CPI(M) motion on reduction of fuel prices a test for BJP in Rajya Sabha

A Statutory Motion moved by CPI(M) in the Rajya Sabha seeking reduction of fuel prices may test the real strength of ruling BJP in the Upper House soon after the just-ended stalemate over the Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti issue.

Egypt PM rejects public outrage against fuel price hike

Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab has rejected public outrage against the recent hike in fuel prices and asked them to accept the decision.

Oppn parties in J&K demand rollback of fuel prices

The opposition parties in Jammu and Kashmir today came out strongly against the "unprecedented" increase in petrol prices and demanded an immediate roll-back of the hike.

Unite against petrol price hike, says Bal Thackeray

Despite the UPA government hiking petrol prices 16 times in the last three years, people of the country elected the Congress, Bal Thackeray said.

Nepal govt decreases fuel prices after protests

The Nepal government on Thursday decided
to partially roll back prices of petroleum products.

Burning roadblocks at 2nd day of Nigeria strike

The strike started on Monday by labour unions upset over high fuel prices in Africa`s most populous nation.

Kerala Assembly begins with opposition walkout

The first session of the newly-elected Kerala Assembly began on a stormy note on Monday, with the opposition Left walking out after the Speaker disallowed their demand for a discussion on the recent hike in fuel prices.

Rising fuel prices hit lower income group most: Aamir

Aamir Khan says fuel price hikes mostly affect the people in the lower income group.

India must raise fuel prices: PMEAC

PMEAC said India needs to raise prices of subsidised fuels to achieve the budgeted fiscal deficit target of 4.6%.

Govt says will take more steps to contain inflation

Admitting that high prices of
food and fuel remain a concern, the government on Sunday said it
will seek to contain food inflation through measures for
improving productivity of various agriculture products.

Ruckus in Jharkhand house against additional fuel cess

RJD MLA Annapurna Devi said after the bill`s assent, prices on petrol and diesel would increase.

Roll back price hike of petroleum products: Kerala to Centre

The Kerala Assembly on Friday passed an unofficial resolution asking the Centre to roll back prices of petroleum products amid walkout by Opposition
Congress-led UDF demanding amendment in the resolution.

Govt decontrols petrol; hikes other fuel prices

In a major policy reform that will help the government improve its financial health but may stoke inflation, a ministerial panel Friday decided to decontrol petrol, and increase prices of diesel, kerosene and cooking gas.

Govt must have been constrained to hike fuel prices: Cong

Under attack from opposition and
key UPA ally Trinamool Congress for the move to hike petro
products, Congress on Friday said the government must have been
"constrained" to take the decision.

BJP demonstrates against impending hike in fuel prices

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a demonstration here on Monday against the impending hike in fuel prices.

Petrol, diesel rates to go up by Rs 0.50/litre from tonight

Petrol and diesel prices will go up by 50 paise a litre from tonight in 13 big cities, including Delhi and Mumbai, where cleaner Euro-IV grade fuel will be supplied from Thursday, a government official said.

No roll back in fuel prices, indicates Congress

The Congress on Wednesday indicated that
there will be no roll back in fuel prices and accused the
opposition of resorting to "political opportunism" on the
issue.

Trinamool’s appeal on rollback in people`s interest: Mamata

With Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh ruling out any rollback in petrol and diesel prices,
Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said her party made the
demand in the interest of common people.

UPA allies mount pressure on govt to roll back fuel price hike

After Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, another UPA ally DMK on Saturday demanded an immediate roll back of increase in petroleum prices.

TC opposes Parikh Commission recommendations

The TC ahs opposed
increase in the prices of LPG and and other petroleum products
recommended by an expert panel headed by former Planning
Commission member Kirti Parikh.