Diesel Price Hike
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Leading a protest by Congress MPs on the issue at Vijay Chowk here, Gandhi said prices of petrol and diesel have risen nine times in the last 10 days, and the common man is the most affected due to this.
Demonstrations will be held from 2 April to 4 April at district levels and on 7 April, a protest march will be carried out in Mumbai
SP MP Jaya Bachchan also attacked the Centre over the hike in fuel prices and said that Akhilesh Yadav had repeatedly said in his campaign that the price is going to increase after the elections
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Two Gujarat Congress MLAs, several workers detained for protests over inflation, rising petrol, LPG prices
Protesters in Gujarat carried placards with slogans that read "People suffer due to price rise, but government remains indifferent" and "Enough of inflation, now where is the Modi government?"
After being hiked 27 times, the petrol price has risen by Rs 6.82 per litre and diesel by Rs 7.24 a litre
A litre of petrol in the National Capital currently costs Rs 91.17, while the price of a litre of diesel is Rs 81.47
The fuel prices have been rising in the city for the last 12 days. On Saturday, petrol price was hiked by 39 paise per litre, while the price of diesel was hiked by 37 paise a litre
This comes in the backdrop of Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan stating in the Rajya Sabha that the Centre is not looking at cutting taxes on petrol and diesel
Petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 35 paise per litre each on Tuesday, according to a price notification from oil marketing companies
The Congress' attack on the Modi govt came a day after petrol and diesel prices touched new highs after rates were increased for the fourth time this week
Petrol price crosses Rs 80-mark in Delhi for first time since 2018, diesel at new high as oil companies hike rates
While diesel price has been hiked for the 20th straight day, petrol price has been raised on 19 occasions in less than three weeks
Petrol and diesel prices were on Wednesday hiked by 24-25 paise per litre, the steepest increase since 5 July Union Budget, as a fallout of turmoil in global oil markets following drone attacks on Saudi Arabian crude oil facilities
Congress dismisses Centre's fuel price cut as 'electoral lollipop' to voters ahead of Assembly elections
Pointing to the fact that during Karnataka elections the fuel prices had remained unchanged for 17 days, Congress leader Pawan Khera wondered if the prices were "truly deregulated".
The fuel price hike has already been much debated upon, but an economic rationalisation of the same has been missing.
The new price have come into effect from June 1 midnight
Diesel price was on Thursday hiked by 95 paise per litre but there will be no change in petrol rates.
The Modi government has, by allowing petrol and diesel prices to rise this week, has indicated that it intends to let prices be determined by market conditions. It needs to distance itself further from these decisions.