Diesel Cars May Turn Costlier, Special Tax of ₹255,000 On Cards

Oil Minister S Jaipal Reddy recommended a hike in excise duty to be imposed on diesel-based vehicles. The proposed levies, it is said, will be as steep as INR 255,000 for sedans and sports or multi utility vehicles, while smaller vehicles will be slapped with an excise tax of INR 170,000. Jun 13, 2012
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India's Top Ten Most Fuel Efficient Cars to Beat the Petrol Price Hike

Just when the average Indian seemed to make peace with petrol costs on their gas guzzling vehicles, the steep hike in petrol prices which took effect this month spurred consumers across the nation to rethink their auto-budget. Keeping fuel economy in mind, here are ten of the best fuel efficient diesel cars that won't kill at the pump Jun 3, 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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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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India's Gold Demand Falls 29 Percent In Q1; Price Upturn Likely In Future

India's gold demand slumped 29 percent in the year's first quarter, falling far behind China which is now the world's leading bullion market, the World Gold Council said Thursday. As per the organization's report, the country's gold consumption in volume declined to 207.6 tonnes in the first quarter, as compared to that of 291.8 tonnes at the same period the previous year. India's gold jewellery market reported a drop at 19 percent to 152 tonnes, while investment demand dipped 46 percent down... May 17, 2012