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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 –...

Petrol, diesel price hiked again for eleventh straight day

Petrol price on Wednesday was hiked by 55 paise per litre and diesel by 60 paise a litre, marking the eleventh consecutive day of increase in rates that now totals to Rs 6.02 for petrol and Rs 6.4 for diesel. Petrol price in Delhi was hiked to Rs 77.28 per litre from Rs 76.73, while...

Petrol, diesel prices hiked for 10th consecutive day

Petrol and diesel prices were raised once again on Tuesday, the tenth such hike in a row by state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs). The hike comes even as crude oil rates have come down from multi-year lows. The price of petrol was increased by 47 paise a litre on Monday while that of diesel by...

Sonia demands rollback of fuel price hike, blames Centre for profiteering amid COVID-19 pandemic

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday demanded a rollback of hike in fuel prices, saying the government’s decision to increase the prices of petrol and diesel during the coronavirus crisis is “wholly insensitive” and “ill-advised”. The government is doing nothing short of “profiteering off its people” when they are down and out,...

Guj govt hikes petrol/diesel price by Rs2 per litre

Deputy chief minister Nitin Patel on Monday said that petrol prices in the state will be increased by Rs2 per litre. A similar hike will also be made for diesel. The price rise will be in effect from midnight today. Patel in a press meet said that despite the hike, Gujarat will be among the...

Petrol, diesel prices see ninth consecutive hike, fuel price is now at record high

Petrol and diesel prices have touched a new high after nine days of successive price hike. The prices are the highest recorded in over a year. On Monday, the price of petrol was hiked by 46 paise a litre while that of diesel by 59 paise a litre . The oil marketing firms have been...

Petrol, diesel prices in India hiked for 8th consecutive day

Petrol and diesel prices were hiked for the eighth consecutive day on Sunday. The price of petrol was increased by 62 paise a litre while that of diesel went up by 64 paise a litre on Sunday. The cost of petrol for the common man has seen a surge of Rs 4.52 a litre in...