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Govt explores introduction of ‘flex-fuel’ vehicles in India

Subhash Narayan (IANS): Auto companies may soon be asked to manufacture passenger and commercial vehicles that run on multiple fuel configuration aimed at reducing the use of polluting fossil fuels and cutting down harmful emissions. The use of flexible fuel vehicles...

Need to think about reducing taxes on petrol, diesel: Govt in LS

New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Considering the sharp hike in prices of petrol and diesel, Union Minister of State for Finance, Anurag Thakur, on Monday suggested the states to think about reducing taxes on petroleum products. In reply to a...

Rahul attacks Centre over fuel price hike

New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked the Centre over the soaring fuel prices. Rahul Gandhi tweeted in Hindi: "Gas, Diesel, Petrol have been heavily taxed, while PSU, PSB are sold to friends to snatch...

LPG, petroleum price hike rocks Lok Sabha on Monday

New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The first day of the second-leg of the Budget Session failed to conduct normal business on Monday as the joint opposition created pandemonium inside the House by raising slogans against the government over rising...

Need for PSF in oil sector gains ground

New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The government may consider a price stabilization fund (PSF) in the oil sector to control prices of auto fuels like petrol and diesel. In the current phase of firm global oil prices, fuel prices are...

Stakeholders urge Centre to cut excise duty on auto fuels

New Delhi, Mar 2 (IANS): Various stakeholders have urged the government to cut excise duty on petrol and diesel to rescue consumers from the spiralling prices of the auto fuels amid the pandemic. Sources said that the Finance Ministry has been...

In a first, non-premium petrol breaches Rs 100-mark in Raj

By Archana Sharma (IANS) Continuing its northbound trend in Rajasthan, the price of non-premium petrol crossed the Rs 100-mark for the first time in Sriganganagar district on Wednesday to reach Rs 100.13 per litre, while diesel price stood at Rs...

As petrol nears Rs 100/litre, EVs running at one-tenth cost

New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Even as filling-up a full tank of petrol is fast becoming a pipe dream for many, the alternative as well as futuristic electric powered vehicles seem to offer better running price realisation. However, caveats apply, especially...

Congress demands withdrawal of ‘Modi Tax’ on petrol, diesel

New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS): Amid rising fuel prices, the Congress on Tuesday demanded immediate withdrawal of taxes on the petroleum products, and alleged that in the last six years the government has earned more than Rs 20 lakh crore...

Petrol crosses Rs 95/litre in Mumbai, nears Rs 90 in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Oil marketing companies continued to hike fuel prices with both petrol and diesel prices rising across the four metros. In Mumbai, petrol crossed the Rs 95 per litre mark on Sunday. It was priced at...

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Traffic congestion in Mumbai, Bengaluru nosedives in 2nd Covid wave

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The traffic congestion index for major cities in some of the hardest-hit states -...