Petrol, diesel prices to drop, Subsidy On Gas Cylinders : Finance Minister

Saturday, May 21st, 2022

New Delhi : Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Saturday that the government has decided to reduce the Central excise duty on petrol by Rs 8 per litre and on diesel by Rs 6 per litre. This will reduce the price of petrol by Rs 9.5 per litre and of diesel by Rs 7 per […]

Father sets own son on fire at Jeppinamogaru over cattle tying issue

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

Mangaluru :  A man set his own son on fire by dousing petrol following a dispute over the issue of tying the domestic cattle on June 21, Monday night at Jeppinamogaru, The victim Swamith Shetty (25) has been admitted to hospital with burn injuries while the accused Vishwanath Shetty (52) has been arrested by the police. It is said  […]

Former petroleum minister M Veerappa Moily Slams ruling BJP over fuel prices hike

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

New Delhi : Slamming the Centre over rising fuel prices, former petroleum minister M Veerappa Moily on Saturday said the government is solely responsible for the “illogical price regime” and demanded that petrol and diesel be brought under the purview of the GST regime. Moily said India levies one of the highest taxes on petrol […]

IOCL rules out seepage of petrol, diesel in Kanikere

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Mangaluru: Following a 24-hour observation of stock in the underground storage facility, Indian Oil Corporation has ruled out seepage of petrol and diesel from its outlet into the two open disused wells in Kanikere near Deralakatte here. Residents on Thursday expressed concern over deposits of petrol and diesel in the two wells of Usman and […]

Petrol, diesel price sky rocket..!

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Mangaluru: As the assembly election came to an end in Karnataka, diesel and petrol prices have been mounting up every day worrying average consumers about inflation. There are rumors that the price hike may continue with the price of petroleum products increasing by three to four rupees per litres within a few days due to […]

IOC to supply BS VI to Delhi from April 1

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Mangaluru: Indian Oil Corporation Chairman Sanjiv Singh said that the IOC is ready to supply BS VI or Euro-VI grade petrol and diesel to the national Capital from April 1, 2018. To a query on the sidelines of the 25th national conference on internal combustion engines and combustions 2017 organised by the NITK, Surathkal, here […]

Petrol, diesel may be brought under GST in future: Goyal

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Bengaluru : Union Minister for Energy Piyush Goyal interacted with members of the public on Sunday to clarify their doubts about the newly introduced Goods and Services Tax (GST). The interactive session was organised by the Byatarayanapura and Hebbal mandals of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Sri Ramana Maharshi Heritage Auditorium in Sanjay Nagar. […]

Hike in petrol, diesel rates deferred

Friday, December 16th, 2016
petrol, diesel

New Delhi: PSU oil companies have deferred a planned Rs 2.26 a litre hike in petrol and Rs 1.78 increase in diesel. Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corp (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corp (HPCL) revise rates, particularly when a price cut is necessitated, on 1st and 16th of every month based on average international […]

Bhaskar Shetty’s murder was planned well in advance

Friday, August 12th, 2016
Bhaskar Shetty

Udupi: Bhaskar Shetty murder was a proper pre planned murder. All the necessary things which were used to kill and destroy the evidences were purchased and stored well in advance. The investigation reports say that accused used 20 liters of petrol to burn the body of Bhaskar Shetty. Bhaskar’s wife Rajeshwari, son Navneet and Rajeshwari’s […]

Petrol, diesel prices cut Rs.2 a litre each

Thursday, January 1st, 2015
Petrol, diesel prices cut

New Delhi: With international crude oil rates slipping below $55 a barrel, state-run oil marketers had a New Year Day gift of a cut petrol and diesel rates by Rs.2 a litre, excluding local taxes. Allowing for local levies, petrol per litre from Thursday costs Rs.61.33 in Delhi, Rs.68.86 in Mumbai, Rs.68.65 in Kolkata and […]