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Delhi air quality an indictment of authorities’ failure. AAP-BJP politics only makes it tragic

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Modi govt’s Diwali bonanza: Petrol excise rate cut by Rs 5, diesel by Rs 10

The announcement will take effect from Thursday and help bring down the skyrocketing prices of fuel which have touched record highs.

Diesel sales back at pre-pandemic levels as festive season drives up demand

Sales in October by three biggest fuel retailers were 1.3% higher than the same month in 2019. Sales of most other key fuels were also above pre-pandemic levels

Petrol, diesel prices rally to highest ever levels as rates hiked again by 35 paise/litre

Since the ending of the three-week-long hiatus in rate revision last month, this is the 14th increase in petrol price and the 17th time that diesel rates have gone up.

From 58% to 17% market share: Why Indians don’t like diesel cars anymore

When diesel was Rs 20-25/litre cheaper than petrol in 2012-13, cars running on it accounted for 58% of the market. Now, people buy less polluting options, and experts welcome it.

Fuel prices hiked yet again, petrol touches record high of Rs 102.39/litre in Delhi

Petrol price rose for the third straight day by 25 paise a litre, and diesel by 30 paise, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.

Madhya Pradesh levies highest tax on petrol, Rajasthan on diesel, govt tells Lok Sabha

Oil Minister Hardeep Singh Puri also informed the Lok Sabha that the excise duty collected from petrol was Rs 1,01,598 crore and from diesel was Rs 2,33,296 crore during FY20-21.

Petrol at Rs 100/litre — why there’s more to fuel price hikes than just global oil cost

High taxes and 16 rounds of price hikes in May after zero increases in election months of March and April have a role to play in India’s zooming fuel prices.

India’s petrol, diesel demand expected to be better than 2020 despite second Covid wave

While a raft of bearish calls predicting even worse demand this month has emerged after fuel consumption plunged in April, a closer look reveals marked differences from last year.

Petrol, diesel prices rise after 2-day pause, petrol crosses Rs 100-mark in Maharashtra

This was the fifth increase in prices since 4 May, when the state-owned oil firms ended an 18-hiatus in rate revision during assembly elections in states like West Bengal.

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Vit C serums to laser hair removal—DIY skincare on Instagram can be lethal for your skin

The Instagram algorithm complements brands’ targeted marketing so you see the products you’re most likely to buy. But the outcomes of DIY skin treatment are different.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

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The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

Recalling 8 stories of supreme heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 Bangladesh war 

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.