petrol prices

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

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

Abolish VAT on petrol, diesel: Chandrababu Naidu to CM Jagan Mohan Reddy

The TDP supremo alleged that the prices of essentials are spiralling due to the Andhra government’s negligence.

published on : 23rd 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

Rahul Gandhi slams govt as fuel prices raised for 9th straight day

The statement came on a day oil companies raised petrol and diesel prices by 48 paise per litre and diesel by 23 paise a litre.

published on : 15th 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

VAT hike in Delhi pure injustice, says BJP

Party’s state unit says the hike will negatively impact the poor, farmers and transporters

published on : 6th May 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

Shell out more for petrol and diesel in Andhra Pradesh from today

An official explained that the government revised the taxes following a dip in revenue from petrol and diesel following the decline in crude oil prices in the international market.

published on : 1st March 2020

Sharply fluctuating fuel prices defined oil and gas sector in 2018

Petrol and diesel in India have declined by nearly 15 per cent each from the record high levels they had reached in October.

published on : 30th December 2018
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