Petrol price up by Rs.1.40 a litre

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

New Delhi : Petrol prices will go up by Rs.1.40 a litre, excluding taxes, from midnight Friday due to the depreciating rupee and a sharp increase in crude oil prices in global markets, the government-run oil marketing firms said Friday.This is the second hike in over two weeks after the Feb 15 increase in the […]

Marginal increase in petrol, diesel prices

Friday, October 26th, 2012

New Delhi : Petrol price will be hiked by 30 paise per litre and diesel rate by 18 paise a litre after government decided to increase the commission paid to petrol pump dealers. The Petroleum Ministry on Thursday decided to increase the dealer commission on petrol from Rs. 1.499 per litre to Rs. 1.799 a […]

Udupi Mahila Morcha protests against petrol price hike

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Udupi:  BJP Mahila Morcha workers staged a protest near the Gandhi statue near the bus stand in the town on May 29, Tuesday opposing the recent hike in petrol prices  by the Union Government. Speakers on the occasion came down heavily on the Union Government for striking a severe blow on the common man by […]

After petrol price hike, more shock is in store for consumers

Thursday, May 24th, 2012
Pranab Mukharji

New Delhi :  The consumers are likely to be  in for more shocks after the recent shocker of a steep hike in petrol prices.  A high level committee meeting led by Finance Minister Pranav Mukherjee  to be held on May 25, Friday, is expected to discuss about a probable hike even in diesel and LPG […]

BJP-led NDA calls for Bharat Bundh on May 31 opposing petrol price hike

Thursday, May 24th, 2012
Sharad Yadav

New Delhi : NDA Convener and JD(S) President Sharad Yadav  has informed that the BJP led NDA has given a call for  a Bharath Bundh on May 31 in protest against the steep hike in petroleum prices  that has come into effect from the midnight of May 23, Wednesday. Informing this in New Delhi on […]

Fuel price hike triggers protests in Mangalore

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Mangalore: A government decision to hike petrol prices by Rs 7.50 with effect from midnight on May 23, Wednesday, triggered protests in various parts of the city. There was even a large queue of vehicles in front of various petrol bunks to fill fuel tanks even before the price hike came into force. Reports said […]

Petrol price hiked steeply by Rs 7.50 per litre

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012
Petrol price hike

New Delhi: Petrol prices have been increased steeply by Rs 7.50 a litre from midnight. The increase was on the cards with the rupee continuing its free fall against the US dollar. The rupee fell to a record life low of 56 per dollar on Wednesday. State-owned oil companies have decided to raise petrol price […]

Relief from Petrol price hike extends to Jan15

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
Fuel Price Hike

Mumbai: Belying all fears and apprehensions, the price hike in Petrol and other products of crude oil has been postponed to a date beyond Ayyappa’s Makara Vilakku celebrations on Sankramana Day around Jan 15, providing great relief on New Year’s Eve and season, for all vehicle owners and motor runners. The rupee value was collapsing […]

Petrol price may be hiked by Rs 1 a litre

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011
petrol price hike

New Delhi : Petrol price may be hiked by about a rupee per litre from next month as the Indian currency has weakened against the US dollar making imports costlier. The rate change may, however, need a political clearance as assembly elections in five crucial states, including Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, have been announced. “While […]

Trade unions opposes Centre for hike in fuel price

Friday, June 24th, 2011
trade unions

Mangalore: Various trade unions such as AITUC, CITU, INTUC, HMS, and Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh organized a massive protest against petrol price hike in front of the DC’s office on June 23 Thursday. CITU state committee vice president B. Madhava, said that increase in petrol price had an adverse effect on the life of middle class […]