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Petrol price breaches Rs 70-mark, diesel crosses Rs 64

In Delhi, petrol now costs Rs 70.13 a litre and diesel is priced at Rs 64.18. This is the fifth consecutive day of increase in rates and sixth hike this month.

Petrol price dips below Rs 70, lowest in 2018; diesel cheapest since March

This was also the first time since January that petrol prices fell below the Rs 70-litre mark, according to data on the Indian Oil Corp' website. The previous low of petrol price in the national capital for 2018 was Rs 69.97 recorded on January 4.


Petrol costs Rs 34 per litre before tax, dealer commission in NCR

Giving details of the prices of petroleum products as on December 19 in a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla said the incidence of taxes and dealers commissions work out to be 96.9 per cent in case of petrol and 60.3 per cent for diesel.

India's fuel demand rises 4 per cent in October

Petrol price had touched an all-time high of Rs 84 a litre in Delhi on October 4 but has since declined to Rs 77.28 per litre on Thursday. Diesel, which had touched a record high of Rs 75.45, is now priced at Rs 72.09 per litre in Delhi.

Oil companies cut prices of petrol, diesel on softer crude

Brent crude, the global benchmark, was down 94 cents at $79.11 a barrel late on Thursday. It has dropped by more than $7 from a high of $86.74 reached on October 3 amid rising US crude inventories, Saudi-US tension and falling Iranian exports.

Aviation turbine fuel price cut by 2.6 per cent; to cost less than petrol, diesel

When the GST was introduced on July 1 last year, five commodities -- crude oil, natural gas, petrol, diesel, and aviation turbine fuel (ATF) -- were kept out of its purview for the time being.


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

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.

SBI report: ‘States have room to cut petrol prices by Rs 5.75, diesel Rs 3.75’

"States have gained an additional Rs 37,426 crore due to the implementation of GST and hike in crude oil prices."

Petrol price hike: Kerala govt cuts fuel prices by Re 1 with effect from June 1

Petrol price hike: Kerala government announced it will cut fuel prices by Re 1 with effect from Friday. Today, OMCs reduced petrol and diesel prices by 1 paisa.

Petrol price cut by 1 paisa: IOCL goofs up, cuts prices by 60 paise, then revises

Petrol price cut: Indian Oil Corporation today cut the price of petrol and diesel by 60 paise but soon revised it to reflect a 1 paise cut. The current price of petrol is at Rs 78.42/litre in Delhi and Rs 86.23/litre in Mumbai while diesel stood at Rs 69.30/litre in Delhi and Rs 73.78/litre in Mumbai. 

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Petrol pumps remain shut in Kerala

Kochi, Mar 01 (ANI): Kerala petrol pump owners have gone on an indefinite strike all over the state, demanding renewal of their licenses. The strike, called by the All Kerala Federation of Petroleum Traders has come up following oil companies’ stance of not renewing the licenses of petrol pumps.


Delhi HC reserves order on Odd-Even for Monday

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Delhi High Court (HC) on Friday reserved their order on the extension of the Odd-even formula for a week after lawyer R. K. Kapoor presented the loopholes of the formula and said it has failed to control the city's pollution. He further emphasised that the formula has only been limited to petrol cars which do not contribute to pollution as much as the exempted diesel cars and trucks, which generate maximum pollution.