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14 days ago
Cash transfers the way to fertilisers subsidy: Economic Survey

New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Calling for a complete overhaul of the subsidy regime, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday said direct cash transfers was the right way to subsidise soil nutrients and that fuel prices must be market-driven. In cases, such as the fertilizer subsidy, the expenditures generate a distorted resource allocation that hampers productivity, said a finance ministry offic...

22 days ago
Petrol price hiked by Rs.1.69 a litre, diesel by 50 paise

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) State-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) Monday hiked the petrol price by Rs.1.69 a litre, excluding taxes, effective from midnight, owing to a rise in global oil prices and exchange rates. Diesel prices were also hiked by 50 paise per litre. Due to geo-political unrest in the Middle East, there has been significant increase in international oil prices duri...

29 days ago
BJP failing on checking price rise, protecting women: Congress

New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The BJP has failed to check price rise or provide security to women despite tall promises made during elections, a Congres spokesperson claimed Monday. During the election campaign, the BJP sold dreams of 'acche din' by promising to curtail price rise... Indian voters gave them 10 seats more than the majority figure of 272 so that they do not give excuses of compul...

1 month ago
Bengal bus operators defer strike

Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Bus operators in West Bengal Sunday deferred for a month the three-day strike they had called beginning June 25 to press for an increase in fares. The six private bus and minibus operators of the state, who had earlier this week announced the strike, decided to postpone the agitation till July 23 following a meeting with Transport Minister Madan Mitra during the day....

1 month ago
Bengal bus operators firm on strike

Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Demanding a commitment from the government to increase bus fares, West Bengal's bus operators Saturday stuck to their decision to call a three-day strike beginning June 25. Six private bus and minibus operators of the state had earlier this week announced the strike protesting against the state government's failure to revise fares in sync with the diesel price hike.<...

1 month ago
Bengal bus strike: Panel to examine matter

Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Days after West Bengal's bus operators called a three-day strike demanding a fare hike, the state government Wednesday set up an all-party committee to examine the matter. At least six private bus and minibus operators will strike from June 25 against the state government's failure to revise fares in sync with the diesel price hike by the central government. T...

1 month ago
Jaitley warns hoarders over food prices

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Blaming hoarding of food articles for rising prices, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Tuesday asked states to take effective steps against speculative hoarding. The state governments should take effective steps to ensure that speculative hoarding is discouraged, Jaitley said in a post on Facebook. The government is committed to take measures which will positive...

1 month ago
Inflation soars to 6.01 percent on high food, fuel prices

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India's wholesale price based inflation rose to a five-month high of 6.01 percent in May against 5.20 percent in the previous month due to a sharp jump in food and fuel prices, government data showed Monday. The country's key inflation based on the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) was recorded at 4.58 percent in May 2013. Fuel and power inflation soared to 10.53...

1 month ago
Inflation soars to 5-month high of 6.01 percent in May

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India's wholesale price based inflation rose to a five-month high of 6.01 percent in May against 5.20 percent in the previous month due to a sharp jump in food and fuel prices, government data showed Monday. The country's key inflation based on the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) was recorded at 4.58 percent in May 2013. Fuel and power inflation soared to 10.53...

1 month ago
India's inflation rises to 6.01 percent in May

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India's wholesale price based inflation rose to 6.01 percent in May compared to 5.20 percent in the previous month due to a sharp jump in food and fuel prices, government data showed Monday. The country's key inflation based on the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) was recorded at 4.58 percent in May 2013. Fuel and power inflation soared to 10.53 percent due to 1...

1 month ago
In NDA rule, Badal softens stand on diesel price hike

Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) A few months back, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal had described the UPA's 50 paise hike in diesel prices as a criminal conspiracy but when the price was hiked by the same amount Saturday by the NDA government, he just batted for cheaper prices. Reacting to the latest hike in diesel prices, Badal Sunday said diesel should be included in the list of essent...

1 month ago
Oil Minister defends diesel price hike

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) New Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Sunday defended the fresh hike in diesel prices saying the fare for bulk consumption has come down. We don't want to take any step which will send a negative signal to investors. Don't see the things in isolation. Today the diesel price for bulk consumption has also decreased by Rs.1.24. We are also responsible towards welf...

1 month ago
Diesel price hike disappoints people: Jayalalithaa

Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday said people who expected progress with the change of government at the Centre are disappointed after the 50 paise hike in diesel prices. In a statement here, Jayalalithaa urged the central government to withdraw the diesel price raise, saying it will have an inflationary effect. She also urged the Bharatiya Janat...

2 months ago
Decisive poll results positive for India's ratings: Moody's

New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) A landslide victory for Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the just concluded general election is credit positive for India's sovereign profile as well as corporate sector, ratings agency Moody's said Monday. In a report related to credit outlook, Moody's said the new government's strong mandate, which shows an overwhelming majority of 334 seats in 54...

2 months ago
Inflation eases to 5.2 percent on food, fuel prices

New Delhi, May 15 - Helped by slower increase in food and fuel prices, India's wholesale price-based inflation fell to 5.2 percent in April from 5.7 percent in the previous month, government data showed Thursday. The inflation based on Whole Price Index - was at 4.77 percent in April 2013. According to data released by the ministry of commerce and industry, food inflation eased to 8...

2 months ago
Diesel price hiked by Rs.1.09 a litre

New Delhi, May 12 - State-run oil marketing companies - Monday hiked diesel price by Rs.1.09 a litre excluding taxes, effective from midnight Monday. The raise in price was in line with the policy of reducing under-recoveries or losses. The OMCs had last raised diesel rate Feb 28 by 50 paise per litre. The OMCs had skipped two monthly price revisions earlier due to the election proc...

2 months ago
Diesel under-recovery rises to Rs.6.80 a litre

New Delhi, May 1 - The under-recovery, or revenue loss, applicable on diesel for the first fortnight effective May 1 has been pegged upwards at Rs.6.80 per litre, the petroleum ministry said Thursday, while oil marketing companies - avoided the monthly hike in fuel rates for the second month running. This compares to the under-recovery of Rs.5.49 per litre during the second fortnight of Apr...

3 months ago
EC allows revising petrol prices, likely cut by Rs.1/litre

New Delhi, March 26 - With state-run oil marketing companies free to fix petrol prices every month, Election Commisioner H.S. Brahma said Wednesday that OMCs can continue to revise petrol prices in line with the government's authorisation of 2010. Oil companies can revise petrol prices without coming to the Election Commission, Brahma said here. The Election Commission's - had Monday...

3 months ago
EC allows revising petrol prices, likely cut by Rs.1/litre

New Delhi, March 26 - With state-run oil marketing companies free to fix petrol prices every month, Election Commisioner H.S. Brahma said Wednesday that OMCs can continue to revise petrol prices in line with the government's authorisation of 2010. Oil companies can revise petrol prices without coming to the Election Commission, Brahma said here. The Election Commission's - had Mo...

6 months ago
Government planning higher diesel price

New Delhi, Jan 9 - The government is planning a higher dose of diesel prices to cut the fuel subsidy bill, Petroleum Secretary Vivek Rae said here Thursday. We are circulating the Kirit Parikh report for inter-ministerial consultation. The suggestions for higher dose of diesel price would be part of it, Rae told reporters on the sidelines of a business partners meet organised by the Confede...

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