Kerosene

  • Austerity doesn't affect soldiers, kerosene issued in advance: Army 16-01-2014 09:26 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Army has denied reports of austerity measures affecting the soldiers at the Line of Control. The Army has said that enough kerosene ration has been issued to the soldiers. A CNN-IBN special report had shown how there has been a 57 per cent cut in kerosene...
  • Kerosene-carrying train derails between Gonda and Gorakhpur 07-01-2014 06:07 PM

    Rail traffic on the Gorakhpur section of North Eastern Railway in Uttar Pradesh was hit on Tuesday when two wagons of a goods train transporting kerosene derailed between Gonda and Gorakhpur, officials said. No one was injured in the incident. The train was headed to Gorakhpur when the derailment took...
  • Man burns wife and son to death over dowry demands 03-06-2013 12:24 AM

    Ara: In a suspected case of dowry, a man burnt to death his wife and an infant son in Bhojpur district, police said on Sunday. Angry over not getting a buffalo in dowry, Upendra Mahto poured kerosene on his wife Rina Devi (25) and 14-month-old son at their house in...
  • AP: Housewife commits suicide by immolating herself 29-05-2013 02:15 AM

    Hyderabad: A thirty-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide along with her eight-month-old baby girl by setting herself on fire at their residence in Manikeshwari Nagar due to a "family dispute", the police said. Sowmya, who was "dejected" after petty quarrels with her husband Ramesh over some family dispute resorted to the...
  • Jayalalithaa asks PM not to operationalise DBT scheme 28-04-2013 02:31 AM

    Chennai: Raising strong objections to certain aspects of Centre's Direct Benefits Transfer, Tamil Nadu chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday said the scheme in its present form should "not be operationalised" in the state as it is an "infringement" on the authority of state governments. In a strongly worded letter to...
  • Diesel, LPG prices unlikely to be hiked 18-11-2011 06:33 PM

    New Delhi: Already at the receiving end of political backlash after the petrol price revision, the government is not looking at raising prices for now of subsidised diesel, kerosene and cooking LPG despite oil PSUs losing a record Rs 360 crore per day. A top oil ministry official said it...
  • Diesel, LPG prices unlikely to be hiked: Sources 18-11-2011 05:36 PM

    New Delhi: Already at the receiving end of political backlash after the petrol price revision, the government is now not looking at raising prices of subsidised diesel, kerosene and cooking LPG despite oil PSUs losing a record Rs 360 crore per day. A top oil ministry official said it will...
  • Diesel, LPG, kerosene price hike unlikely: Sources 05-11-2011 09:19 PM

    New Delhi: It's been two nights since the petrol hike that brought forth protests across India and now the government sources say there wont be any more hike especially on diesel, LPG and Kerosene. Its the fierce opposition from allies which may force the government to put on hold decontrol...
  • Fuel price hike set to push inflation further up 28-06-2011 12:00 AM

    New Delhi: After the Rs 50 hike in LPG price, be ready to spend more. Diesel, kerosene and LPG price hike now threatens to push up inflation - which is already at 9 per cent - to double digits. The rise in Diesel pushes up transport cost, adding to the...
  • State-run oil companies rally on fuel price hike 27-06-2011 11:32 AM

    Mumbai: Led by BPCL, state-run oil companies rallied in morning trade on the BSE on Monday after the government announced a hike in fuel prices to ease pressure on their margins. Shares of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) surged by 8.29 per cent to touch a month's high of Rs...
  • Opposition united against fuel price hike 26-06-2011 07:35 AM

    New Delhi: Massive protests took place across the country against the UPA government's decision to hike the price of diesel by Rs 3, cooking gas by Rs 50 and kerosene by Rs 2. Expectedly this anti-aam aadmi measure has united the Opposition. The BJP minced no words and called for...
  • Fuel price hike: Oppn slams UPA, stage protest 25-06-2011 04:18 PM

    New Delhi: A day after hiking fuel prices that led to a lot of anger among consumers across the country - the Congress is in damage control mode. The party has asked its chief ministers to cut cess on LPG. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has taken the lead....
  • Diesel price hike likely to push inflation up 25-06-2011 07:50 AM

    New Delhi: The Government on Friday raised diesel, Kerosene and LPG prices simultaneously. The hike came after a high power panel, headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, finally decided to bite the bullet. Diesel will now cost Rs 3 more - so it's Rs 40.75/litre in Delhi from Delhi Rs...
  • List of revised rates of diesel, LPG and kerosene 24-06-2011 11:11 PM

    New Delhi: Following are the revised rates of diesel, domestic LPG and kerosene after the government decision to raise prices on Friday: DIESEL (in Rs/Litre) Current Price Revised Price Increase Delhi 37.75 41.12 3.37 Kolkata 40.06 43.57 3.51 Mumbai 42.06 45.84 3.78 Chennai 40.16 43.80 3.64 LPG (in Rs/cylinder) Current...
  • Jaya demands roll back of fuel price hike 24-06-2011 11:02 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa described as "unacceptable" on Friday's fuel price hike and demanded its immediate rollback. "The price of LPG, which is being used by all strata of people has been increased by Rs 50. People cannot tolerate this. Further, the price of kerosene has also been...
  • Fuel price hikes are 'modest': Pranab 24-06-2011 10:50 PM

    New Delhi: Calling Friday's hike in the prices of petroleum products as "modest", Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee expressed hope that state governments would reduce their taxes to provide relief to consumers. The government increased diesel price by Rs 3 per litre, domestic LPG by Rs 50 per cylinder and kerosene...
  • IOC to hike petrol prices from June 1 31-05-2011 01:53 PM

    New Delhi: State-owned Indian Oil Corporation, the nation's largest fuel retailer, on Tuesday announced that petrol prices will go up by Rs 1.35 per litre with effect from June 1. The IOC says the May 15 hike in petrol prices by Rs 5 is not enough to cover the cost...
  • Petrol price hike: Rs 8 to Rs 63 in 21 years 14-05-2011 06:31 PM

    New Delhi: In the steepest hike ever, state-owned oil companies increased petrol price by about Rs 5 per litre with effect from midnight Saturday, putting increased pressure on wallets as the country battles the highest inflation of any major Asian economy. India is beset by rising food and fuel prices,...
  • Petrol price hike: from Rs 8 to Rs 56 in 20 years 15-12-2010 06:57 PM

    New Delhi: The latest hike in petrol prices brings the overall increase at the pump to nearly 17 percent since deregulation in June, which prompted government allies to protest and strikes which hit transportation. State-run oil retailers raised petrol prices by close to three rupees. Revised petrol prices in Delhi...
  • Bitter political pill: Kerosene subsidy not for all 28-06-2008 08:44 AM

    A win by 23 runs in Twenty20 cricket is generally considered a sizeable victory; at times it is given additional weight when the two teams involved are heavyweights. But in the case of India’s 23-run win over Afghanistan on Wednesday at the Premadasa in Colombo, the margin of victory was...
  • People 'know in their hearts' hike is just: Deora 04-06-2008 03:45 PM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is expecting a profit of around Rs 450 million from its 'home' series against Australia that is likely to be organised in the United Arab Emirates. Although the Australians have expressed reservations over playing a series of three one-dayers and three Twenty20 matches in the...