Sunday, 29 May, 2022

Topic: Petrol

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.

Not possible to bring petrol, diesel under GST for next 8-10 years, says Sushil Modi in RS

The BJP leader said that if petrol or diesel is brought under the Goods and Services Tax regime then states would suffer loss of Rs 2 lakh crore revenue.

India has barely exited recession. Boost vaccination programme to better GDP

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Indians are cutting down on essentials like onions, wheat to afford fuel hike, survey says

With petrol prices touching around Rs 100 and diesel up to nearly Rs 90, Indians are dipping into savings or cutting down on expenses to meet their fuel need, says LocalCircles survey.

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’.

Petrol, diesel prices cut by Rs 5 per litre in Assam ahead of assembly polls

Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma made the announcement as he proposed to remove an additional cess of around 25% imposed on alcoholic drinks.

When Koo clipped Twitter’s wings, and the burden of skyrocketing fuel prices

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No major income tax relief in Budget, new agri cess won’t push up petrol & alcohol prices

Govt has levied an agriculture infrastructure and development cess on a host of items, but this is unlikely to impact the final consumer.

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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.