Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi is answering Narendra Modi in his own style via Twitter. Rahul Gandhi said that soon after the Karnataka polls the BJP government under Modi has raised the prices of fuel and this is nothing but following the people. Modi’s key strategy is nothing but fooling the people he stated. The fuel prices are the highest in the last 4 years regime he said.
PSU oil firms on Monday began passing on the spike witnessed in international rates to consumers. Petrol price in Delhi was hiked to Rs 74.80 per litre from Rs 74.63 while diesel rates were increased to Rs 66.14 a litre from Rs 65.93, according to a price notification issued by state-owned oil marketing companies.
State-owned oil marketing companies are estimated to have lost about Rs 500 crore as they absorbed higher cost resulting from the spike in international oil rates and fall in rupee against the US dollar, according to the PTI reports.