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  • Jet fuel prices slashed by 7.3 per cent, no cut on fares November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Jet fuel (ATF) rates were cut by a steep 7.3 per cent, the fourth straight reduction in prices since August on back of falling international oil rates. The price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF), or jet fuel, at Delhi was cut by Rs 4,987.7 per kilolitre, or 7.3 per...
  • Government rules out any immediate hike in prices of LPG, kerosene July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Ruling out any immediate hike in prices of LPG and kerosene, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said the new government will continue with the policy of subsidising commonly used cooking fuels. "There will no increase in LPG and kerosene prices for now. We will continue with the extant...
  • Nonsubsidised LPG price hiked by Rs 16.50 per cylinder; ATF by 0.6 pc July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Price of nonsubsidised cooking gas (LPG) was on Tuesday hiked by Rs 16.50 per cylinder and that of jet fuel by over halfaper cent after international oil prices surged due to the ongoing Iraq crisis. The increase in rates of nonsubsidised LPG and ATF accompanies the Rs 1.69...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 2, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: UP's Principal Home secretary sacked over increasing rape cases in state June 2, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government which is facing severe flak for the surging rate of crime against women and children in the state on Monday removed Principal Secretary for Home, Anil Gupta. This comes a day after the Akhilesh Yadav government removed its Chief Secretary Javed Usmani over the Badaun gangrape case...
  • Price of nonsubsidised LPG cylinders cut by Rs 23.50 June 2, 2014

    The government has decided to cut price of nonsubsidised cooking gas (LPG) by Rs 23.50 per cylinder after the Rupee's appreciation lowered import costs. The new rate will be effective from midnight. The rate of aviation turbine fuel has also been reduced by about Rs 1200 per kilo litre which...
  • Nonsubsidised LPG price cut by Rs 23.50, jet fuel by 1.8 pc June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Jet fuel prices have been cut by 1.8 per cent and rates of nonsubsidised cooking gas (LPG) by Rs 23.50 per cylinder after the rupee's appreciation lowered import costs. The price of jet fuel, also known as aviation turbine fuel (ATF), at Delhi was cut by Rs 1,285.89 per...
  • Kerala: CPM starts relay hunger strike against price rise January 15, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: The main opposition CPI (M) has began a fast in about 1,400 centres across Kerala protesting against the price hike of LPG and other essential commodities. Near general hospital in the state capital Thiruvananthapuram, it was TN Seema MP who held the fast. The party has not given a...
  • Kerala: Communists stage a walk out over LPG price hike January 6, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Left Democratic Front walked out of Kerala Assembly over the price rise of LPG cylinders. From January 15, the CPI (M) is organising satyagrahas in at least 10 centres each in all the 140 assembly constituencies. MLA Thomas Issac presented the notice for adjournment motion and said the price...
  • Kerala: Shutdown to protest against rise in LPG prices January 3, 2014

    Hotels and restaurants have been shutdown in protest against rise in LPG prices. The Kerala hotels, restaurants association and Bakers association said that this is only a one day strike, but their agitation could intensify. ...
  • 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...
  • LPG price hiked by Rs 3.46 per cylinder December 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Domestic cooking gas (LPG) price was on Tuesday hiked by Rs 3.46 per cylinder after the government raised the commission paid to dealers by over 9 per cent. "The commission paid to dealers has been increased by Rs 3.46 per 14.2kg cylinder to Rs 40.71. Consequently, retail selling price of...
  • Nonsubsidised LPG price cut by Rs 54 per cylinder April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The price of nonsubsidised 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 nonsubsidised cooking gas was reduced by Rs 3 per cylinder...
  • India in depth: Budget must ease credit crunch February 28, 2013

    Singapore: When Finance Minister P Chidambaram stands up to present his government's annual Budget on February 28, the biggest quandary he will face is: "What can I say in the next two hours that will boost both the demand for credit and its supply?" - The right answer to that question...
  • P Chidambaram faces Budget moment of truth February 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram will present one of the most highly anticipated budgets of recent years on Thursday, a blueprint for austerity that forms the centrepiece of India's efforts to stave off a damaging credit ratings downgrade. The 2013/14 budget caps an intensive seven-month campaign by the energetic Chidambaram,...
  • Can PC give India another dream budget ahead of LS polls? February 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram is planning to cut the public spending target for fiscal 2013/14 by up to 10 per cent from this year's original target, in what would be the most austere budget unveiled in recent history as he tries to avert a sovereign credit downgrade. Chidambaram has...
  • Economy may grow between 6.1 and 6.7 pc: Economic Survey February 27, 2013

    New Delhi: The Economic Survey 2012-13 projects a gloomy picture of the economy, except for a sliver of hope that the current downturn may have run its course. The solutions it has recommended for fixing the problems are only too well-known by now. But any possible recovery will depend on...
  • Diesel prices up by 45 paise per litre from today January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday took the first major step towards the deregulation of diesel prices saying oil companies will be allowed to decide the prices and hike the prices in small amounts from time to time. Oil companies have raised diesel prices by 45 paise per litre after a...
  • PM likely to take a call on diesel, LPG price hike today: sources January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: A decision on raising diesel and LPG prices is expected on Thursday. Sources have told CNNIBN that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to take a call on raising diesel and LPG prices at the cabinet meet on Thursday. The Cabinet Committee of Political Affairs has to approve the...
  • Govt considering revising diesel, LPG rates: Moily January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The government is "seriously" considering revising rates of LPG and diesel prices but no decision has been taken as yet, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily said on Wednesday. "All price hike or price reduction...proposals are under serious consideration. We have not taken any decision," he told reporters in...
  • Government may hike diesel, LPG prices soon January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Petroleum And Natural Gas Minister Veerappa Moily Moily on Friday said that a hike in diesel and LPG prices could be announced soon. Moily said that the Kelkar Committee recommendations were under consideration and a decision will be taken as quickly as possible on fuel price hike. The Kelkar...
  • Cong Core Committee to meet to take a call on fuel price hike January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: After the railway fare hike, the government is all set to raise diesel and cooking gas rates. The Congress Core group will meet in the national capital on Friday to take a final call. CNNIBN has learnt that a hike of Rs 4.50 per litre in diesel prices...
  • Govt set to raise diesel price by Rs 4.50/litre January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: After announcing a hike in railway fares, the government is now set to take a tough decision on raising fuel prices as early as this week or next week. A hike of Rs 4.50 per litre in diesel prices and that of Rs 100 per cylinder for LPG...
  • Diesel price may be hiked by Rs 2 per litre, say sources January 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has warned that the government must raise diesel, kerosene and cooking gas prices in a phased manner as India's fuel prices are well below international prices. Sources have told Network 18 that the government may consider hiking diesel prices by Rs 2 to 3...
  • Oil companies, not govt, suspended LPG price hike: Moily November 3, 2012

    After the government put on hold the Rs 26.50 hike on nonsubsidised LPG cylinders, Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily said it was the oil companies' decision and not the ministry's, as had been reported. The minister further added that the public sector oil firms will take a call on raising the cap...
  • 'Oil Ministry communication led to LPG price hike reversal' November 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Sources on Friday said that it was a communication by the Oil Ministry that led to a reversal of the price hike on nonsubsidised LPG cylinders. The government on Thursday had hiked the prices of nonsubsidised cooking gas by Rs 26.50 to Rs 922, up from Rs 895.50....
  • Rs 26.50 price hike on LPG put on hold November 2, 2012

    New Delhi: In some relief to the people, the government has decided to put on hold its Rs 26hike on nonsubsidised cooking gas (LPG), which consumers buy beyond the cheaper quota of six cylinders. On Thursday, the government announced its decision to hike the prices which would have raised the...
  • Align domestic fuel prices with global rates: Pranab October 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Close on the heels of steep increase in diesel price and cap on supply of subsidised LPG, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said greater alignment of domestic rates with global prices was in the interest of both consumers and investors. A steep Rs 5.62 per litre hike notwithstanding,...
  • Very bad, very sad: Mamata on LPG price hike October 7, 2012

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday expressed her unhappiness over the central government's decision to hike the price of cooking gas by over Rs 11. "Do you know, how many times prices have been increased, affecting the interest of the common people during UPAII?...
  • Govt hikes LPG price by Rs 11.42 per cylinder October 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Saturday hiked the prices of LPG by Rs 11.42 per cylinder, saying that this was done to raise the dealers' commission. The gas dealers had reportedly wanted a single price and commission of Rs 65 per cylinder, the same as on commercial cylinders. The National Federation...