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Govt to take steps to minimise impact of price hike: Delhi BJP

Jul 01, 2014

Govt to take steps to minimise impact of price hike: Delhi BJP

Defending the Centre's decision to hike railway fares and increase in prices of other commodities including gas, petrol, diesel and vegetables, Delhi BJP today said the Narendra Modi government will take steps to minimise the impact of these decisions on the common man. #Narendra Modi #Petrol #TheySaidIt #Diesel #gas #vegetables #price hike #Delhi BJP
Not surprised by fuel price hike: Nitish

Jul 01, 2014

Not surprised by fuel price hike: Nitish

Kumar's terse remarks came as reaction to hike of petrol price by a steep Rs 1.69 per litre and diesel by 50 paise a litre. #Politics #Narendra Modi #PoliticalPlay #Petrol #Diesel #Nitish Kumar #Food price
Budget 2014: How Modi, Jaitley can 're-energise' India

Jul 01, 2014

Budget 2014: How Modi, Jaitley can 're-energise' India

From diesel to kerosene to cooking gas, the benefits of rationalizing energy subsidies are plenty. Prices will tick up in some items, but there will be a massive lessening of fiscal pressures, lowering generalized inflation. #Inflation #Energy #Petrol #Diesel #Kerosene #Price Rise #Union Budget #Fuel Subsidies #Budget 2014 #under recovery #cooking gas subsidy #Budget 2014 Analysis
How the continuing Iraq crisis will impact India's economy

Jun 17, 2014

How the continuing Iraq crisis will impact India's economy

The unrest in Iraq caused by the seizure of major cities in the country by the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) will impact India financially but will not translate into a shortage of petroleum products. #World #HowThisWorks #Economy #India #Petroleum #Iraq #Petrol Prices #Import Bill
Domestic LPG cylinder price won't be increased, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Jun 13, 2014

Domestic LPG cylinder price won't be increased, says Dharmendra Pradhan

About petrol and diesel prices, he said these are big issues and the central government is paying attention to them. #Petrol #TheySaidIt #Price #Dharmendra Pradhan #LPG prices #LGP cylinder #increase

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India will benefit from the Iran deal, if not UPA

Nov 27, 2013

India will benefit from the Iran deal, if not UPA

I agree with the author's assessment that this can be beneficial to India in the long run but whether the benefits will accrue to the UPA government is not so clear. #Petrol #UPA government #Iran Deal
Petro-fuels: The search for second-best solutions, or worse

May 28, 2012

Petro-fuels: The search for second-best solutions, or worse

The search for ways to defuse the petrol bomb is heading towards suboptimal solutions. #ThatsJustWrong #Petrol #IOC #Fuel tax

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Petro-fuels: The search for second-best solutions, or worse

Jul 21, 2014

Lucky escape for motorists as petrol station canopy collapses on their cars after torrential downpour

Two owners were paying for fuel when the canopy could no longer support the water from the heavy rainfall the day before. Fire brigade ensured the area was safe...
Petro-fuels: The search for second-best solutions, or worse

Jul 19, 2014

Petrol thief speeds away from garage with manager on his bonnet

Joshua Charnley, 20, left a garage manager with a fractured skull after he stole petrol in Kent and then sped off with the man on his bonnet. Charnley has had his 15 year driving ban halved on appeal...
Petro-fuels: The search for second-best solutions, or worse

Jul 05, 2014

Teenager who was accused of planning second Columbine is detained under the Mental Health Act over weapons stash

Michael Piggin, pictured, from Loughborough admitted possessing petrol bombs and component parts for pipe bombs that could be used in improvised explosive devices...