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

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%.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

14 Nov 2018

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.

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

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

28 Oct 2018

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.

PM Modi emphasizes the responsibility of citizens towards society

25 Oct 2018

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.

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.

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

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

05 Oct 2018

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".

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.

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

04 Oct 2018

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Price of ethanol blended petrol should be reduced: WB Minister

15 Sep 2018

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

11 Sep 2018

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.

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?

Chandrababu Naidu slashes VAT on petrol and diesel in AP

10 Sep 2018

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.

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

10 Sep 2018

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.

'Bharat Bandh' hits normal life in Karnataka

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.

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

10 Sep 2018

#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.

Bharat Bandh called on Monday: All details here

09 Sep 2018

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.

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.

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

01 Aug 2018

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.

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.