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Diwali gift for Gujarat as state government, too, cuts VAT on petrol, diesel

Shortly after Centre reduced excise duty on the fuels, states like Gujarat, Assam, Goa, Karnataka, Uttarakhand too reduced VAT on petrol and diesel Gandhinagar: Gujaratis woke up to a special gift from the Centre and the state governments. After the Centre reduced excise duty on petrol by Rs 5 and diesel by Rs 10, the...

Petrol, diesel rates hiked for 6th straight day; commercial LPG costlier by Rs 266

New Delhi: The price of petrol and diesel in the country rose for the sixth straight day on Monday. The cost of petrol rose by 35 paise, costing Rs 109.69 per litre in Delhi. Diesel now costs Rs 98.42 per litre in the national capital. In Mumbai, the former costs Rs 115.5 and the latter...

‘Aviation fuel cheaper than petrol’: Priyanka Gandhi lashes out at BJP govt

New Delhi: Amid the ever-increasing prices of fuel, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi lashed out at the central government, saying that petrol and diesel were now more expensive than aviation turbine fuel (ATF). Taking at dig at the government, she said that the BJP government had promised that people wearing ‘hawai chappal’ (slippers) would travel...

Fuel prices rise again: Petrol at Rs 101.29, diesel at Rs 100.51 in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Fuel prices in the country continued their ascent on the first day of the week. Both petrol and diesel have been touching fresh peaks for the past few days. While petrol prices had crossed the mark of 100 in Ahmedabad last week, diesel did so on Sunday after a hike of 38 paise, On...

Petrol prices increase after 2-month break; diesel, too, costlier

Petrol to cost Rs 98.75 per litre in Ahmedabad, Rs 108.47 in Mumbai New Delhi: The prices of fuel increased in the country on Tuesday. While the price of petrol increased by 19 to 25 paise, that of diesel saw a hike between 24 to 27 paise. In Ahmedabad, petrol now costs Rs 98.75 per...

GPCC chief, others detained ahead of padyatra against petrol price hike in A’bad

Several Congress leaders in the city were detained by the Ahmedabad police after they began a padyatra to protest the rise in petrol and diesel prices across the country. The protest was part of the party’s plan to stage their opposition across the country against the burgeoning petrol and diesel prices. The price of the...

Petrol, diesel prices increased for 21st time again

Oil Marketing Companies increased the price of Petrol and Diesel for the 21st consecutive day on Saturday. The price of diesel ws hiked by 21 paise a litre while petrol has become dearer by 25 paise a litre. Since the price hike began, the cost of petrol has gone up by Rs 9.12 a litre...

Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at Centre over rising fuel prices, COVID-19 cases

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a dig at the Modi government over the increase in fuel prices and the mounting COVID-19 cases in the country, saying it has “unlocked” the coronavirus pandemic and petrol-diesel prices. “The Modi government has ‘unlocked’ the corona pandemic and prices of petrol-diesel,” he tweeted. Gandhi also...

Diesel for the first time becomes costlier than petrol in Delhi

‘Diesel price for the first time in living memory crossed the rate of petrol in the national capital on Wednesday when prices were raised for a record 18th day in a row. According to a price notification of state oil marketing companies, petrol price was unchanged after 17 consecutive increases, while diesel rates were increased...

Petrol, diesel prices hiked again for 17th time

Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have again hiked the prices of petrol and diesel making it the 17th such consecutive hike in a row. The price of petrol was hiked by 20 paise per litre while that of diesel by 55 paise. With this the cumulative increase now stands at Rs 8.5 and Rs 10.01 per...

Petrol, diesel prices hiked for sixteenth straight day

Petrol price on Monday was hiked by 33 paise per litre and diesel by 58 paise to take retail rates to record high as the oil companies increased prices for the sixteenth day in a row. In 16 days, petrol price has been hiked by Rs 8.3 per litre and diesel by Rs 9.46 –...

Cong workers in Rajkot take to bicycle to protest petrol, diesel price hike

The Congress in Rajkot came out on the streets riding a bicycle protesting the consecutive ten day rise in petrol and diesel prices. It should be noted that apart from the price rise, the state government has also increased the VAT on fuel by Rs2 per litre. The corporators and workers began the rally from...