Central govt levies Rs 19.48 excise duty on a litre of petrol and Rs 15.33 on diesel.
04 Jun 2018 4:40 PM
The government had raised excise duty on petrol by Rs 11.77 a lire and that on diesel by 13.47 a litre.
28 May 2018 3:36 PM
Increase in petrol and diesel is likely to increase inflation as it make transportation of goods and other services costlier.
28 May 2018 12:50 AM
The most curious part is that while oil prices were at least $112 per barrel in May 2014 when the BJP-NDA took over.
25 May 2018 2:18 AM
India has its own resources which for some reason has never been fully exploited.
19 May 2018 1:57 AM
Accuses Centre of collecting Rs 10L cr in taxes on products without giving any relief to people.
08 May 2018 1:26 AM
Nirupam also raised questions about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promises about inflation.
06 Apr 2018 2:08 AM
In 2017-18, private retailers commanded 6.8 per cent market share in petrol sales and 8.2 per cent in diesel.
19 Mar 2018 3:39 PM
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley will be writing to all state chief ministers urging them to cut VAT on petrol an diesel.
05 Oct 2017 3:25 AM
'We are imposing the taxes so that the poor have a dignified life. So we are going to tax people who can afford to pay,' he said.
16 Sep 2017 5:58 PM
Prices of petrol will come down in the range of 66 paise to Rs 1.77 per litre depending on the local taxes.
12 Jul 2017 9:39 AM
Currently, fuel prices are revised on 1st and 16th of every month.
12 Jun 2017 2:11 AM
The uneasily fluid exchange rate of the rupee to the US dollar is only likely to lead to further hikes.
18 Dec 2016 1:01 AM