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After petrol, govt hints at diesel price reduction

After slashing petrol prices by up to Rs 2.50 a litre, the Government is working hard to deliver on its Lok Sabha poll promises and its eyes are now on diesel price reduction, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday.

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.

Petrol, diesel rates to go up in Goa from next month

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday announced that petrol and diesel rates would be hiked by Rs 2 and Re 1, respectively from August 1 in the state.

Akhilesh Yadav CM refuses to comment on diesel, petrol price hike

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday refused to comment on the effect of hike in prices of petrol and diesel and said the media should tell what type of days have come.

Not surprised by petrol-diesel prices hike: Nitish Kumar

Senior JD(U) leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday said he was not surprised at rise in prices of petrol and diesel besides, soaring rates of food items under Narendra Modi government which could not deliver on tall promises made so far.

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.

Samajwadi Party workers protest against fuel price hike

The youth wing of Samajwadi Party Tuesday held a protest against the fuel price hike announced yesterday by burying their vehicles in the sand and condemning the Narendra Modi led NDA government.

Jayalalithaa slams diesel price hike, demands roll back

Decrying the hike in diesel prices as "unjustified" action, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday demanded its roll back and withdrawal of powers granted to oil companies to regulate fuel prices.

Mamata criticises petrol price hike

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

`Call on hiking fuel price after Sonia Gandhi returns from US`

A decision on raising diesel prices by Rs 3-5 per litre, kerosene by Rs 2 and LPG by Rs 50 will be taken after UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi returns from US, top government officials said on Thursday.

BJP protests against petrol, diesel price hike in Jammu

BJP on Monday held a protest demonstration against the recent hike in prices of petrol and diesel and burnt an effigy of the UPA government in Jammu city.

Nitish`s effigy burnt over fuel surcharge on petrol

Protesting against imposition of Rs. 1.76 on petrol by the Bihar government, the RJD workers on Sunday burnt the effigy of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Patna.

Goa - where petrol is cheaper than diesel

After the Friday hike in fuel prices by the Central government, petrol is now cheaper than diesel in this western Indian state.

Petrol, liquor to become costlier in Bihar

The Bihar Cabinet took a decision to impose an additional 10 percent tax on petrol, Principal Secretary, Cabinet Coordination Committee Brajesh Mahrotra said.

Centre should abolish capital punishment: CPI

Demanding abolition of capital punishment, the CPI today said the four aides of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan who are on death row should be released as they have been in jail for 20 years.

Centre responsible for inflation: Akhilesh on fuel price hike

Expressing concern over the latest hike in prices of diesel and petrol, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday alleged that only the Centre was "responsible" for inflation.

TMC demands withdrawal of petrol, diesel price hike

Demanding immediate rollback of increase in prices of petrol and diesel, Trinamool Congress said UPA government should seek fresh mandate before burdening people with "such anti-people decisions."

Former Petroleum Min says BJP will protest fuel price hike

Former petroleum minister Ram Naik blamed "instability" in fuel prices on constant change of ministers in the ministry and said the BJP would take to the streets to protest the petroleum price hike.

DMK flays petrol price hike

Key UPA ally DMK on Saturday condemned the petrol price hike and demanded that government retain its control on pricing of petroleum products besides seeking a change in pricing policy.