Thursday March 6, 2014
Sources said while petrol production by refineries has risen by a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.9 per cent in five years beginning 2007-08, CAGR in LPG production was only 1.5 per cent. Diesel too has shown a CAGR of 7.2 per cent.
India | A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday March 4, 2014
The Supreme Court will today hear two petitions challenging the hike in gas prices. CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta and an NGO have petitioned against the gas pricing formula approved by a cabinet panel in June last year that has allowed gas prices to be...
Monday March 3, 2014
The loss on diesel sales has inched up marginally to Rs 8.37 a litre as a surge in international oil rates and a weakening rupee wiped out gains from a 50 paise increase in the price of the fuel.
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday February 24, 2014
Cooking gas (LPG) dealers on Monday night called off their proposed indefinite strike after oil companies set up a panel to look into their grievances.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 24, 2014
Cooking gas distributors across the country have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from Tuesday to press for their multiple demands.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 22, 2014
A 40-year-old real estate businessman, his wife and a minor daughter allegedly committed suicide by triggering a blast of the LPG tank in their car off a highway near Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu today.
Friday February 21, 2014
Subsidised LPG cylinders can be purchased without having an Aadhaar account, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Friday.
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.
Wednesday February 12, 2014
The issue of fire safety has come into sharp focus because of the rising number of mishaps in trains across the country.
Friday January 31, 2014
The government's decision to raise the number of subsidised LPG cylinders to 12 per household per year from 9 earlier is a populist move that would be credit negative for public sector oil companies, rating agency Icra said on Friday.
Friday January 31, 2014
The price of diesel was on Friday hiked by 50 paise per litre, while that of petrol was kept unchanged.
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Thursday January 30, 2014
The Union Cabinet today approved raising quota of subsidised LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) to 12 cylinders per household in a year from the current limit of nine cylinders, effectively covering 97 per cent of LPG consumers in the country.
Thursday January 30, 2014
Ahead of the general elections due by May this year, the Cabinet raised the quota of subsidised LPG cylinders to 12 from nine, effective from February 1.
Friday January 24, 2014
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) may raise the subsidised LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) cylinder quota from 9 to 12 per household per year at the next meeting, Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily said on Friday.
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...
Monday January 20, 2014
Raising the cap on the number of subsidized LPG cylinders will lead to an additional subsidy burden of Rs 4,000 crore for the government, analysts estimated.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 19, 2014
Odisha has sought an extension of the deadline for implementing the direct transfer of cash subsidy scheme for Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders in the state as many people do not have Aadhaar cards, a top officer said on Sunday.
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.