Motorists suffer ‘most frustrating weekly rise’ in petrol prices

Amid rising fuel prices all petrol pumps in Delhi to remain shut on October 22

On the other hand, Delhi Petrol Dealers Association (DPDA) yesterday said that all 400-odd petrol pumps in the national capital will remain closed on October 22 in protest against the Delhi government's refusal to cut Value-Added Tax on petrol and diesel.

The hike in petrol, diesel prices was for the 11th consecutive day today.

29 per litre in Mumbai, while the price of diesel has been revised by 24 paise to retail at Rs 79.35.

This comes while motorists and public transport commuters are still feeling the pinch of a record fuel price increase at the start of October.

After the Centre cut excise duty by Rs 1.50 and asked the PSU oil firms to subsidise fuel by ₹1, Maharashtra and Gujarat were among the first to announce a matching ₹2.50 cut.

More news: Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Are Expecting!

Petrol on October 4 was priced at Rs 84 per litre. Diesel is now being sold at Rs 75.69 a litre, beating its earlier high of Rs 75.45. Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana Assam, Uttarakhand, Goa, Arunachal Pradesh and Bihar followed suit.

He said measures are not being taken to provide relief to people and demanded that petrol and diesel should be brought under the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

"We urge the big four supermarkets who are responsible for selling the largest quantities of fuel in the United Kingdom to cut their petrol prices now by at least 3p per litre to ease the burden on motorists and reflect the cost savings they are making".

Diesel rose by 1.1p per litre to £1.37, which is the highest level since March 2014.

The BJP-government at the centre had raised excise duty on petrol by Rs 11.77 a litre and that on diesel by Rs 13.47 a litre in nine instalments between November 2014 and January 2016 to shore up finances as global oil prices fell, but then cut the tax just once in October previous year by Rs 2 a litre.

Related News:

  • Red Sox bounce back in Game 2, even series

    Red Sox bounce back in Game 2, even series

    Cora said the ailment didn't affect Sale's effort in the series opener. "He was feeling bad and he's at the hospital", Cora said. Make no mistake, the Astros accomplished what they wanted at Fenway Park, taking Game 1 and home-field advantage in the series.
    Adobe is finally bringing full Photoshop to iPad

    Adobe is finally bringing full Photoshop to iPad

    The Verge was granted a week of hands-on time with Photoshop for iPad, and has a great video that demonstrates the app in action. It is now christened Premiere Rush CC and is part of the Creative Cloud subscription. "This is the real Photoshop on the iPad".
    India vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 3: Windies 76/6 at Tea

    India vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 3: Windies 76/6 at Tea

    Pant continued his fine form in the home Test series against the Windies scoring an identical 92 runs in both the matches. For the latest stories and breaking news updates download the Nationnews apps for iOS and Android.
  • Government Claims 'It's OK To Be White' Vote Was A Mistake

    Government Claims 'It's OK To Be White' Vote Was A Mistake

    Nonetheless, it was defeated by Labor, the Greens and the crossbench on Monday afternoon in a narrow vote: 31 votes to 28. He repeated Cormann's statement that it was an "administrative error", and he is reviewing the processes in his office.
    Sanath Jayasuriya charged under ICC anti-corruption code

    Sanath Jayasuriya charged under ICC anti-corruption code

    Cape Town - Former Sri Lankan cricket captain Sanath Jayasuria has been charged with breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. Jayasuriya , a former chair of the Sri Lanka selectors' committee, is regarded as one of the greatest one-day players.
    Pepperell takes lead, Fleetwood slumps at British Masters

    Pepperell takes lead, Fleetwood slumps at British Masters

    There's an argument there's too many tournaments, and it's a shame that these ones with history and ones that get support [are allowed to disappear].
  • Let's not pretend the new Palm 'phone' is actually a good idea

    Let's not pretend the new Palm 'phone' is actually a good idea

    The Palm Phone is packed with a 800mAh battery that promises 3 days of standby time and all-day battery life. It comes from a startup in San Francisco, which purchased the rights for the name from TCL a year ago .
    Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers - October 13, 2018 Recap

    Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers - October 13, 2018 Recap

    We're going to battle, they're going to battle. "The more you face the relievers, the easier it's going to get", Bellinger said. Game 2 is Saturday at Miller Park, with Wade Miley pitching for the Brewers against Hyun-Jin Ryu.
    How Meghan Markle Hid Her Pregnancy With Fashion

    How Meghan Markle Hid Her Pregnancy With Fashion

    Prince Harry's ears or red hair? The baby will be seventh in line to the throne, and the Queen's eighth great-grandchild. Kensington Palace revealed the happy news after the couple touched down in Australia at the start of their 16-day tour.
  • AI Express plane that grazed Trichy airport wall not overloaded

    AI Express plane that grazed Trichy airport wall not overloaded

    The airline is now looking into whether the incident was caused by a technical snag or pilot error. It further added, "She also suffered from a sprain in the neck (cervical spine)".
    Paul Allen, Microsoft’s Co-Founder, Is Dead at 65

    Paul Allen, Microsoft’s Co-Founder, Is Dead at 65

    When Paul Allen purchased the Seattle Seahawks in 1997, he saved his hometown team from a potential move to Los Angeles. Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, Paul Allen has died from non-Hodgkins lymphoma complications at 65 years old.
    Defender fit for Liverpool return says Netherlands manager Koeman

    Defender fit for Liverpool return says Netherlands manager Koeman

    After van Dijk's opener, the Dutch had chances to double their lead but Wijnaldum shot wide and Depay headed off target. "None, at this stage, ruled out of Huddersfield game on Saturday but will continue to be assessed".


Most liked

Schumacher takes F3 title victory
"I'm absolutely delighted", Schumacher said. "The team gave me so much support all year long, even in the lowest moments". In an interview with the BBC earlier this year Mick Schumacher had said his father was a huge influence on him.

Australia considers recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital: Netanyahu
Embassy became the only foreign embassy in Jerusalem in May, but Netanyahu has attempted to persuade others to follow suit. Earlier on Monday, Sharma argued in favor of recognizing Jerusalem during a election event in Bondi.

Viral video shows woman blocking man from his apartment
Louis apartment building because he wouldn't show her proof that he lived there has been fired. "Ma'am you are not security". The incident went on for about three minutes until the woman realized Toles might actually live there.

Pompeo to meet with Saudi king amid Khashoggi probes: Donald Trump
The members arrived by unmarked police cars but said nothing to journalists waiting outside as they entered the building. Turkish and Saudi authorities have now been told to launch a "credible investigation" into Mr Khashoggi's disappearance.

49ers apologize for leaving Colin Kaepernick out of photo gallery
As a part of the team website's lead-up to that game, they compiled dozens of photos from previous matchups against the Packers. Website visitors quickly noticed that Kaepernick was not included in any photos.

Eurovision 2019: The dramatic new strategy for Australia's entry is revealed
It will be hosted by comedian Joel Creasey and radio host Myf Warhurst . Joel Creasy told SBS he couldn't wait to be part of the event.

Saudi Arabia preparing to admit Jamal Khashoggi died in consulate
Saudi Arabia dismissed threats of sanctions the following day and vowed the oil-rich kingdom would retaliate against such action. The America-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared in early October after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Maple Leafs reaching some historic marks with goal roll
Entering their fifth game of the regular season Thursday night in Detroit, the Leafs are in first place in the Atlantic Division. That might not happen in their next game though as Toronto continues its road trip against the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night.

Russian Church splits with Ecumenical Patriarchate
At the same time, the Russian Church expressed its hope that " a common sense will prevail " and Constantinople will change its decision.

Kim Kardashian, Kanye west to build world-class tourism school in Uganda
Fresh off recent visits to Detroit, West told President Trump that Ford should be producing the "dopest cars". "He played my father in a sketch".

'The Worst Kind of Dialogue': No Winners After CBS' Trump Interview
DONALD TRUMP: - was formed in order to take advantage of us on trade, and that's what they've done. Stahl pressed: but is there anything you regret? I'm not a baby.

There will be consequences for coming into USA illegally: Donald Trump
The Daily Beast reports that the painting, called " The Republican Club ", was created by Andy Thomas and given to the president by Rep.

Kiwi victory over Australia sets up England Test series
Debutants were central figures in the outcome with Joseph Manu and Brandon Smith both scoring tries for New Zealand . Kiwis celebrate a try . "The boys did an incredible job", Kiwis first-time captain Dallin Watene-Zelezniak said.

Selena Gomez Checked into Mental Health Facility After Suffering Emotional Breakdown
News broke on Wednesday that Selena Gomez checked into a mental health facility after suffering an 'emotional breakdown'. The meltdown started after Gomez posted a 45-minute cryptic Instagram live video explaining her frustration with fame.

How to watch Apple's 2018 iPhone keynote announcement - Stream, schedule, info
In 2017, an icon of the iPhone X's design was discovered within Apple's HomePod firmware ahead of the company's announcement. There's also a nice feature for parents which will help them control the length of time children spend on digital devices.