India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 17, 2017
A day after the vigilance wing of the Odisha Police registered a criminal case against Soumendra Pradhan, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said his brother was not above the law. The vigilance wing had yesterday registered a case against four persons including the union minister's brother on the charge of black marketing of cooking gas.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday January 10, 2017
The company also powers digital payments for LPG companies like Indane, Bharat Gas and HP.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 4, 2017
To provide cash-less transactions, the government had asked oil companies to pay consumers 0.75 per cent discount on cashless fuelling of petrol and diesel at petrol pumps.
Press Trust of India | Monday January 2, 2017
Under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin) or PMAY, the Centre will directly transfer about Rs 1.30 lakh and Rs 1.50 lakh in accounts of the beneficiaries staying in plain areas and hilly areas respectively, Rural Development Secretary Amarjeet Sinha told PTI.
Sunday January 1, 2017
Petrol price was hiked by Rs 1.29 per litre while diesel rate was increased by Rs 0.97 per litre. Revised prices will take effect from midnight.
Press Trust of India | Sunday January 1, 2017
ATF or jet fuel price was hiked by Rs 4,161 per kilolitre (kl), or 8.6 per cent, to Rs 52,540.63 per kl in Delhi. The hike comes on back of a 3.7 per cent cut in rates last month.
Press Trust of India | Thursday December 29, 2016
A Woman member of BPL family identified through Socio-Economic Caste Census data is given a deposit free LPG connection with financial assistance of Rs 1,600 per connection.
Press Trust of India | Monday December 26, 2016
Acceptance of Ola Money in a prominent public utility such as BPCL is another step by Ola towards supporting the governments vision of a cashless 'Digital India', Ola Money Senior Vice President Pallav Singh said.
Karnataka News | Edited by Arun Nair | Monday December 26, 2016
In a major fire incident last night, around 900 LPG cylinders kept in 3 trucks caught fire in Chinthamani town of Karnataka.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 19, 2016
The Income Tax department will soon begin sharing with the Petroleum and Oil Ministry details of all "individual" taxpayers whose annual income exceeds Rs 10 lakh, in an attempt to check pilferage of subsidy on cooking gas by the higher income groups.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 20, 2016
The move has been approved by the policy-making body of the department, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT),
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday December 13, 2016
Cooking gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sales increased 16.5 per cent to 1.88 million tonnes, while naphtha sales surged 6.9 per cent to 1.08 million tonnes.
Press Trust of India | Thursday December 1, 2016
LPG rates were last hiked on November 1 by Rs 2.05 per cylinder.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 29, 2016
All domestically produced liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) should necessarily be sold to PSUs for subsidised sale to consumers.
Press Trust of India | Sunday November 27, 2016
Reliance Industries has sought access to the India's longest LPG pipeline that Indian Oil Corp (IOC) is laying from Gujarat to Gorakhpur in eastern Uttar Pradesh to cater to the growing demand for cooking gas in the country.
Thomson Reuters | Thursday November 10, 2016
Cooking gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sales increased 10.3 percent to 1.86 million tonnes, while naphtha sales surged 4.8 percent to 1.11 million tonnes.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 1, 2016
The price of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was hiked by over Rs 2 per cylinder, the sixth increase in rates in five months, while that of jet fuel was raised by a steep 7.3 per cent in step with global trends.
Monday October 31, 2016
After Monday's revision, a 14.2-kg cylinder of non-subsidised LPG will retail at Rs 529.50 in Delhi, as against Rs 492 earlier, Indian Oil Corporation said on its website.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 24, 2016
Stressing the need to complete public projects in a time-bound manner and within specified budget, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government is committed to deliver cooking gas connection to all within the next three years.
Press Trust of India | Sunday October 23, 2016
Currently, public sector retailers Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum control retail LPG market, selling cooking gas in 5-kg, 14.2-kg and 19-kg cylinders.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 12, 2016
Indian Oil plans to import LPG at Kandla in Gujarat and move it through the 1,987 kilometer pipeline to Gorakhpur via Ahmedabad (in Gujarat), Ujjain, Bhopal (in Madhya Pradesh), Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi and Lucknow (in Uttar Pradesh).
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 4, 2016
The government has made Aadhaar mandatory for availing cooking gas (LPG) subsidies but has given two months grace period for citizens to get the unique identification number.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 4, 2016
The government currently gives 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each at subsidised rates per household in a year. The subsidy on every cylinder is transferred in advance directly into bank accounts of individuals, who then buy the cooking fuel at market rates.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 30, 2016
In a drive against hotels, restaurants and roadside food stalls flouting civic norms, the BMC has seized about 3,405 illegal LPG cylinders after raiding a total of 26,270 eateries in Mumbai in last seven months.
Press Trust of India | Thursday September 1, 2016
The price of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was hiked by about Rs 2 per cylinder, third increase since July, while the jet fuel price was cut by 3.8 per cent.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 15, 2016
About 50 lakh free cooking gas (LPG) connections have been provided to poor households in the last 100 days and the target of 5 crore is expected to be achieved well before the 3-year schedule, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today.
Jammu News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 8, 2016
Nine members of a family were injured in a cooking gas cylinder explosion here on Monday, police said.
Press Trust of India | Monday August 1, 2016
Subsidised cooking gas (LPG) price was on Monday hiked by Rs 1.93 per cylinder, the second increase in rates in one month as the government looked at monthly increases to cut down subsidies.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 30, 2016
Residents of Assam and Meghalaya would not be required to submit Aadhar card for getting benefits under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 24, 2016
All DBT or Direct Benefit Transfers will be linked to Aadhaar by the end of the current calendar year.