Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicRising fuel prices

Topic: Rising fuel prices

‘Mehengai maar gayi’: Urdu press quotes Manoj Kumar hit as Centre & states tussle on fuel prices

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

Chat with PM ‘one-sided’, facts shared by him on fuel price hike is ‘wrong’, says Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister said her govt had spent Rs 1,500 crore in the last 3 years to subsidise petrol and diesel prices in the state.

Non-Hindu traders ban at temples is BJP’s attempt to save Karnataka govt: What Urdu press wrote

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

Fuel prices surged by Rs 7.20 in last 12 days

Petrol and diesel rates hiked by another 80 paise per litre each on Saturday. Petrol to now cost Rs 102.61 per litre and diesel to sell for Rs 93.87 per litre.

Imran Khan gets his ‘Chris Rock’ moment, and how small fuel price shocks every day are better

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Fuel & gas price rise season is back, and what India should donate to the Commonwealth

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

PM Modi makes ‘pakoda’ delicacy, and meaning of ‘pride’ evolves for patriots

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Minimum price to ‘support’ govt & a ‘democracy hatao’ campaign

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Modi govt’s petrol, diesel tax hikes seen putting the brakes on India’s economic recovery

The high prices of petrol and diesel are adding another headwind to India’s economy facing the biggest contraction in four decades.

‘Encroaching’ on the common man’s pocket and India’s war with ‘Appstan’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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