पेट्रोल मूल्य में 1.63 रुपये की वृद्धि
Sep 13, 2013
Subsidies: pro-poor or anti-growth?
Sep 2, 2013
Rising oil prices: Time for austerity?
Sep 2, 2013
Monday March 31, 2014
The price of petrol was on Monday cut by 75 paise per litre - the first reduction in five months - while the already unpopular monthly hike in diesel rates was put off during the election season.
Friday January 31, 2014
The price of diesel was on Friday hiked by 50 paise per litre, while that of petrol was kept unchanged.
Friday January 3, 2014
Petrol price was on Friday hiked by 75 paise and diesel by 50 paise a litre as rise in global oil rates and fall in rupee value increased the cost of production.
Saturday December 21, 2013
Petrol price was on Friday hiked by 41 paise a litre without taxes following the government decision to raise commission paid to petrol pump dealers and firming global oil rates. Diesel rates were also increased by 10 paise per litre.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday November 1, 2013
Decrying the hike in diesel prices, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today urged the Centre to roll back the increase.
Wednesday October 30, 2013
Prices of diesel and LPG cylinders would go up sharply if the government accepts the recommendations of a panel.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 1, 2013
Decrying the hike in diesel prices as "unjustified" action, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today demanded its roll back and withdrawal of powers granted to oil companies to regulate fuel prices.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday September 13, 2013
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today slammed the revision of petrol price by Rs 1.63 and said this would further burden the people suffering from the recent hike of the fuel price.
Friday September 13, 2013
The revised prices will come into effect from midnight.
Friday September 6, 2013
Oil and gas stocks today rose by up to 7.1 per cent amid hopes that a decision on raising fuel prices will be taken after UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi returns from the US.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday September 6, 2013
Zubaida was pleasantly surprised when the autorickshaw driver said to her as she got into the vehicle at Chennai's Valasarawakkam area, "Pay me by the meter".
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Monday September 2, 2013
On Sunday evening, the minister had said that the early closing of petrol pumps is among an omnibus of austerity measures being studied as the government grapples with a jarring fall in the value of the rupee.
India | Sandeep Phukan | Sunday September 1, 2013
The government is considering various proposals including shutting down petrol pumps at 8 pm in select cities to check fuel demand as it looks at ways to cut the massive oil import bill, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily said today.
Wednesday August 28, 2013
Diesel prices are likely to go up sharply after the monsoon session of Parliament ends on September 6. Oil companies have asked the oil ministry for a one-time hike of diesel prices by at least Rs 5-6 per litre, ministry sources told NDTV.
Saturday August 31, 2013
Oil companies today hiked the price of petrol by Rs 2.35 per litre, without taxes on firming international oil prices and the free-falling rupee. The price of diesel was also raised by 50 paise per litre.
Wednesday August 14, 2013
While petrol price has been deregulated since June 2010 and is market determined, the government still controls the price of diesel and only allows minor revisions.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 1, 2013
DMK chief M Karunanidhi today opposed the rise in fuel prices which came to effect since last night and asked whether the Centre was aware of the chain reaction it would create.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday July 15, 2013
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today termed as "unjust" the frequent hike in petrol prices and accused the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) of being profit-oriented.
Wednesday July 17, 2013
Oil companies today hiked the price of petrol by Rs 1.55 per litre, without taxes. The price of diesel was kept unchanged.
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.