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Explained: Why govt has raised excise duty cap on fuel amid coronavirus scare

March 24, 2020 4:32 pm

The change in the cap, as per the amendments in the Finance Bill passed in the Parliament Monday, will enable the government to raise duties on petrol and diesel by another Rs 8 per litre each.

US refiners warn Trump: Mexico tariffs could result in higher fuel prices

June 06, 2019 9:55 am

Mexico's oil is heavy and refiners need it to blend with lighter US oil to produce diesel fuel, gasoline and other products. Tariffs would drive up the cost of those imports - and Trump has said he would increase levies by 5 per cent monthly until they reach 25 per cent in October.

Maharashtra government collects 33% more taxes from petrol users this year

October 13, 2018 7:39 am

The Maharashtra government collected 33 per cent more taxes from petrol consumers in the first five months of this year compared to last year.

Fuel prices surge, petrol reaches Rs 82.03 per litre in national capital, Rs 87.50 in Mumbai

October 08, 2018 10:54 am

Fuel prices in Mumbai have already peaked compared to other metro cities, and cost Rs 87.50 and Rs 77.30 (which increased by Rs 0.21 and Rs. 0.31 per litre), respectively.

Punjab defers decision on slashing VAT on fuel

October 06, 2018 12:29 am

Sources said the government was buying time as the Congress high command was also getting the matter studied by experts.

Rs Five per litre petrol price cut in Maharashtra

October 05, 2018 5:33 am

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who announced the reduction in prices through his twitter handle, said: “This would give huge relief to common citizens. The net effect to the people in Maharashtra will be a reduced price of Rs 5 per litre (on petrol prices).”

Excise cut: Fuel prices still high but lowest in Chandigarh

October 05, 2018 3:05 am

Haryana slashes more by cutting VAT, rates still higher in Panchkula.

Mumbai: Transporters, truck drivers disappointed on fuel prices cut

October 05, 2018 2:32 am

Bal Malkit, core committee chairman of All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) said: “The reduction by the (Union) government in diesel and petrol prices is an eyewash.

Centre must cut fuel prices by Rs 10 per litre: Mamata Banerjee

October 05, 2018 12:43 am

The Mamata government had last month reduced petrol and diesel prices by Rs 1 per litre

Haryana cuts VAT on fuel prices, Punjab yet to decide

October 05, 2018 12:08 am

Punjab has the highest VAT on petrol in the northern region at 34.86 per cent and 16.62 per cent on diesel.


Express Eye for Detail Ep 5: Political war over Vijay Mallya, Kerala nun rape case and rising fuel prices

September 14, 2018 3:20 pm

Why are the Congress and the BJP fighting over Vijay Mallya? Is the Kerala nun's rape case the biggest blot on the church in India? And what did a Bharat bandh this week really achieve? Arun George answers the big questions of the week.

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.