Petrol Diesel Prices: News

26 Mar 2022


Petrol, diesel prices hiked for fourth time in 5 days

Petrol and diesel prices were raised by 80 paise/liter on Saturday, the fourth increase in five days, as oil companies passed on the increase in raw material costs to consumers.

25 Mar 2022


Fuel prices increased again; Rs. 2.40/liter hike in four days

After a one-day pause, prices of petrol and diesel were once again increased by 80 paise on Friday.

23 Mar 2022


Petrol, diesel prices hiked again for second consecutive day

Petrol and diesel prices were hiked again by 80 paise per liter for the second consecutive day on Wednesday.

22 Mar 2022

LPG Cylinder

Petrol, diesel hiked 80p/liter; LPG cylinders now Rs. 50 costlier

Petrol and diesel prices were raised by 80 paise/liter on Tuesday, bringing a four-and-a-half month pause in rate revisions to an end, while domestic cooking gas prices were raised by Rs. 50 per cylinder.

20 Mar 2022


Diesel price for bulk customers hiked by Rs 25/liter

The price of diesel sold to bulk users has been raised by about Rs 25 per liter to reflect a nearly 40% increase in international oil rates, news agency PTI has reported.

16 Mar 2022


India considering buying oil from Russia at discounted prices

India is mulling to accept a Russian offer to purchase its crude oil and other commodities at discounted prices, Reuters reported.

11 Mar 2022


US fuel prices hit record highs, still cheaper than India

Fuel costs in the United States are at an all-time high, yet they are still far cheaper compared to India.

10 Mar 2022


Will US' ban on Russian oil imports affect India?

US President Joe Biden has announced a ban on imports of oil from Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.

08 Mar 2022


Petrol, diesel prices may be hiked by Rs. 15/liter

Petrol and diesel prices are likely to be hiked this week as oil marketing companies are preparing to pare losses accumulated from keeping rates steady for over four months.

06 Mar 2022

Fuel Price Hike

Petrol, diesel prices likely to rise soon, courtesy Russia-Ukraine crisis

India's petrol and diesel prices are likely to rise by Rs. 15-22 per liter soon in wake of the Russia-Ukraine conflict and rising demand, Business Standard reported.

23 Feb 2022


How Russia-Ukraine crisis may impact Indian economy?

The simmering tensions between Russia and Ukraine have put the global economy on tenterhooks, with crude oil prices hitting an all-time high on Tuesday since September 2014.

02 Jul 2019


This 71-year-old's invention reduces petrol consumption by 30% in two-wheelers

Arvind Khandke of Maharashtra's Kolhapur is the inventor of an innovative mechanical valve for two-wheeler engines that reduces fuel consumption by 30%.

20 Jan 2019


Fuel prices witness sharp rise; petrol gets costlier by 23p

Fuel prices on Sunday witnessed a sharp hike for the fourth straight day as state-run oil companies increased the rate of petrol by 23 paise a liter while diesel became costlier by 29-31 paise per liter across the four major metro cities in India.

14 Jan 2019


Petrol price breaches Rs. 70-mark, diesel crosses Rs. 64

Petrol price breached the Rs. 70 a liter-mark and diesel crossed Rs. 64-mark today, after rates were hiked for the fifth consecutive day on rising input cost.

18 Nov 2018


Petrol price reduced by 20p, diesel cheaper by 18p

Petrol price was cut by 20 paise a liter and diesel by 18 paise on Sunday, the 29th straight daily reduction in fuel rates.

WPI inflation at four-month high, rises to 5.28% in October

Inflation based on wholesale prices rose to a four-month high of 5.28% in October, mainly due to spike in petrol and diesel prices.

29 Oct 2018


Petrol price cut by 30p/liter today; diesel cheaper by 20p/liter

The downward slide in petrol and diesel prices continued today after rates were cut by 20-30p/liter on softening international oil prices.

Petrol gets cheaper by 40p/liter and diesel by 33p/liter

Petrol price was cut by 40 paise a liter and diesel by 33 paise a liter on Sunday, the 11th straight reduction in rates on softening international oil prices.

25 Oct 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi emphasizes the responsibility of citizens towards society

PM Narendra Modi yesterday said more people are paying taxes because they have faith their money is being used properly, but pitched for a system where citizens do a little more than honestly paying taxes.

21 Oct 2018


Fuel prices cut; petrol cheaper by 25p, diesel by 17p

Petrol and diesel prices were cut for the fourth straight day Sunday on softening international oil prices, providing some relief to consumers battered by two months of relentless rate hikes.

05 Oct 2018


After petrol, Maharashtra to cut diesel prices by Rs. 1.50/liter

After reducing the petrol prices, the Maharashtra Government will cut the diesel prices by Rs. 1.50/liter, CM Devendra Fadnavis said today.

In a surprise move, RBI keeps policy rates unchanged

The Reserve Bank opted for a surprising status quo at the bi-monthly review today on expectations of softening price rise, but changed the policy stance to "calibrated tightening" from "neutral".

05 Oct 2018


Bihar: Nitish Kumar hints at reducing taxes on petrol, diesel

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar today said that state was looking forward to reducing taxes on petroleum products, following the Center's decision to slash excise duty on the same a day earlier.

04 Oct 2018


Gujarat government cuts petrol, diesel prices by Rs. 2.50/liter

The Gujarat government today announced a reduction of petrol and diesel prices by Rs. 2.50 per liter.

04 Oct 2018


Maharashtra announces additional cut of Rs. 2.5/liter on fuel prices

The Maharashtra government today announced a reduction in prices of petrol and diesel by Rs. 2.50 per liter, which will give consumers in the state a relief to the tune of Rs. 5 a liter.

04 Oct 2018

Arun Jaitley

Respite for common-man: Petrol, diesel price cut by Rs. 2.5/liter

Giving a major relief to common man, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley cut the price of petrol and diesel by Rs. 2.50 per liter.

25 Sep 2018


Fuel prices soar; here's how much petrol, diesel cost today

The already high fuel prices have shot up again, with petrol touching Rs. 82.86/liter in Delhi and Rs. 90.22 in Mumbai, on Tuesday.

24 Sep 2018


Petrol touches Rs. 91 in Maharashtra, increases in other cities

On Monday, petrol price in Mumbai crossed the crucial Rs. 90 mark, while several other cities in Maharashtra saw prices touch Rs. 91.

17 Sep 2018


Karnataka: Petrol, diesel prices slashed by Rs. 2

Following on the footsteps on Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, and Rajasthan, the Karnataka government has now slashed fuel prices in the state by Rs. 2, even as petrol prices spiral in other parts of the country.

17 Sep 2018


#ReliefForKarnataka: Kumaraswamy cuts petrol, diesel prices by Rs. 2/liter

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today announced the JD(S)-Congress government's decision to cut petrol and diesel prices by Rs. 2/liter.

16 Sep 2018


'Free-fuel receiver' Ramdas Athawale bats for upper caste reservation

Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Ramdas Athawale called for reservation for upper caste, on Saturday at an event in Jaipur.

15 Sep 2018

West Bengal

Price of ethanol blended petrol should be reduced: WB Minister

West Bengal Consumer Affairs Minister Sadhan Pande today said the price of petrol blended with ethanol should be reduced and consumers must be informed that they are buying blended fuel.

14 Sep 2018


Fuel prices hiked; petrol costlier by 28p, diesel up 22p

Petrol and diesel prices today scaled new highs as rates were increased on account of rupee depreciation and rise in international oil rates.

13 Sep 2018


Mayawati ruffles Congress's feathers by blaming UPA for fuel price

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President, Mayawati's remarks holding the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) equally responsible for the steep hike in fuel prices has ruffled many a feather in the Congress.

11 Sep 2018

Nitin Gadkari

Fuel will cost lower if we follow Gadkari's advice. Really?

On Monday, Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road, Transport and Highways, urged the farmers in Chhattisgarh, to make Ethanol and replace the petrol and diesel with it.

10 Sep 2018


BJP posts graph on "truth of petrol hike", gets trolled

Who doesn't know about BJP's version of 'truth' that's often based on assumptions, and not facts?

10 Sep 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Chandrababu Naidu slashes VAT on petrol and diesel in AP

Amid Bharat Bandh being observed across the nation to protest against escalating fuel prices, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu has announced a reduction in VAT on petrol and diesel by Rs. 2 per liter.

10 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Problem of fuel-price hike momentary, caused by global factors: BJP

BJP today said the problem being faced by the people because of rising fuel prices were momentary and caused by global factors.

10 Sep 2018


'Bharat Bandh' hits normal life in Karnataka

Normal life was thrown out of gear in Karnataka during the 'Bharat Bandh' called by the Congress and supported by JD(S), its ally in the coalition government, and other parties, to protest the rise in prices of petroleum products.

10 Sep 2018

Rahul Gandhi

#BharatBandh: Manmohan lashes out at Modi-govt over rising petro prices

Former PM Manmohan Singh today lashed out at the Narendra Modi-led government, saying it has done a lot which isn't in the interest of the nation and has now crossed all limits.