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'Taxing the poor': Opposition raises fuel price hike issue in Lok Sabha

March 23, 2021 5:30 pm

While Congress raised the issue of rising economic inequality in the country and fuel prices, Shiv Sena said farmers’ income would never double if fuel prices kept increasing.

Fuel consumption in February: Diesel slides 8.6%, petrol falls marginally

March 02, 2021 3:59 am

Petrol consumption declined year-on-year for the first time since August, with prices of both petrol and diesel hiked by about Rs 5 per litre last month.

Police detain JKPCC chief, several party workers protesting against rising fuel prices

February 28, 2021 5:32 pm

The police acted after G A Mir along with senior party colleagues and former ministers Raman Bhalla and Yogesh Sawhney tried to take out a rally against the price hike of essential commodities, especially petrol, diesel and LPG at Janipur locality of the city, the officials said.

Watch: Shashi Tharoor pulls autorickshaw with rope to protest soaring fuel prices

February 26, 2021 4:40 pm

In several parts of the country, petrol prices have either touched or are nearing a record high of Rs 100 per litre.

Speak up on fuel prices, PCC chief warns Akshay and Bachchan

February 19, 2021 1:15 am

The life of common people had been badly affected due to the hike in petrol, diesel and cooking gas prices, Patole said. "We pay to watch Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar films. They should now stand up against the Central government's anti-national policies."

Congress organises protest march against fuel price hike in Kolkata

February 17, 2021 7:06 pm

The price of branded petrol has breached the Rs 100 mark in some parts of the country.

Odisha Congress worker dresses like Modi, asks people whether fuel prices have come down

February 15, 2021 5:16 pm

The protest was witnessed in Umerkote town in Nabarangpur district during the Congress's six-hour state-wide bandh against fuel price rise.

Diesel price scales new high in Delhi after 25 paise increase

July 07, 2020 3:14 pm

Diesel price on Tuesday was increased by 25 paise per litre, according to a price notification of state-owned oil marketing companies. This took the retail selling price of diesel to Rs 80.78 per litre in the national capital - the highest ever.

AAP protests against fuel price hike

July 05, 2020 11:46 pm

As of Sunday, the price of diesel in Pune stood at Rs 77.50 per litre while Petrol was being sold at Rs 87 per litre. An AAP leader said the Covid-19 pandemic has left very little money in the hands of the general public.

Maharashtra: Cong protests fuel price hike, demands immediate rollback

June 30, 2020 3:07 am

Demanding an immediate roll back of the fuel hike, state Congress president and Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat, who participated in the protest in Pune, termed the fuel hike “loot of public money”.


Today in pics: Budget Session begins amid protest over price rise

July 07, 2014 7:05 pm

The protest was against hike in rail fares, food prices and other essential commodities.