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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...

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,...

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...