 84.70 per litre repectively, up from Rs Rs 76.57 and Rs 84.40 on Monday.

published on : 22nd May 2018

Government will soon come out with solution to combat surging fuel prices: Union Petroleum Minister

Petrol prices today touched a record high of Rs 76.24 per litre and diesel climbed to its highest-ever level of Rs 67.57.

published on : 20th May 2018