Sunday, 29 May, 2022
TopicFuel price

Topic: Fuel price

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

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

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

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

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.

All eyes on BJP-Trinamool poll war in Bengal, NDTV 24×7 & Mirror Now worry about Covid spread

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Disha Ravi arrest & ‘toolkit politics’ spark angry debates on ABP, Times Now, NDTV 24×7

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Why India appears strangely silent on sky-high fuel prices

Before 2014, fuel price hike used to outrage the public. Today, nobody seems to care. The difference tells you a lot about what appears to be ‘public opinion’.

India’s skyrocketing petrol prices, and the reason behind TikTok’s exit

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

Excise duties & Robin Hood politics — why fuel prices are rising despite low global rates

In episode 668 of Cut The Clutter, ThePrint’s Shekhar Gupta narrates the story of fuel pricing in the country to unpack why prices have risen drastically.

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Representational image of cryptocurrencies | Pizabay

What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.