Is this a ‘prank’? asks Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS): Hours after the Centre on Wednesday reduced petrol and diesel prices by one paisa, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi mocked at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the childish response to the FuelChallenge that he had thrown at him and slammed him for his poor taste in pranks.   “Dear Prime Minister, […]

Petrol crosses Rs 75 per litre in Delhi

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS): Petrol prices continued to rise across the country on Wednesday and crossed the Rs 75 per litre mark in the national capital.   The fuel was priced at Rs 75.10 per litre in Delhi, the highest since it hit Rs 76.06 a litre in September 2013.   In the other […]

Petrol, diesel prices hiked

Petrol, diesel prices hiked

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Petrol price will be up by Rs 1.39 per litre, while diesel price will go up by Rs 1.04 per litre from Sunday, the Indian Oil Corporation announced on Saturday.   “The current level of international product prices of Petrol and Diesel and INR-USD exchange rate warrant increase in selling […]

Petrol price hiked by 42 paise a litre, diesel by Rs 1.03

Petrol price hiked by 42 paise a litre, diesel by Rs 1.03

New Delhi, January 16 (IANS) Following the recent spurt in oil prices to well over $50 a barrel, state-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) hiked prices of petrol by 42 paise a litre, and of diesel by Rs 1.03, both in Delhi and effective from Monday, with corresponding increases in other states.   “The current level […]

No charges on card payments for customers, pumps: Pradhan

New Delhi, January 9 (IANS) There will be no additional charges on digital transactions made at petrol stations, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced on Monday even as petroleum dealers threatened to stop accepting credit and debit cards after Friday.   “Neither the customers nor petrol pumps will bear additional charges on digital transactions. The issue […]

Petrol, diesel to be cheaper by 0.75% in digital payment

Petrol, diesel to be cheaper by 0.75% in digital payment

NEW DELHI, DECEMBER 8 (IANS): Announcing steps to promote digital payments following demonetisation, the government on Thursday said payment by cards for petrol and diesel will enjoy a discount of 0.75 per cent. The date for rolling out the scheme will be notified shortly, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.

Petrol, diesel prices likely to rise in next 3-4 months: Crisil

Petrol, diesel prices likely to rise in next 3-4 months: Crisil

Mumbai, December 6 (IANS) The price of petrol is expected to rise 5-8 percent and that of diesel by 6-8 percent over the next 3-4 months after last week’s decision by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) to cut crude oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day (mpbd), Crisil Research said on Tuesday. […]

Petrol hiked by 13 paise a litre, diesel cut by 12 paise

Petrol hiked by 13 paise a litre, diesel cut by 12 paise

New Delhi, November 30 (IANS) Amid the continuing fluctuation in global oil prices, state-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) again moved in contradictory ways on transport fuels, marginally hiking petrol by 13 paise a litre and cutting diesel prices by 12 paise at Delhi, with corresponding changes in other states and effective from midnight.   “The […]

Petrol and diesel to become cheaper

Petrol and diesel to become cheaper

Mumbai, November 15 (IANS) In response to global prices and currency fluctuations, the three state-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) have decided to lower the prices of petrol and diesel from midnight Tuesday.   According to the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), retail petrol price will be decreased by Rs 1.46 per litre and diesel would become […]