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Fuel prices witness sharp rise, continue upward trend for fifth straight day

The rise in prices comes amidst the revision of global crude oil prices owing to a possible stifling of supply in the near future.

Jan 21, 2019, 11:06 AM IST

Petrol touches Rs 70-mark for the first time in 2019 after marginal hike

With the latest hike, the prices of petrol and diesel in the national capital stand at Rs 70.13 per litre and Rs 64.18 per litre, respectively.

Jan 14, 2019, 08:45 AM IST

Amid rising fuel prices, all petrol pumps in Delhi to remain shut on October 22

All 400-odd petrol pumps in the national capital will remain closed on October 22 in protest against the Delhi government's refusal to cut VAT on petrol and diesel.

Oct 15, 2018, 21:46 PM IST

Government won't go back to regulating fuel prices, says Jaitley on oil firms' concern

The government on Saturday sought to assure investors that it would not go back to regulating fuel prices, a day after oil company shares tumbled on concerns about a return to a regime that has hurt their profits in the past.

Oct 06, 2018, 17:47 PM IST

Hike in fuel prices continues; petrol at Rs 83.85 in Delhi, Rs 91.20 in Mumbai

Petrol is being sold at Rs 83.85 per litre and diesel is being retailed at Rs 75.25 per litre in the national capital.

Oct 02, 2018, 09:40 AM IST

Cheaper to buy petrol in Pakistan, Bangladesh than India: Sidhu attacks BJP government

Hitting out at the Modi government, Sidhu said that they are adding taxes and giving all the benefits to the fuel companies.

Oct 01, 2018, 23:25 PM IST

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

Northern states agree to fix uniform tax rates on fuel

Besides, the states also agreed to bring uniformity in taxes on liquor and registration of vehicles and transport permit, according to an official release.

Sep 26, 2018, 09:51 AM IST

Auto-rickshaw driver not manhandled for enquiring about fuel price hike: TN BJP chief Tamilisai Soundararajan

An auto-rickshaw driver was allegedly pushed and hit by some BJP workers for asking tough questions on the rising fuel prices in Chennai on Monday.

Sep 19, 2018, 11:21 AM IST

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan requests Odisha CM to reduce VAT on petrol, diesel

Fuel prices are the steepest in Maharashtra and the lowest in Andaman and Nicobar.

Sep 17, 2018, 16:13 PM IST

Man in Tamil Nadu gets 5 litre petrol as wedding gift from friends

Friends of a man who got married in Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu presented him with five litres of petrol, the price of which has skyrocketed, as a 'wedding gift.'

Sep 17, 2018, 08:53 AM IST

I am a common man who became minister: Ramdas Athawale clarifies remark on fuel price hike

Union minister Ramdas Athawale has clarified his remark on rising prices of petrol and diesel, saying he did not intend to hurt sentiments of people.

Sep 16, 2018, 14:48 PM IST

Not suffering from fuel price hike as I am a minister, says Ramdas Athawale

It’s understandable that people are suffering from rising fuel prices and it’s the duty of the government to reduce them, said the Union minister.

Sep 16, 2018, 07:01 AM IST

Mayawati bowls a doosra on fuel price hike, targets both UPA and BJP

Questions are being raised about Mayawati's plans even as Congress looks to put forth a united opposition against BJP ahead of elections next year.

Sep 13, 2018, 18:44 PM IST

Fuel prices remain unchecked, PM Modi responsible for present state of darkness: Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM chief has attacked the Modi govt for failing to control the fuel price hike. 

Sep 13, 2018, 16:31 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi likely to hold key Cabinet meet on rising prices of petrol and diesel

The Congress-led Opposition had observed a Bharat Bandh on September 10 on rising fuel prices.  

Sep 12, 2018, 21:20 PM IST

Petrol touches Rs 90.11 in Maharashtra's Parbhani

On the 15th day of consecutive hikes, petrol prices increased on Tuesday by Rs 0.14 and diesel by Rs 0.15.

Sep 11, 2018, 15:00 PM IST

Truth of hike: Congress takes a dig at BJP, 'fixes' graphic on percentage increase in fuel prices

The prices of both petrol and diesel have been at their record high levels for around a week now, with the petrol price crossing the Rs 80 per litre mark on Saturday.

Sep 10, 2018, 22:59 PM IST

Bharat Bandh: Violence in several states, petrol pumps vandalised, rail tracks blocked

Several opposition parties, led by Congress, have called for a 'Bharat Bandh' on Monday to protest against the rising fuel prices across the country. 

Sep 10, 2018, 12:09 PM IST