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Age Debate: Do we go for short-term gain?

With fuel prices rising, the government needs to cut its taxes to give citizens relief.

24 May 2018 2:05 AM

Govt working on long-term solution to fuel prices, says Prasad

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

Govt can reduce petrol price up to Rs 25 but won't do, says Chidambaram

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

Steps to deal with rising petrol, diesel prices likely this week

The prices in Delhi are the cheapest among all metros and most state capitals.

22 May 2018 4:26 PM

Rs 4 a litre hike in petrol, diesel prices in offing

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


Petrol, diesel prices hiked nationwide

The hike is all set to burn a bigger hole in commuters' pockets across the nation.

16 May 2018 12:23 PM

Fuel prices up after polls, at 4-year high

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, diesel prices hiked after 19-day pre-poll hiatus

Petrol prices in Delhi registered a fresh high in four years and eight months .

14 May 2018 10:27 AM

Oil firms put price hike on hold

The benchmark international diesel rates during this period have climbed from $84.68 per barrel to $87.14.

09 May 2018 1:53 AM

IOC says oil PSUs froze fuel prices to avoid consumer pain

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the government has nothing to do with fuel pricing.

08 May 2018 7:48 PM


Petrol price hit highest level under BJP govt, diesel at record peak

The hike, necessitated due to firming international oil prices.

22 Apr 2018 11:15 AM

Govt asks oil retailers not to increase petrol, diesel prices: reports

Rising global crude prices have sent domestic petrol and diesel prices to multi-year highs.

11 Apr 2018 7:09 PM

Dharmendra Pradhan says govt keeping close eye on oil prices

He said there is no going back on free market pricing.

02 Apr 2018 4:24 PM

Maharashtra cuts petrol price by Rs 2 and diesel by Rs 1 per litre

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

Truckers call for 2-day strike; protest against GST, diesel price hike

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


Dharmendra Pradhan urges states to cut VAT on fuel by 5 per cent

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

Excise duty on petrol, diesel cut by Rs 2 a litre

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

Petrol, diesel to go cheaper as excise duty cut by Rs 2 a litre

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

Petrol, diesel prices may come down by Diwali: Pradhan

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

Pay more for fuel as economy in a mess

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