Cooking Gas

  • Delhi: CNG prices cut by Rs 14.90/kg, piped cooking gas by Rs 5/unit February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: CNG price in the national capital was on Friday cut by a steep Rs 14.90 per kg and cooking gas piped into kitchens by Rs 5 per unit with effect from midnight tonight. Compressed Natural Gas, or CNG, will cost Rs 35.20 per kg from Saturday as against the...
  • Jayalalithaa slams Centre over LPG price hike January 2, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday said people should be given good news on a New Year day instead the Centre has burdened them with another price hike. Jaya slammed the Centre saying that the middle class is already reeling under inflation and it can't pay more...
  • Price of non-subsidised LPG hiked by Rs 220 per cylinder January 1, 2014

    The price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG), which customers buy after consuming their quota of subsidised cylinders, was hiked by a steep Rs 220 per bottle on Wednesday on firming international rates. The 14.2-kg cooking gas cylinder that consumers buy beyond their entitled nine bottles at subsidised rates, will now cost Rs 1,241, up from Rs...
  • Price of non-subsidised LPG hiked by Rs 220 per cylinder January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG), which customers buy after consuming their quota of subsidised cylinders, was hiked by a steep Rs 220 per bottle on Wednesday on firming international rates. The 14.2-kg cooking gas cylinder that consumers buy beyond their entitled nine bottles at subsidised...
  • Delhi: CNG price hiked by Rs 4.50 per kg, PNG by Rs 5.15 per kg December 26, 2013

    CNG or compressed natural gas price in New Delhi was hiked by a steep Rs 4.50 per kg on Thursday, the second increase in rates in three months. Also, the price of cooking gas piped to kitchens has been increased by Rs 5.15 per kg with effect from midnight tonight. CNG...
  • LPG cylinders to be available at petrol pumps in metro cities soon October 2, 2013

    Cooking gas (LPG) will now be available at select petrol pumps in metro cities after the Oil Ministry has allowed sale of small 5-kg cylinders at retail outlets. It has also permitted LPG connection portability, allowing consumers to choose or change cooking gas dealer at press of a button, an official...
  • Petrol price hiked by 75 paise, diesel by 50 paise June 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Petrol price was on Monday was hiked by 75 paisa per litre and diesel by 50 paisa a litre as rupee hit 11-month low making oil imports costlier. The increase in rates, which are excluding local sales tax or VAT, will be effective from midnight tonight, Indian Oil...
  • Cabinet clears direct benefit transfer for LPG subsidy May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The Cabinet on Thursday cleared direct benefit transfer on LPG subsidy. The scheme was to be introduced on January 1, but was postponed two times, most recently because only 13 per cent of Aadhaar numbers among the beneficiaries chosen for the launch areas had bank accounts. Under a pilot...
  • Jet fuel prices cut by a steep 5.3 per cent May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Jet fuel prices were on Wednesday cut by 5.3 per cent, the second steep reduction in rates in one month. Aviation Turbine Fuel, or ATF, price at Delhi was cut by Rs 3,545.94 per kilolitre (kl), or 5.35 per cent, to Rs 62,649.95 per kl, according to Indian...
  • Non-subsidised LPG price cut by Rs 54 per cylinder April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The price of non-subsidised LPG cylinders was cut by Rs 54 per bottle on Tuesday. The move came just hours after petrol price was slashed by Rs 3 per litre, effective from midnight. On April 1, the price of non-subsidised cooking gas was reduced by Rs 3 per cylinder...
  • Increase in LPG cap: Moily says it's for oil PSUs to take call November 2, 2012

    Bangalore: Admitting that the decision to limit supply of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) cylinders to six a year has caused hardships, Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily on Friday said it is for the public sector oil firms to take a call on raising the cap. Moily, who earlier this week...
  • Andhra to give additional LPG cylinders only to poor October 24, 2012

    Hyderabad: Dashing the hopes of middle-class families, the Andhra Pradesh government on Tuesday announced that three additional cooking gas cylinders at subsidized rate will be given only to consumers under the 'Deepam' scheme. About 40 lakh families belonging to weaker sections would thus get a total of nine cylinders every...
  • Govt rules out rollback of decision to cap subsidised LPG October 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Sunday ruled out a rollback or modification of its decision to cap supply of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) at 6 cylinders per household in a year as it will cast a "shadow" on the whole reform process. "No, absolutely not. There is no change (in...
  • Affordable power to all households in next five years: PM October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: India plans to provide affordable electricity to all households in the next five years, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Tuesday. "The Government of India aims to provide 24x7 electricity to all households in the country and affordable access to electricity in the next 5 years," he said...
  • Govt may raise LPG cap from six to 10 cylinders September 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The Centre is considering a partial rollback of the cap on subsidised LPG. It is considering raising the limit on the number of subsidised LPG cylinders from six to ten cylinders per household per year, say sources. A section of the Congress and its allies - the Trinamool Congress,...
  • Govt-owned oil cos hike new LPG connection price May 27, 2008

    New Delhi: Government-owned oil companies on Monday declared a price hike in the security deposit for new cooking gas or LPG connections. A new connection will now cost Rs 1,250 as opposed to the existing rate of Rs 850 per cylinder. IOC Chairman,Sarthak Behuria said, “Oil companies have to raise security deposit...
  • Tubewells belch out gas instead of water in Orissa March 2, 2008

    Kendrapara (Orissa): Tubewells in Mantripada village in Orissa may look like any other around the country, but there's more here than meets the eye. All you need to do is pump and light a matchstick and you get not just water, but fire too! Many tubewells in Mantripada emit inflammable...