Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
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Topic: Petrol

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Modi asks Opposition states to lower VAT on fuel, ‘not fair to your people’

The PM noted some states had not cut taxes on petrol, diesel even after the Centre cut excise duties.

Delhi air quality an indictment of authorities’ failure. AAP-BJP politics only makes it tragic

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Modi govt’s Diwali bonanza: Petrol excise rate cut by Rs 5, diesel by Rs 10

The announcement will take effect from Thursday and help bring down the skyrocketing prices of fuel which have touched record highs.

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.

Fuel prices hiked yet again, petrol touches record high of Rs 102.39/litre in Delhi

Petrol price rose for the third straight day by 25 paise a litre, and diesel by 30 paise, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.

Madhya Pradesh levies highest tax on petrol, Rajasthan on diesel, govt tells Lok Sabha

Oil Minister Hardeep Singh Puri also informed the Lok Sabha that the excise duty collected from petrol was Rs 1,01,598 crore and from diesel was Rs 2,33,296 crore during FY20-21.

Petrol at Rs 100/litre — why there’s more to fuel price hikes than just global oil cost

High taxes and 16 rounds of price hikes in May after zero increases in election months of March and April have a role to play in India’s zooming fuel prices.

After Mumbai & Hyderabad, petrol price in Bengaluru crosses Rs 100/litre

While petrol was over Rs 100 in several districts of Karnataka, capital Bengaluru reached the mark Friday after fuel prices were hiked for the 26th hike in less than 7 weeks.

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India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
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

20% of Agniveers in first-batch recruits will be women, says Indian Navy

Nearly 10,000 women have already registered for the online application process later this month; this is the first time that Navy is inducting women as sailors.

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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