Petrol price hike

Petrol, diesel prices revision unchanged for fourth day

Pump price of petrol and diesel remained at previous days level of Rs 90.56 and Rs 80.87 a litre respectively in the capital.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Rajya Sabha: Opposition members ask government to reduce taxes on petrol, diesel

Biju Janata Dal member Sujeet Kumar said the 10-fold increase in cess and surcharge by the Centre in the last couple of years is against the structure of cooperative federalism.

published on : 24th March 2021

Ready to discuss bringing petrol, diesel under GST at next Council meet: Sitharaman

Replying to the debate on Finance Bill 2021 in the Lok Sabha, Sitharaman said both the centre as well as state governments levy taxes on petrol and diesel.

published on : 23rd March 2021

Excise duty on fuel can be slashed by Rs 8.5 a litre without hurting revenues: Analysts

Excise duty was raised by Rs 13 and Rs 16 per litre on petrol and diesel between March 2020 and May 2020, and now stands at Rs 31.8 on diesel and Rs 32.9 per litre on petrol.

published on : 4th March 2021

Despite record high prices, cut in fuel excise duty unlikely this fiscal

The central government has set its receipt target and with the revised fiscal deficit targeted at 9.5 per cent, of the GDP, the government is in no mood to go for any duty cut.

published on : 3rd March 2021

Centre, states should talk on reducing fuel prices: Sitharaman

Asked if the Centre is mulling to reduce cess or other taxes on fuel to give some respite to consumers from high prices of diesel and petrol, she said the question has put her in 'dharm-sankat'.

published on : 25th February 2021

Petrol price hike results in thrust to e-bike sales

People are increasingly preferring personal two-wheeler transport due to the Covid-19 pandemic.    

published on : 25th February 2021

Fuel prices resurge after two-day break

Across the country as well the petrol and diesel price increased between 32-40 paisa per litre depending on the level of local duty at the state level.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Robert Vadra rides bicycle to office as protest against rising petrol, diesel prices

Vadra was, however, trolled on social media, including by some BJP leaders, for wearing a suit while riding the bicycle with his luxury vehicle and securitymen in tow.

published on : 22nd February 2021

BJP managed to do what previous governments couldn't in 70 years: Akhilesh on fuel price rise

Why the BJP is igniting the fire of inflation, after taking votes from the people in the name of reducing it, he asked.

published on : 21st February 2021

Odisha bandh: Old stunt to stay relevant, says BJP hits out at Congress

The Centre provided free LPG gas to 45.34 lakh families involving a cost of Rs 571.72 crore during the COVID pandemic lockdown.

published on : 16th February 2021

Fuel price hike: Congress enforce shutdown in Bhubaneswar

The State-wide bandh called by Congress over fuel price hike and various other issues hit normal life partially in Bhubaneswar.

published on : 16th February 2021

Petrol nears Rs 95 in Mumbai as rate hiked for fifth day in a row

Petrol price was increased by 30 paise per litre and diesel by 36 paise a litre, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.

published on : 13th February 2021

Roll back excise duty hike, says Congress as it slams Centre over rise in fuel prices

Attacking the Centre over rising fuel prices, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that people are suffering due to inflation and the Modi government is busy in tax collection.

published on : 25th January 2021

TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee holds central government responsible for hike in petrol, diesel prices

Petrol and diesel rates were hiked on Thursday, the second straight day of such increase that took the prices to new highs.

published on : 16th January 2021
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