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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
The Centre today said it has written to Chief Ministers and Union Territory Administrators for Direct Benefit Transfer for kerosene in the accounts of the beneficiaries.
Press Trust of India | Monday August 3, 2015
The Finance Ministry will pay state-owned fuel retailers Rs 1,300 crore cash subsidy for kerosene for the first quarter ended June 30, but the same on LPG will be decided later.
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.
Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
State-owned gas utility GAIL India Ltd on Thursday reported a 32 per cent drop in net profit at Rs 424.14 crore for the quarter ended June 2015, on account of a drop in LPG and petrochemical production and lower prices.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 17, 2015
Leakage from a pipe led to the blast of an LPG cylinder at Manilal chawl in Golibar area of suburban Santacruz (East) on Thursday morning, claiming four lives and injuring three, police said after preliminary probe.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 15, 2015
First Energy's brand Oorja, a combination of a 'micro-gasification' stove and biomass-based pellet fuel, is adopted by several customers as a substitute to fossil fuels such as LPG and diesel, it added.
Press Trust of India | Friday June 26, 2015
State-run fuel retailer Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) expects cooking gas demand to grow by six to nine per cent this fiscal year on the back of lower prices and increasing focus on rural reach.
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.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday June 22, 2015
A class 10 student died at her home after an LPG cylinder exploded early on Monday morning in Tamil Nadu's Dindigul district.
Friday May 22, 2015
The Finance Ministry has sanctioned Rs 5,223 crore fuel subsidy for the January-March quarter to cover almost all of the revenue loss that the two retailers suffered on selling domestic cooking gas (LPG) and kerosene at government rates.
Tuesday May 5, 2015
The Finance Ministry on Tuesday clarified that LPG subsidy received by individuals in their bank accounts will continue to be exempt from income tax.
Monday May 4, 2015
Taxability of LPG subsidy and other benefits paid directly into the bank accounts of beneficiaries is unclear with tax experts divided on the issue and want an explicit clarification from the government.
Monday May 4, 2015
ONGC was the top Nifty gainer, rising over 2.5 per cent gains, on reports that the government will not ask upstream companies such as ONGC and OIL to share the subsidy burden on account of selling LPG and kerosene at below market prices. Oil India traded over 3 per cent higher.
Press Trust of India | Friday May 1, 2015
Households are entitled to 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each at subsidised rate of Rs 417 in Delhi. Any requirement beyond this has to be bought at the market price, which is now Rs 616 in Delhi.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 27, 2015
Amid massive shortage of petroleum products including LPG in Nepal following a ravaging earthquake, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said that India will augment fuel supply to the neighbouring country to meet its requirement.
Wednesday April 22, 2015
Mr Ambani joins a host of industry leaders, including Mukesh Ambani, Anand Mahindra, Anil Agarwal, Gautam Adani, Uday Kotak and Kishore Biyani, who have rallied behind PM Modi's call to well-to-do people to give up buying LPG at below market price so as to help cut subsidy bill.
Tuesday September 1, 2015
When it comes to alternate fuels, India continues to rely more on LPG and CNG instead of electric energy. However, that hasn't dampened the car manufacturers' hopes in India, as they have anyway gone ahead and introduced vehicles which are clean and green. Here is a list of the top 5 hybrid/electric cars available in India.