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LPG cylinder price hiked; check new rates here

12 Feb 2020

LPG cylinder price hiked; check new rates here

The state-run oil marketing company Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) on Wednesday increased the rates of LPG cylinders by up to Rs. 149 per cylinder.

'New Year's gift': LPG prices hiked for fifth straight month

01 Jan 2020

'New Year's gift': LPG prices hiked for fifth straight month

Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder prices were hiked for the fifth consecutive month on Wednesday.

Now, no more discounts on credit-card payments at petrol pumps

25 Sep 2019

Now, no more discounts on credit-card payments at petrol pumps

Credit card payments at petrol pumps will not get the 0.75% cashback/discount, starting from October 1.

#FinancialBytes: Credit-card tips, hacks to save money as you spend

14 Apr 2019

#FinancialBytes: Credit-card tips, hacks to save money as you spend

Credit cards have become an essential part of our lives today and are one of the widely-used payment methods for cashless transactions.

#FinancialBytes: Credit-card tips, hacks to save money as you spend

05 Mar 2019

#FinancialBytes: Credit-card tips, hacks to save money as you spend

Credit cards have become an essential part of our lives today and are one of the widely-used payment methods for cashless transactions.

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

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.

#FinancialBytes: 5 best credit cards for fuel purchases in India

20 Jan 2019

#FinancialBytes: 5 best credit cards for fuel purchases in India

Fuel expenses are a constant struggle and with the rising fuel prices, many are now looking for ways to save on fuel purchases.

Good news! Subsidized LPG cylinder price slashed by Rs. 5.91

31 Dec 2018

Good news! Subsidized LPG cylinder price slashed by Rs. 5.91

For the second time in a month, the price of subsidized domestic cooking gas or LPG has been reduced on account of tax impact on the reduced market rate of the fuel. Subsidized LPG price was slashed by Rs. 5.91/cylinder.

Athawale: RBI not letting govt give everyone Rs. 15 lakh

18 Dec 2018

Athawale: RBI not letting govt give everyone Rs. 15 lakh

In the run up to the 2014 elections, Narendra Modi had promised that every person in the country would receive Rs. 15 lakh if Indians' black money stored in offshore accounts was recovered.

I will never accept violence: Macron says after Paris protests

02 Dec 2018

I will never accept violence: Macron says after Paris protests

French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday denounced protesters against him as chaos seekers, as the growing demonstrations first triggered by planned fuel price hikes turned violent.

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

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.

Saudi Minister calls for 1mn bpd global oil output cut

12 Nov 2018

Saudi Minister calls for 1mn bpd global oil output cut

Following a drop in crude prices, oil producing countries should cut output by one million barrels per day (bpd) to re-balance the market, Saudi Arabia's energy minister Khalid al-Falih told at an energy conference in Abu Dhabi today.

Delhi: Kejriwal blames BJP as 400 petrol-pumps remain shut today

22 Oct 2018

Delhi: Kejriwal blames BJP as 400 petrol-pumps remain shut today

As 400-odd petrol pumps and CNG dispensing units in the national capital remained shut on Monday in protest against the Delhi government's refusal to reduce VAT on fuels, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accused BJP of "threatening" petrol pump owners to go on strike against the AAP dispensation.

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

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.

WPI inflation rises to 5.13% in September, courtesy fuel-price hike

15 Oct 2018

WPI inflation rises to 5.13% in September, courtesy fuel-price hike

Inflation based on wholesale prices rose to a two-month high of 5.13% in September, mainly due to the hardening of food prices and the rise in fuel prices.

Fuel prices rise again, no sign of slowing down

14 Oct 2018

Fuel prices rise again, no sign of slowing down

It's been months since fuel prices started climbing, and even now, climbing fuel prices show no signs of slowing down.

Amid slowing demand, car-makers are giving massive discounts

13 Oct 2018

Amid slowing demand, car-makers are giving massive discounts

With spiralling fuel and insurance costs, and wealth destruction in stock market crashes, this festive season hasn't been a joyous one so far for car manufacturers.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

#FuelsOnFire: Petrol price at record high, breaches Rs. 91/liter mark

01 Oct 2018

#FuelsOnFire: Petrol price at record high, breaches Rs. 91/liter mark

Petrol price today crossed the Rs. 91-mark in Mumbai while domestic cooking gas, LPG rates breached Rs. 500-level for the first time ever as oil, at a four-year high, pushed fuel prices to new all-time high across the country.

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

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.

Karnataka: Petrol, diesel prices slashed by Rs. 2

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.

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

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.

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

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?

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

09 Sep 2018

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.

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

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.

Chidambaram blames NDA govt for rise in fuel prices

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.

Rupee's dramatic fall hits petrol, diesel prices hard

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Karnataka budget: Congress might ask Kumaraswamy to lower fuel prices

07 Jul 2018

Karnataka budget: Congress might ask Kumaraswamy to lower fuel prices

Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy's decision to increase fuel prices in Karnataka's budget seems to have irked not just the common man, but coalition partner Congress as well.

Petrol, diesel prices hiked for first time after a month

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.

Petrol and diesel to come under GST: Details here

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.

Lakhs of trucks go off roads, food prices might increase

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.

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news

15 Jun 2018

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news

Here comes your business roundup express loaded with all the business new of the day.

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news

09 Jun 2018

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news

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

04 Jun 2018

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.

On rising fuel prices, Smriti Irani passes responsibility to states

03 Jun 2018

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.

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 6 business news

01 Jun 2018

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 6 business news

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