Fooling people key principle of Modinomics: Rahul Gandhi on fuel price hike

Fooling people key principle of Modinomics Rahul Gandhi on fuel price hike

"Karnataka finishes voting, fuel prices rise to a four-year high".

Singh's letter, dated Sunday, said that Modi's statement during an election rally in Karnataka's Hubli on 6 May has used words that were "menacing and intimidating with an intent to insult and provoke" breach of peace. The Key Principle of Modinomics: "fool as many people as you can, as often as you can".

"There we go again".

After a gap of 19 days, when campaigning for Karnataka was at a peak, oil companies on Monday increased the petrol price by 17 paise a litre and diesel by 21 paise as global rates started firming up.

With this, diesel prices have touched a record high, while petrol is at a 56-month peak. "The Karnataka election was only an interval".

On Monday, petrol was selling at Rs 74.80 per litre in Delhi, Rs 77.50 per litre in Kolkata, Rs 82.65 per litre in Mumbai and Rs 77.61 per litre in Chennai.

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 letter was also signed by other senior Congress leaders including Ghulam Nabi Azad, A.K. Antony, Ahmed Patel, P. Chidambaram, Ashok Gehlot and Mallikarjun Kharge.

Petrol and diesel prices were last revised on April 24 when they were hiked by 13 paise each.

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