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65 percent Kerala LPG users use six units a year: Chandy


September 19th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said 65 percent of the seven million LPG users in the state use six or less than six gas cylinders ... Read more...

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No rollback of diesel price hike, FDI in retail: Chidambaram


September 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said the government would not rollback its decision to allow foreign direct investments (FDI) in multi-brand retail and the hike ... 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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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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Britain’s watchdog to probe petrol prices


September 6th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) The British Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has announced it will launch an investigation into the prices of petrol and diesel to see whether a fall ... 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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BJP attacks UPA over fertilizer prices


August 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari Monday attacked the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, saying its policy is to exploit farmers and ... Read more...

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Inflation down by 6.87 percent


August 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's headline inflation fell to 6.87 percent in July from 7.25 percent in the previous month, putting pressure on the Reserve Bank of India to ... 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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Petrol prices to be hiked by 70 paise from midnight (Second Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India's oil marketing companies Monday announced a hike in petrol prices by 70 paise a litre, with effect from midnight, citing increasing international oil prices ... Read more...

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New petrol prices in metros, mini-metros


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Petrol prices will be hiked 70-91 paise a litre in the metros and mini-metrosled by increasing international oil prices and a decline in the value ... Read more...

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Petrol prices to be hiked by 70 paise from midnight (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India's oil marketing companies Monday announced a hike in petrol prices by 70 paise a litre, with effect from midnight, citing increasing international oil prices ... Read more...

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Goa to lose Rs.165 crore over low petrol prices


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) Goa, where petrol prices are the lowest in the country, has earned the distinction at some cost to the government - about Rs.165 crore, which ... Read more...

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Inflation eases, but food prices surge


July 16th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India's headline inflation fell to 7.25 percent in June from 7.55 percent in the previous month, putting pressure on the Reserve Bank of India to ... Read more...

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Opposition heat on Chidambaram over ice cream remark (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Under fire for remarks allegedly mocking the urban middle class on rising prices, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said he had made a "matter-of-fact" ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says he did not mock middle class on price rise


July 11th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Under fire for remarks allegedly mocking the urban middle class on rising prices, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said he had made a "matter-of-fact" ... Read more...

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Gadkari slams UPA government for rampant inflation


July 8th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kangra (Himachal Pradesh), July 8 (IANS) Slamming the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government for the price rise, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Sunday said that ... Read more...

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Petrol prices will be raised after presidential poll: Mamata


June 29th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) Refusing to attach much importance to the cut in petrol prices announced Thursday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleged that the rates have been ... Read more...

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Petrol to be cheaper by Rs.2.46 a litre (Second Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India's three oil marketing companies (OMCs) have decided to reduce petrol prices by a minimum of Rs.2.46 a litre, depending on states' sales taxes, from ... Read more...

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Petrol prices to be cut by Rs.2.46 a litre (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India's oil marketing companies have decided to cut back petrol prices by Rs.2.46 a litre with effect from midnight, it was announced here ... Read more...

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Proposed petrol prices in top cities


June 28th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Petrol prices will reduce between Rs.2.46 to Rs.3.22 a litre following a downward revision of Rs.2.46 a litre in base price, inclusive of state's levies, ... Read more...

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Petrol prices to be cut by Rs.2.46 per litre


June 28th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India's oil marketing companies have decided to reduce petrol prices by Rs.2.46 per litre from midnight, it was announced here Thursday."The downward revision shall vary ... Read more...

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BJP workers court arrest in Himachal


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 22 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers courted arrest in Himachal Pradesh Friday in response to the party's nationwide "jail bharo" call to protest against ... Read more...

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Inflation rises to 7.55 percent, food prices surge


June 14th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India's inflation moved up to 7.55 percent in May as compared to 7.23 percent in the previous month, mainly driven by a sharp increase in ... Read more...

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Petrol prices to come down: Pranab


June 9th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) Petrol prices are expected to come down with the rate of crude declining in the international market, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday.The oil companies ... Read more...

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Congress wants Parrikar to cut diesel price


June 6th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 6 (IANS) The Congress in Goa now wants Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to extend his petrol price slashing formula to diesel.Speaking to reporters here, Congress spokesperson Amarnath Panjikar ... Read more...

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Citing pubic sentiments, Dikshit withdraws VAT on CNG (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Succumbing to popular "sentiments" and public demand, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday reversed her decision of imposing five percent VAT on CNG thereby ... Read more...

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Under huge financial strain: Oil marketing companies


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Three state-run oil marketing companies Sunday said they are under "huge financial strain" due to selling diesel, kerosene and cooking gas at subsidised rates and ... 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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Congress welcomes petrol price cut, BJP wants rollback


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Congress welcomed the Rs.2 per litre cut in petrol prices announced by oil companies Saturday but denied it was a rollback, while the ... Read more...

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Sales slowdown for auto companies in May (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Amid a general slowdown of the economy, India's major auto companies posted a decline or meagre sales in May owing to hikes in fuel prices ... Read more...

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Hyundai’s May sales zoom by 16.6 percent


June 1st, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) Friday announced that its total sales including exports grew by 16.6 percent in May to 55,670 units from ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors’ report ambiguous: Rajnath Singh


June 1st, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 1 (IANS) The report of the central government's interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir was "ambiguous" but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has not rejected it, senior party ... Read more...

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Multiplex bosses support shutdown, say losses not so big


May 31st, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Multiplexes in the entertainment capital of India Thursday kept their shutters down till the evening. The bosses admit bearing a loss of not over Rs.1,00,000 per ... Read more...

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