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Will rising fuel prices bring worries for the Modi government?

Analysts also believe that if crude oil prices go beyond $70 per barrel, the government may find even more difficult.

Jan 16, 2018, 10:01 AM IST

Diesel prices at record Rs 61.74/L, Petrol crosses Rs 71/L

The rally in oil prices has renewed calls to the government to cut excise duty to cushion burden on common man.

Jan 15, 2018, 17:16 PM IST

No diesel price hike soon: Jaipal Reddy

The government Monday said it is not in favour of hiking diesel price in the immediate future even as the current retail rate is nearly Rs 12 per litre lower than its actual cost.

Oct 15, 2012, 20:48 PM IST

No further hike in diesel, cooking fuel prices: Govt

The government Tuesday ruled out any further increase in diesel and cooking fuel prices even though the current retail rates are lower than their cost of production.

Oct 09, 2012, 19:32 PM IST

BJP should listen to Shourie`s `good advice`: Kapil Sibal

Union Minister Kapil Sibal welcomed BJP leader Arun Shourie`s remarks backing the hike in diesel prices.

Sep 24, 2012, 19:50 PM IST

Oil PSUs to lose Rs 178,491 crore despite diesel price hike

A steep Rs 5.63 per litre hike in diesel prices notwithstanding, state-owned fuel retailers are likely to end the fiscal with a staggering Rs 178,491 crore of revenue loss on selling diesel and cooking fuels below cost.

Sep 20, 2012, 19:14 PM IST

Moody's cautions govt against roll back of diesel price hike

Cautioning the government against roll back of diesel price hike, credit rating agency Moody's Thursday said that any such step would limit its subsidy reduction plan.

Sep 20, 2012, 18:32 PM IST

Bandh evokes mixed response in Tamil Nadu

No untoward incident was reported so far from across the state and the protest was so far peaceful, police said.

Sep 20, 2012, 11:09 AM IST

Diesel price hike to impact Coal India by Rs 600 cr a year: Rao

The hike in diesel prices will put an additional burden of Rs 600 crore per annum on Coal India Ltd in the production of coal, a top company official said on Tuesday.

Sep 18, 2012, 18:46 PM IST

Govt conspiring with petrol `mafia`: BJP on diesel price hike

BJP described the hike in diesel prices as a cruel joke and "mortal blow" on the common man and farmers.

Sep 13, 2012, 22:56 PM IST

Diesel price hiked by Rs 5/litre, cap on LPG cylinder supply

Biting the bullet, the government Thursday night raised the diesel price by a steep Rs 5 per litre and capped the number of subsidised cooking gas cylinder to six per household a year.

Sep 13, 2012, 20:20 PM IST

Hike diesel price or face situation like grid collapse: Montek

State-owned oil firms sell the fuel at a loss of about Rs 13.65 a litre while they lose Rs 231 on sale of every 14.2-kg LPG cylinder for domestic consumption. Besides, they are losing Rs 29.97 per litre on kerosene.

Aug 03, 2012, 18:25 PM IST