diesel prices

Transport fuel prices continue to climb up

Prior to the November 20 hike, petrol prices had been unchanged since September 22, while diesel rates hadn’t been changed since October 2.

published on : 28th November 2020

No quick relief in sight for fuel consumers as Centre in no mood to reduce taxes on petrol, diesel

According to sources in the finance ministry, during a recent meeting, the Department of Revenue even indicated that there is still some headroom for the government to increase petroleum taxes.

published on : 21st October 2020

Diesel rates cut for first time in nearly 6 months

This is the first reduction in diesel price since mid-March when Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum froze rates for 82 days to adjust a record hike.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Diesel in Delhi cheaper by over Rs 8 as Arvind Kejriwal government slashes VAT

After a Cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said VAT on diesel would be brought down to 16.75 per cent from 30 per cent.

published on : 31st July 2020

Petrol, diesel prices unchanged for fifth day in a row

In the national capital, petrol price on Saturday stood at Rs 80.43 per litre and diesel at Rs 80.53 a litre, same level as the last four days when OMCs went for a pause and kept the prices unchanged.

published on : 4th July 2020

Petrol price crosses Rs 80-mark in Delhi for first time since 2018, diesel at new high

While diesel price has been hiked for the 20th straight day, petrol price has been raised on 19 occasions in less than three weeks.

published on : 26th June 2020

Diesel crosses Rs 80-mark in Delhi after 19th consecutive price hike

Diesel had for the first time become costlier than petrol in Delhi on Wednesday and has now crossed the Rs 80 per litre-mark.

published on : 25th June 2020

Transport bodies in Delhi threaten strike after higher VAT on diesel

The associations said they will hold a meeting and submit a memorandum to the Delhi government over the high VAT on the diesel price. 

published on : 25th June 2020

Share oil gains, don’t add to burden

Over a 11-day period, the cumulative price of petrol has gone up by Rs 6.02 and diesel by Rs 6.4 per litre, a hike of 8.5% and 9.4% respectively in just 11 days.

published on : 18th June 2020

No sense in increasing petrol, diesel prices when economy in shambles, roll them back: Sonia tells govt

In a letter to PM, Gandhi said she was deeply distressed that in these exceedingly difficult times, the government has taken the insensitive decision to increase petrol, diesel prices.

published on : 16th June 2020

Petrol price hiked by 54 paise per litre, diesel by 58 paise

This is the third daily increase in rates in a row. Oil companies had on Sunday restarted revising prices in line with costs, after ending an 82-day hiatus.

published on : 9th June 2020

Petrol, diesel price hiked by 60 paise per litre after 83-day hiatus

While oil PSUs have regularly revised ATF and LPG prices, they had since March 16 kept petrol and diesel prices on hold, ostensibly on account of extreme volatility in the international oil markets.

published on : 7th June 2020

With oil prices tumbling, Centre moves in with excise duty hike to mop up Rs 40,000 crore

Top finance ministry officials said the excess mop-up would be near Rs 2,000 crore for the rest of this month and about Rs 40,000 crore in a full year.

published on : 14th March 2020

Petrol, diesel prices cut further by 16 paise on Thursday after COVID-19 declared 'pandemic'

Petrol now costs Rs 70.14 per litre in Delhi, Rs 75.84 per litre in Mumbai, Rs 72.83 a litre in Kolkata and Rs 72.86 per litre in Chennai after the price cut.

published on : 12th March 2020

Fuel prices drop sharply, petrol at Rs 70.29 per litre, diesel at Rs 63.01 per litre in Delhi

On the decline since February 27, fuel prices have fallen by around Rs 5 a litre so far in 2020. Petrol and diesel prices are now at an 8-9 month low.

published on : 11th March 2020
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