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Petroleum price hike hurting Pakistanis (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The steep hike in petroleum prices has shocked Pakistanis.Reflecting popular opinion, the Pakistani media is wondering if there is any proper regulatory authority to manage the ... Read more...

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RBI wants government to deregulate diesel price


January 24th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday suggested that the government deregulate the price of diesel fully to help contain aggregate demand and the trade deficit ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike has come as a shock: Pakistani daily


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) The hike in fuel prices has come as a shock for the people of Pakistan, a newspaper said Friday, adding that it was "hard to fathom ... Read more...

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Diesel price to go up if inflation comes down: Rangarajan


October 20th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The government will hike diesel prices once there is a substantial easing in inflationary pressure, the prime minister's top economic adviser C. Rangarajan said Thursday."Diesel ... Read more...

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Fuel prices go up in Pakistan


October 1st, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Fuel prices went up in Pakistan Saturday, authorities said.The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority announced an up-to-five-percent rise in petroleum products with immediate effect, reported Geo ... Read more...

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Pakistan hikes petrol prices


August 1st, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Pakistan has increased petrol prices, an official said.The prices of petroleum products, barring high speed diesel, have been increased for August, reported the daily Dawn.Oil and ... Read more...

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Pakistan reduces petroleum prices


July 1st, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) Pakistan has brought down petroleum prices. The price of petrol has been reduced by Rs.3 per litre, diesel by Rs.2.01 and light speed diesel by ... Read more...

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Petrol pump dealers’ commission raised, prices go up


July 1st, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Following the government's approval to increase the commission of petrol pump dealers, petrol and diesel prices will increase by 27 paise and 15 paise per ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Tripura Monday over hiked fuel prices


June 25th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led ruling Left Front in Tripura Saturday called for a 12-hour shutdown in the state Monday to protest against the hike ... Read more...

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Protests across Andhra Pradesh against fuel price hike


June 25th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 25 (IANS) The hike in prices of diesel, cooking gas and kerosene evoked a strong reaction in Andhra Pradesh with opposition parties Saturday staging protests across the ... Read more...

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India should deregulate diesel price: Planning Commission


May 31st, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Planning Commission has recommended that the government deregulate the price of diesel, thus allowing the oil marketing companies to decide the market rates, a ... Read more...

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Diesel price deregulation not inevitable: Basu


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Deregulation in the prices of diesel was not inevitable, chief economic adviser to the finance ministry Kaushik Basu said Thursday, and added that the government ... Read more...

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Diesel price may be freed if inflation falls


February 21st, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) India is likely to deregulate diesel prices once general inflation level falls to 6 percent, C. Rangarajan, chairman of the economic advisory council to the prime minister, ... Read more...

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Rising food prices a matter of deep concern: Pranab


January 9th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 9 (IANS) The rising food prices are a matter of deep concern and the central government has taken measures to improve the situation, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here ... Read more...

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EGoM to examine rationalization of diesel price, says Petroleum Secretary


December 30th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.30 (ANI): Union Petroleum Secretary S. Sudarshan on Thursday said the decision with regard to the consideration of revision, rationalization of price of diesel will be examined by the Empowered ... Read more...

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Diesel price to be decontrolled in due course: Deora


November 1st, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Murli Deora Monday said the government is considering decontrolling diesel prices and asserted that freeing of petrol prices and raising of diesel prices have not ... Read more...

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Diesel price deregulation not now: Oil secretary


October 27th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The government is not planning to deregulate diesel price now, as such a move will raise prices and push inflation up, Petroleum Secretary S. Sundareshan said here ... Read more...

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Government will check oil price fluctuation: Deora


October 27th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 27 (ANI): Expressing his concern over spiralling fuel prices, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora on Wednesday said the government would intervene if the global oil scenario remained ... Read more...

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Inflation to affect Ganesha festival, high fuel price makes celebrations costly affair


August 1st, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivaji SalukePune, Aug 1 (ANI): Every year the Ganesha festival is commemorated with deep fervour in Maharashtra. However, this year the surge in the petrol and diesel-price is likely to affect ... Read more...

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West Bengal: Talks fail between government, transporters


July 28th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) A meeting between the West Bengal government and transport operators on a fare hike failed Wednesday with the operators indicating that they would now go for a strike ... Read more...

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Bengal sops to cut diesel, kerosene prices (Lead)


July 26th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Bowing to opposition parties' pressure, the West Bengal government Monday announced a subsidy of Re.1 per litre on diesel used for public transport and exemption of sales tax ... Read more...

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People suffer as public transport remains off the road in Guwahati


July 2nd, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, July 2 (ANI): The general public here on Friday had to face a lot of commutation problem, as the public transport like the city buses and trackers remained ... Read more...

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Government decontrols fuel prices, set to increase


June 25th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The government Friday decided to decontrol petrol prices and also hiked the rates for diesel, kerosene and cooking gas to ameliorate the loss of thousands of ... Read more...

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India’s food inflation rises marginally (Lead)


March 4th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) India's annual food inflation rose slightly to 17.87 percent for the week ended Feb 20 from 17.58 percent the week before, though the government had said that ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi hopeful of diesel price rollback


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadu), March 3 (IANS) Citing revenue shortfall in the Union budget as justification for increase in excise duty on petroleum products, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi is nevertheless confident ... Read more...

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Fuel, food price hikes likely to ignite parliament


March 2nd, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Opposition MPs are planning to raise a storm over petrol and diesel price hikes when parliament reconvenes Wednesday after a four-day break. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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BMW to launch new model by year-end


February 25th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) German car maker BMW will start rolling out its third model - BMW X1 - from its Indian plant near here by the end of this year, a ... Read more...

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Left to protest price hike


July 25th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Threatening to launch a nationwide agitation against "unbearable" increase in prices of essential commodities, Left parties Saturday said the "callous decision" of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) ... Read more...

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UPA fuel price hike move forces parliament adjournment


July 2nd, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): The UPA Government and the opposition on Thursday traded charges over the fuel price hike on the first day of the Budget Session of Parliament.Non-Congress parties, ... Read more...

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Shiromani Akali Dal releases manifesto


April 20th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Apr 20 (ANI): Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President and Punjab deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday released his party's manifesto for general elections.The party in its manifesto reiterated its ... Read more...

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Diesel price cut discussion not on the agenda, says Deora


February 26th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Ruling out speculation of a price-cut in diesel on Thursday, Petroleum Minister Murli Deora said the issue is not on the Cabinet's agenda.Talking to reporters here today, ... Read more...

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Government takes no decision on diesel price cut


February 26th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Despite speculation that the government may reduce the price of diesel before general elections are announced, the union cabinet of ministers did not discuss the issue when ... Read more...

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No immediate cut in diesel price: Deora


February 25th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The government has no immediate plans to reduce diesel prices even though global oil prices are at record low levels, Petroleum Minister Murli Deora said here Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Bus, taxi fares to come down in West Bengal


January 30th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Bus and taxi fares across West Bengal will come down next month following a cut in diesel prices, state transport minister Subhas Chakraborty said Friday.According to the new ... Read more...

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Fuel prices to be again cut (Lead)


January 10th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Another reduction in fuel prices is round the corner. In the next few weeks, petrol will be cheaper by Rs.5 a litre, diesel by Rs.3 a litre, and ... Read more...

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