India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 2, 2015
Calling on developed countries to take responsibility for protecting the global environment, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has cited the example of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to the well-off to voluntarily give up their cooking gas subsidies to help the poor.
Press Trust of India | Saturday August 1, 2015
Non-subsidised LPG prices were on Friday lowered by Rs 23.50 per 14.2-kg bottle, in sync with international rates.
Thursday June 25, 2015
Heeding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Thursday appealed to its members to give up cooking gas subsidy.
Saturday January 31, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reviewed the progress of implementation of the scheme for paying subsidy on cooking gas (LPG) directly into bank accounts of consumers.
Friday January 9, 2015
Setting an example, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has voluntarily given up use of subsidised LPG, joining a growing list of well-to-do people who have opted to buy cooking gas at market rate.
Thursday December 25, 2014
Now, the subsidised cooking gas will also be available in 5-kg cylinders. Those entitled to subsidised gas can buy 34 bottles of 5-kg each at Rs 155 per cylinder in Delhi.
Wednesday December 17, 2014
Public sector oil marketing companies (OMCs) have given an option to existing LPG consumers to surrender their subsidy and switch to buying cooking gas at market price, Mr Pradhan said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.
Wednesday December 10, 2014
Till now, cooking gas (LPG) was available for domestic use in 14.2-kg cylinders. Consumers were entitled to 12 such bottles in a year at subsidised rate of Rs 417 in Delhi.
Friday October 24, 2014
The government has no plans to curtail supply of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) from the current 12 cylinders per household in a year even as it looks to give cash subsidy to consumers across the country by June.
Tuesday September 30, 2014
The price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was cut by Rs 21 per cylinder on Tuesday while that of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) or jet fuel was reduced by a steep 3 per cent on the back of falling international oil rates.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 23, 2014
At least 50 passengers were injured when a cooking gas cylinder caught fire and exploded on a private bus in the district.
Thursday August 28, 2014
In a relief to consumers, the Cabinet on Wednesday lifted the restriction of supply of only one subsidised cooking gas LPG cylinder to a household in a month, saying consumers can avail their quota of 12 bottles at any time of the year.
Sunday July 20, 2014
Cooking gas and kerosene prices will not be hiked keeping in view the impact of such a step on the people, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said.
Thursday July 3, 2014
Days after the price of non-subsidised cooking gas or Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) was hiked by Rs 16.50 per cylinder, the government said on Thursday the increase will impact less than 1 per cent of the consumers.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 1, 2014
After the hike in petrol and diesel rates, the price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was on Tuesday raised by Rs.16.50 per cylinder in the wake of international crude oil prices surging due to the ongoing Iraq crisis.
Tuesday July 1, 2014
Price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was today hiked by Rs 16.50 per cylinder and that of jet fuel by over half-a-per cent after international oil prices surged due to the ongoing Iraq crisis.
Gurgaon News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 14, 2014
At least eight people, including a woman and an infant, were injured when a cooking gas cylinder burst in their rented room, police said on Monday.
Tuesday April 1, 2014
Aviation turbine fuel (ATF) price was on Tuesday cut by 4 per cent and that of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) by Rs 100 per cylinder, reflecting global trends.
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.
Delhi News | 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 week.
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 demand.
India News | 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.