Friday January 2, 2015
The government raised excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre each but retail pump rates will not be increased.
Thursday January 1, 2015
The third excise duty hike since November will help raise additional Rs 6,000 crore during remaining three months of the current fiscal as the government took advantage of a slump in global oil prices to five-year low to shore up revenue without stok...
Thursday November 13, 2014
Earlier, the government has raised excise duty by Rs 1.50 a litre each for the two fuels.
Tuesday August 19, 2014
With global crude prices falling sharply, Indian consumers could soon get respite from monthly diesel price hikes.
Thursday July 31, 2014
The last revision in fuel prices were undertaken on June 30 when petrol prices were hiked by Rs 1.69 per litre and diesel by 50 paise per litre, effective from midnight.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 1, 2014
After the hike in petrol and diesel rates, the price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was on Tuesday raised by Rs.16.50 per cylinder in the wake of international crude oil prices surging due to the ongoing Iraq crisis.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 1, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday opposed the latest revision in fuel prices, saying it has come as a 'disappointment' to people who voted for BJP expecting a change from the 'wrong' economic policies of the previous Congress-led UPA...
Monday June 30, 2014
Oil marketing companies have hiked petrol prices by Rs 1.69/litre and diesel by Rs 0.50/litre, effective from 1st July.
Friday June 13, 2014
The panel, headed by former Planning Commission member Chaudhuri, suggested that fuels should meet Euro-IV emission norms all over the country by 2017 and Euro-V standards by 2020.
Friday June 13, 2014
"LPG will be provided to the consumers at the same rate at which it is being made available now. No additional burden will be imposed on them.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday May 12, 2014
After a brief hiatus, diesel prices were hiked on Monday by Rs 1.09 a litre, excluding state levies in India.
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 February 28, 2014
Oil marketing companies in India has increased petrol prices by 60 paise per litre and diesel by 50 paise/litre, excluding state levies. The new prices will come into effect from midnight Friday.
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.