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Fuel price hike ahead of kharif sowing riles farmers in Punjab

May 07, 2020 10:55 pm

Gurmeet Monty Sehgal, the spokesperson of Petrol Pump Dealers Association Punjab, said that only the sale of fuel that is taking place is in rural areas because of the opening of the farming activities while there is no sale in the urban areas.

Petrol, diesel prices in your city: Here's how much you need to pay

May 05, 2020 3:09 pm

Petrol, Diesel Price Today: Petrol and diesel prices do not come under the purview of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), therefore the price of the key auto fuels differ from place to place. We take a look at the prices of petrol and diesel in India's key cities on Tuesday.

Diesel price surges Rs 7.10 a litre in Delhi, petrol gets dearer by Rs 1.67 as state govt raises VAT

May 05, 2020 2:10 pm

Petrol, Diesel Price Today: After remaining stable for nearly 50 days, diesel price surged by Rs 7.10 per litre in Delhi while the price of petrol climbed Rs 1.67 a litre on Tuesday.

Petrol, diesel demand to pick up as govt allows trucks to ply, some industries to resume ops

April 15, 2020 5:09 pm

Petrol and diesel sales had fallen by over 66 per cent and aviation turbine fuel (ATF) consumption collapsed by 90 per cent as the unprecedented nationwide lockdown shut factories, stopped road and rail transportation and suspended flights.

Petrol sales shrink 15.5%, diesel 24% in March as lockdown wipes demand

April 06, 2020 5:43 pm

Petrol sales dropped to 1.859 million tonnes in March from 2.2 million tonnes sold in the same month in 2019, according to provisional industry demand numbers.

India switches to world's cleanest petrol, diesel with no increase in prices

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.

Excise duty on petrol, diesel hiked by Rs 3/litre

March 15, 2020 7:36 am

The increase is expected to push up petrol and diesel prices, which have fallen by about Rs 2 per litre each since late February. Post the hike, the total excise duty on petrol has risen to Rs 22.98 per litre and that on diesel has risen to Rs 18.83 per litre.

Explained: Why petrol, diesel will be cost more from April 1

March 03, 2020 8:54 am

The more stringent the BS norm, lower is the tolerance for pollutants in automobile tailpipe emissions. In effect, as India moves up the BS scale, automobiles become cleaner and greener.

Ready for BS-VI fuel supply, prices to go up marginally from Apr 1: IOC

February 28, 2020 5:15 pm

The largest oil supplier has spent over Rs 17,000 crore to upgrade its refineries to produce the low-sulphur diesel and petrol, the company's chairman Sanjiv Singh told reporters here.

Explained: Why India's diesel demand is contracting, and what this means

December 05, 2019 7:13 am

A breakdown of diesel fuel usage by industry for 2018/19 is not available. But a government website showed that transportation accounted for about 86 per cent of total use in 2017/18.


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

September 03, 2018 10:21 am

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.