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Sep 11, 2018
Nitin Gadkari urges farmers to produce ethanol to replace petrol, diesel, says new technology can run vehicles on biofuelNitin Gadkari also said that the Petroleum Ministry will set up five ethanol making plants and diesel will be available at Rs.50 per litre and petrol alternative at Rs.55 per litre.
Sep 10, 2018
Bharat Bandh: Subramanian Swamy slams Congress, says party has 'no moral right to protest now'Subramanian Swamy, however, said that Narendra Modi must take steps to control the rising fuel prices
Aug 01, 2018
Centre, industry want petroleum products in GST ambit, says oil minister Dharmendra PradhanFive petroleum products-- petrol, diesel, natural gas, crude oil and ATF -- are still out of the ambit of GST.
May 25, 2018
Petrol, diesel prices at record high: Two tables show how government taxes have made fuel costlier nationwideBrace yourself. Taxes on petrol work out to 86 percent of the cost while taxes on diesel work out to 59 percent of the cost, all in the capital.
Apr 06, 2018
Dharmendra Pradhan for inclusion of petroleum products under GST ambit; says state govts making up their mind on decisionThe inclusion of petroleum products under GST will bring it into a rational tax mechanism, Pradhan said
Dec 29, 2017
BJP MP Sushil Kumar Singh says old people are being denied pension due to mismatches in thumb printsThousands of elderly persons whose biometrics do not match their records anymore are facing trouble in getting their pension as well as getting any other Aadhaar-linked work done, a BJP member of the Lok Sabha
Sep 15, 2017
Petrol, diesel prices hurting common man: Charts show how govt taxes are higher than fuel costIn the 2015-16 and 2016-17, the growth in the govt's revenue from petroleum products was 25%, much higher than 9-10% seen in the previous two years
Sep 10, 2017
Centre asks OMCs to install high-security devices to check petrol and gas pilferage at retail outletsThe existing security devices at gas and petrol stations vulnerable to be manipulated will be replaced with the new high-security devices.
May 12, 2017
4.500 Maharashtra petrol pumps to remain shut Sundays, one-shift on weekdaysThe move is being implemented to support its various demands with the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs), including a hike in dealer margins which were not revised since 2011, and other long-pending issues.
Jul 21, 2016
Ban on diesel vehicles: Judicial bodies should refrain from knee-jerk reactionsDiesel cars have been the favourite whipping boys of NGOs and judiciary.