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Petrol breaches Rs 91 mark in Mumbai after fresh hike in fuel prices

Prices of fuel witnessed yet another hike on Monday as the price of petrol went up by 24 paise and that of diesel increased by 30 paise in the national capital.

Oct 01, 2018, 08:01 AM IST

No relief for common man as petrol, diesel prices touch new highs

The rise fuel prices continued unabated on Saturday as both petrol and diesel prices touched fresh highs in metros like Delhi and Mumbai.

Sep 29, 2018, 07:15 AM IST

Yehi hai acche din: Shiv Sena puts up posters highlighting hike in fuel prices

In Mumbai, the prices of petrol and diesel on Sunday are Rs 87.89 per litre diesel Rs 77.09 per litre respectively.

Sep 09, 2018, 09:34 AM IST

Petrol, diesel prices at new high; government hopes it is temporary

With petrol and diesel prices going up by almost a rupee per litre within a fortnight, the government on Wednesday hoped that the rally in global rates was temporary and would decline soon.

Aug 29, 2018, 20:04 PM IST

Petrol prices cut by Rs 2, diesel prices by Rs 1.46 in last 14 days

India's fuel demand rose by 3.8 percent in May as frequent price increases dented auto fuel consumption.

Jun 13, 2018, 12:04 PM IST

In sharpest dip, petrol and diesel prices fall for 11th consecutive day

Fuel prices across the country remain at record-high levels but Saturday saw a big 40 paise and 30 paise cuts for petrol and diesel rates per litre, respectively.

Jun 09, 2018, 11:11 AM IST

Petrol, diesel prices see biggest cut in last 10 days

The central government levies Rs 19.48 a litre of excise duty on petrol and Rs 15.33 per litre on diesel.

Jun 08, 2018, 10:39 AM IST

Petrol and diesel prices: Another day, another paltry reduction

Fuel prices were reduced for the eighth consecutive day on Wednesday.

Jun 06, 2018, 10:05 AM IST

Tale of two fuels: The irony of rapid rise and trickling fall in prices of petrol and diesel

Petrol and diesel prices have seen negligible cut in last one week.

Jun 05, 2018, 10:56 AM IST

Must move to 'alternative' fuels to tackle petrol and diesel price hike: Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari assured that the Centre is making efforts to find long-term solutions to tackle the increase in petrol and diesel prices.

Jun 02, 2018, 06:14 AM IST

Petrol and diesel prices hiked yet again

With the latest hike, petrol price touched Rs 78.43 per litre in Delhi and Rs 86.24 per litre in Mumbai.

May 29, 2018, 07:46 AM IST

More pain in future? Analysts claim crude oil to touch $100/barrel by 2019

Petrol and diesel have surged on the back of rallying international markets for crude oil, which are at an all time high.

May 23, 2018, 12:05 PM IST

ONGC, OIL face risk of subsidy sharing: Moody's

ONGC and OIL, it said, have not contributed to fuel subsidies since June 2015, but have in previous years paid for over 40 per cent of the country's annual subsidy bill.

May 22, 2018, 17:44 PM IST

Petrol, diesel prices touch all-time high as oil companies hike rates

Petrol price on Sunday increased by 33 paisa a litre in Delhi - the highest since the daily price revision came into force in mid-June 2017.

May 20, 2018, 12:45 PM IST

Petrol, diesel prices may be hiked by Rs 4 per litre

The increase is based on assumption that global price of diesel and petrol and Rupee-US Dollar exchange rate remain stable hereon.

May 17, 2018, 15:35 PM IST

Key principle of Modinomics - fool as many people as you can: Rahul Gandhi on fuel price hike

After a 19-day pre-Karnataka poll hiatus, petrol price was on Monday hiked by 17 paise a litre and diesel by 21 paise.

May 14, 2018, 16:58 PM IST

Oil PSUs freeze petrol, diesel prices ahead of Karnataka polls

Daily price notification issued by oil firms showed static petrol and diesel price since April 24.

May 01, 2018, 14:37 PM IST

Petrol, diesel should be under GST ambit, ball in Finance Ministry court: Dharmendra Pradhan

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday reiterated that his ministry wants petrol and diesel to be brought under the domain of Goods and Services Tax (GST). Speaking to Zee media about petrol price reaching 4-year high and diesel touching all-time high, Pradhan blamed the increase in crude oil price.

Apr 05, 2018, 18:02 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi trolls PM Modi over fuel price hike, with a video featuring Salman Khan

The latest ammunition for Congress president Rahul Gandhi to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the hike in petrol and diesel prices. Taking to Twitter, the Congress chief attacked PM Modi, saying the poor and the middle class “bear the brunt of rising fuel prices”.

Apr 04, 2018, 16:37 PM IST

Petrol, diesel prices hit fresh record highs but government rules out excise duty cut

Petrol in the national capital now costs Rs 73.95 a litre and diesel is priced at Rs 64.69.

Apr 03, 2018, 10:15 AM IST