Oil price tops USD 87 per barrel but petrol, diesel prices stay unchanged

Domestic fuel prices - which are directly linked to international oil prices - have not been revised for over two months now. Petrol costs Rs 95.41 a litre in Delhi and diesel is priced at Rs 86.67.

published on : 18th January 2022

MEIL wins most bids, may emerge as dominant player in piped gas supply

Winning the bids for 15 geographical areas, MEIL bagged almost a quarter (24.6 per cent) of the total number of GAs that went under the hammer.

published on : 15th January 2022

Vedanta Group to spend $12 billion to buy state-owned BPCL

Vedanta Group on Thursday informed that it is willing to spend $12 billion to acquire India’s state-owned refiner Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited.

published on : 14th January 2022

First battery swap station thrown open in Hyderabad

Three battery swap stations are being set up at various HPCL outlets at prime locations in the city in January. 

published on : 4th January 2022

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren announces Rs 25/litre cash back on petrol for BPL families

Poor farmers are not even able to sell their produce due to increased fuel prices. Therefore this decision has been taken, CM Soren explained.

published on : 29th December 2021

With price difference, fuel stations in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur near Karnataka border suffer

While the taxes on fuel were decreased in the neighbouring States, the same is not the case in Andhra Pradesh, resulting in a wide gap in the prices of fuel in Andhra Pradesh and other states.

published on : 18th December 2021

Kerala Finance Corporation pulls plug on private bus operators, backs out of funding CNG conversion

Owners of 8 buses got Rs 4 lakh aid; corporation stops scheme after a few fail to pay EMIs on time

published on : 10th December 2021

Centre to Kerala HC: Petrol not under GST due to financial constraints

The GST Council had been empowered by the Constitution of India under Article 279A to recommend the date on which GST could be levied on petroleum products. 

published on : 9th December 2021

Hawaii: Petroleum detected in tap water near Pearl Harbor

Earlier, for three days, hundreds of residents in Navy housing have complained of a fuel-like odor coming from their tap water. Some have said they suffered from stomach pain and headaches.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Commercial LPG prices hiked by Rs 103 per cylinder

Following the hike, the price of the 19-kg commercial cylinder will now cost Rs 2101 in Delhi, Rs 2,051 in Mumbai, Rs 2,174.50 in Kolkata, Rs 2,234.50 in Chennai.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Opposition unimpressed, seeks diesel price reduction in Delhi

CM Arvind Kejriwal does not have any intention for the welfare of farmers as he did not reduce VAT on diesel, said Leader of Opposition Ramvir Singh Bidhuri.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Big relief! Delhiites on petrol price cut

Alisha John, a resident of Badarpur, said, “The announcement on fuel price drop has come as a big relief.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Pandemic not a reason for not deciding whether to include petroleum products under GST regime: Kerala HC to Centre

'We are not satisfied with the reasons. There should be some discussion and genuine reasons as to why petroleum products cannot be brought under the GST regime.'

published on : 1st December 2021

'Genuine reasons needed': Why can't petroleum products be brought under GST, asks Kerala HC

"The pandemic period cannot be cited as a reason. It is well known that even during the pandemic period, several decisions were taken involving revenue, after deliberations," observed the court

published on : 1st December 2021

Petrol to be cheaper by Rs 8 per litre in Delhi as AAP government decides to cut VAT 

The petrol and diesel prices in Delhi have now become cheaper compared to other cities in the National Capital Region (NCR), Kejriwal said.

published on : 1st December 2021
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