With fuel prices rising, the government needs to cut its taxes to give citizens relief.
24 May 2018 2:05 AM
The 10-day relentless price increases built pressure on the government for cutting excise duty to give immediate relief to consumers.
23 May 2018 7:38 PM
In a series of tweets, the former finance minister said the bonanza to central government is Rs 25 on every litre of petrol.
23 May 2018 1:16 PM
The prices in Delhi are the cheapest among all metros and most state capitals.
22 May 2018 4:26 PM
The increase is based on assumption that global price of diesel and petrol and Rupee-US Dollar exchange rate remain stable hereon.
17 May 2018 3:53 PM
The hike is all set to burn a bigger hole in commuters' pockets across the nation.
16 May 2018 12:23 PM
Petrol price in Delhi was hiked to Rs 74.80 a litre from Rs 74.63 a litre while diesel rates were increased to Rs 66.
15 May 2018 2:09 AM
Petrol prices in Delhi registered a fresh high in four years and eight months .
14 May 2018 10:27 AM
The benchmark international diesel rates during this period have climbed from $84.68 per barrel to $87.14.
09 May 2018 1:53 AM
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the government has nothing to do with fuel pricing.
08 May 2018 7:48 PM
The hike, necessitated due to firming international oil prices.
22 Apr 2018 11:15 AM
Rising global crude prices have sent domestic petrol and diesel prices to multi-year highs.
11 Apr 2018 7:09 PM
He said there is no going back on free market pricing.
02 Apr 2018 4:24 PM
State follows in footsteps of Gujarat that cut VAT by 4 per cent on petrol and diesel on Tuesday.
10 Oct 2017 3:14 PM
The strike comes bang in the middle of the festive season when transporter bodies usually make a good profit.
09 Oct 2017 10:25 AM
He also went on to say that states are the ultimate beneficiaries of tax collection on petrol and diesel.
04 Oct 2017 5:24 PM
In all, duty on petrol was hiked by Rs 11.77 per litre and on diesel by Rs 13.47 a litre. Petrol prices were market linked in 2010 and diesel in 2014.
04 Oct 2017 1:52 AM
Cut in excise on diesel and petrol will cost government an additional burden of Rs 26,000 crore in a full year.
03 Oct 2017 7:48 PM
Petroleum Minister adds prices of refinery oil went up because US floods curtailed oil production by 13 per cent.
19 Sep 2017 10:47 AM
The reason isn’t far to seek. India’s tax component in a litre of fuel is one of the world’s highest.
15 Sep 2017 1:51 AM