Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicFuel price

Topic: Fuel price

Celebrating ‘azadi’ Yogi Adityanath-style, and SUVs have the right of way

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Fuel prices near record levels in India as petrol, diesel rates hiked again

Global oil prices are at a 3-year high with Brent trading at $78.64/barrel, pushing IOC, BPCL & HPCL to resume daily price revisions, ending the pause that came into effect earlier.

For Modi govt, ‘GDP rise’ means increase in gas, diesel and petrol prices: Rahul Gandhi

In a press conference Wednesday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused the Centre of earning Rs 23 lakh crore in the past 7 years by increasing the prices of gas, diesel and petrol.

Petrol price crosses Rs 100/litre in Delhi, diesel to cost Rs 89.53 per litre

Petrol price was increased by 35 paise per litre, while diesel rates were increased by 17 paise a litre. This is the 36th hike in price of petrol since 4 May this year.

Diesel price crosses Rs 100/litre in Odisha, second state to breach mark in a month

The price of diesel, the most used fuel in the country, had crossed Rs 100 mark in Sri Ganganagar and Hanumangarh in Rajasthan earlier this month.

Left parties to hold 15-day protest against rising prices of fuel, essential commodities, drugs

In joint statement, parties say 16-30 June protest will also demand control of prices of essential commodities, and Rs 7,500 per month direct cash transfer to families not in income tax-paying bracket.

Congress to hold nationwide ‘symbolic protest’ against rising fuel prices on 11 June

Congress's KC Venugopal said in a letter to state units that there should a visible public campaign and demand for a rollback the price rise.

India’s Covid ‘explosion’ timeline, and how states can keep oxygen demand low

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Former Mumbai Police chief’s extortion charges & a ‘liberal university’s toolkit deposit room’

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Need coordinated action between Centre, states to lower tax on fuel — Shaktikanta Das

Shaktikanta Das said that while revenue pressures on the govt is understandable, the impact on inflation also comes in from the fact that fuel prices affect manufacturing.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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