petrol price hike

No immediate petrol price hike, clarifies minister


September 7th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Another hike in petrol price is on the way but not immediately, Petroleum Minister Jaipal Reddy said Friday."There are no immediate plans...There is of course ... Read more...

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Increase coordination with UPA partners, Mamata tells Congress


July 18th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Asking the Congress to pace up the coordination and consultations with its UPA allies on policy matters, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said ... Read more...

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CPI-M opposes FDI in multi-brand retail


June 11th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday came out strongly against opening up the FDI in multi-brand retail as well as upping foreign direct investment (FDI) limits in banking ... 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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Rs.2 cut in petrol price unacceptable: CPI-M


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The CPI-M Saturday demanded the full rollback of the petrol price hike, saying the cut of Rs.2 a litre announced by oil companies was unacceptable."After ... 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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Shutdown hits India’s tech hub partially (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) Protest shutdown against steep petrol price hike Thursday partially affected India's tech hub with leading IT firms, including Infosys Ltd and multinationals logging out, even ... Read more...

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Shutdown disrupts life across UP, train services disrupted


May 31st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown call against the petrol price hike, supported by the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP), disrupted life in all cities and towns of Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Shutdown near-total in Mumbai, most of Maharashtra (Second lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown against rising prices and inflation called by opposition parties paralysed life in large parts of Maharashtra and its capital Mumbai with public transport ... Read more...

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A BJP protest in Srinagar


May 31st, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday proved a point when some 50 activists staged a protest here against the petrol price hike.The protesters, who gathered ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Tripura


May 31st, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 31 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown called by the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and its allies in the ruling Left Front to protest hike in petrol prices ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples Andhra Pradesh


May 31st, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) Road transport services in Andhra Pradesh came to a halt as the opposition-sponsored daylong shutdown to protest the steep hike in petrol prices evoked wide ... Read more...

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Highways blocked in Punjab, life affected in Haryana


May 31st, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 31 (IANS) Hundreds of ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists Thursday blocked traffic on highways across Punjab following the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and Left ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits train traffic in Odisha


May 31st, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 31 (IANS) The movement of trains and commercial vehicles was hit in several parts of Odisha Thursday as the shutdown against the hike in petrol prices, ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi says he never threatened to quit UPA (Fourth Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday threatened to pull out of the UPA government over the hike in petrol prices but later did a quick ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi says he never threatened to quit UPA (Third Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday threatened to pull out of the UPA government over the hike in petrol prices but later did a quick U-turn.Shortly ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi says he never threatened to quit UPA (Second Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday threatened to pull out of the UPA government over the hike in petrol prices but later did a quick U-turn.Shortly ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi threatens to pull out of UPA (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday threatened to pull out of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government if it does not roll back the hike in petrol ... Read more...

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DMK threatens to pull out of UPA


May 30th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday threatened to pull his party out of the UPA government if it did not roll back the hike in petrol prices.Leading ... Read more...

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CPI warns of gas price hike


May 29th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) Tuesday warned that close on the heels of the recent petrol price hike, people may soon be hit by an ... Read more...

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Government stands by on petrol hike, allies protest (Roundup)


May 25th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The government Friday refused to immediately rollback the sharply hiked petrol prices but promised to take a definitive view soon under pressure from the ... Read more...

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Decision on petrol price rollback in a few days: Reddy (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy Friday said the government is monitoring the situation and would take a "definitive" view in a few days."I will ... Read more...

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Decision on petrol price rollback in a few days: Reddy


May 25th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Just two days after the state-run oil marketing companies announced the steepest hike so far in petrol price, Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy Friday ... 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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Petrol hike perturbs B-Town


May 24th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The steep rise in petrol price has left Bollywood celebrities like Gul Panag and Divya Dutta concerned about the plight of the country's common man, ... Read more...

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Kerala to forgo sales tax on petrol


May 24th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 24 (IANS) A day after the petrol price hike, the Kerala government at a special cabinet meeting Thursday decided to forgo the sales tax on petrol, reducing its ... Read more...

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Petrol hike hits Congress in Hatia


May 24th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 24 (IANS) The petrol price hike has put the Congress in Jharkhand in an embarrassing situation ahead of the June 15 Hatia assembly byelection.The poll process began ... 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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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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Allies join opposition, slam sharp petrol price hike (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A day after the UPA-II government touted high economic growth in its annual report, it came under attack from the opposition as well as ... Read more...

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Petrol price cut will not help inflation: Experts


November 16th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) The cut in petrol prices by state-run oil companies will have negligible or marginal impact on the country's economy and will not help the near double-digit ... Read more...

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Trinamool’s opposition to petrol hike meaningless: Biman Bose


November 9th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 9 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front Wednesday termed as "meaningless" the Trinamool Congress' opposition to the petrol price hike and asked why the party did not protest ... Read more...

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PM will decide petrol price issue: Pranab


November 8th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will decide on the issue of petrol prices after discussing the matter Tuesday with MPs of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) partner ... Read more...

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Mamata was in cabinet when petrol decontrolled: CPI-M


November 8th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 7 (IANS) Terming the Trinamool Congress protests against the petrol price hike as "doublespeak", West Bengal's Left Front major Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday noted that ... Read more...

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