Friday February 28, 2014
The government had raised the annual cap on supply of cheaper LPG from nine to 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each on January 30. It was inferred this meant one cylinder in a month.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday February 14, 2014
Seven people, including two children, were injured on Friday in three explosions involving a cooking gas cylinder, an LPG pipeline and a refrigerator, the fire service said.
Tuesday January 21, 2014
With Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi pitching strongly for a higher LPG cap, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily today said the Cabinet is likely to consider increasing the quota of subsidised cooking gas cylinders to 12 from nine per household this w...
Friday January 17, 2014
Shortly after he finished speaking, Oil Minister Veerappa Moily announced that it would be done. Two weeks ago, he had said that there was no such proposal to raise the subsidy cap, though several Congress leaders and chief ministers had raised the d...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday January 17, 2014
The government today announced that it would raise the quota of subsidized cooking gas, moments after Rahul Gandhi forcefully raised the demand at a Congress party platform.
Thursday January 2, 2014
There have also been demands to roll back the hike of Rs 220 per cylinder of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG), which customers buy after consuming their quota of nine subsidised cylinders.
Wednesday January 1, 2014
The price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG), which customers buy after consuming their quota of subsidised cylinders, was hiked by a steep Rs 220 per bottle on Wednesday on firming international rates.
Friday December 13, 2013
The government-appointed Kirit Parikh committee suggested an "immediate" hike prices of diesel by Rs 5 a litre, Rs 4 per litre in kerosene and Rs 250 per cylinder in LPG, reduce annual entitlement of subsidised cooking gas cylinder from six from nine...
India | Written by Maya Sharma | Sunday October 6, 2013
Now, pick up your cooking gas cylinder with minimum fuss at a petrol pump. Five kg cylinders will now be available at selected company owned petrol pumps as part of a pilot scheme - and all you need is a valid identity card. For now the facility will...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday October 5, 2013
Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister M Veerappa Moily today launched the sale of five-kg cooking gas cylinder at the non-subsidised rate of Rs.492 per cylinder, including taxes.
Wednesday October 2, 2013
However, they will be priced at market rate which is more than double the subsidised price of Rs 410 per 14.2-kg cylinder in Delhi.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 15, 2013
Three children were killed and their mother was injured when a cooking gas cylinder exploded in their house in Deva Pasia village in Gonda, police said today.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 11, 2013
A man and his teenaged daughter died from burn injuries after a cooking gas cylinder exploded in their house, police said on Tuesday. His son was injured and is battling for life.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 1, 2013
Starting today cooking gas (LPG) consumers in 18 districts will get Rs 435 in their bank accounts when they book an LPG cylinder as the government rolls out its ambitious direct benefit transfer (DBT) programme to cut its fuel subsidy.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 7, 2013
Six children received burns in an explosion sparked by a leaking cooking gas cylinder in Delhi on Sunday morning, said police.
Monday April 1, 2013
The price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was reduced by Rs 3 per cylinder on Monday in line with fall in international rates.
Monday January 21, 2013
In good news for BPL cardholders and other marginalised sections, the Delhi government today decided to increase the number of subsidised LPG cylinder for them from nine to 12.
Friday January 18, 2013
The first cautious step towards deregulation of diesel came in a mixed bag of announcements yesterday as the government attempted to balance populism and reform.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday January 11, 2013
Cooking gas consumers can now change their dealers as the government has launched LPG portability scheme on the lines of mobile phone services.
India | NDTV.com | Tuesday December 11, 2012
In a letter to oil Minister Veerappa Moily, the Election Commission has sought an explanation on the government's decision to increase the cap of subsidised cooking gas cylinders from the present six cylinders to nine cylinders. Below is the letter: