India  /  Published 17.01.22

Dip in sale of petrol, diesel

India's petrol and diesel sales fell in the first fortnight of January as the third wave of the pandemic starts to bite the economy as reflected in dip in workplace mobility and airline traffic. ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 21.11.21

Maruti shirks diesel route

Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) has ruled out getting back into the diesel segment as it believes sale of such vehicles would further come down with the onset of the next phase of emission norms in 2023, ac...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 21.11.21

Iran seizes ship with ‘smuggled diesel’

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday they had seized a foreign ship in Gulf waters loaded with what they described as smuggled diesel. Guards commander Ahmad Hajian said the ship’...
By Reuters in Washington

News  /  Published 11.11.21

Kolkata to have non-fossil fuel vehicles by 2030: Outgoing mayor

By 2030, Kolkata will mostly run on non-fossil fuel, Kolkata’s outgoing mayor Firhad Hakim told an online meeting on Wednesday that connected Kolkata with the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow.&nb...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.21

Mamata and BJP spar on fuel

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee lashed out at the BJP-led Centre on Monday, holding it responsible for prices skyrocketing on account of galloping fuel prices, on a day the BJP’s Bengal unit hit ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


World  /  Published 08.11.21

Rock invited to return for 'Fast & Furious 10'

Action star Vin Diesel is trying to bury the hatchet with Dwayne Johnson and has asked the wrestler-turned-actor to reprise his role as Agent Lucas Hobbs in the upcoming 10th film in the Fast & Fu...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Los Angeles

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.21

Oil shock for dealers

One person’s cheaper petrol can be another person’s poison. The unexpected Diwali-eve duty cut on petrol and diesel has saddled pump owners with big stocks they bought at a higher price b...
By Vivek Chhetri, Snehamoy Chakraborty, Sambit Saha in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.11.21

BJP-ruled states start petrol dash

The BJP’s information technology chief, Amit Malviya, tweeted: “After the Centre slashed excise on petrol and diesel, BJP- and NDA-ruled state governments have also reduced VAT across fuel...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.11.21

Price rise cure: Vote out BJP, says Congress

Party spokesperson Pawan Khera underlined that the UPA had sold petrol, diesel and LPG cylinders much cheaper despite an average crude rate of $113 per barrel, while the international crude price was ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.11.21

Fuel duty cuts to raise fiscal deficit

The excise duty cuts on diesel and petrol announced by the Narendra Modi-government will cost Rs 45,000 crore in lost revenue and widen the Centre’s fiscal deficit 0.3 percentage point to 6.4 pe...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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