Monday, 17 January, 2022
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Topic: Petrol

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.

Petrol prices cross Rs 100 a litre in Mumbai, at an all-time high in India

Petrol prices, which have already crossed the Rs 100-mark in several cities in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, breached the barrier in Mumbai on Saturday.

India’s petrol, diesel demand expected to be better than 2020 despite second Covid wave

While a raft of bearish calls predicting even worse demand this month has emerged after fuel consumption plunged in April, a closer look reveals marked differences from last year.

Petrol, diesel prices rise after 2-day pause, petrol crosses Rs 100-mark in Maharashtra

This was the fifth increase in prices since 4 May, when the state-owned oil firms ended an 18-hiatus in rate revision during assembly elections in states like West Bengal.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
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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.
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