Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 18, 2015
The government on Wednesday fixed a maximum marketing margin that firms like Reliance Industries can charge on selling natural gas to fertiliser and LPG plants at Rs 200, a 12.5 per cent cut from current charge of Rs 225.
Press Trust of India | Saturday November 14, 2015
Urging consumers to give up subsidy on LPG, he said from the time of implementation of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT), the government has been able to save Rs 15,000 crore in the last fiscal.
Press Trust of India | Sunday November 15, 2015
The NDA government is mulling to lift the subsidy on LPG cylinder for consumers with annual income above Rs 10 lakh, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here on Saturday.
Press Trust of India | Friday November 6, 2015
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday hinted of stopping supply of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) to the well-off as only 42.5 lakh out of nearly 15 crore cooking gas consumers have so far voluntarily give up subsidy.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 3, 2015
State gas utility GAIL India on Tuesday reported a 66.19 per cent plunge in second quarter net profit on lower LPG and petrochemical prices.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday November 3, 2015
The shine is coming off once bright prospects for natural gas as the future fossil fuel of choice in Asia as power companies in India and Southeast Asia tap abundant and cheap domestic coal resources to generate electricity.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 2, 2015
The reduction comes on the back of 5.5 per cent or Rs 2,245.92 per kilolitre increase in ATF price on October 1.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 19, 2015
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said the surrender of LPG subsidy under 'Give it up' scheme is a huge climate action as with the resultant enlarged LPG supply, more than 95 per cent households would be covered by the year 2030.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Sunday October 18, 2015
Closing in on the possible reason behind Friday's Kurla restaurant blaze, Government of Maharashtra fire advisor says waiter turning fan regulator caused spark that ignited LPG cloud on mezzanine floor
Press Trust of India | Monday October 12, 2015
A total of Rs 14,672 crore is saved in LPG subsidy in a year as a result of direct benefit transfer, the government said on Monday.
Press Trust of India | Saturday October 10, 2015
The proposed Paradip-Durgapur LPG pipeline will be ready by the next year to boost supplies, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) chairman B Ashok said on Saturday.
Thomson Reuters | Friday October 9, 2015
LPG is best known to consumers as propane or butane used in heating appliances and vehicles. But it is also used in the petrochemicals industry and the electricity sector, acting as a replacement for diesel in generators and power stations.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 8, 2015
The Supreme Court today assured the Centre and bodies like SEBI and RBI that it will take a decision by tomorrow evening on their plea seeking setting up a larger bench for modifying an earlier order restricting the voluntary use of Aadhaar card to PDS and LPG schemes only.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 2, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the Mudra scheme in Dumka under which people can take loans up to Rs 10 lakh to start businesses.
Press Trust of India | Thursday October 1, 2015
Aviation turbine fuel (ATF) or jet fuel price was on Thursday hiked by 5.5 per cent on global trends while rates of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) were cut by Rs 42 per cylinder.
Press Trust of India | Thursday September 24, 2015
Heeding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call, superstar Amitabh Bachchan has given up LPG subsidy and will from now on buy cooking gas at market price.
Press Trust of India | Thursday September 24, 2015
Mr Bachchan is the latest to join the #GiveItUpMovement which calls for users who can afford to pay market price, to opt out of scheme to get LPG cylinders at subsidised rates.Hailing Big B's gesture, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, "Such a noble gesture by Shri Bachchan would surely inspire many others to join #GiveItUp"
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 3, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah has landed in a controversy after he recently applied for LPG subsidy - months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called upon the affluent to give up the subsidy so the needy could be served better.
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 | Monday August 31, 2015
RIL, the largest single location LPG producer in the country, had contested the ministry view saying rules do not mandate that all domestic LPG must be sold only to state firms.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Nepal depends on India for meeting all its fuel requirements. Petrol, diesel, domestic LPG and jet fuel (ATF) are currently trucked from IOC's depot at Raxaul to Nepal.
Press Trust of India | Monday August 24, 2015
Nepal depends on India for meeting all of its fuel requirements. Petrol, diesel, domestic LPG and jet fuel (ATF) are currently trucked from Indian Oil Corp's (IOC) depot at Raxaul to Nepal.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Saturday August 15, 2015
Underscoring the importance of people's participation to make the government's efforts successful, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said at least 20 lakh people have surrendered their gas subsidy and Rs.15,000 crore had been saved due to introduction of direct benefit transfer in LPG subsidy.
Press Trust of India | Monday August 10, 2015
The government has capped the subsidy payout on kerosene at Rs 12 per litre and domestic cooking gas (LPG) at Rs 18 per kg, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.