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Kazakhstan unrest: Here’s a timeline of the central Asian nation’s worst crisis

The hike in fuel prices has caused the worst unrest in Kazakhstan's history post their independence. Here is a timeline of the protest. 
Security officers accused protestors of killing 13 police officers and injuring 353. Tokayev permitted security in the country to “fire without warning”. More than 4,400 people were arrested and 26 demonstrators killed.(AFP Photo)
Security officers accused protestors of killing 13 police officers and injuring 353. Tokayev permitted security in the country to “fire without warning”. More than 4,400 people were arrested and 26 demonstrators killed.(AFP Photo)
Published on Jan 10, 2022 03:59 PM IST
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Written by Vanshika Lohia | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

Kazakhstan government resigns after fierce protests over fuel price

Violent protests across the country have led the Kazakh President to accept the government's resignation on Wednesday, in hopes to settle the situation. 
He said the situation was improving in protest-hit cities and towns after the state of emergency was declared which effected a curfew and movement restrictions.(AP)
He said the situation was improving in protest-hit cities and towns after the state of emergency was declared which effected a curfew and movement restrictions.(AP)
Published on Jan 05, 2022 10:33 AM IST
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Rains, surge in fuel cost, lead to high vegetable prices in several states

Vegetable prices have seen a surge in the Delhi-NCR region, Karnataka, Kerala and several other parts due to heavy rainfall and crop failure. Vendors in Okhla fruit and vegetable market said that the customers are now hesitating to buy vegetables.(AFP) 7
Vegetable prices have seen a surge in the Delhi-NCR region, Karnataka, Kerala and several other parts due to heavy rainfall and crop failure. Vendors in Okhla fruit and vegetable market said that the customers are now hesitating to buy vegetables.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 24, 2021 03:46 PM IST
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Congress’ Adhir Chowdhury asks Mamata to cut state taxes on fuel

In his letter, Chowdhury stated that all Congress-ruled states have slashed taxes on petroleum products as a respite to the “common man who is reeling under serious inflation and price rise.”
The Centre on November 3 cut excise duty on petrol by <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5/litre and on diesel by <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10/litre.(AFP | Representational image)
The Centre on November 3 cut excise duty on petrol by 5/litre and on diesel by 10/litre.(AFP | Representational image)
Published on Nov 13, 2021 05:44 PM IST
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Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Gehlot urges Centre to reduce excise duty further on petrol, diesel

  • Gehlot said the reduction of VAT on petrol by 1.8 per litre and on diesel by 2.6 per litre will lead to a loss of state revenue worth 1,800 crore every year.
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot.(PTI file)
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot.(PTI file)
Published on Nov 05, 2021 11:03 AM IST
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ANI | , Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Expert says petrol, diesel prices will increase again in coming months: Report

“Today, we have to import 86 per cent of our total oil use. The prices of oils are not in the hands of any government. Both petrol and diesel are de control commodities,” energy expert Narendra Taneja told news agency ANI.
The Union finance ministry on Wednesday announced a <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5 per litre cut in excise duty on petrol and a <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10 per litre cut in excise duty on diesel.(HT Photo | Representational image)
The Union finance ministry on Wednesday announced a 5 per litre cut in excise duty on petrol and a 10 per litre cut in excise duty on diesel.(HT Photo | Representational image)
Published on Nov 05, 2021 09:27 AM IST
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Achhe din gone for a toss: Mamata’s latest jibe at BJP over fuel prices

TheTMC supremo said BJP leaders come to the state in “hundreds” ahead of elections and spend thousands of crores but forget to address the people’s economic woes when they reject the party.
TMC supremo and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said that the BJP is “concerned about winning elections”. (PTI Photo)
TMC supremo and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said that the BJP is “concerned about winning elections”. (PTI Photo)
Published on Nov 01, 2021 11:32 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Madhya Pradesh minister says some price rise should be acceptable, cites reason

If people's income has risen, they should accept some inflation as well, Mahendra Singh Sisodia said.
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Published on Oct 31, 2021 07:55 PM IST
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From Russia to Gulf countries: Modi minister reveals plan on rising fuel prices

MODI GOVT REVEALS PLAN ON RISING FUEL PRICES
MODI GOVT REVEALS PLAN ON RISING FUEL PRICES
Published on Oct 26, 2021 07:57 PM IST
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Fuel prices to rise and vows not to interfere: Brazil's Bolsonaro

Investors have been concerned that Brazil will force Petrobras to start subsidizing fuel to contain inflation ahead of presidential elections next year.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.(AP)
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.(AP)
Updated on Oct 25, 2021 03:31 AM IST
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Congress to hold 15-day agitation against rising fuel prices from November 14

  • According to the ANI report, the protest will witness events like 'Padayatra' being taken out by the Congress leaders in their respective areas.
Congress to hold 15-day agitation against rising fuel prices from November 14. (Representational image)(HT_PRINT)
Congress to hold 15-day agitation against rising fuel prices from November 14. (Representational image)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Oct 24, 2021 10:42 AM IST
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Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hinustan Times, New Delhi

'PM Modi never speaks on 2 things...': Owaisi takes a jibe

  • Owaisi further remarked sarcastically that at least nine soldiers died in Jammu and kashmir, "yet we are going forward with the India-Pakistan T20 match" slated to be held on October 24.
Asaduddin Owaisi attacks PM Modi over rising fuel prices, & Chinese transgression in Ladakh. (File photo)(ANI)
Asaduddin Owaisi attacks PM Modi over rising fuel prices, & Chinese transgression in Ladakh. (File photo)(ANI)
Published on Oct 19, 2021 08:58 AM IST
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Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Petrol, diesel price hike: Why Union minister Hardeep Puri said he won't comment

As commuters complain about rising petrol and diesel prices, Union minister Hardeep Puri said the ‘levers’ which control costs are in other entities' hands (ANI)
As commuters complain about rising petrol and diesel prices, Union minister Hardeep Puri said the ‘levers’ which control costs are in other entities' hands (ANI)
Published on Oct 17, 2021 07:02 PM IST
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Petrol, diesel prices increased again, at fresh all-time high in Delhi

As a mark of protest against the rising petrol and diesel prices, the Congress party in Kerala's Kochi distributed 71 litres of fuel to two-wheelers and three-wheelers on Wednesday.
Prices of petrol and diesel have been steadily increasing over the past few months.
Prices of petrol and diesel have been steadily increasing over the past few months.
Published on Oct 14, 2021 10:42 AM IST
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By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Petrol, diesel prices at record high level as rates hiked again

Petrol price was increased by 30 paise per litre and diesel by 35 paise a litre, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.
The price of petrol in Delhi rose to its highest-ever level of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>103.24 a litre and to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>109.25 per litre in Mumbai, the notification showed.(HT Photo)
The price of petrol in Delhi rose to its highest-ever level of 103.24 a litre and to 109.25 per litre in Mumbai, the notification showed.(HT Photo)
Published on Oct 08, 2021 04:23 AM IST
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PTI | , New Delhi

Petrol, diesel at all-time high, send rates soaring to new record

Petrol price for the third straight day hiked by 25 paise a litre and diesel by 30 paise, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.
Prices differ from state to state depending on the incidence of local taxes.(Amal KS/HT File Photo)
Prices differ from state to state depending on the incidence of local taxes.(Amal KS/HT File Photo)
Published on Oct 03, 2021 10:56 AM IST
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Auto fuels at a new peak with another hike

Recent spike in pump prices of petrol and diesel started last week due to a spike in international oil prices as benchmark Brent crude breached $80 a barrel, a three-year high.
Sri Ganganagar in Rajasthan saw petrol price rise to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>113.73 a litre and diesel to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>103.9 per litre. (Amal KS/HT File Photo)
Sri Ganganagar in Rajasthan saw petrol price rise to 113.73 a litre and diesel to 103.9 per litre. (Amal KS/HT File Photo)
Updated on Oct 02, 2021 06:50 AM IST
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ByRajeev Jayaswal, New Delhi

Reduce taxes, give relief to common man: Gehlot to Centre on fuel price hike

Amid soaring fuel prices, Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot has urged the Centre to reduce various taxes on petrol and diesel.
Petrol and diesel prices in Rajasthan are among the highest in the country.(HT Photo )
Petrol and diesel prices in Rajasthan are among the highest in the country.(HT Photo )
Published on Sep 29, 2021 10:55 PM IST
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PTI | , Jaipur

Fuel prices go up after months: Check latest rates in your city

  • In Delhi, petrol rates reached 101.39 per litre with a hike of 0.20, while diesel rose by 0.25 for the second consecutive day to touch 89.57 per litre.
Diesel price has increased by nearly 70 paise in four days.(HT File Photo)
Diesel price has increased by nearly 70 paise in four days.(HT File Photo)
Published on Sep 28, 2021 10:26 AM IST
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Written by Susmita Pakrasi | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Petroleum minister Puri blames states for high fuel prices. Cites this reason

  • Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that the Centre kept the tax on fuel unchanged even as the cost of crude oil saw a huge increase.
Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri the Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government has increased prices by <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>3.51 per litre since July.(ANI)
Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri the Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government has increased prices by 3.51 per litre since July.(ANI)
Published on Sep 23, 2021 03:53 PM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Diesel price drops for second consecutive day; petrol remains unchanged

Union petroleum and natural gas minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Wednesday said that the government is "sensitive" towards the prices of the petroleum products.
The price of petrol has remained unchanged since July 17.(HT File Photo)
The price of petrol has remained unchanged since July 17.(HT File Photo)
Published on Aug 19, 2021 10:31 AM IST
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By | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Fuel price in Chennai remains constant for 6th straight days

Fuel prices in Chennai remained at 102.49 for petrol and 94.39 for each litre of diesel.
There have been frequent protests and rallies against the skyrocketing fuel prices in the state after the petrol price touched <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>100. (Representational photo)
There have been frequent protests and rallies against the skyrocketing fuel prices in the state after the petrol price touched 100. (Representational photo)
Published on Jul 22, 2021 05:53 PM IST
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By | Edited by Avik Roy, New Delhi

Prices of vegetables in city go up on back of rain, fuel rates

  • The retail price of onions touched 50-60 per kg on Sunday, against an average of 40 a week ago, the price of potatoes went up from 25-30 per kg to 40 per kg, and price of raw chicken touched 240 a kilo in some parts of the city.
Prices of fruits and vegetables usually increase as monsoon covers the country, because of transportation and storage hurdles.(Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
Prices of fruits and vegetables usually increase as monsoon covers the country, because of transportation and storage hurdles.(Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 19, 2021 04:44 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

TMC to continue state-wide protests today over rising fuel prices

Petrol is currently retailing for 101.01 per litre in Kolkata. The Trinamool Congress has devised several unique ways to protest against the rising fuel prices -- dragging hand-carts, cooking on the road, and organising rallies with bullock carts.
Trinamul Congress supporters pull a scooty on a tri-cart and others ride bicycles during a demonstrative protest against fuel price hikes at a petrol pump, in Kolkata on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
Trinamul Congress supporters pull a scooty on a tri-cart and others ride bicycles during a demonstrative protest against fuel price hikes at a petrol pump, in Kolkata on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jul 11, 2021 05:33 AM IST
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By | Written by Joydeep Bose

Petrol, diesel rates hiked, over 10% jump in 2 months: Check revised prices

Fuel prices hiked again
Fuel prices hiked again
Published on Jul 04, 2021 03:05 PM IST
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Domestic LPG cylinder price hiked by 25 from July 1. Check rates in your city

LPG price hike: A domestic cylinder weighing 14.2 kg will now cost 834.50 in Delhi.
LPG price hike: The price of non-subsidised LPG cylinders has been hiked by <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>25 effective from July 1(File Photo)
LPG price hike: The price of non-subsidised LPG cylinders has been hiked by 25 effective from July 1(File Photo)
Published on Jul 01, 2021 09:55 AM IST
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By | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

Petrol prices stay unchanged: Know rates in your city

  • The fuel prices hit a record high on Tuesday, with Mumbai selling petrol and diesel at the highest rates of all metropolitan cities
A man looks at the counter as his car is filled with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT File Photo)
A man looks at the counter as his car is filled with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT File Photo)
Published on Jun 30, 2021 12:44 PM IST
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By | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi

Man files case against Dharmendra Pradhan in Bihar court over fuel price hike

Tamanna Hashmi identifies himself as a social worker and is often in news for his numerous court complaints against politicians over various issues.
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.(REUTERS)
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 28, 2021 10:25 PM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Fuel prices at record levels: States where petrol is over 100 a litre mark

Bihar is latest to join the list of 11 states and union territories where petrol price has crossed the 100 a litre mark. In Delhi, petrol hit an all-time high of 98.46 a litre, while diesel is now priced at 88.90 per litre.
A man looks at the counter as his car is filled with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT File Photo)
A man looks at the counter as his car is filled with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT File Photo)
Published on Jun 27, 2021 04:16 PM IST
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By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Petrol, diesel costlier by 35 paise each, 14th hike in fuel rates this month

Fuel prices today: With today's rise, petrol and diesel rates have crossed 100 per litre in more state capitals, days after the fuel prices crossed the 100-mark in Mumbai, along with several other cities.
A worker holds a nozzle to pump petrol into a vehicle at a fuel station in Mumbai, India. (File Photo / Representational Image)
A worker holds a nozzle to pump petrol into a vehicle at a fuel station in Mumbai, India. (File Photo / Representational Image)
Published on Jun 26, 2021 08:51 AM IST
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