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.

Mamata criticises petrol price hike

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today criticised yet another hike in petrol prices.

Petroleum price hike: Withdraw price fixing authority from OMCs, says Jaya

Demanding an immediate roll back of "steep" fuel price hike, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa urged the Centre to withdraw the authority given to oil marketing companies to fix fuel prices.

UPA dead, economy on red alert: Mamata Banerjee

"Economy on red alert. UPA is dead", West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said in her Facebook post, expressing concern over the economic situation in the country and hike in price of petrol and diesel.

Petrol price hike unjust, says Jayalalithaa

Jayalalithaa on Sunday termed as "unjust" the frequent hike in petrol prices and accused the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) of being profit-oriented.

Solve natural gas pricing issue: Karuna to Centre

A day after the Union Cabinet approved doubling of natural gas price, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Saturday urged the Centre to find an alternative way to solve the issue, instead of hiking the prices.

Jaya slams Centre on Rupee depreciation issue

Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa slammed the Centre on the issue of rupee depreciation and said the latest petrol price hike spurred by the weak currency showed Congress-led UPA`s "administrative incompetence and incapability."

Petrol price hike due to "wrong" economic policies: BJP

BJP said the fresh hike in petrol prices is a result of "wrong" economic policies pursued by Congress-led UPA government over the last nine years.

Jaya demands change in pricing of petro products

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today blamed the Centre`s "wrong" economic policies for the spiralling prices of essential commodities and said there is an immediate need for change in pricing of petro products.

UPA pushing the people into another crisis: Jaya

Tamil Nadu CM on Friday said that the Congress-led UPA was pushing people into another crisis and `untold miseries` with today`s petrol price hike.

Nitish criticises petrol price hike

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday criticised the hike in petrol prices and said the UPA government at the Centre is working at the `mercy of God`.

Mamata slams petrol price hike, demands rollback

TMC chief Mamata Banerjee slammed the latest hike of petrol price "without consulting allies" and demanded its immediate rollback.

BJP starts agitation against price rise

The main opposition BJP will on Thursday launch its nationwide agitation against spiraling inflation and the recent hike in petrol prices.

Petrol price hike a bitter medicine: Chidambaram

Home Minister P Chidambaram justified the increase saying supply of petrol and diesel could be affected if oil companies did not increase the price.

Badal demands complete rollback

Demanding total rollback of the hike in petrol prices,Parkash Singh Badal said the cut in the price of the fuel by Rs two was merely an "eyewash".

BJP to accept nothing less than total rollback in

Describing the petrol price roll back as a "fraud" with the people, BJP said nothing less than a total rollback was acceptable.

Naveen demands complete roll back

Dismissing the Rs two per litre cut in petrol price as `meaningless`,Naveen Patnaik demanded complete rollback of the hike effected recently.

BJP to launch countrywide stir from June 7

BJP announced it will hold a fortnight-long agitation across the country from June 7 to protest steep hike in petrol prices.

Bandh: Cong hits out at opposition for violence

Congress hit out at the Opposition parties over the nationwide bandh against petrol price hike saying violence during the protests put a question mark on their intent and seriousness behind the move.

Bandh evokes good response in Uttar Pradesh

The bandh called by NDA, Left and Samajwadi Party to protest petrol price hike evoked good response in Uttar Pradesh with business establishments remaining closed in most parts of the state.