Petrol Diesel Prices: News

09 Sep 2018

West Bengal

Bharat Bandh called on Monday: All details here

Opposition parties led by the Congress has called for a Bharat Bandh on September 10 to protest against rising fuel prices in the country.

09 Sep 2018

Indian Government

Petrol, diesel prices hiked again. Here are revised fuel rates

Petrol and diesel prices set new records today as they continued their upward march on fall in rupee and surge in global crude oil rates.

08 Sep 2018


#FuelWoes: Petrol crosses Rs. 80/liter in Delhi, diesel Rs. 72.51/liter

Continuing the race upwards, fuel prices have seen a hike for the third consecutive day.

04 Sep 2018


Chidambaram blames NDA govt for rise in fuel prices

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today blamed the NDA government for the rise in petrol and diesel prices, saying it was happening due to excessive taxes.

03 Sep 2018


Rupee's dramatic fall hits petrol, diesel prices hard

Petrol and diesel prices in the country touched their highest levels today mainly due to dramatic fall in the Rupee and a sharp rise in crude oil rates.

03 Sep 2018


Petrol prices reach record high: Rs. 86.25/liter in Mumbai

Over the past few months, petrol and diesel prices have consistently soared and, on Monday, prices touched a new high.

27 Aug 2018


Diesel hits record-high of Rs. 69.46/liter; petrol touches Rs. 78/liter

Diesel prices today hit a record high of Rs. 69.46/liter while petrol inched towards Rs. 78/liter mark after a fall in Rupee made imports costlier.

01 Aug 2018

Dharmendra Pradhan

Center, industry want petroleum products under GST: Oil Minister Pradhan

The Center and the petroleum industry favor inclusion of petroleum products in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) but the GST Council will take a final call on it, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.

05 Jul 2018


Petrol, diesel prices hiked for first time after a month

Petrol and diesel prices were today hiked for the first time in more than a month on the back of rising international rates and weakening rupee.

20 Jun 2018


Petrol and diesel to come under GST: Details here

You may soon have to pay both Goods and Services Tax (GST) levied by the Central government and Value Added Tax (VAT) levied by state governments on the purchase of petrol and diesel, as the government is considering to include fuel under a combination of GST and VAT.

18 Jun 2018


Lakhs of trucks go off roads, food prices might increase

About 90L trucks are expected to go off the roads in India today as owners and operators began an indefinite strike, said Channa Reddy, president of the All India Confederation of Goods Vehicle Owners' Associations.

04 Jun 2018

Prakash Javadekar

Fuel price hike: Working towards a 'long-term' solution, claims Javadekar

After facing massive flak on the rising fuel prices, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has recently claimed that the Centre is working for a 'long-term' fix.

03 Jun 2018

Smriti Irani

On rising fuel prices, Smriti Irani passes responsibility to states

Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani said states should bring fuel prices under GST framework to curtail exorbitant rates of petrol and diesel.

No respite for common-man: LPG-cylinder cost increased by Rs. 48

While petrol and diesel prices witnessed negligible price-cut, the cost of LPG cylinder shot up drastically on Friday.

31 May 2018


If the government's plan works, fuel-prices could drop by Rs.4-5

After two weeks of fuel prices rising every day, hope is on the anvil. The Center is planning to reduce prices by Rs. 4-5 through a multi-pronged strategy, HT reports.

29 May 2018

Trinamool Congress

Petrol prices rise for 16th straight day

Fuel prices are on an unobstructed ascent as petrol and diesel prices climbed again, for the 16th day in a row.

24 May 2018

Narendra Modi

After Virat's challenge, RaGa hurls #FuelChallenge towards PM Modi

Just as the 'Fitness Challenge', where popular personalities passed the baton to each other to promote health, gained momentum on social media, Congress President Rahul Gandhi gave another dare to PM Narendra Modi.

24 May 2018


Fuel prices rise for 10th day, government assures "long-term" measure

Even as petrol/diesel prices increased for the 10th day, the government again assured relief, with Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad batting for a "long-term" solution instead of an "ad hoc measure."

22 May 2018


Just a reminder: Now-silent personalities once spoke about petrol-price hike

The soaring prices of petrol and diesel across India have troubled citizens.

22 May 2018


Amid widespread criticism, government assures solution to rising fuel prices

The Center is facing flak from all sides even as fuel prices, which have been rising continuously since the Karnataka elections, touched new highs.

Petrol/diesel prices hiked for 5th day; expected to increase further

Another day, another hike - petrol and diesel prices have now risen for the fifth consecutive day.

15 May 2018


Petrol, diesel prices soar for second day, amid Karnataka results

On Tuesday, petrol prices in the national capital touched Rs. 74.95 per litre. Notably, the petrol prices had hit Rs. 76.06 per litre in September 2013.

20 Apr 2018

Arun Jaitley

Petrol,diesel prices touch new-highs. Will bringing them under GST help?

Petrol price in Delhi touched a new high today at Rs. 74.08 per liter, the highest in almost five years.

06 Apr 2018


Important things you missed while obsessing over Salman Khan

Ever since Salman Khan was convicted of hunting two blackbucks in 1998, everyone in India is talking about his past, present, and future.

22 Feb 2018


BS-VI fuel to retail in Delhi by April: Centre

The Central government on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that the supply of Bharat Stage VI auto fuels to retail outlets in Delhi will be made available from April 1.

19 Jan 2018


Fuel prices touch record highs across India

Petrol prices in Delhi touched a three-year high yesterday, with every liter costing Rs. 71.56. The previous record was Rs. 73.60 in July'14.

19 Dec 2017

Sushil Kumar Modi

Jaitley: Government ready to include petrol, diesel under GST

FM Arun Jaitley announced that the government is prepared to bring petroleum products like petrol, diesel and LPG under the ambit of the goods and services tax (GST). They are now waiting for states' consensus to go ahead.

10 Oct 2017


Gujarat: Petrol-price cut by Rs. 2.93, diesel by Rs. 2.72

Petrol and diesel are set to get cheaper in Gujarat after a 4% cut in VAT. Till now, the state government had been levying a 24% VAT on both.

07 Oct 2017


54,000 petrol pumps to shut down on October 13

On October 13, about 54,000 petrol pumps across India will go on a 24-hour strike to push for various demands.

01 Oct 2017


LPG costlier by Rs 1.50/cylinder, jet fuel price by 6%

October's LPG and aviation turbine fuel (ATF) price revision saw both products getting costlier.

16 Sep 2017


Alphons: 'Have a vehicle? Can afford fuel hike then'

Bureaucrat-turned politician and Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons created a controversy when he made a statement that those who can buy vehicles can afford to pay the increased fuel prices.

15 Sep 2017


Dynamic fuel pricing: As people suffer, Oil Ministry stands back

Petrol and diesel prices touched a three-year high this week. On September 11, Delhi residents paid Rs. 70.38/L for petrol; the last time price touched such heights was September'14.

03 Aug 2017


Know, how bad roads, traffic is eating into your expenses

Can you believe you spend at least one-and-a-half times more fuel per kilometer while you're traveling in and around Delhi?

02 Jul 2017


Diesel and petrol prices drop in Karnataka

With the abolition of entry tax in Karnataka and the implementation of GST from July 1, both diesel and petrol prices dropped by almost Rs. 3/litre. Diesel in Karnataka is now the cheapest in South India.

25 Jun 2017


A week after daily price revision policy, petrol/diesel prices dip

Earlier state-owned oil companies revised fuel prices on 1st and 16th of every month, therefore, consumers didn't get the immediate benefit of any decline in international oil prices.

22 Jun 2017


Bengaluru's next epic service: Diesel-on-demand

Bengalureans have a new doorstep service: they can now have diesel delivered at home with just a phone call or online booking.

26 May 2017


'Petrol prices could go to just Rs. 30/liter in future'

As the world makes advancements in technology, one significant change may be on its way - the price of petrol plummeting to Rs. 30 per liter or even less.

21 Apr 2017


Petroleum Ministry considering home-delivery of fuel

Taking to Twitter, the Ministry of Petroleum stated that the government is considering a plan for the home delivery of petroleum products if consumers make a pre-booking.