Odisha introduces automatic mechanism to fix bus fare

The Odisha government on Thursday decided to implement an automatic mechanism to fix the bus fare with rise and fall of fuel price besides effecting a hike in bus fares by four to eight paise per km with immediate effect.

Fuel price hike: Digvijaya Singh taunts govt, says 'achhe din aa gaye'

Taking a jibe at the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over its tall promises of bringing 'ache din' during the campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday taunted the Centre over the hike in fuel prices and wondered whether Finance Minister Arun Jaitley would reduce the Central Excise Duty to absorb the international price hike.

Kerala affected by 12-hour shutdown

Wednesday dawned in Kerala with the state observing a shutdown, the third so far this year, paralysing transport and life in villages and coastal areas. The 12-hour shutdown will end at 6 pm.

BJP allies in TN urge Centre to rollback fuel price hike

Two BJP allies in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday urged the NDA government to rollback the hike in fuel prices, saying it would impact the common man already reeling under the "burden" of rail fare hike, among others.

Dozens arrested as Nepalese protest fuel price rise

9. Nepalese students protesting at fuel price rises set a parked bus on fire and vandalised other vehicles Wednesday during a strike in the capital Kathmandu, leading police to make more than 60 arrests.

Demand in Lok Sabha for rollback of fuel price hike

The issue of rise in fuel prices reverberated in the Lok Sabha with several members blaming "poor economic policies" of the UPA government for frequent hikes.

Govt yet to take call on hiking fuel prices: Moily

Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Friday said the government is yet to take view on raising diesel, kerosene and LPG prices.

Police crackdown on protesters in Lanka: 1 dead

One person was killed while four
others injured as Lankan police fired on
fishermen protesting a fuel price increase.

Nigeria strike suspended after fuel price cut

The sudden removal of a fuel subsidy on January 1 more than doubled the pump price of petrol to 150 naira per litre from 65 naira.

Police clash with fuel protesters in Nigeria

Thousands of Nigerians demonstrated against the axing of fuel subsidies in Africa`s top oil producing nation.

Fuel price hike in national interest: Congress

Congress said hard decisions have
to be taken sometimes in national interest.

CPI slams govt for fuel price hike

CPI on Saturday slammed the hike in fuel prices and demanded its immediate roll back.

Hike in fuel prices unavoidable: Chidambaram

Describing the rise in prices of petroleum products as "unavoidable", Home Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said that oil companies continue to sell fuel products, except petrol, at subsidised rates.

Fuel price hike was necessary: Sonia Gandhi

Even as Parliament witnessed a
week-long logjam over price rise, Congress president Sonia
Gandhi has justified the hike in fuel prices saying it was

Left to begin movement against fuel price hike from Aug: CPI

The Left parties will begin a
countrywide agitation from next month against the Centre`s
"arrogance" in not accepting a demand for rollback of the hike
in fuel prices, CPI leader A B Bardhan said on Monday.

BJP stage dharnas in UP in protest against fuel price hike

BJP staged dharnas and burnt
effigies to protest against fuel price hike on the last day of
its three-day-long state-wide agitation on Saturday.

Govt postpones decision on fuel price hike

A high-power ministerial panel, met here Monday to take a decision on fuel price hike and the implementation of the Kirit Parikh recommendations, ended without reaching any conclusion.

Oppn to move cut motion on fuel price on April 27

Leaders of 13 parties will move a cut motion to seek roll back in the hike in prices of petrol, diesel.

Govt rules out fuel price hike rollback

Govt Wednesday ruled out any rollback of duty hike on petroleum products despite Opposition`s protest.

Will pressure Centre to roll back prices: DMK

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Wednesday said it would persuade the Centre to roll back the prices.