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Delay in oil price hike to increase inflation: Parekh


September 12th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) With the union government having deferred a hike in oil prices, Planning Commission member Kirit Parikh Wednesday said failure to revise fuel prices would result ... Read more...

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Iran warns of oil price hike


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The current embargo on Iranian oil and political pressure on the Islamic Republic will result in higher oil prices on international markets, Petroleum Minister Rostam ... Read more...

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Bengal bus operators pull out of strike, CITU to go ahead


July 28th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal bus operators Saturday decided to pull out of the July 31 transport strike after assurances from the state government but the CPI-M labour ... Read more...

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Mamata ‘disappointed’ with petrol price hike, demands rollback (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo and West BengaL Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday expressed her "disappointment" over the announcement of a petroleum price hike, and demanded ... Read more...

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Trinamool disappointed with petrol price hike, demands rollback


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Expressing "disappointment" over the announcement of a petrol price hike, Congress' estranged ally Trinamool Congress Monday demanded an immediate rollback and wider consultation with all ... Read more...

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Mamata not happy with partial rollback of petrol prices (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Expressing her dissatisfaction over the partial cut in the petrol price hike, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ... Read more...

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Thackeray slams petrol price hike


May 25th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Slamming the central government for the hike in petrol prices, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday said liqour was now cheaper than petrol in Maharashtra."Wah re ... 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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For reforms, Pakistani daily cites India’s example


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Had Pakistan implemented governance and fiscal reforms it might have been better placed to protect its people against rising global oil prices today, "just as India ... Read more...

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If Congress wants, they can leave: Mamata (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Ties between West Bengal's ruling partners sunk to a new low Saturday with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee angrily telling the Congress that it was free ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s opposition walks out of National Assembly over oil price hike


March 1st, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- Three main opposition parties on Tuesday walked out of Pakistan's National Assembly over the current hike in petroleum prices, Associated Press of Pakistan reported.The legislators belonging to opposition ... Read more...

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Price rise to be controlled soon: Scindia


August 1st, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, Aug 1 (IANS) After the first week of parliament's monsoon session was washed away due to repeated opposition protests against spiralling food prices, Minister of State for Commerce Jyotiraditya Scindia Sunday ... Read more...

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IOC against frequent fuel price revision


July 8th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) State-run oil marketing company Indian Oil Corp (IOC) Thursday said there will not be any revision in the oil price hike if global crude oil prices do ... Read more...

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Preference in government jobs based on popular demand: Karunanidhi


June 28th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), June 28 (IANS) The announcement at the World Classical Tamil Conference valedictory function to give preference in state government jobs to those who studied Tamil was based on the ... Read more...

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Deora meets Mukherjee on oil price hike, no decision taken


January 14th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Petroleum Minister Murli Deora, who met Thursday to discuss the proposed fuel prices hike, were unable to agree on the quantum ... Read more...

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Oil price hike shuts down 100,000 Mexican firms


August 22nd, 2008 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 22 (Xinhua) At least 100,000 small companies have been shut down in Mexico due to the soaring oil prices and new tax laws, the Latin American Organization of Small ... Read more...

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India, China not responsible for oil price rise: Deora


July 3rd, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Blaming India and China for the oil price hike is "completely devoid of merit", Indian petroleum minister Murli Deora told the World Petroleum Congress in Madrid Thursday. ... Read more...

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Countering inflation not to sacrifice growth: Y V Reddy


June 23rd, 2008 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, June 23 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Yaga Venugopal Reddy today said that the growth of the nation would not be sacrificed while dealing with inflation and the ... Read more...

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Chidambaram promises more steps to check inflation


June 21st, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 21(ANI): Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said that the Central Government and the Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) would take more measures to curb inflation. After meeting ... Read more...

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RBI Governor meets PM to discuss inflation


June 21st, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
New DeIhi, June 21(ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Y V Reddy met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh; a day after the inflation rate was recorded at a 13- year high ... Read more...

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Inflation races to 13-year high of 11.05 percent


June 20th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): The inflation reached a 13-year high of 11.05 percentfor the week ended June 7. Oil price hike and rising prices of food items have contributed to ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland plans Rs.30 bn investment for expansion


June 17th, 2008 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Commercial vehicles manufacturer Ashok Leyland (AL) Tuesday said the company would invest around Rs.30 billion ($714.3 million) in the next three years for its capacity expansion. On the ... Read more...

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Oil pool account can redress petrol price burden(Commentary)


June 15th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Nandakumar J and A. Vinod Kumar Just before inflicting a burdening oil price hike on his countrymen, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had hinted that no solution exists for this tangle, supposedly created ... Read more...

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Growth policy that includes all people necessary: Pranab


June 14th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government was going for an inclusive growth policy in the 11th Five-Year Plan which would benefit more people, Minister for External Affairs ... Read more...

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Oil price may retard economic growth, says Mukherjee


June 12th, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Terming the skyrocketing oil price as externally induced, India's External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday did not rule out its adverse impact on the country's economic growth. ... Read more...

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Iraqi oil could help ease pressure on global economy: India


June 12th, 2008 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) If Iraqi crude oil begins to flow into the market it can have a positive impact on the global economy that is already showing signs of retardation, ... Read more...

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Global slowdown, oil price hike to hit Indian IT growth


June 9th, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 9 (IANS) The booming Indian information technology (IT) sector is set for a slower growth in the current fiscal due to global economic slowdown, surge in crude oil prices and ... Read more...

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Austerity drive: another minister cancels US trip


June 7th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) One more minister has heeded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's advice to practise austerity. Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi, who was expected to leave for the US ... Read more...

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Prime Minister’s austerity call makes three ministers cancel trips(Leads)


June 6th, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's call on the government to observe austerity in the wake of the oil price hike, three of his cabinet ministers ... Read more...

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Will the oil price hike help or hinder the government? (Commentary)


June 5th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli For a party and government which seem to have become temperamentally averse to taking risks and offending allies, the Congress and the Manmohan Singh government have taken an uncommonly bold ... Read more...

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Cabinet to decide on fuel price hike today


June 4th, 2008 - 8:40 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): A Cabinet meeting will be held here today to decide on increasing the prices of fuel, which has now become almost inevitable due to the continuous ... Read more...

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Cabinet to decide on fuel price hike tomorrow: Pranab


June 3rd, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , June 3 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said that a Cabinet meeting will be held tomorrow to decide on increasing the prices of fuel, which ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh appeals for wider consensus on oil price hike


June 2nd, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, June2 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said that rising crude oil prices could adversely affect the Indian economy. Inaugurating the Annual General Meeting of the Associated Chambers ... Read more...

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Manmohan appeals for wider consensus on oil price hike


June 2nd, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, June 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said that rising crude oil prices could adversely affect the Indian economy. "We cannot allow the subsidy bill to rise ... Read more...

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Congress to discuss oil price hike with allies first


June 1st, 2008 - 9:50 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Worried over unabated inflation, the ruling Congress said Saturday it would discuss the fuel price hike proposal with its allies, even as it sought to pass on ... Read more...

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