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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

"We will consider," says Karnataka CM on further cut in fuel tax

Bommai, last month was non-committal on any further cut in fuel tax by the state government, and had maintained that any decision in this regard will be taken after looking at the economy of the state.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Bitter harvest for Indian farmers after wheat export ban

India is the world's second-biggest wheat producer, but the government -- itself the country's biggest buyer of the crop -- said it chose to protect food security for its mammoth population.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Petrol price cut by Rs 8.69, diesel by Rs 7.05 in Delhi

The excise duty cut will translate into a reduction of Rs 8.69 a litre on petrol in Delhi and Rs 7.05 in diesel per litre after taking into account its impact on other levies.

published on : 22nd May 2022

FinMin Balagopal claims credit for drop in fuel tax amount

But, the minister’s claim is misleading since the drop in sales tax revenue was a reflection of the cut made by the Centre.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Excise duty cut on Fuel price: Trinamool says BJP trying to fool masses

TMC national spokesperson Sukhendu Sekhar Ray said the Centre has raised the prices of petrol and diesel at least 14 times in the past few months and by leaps and bounds in the past one year.

published on : 21st May 2022

'Fuel prices reduction a formality': Gehlot hits out at Modi government

He also demanded that the central government should lower the petrol and diesel prices to the level during the UPA rule if the government wants to give relief to people in the true sense.

published on : 21st May 2022

Reduction of excise duty on petrol, diesel not enough, says Thackeray; Fadnavis hits back

In a statement, Thackeray criticised the Central government for minimal reduction of excise duty on petrol and diesel.

published on : 21st May 2022

Cut on fuel excise duty: Stop befooling people, says Congress; Nadda seeks VAT cut by opposition-ruled states

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the government had increased the excise duty on petrol by Rs 10 in 60 days and is now 'duping' people by reducing it by Rs 9.50.

published on : 21st May 2022

Kerala announces cut in state tax on petrol by Rs 2.41, diesel by Rs 1.36

Announcing the cut on state tax, Kerala Finance Minister K N Balagopal said the Union government has partially reduced the huge tax imposed by it. He, however, welcomed the Centre's decision.

published on : 21st May 2022

'It is always people first for us': PM Modi on excise duty cut on fuel prices

The 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 from high fuel prices.

published on : 21st May 2022

Rs 35,000 crore in May alone: Exodus of foreign money from the Indian equity markets continues

Going ahead, FPIs flow in India is to remain volatile in the near term, given the headwinds in terms of elevated crude prices, inflation, tight monetary policy, among others.

published on : 21st May 2022

CNG price increased by Rs 2 per kg in Delhi-NCR

Meanwhile in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar, Meerut and Shamli, it will be available at Rs 82.84 per kg and will cost Rs 85.88 per kg in Ajmer, Pali, and Rajsamand of Rajasthan.

published on : 21st May 2022
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