Petrol, diesel prices further slashed by Rs 2 per litre each

State-owned oil companies on Monday slashed the prices of petrol and diesel Rs 2 each, to be effective from midnight tonight.

Adjournment notice on petrol, diesel excise hike rejected

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Tuesday rejected a notice of adjournment given by Congress and RSP to discuss the hike in excise duty on diesel and petrol.

Congress criticises Khattar govt for rolling back decisions

Hitting out at Khattar government for rolling back some decisions of the previous regime, Congress on Saturday said it will launch a movement against the Haryana government for allegedly playing with the sentiments of the masses.

Vehicles more than 15 years old not permitted to ply in Delhi: NGT

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has passed the order that all the petrol and diesel vehicles older than 15 years would not be permitted to ply on the national capital's road.

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Protest in Haryana against hike in VAT on diesel

A day after Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana government raised VAT on diesel, members of Socialist Unity Centre of India (SUCI-Communist) on Wednesday protested the move and burnt an effigy of the Chief Minister here.

'Revise bioenergy power tariffs to equal diesel, coal'

To boost the scope of renewable energy, India should revise tariffs generated from biomass energy (a renewable source) such that their pricing is equivalent to those of coal and diesel, an expert said here Wednesday.

CPI-M opposes excise hike on fuel price

The CPI-M on Friday strongly opposed the government's decision to increase excise duty on petrol and diesel that has pushed up their price by Rs 1.50 a litre.

Petrol, diesel prices likely to be reduced

Petrol, diesel prices likely to be reduce as Brent crude oil dropped to a four-year low below $82 a barrel on Wednesday.

BJP buoyed by prediction of over 40 seats in Delhi polls: Reports

A survey conducted by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has shown that it will gain massively in the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, reports said.

Mamata slams Centre for deregulation of diesel price

 Deregulation of diesel and fertiliser prices and the issue of FDI in rail and defence on Wednesday drew fire from West Bengal Chief Mamata Banerjee, who said Trinamool Congress would raise the matter in Parliament.

Odisha reduces bus fare

Odisha government announced further reduction in the bus fare on Wednesday in view of cut in the price of diesel, state Transport and Commerce Minister Ramesh Majohi said.

Petrol price cut by Rs 2.41 per litre, diesel by Rs 2.25

State-owned oil companies slashed the prices of petrol and diesel from Friday midnight due to fall in international brent crude oil prices.Petrol price has been cut by Rs 2.41 a litre whereas the price of diesel has been slashed by Rs 2.25 per litre.

Fuel-laden Russian ship drifting off Canadian coast

A Russian container ship carrying tons of fuel and diesel was drifting once again off Canada's Pacific shore Saturday after a cable linking it to a tow ship ruptured, the military said.

Deregulated diesel will have cascading effect on inflation: CPI

 CPI on Saturday attacked the government for deregulating diesel prices, saying the move would have a cascading effect on the overall inflation as the immediate reduction in prices due to a fall in global crude price levels may not remain for long.

Reduce diesel price, says CPI-M

The CPI-M Monday criticized the government and the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) for not reducing the price of diesel despite a fall in crude oil prices globally.

Vehicle pollution: China floats 'cash for clunkers' scheme

China is scheduled to restrict or prohibit heavy polluting vehicles by the end of June 2015 in major cities, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) said Thursday.

50% diesel, seed subsidy to farmers in rain deficit areas

With an aim to save standing kharif crops from weak monsoon, the Centre today announced 50 per cent diesel subsidy to farmers in places where rainfall deficiency was more than 50 per cent as on July 15.

Not surprised by petrol-diesel prices hike: Nitish Kumar

Senior JD(U) leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday said he was not surprised at rise in prices of petrol and diesel besides, soaring rates of food items under Narendra Modi government which could not deliver on tall promises made so far.