Tuesday, April 13, 2021

petrol

Petrol, diesel prices unchanged for 13th consecutive day

NEW DELHI: Fuel prices in the country remained unchanged on Monday with oil marketing companies continuing the pause mode and keeping petrol and diesel prices static for the 13th consecutive day.

Fuel prices unchanged for 12th straight day

NEW DELHI: Oil marketing companies (OMC) kept petrol and diesel prices unchanged for the 12th straight day across the four metro cities on Sunday.In the national capital, petrol was sold for Rs 90.56 per litre.

Oil refueling is no less than an exam, says Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI:Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the fuel prices and said that he should also discuss it and not just the exams.

Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged on Thursday

NEW DELHI: Fuel prices in the country remained unchanged on Thursday with oil marketing companies continuing on the pause mode and keeping petrol and diesel prices static for the ninth consecutive day.

Night curfew in Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi as Covid cases surge

LUCKNOW: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to impose night curfew in Lucknow, Kanpur and Varanasi from Thursday.

No change in petrol, diesel prices for full week

NEW DELHI: Fuel prices in the country remained unchanged on Tuesday with oil marketing companies continuing on the pause mode and keeping petrol and diesel prices unchanged for seven consecutive day.

Petrol, diesel prices steady as global oil softens

NEW DELHI: Oil marketing companies (OMCs) on Monday continued on the pause mode and decided against revising petrol and diesel prices after cutting its retail rates last week on Tuesday.

Fuel prices unchanged for 5th straight day

NEW DELHI: Oil marketing companies have kept petrol and diesel prices unchanged for the fifth straight day.
In the national capital, petrol was sold for Rs 90.56 per litre on Sunday.

Six persons killed after a drunk labourer set his relative's house afire in Karnataka

KODAGU (Karnataka): Six persons including four children were set on fire by a father in an inebriated state over a tiff with his wife in the wee hours of Saturday at Ponnampet in Kodagu district in Karnataka, the police said.

Petrol, diesel prices revision unchanged for 4th consecutive day

NEW DELHI: Oil marketing companies on Saturday continued on the pause mode and decided against revising the petrol and diesel after cutting its retail rates on Tuesday.

GST rate revision likely to be deferred, natural gas may come under ambit

NEW DELHI: GST rates are unlikely to witness any major changes during the extended run of the pandemic as the Centre and the states have agreed not to disturb the country's indirect tax structure in wake of the current economic situation where growth has contracted and industrial activity is just about reviving after coming to a standstill during the lockdown.

Emissions from auto LPG vehicles much lower than BS-VI grade petrol: Study

NEW DELHI: Even as the country looks at electric vehicle to provide pollution free transportion options, a study has suggested that in the intervening auto LPG can be a better and cleaner fuel option than regularly used petrol and diesel.

OPEC+ agrees to increase oil production for 3 months

RIYADH: The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC countries, known as OPEC+, have agreed to increase oil production for May, June and July 2021.

OMCs to reduce LPG cylinder cost by Rs 10 from April

NEW DELHI: State-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) will reduce the price of domestic LPG cylinder by Rs 10 per cylinder from April 1.

Bengaluru cab driver self-immolates over rising fuel costs

BENGALURU:A taxi driver succumbed to severe burn injuries after he attempted to self-immolate inside his cab at Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) allegedly over his dwindling income due to drastic increase in fuel prices over the last one year.

Petrol prices down 19-22 paise across metros

MUMBAI: Oil marketing companies reduced fuel prices on Tuesday after a four-day halt.Prices of the transportation fuel declined in the range of 22-19 paise across the four metros.

Domestic fuel prices expected to fall as Covid surge dampens Crude cost

NEW DELHI: The slide in global crude oil prices below $60 a barrel mark on Monday gave hope for a similar fall in domestic petroleum prices.

Petrol, diesel remain static for 2nd straight day

NEW DELHI: Fuel prices were unchanged for the second straight day after declining for two days in a row.
In the national capital, petrol was sold for Rs 90.78 per litre.

Bharat Bandh takes off in Andhra with govt support

AMARAVATI: The Bharat Bandh called by the agitating farmers on Friday
took off in Andhra Pradesh with most political parties coming in support including the state government.

After 2 days of fall, fuel price revision on a pause

NEW DELHI: Oil marketing companies on Friday went on pause mode and decided against revising petrol and diesel after cutting its retail rates in the previous two days.

Oppn is not heard in the Parliament, alleges Congress

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Thursday alleged that the voice of the opposition is not heard in the Parliament despite it providing constructive support on key issues.Addressing a joint press conference of Congress' Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha members here, senior party leader Jairam Ramesh said, "I have been in the Parliament for the last 17 years, but I have not seen any session without calling attention to short duration discussions. The parliament is not meant for government business only."

Petrol, diesel prices fall for 2nd consecutive day

NEW DELHI: Consumers can heave a sign of relief as oil marketing companies (OMCs) have finally relented and started reducing the retail price of petrol and diesel after keeping them steady for 24 days in March.

March 26 bandh will get overwhelming response in Punjab and Chandigarh: Rajinder Singh Badheri

CHANDIGARH: Prominent farmer leader, President of the Chandigarh unit of the All India Jatt Mahasabha and National Delegate of the Mahasabha, Sardar Rajinder Singh Badheri has said that tomorrow's 'Bharat Bandh' at the call of the 'Samyukt Kisan Morcha' there must be massive response from Punjab and Chandigarh.

BPCL's diesel at doorstep service starts in Faridabad

FARIDABAD(Haryana):Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) along with Humsafar, an app-based doorstep diesel delivery service, has begun doorstep delivery of diesel for industrial and bulk customers in the NCR city of Faridabad and adjoining areas in Haryana.

Why can't petrol, diesel be brought under GST: Sushil Modi explains in RS

NEW DELHI: While debating the Finance Bill 2021 in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sushil Modi explained the reason behind not bringing petrol and diesel prices under the GST.

Fuel prices fall on sharp decline in global rates

NEW DELHI: Consumers can heave a sign of relief as oil marketing companies (OMCs) have finally relented and reduced the retail price of petrol and diesel after keeping them steady for past 24 days.

An overview of biofuels and the future of bio-energy crops

Today, India is struggling with rising petrol prices, energy insecurity, economic slowdown, and climate change. People across the world are seeing biofuels as a potential solution to all these challenges.

Fuel delivery to enter Delhi-NCR, Mumbai markets

NEW DELHI: App based door-to-door fuel delivery service provider, 'The Fuel Delivery' is all set to start operations in India beginning Delhi NCR and the country's business capital Mumbai.

Govt explores introduction of 'flex-fuel' vehicles in India

NEW DELHI: Auto companies may soon be asked to manufacture passenger and commercial vehicles that run on multiple fuel configuration aimed at reducing the use of polluting fossil fuels and cutting down harmful emissions.

Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged on Monday

NEW DELHI: Fuel prices in the country have remained steady for over three weeks now as softening crude and Assembly elections in four states and one union territory has kept Oilcos from revising the retail prices.

Novice economists created fiscal mess in India with injudicious economic policies: Rana Sodhi

CHANDIGARH: Calling Modi's financial policies thoughtless in terms of backward trend showing in every sector, Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi said that the Bhartiya Janta Party's Union Government has needed a fiscal guidance from renowned financial experts such as former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.

Principal advisor in PMO PK Sinha resigns on personal grounds

NEW DELHI: Former Cabinet Secretary and Principal Advisor in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), P.K. Sinha, has resigned from his post on personal grounds.
Sources said the retired 1977-batch IAS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre put in his papers on Monday evening.

Need to think about reducing taxes on petrol, diesel: Govt in LS

NEW DELHI: Considering the sharp hike in prices of petrol and diesel, Union Minister of State for Finance, Anurag Thakur, on Monday suggested the states to think about reducing taxes on petroleum products.

Petrol, diesel prices unchanged though crude rate remains firm

NEW DELHI: Fuel prices in the country have remained steady for over a fortnight now even though global oil market remains volatile with regular variations in prices.
Accordingly, petrol continues to be priced at Rs 91.17 a litre and diesel Rs 81.47 a litre in the capital on Monday. Fuel prices have not been revised now for 16 days.

Rahul attacks Centre over fuel price hike

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked the Centre over the soaring fuel prices.

UP runaway couple asked to beat each other by Panchayat

BIJNOR(UP): A young couple who had eloped from home, was asked to beat each other with slippers by the village Panchayat after they were caught and brought back.

Health, agriculture get major push in Haryana Budget

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday presented a deficit Budget of Rs 1.55 lakh crore for the financial year 2021-22 with no provision of tax.

Consumers get relief as fuel prices remain static

NEW DELHI: Fuel prices in the country have remained steady for close to two weeks now even though global oil market remains volatile with regular variations in prices.

SKM calls for 'Bharat Bandh' on March 26

NEW DELHI: The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of farmer unions, on Wednesday called for a 'Bharat Bandh' on March 26, when their agitation against the three Central farm laws will complete four months on the borders of the national capital.

No change in petrol, diesel prices

NEW DELHI: Oil marketing companies have spared consumers of any further increase in pump prices of petrol and diesel as state elections and stable global oil market have prevented any revision at this juncture.

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