Wednesday 19th, September 2018
canara news

Rahul slams government over petrol price hike

Published On : 14 May 2018


New Delhi, (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday slammed the Modi government over the increased fuel prices once voting for the Karnataka Assembly had ended.

"Karnataka finishes voting, Fuel prices rise to a 4-year high! The key principle of Modinomics: Fool as many people as you can, as often as you can," Gandhi said in a tweet.

Former Union Finance Minister and Congress leader P. Chidambaram also slammed the government. "There we go again. More taxes on petrol and diesel, more burden on the consumer. The Karnataka election was only an interval."

The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) resumed the dynamic pricing system for fuel on Monday, pushing petrol prices in the national capital to 74.80 per litre.

The IOC had suspended the dynamic pricing for fuel for 19 days to "avoid creating unnecessary panic among the consumers".

In Delhi, petrol was priced at Rs 74.80 per litre on Monday, the highest since September 2013 when it was Rs 76.06. The price was last changed on April 24 when petrol was Rs 74.63 per litre.







More News

PIL on EVM: Bombay HC issues notices to EC, Centre, Maharashtra
PIL on EVM: Bombay HC issues notices to EC, Centre, Maharashtra
Attack on Cong workers in Chhattisgarh is political persecution: Rahul Gandhi
Attack on Cong workers in Chhattisgarh is political persecution: Rahul Gandhi
Cabinet clears ordinance to make triple talaq penal offence: Law Minister
Cabinet clears ordinance to make triple talaq penal offence: Law Minister

Write your Comments

Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. canaranews.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on CANARANEWS to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using canaranews will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will canaranews.com be held responsible.