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As second wave shut states, fuel consumption down 25% since March

June 11, 2021 7:14 am

During the same period, figures compiled by transporters show, e-way bills generated to carry goods also fell by 45 per cent, mainly due to restrictions on movement of vehicles within states.

Fuel tank attacked, catches fire in southern Saudi Arabia

March 26, 2021 10:24 am

The kingdom has faced an increasing number of such assaults and the tempo hasn't slowed since it offered a cease-fire deal to the Houthis on Monday.

India's fuel demand posts first annual growth since February

November 13, 2020 4:38 pm

Fuel demand had snipped by 49 per cent in April after a nationwide lockdown, imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, shut industries and took most vehicles off road.

India's fuel demand dips most since April

September 10, 2020 6:26 pm

Petroleum product sales fell to 14.39 million tonnes in August, down 7.5 per cent over the previous month and about 16 per cent from a year earlier, data from the oil ministry's Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) showed.

Fuel demand dips 11.7% in July

August 12, 2020 4:45 pm

Fuel demand fell to 15.67 million tonnes in July, 11.7 per cent lower compared with 17.75 million tonnes consumption in the same month a year ago, and 3.5 per cent lower than the June sale of 16.24 million tonnes.

India's fuel demand recovery gathers pace in May; sales almost double compared to April

June 01, 2020 3:22 pm

Petrol sales in May declined by 36.5 per cent to 1.59 million tonne as compared to the year-ago period, but were up from 9,73,000 tonne sold in April. In April, petrol sales declined 61 per cent.

WPI inflation at 8-month low of 3.80 per cent in Dec on softening fuel, food prices

January 14, 2019 12:36 pm

According to the government data released Monday, deflation in food articles stood at 0.07 per cent in December, against 3.31 per cent in November.

Captain Amarinder Singh rules out VAT cut on fuel

October 16, 2018 5:12 am

Responding to a question that prices were much lesser in Chandigarh and Haryana, Amarinder said the government was watching the prices in the international market.

Maharashtra follows suit, slashes VAT on fuel

October 10, 2017 4:07 pm

The announcement comes on the day the Gujarat government became the first state to slash VAT on fuel.

Fuel prices will come down soon: Dharmendra Pradhan

September 24, 2017 1:44 am

When asked over the possibility of reduction in taxes on petroleum products to curb the fuel prices, Pradhan said taxes can’t be slashed as funds are necessary for infrastructure development and welfare schemes.