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Trinamool pullout increases Congress dependence on SP, BSP (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress' decision Tuesday to withdraw support to the UPA government has made it vulnerable and more dependent on outside supporters Samajwadi Party (SP) ... Read more...

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Trinamool pullout increases Congress dependence on SP, BSP


September 19th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress' decision Tuesday to withdraw support to the UPA government has made it vulnerable and more dependent on outside supporters Samajwadi Party (SP) ... Read more...

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PMO lists inclusive growth achievements


September 17th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Prime Minister's office (PMO) has listed 10 major achievements that showcase inclusive growth in the last one decade.Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official Twitter account ... 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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Government hikes diesel price by Rs.five a litre (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:35 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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Diesel under-recoveries of oil companies rise 14 percent


August 16th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Under-recoveries of public sector oil companies on high speed diesel (HSD) for the second fortnight of August 2012 grew 14 percent, official data released Thursday ... Read more...

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Free LPG to 25,000 BPL families in Bihar


July 25th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 25 (IANS) As many as 25,000 families living below the poverty line in Bihar will get free LPG connections, a minister said Wednesday.Minister for Food and Consumer Protection ... Read more...

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NDA shutdown against petrol hike Thursday


May 30th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The BJP has accused the central government of increasing the petrol prices despite a fall in the global crude rates, as it stepped up ... Read more...

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Would cut petrol prices if crude prices fall: IOC


May 24th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Amidst country-wide outrage over the steepest rise of petrol prices by Rs.7.5 a litre, Indian Oil Corp Thursday said it will not roll back the ... Read more...

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India Inc calls for dual pricing of diesel, LPG


May 24th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Welcoming the hike in petrol prices, industry organisations Thursday called for differential pricing of diesel and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to curb ballooning fuel subsidy."The ... Read more...

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No access to toilets for half of Jammu and Kashmir households


March 28th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 28 (IANS) Almost half of Jammu and Kashmir's two million households don't have access to toilets and only 900,000 have water taps in their homes, revealed figures released ... Read more...

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West Bengal: only a quarter use tap water


March 27th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) The West Bengal census report of 2011 revealed Tuesday that only 25.4 and 54.5 percent of households use tap water and have electricity in their homes.According ... Read more...

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India asks Saudi Arabia to hike crude oil supply


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) In a move seen to fill a possible cut in supplies from sanctions-hit Iran, India Thursday asked Saudi Arabia to raise supply of crude oil ... Read more...

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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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Shutdowns, blockades: Manipur’s main poll issues


January 25th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 25 (IANS) The common man in Manipur has one big hope from Saturday's assembly polls - a lasting solution to shutdowns. They are still smarting from ... Read more...

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IOC reports quarterly net loss of Rs.7,485.55 crore


November 9th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Joining its state-owned oil marketing peers, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) Wednesday reported huge losses in the second quarter ended Sep 30 at Rs.7,485.55 crore owing to ... Read more...

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Dhumal attacks hike in petrol prices


November 5th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister P.K. Dhumal Friday condemned the hike in petrol price by the central government.In a statement here, Dhumal said the latest hike in ... Read more...

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Aadhaar-enabled system to be used for subsidy payments


September 20th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The unique identification numbers or Aadhaar-enabled unified payment infrastructure will be used for direct transfer of subsidies on kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and fertilisers, ... Read more...

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Delhi’s power tariff lower than others: Dikshit


August 27th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A day after power tariff was hiked by 22 percent in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday said the rates here were ... Read more...

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Inflation eases a tad to 9.22 percent in July


August 16th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Inflation based on wholesale price index declined marginally to 9.22 percent in July from 9.44 percent in the previous month, official data showed Tuesday.Final inflation ... Read more...

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Indian Oil Corporation posts quarterly net loss


August 10th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) State-owned Indian Oil Corporation (IOL) Wednesday posted a net loss of Rs.3,719 crore for the quarter ended June 30.Net loss in the same period of ... Read more...

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No need to revise fiscal deficit target: Pranab


July 5th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The government will stick to its fiscal deficit targets despite loss of revenue due to reduction in levies on petroleum products following the recent ... Read more...

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Orissa waives tax on cooking gas, kerosene


June 29th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 28 (IANS) Orissa Tuesday waved the value added tax (VAT) on cooking gas and kerosene, providing marginal relief to the people after their prices were hiked. A cooking ... Read more...

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Pranab urge states to cut levies on diesel, LPG


June 27th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has urged state governments to cut levies on diesel, kerosene and domestic LPG to provide some relief to the common ... Read more...

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Himachal reduces VAT on diesel


June 27th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 27 (IANS) Providing relief to the people of Himachal Pradesh from the recent hike in prices of petroleum products, the state government Monday reduced the value added tax ... Read more...

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Rising fuel prices hit lower income group most: Aamir


June 25th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan Saturday said the frequent fuel price hikes mostly affect the people in the lower income group, who then find it hard ... Read more...

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‘Fuel price hike cripples transporters, economy of country’


June 25th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi Transporters Association (DTA) Saturday protested the hike in price of diesel, saying that it will have a crippling effect on the truckers and ... 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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Fuel price hike inevitable: Delhi CM


June 25th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday defended the fuel price hike, saying it was a reflection of the rise in international crude prices."The price of ... Read more...

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Post-hike fuel prices in Delhi


June 24th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) With the announcement of the fuel-price hike, following are the new prices for diesel, kerosene and LPG, which come into effect Friday midnight:Current price of ... 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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Protesting Jats threaten to block Delhi-Ambala rail route


March 21st, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kurukshetra, Mar 21 (ANI): The Jats, who have been demanding 27 per cent reservation in Central jobs under the OBC category, on Monday threatened to block the Delhi-Ambala rail route if ... Read more...

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CII welcomes inclusive growth oriented Budget 2011-12


February 28th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.28 (ANI): The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Monday welcomed the budget proposals for 2011-12 presented in Parliament by Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee.The CII said that it ... Read more...

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Stove fumes as big a killer as AIDS


December 17th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Your kitchen stove can do more than cook your meals - it can cook your goose too!Some 400,000 Indians die each year due to the toxic fumes ... Read more...

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Discourage sale of BMWs, Audis, says Jairam


November 12th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday called for corrections in the fiscal policy to discourage luxurious cars like BMW and Audi in the country as they ... Read more...

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