Petrol

  • Diesel, petrol prices remain stable on May 28
    Dimapur, May 28 (MExN): With Oil marketing companies (OMCs) keeping the fuel prices stable, petrol and diesel on Friday were retailing at the same rates as May 27.   Petrol were retailing at Rs 93.42 a litre Thursday in state capital Kohima, just a few paisa away from record high of Rs 93.93 on February 22, 2021 before the State Government announced reduction in tax rate for diesel and petrol and other motor spirits bringing the price down. However, diesel price was retailin
  • Fuel prices inch towards record high in Nagaland
    Morung Express News Dimapur | May 27  Retail price of regular petrol in Nagaland State capital Kohima was hovering at Rs 93.41 a litre as Oil marketing companies (OMCs) increased fuel prices on Thursday after a day’s break.  This is just a few paise away from the record high of Rs 93.93 on February 22, 2021 before the State Government announced reduction in tax rate for petrol and other motor spirits from 29.80% to 25% per litre (P/L). Concurrently, there was neg
  • Petrol nearly Rs 94/Ltr in Kohima as fuel prices continue upward trend
    Morung Express News  Dimapur | February 20  Petrol price in Nagaland State’s capital Kohima inched closer to Rs 94 per litre (/Ltr) with the steepest hike of 39 paisa on February 20. With the weekend rise of 38 paisa, diesel was also retailing at Rs 84.65/Ltr on Saturday in Kohima. Elsewhere, petrol was costliest in Tuensang at Rs 96/Ltr and its premium version hovering nearly at Rs 99.07/Ltr in the district.  Kiphire followed next with Rs 95.91/Ltr an
  • Oil cos keep steepest rise for weekend; fuel prices shoot up to 40 paise/litre
    New Delhi, February 20 (IANS): Petrol and diesel prices have begun to pinch consumers harder with oil marketing companies (OMCs) reserving the weekend for effecting the steepest hike in last several months. Accordingly, the price of petrol and diesel were raised by 39 paisa and 37 paisa per litre respectively in Delhi on Saturday. With this increase, petrol is now priced at Rs 90.58 and diesel Rs 80.97 per litre (s) in the national capital. At this price in Delhi, petrol has b
  • Petrol, diesel prices rise for 7th consecutive day
    New Delhi, February 15 (IANS): Petrol and diesel prices maintained a northward rally on Monday, the seventh consecutive day when the retail prices have risen across the country, with oil on the boil in global markets and both crude and product prices seeing a big spike. Accordingly, oil marketing companies raised the pump price of diesel by a high level of 29 paise per litre and petrol by another 26 paise per litre in Delhi. With this increase, petrol is now priced at Rs 88.99 a
  • Diesel price rise highest in Delhi by 36 paise/litre
    New Delhi, February 13 (IANS): Petrol and diesel prices maintained its northward rally on Saturday amid firm global prices with the benchmark Brent crude gaining over 2 per cent on a single day to cross $62 a barrel mark. Accordingly, oil marketing companies raised the pump price of diesel by year high level of 36 paise per litre and petrol by another 30 paise per litre in Delhi. With this increase, the fifth consecutive this week, petrol is now priced at Rs 88.44 a litre and die
  • Petrol, diesel price rise checked for 3rd consecutive day
    New Delhi, February 8 (IANS): Petrol and diesel price rise continued on the pause mode on Monday, the third consecutive day of no price change, as oil marketing companies decided to watch the revolving oil market before taking a call on further changes. Before the pause, petrol and diesel prices had risen sharply on Thursday and Friday, taking up the pump price of the auto fuels by 65 paise per litre. The pause came on a day when global crude prices rose by over 1.3 per cent to r
  • Nagaland: Petrol, diesel to become costlier from midnight tonight
    Kohima, November 11 (MExN): Petrol, diesel and other motor spirit in Nagaland are set to get costlier from midnight of November 11 following the hike in tax rates announced by the State Government on Wednesday.  The tax rate on diesel has been enhanced from 14.5% to “17.50% or Rs. 11.08 per litre, whichever is higher,” stated a notification from the Additional Chief Secretary and Finance Commissioner, Sentiyanger Imchen on Wednesday.  Likewise, the tax rate
  • No change in petrol, diesel prices for more than 10 days now
    New Delhi, October 13 (IANS): Fuel consumers did not face any change in petrol and diesel prices for one-third of a month as stable global oil prices ensured that oil marketing companies did not need to go for a revision. Diesel prices have stayed at the same level since last October 3, completing 11 days when the fuel did not see any revision. Petrol prices have been stable for a longer period, completing 21 days on Tuesday. With no revision in fuel prices on Tuesday in the nati
  • No change in petrol, diesel prices for over a week now
    NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 10 (IANS): Fuel consumers did not face any change in petrol and diesel prices for the entire week as stable global oil prices ensured that oil marketing companies did not need to go for a revision. Diesel price has stayed at the same level since last Saturday, completing one full week when the fuel did not see any revision. Petrol prices have been stable for a longer period, completing 18 days on Saturday. With no revision in fuel prices on Saturday, in the nat
  • Petrol price goes up again, diesel on hold
    New Delhi, August 28 (IANS): Petrol price has maintained its rise with the fuel price increasing again on Friday, while diesel is holding on to its price line that it has maintained since July 30. In the international market, crude price has also remained firm with benchmark Brent crude hovering close to $ 46 a barrel. State-owned oil marketing companies on Friday increased the price of petrol by 11 paisa per litre in Delhi while 10 paisa per litre in Mumbai and Kolkata and by ni
  • Petrol, diesel prices unchanged for third day
    NEW DELHI, JULY 29 (IANS): With global oil market stable for the past few days, consumers in India were spared an increase in prices of auto fuels for the third consecutive day on Wednesday. Oil companies kept petrol and diesel prices unchanged, taking global cues wherein benchmark crude oil prices have remained static around $43 a barrel for past few days. In Delhi, diesel continues to be priced at Rs 81.94 a litre while petrol's steady run continued for the 29th straight da
  • Petrol, diesel prices unchanged for fifth day in a row
    New Delhi, July 4 (IANS): Fuel prices remained unchanged on Saturday making it the fifth consecutive day when pump prices of petrol and diesel have remained static.   Fuel prices have gone for a longer pause after rising on 22 of the past 28 days. The oil marketing companies (OMC) began their daily price revision system from June 7 that kept the petrol and diesel prices to rise continuously by an average 50-60 paise per day.   In the national capital, petrol price
  • Petrol, diesel prices go for a longer pause; LPG, ATF rises
    NEW DELHI, JULY 1 (IANS): Fuel prices seem to have gone for a longer pause after rising for 22 of the past 25 days as oil marketing companies (OMC) kept the pump prices of petrol and diesel unchanged again on Wednesday.   In the national capital, petrol price on Wednesday stood at Rs 80.43 per litre and diesel at Rs 80.53 a litre, same level as Tuesday when OMCs wend for pause and kept the prices unchanged over previous day.   Sources in public sector oil companie
  • Petrol, diesel prices unchanged after 21-day hike
    New Delhi, June 28 (IANS): In a big relief for the common man, the continuous rise in petrol and diesel prices came to a halt on Sunday.   Fuel prices across the metros were unchanged for the first time after price hikes for 21 consecutive days. Petrol prices, however, were unchanged for a day during this 21-day period after the daily revision based on dynamic pricing was reinstated.   In the national capital, petrol price was unchanged at Rs 80.38 per litre on Su
  • Worst over? Petrol, diesel demand reach 89% of normal in May, June
    New Delhi, June 27 (IANS): The worst phase for oil marketing companies may be over due to smart recovery in the sales of both petrol and diesel in May and June, with India gradually unlocking itself from the lockdowns imposed to contain COVID-19 spread.   According to a research report by ICICI Direct, though sales were down 45% in April due to the lockdown for almost all oil marketing companies, mainly the country's largest fuel retailer Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), it
  • Petrol set to catch up with diesel in Delhi
    New Delhi, June 27 (IANS): Petrol and diesel prices continued their cat and mouse chase in the Capital to become the most expensive auto fuel. Petrol is now just a whisker away to returning to its numero uno spot.   Oil marketing companies including IndianOil, Bharat Petroleum, Hindustan Petroleum on Saturday increased the price of petrol and diesel by 25 and 21 paisa, respectively, completing three weeks of everyday rise.   This has led the price of petrol to Rs
  • Fuel price hike: Petrol crosses Rs 80/l in Delhi
    New Delhi, June 26 (IANS): Rise in fuel prices continued on Friday across the metros with petrol prices crossing Rs 80 per litre in the national capital.   In Delhi, petrol was sold for Rs 80.13 a litre, 21 paise higher from Thursday's level.   In the other metros like Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, the fuel was priced at Rs 86.91, Rs 83.37, Rs 81.82 per litre, respectively, higher than the previous price levels of Rs 86.70, Rs 83.18 and Rs 81.61 per litre, resp
  • Diesel to surpass petrol prices for 1st time in India
    New Delhi, June 23 (IANS): In an unexpected development, the pump price of diesel is all set to surpass the petrol price in the capital, making it the most expensive transport fuel for the first time in a long time. Globally, diesel is priced slightly above petrol prices due to the very nature of the product that has a higher cost of production. But in India, due to the lopsided taxation structure, diesel attracts lesser of the tax between the two auto fuels keeping its prices low
  • Petrol, diesel price rise continues through the fortnight
    New Delhi, June 20 (IANS): Petrol and diesel prices continued to rise through the fortnight with the two auto fuels getting dearer by 51 and 61 paise per litre respectively on Saturday.   This is the 14th day of fuel price rise since June 7 when oil companies began the daily price revision mechanism after a hiatus of 83 days during the lockdown.   With the latest increase, petrol is being retailed at Rs 78.88 per litre and diesel at Rs 77.67 a litre in Delhi. This