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Petrol crosses Rs 85 mark for first time in Delhi, nears Rs 92 in Mumbai

January 19, 2021 2:39 pm

Petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 25 paise per litre each, according to a price notification from oil marketing companies.

Explained: Why have petrol prices hit a record high?

January 07, 2021 2:28 pm

Petrol price in the national capital hit an all-time high of Rs 84.2 per litre on Thursday. Why are prices higher despite lower crude oil prices?

Petrol price at all-time high, diesel crosses Rs 81 in Mumbai

January 07, 2021 11:14 am

Petrol price today: In Delhi, petrol now costs Rs 84.20 per litre and diesel is priced at Rs 74.38. In Mumbai, petrol comes for Rs 90.83 a litre and diesel for Rs 81.07. This is the highest ever price of petrol in Delhi, while diesel is at record high in Mumbai.

Diesel consumption still below pre-Covid levels, petrol sales up

January 05, 2021 1:14 am

A nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19 in March and restrictions on the movement of people and goods in subsequent months led to a sharp decline in the consumption of petroleum products across the country.

Petrol price crosses Rs 82-mark, diesel above Rs 72 a litre

November 28, 2020 1:52 pm

Petrol price in Delhi rose to Rs 82.13 per litre from Rs 81.89, according to a price notification from oil marketing companies. Diesel rates went up from Rs 71.86 to Rs 72.13 per litre.

India's fuel demand posts first annual growth since February

November 13, 2020 4:38 pm

Fuel demand had snipped by 49 per cent in April after a nationwide lockdown, imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, shut industries and took most vehicles off road.

Explained: Why are diesel sales finally growing since lockdown?

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.

Petrol demand returns to pre-COVID-19 levels, diesel sales inching up

October 01, 2020 5:32 pm

This is the first time that petrol sales in the world's third-largest oil importer have risen since the March 25 nationwide lockdown crippled economic activity and sent demand plummeting.

Petrol sales up in September, 1st time since lockdown

September 18, 2020 12:44 am

Petrol sales for the first 16 days of September stood at 1,041.4 thousand metric tonnes (TMT), up from 1,024.5 TMT in the year-ago period.

India's fuel demand dips most since April

September 10, 2020 6:26 pm

Petroleum product sales fell to 14.39 million tonnes in August, down 7.5 per cent over the previous month and about 16 per cent from a year earlier, data from the oil ministry's Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) showed.


Fuel prices at an all-time high: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

How the government is explaining the rise in petrol and diesel prices. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

Delhi HC reserves order on Odd-Even for Monday

January 08, 2016 10:45 am

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Delhi High Court (HC) on Friday reserved their order on the extension of the Odd-even formula for a week after lawyer R. K. Kapoor presented the loopholes of the formula and said it has failed to control the city's pollution. He further emphasised that the formula has only been limited to petrol cars which do not contribute to pollution as much as the exempted diesel cars and trucks, which generate maximum pollution.