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Tuesday, October 27, 2020



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.

No plan to ban diesel cars in Delhi: Govt

December 09, 2014 8:46 pm

Indian vehicles are designed for optimum performance of emissions and fuel efficiency

Petrol price slashed by Rs 1.15 per litre,diesel rate hiked by 50 paise/litre

March 12, 2014 4:43 pm

The changes in fuel prices will be applicable with effect from Thursday midnight.

Era of 'Cheap rice' from Asia to come to an end: British think-tank

August 15, 2013 6:22 pm

Technological advances had driven down the price of rice exported from Asia in the early 1970s.