Hike in petroleum products price led to rise in food cost: WB govt

The Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal today blamed the Centre for "huge" rise in prices of food items and other essentials, and claimed that hike in prices of petroleum products has led to the situation.

Continuing losses may compel govt to close welfare schemes: Salman Khurshid

Government wants to completely end subsidy on petroleum products, Union minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday said.

Kerala to streamline distribution of LPG, petroleum products

The Kerala government is planning to streamline distribution of LPG and other petroleum products in the state in the wake of last week`s tanker explosion at Kannur that has so far claimed 19 lives.

Opposition parties, allies protest fuel hike

The steep hike in the prices of
petroleum products triggered countrywide protests.