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Topic: diesel

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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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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