Monday, 24 September, 2018

Topic: Petrol prices

Modi govt has crossed the limit, Opposition must shed differences & unite: Manmohan Singh

Speaking at the Bharat Bandh protest against rising fuel prices, Singh accused Modi government of failing to fulfill its promises to the people.
Bharat Bandh

Rahul Gandhi leads opposition parties to launch Bharat Bandh

Twenty-one opposition parties have come together for Bharat Bandh demanding that the government brings petrol and diesel under GST. 

Rising oil prices and the impending general elections leave little hope for India’s plummeting rupee

The weakened rupee, Asia's worst performing currency, is prompting foreigners to sell their Indian assets. 

Petrol and diesel prices peak due to falling rupee and rising oil prices

Petrol price in Delhi rose to a record Rs 79.15 a litre and diesel climbed to a fresh high of Rs 71.15.
Hindustan Petroleum Corp. gas station in New Delh

Petrol prices raised by 14 paise, diesel up by 15 paise

Since 3 June, this is the first time petrol price touched Rs 78 in Delhi. Diesel too scales new highs at Rs 69.61. 
Modi's banners on Ujjwala

Petrol pumps claim Modi govt arm-twisting them to fuel its publicity campaign

Dealers claim OMCs telling them to put up hoardings promoting govt schemes bearing Modi's photo. OMCs deny the charge, say move only to promote schemes

This is what cheaper and better looking electric vehicles can do for you

Charging will last for months in electric vehicles, it's cleaner and convenient to use and also reduces air and noise pollution.

Christian priests accused of rape: Isolated events or eroding credibility of Indian church?

While allegations against Bishop Franco Mulakkal are under investigation, there is pressure on Bishops' Council to initiate a full-fledged probe. Experts weigh in.