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Excise duty, Diesel, Petrol, Fuel price hike

Rising fuel prices: Why India is paying the price for its irrational energy tax policy

It's more than worrying that the government and oil companies are seemingly clueless about the next course of action on petroleum prices.


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Narendra Modi, US, Fuel price hike, Iran Sanctions

Why India is worried about a fuel crisis as US sanctions against Iran near

The lone advantage New Delhi has is the fact that Tehran needs to sell its oil as desperately as India needs to buy it.


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Congress, BJP, Excise duty, Diesel

Understanding the politics of fuel price

The BJP government has increased central excise duty on petroleum products 12 times in the last four and a half years.


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2019 Lok Sabha polls, Rahul Gandhi, Mayawati, Fuel price hike

Cracks within the Mahagathbandhan? Why Mayawati is targeting Congress over fuel price hike

Apparently there is more to this than meets the eye.


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Rahul Gandhi, Fuel price hike, Congress, Bharat Bandh

Falling rupee and rising fuel prices: How Rahul Gandhi caught Modi govt off-guard with Bharat Bandh

As things stand today, BJP's ‘Congress-mukt bharat’ mission is far from being over.


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Fuel price hike, Congress, Narendra Modi, Bharat Bandh

Bharat Bandh fizzled out. But the real problem stays

India has become too influenced by a western 'consumption' economy and too open to global vulnerabilities. We need a swadeshi growth model.


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Fuel price hike, Bharat Bandh, Women Safety, BJP

How Rahul Gandhi stole the show with his speech during Bharat Bandh

The Congress president attacked the Narendra Modi government not just on the fuel price hike but also on a host of other issues, including women's safety and farmer suicides.


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Excise duty, Arun Jaitley, Petrol prices, Fuel price hike

Why the fuel price hike is not as bad as it looks

According to the Economic Survey 2018, India will need about $4.5 trillion in the next 25 years for infrastructure development.


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Outrage, Diesel prices, Petrol prices, Fuel price hike

A paisa's worth of cruel fuel: Jokes on BJP are spilling over from Congress times!

At least the outrage machine on social media is following the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan!


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Narendra Modi, Diesel prices, Petrol prices, Fuel price hike

How rising petrol and diesel prices are a test for Modi's cooperative federalism

States, not Centre, will have to take deeper cuts on VAT to avoid uncontrolled inflation.