Indonesia Parliament paves way for fuel hike amid protests

Indonesian lawmakers approved a revised budget in a move that paves the way for the first hike in fuel prices since 2008 amid nationwide protests against the measure.

Agitation against fuel price hike in Odisha

Protesting the fuel hike move by the Centre, ruling BJD MLAs on Saturday staged a dharna inside the state Assembly premises.

`BJP has no right to flay fuel price hike`

V Narayanasamy said BJP had no right to criticise the hike in fuel price as during the BJP-led NDA rule, prices of diesel and petrol were hiked 27 times.

Sinha calls for subsidy cuts but opposes fuel price hike

Former finance minister and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said his party would oppose any hike in fuel prices as it would burden the common man.

Nepal students block roads to protest fuel hike

The Nepalese government has decided to increase prices of various fuels by an average of 10 percent.

Anand Sharma to convey Mamata`s concerns to PM

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Friday he will convey to PM Manmohan Singh Gandhi the concerns of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the issue of repeated petrol price hikes.

Kerala waives additional sales tax on petrol sale

Kerala govt announced that it would waive the additional sales tax revenue of Rs 108 crore generated on petrol sales.

Opposition parties, allies protest fuel hike

The steep hike in the prices of
petroleum products triggered countrywide protests.

Fuel hike: Deora hits out at Oppn for `misleading` people

Oil Minister Murli Deora today
indicated there would be no rollback in fuel price hike and
hit out at Opposition for "misleading" people on the impact of
the rise.

Fuel hike underscores curbs on private vehicles: Book

The recent fuel hike underscores the need to strengthen facilities for public transport, pedestrians and cyclists, and curbs on use of private vehicles, argues a new book.

Mamata calls on Pranab ahead of EGoM meet on fuel hike

Trinamool Congress leader and
Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee called on Finance Minister
Pranab Mukherjee late tonight, apparently to discuss the
contentious issue of increasing petrol and diesel prices.