Petrol prices touch Rs 90.11 in this Indian city

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Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh assembly passed a resolution to roll back petrol and diesel prices by Rs 2 per litre. The government is of the view that a weak rupee along with high worldwide crude oil prices can impact fiscal deficit as well as current account deficit.

Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP), in defense of the rising angst against high fuel prices, released an infograph on Monday showing how the percentage growth of increase in diesel prices has been lower as compared to United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) time (2004-14). There was no report of any untoward incident in both the states. They also burnt effigies of the Centre against the spiralling fuel prices.

In other metro cities, too, fuel prices continued to soar. Train services were hit in Odisha during the "Bharat bandh" call. Other Opposition leaders included Trinamool Congress' Sukhendu Sekhar Ray, Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh, Janata Dal (Secular) leader Danish Ali and Rashtriya Lok Dal's Jayant Chaudhary. Vegetable vendors sits idea as there are no customers due to Bharat band.

Maharashtra is among those states where petrol, diesel prices are the highest in India. He claimed that demonetisation and GST were imposed to increase imports from China.

Post the price hike, non-branded petrol was priced at Rs 80.87 per litre in Delhi while diesel costs Rs 72.97 per litre - the highest ever prices recorded in the country's history. "This reflects the government's audacity and arrogance and insensitivity towards the common man".

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On Monday, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party termed the hike in petroleum products as a "momentary difficulty" owing to an global crisis after the Opposition parties in the country observed a Bharat Bandh, to protest the skyrocketing fuel prices. The BJP dubbed the protest a failure. "Today he is the Prime Minister and says nothing".

Here is one aspect that Left parties who are in the forefront of the nationwide hartal against the galloping fuel prices on Monday should ponder.

Rahul Gandhi flayed Modi for his stoic silence over rising fuel prices, tumbling rupee, Rafale fighter jet deal and agrarian distress in the country.

Calling the hike in prices of petroleum products a "momentary difficulty" due to the worldwide crisis, the BJP on Monday condemned incidents of violence during the Bharat Bandh.

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