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.
Jet fuel prices on Wednesday were reduced by 1.3% by the oil marketing companies (OMCs), after 10 rounds of price hikes.
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.
State fuel entity officials raided the station and ordered the entire stock of fuel to be released at the pre-increased prices.
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.
Taking to Twitter, Sitharaman said she is sharing some useful facts on levies on petrol and diesel for the benefit of all.
It accused the BJP of resorting to "trickery" to create an "optical delusion'' and said the people deserve genuine relief from the "record inflation".
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.
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.
She also accused the Narendra Modi government of engineering communal disturbances to divert people's attention from issues affecting them such as price rise.
The carpooling system, where users share a ride with anothercommuter on the same route, is slowly regaining popularity in cities.
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
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.
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.
Tells Centre to take steps to check price rise, not to trivialise people’s misery by blaming states