Lpg Cylinders

  • LS polls: UPA plans several populist measure to woo voters 03-02-2014 11:14 PM

    New Delhi: The UPA government has planned several populist measures in order to woo voters ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. The first step towards it was made when the Centre slashed CNG prices by 30 per cent and piped cooking gas prices by 20 per cent. CNN-IBN learnt that...
  • Hike in LPG cap a misdirected subsidy: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan 30-01-2014 09:49 PM

    Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has questioned the decision to raise the cap of subsidised LPG cylinders from 9 to 12 per annum, calling it a 'misdirected subsidy'. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Rajan said, "What one should be careful about is expanding the misdirected subsidies...
  • UPA bows down to Rahul, hikes LPG cap from 9 to 12; RBI not impressed 30-01-2014 09:47 PM

    New Delhi: A fortnight after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi made the pitch to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the All India Congress Committee meet, the Central government has bitten the bullet on subsidised LPG cylinders even though it will push the subsidy bill much higher. The Union Cabinet on...
  • LPG cap hike: Is the Congress hoping for some damage control? 30-01-2014 08:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Cabinet has followed Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's intervention, hiking the subsidised LPG quota from 9 to 12 cylinders, which makes it one a month. The rollback is expected to cost the exchequer approximately Rs 5,000 crore. The Aadhaar-linked transfer of LPG subsidy to bank accounts has...
  • RBI Governor questions rise in LPG cap, calls it misdirected subsidy 30-01-2014 06:25 PM

    New Delhi: Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has questioned the decision to raise the cap of subsidised LPG cylinders from 9 to 12 per annum, calling it a 'misdirected subsidy'. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Rajan said, "What one should be careful about is expanding the...
  • TMC mocks Rahul remarks, says people want viable alternative 19-01-2014 05:40 PM

    Mocking Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's statement on providing more subsidised LPG cylinders, Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy on Sunday said people would vote for a viable alternative other than the Congress and the BJP in the next Lok Sabha elections. "When we walked out of the UPA in 2012 protesting...
  • Price of non-subsidised LPG hiked by Rs 220 per cylinder 01-01-2014 07:09 PM

    The price of non-subsidisedcooking gas (LPG), which customers buy after consuming theirquota of subsidised cylinders, was hiked by a steep Rs 220 perbottle on Wednesday on firming international rates. The 14.2-kg cooking gas cylinder that consumers buybeyond their entitled nine bottles at subsidised rates, willnow cost Rs 1,241, up from...
  • LPG cylinders to be available at petrol pumps in metro cities soon 02-10-2013 03:09 PM

    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...
  • Direct cash transfer for LPG consumers starts today 01-06-2013 09:20 AM

    New Delhi: Direct transfer scheme for LPG cylinder subsidy has come into force from June 1. Under the scheme, the government will transfer Rs 435 directly in the bank accounts of LPG consumers in 18 districts of the country. Consumers will get the money each time they book for an...
  • LPG subsidy directly in bank accounts from October 1 28-04-2013 12:41 PM

    New Delhi: The government plans to provide subsidy to 14 crore LPG subscribers directly in their bank accounts from October 1, using the Aadhaar payment platform. The government, official sources said, has decided to launch "Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) for LPG throughout the country tentatively from October 1". "This (transfer...
  • Diesel price in Delhi cut by 4 paise per litre 04-04-2013 01:44 PM

    New Delhi: Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) on Thursday cut price of retail diesel in Delhi by 4 paise per litre with effect from Monday, while subsidised LPG rate was hiked by Rs 11.50 per cylinder in the city. Earlier on March 22, diesel price was hiked nationwide by 45 paise...
  • Diesel price for bulk consumers hiked 02-03-2013 06:09 PM

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  • News 360: EC objects to Centre's plan to raise cap on subsidised LPG 11-12-2012 09:15 PM

    The EC sends out a warning as the Centre announces a plan to raise the cap on subsidised LPG cylinders from six to nine. ...
  • Now surrender additional LPG connection online 19-11-2012 06:47 PM

    New Delhi: Finding it difficult to surrender the extra cooking gas LPG cylinder you have? Help is now just a click away. Consumers owning more than one LPG connection can now surrender the extra one online. All that they have to do is log-on to their respective company site and...
  • Govt may increase cap on subsidised LPG cylinders 12-11-2012 09:00 AM

    New Delhi: In a relief for households this Diwali, the government is likely to announce an increase the cap on subsidised LPG cylinders on Monday. Six is the current limit. Sources say it could go up to 9 cylinders per household per year. Last week, a meeting of Congress leaders...
  • Maha to provide 3 additional LPG cylinders, with income catch 07-11-2012 09:36 PM

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Wednesday decided to provide three additional subsidised LPG cylinders to those with an annual income of less than Rs 1 lakh. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting. The three subsidised cylinders will be in addition to the six cylinders to be provided by...
  • Increase in LPG cap: Moily says it's for oil PSUs to take call 02-11-2012 09:10 PM

    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...
  • Subsidised LPG cylinders cap may be reviewed: Sources 02-11-2012 11:22 AM

    New Delhi: The government is considering a review of the cap on subsidised LPG cylinders that had been fixed at six cylinders per family per annum in September this year as the Centre unleashed its 'big bang reforms' to put the economy back on track, sources said on Friday. The...