fuel prices

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das bats for cut in VAT on petrol, diesel

The central government had on May 21 cut excise duty on petrol by a record Rs 8 per litre and that on diesel by Rs 6 to give relief to consumers battered by high fuel prices.

published on : 8th June 2022

Oil marketing firms cut commercial LPG rate by Rs 135, ATF price by 1.3 per cent  

Jet fuel prices on Wednesday were reduced by 1.3% by the oil marketing companies (OMCs), after 10 rounds of price hikes.

published on : 2nd June 2022

BJP warns of hunger strike, rally if TN govt doesn’t slash fuel prices

BJP Tamil Nadu president K Annamalai on Tuesday announced that his party would level two corruption charges against the DMK government within a few days.

published on : 1st June 2022

Fuel distribution in Lanka gets more difficult amid public unrest

State fuel entity officials raided the station and ordered the entire stock of fuel to be released at the pre-increased prices.

published on : 25th May 2022

Maharashtra, Kerala, Rajasthan reduce VAT on petrol, diesel after Centre cuts excise duty

Chidambaram on Sunday wondered whether the states can afford to give up revenue from the Value Added Tax on petrol and diesel unless the Centre devolves more funds or gives them more grants.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Sitharaman rebuts Oppn flak on excise duty cuts, says move does not impact state sharing of taxes

Taking to Twitter, Sitharaman said she is sharing some useful facts on levies on petrol and diesel for the benefit of all.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Congress slams government over inflation, says stop resorting to 'optical delusion'

It accused the BJP of resorting to "trickery" to create an "optical delusion'' and said the people deserve genuine relief from the "record inflation".

published on : 22nd May 2022

Keep up poll promise, effect cut on rates of petroleum products, OPS tells DMK

In fact, prices of some of the vegetables in the state including tomato were above Rs 100 a kilo, OPS said, adding the DMK was duty-bound to fulfill its poll promises.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Ex-Pakistan PM Imran Khan once again praises India for reducing fuel prices

The Indian government on Saturday cut excise duty on petrol by a record Rs 8 per litre and that on diesel by Rs 6 per litre to give relief to consumers battered by high fuel prices.

published on : 22nd May 2022

'It's an anti-people government': Mamata lashes out at PM Modi over price hike

She also accused the Narendra Modi government of engineering communal disturbances to divert people's attention from issues affecting them such as price rise.

published on : 18th May 2022

Carpooling makes a ‘smart’ comeback in Kochi  

The carpooling system, where users share a ride with anothercommuter on the same route, is slowly regaining popularity in cities.

published on : 18th May 2022

Costlier fuel, food drive retail inflation to eight-year high of 7.79% in April

The previous high in the consumer price index (CPI)-based retail inflation was recorded at 8.33 per cent in May 2014. CPI inflation was 6.95 per cent in March this year and 4.23 per cent in April 2021

published on : 12th May 2022

Auto drivers on NSB Road charge high fares, say passengers

Most of the people who come here, after completing their purchase, invariably head to auto-rickshaws parked on the roads to ride back home. However, people allege that the drivers demand high fares.

published on : 7th May 2022

Inflation hits record high of 7.4 per cent in countries using euro

Energy prices jumped a startling 38%, a testimony to how the war and the accompanying global energy crunch are affecting the eurozone’s 343 million people.

published on : 29th April 2022

PM Modi’s tax remarks fuel Pinarayi’s ire

Tells Centre to take steps to check price rise, not to trivialise people’s misery by blaming states

published on : 29th April 2022
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