BJP buoyed by prediction of over 40 seats in Delhi polls: Reports

A survey conducted by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has shown that it will gain massively in the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, reports said.

Petrol price cut by Rs 2.41 per litre, diesel by Rs 2.25

State-owned oil companies slashed the prices of petrol and diesel from Friday midnight due to fall in international brent crude oil prices.Petrol price has been cut by Rs 2.41 a litre whereas the price of diesel has been slashed by Rs 2.25 per litre.

BJP credits Modi govt for reduction in petrol, diesel prices

BJP on Friday welcomed the reduction in petrol and diesel prices and hoped that it will help bring down inflation to make life easier for the common man.

Proposed strike of petrol dealers called off in Maharashtra

The proposed indefinite strike called by petrol dealers in Maharashtra from midnight has been called off after mediation by Vinod Tawade, BJP leader and leader of opposition in the state legislative council, according to a BJP release.

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.

BJP leader slams Congress government for hiking petrol price

Senior BJP leader and NDA government`s former union petroleum minister Ram Naik lashed out at the UPA government on Tuesday for hiking petrol and diesel prices twice in two days, adding that the government had "lost its sanity".

It`s like Tughlaq rule: Sharad Yadav on petrol issue

Opposing any move to shut petrol pumps during night, JD(U) on Monday hit out at the UPA government, saying its reign is akin to that of medieval Indian ruler Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq, known for his impractical schemes.

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."

Hike in petrol prices due to UPA`s wrong economic: BJP

BJP Tuesday hit out at the government for the recent hike in petrol prices.

Opposition disrupts Parliament on fuel price issue

Parliament failed to transact any business on Monday as the Opposition members created uproar over hike in fuel prices and demanded immediate rollback.

Anna supports `Bharat Bandh` against petrol price hike

Even as corruption and inflation have made life difficult for common man, the government`s decision to hike petrol prices has only added fuel to fire.

Petrol price may come down further in city after VAT waiver

The price of petrol which has come down to 71.16 per litre in the city could further decrease by 92 paisa.

Student killing: Hundreds join protest rally

Hundreds of people staged a public rally in Nagaland’s Zunheboto town protesting the killing of a student in the gunfight between two rival factions of NSCN in civilian area.

Bharat bandh: Mamata appeals to maintain normalcy

Mamata Banerjee, who had already hit the street protesting the hike in petrol price, on Wednesday appealed to the people to maintain normalcy during NDA-called 12-hour bandh over the issue.

Delhi govt warns auto unions against strike

Transport Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely said a majority of auto-rickshaw unions have conveyed to the government their decision not to participate in the strike.

EC rejects AP govt`s plea to permit petrol tax cut

The Election Commission is understood to have rejected Andhra Pradesh government`s plea to permit it to reduce sales tax on petrol by three per cent ahead of June 12 by-elections in the state.

Petrol price hike unjustified: Rajnath

Senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh said if the Union government abolishes all taxes on fuels, the oil prices would come down drastically.

Petrol hike: LDF, BJP observe hartal in Kerala

The dawn-to dusk hartal called separately by LDF and BJP in Kerala to protest the increase in petrol price partially affected normal life across the state today.