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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
July 07, 2014 7:05 pm
The protest was against hike in rail fares, food prices and other essential commodities.