February 22, 2021 8:36 pm
Shiv Sena said that PM Narendra Modi, as Gujarat CM, had called the Congress “lootaru” and had said that Congress should quit the government if it was not able to reduce fuel prices.
February 17, 2021 6:15 pm
Modi said his government is sensitive to concerns of the middle-class and so has focussed on raising share of ethanol mixing in petrol. He said the focus now is also towards using renewable sources of energy, which will by 2030 form 40 per cent of energy generated in the country.
February 14, 2021 8:33 am
Petrol price was increased by 30 paise per litre and diesel by 36 paise a litre, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.
November 22, 2020 12:36 am
This is the first revision in petrol prices since September 22. Diesel rates had not changed since October 2.
July 28, 2020 6:02 pm
Petrol Price Today: Separately, the survey also claimed that average Indian can buy 434 litres of petrol with their pay. This is based on the average salary of Rs 32,603
June 14, 2020 1:18 am
Congress leader Kapil Sibal claimed the government, instead of passing the benefit of lower crude prices to consumers, hiked the prices of petrol and diesel for the seventh straight day on June 13.
April 01, 2020 5:22 pm
India will join the select league of nations using petrol and diesel containing just 10 parts per million of sulphur as it looks to cut vehicular emissions that are said to be one of the reasons for the choking pollution in major cities.
October 24, 2019 1:26 am
The Centre said the move will lead to healthy competition as more private players, including foreign players, are expected to invest in retail fuel marketing and also bring in foreign capital.
July 06, 2019 5:47 pm
Sitharaman on Friday raised excise duty and road and infrastructure cess on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre each to raise Rs 24,000-28,000 crore on an annual basis.
January 04, 2019 10:32 pm
Despite the revision, the retail price of petrol and diesel in Karnataka are lower compared to neighbouring states, considering the base price of the fuels as on January 1, 2019, it claimed.