November 06, 2020 12:54 pm
Diesel consumption is a key indicator of economic activity and sales by the leading state-owned OMCs grew by 27.5% over diesel sales in September.
October 17, 2020 1:01 am
Petrol sales recovered to above pre-Covid levels in September.
April 01, 2020 5:22 pm
India will join the select league of nations using petrol and diesel containing just 10 parts per million of sulphur as it looks to cut vehicular emissions that are said to be one of the reasons for the choking pollution in major cities.
July 06, 2019 5:47 pm
Sitharaman on Friday raised excise duty and road and infrastructure cess on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre each to raise Rs 24,000-28,000 crore on an annual basis.
September 04, 2018 2:50 am
Since August 16, while petrol prices have risen by over Rs 2 per litre, diesel prices have increased by Rs 2.42 per litre. Both tourist cab and truck associations have protested in the past complaining they are facing losses due to fuel price hike.
July 07, 2018 9:54 am
Revenue from Centre’s taxes on petroleum products goes to states, welfare programmes.
April 25, 2018 5:51 am
In Mumbai, the price of diesel is more than what it costs in other cities. The fuel costs Rs 67.05 per litre in Bengaluru, in New Delhi, it costs Rs 65.75, in Bhopal, the price is Rs 69.38 a litre. In Kolkata, it costs Rs 68.63 per litre.
April 22, 2018 1:35 pm
The current rate of Rs 74.40 per litre is highest since September 2013 when the rates touched Rs 76.06. Meanwhile, diesel is at its record high.
June 26, 2017 11:07 am
Since June 16, prices of petrol and diesel are being revised every day; The Indian Express explains how the new mechanism works, what it aims to achieve, and how it has affected prices so far.
October 19, 2014 2:57 pm
Union Cabinet also approved new domestic gas pricing policy which will be effective from November 1.