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In the Lok Sabha, several Congress members were in the Well, demanding a rollback of the fuel price hikes. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam members were seen standing at their seats as other opposition leaders joined the protest.(HT_PRINT)

Opposition keeps up heat in Houses on fuel prices

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 01:42 AM IST
In both the Houses, while the government and the Chair suggested that the issues related to fuel prices could be addressed during the debate on demand for grants and the finance bill, opposition parties pressed for an immediate and exclusive discussion on the matter.
An attendant sits between two fuel pumps at a gas station in Mumbai.(Bloomberg)
An attendant sits between two fuel pumps at a gas station in Mumbai.(Bloomberg)

Fuel prices hit record highs as Rupee slides, Opposition attacks government

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2018 11:24 PM IST
Officials said the spike in rates was on account of the exchange rate falling to a record Rs 71 against the US dollar, depreciating by Rs 2.5 in a month.
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