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Petrol price cut by Rs 3 per litre, steepest reduction in 5 years

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 10:59

The fourth reduction in rates since March means that petrol in Delhi will cost Rs 63.09 a litre with effect from midnight tonight as against Rs 66.09 per litre currently.

Diesel price for bulk consumers hiked by Re 1 per litre

Last Updated: Saturday, March 02, 2013, 17:47

Neither the retail prices of diesel sold through petrol pumps nor rates for subsidised LPG cylinders have been changed.

Petrol price hiked by 35 paise per litre

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 23:11

This is the first revision in rates of petrol, which was deregulated by the government, since November.

No oil price hike, for now: Jaipal Reddy

Last Updated: Friday, September 07, 2012, 11:56

Union Petroleum Minister S Jaipal Reddy on Friday put rest to all speculation on an impending hike in prices of petroleum products like petrol, diesel and LPG.

Petrol costlier in India than US, Pak and Lanka

Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012, 17:24

Petrol in the national capital costs Rs 68.46 per litre as compared to Rs 53.32 a litre in Pakistan, Rs 61.56 in Sri Lanka and Rs 62.25 in Bangladesh.

No hike in petrol price; govt on 'image make-over'

Last Updated: Monday, January 02, 2012, 09:02

Petrol prices will not be raised this fortnight as state-owned oil firms apparently could not get political clearance for the over Rs 2 per litre hike in rates needed to achieve parity with the imported cost on account of the weakening rupee.

Petrol costs more in India than US, but diesel less: RPN Singh

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 16:54

Petrol costs more in India than the United States of America (USA) because of higher taxes, but diesel is priced lower than the US, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas R P N Singh said Tuesday.

Hike in petrol prices will check inflation in long-term: Anant

Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2011, 21:27

India's Chief Statistician TCA Anant Friday supported the rise in price of petrol saying it would help in checking inflation in long-term.

Petrol in India costlier than US, Pakistan: R P N Singh

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 23, 2011, 16:08

Petrol prices in India are costlier than the US but cheaper than European countries, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas R P N Singh said Tuesday.