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Petrol, diesel touch all time highs as oil companies hike rates

Petrol, diesel touch all time highs as oil companies hike rates

Petrol, diesel touch all time highs as oil companies hike rates Petrol price on Sunday touched a record high of Rs 76.24 per litre and diesel climbed to its highest ever level of Rs 67.57 as the oil PSUs passed on four weeks of relentless rise in international oil prices to consumers. Petrol price on Sunday increased by 33 paisa a litre in Delhi — the highest since the daily price revision came into force in mid-June 2017, and diesel by 26 paisa, according to price notification issued by state-owned oil firms. Rates vary from state to state depending on ...

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Rs 4 a litre hike in petrol, diesel prices in offing

Rs 4 a litre hike in petrol, diesel prices in offing

Rs 4 a litre hike in petrol, diesel prices in offing A Rs 4 per litre increase in petrol and diesel prices is in the offing if state-owned fuel retailers are to return to pre-Karnataka poll hiatus margin levels, brokerage firms said. No sooner had Karnataka polled to elect a new state government, state-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) and Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) on Monday ended a 19-day hiatus in revising petrol and diesel prices and reverted to the practices of changing rates on a daily basis. Since then petrol price has risen by ...

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Karnataka will be gateway for change: CM Siddaramaiah

Rebutting BJP national president Amit Shah’s statement that if people vote for the JD(S) in the coming elections, it would mean indirectly backing the Congress, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the Congress will come back to power on its own without anyone’s support. “On the other hand, if you vote for JD (S), you would be indirectly backing the BJP,” he said. He disclosed that the list of Congress candidates for the Assembly polls is likely to be released after April 12. Speaking to mediapersons near his residence at Sharadadevinagar here on Sunday, the CM took potshots at Mr Shah’s statement ...

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