The government slashed the petrol and diesel price by Rs 9.50 per litre and diesel by Rs 7 per litre which led the dealers to suffer Rs 10-12 lakh loss over night.
New Delhi: In the biggest reform in the fuel retailing sector in almost two decades, the government on Wednesday relaxed norms for setting up petrol pumps, allowing non-oil companies to venture into the business – a move that could help private and foreign firms to enter the world’s fastest-growing market. At present, to obtain a […]
Cuttack/Balasore/Rourkela: With an aim to reduce fatalities in road accidents ‘No Helmet, No Petrol’ rule for two-wheeler riders was introduced in Cuttack district in July 2016. It was then said that this rule will be implemented strictly to prevent fatalities in case of road accidents, however the public response and adherence seem to have faded […]
Mumbai: Around 54,000 petrol pumps all over India will go on a 24-hour strike from midnight on October 13 demanding inclusion of petroleum products under GST and other long pending issues, an official of a petrol dealers’ association said here on Saturday. “All the petroleum products must be brought under the Goods & Services Tax […]
New Delhi: Consumers would soon be able to buy energy efficient LED bulbs, tubelights and ceiling fans at petrol pumps at much lower retail rates. The consumer would get the LED bulb for Rs 65, tubelight for Rs 230 and ceiling fan at Rs 1,150. These appliances would be sourced by the three state-run oil […]
Bhubaneswar: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said strict action will be taken against unscrupulous petrol pump dealers duping customers using micro chips. Responding to the complaints of cheating in several petrol pumps across the country, the Minister said the respective state governments can stop the racket if they want. The unscrupulous dealers can be arrested […]