Diesel price hike: Who said what
Sep 14, 2012
Thursday May 23, 2013
The decision, taken on Wednesday, has not yet been formally intimated by the Finance Ministry, but the current tranche will enable the companies to report quarterly profits at their earnings next week, officials at the three companies, who declined t...
Monday January 21, 2013
In good news for BPL cardholders and other marginalised sections, the Delhi government today decided to increase the number of subsidised LPG cylinder for them from nine to 12.
Friday January 18, 2013
The first cautious step towards deregulation of diesel came in a mixed bag of announcements yesterday as the government attempted to balance populism and reform.
Wednesday January 9, 2013
At a time when the government is struggling to meet its fiscal deficit target, the Petroleum Ministry has proposed to increase the cap on supply of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) cylinders to nine per household in a year from current limit of six, sour...
Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday December 12, 2012
Oil Minister Veerappa Moily has sent an explanation to the Election Commission about why he announced that the government may increase on a the amount of subsidized cooking gas families are entitled to during elections in Gujarat.
NDTV.com | Tuesday December 11, 2012
In a letter to oil Minister Veerappa Moily, the Election Commission has sought an explanation on the government's decision to increase the cap of subsidised cooking gas cylinders from the present six cylinders to nine cylinders. Below is the letter:
Tuesday December 11, 2012
The government had late last month indicated it may roll back the limit of six subsidised cooking gas cylinders per year for households.
Sunil Prabhu | Friday November 30, 2012
The government has indicated it may roll back a major economic reform introduced in September - a limit of six subsidised cooking gas cylinders per year for households.
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Friday November 2, 2012
Hours after announcing a hike of Rs.26.50 per non-subsidised LPG cylinder, the government put its decision on hold. Earlier, taking a politically prickly decision, just weeks ahead of two crucial state elections, the government hiked the cost of non-...
Edited by Samira Shaikh | Thursday November 1, 2012
Taking a politically prickly decision, just weeks ahead of two crucial state elections, the government today hiked the cost of non-subsidised cooking gas cylinders by Rs 26.50. This brings the cost of a non-subsidised cylinder to Rs 922 for a househo...
Press Trust of India | Thursday November 1, 2012
NCP, a partner in Maharashtra's ruling coalition, today threatened to launch an agitation if the government failed to take decision within a week on providing three additional subsidised LPG cylinders.
Friday November 2, 2012
Facing stiff opposition from all corners, the government has put on hold the Rs 26.5 increase in price of cooking gas cylinders that consumers buy beyond their quota of six subsidised bottles.
Press Trust of India | Friday October 12, 2012
Human Resource and Development Minister Kapil Sibal has suggested to Petroleum Ministry to continue providing cooking gas or LPG at subsidised rate for the midday meal programme this fiscal amid concerns that the scheme could be hit by the cap of 6 c...
Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Thursday October 11, 2012
Sharad Pawar today became the latest UPA ally to voice some worries about the government's decision to cap subsidy on cooking gas or LPG. He reportedly said at a Cabinet meeting that there is need for clarity on what happens to people who have alread...
Press Trust of India | Saturday October 6, 2012
The price of cooking gas (LPG) has been hiked by Rs 11.42 per cylinder, following the government's decision to raise the commission paid to the dealers. The hike comes within weeks of the government deciding to restrict supply of subsidised cooking g...