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.

Samajwadi Party workers protest against fuel price hike

The youth wing of Samajwadi Party Tuesday held a protest against the fuel price hike announced yesterday by burying their vehicles in the sand and condemning the Narendra Modi led NDA government.

J Jayalalithaa opposes fuel price hike

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.

Centre should abolish capital punishment: CPI

Demanding abolition of capital punishment, the CPI today said the four aides of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan who are on death row should be released as they have been in jail for 20 years.

Centre responsible for inflation: Akhilesh on fuel price hike

Expressing concern over the latest hike in prices of diesel and petrol, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday alleged that only the Centre was "responsible" for inflation.

Protest in Odisha over fuel price hike

Non-Congress political parties organised separate protests in Odisha against the latest diesel and petrol price hike.

TMC demands withdrawal of petrol, diesel price hike

Demanding immediate rollback of increase in prices of petrol and diesel, Trinamool Congress said UPA government should seek fresh mandate before burdening people with "such anti-people decisions."

Fuel price hike: Sukhbir demands immediate rollback

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal demanded an immediate rollback of the latest hike in fuel prices.

Centre pays no heed to state leaders: Karunanidhi

DMK president M. Karunanidhi charged central government of not being bothered by statements from political leaders on issues like attack on Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan forces or fuel price hike.

Former Petroleum Min says BJP will protest fuel price hike

Former petroleum minister Ram Naik blamed "instability" in fuel prices on constant change of ministers in the ministry and said the BJP would take to the streets to protest the petroleum price hike.

Badal strongly condemns hike in prices of petrol, diesel

Condemning the hike in fuel prices by Congress-led UPA government on Friday, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said that the Centre`s anti-poor policies were ruining the life of common man.

Fuel price hike: Jaya demands change of pricing policy

Slamming the hike in fuel prices, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa said move amounted to betraying the middle and lower classes and made a fresh demand for changing the fuel pricing policy.

Diesel price hike crushes state bus corp in Kerala

The Centre`s decision to allow oil firms to deregulate diesel prices for bulk purchasers has dealt a blow to the Kerala Road Transport Corporation.

NCP wants UPA rethink on diesel hike, LPG cap

NCP-led by Sharad Pawar will on Friday hold a meet to discuss the key economic measures introduced by the UPA govt to rein in its fiscal deficit.

Mamata hardens stand, says no compromise

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that her party will stick to her decision to pull out from the UPA govt, claiming that a section of channels were spreading "misinformation".

Congress criticises LF for calling bandh

The opposition Congress in Tripura Wednesday criticized the ruling Left Front for calling a dawn-to-dusk bandh tomorrow.

Govt stands firm on ‘no rollback’

A crucial meet of the Congress Core Group on Wednesday ended inconclusively with the government deciding to standby its decision on fuel price hike, cap on LPG subsidy and allowing FDI in the retail sector.

TMC meets to decide on support to UPA govt

The Trinamool Congress parliamentary party is holding a second round of meeting here to decide party`s stand on hiked diesel price, LPG and FDI.

BJP has double standards: Digvijay

"When the BJP is in power, it wants 100 per cent FDI, but when it comes to Opposition, it opposes this," Singh told reporters here last evening.

Govt brings out advt to explain fuel price hike

India imports 74 percent of crude oil at international rates and in the wake of increasing crude oil prices and fall in rupee the government had to increase the domestic prices.