India Warns of Potential Ban on EU Airlines over Carbon Tax Dispute

European airlines may risk an embargo from India's airspace, should Brussels impose sanctions on Indian carriers over carbon emissions. Brussels is facing the heat from several nations, including China, Russia, over an EU carbon emissions trading scheme that called for charging airlines over pollution. Civil aviation minister Ajit Singh hinted the possibility of a ban on EU carriers in an interview. May 25, 2012
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Congress Against Petrol Price Hike; Govt Considers Partial Rollback: Sources

The latest media reports suggested that the government is contemplating a partial rollback in the recent steep petrol price hike. According to the sources the government might slash about Rs 2 to 2.50 per litre, while the Congress party is demanding to scale down about Rs 3 to 5 in the latest hike. May 24, 2012
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Petrol Price Hike: 5 things to Watch Out For

The announcement of the government to hike petrol price by Rs 7.50 per litre, which will come into effect on Thursday, has not gone down too well with the public and government allies. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is even planning a nation-wide bandh to demand immediate rollback of the petrol price hike. May 24, 2012
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Auto Stocks Plunge Amidst Petrol Price Hike

BSE Auto index took a hit on Thursday morning trade session amidst petrol price hike. Maruti Suzuki took the worst hit, trading shares at Rs. 1,132 and reporting a fall of 1.67 percent at At 1:22 p.m. May 24, 2012
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Petrol Price Hike In India: Rates Before And After Hike

The Indian Government Wednesday announced the single largest hike in petrol prices by Rs. 7.50 per liter (including tax). The hike price came into effect from midnight and has led to a nationwide protest with the common man, the government's allies and oppositions fuming over the issue. May 24, 2012
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BSE Sensex Up, Rupee Hits Record Low

The BSE Sensex posts its third consecutive daily gain on Monday after State Bank of India boosted the outlook of the stock market with its impressive earning last week. However, rupee hits a new record low at 55 per dollar, which could affect the stocks. May 21, 2012
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Rupee Tumbles Short of 'Psychological 55' at Record Low of 54.99 to Dollar

Indian currency took another beating on Monday, sinking to a record low of 54.99 against the US dollar in the late afternoon trade session. The rupee stood at 54.96/97 to the dollar at 4:26 p.m. (1056 GMT), and had earlier plunged to the key psychological level of 55 to the dollar, Reuters said. May 21, 2012
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Pranab Mukherjee's Crackdown on Black Money; Tables White Paper in Parliament

Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the much-anticipated "white paper on black money" at a Parliament session on Monday. Mukherjee's proposed move reflected an earlier promise made during his budget speech in the Lok Sabha where he said, I will try to give all the relevant and possible information". May 21, 2012

Honda India Aims To Ramp Motorbike Revenue To 30% By 2020

Honda Motor Co wants India to double its contribution in global motorcycle revenue by 2020, with the automaker now seeking to explore developing markets for low cost vehicles. Keita Muramatsu, president of Honda Motorycle **9** Scooter, announced on Tuesday a target of 30 percent in global sales, a 13 percent step-up in revenue that India is solely expected to deliver in eight years time. The announcement was made at Honda's launch of its new Dream Yuga motorcycle in the New Delhi capital,... May 15, 2012