India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 16, 2016
Demanding withdrawal of the latest hike in petrol and diesel prices, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today trashed the 'US Dollar-Indian Rupee exchange rate' effect as cited by oil marketing companies (OMCs) for the increase and said conditions influencing it had no relation to common people.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 15, 2016
Petrol price was on Wednesday hiked by a marginal 5 paise per litre while diesel rate was increased by Rs 1.26 per litre - the fourth increase in rates in six weeks.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 1, 2016
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today demanded rollback of the latest hike in petrol and diesel prices, saying it would lead to increase in prices of essential commodities.
Goa News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 1, 2016
Goa government today said it will reduce VAT on petrol following the increase in its prices.
NDTV Profit Team | Wednesday June 1, 2016
The prices of petrol, diesel, jet fuel and non-subsidized LPG cylinder have been raised sharply following an increase in global oil rates.
Press Trust of India | Monday April 4, 2016
While this is the second straight increase in petrol price, it is the fourth straight fortnightly increase in diesel rates.
Press Trust of India | Saturday January 30, 2016
This marks a third increase in excise duty on the fuels in January.
Press Trust of India | Sunday January 3, 2016
The government on Saturday raised excise duty on petrol by Rs 0.37 per litre and by Rs 2 a litre on diesel, the second increase in duties in just over two weeks, to mop up a little less than Rs 4,400 crore.
Monday May 18, 2015
Petrol price was hiked by Rs 3.13 per litre and diesel by Rs 2.71 per litre - the second straight steep increase in rates this month.
Friday May 15, 2015
Petrol price was on Friday hiked by Rs 3.13 per litre and diesel by Rs 2.71 per litre - the second straight steep increase in rates this month.
Monday March 3, 2014
The loss on diesel sales has inched up marginally to Rs 8.37 a litre as a surge in international oil rates and a weakening rupee wiped out gains from a 50 paise increase in the price of the fuel.
Wednesday December 18, 2013
Facing difficulties in daily operations due to constant increase of fuel prices by oil marketing companies, the Consortium of Indian Petroleum Dealers' Association, representing fuel retail outlets, has threatened to go on a one-day strike next week.
Monday September 30, 2013
While petrol price cut has been made possible because of the appreciation of the rupee against the US dollar, diesel rates are being hiked as per the practice of increase in rates by small monthly doses to cover losses.
Noida News | 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.
Saturday September 7, 2013
Earlier this month, the price of petrol was hiked by a steep Rs 2.35 per litre and diesel by 50 paise, excluding local taxes. The increase in petrol price was the sixth in three months and for diesel the eighth since January.
Friday September 6, 2013
The world's fourth-biggest energy user is considering a Rs 3-5 increase in the price of diesel, which accounts for over 40 per cent of fuel use, as it looks to cut oil costs by nearly $20 billion.
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 increase on June 16, and Rs 1.82 on June 29.
India News | 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.
Saturday June 29, 2013
The hike, which is effective from midnight, is excluding local sales tax or VAT and actual increase for consumers will be higher.
India News | 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.
Saturday June 15, 2013
Petrol price was hiked on Saturday by a steep Rs 2 a litre, the second increase in rates this month, as devaluation of rupee against US dollar made imports costlier.
Saturday June 1, 2013
The recent increase in petrol and diesel prices was to respond to the rupee depreciation, Oil Minister Veerappa Moily said on Saturday, defending the hike effected after the rupee hit an 11-month low making oil imports costlier.
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 rates have been hiked to Rs 47.15 per litre from Rs 46.95, industry sources said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 27, 2012
Petrol price was hiked today by 29 paise per litre and diesel by 20 paise after government decided to increase commission paid to pump dealers.
Tuesday September 11, 2012
A hike in the prices of diesel, LPG and kerosene was today put off apparently following strong reservations within the Congress even though Oil Minister S Jaipal Reddy said the increase was unavoidable.
Thursday September 6, 2012
Petrol prices are likely to be hiked by Rs 5 in a day or two, sources told NDTV. Oil companies have got the go-ahead from the government to increase prices after the monsoon session of Parliament, and are busy crunching numbers and deciding on the quantum of the hike.
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 and above the Rs 0.70 per litre increase announced on July 24. The tax-adjustment also means that fuel...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday June 2, 2012
Union Minister Vayalar Ravi today disapproved of the petrol price hike and suggested a "bold may be taken to reduce the recent increase".
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 3, 2012
Union Minister Vayalar Ravi disapproved of the petrol price hike on Saturday, and suggested a "bold may be taken to reduce the recent increase". The state-run oil companies have announced a reduction of Rs 2 per litre in petrol prices on Saturday, which became effective from midnight, after increasing the price by Rs 7.50 per litre On May 23.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday June 2, 2012
State-run oil refiners have agreed to a partial rollback of last month's petrol price increase, an oil company source said on Saturday, responding to a public outcry over the steepest rise in the country's history.