fuel price hike

Congress hopes to convince allies on diesel hike


September 14th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Congress Friday expressed the hope that it would be able to convince its allies DMK and Trinamool Congress on the "unpleasant but unavoidable" ... Read more...

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Unions denounce fuel price hike


September 14th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) All central trade unions Friday condemned the fuel price hike and said this would further push up prices of food, making the life of "ordinary ... Read more...

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Why is Mukul Roy absent from cabinet meetings, asks Congress


September 14th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Asking why Railway Minister Mukul Roy, from the Trinamool Congress, was absent from most cabinet meetings where decisions like the fuel price hike are taken, ... Read more...

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Will oppose anti-people fuel price hike: SP


September 14th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party said the anti-people policies of the Congress-led central government will take the country towards devastation and asserted it would fight the diesel price ... Read more...

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Congress core group meets over fuel price hike


September 11th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A day after Congress chief Sonia Gandhi returned from abroad following a medical check up, the party's core group met here Tuesday to discuss ... Read more...

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Bike sales in August down first time in three years


September 10th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Motorcycle sales in India shrunk for the first time since 2009, data furnished Monday by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) showed.India, which is ... Read more...

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Mamata takes on centre, Left over fuel price hike (West Bengal Newsletter)


July 28th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) After a few days of truce with the central government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has revived her crusade against the Congress-led UPA over ... Read more...

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Will protest fuel price hike, but won’t let Left create rift: Mamata


July 27th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bolpur (West Bengal), July 27 (IANS) Sticking to her stand of hitting the streets against the rise in fuel prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said she ... Read more...

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Mamta demands withdrawal of fuel price hike


July 25th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday threatened to hit the streets if the centre did not withdraw its decision to hike petrol and diesel ... Read more...

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China cautions its citizens to be careful in India (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) In an unusual advisory, China has cautioned its citizens travelling to India to be alert in the wake of a nationwide strike against the petroleum ... Read more...

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China cautions its citizens travelling to India


June 4th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) China has cautioned its citizens travelling to India to check about travel disruptions due to the May 31 nationwide strike against petroleum fuel hike and ... Read more...

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Toyota Kirloskar, Nissan Motor India sales up in May


June 1st, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Japanese-Indian car joint venture Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. continued its good show this fiscal by selling 15,501 units last month, up from 7,470 units sold ... Read more...

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Finally, Advani-Gadkari feud out in the open (Third Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The simmering feud in the BJP between Nitin Gadkari and L.K. Advani erupted in the open Thursday when Advani launched an implicit attack on ... Read more...

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Roll back fuel price hike, Left demands


May 31st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The government should roll back the petrol price hike, the four Left parties demanded Thursday, at the end of a day-long nationwide protests."The UPA government ... Read more...

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Advani shocker: People upset with BJP too (Second Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) In remarks that are bound to raise eyebrows, former BJP president L.K. Advani said Thursday that people were not happy with the UPA government ... Read more...

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Advani sting: People upset with BJP too (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) In remarks that are bound to raise some eyebrows, former BJP president L.K. Advani said Thursday that people were not happy with the UPA ... Read more...

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Left leaders detained, shutdown hits Delhi (Second Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown against fuel price hike hit normal life in the national capital Thursday as commuters bore the brunt of roadblocks and protests ... Read more...

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Jammu shuts down against fuel price hike


May 31st, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 31 (IANS) Vehicles went off the roads and shops and businesses were shut Thursday in this Kashmir city as part of an all-India shutdown to protest the ... Read more...

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Markets shut, trains stopped in Agra


May 31st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 31 (IANS) The Taj city observed a total shutdown Thursday as shopkeepers joined the 'Bharat Bandh' called by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and others to protest ... Read more...

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Harrowing time for Delhi as shutdown hits traffic (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) It was a harrowing morning for Delhiites Thursday as the shutdown against the fuel price hike hit vehicular movement in many parts of the ... Read more...

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Delhi commuters face tough time due to shutdown


May 31st, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown against the fuel price hike hit traffic in several parts of the city Thursday with commuters facing a tough time ... Read more...

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Tripura demands roll back of oil price hike


May 24th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 24 (IANS) The ruling Left Front in Tripura Thursday demanded immediate withdrawal of the hike in petrol prices and organised demonstrations across the north eastern state to press ... Read more...

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BJP leader injured while burning effigy


May 24th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, May 24 (IANS) A BJP local leader sustained serious burn injuries here Thursday when her sari caught fire during a protest against the fuel price hike, police said.Pallavi ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike ’savage attack’ on people: Left


May 24th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Left parties Thursday condemned the petrol price hike as "a savage attack" on people and announced an India-wide protest day May 31."(We) strongly condemn ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike a necessity but no decision yet: Jaipal Reddy


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 22 (IANS) Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister S. Jaipal Reddy Tuesday said no decision had been taken on increasing fuel prices in the country but added that it ... Read more...

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PM hints at fuel price hike, stresses energy security


April 28th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday hinted at an impending hike in fuel prices saying that there is need for such an exercise to balance ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike in the offing as crude soars


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Consumers may have to bear another round of price hike in auto and cooking fuels as the government is mulling a review in the wake ... Read more...

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Three killed in Nepal bombing


February 27th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 27 (IANS) At least three people, including a woman, were killed Monday in a powerful petrol bomb blast in the Nepali capital, media reports said.More than six people ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka fishermen clash with cops over fuel price hike


February 15th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 15 (IANS) Violence broke out in parts of Sri Lanka Wednesday as fishermen protested a hike in fuel price. One fisherman was killed and many others were injured ... 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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Corruption sparks protest in Srinagar


November 15th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 15 (IANS) Nearly 400 men and women held a noisy but peaceful protest here Tuesday against rampant corruption in Jammu and Kashmir."If previous surveys placed Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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No tensions with government: Trinamool


November 8th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Ahead of its MPs meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on fuel price hike, the Trinamool Congress Tuesday said there was no tension between the ... Read more...

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BJP may stall parliament over fuel price hike


November 7th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday asked the government to rollback the hike in petrol prices and indicated that it could stall ... Read more...

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BMS plans rally in Delhi against fuel price hike


November 5th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Strongly opposing the petrol price hike announced by the central government a day earlier, Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) Friday said it will hold a massive ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s auto-richshaws to get electronic meters


October 9th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Sunday ordered the installation of electronic meters on the around 100,000 auto-rickshaws plying in Mumbai's eastern and western suburbs to prevent over-charging by ... Read more...

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