Friday, Sep 30, 2022

fuel price hike


Pakistan steeply hikes fuel prices to secure IMF funding

June 16, 2022 5:54 pm

The new petrol price has been fixed at Rs 233.89 per litre, HSD at Rs 263.31 per litre and kerosene oil at Rs 211.47 per litre.

Sri Lankan woman rickshaw driver has to queue 12 hours, or more, for fuel

May 31, 2022 12:21 pm

Angry at the widespread shortages of food, fuel, etc., and accusing the powerful Rajapaksa family of mishandling the economy, thousands of protesters have taken to the streets across Sri Lanka in recent months to stage mostly peaceful demonstrations.

Centre tormenting people, says Mamata Banerjee

May 08, 2022 4:58 am

The statement came in the wake of a hike of Rs 50 in the price of a domestic LPG cylinder. She also accused the Centre of conducting a "great Indian loot" by hiking the prices of other essential commodities besides petrol, diesel, LPG.

Calibrated, coordinated action is needed by Centre & states to address the issue of high fuel prices

April 30, 2022 9:44 am

Governments at both the central and state level could perhaps consider building in some counter-cyclicality in the taxes levied — cut taxes when prices are high, maintain stability when prices fall.

Mamata tells Centre to cut fuel, LPG prices; will not meet with PM in Delhi

April 29, 2022 4:24 am

On Wednesday, Banerjee had joined a chorus of opposition leaders, criticising the Prime Minister for asking the non-BJP ruled state governments to reduce VAT on the fuel prices.

'Hypocrisy': Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri targets Oppn-ruled states for steep air fares

April 28, 2022 5:28 pm

Union Minister Puri's remarks came a day after PM Modi accused the opposition-ruled states of not reducing Value Added Tax on petrol and diesel.

Daily Briefing: CMs hit back at PM Modi over hiked fuel prices; power outages increase amid low coal stocks, high demand

April 28, 2022 7:28 am

More than half of India’s population in the working-age group (15 years and older) is deciding to sit out of the job market, but also that this proportion of people is increasing, data show.

Sri Lankan court orders arrest of police officers over death of protester in shootout

April 27, 2022 7:42 pm

A 41-year-old father of two was killed and 13 others were injured on April 19 when police opened fire on residents of Rambukkana - some 90 kilometres northeast of Colombo, who were protesting against the fuel price hike.

PM flags high fuel prices in Opposition-ruled states, their CMs hit back at Centre

April 28, 2022 1:20 am

TMC leader and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee told reporters in Kolkata that the interaction with the Prime Minister was "completely one-sided and misleading". Opposition states, she said, get "step-motherly" treatment.

Backward, forsaken Parbhani now pays among highest for fuel in India

April 16, 2022 2:15 pm

The fuel prices are so high in the district because of its location. A fuel tanker from Parbhani covers almost 730 km in a round trip to the nearest fuel depot in Panewadi, near Manmad, in Nashik district.


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.