The week-long price pause comes after fuel prices increased on 41 days and remained unchanged on 44 days since May 1.
You May not have realised it, but your fuel bill silently increased by about 10 per cent in the past two months during the peak of the second Covid wave that disrupted millions of lives in the country.
Similarly, the price of the fuel in the other key metros also continued the upward trend with petrol being sold at Rs 99.49 per litre in Chennai.
Global cues pushed fuel prices to increase again across the country on Saturday, adding more misery for the common man already grappling with rising food prices amidst shrinking income.
Fuel prices increased again across the country on Tuesday adding more misery for the common man already grappling with rising food prices amid shrinking income.
Fuel prices increased again across the country on Wednesday adding more misery for the common man already grappling with rising food prices amidst shrinking income.
The Odisha unit of Congress party today staged symbolic demonstration in front of various filling stations across the State as part of party’s call for nationwide protests over the steep hike in the price of petrol and diesel.
BJP spokesperson Satyabrat Panda said, “The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the economy. But blaming the Centre only for petrol and diesel price hike is not justified as the State government is also collecting revenue from petroleum products which have been kept out of GST purview.”
Fuel price rise in the country continued on Monday with oil marketing companies (OMCs) increasing the pump rate of both petrol and diesel for the second consecutive day.
After hitting new highs a day earlier, fuel prices rose once again on Tuesday taking petrol rates to cross Rs 100 per litre mark in several cities across the country.
New Delhi: Considering the sharp hike in prices of petrol and diesel, Union Minister of State for Finance, Anurag Thakur, on Monday suggested the states to think about reducing taxes on petroleum products. In reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Thakur said the Central government is ready to consider the idea of reducing […]
Bhubaneswar: The bus fares across categories were hiked in Odisha on Thursday. The fare revision is mainly attributed to the steep increase in the prices of petrol and diesel. As per an official notification, passengers will now have to pay Rs 85 paise per km against 80 paise per km for travelling in ordinary buses. […]
New Delhi: Even as filling-up a full tank of petrol is fast becoming a pipe dream for many, the alternative as well as futuristic electric powered vehicles seem to offer better running price realisation. However, caveats apply, especially when the charging time and state-wise electric unit price is applied. The calculation takes into account the […]
New Delhi: Petrol prices with additives has crossed broken the psychological Rs 100 per litre mark in different parts of the country as oil marketing companies continue with their daily price hike for auto fuels in wake of heated up global oil market. Indian Oil Corporation’s (IOCs), Xtra Premium Petrol, which a superior version of […]
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman started presenting the Union Budget 2021 in Parliament from 11 am on Monday. During the budget proposal, the government has proposed agri cess of Rs 2.5/ litre on petrol, Rs 4 on diesel. While many interpreted it as a fuel price hike and petrol getting expensive, Finance Minister later clarified that there […]
New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices witnessed the steepest single-day hike in several months on the Republic Day on Tuesday as oil marketing companies raised the prices of the two auto fuels by 35 paise per litre. With the latest increase, petrol is available at a record high of Rs 86.05 a litre in Delhi […]
Bhubaneswar: Commuters will now have to cough up more while travelling in bus as the Odisha government on Monday increased the passenger bus fares with effective from immediate effect. The bus fares have been revised after a gap of almost five months in the State. The last changes in fares were made on 1 July […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha government announced to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel, Odisha Congress termed it as a double whammy for people who are already facing problems due to Covid-19 lockdown. Terming the petrol, diesel price hike as unfair, the Odisha PCC chief Niranjan Patnaik said, “Both Centre and Odisha […]
New Delhi: The government on Tuesday evening hiked excise duty by a record Rs 10 per litre on petrol and Rs 13 per litre on diesel to garner Rs 1.6 lakh crore additional revenue as it repeated its time-tested formula of not passing on gains arising from a slump in international oil prices. Retail prices […]
New Delhi: Amid Coronavirus impact, the prices of petrol and diesel may increase further as Parliament on Monday passed Finance Bill allowing the government to increase special additional excise duty by Rs 18 and Rs 12 respectively for mobilising additional resources which would help to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. This compares to the present limit […]
New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices witnessed a sharp jump on Sunday – the highest in the last six days after the drone attack on the oil processing facility of Saudi Arabia earlier this month. The Petrol price rose by 27 paise to Rs 73.62 a litre in Delhi. The rate of diesel was increased […]
Bhubaneswar: As Congress gears up to observe ‘Bharat Bandh’ tomorrow over skyrocketing fuel prices, ruling-BJD and BJP in the State termed the call for all-India shutdown as a ‘political drama’. A day before the country-wide bandh, the Odisha Congress today launched campaign vehicles to solicit support for the party’s protest. Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) […]
Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD on Friday kicked off its three-day state-wide agitation protesting the spiraling fuel prices. For the next three days, party members across the state will stage peaceful demonstrations before petrol pumps in their respective areas for two hours from 10 am to 12 noon. In Bhubaneswar, party activists including members of the […]
Mumbai: People across the country tweeted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday demanding a cut in fuel prices in a unique “Tweet Morcha” organised by the Mumbai Congress. The online protest was organised by state party President Sanjay Nirupam and author Sucheta Dalal and joined by prominent Mumbaikars, […]
Kolkata: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said the Centre is looking at a ‘long term’ fix to the issue of the rise in petrol and diesel prices, adding that the solution lies with state governments also as they too levy their taxes. He said petrol prices were de-regulated during the rule of the Congress-led […]