Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicFuel price

Topic: Fuel price

Sri Lanka halts fuel supplies for private cars till 10 July, asks people to stay home

The govt had already closed public schools and asked civil servants to work from home to curtail transport. It plans to allow foreign firms to distribute fuel to ease the shortages.

How Karnataka’s textbook revisions may affect minds & Rahul gets singed by a ‘firebrand’ leader

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

9th fuel price spike in 10 days, petrol, diesel costlier by Rs 6.40 a litre

Petrol now costs Rs 101.81 a litre, while diesel is selling at Rs 93.07 in Delhi. Prices are set to be raised due to a sharp jump in crude oil prices in the international markets.

Fuel prices soaring, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari drives to Parliament in green hydrogen car

The minister said the government was looking to clean up dirty water and reuse organic waste for the purpose of producing green energy.

Instead of statement, Mamata should focus on protecting common man: Urdu press on Birbhum

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

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

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting an Army insignia on his glove during the India-South Africa

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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