Kerosene Subsidy

  • Government has no plans to rationalise LPG, kerosene subsidy: Dharmendra Pradhan September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said that the Narendra Modi government has no plans of rationalising LPG and kerosene subsidy, but has hinted at linking the Prime Minister's Jan Dhan Yojana to provide direct subsidies to consumers. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Pradhan said...
  • Jayalalithaa asks PM not to operationalise DBT scheme April 28, 2013

    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...
  • Bitter political pill: Kerosene subsidy not for all June 28, 2008

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has appointed a committee to suggest ways to deal with the global oil crisis. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the report will be submitted to the Prime Minister in July. The committee favours gradual reduction in subsidies and the use of smart cards for LPG...