• search

Petrol, diesel prices go up from midnight

Written by: Staff

New Delhi, June 5 (UNI) The government today effected a steep hike of Rs four per litre in petrol prices and Rs 2 per litre in case of diesel but spared any increase in the prices of kerosene and LPG, giving thrust to cost-push inflation.

The Union Cabinet decision, which came into effect from midnight, drew immediate protests from the Left parties, supporting the UPA government from the outside, which had announced a nationwide agitation if the government went ahead with the hike.

The Left parties had been demanding (eds. xxx pick up from par 3 of DI 76 ENERGY-PETROL SECOND LEAD HIKE) UNI TEAM RL MA VP0005

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more