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Centre mulls installing electric vehicle charging kiosks at 69,000 petrol pumps

Under the new guidelines of the oil ministry, new petrol pumps must have an option of one alternative fuel

06 Sep 2020 2:13 PM

Oil marketing companies shares drop 13%, after hike in excise duty on petrol, diesel

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd shares tanked 13 percent, Bharat Petroleum plunged 9.99 percent and Indian Oil dropped 7.49 percent

07 May 2020 9:24 AM

Govt eases rules for setting up petrol pumps, allows non-oil cos in business

Companies with a net worth of Rs 250 crore will be allowed to sell petrol and diesel.

24 Oct 2019 8:44 AM

BP to pay Rs 7,000 cr for 49 pc stake in Reliance's fuel retail network

Last week, the two firms had announced a new joint venture to set up petrol pumps and retail aviation turbine fuel in India.

12 Aug 2019 12:12 PM

'Oil PSUs plan to add 4,450 petrol pumps in Gujarat'

Three PSU oil companies have together issued a joint advertisement for dealership after a gap of around four years.

26 Nov 2018 9:56 AM


Oil companies to end discount on digital payment at petrol pumps

The government started providing a discount of 0.75 per cent on fuel purchase through digital payment.

21 Sep 2018 1:54 PM

No relief for Thane petrol pump owners

The HPCL issued show cause notices to the concerned petrol pumps.

14 Dec 2017 1:31 AM

Petrol pumps nationwide to be shut for 24 hrs from October 12

GST must be implemented on petroleum products so that 'one nation, one rate' can be fulfilled to benefit consumers.

09 Oct 2017 6:22 PM

States seek help of Thane police

Police teams from UP, TN, Karnataka visited Maha to discuss fuel scam probe findings.

14 Aug 2017 1:50 AM

Cops learn cyber tech to nab ‘chip cheaters’

The state legal metrology department to be trained in cyber technology.

22 Jun 2017 6:32 AM


Thane police arrest fraud pump owners

After the arrest of a UP graduate, the raids were conducted by Maharashtra police.

19 Jun 2017 2:09 AM

How to check daily change in petrol, diesel prices

Indian Oil had said, three the OMCs will “establish an appropriate mechanism” to convey the prices to consumers every day.

14 Jun 2017 3:13 PM

Thane cops visit petrol pumps to check for cheating chips

The chips were used to dispense low quantities of fuel to consumers in Uttar Pradesh.

24 May 2017 1:39 AM

Mumbai man is arrested in UP petrol pump scam

According to Thane police, Shetey was arrested for selling cheat chips to UP-based suspect, Ajay Chaurasia.

23 May 2017 2:25 AM

Petrol pumps across state to remain shut every Sunday

The move, being taken by the All Maharashtra Petrol Dealers’ Association (FAMPEDA), will hit around 225 petrol pumps in the city.

12 May 2017 3:17 AM


UP: 4 held for selling chips to petrol pumps in Muzaffarnagar

The gang was involved in selling remote controlled electronic chips for dispensing lesser quantity of petrol and diesel, Kumar said.

06 May 2017 11:24 AM

Fuel stations go on strike in UP after ‘chip’ raids

STF officials said the device helped petrol pumps rake in profit worth Rs 14 lakh per month.

03 May 2017 12:30 AM

UP STF raids petrol pumps, 8 caught using cheating chip worth Rs 3,000

The chip helped the petrol pumps to sell less amount of petrol for the same amount of money.

28 Apr 2017 1:18 PM

Wrap-up: Home delivery of petrol, diesel likely

As many as 3.5 crore people currently visit 59,595 petrol pumps in the country for buying auto fuel.

23 Apr 2017 6:53 AM

Petrol at your doorstep

Dharmendra Pradhan breezily said tankers or “mini-petrol pumps” will come to your home, like the newspaper wallah or the doodh wallah.

23 Apr 2017 4:57 AM