For first time in history, diesel becomes costlier than petrol

For the first time in history, diesel price has surpassed the petrol today. The diesel price was increased by 48 paise while there was not a hike in petrol price. Continue Reading

Petrol price crosses Rs 80 in Chennai, motorists fume

Fuel prices which have been witnessing steady hike for the past 10 days, saw yet another increase today. In Chennai, for the first time, a litre of petrol is being sold for Rs 80.37. While diesel is being sold for Rs 73.17 per litre. Continue Reading

Karnataka govt increases petrol, diesel tax rates

The Congress-JDS government in Karnataka Friday increased tax rates on petrol and diesel to 32 per cent and 21 per cent, respectively, citing adverse impact on the state revenue collection due to continuous fall in the prices of crude oil in international market. Continue Reading

OMCs caution against bogus agencies and websites

Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have issued a public notice about fake websites fraudulently offering business opportunities for appointment of LPG distributors under the Prime Minister Ujwala Yojana (PMUY) or under the erstwhile Rajeev Gandhi Gramin LPG Vitarak Yojana (RGGLV) schemes. Continue Reading