Members of trade unions, farmers, fishermen, temporary teachers and domestic workers protested in front of the parliament building in Jakarta and provincial governors' offices against the fuel price increase of 30 percent in the country of 270 million people that was announced by President Joko Widodo on September 3.
Petrol and diesel prices remain steady on July 9, the latest price notification issued by fuel retailers shows, with prices staying unchanged for more than a month after the government on May 21 cut the excise duty on petrol by Rs 8 a litre and on diesel Rs 6 a litre.
Petrol and diesel prices rose by Rs 10 per litre between March 22 and April 6 -- the highest-ever increase during a 16-day period since fuel prices were deregulated two decades back.
ATF prices are hiked by Rs 3,649.13 per kilolitre to Rs 1,16,851.46 (or, Rs 116.8 per litre) in Delhi, while in Mumbai it now costs Rs 1,15,617.24 per kl, Rs 1,21,430.48 in Kolkata, and Rs 1,20,728.03 in Chennai
An increase in transportation costs thanks to the fuel price hike, coupled with supply shortage, has sent the cost of lemons skyrocketing
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The meeting, held under the chairmanship of RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, comes at a time when the surging crude oil prices has sent jitters across several oil-importing economies across the world.
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The domestic LPG cylinder prices have been hiked by over Rs 50 in Delhi, Mumbai and other cities from March 22, 2022.
India is forming a group bringing together state and private refiners to seek better crude import deals.
The price of petrol in Delhi rose to its highest-ever level of Rs 105.84 a litre on the day with an increase of 35 paise on the day.
In Mumbai, petrol retailed at Rs 109.83 and diesel at Rs 100.29 per litre, an increase of 29 paise.
Madhya Pradesh Energy Minister Pradyuman Singh Tomar said the habit of cycling applies equally to him as well as common citizens.
In a Facebook post, the Congress general secretary said that in 2013, when the price of crude oil in the international market was $101 per barrel, then the people were getting petrol for Rs 66 per litre and diesel for Rs 51 per litre.
Consumers in Chennai would have to shell out Rs 98.14 for a litre of petrol and Rs 92.31 for a litre of diesel.
Since May 3, fuel prices have cumulatively jumped by Rs 3.83/litre for petrol and Rs 4.42/litre for diesel after a series of consecutives price hikes over the month.
This the thirteenth time that fuel prices have been hiked in May. Rates vary across states in accordance with local levies. Rajasthan's Sri Ganganagar district has the costliest fuel in the country—petrol at Rs 104.42 and diesel at Rs 97.18.
Over the past 18 days, petrol prices have been increased by Rs 2.64/litre and diesel by Rs 3.07/litre.
In Mumbai, the prices increased to Rs 98.36 per litre, 24 paise higher than the previous day.
After the hike, the rates in Delhi were at Rs 91.80 per litre for petrol and Rs 82.36 per litre for diesel, according to data from Indian Oil Corporation.
After the hike, the rates in Delhi were at Rs 91.53 per litre for petrol and Rs 82.06 per litre for diesel.
In Mumbai, the prices increased to Rs 97.61 per litre and Rs 88.82 per litre for petrol and diesel, respectively.
People in New Delhi will now shell out Rs 90.99 per litre for petrol and Rs 81.42 per litre on diesel.
In Mumbai, the price of petrol is Rs 97.57 per litre. The price of diesel stood at Rs 88.60 per litre.
The fuel prices are increasing because of the rising price of international crude oil and higher central and state taxes.