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Diesel price hiked by Rs 5, opposition slams ‘anti-people’ move (Roundup)


September 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) In a politically-sensitive move, the government Thursday announced a hike in heavily-subsidised diesel price by Rs.5 a litre to check fiscal deficit and limited ... Read more...

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Government hikes diesel price by Rs.five a litre (Second lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government Thursday announced a hike in diesel price by Rs.five a litre and restricted availability of cooking gas cylinders per family to six ... 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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Decision on fuel prices deferred, CCPA meet postponed


September 11th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A decision on a hike in fuel prices was deferred Tuesday as a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA), scheduled for ... Read more...

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Hike likely in diesel, LPG, kerosene prices


September 5th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The oil ministry has moved a cabinet note seeking a hike in diesel, cooking gas and kerosene prices and limiting supply of subsidised cooking gas ... Read more...

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No deregulation of diesel, kerosene, LPG prices


August 21st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 21 (IANS) The government has no plans to deregulate diesel, cooking gas (LPG) and kerosene prices by withdrawing subsidy on them, Minister of State for Petroleum ... Read more...

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Fuel prices revised countrywide


July 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Petrol, diesel, cooking gas and kerosene prices across the country were revised Wednesday after state-run oil marketing companies adjusted the surcharge paid towards state levies ... Read more...

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No plan to hike diesel, LPG, kerosene prices: Reddy


May 28th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The government has no immediate plan to hike prices of diesel, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and kerosene, Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy said Monday."I ... Read more...

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Punjab ruling alliance claims complete shutdown in state


July 4th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 4 (IANS) Shops, markets and other commercial establishments in most cities and towns across Punjab remained shut Monday, following a call given by the ruling Shiromani Akali ... Read more...

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Ruling alliance calls for Punjab shutdown Monday (Lead)


July 3rd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 3 (IANS) Commercial activity across Punjab is likely to be affected Monday with the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine calling for a shutdown to ... Read more...

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Punjab government calls shutdown Monday


July 3rd, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 3 (IANS) Commercial activity across Punjab is likely to be affected Monday with the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance calling a shutdown to protest ... Read more...

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FIIs bought stocks worth $1 bn in June


July 3rd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Foreign funds were net buyers at the Indian equities markets to the tune of $1.014 billion in June, according to data available with the capital ... Read more...

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Meghalaya waives VAT on kerosene, cooking gas


July 1st, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 1 (IANS) Providing relief to the people of Meghalaya from the recent hike in prices of petroleum products, the state government Friday waived the Value Added Tax (VAT) ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP alliance calls for Punjab shutdown July 4


June 30th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance in Punjab has called for a shutdown in the state July 4 to protest the recent ... Read more...

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Haryana waives VAT on kerosene


June 26th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 26 (IANS) Marginally lessening the burden on the people of Haryana from the recent hike in kerosene prices, the state government Sunday waived the value added tax ... Read more...

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Bengal Left Front stir against fuel hike July 4-11


June 26th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) West Bengal's main opposition Left Front would July 4-11 launch a protest movement across the state demanding a rollback of the latest fuel price hike, ... Read more...

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BJP protests fuel price hike in Maharashtra


June 25th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Demanding that the price hike in diesel, cooking gas and kerosene be rolled back, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday held demonstrations at several places ... Read more...

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Srinagar youth protest fuel price hike


June 25th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Dozens of youths Saturday staged a noisy demonstration in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, shouting slogans against the hike in prices of diesel, cooking gas ... Read more...

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Why couldn’t you prevent hike, Left Front asks Mamata


June 25th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front Friday strongly opposed the fuel price hike and attacked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asking how she failed to prevent the increase ... Read more...

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Diesel, cooking gas and kerosene prices hiked (Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Over a month after petrol prices were hiked, the government Friday raised the price of diesel by Rs.3 a litre, cooking gas by Rs.50 ... Read more...

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GDP to grow at 8 percent this fiscal, inflation high till September: FICCI


May 30th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Indian economy's growth will moderate to 8 percent this fiscal compared to the 8.6 percent it is estimated to have expanded by in 2010-11, ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray blasts Congress for petrol price hike


May 16th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) "People have been stabbed in the back by the Congress," Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray said Monday in response to the move by oil companies ... Read more...

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No government role in petrol price hike, says Pranab


May 15th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said the government had no role to play in the latest petrol price hike as the prices had been ... Read more...

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Petroleum products get dearer in Pakistan


May 1st, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) Prices of petroleum products have been raised in Pakistan.The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) hiked petrol prices from Rs.83.56 to Rs.88.41 per litre and kerosene ... 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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Bharat bandh not a solution: government


July 4th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) With the opposition gearing up to enforce a nationwide shutdown Monday against rising prices and the fuel price hike, the government Sunday justified the increase in ... Read more...

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Oil marketing company scrips shoot up after price hike


June 25th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Scrips of oil marketing and exploring companies shot up after the government Friday freed fuel prices and hiked the rates for petrol, diesel, kerosene and cooking gas to ... Read more...

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Centre deregulates fuel prices


June 25th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Petrol and diesel prices across the country increased on Friday, as the Union Government decided to deregulate fuel prices.With this, petrol and diesel prices have been de-controlled ... Read more...

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EGoM to meet Friday to consider fuel price hike


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A ministerial panel will meet Friday and may decide on decontrolling fuel prices as per the Kirit Parikh committee recommendations. "The meeting of eGoM (empowered group ... Read more...

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Ministerial panel may meet next week on fuel price hike


June 16th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The empowered Group of Ministers (eGoM) may meet next week to consider an increase in prices of transport fuels. "We are trying for a meeting next ... Read more...

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Meeting of ministerial panel on fuel price hike postponed


June 15th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) A meeting of the empowered group of ministers (eGoM) set up to decide on a upward revision of fuel prices scheduled for Friday has been postponed. ... Read more...

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Government to decide on cooking gas, kerosene price hike


March 21st, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) The central government will take a decision on hiking the cooking gas and kerosene prices on the lines recommended by Kirit Parikh committee, an official said Saturday. "The ... Read more...

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Panel suggests deregulation of fuel prices (Lead)


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A government-constituted panel on oil pricing reforms Wednesday suggested total decontrol of pricing of auto fuels and a substantial hike in prices of kerosense and cooking gas. The ... Read more...

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No need to hike fuel prices, suggests PM’s panel


October 21st, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Prime Minister's economy advisory panel Wednesday said there was no need to hike fuel prices if global prices remained between $70 and $75 (Rs.3,150-Rs.3,375) a ... Read more...

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Government refuses to roll back fuel price hike


July 2nd, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Union Petroleum Minister Murli Deora Thursday refused to roll back the increase in fuel prices but said that a revision will be considered when the international crude ... Read more...

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