Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicPetrol prices

Topic: Petrol prices

Delhi BJP stages dharna near Kejriwal’s residence, demands cut in VAT on petrol, diesel

Days after Centre slashed prices on petrol and diesel in BJP-ruled states, Delhi Deputy CM Sisodia, said the AAP govt is also looking into steps to provide more relief to the people.

Petrol price further reduced by Rs 8, diesel by Rs 9 in BJP-ruled states, UTs

The move has led to BJP and its partner ruled states witnessing steeper reductions in fuel prices in comparison to Maharashtra, Delhi, Bengal and other non-BJP ruled states.

Petrol, diesel prices hiked for fourth consecutive day

The price of petrol in Delhi rose to its highest-ever level of Rs 109.34 per litre and Rs 115.15 per litre in Mumbai, and crossed past the Rs 120 mark in parts of Madhya Pradesh.

Critics of Modi speech should know 100 cr Covid vaccination isn’t too different from polio campaign

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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.

High petrol, diesel prices have almost never lowered consumption, 20-yr data analysis shows

ThePrint looked at prices and consumption data of petrol and diesel between 1999-20 and 2019-20 and didn't find any discernible pattern.

7-year record: UPA raised petrol, diesel prices more than BJP, but global story was different

With the price rise becoming a political issue again, here’s a look at how fuel prices have charted the course over the last 17 years.

Oil price paradox: Why Modi govt is alarmed by edible oil prices but not petrol & diesel

Both the heavily imported commodities have witnessed double-digit inflation but one is set to become cheaper. 

How soaring petrol, diesel prices pose threat to India’s recovery and inflation

Higher fuel prices are hitting the country’s middle class, the engine that’s driven India’s economic and oil demand growth in recent times.

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.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

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.