India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 30, 2013
Petrol price was today cut by Rs 3.05 per litre, the first reduction in rates in over five months and the steepest in over five years, while diesel prices were raised by 50 paise a litre.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday September 27, 2013
Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily today hinted at a reduction in petrol prices in next few days, the first cut in rates in over five months.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 7, 2013
After petrol and diesel, price of CNG was today hiked by a steep Rs 3.70 per kg in Delhi, the second increase in rate in two and half months.
Monday July 15, 2013
Petrol will cost Rs 1.86 per litre more (including taxes) in Delhi from Monday and sell for Rs 70.44 a litre against Rs 68.58. Oil firms had on June 1 raised the price of the fuel by 75 paise (excluding taxes) and followed it with a Rs 2 per litre in...
India | Written by Ramarka Sengupta (With inputs from pti) | Friday June 28, 2013
Petrol price was hiked on Friday by Rs. 1.82 a litre, effective midnight, the third increase in rates this month, as devaluation of rupee against US dollar made imports costlier.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 15, 2013
Petrol price was on Saturday hiked by a steep Rs 2 a litre, the second increase in rates this month, as devaluation of rupee against the US dollar made imports costlier.
Tuesday April 30, 2013
Oil companies on Tuesday reduced the price of petrol by Rs 3 per litre effective midnight, without taxes, after international prices cooled.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday March 1, 2013
BJP on Friday termed the hike in petrol price as a "betrayal" with the people as it came a day after presentation of the union budget and demanded its immediate rollback.
Tuesday February 26, 2013
Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said it is difficult to charge a market price for luxury cars and a subsidised price for farmers and transport trucks at the same petrol pump.
Thursday February 21, 2013
It is not fuel shortage, but the unwillingness to align energy prices with market rates that poses a threat to country's economy, Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said today.
India | Friday January 18, 2013
If you tanked up your diesel car this morning, you paid 45 paise plus local taxes a litre more. After they were given the freedom to make what the government calls "minor price corrections" yesterday, oil marketing companies immediately raised the pr...
Thursday January 17, 2013
Following are the revised diesel and petrol prices in four metros after the announcement of a revision in rates. New prices are effective from midnight tonight.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 17, 2013
In a bold reforms decision, the government today partially deregulated diesel price allowing a hike of 40-50 paise a litre per month for retail customers and nearly Rs 11 for bulk consumers, a step that is feared will have a cascading effect on infla...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 15, 2013
Petrol price was tonight hiked by about 35 paise per litre in line with firming raw material cost. Petrol will cost Rs 67.56 per litre in Delhi with effect from midnight tonight, industry sources said.
Thursday November 15, 2012
Petrol prices were last revised on October 27 when they were raised by 29 paise to Rs. 68.19 per litre in Delhi following government raising the commission paid to petrol pump dealers.
Saturday October 27, 2012
Petrol price was today hiked by 29 paise per litre and diesel by 20 paise after government decided to increase commission paid to petrol pump dealers. Petrol in Delhi with now cost Rs 68.19 per litre as against Rs 67.90 previously. Similarly, diesel ...
Thursday September 13, 2012
New Delhi subsidizes the prices of diesel, cooking gas and kerosene to dampen inflation and protect the poor, a popular policy that has nevertheless put a severe strain on public finances.
Saturday August 18, 2012
The government is under pressure to cut runaway spending on fuel subsidies.
Wednesday July 25, 2012
Petrol and diesel prices were on Wednesday hiked in seven states including West Bengal and Maharasthra and that of domestic LPG in six states as state-owned oil firms recalibrated rates to reflect changes in local levies. The price hikes are over an...
Monday July 23, 2012
After two sets of reductions in petrol prices last month, oil marketing companies will raise petrol prices by 70 paise-91 paise effective midnight tonight, Indian Oil said in a release. The effective hike in Delhi will be 70 paise, which will push up...