The prices of petrol and diesel have hit record highs in recent weeks and the Centre has been asking states to cut down their value added tax (VAT) on fuel to provide relief to the common man. read more
The price of petrol touched Rs 90.8 per litre in Mumbai today, recording a hike of 11 paisa since Friday. Other metros recorded a similar hike as petrol prices were recorded at Rs 82.72 per litre in Delhi, Rs 84.54 per litre in Kolkata, and Rs 85.99 per litre in Chennai. The fuel price has been witnessing a steep rise since the past few weeks. Earlier, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had blamed international factors for the hike in the prices of petroleum products. (HT Correspondent)read more
Portrait of Korean People’s Army (KPA) soldier Lieutenant Kim (top) on the north side of the truce village of Panmunjom, and Republic of Korea Army soldier Corporal Woo (bottom) on the south side of the truce village. Although the two soldiers at Panmunjom were standing less than 100 metres apart, but getting from one location to the other would require a journey of more than 2,000 kilometres, via China.
The announcement by the Karnataka government comes in the wake of political pressure building against Kumaraswamy after Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal governments reduced fuel prices. read more
Petrol prices in at least 12 cities in Maharashtra – Parbhani, Nandurbar, Nanded, Latur, Jalna, Jalgaon, Hingoli, Gondia, Buldhana, Beed, Aurangabad and Ratnagiri – crossed the Rs 90-mark for a litre by Sunday read more