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Petrol pumps not to accept payment through cards from Monday

January 08, 2017 6:00 pm

"In view of the debit of MDR of 1% it has been decided to stop accepting payment through Credit/Debit Cards from 9th January 2017," said Ajay Bansal, President of All India Petroleum Dealers Association.

Petrol price hiked by Rs 2.21 per litre, diesel by Rs 1.79 per litre effective midnight

December 16, 2016 9:02 pm

The increase was warranted because of a rise in international gasoline (petrol) price to USD 62.82 per barrel from USD 57.43 and that of diesel to USD 60.97 from USD 56.79.

Price of petrol slashed 32 times, hiked 21 times since 2013

May 09, 2016 3:05 pm

Sitharaman said price of crude oil in the international market fluctuate depending on various factors including demand and supply of crude oil.

Petrol price hiked by Rs 1.06 a litre, diesel by Rs 2.094

May 01, 2016 12:13 am

Petrol in Delhi will cost Rs 62.19 per litre from midnight tonight as against Rs 61.13 currently, said Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the nation's largest fuel retailer.

Excise duty hiked on petrol by Re 1/litre, on diesel by Rs 1.5/litre

January 30, 2016 9:24 pm

The hike will not result in any increase in retail selling price of the two fuels as it would adjust against the reduction in rates that may have been possible because of the slide in international oil prices.

Petrol becomes cheaper by 32 paise, diesel by 85 paise/litre

January 15, 2016 7:06 pm

Petrol price was on Friday cut by 32 paise a litre and diesel's by 85 paise a litre, the fourth reduction in rates in six weeks on the back of softening global oil prices.

Petrol price hiked by 36 paise/litre, diesel by 87 paise/litre

November 15, 2015 6:37 pm

Petrol will cost Rs 61.06 per litre from midnight on Saturday as against Rs 60.70 a litre currently, said Indian Oil Corp, the nation's largest fuel retailer.

Petrol price cut by 50 paise per litre; no change in diesel rates

October 31, 2015 6:18 pm

This is first change in petrol price since September 1 when it was cut by Rs 2 per litre to Rs 61.20 in Delhi. Subsequent fortnight did not see any rate change in petrol.

A green alternative to petroleum-based fuel

September 20, 2015 12:00 am

With better combustion properties and lesser pollutants, Dimethyl ether can replace petrol and diesel

Petrol dealers’ strike against LBT called off

September 07, 2015 4:36 am

As part of the strike, all the 350 pumps in the city, Pimpri-Chinchwad and three cantonments were to remain closed from Sunday midnight to Monday midnight.


Fuel prices at an all-time high: News in Numbers

June 18, 2020 2:41 pm

How the government is explaining the rise in petrol and diesel prices. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

Petrol pumps remain shut in Kerala

March 01, 2016 9:05 am

Kochi, Mar 01 (ANI): Kerala petrol pump owners have gone on an indefinite strike all over the state, demanding renewal of their licenses. The strike, called by the All Kerala Federation of Petroleum Traders has come up following oil companies’ stance of not renewing the licenses of petrol pumps.

Delhi HC reserves order on Odd-Even for Monday

January 08, 2016 10:45 am

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Delhi High Court (HC) on Friday reserved their order on the extension of the Odd-even formula for a week after lawyer R. K. Kapoor presented the loopholes of the formula and said it has failed to control the city's pollution. He further emphasised that the formula has only been limited to petrol cars which do not contribute to pollution as much as the exempted diesel cars and trucks, which generate maximum pollution.