Lpg

  • Gas price hike: EC takes note of AAP plea, seeks details from Centre 24-03-2014 11:42 AM

    New Delhi: With the Model Code of Conduct in force, the Election Commission on Monday sought details from the Centre regarding gas price hikes. The EC asked whether the Petroleum Ministry wanted permission to fix prices or would notify terms and conditions for it. The EC notice comes after the...
  • BJP moves EC against LIC scheme aimed at 'helping' Nilekani 15-03-2014 12:04 AM

    BJP on Friday filed a complaint with the Election Commission against the LIC seeking a ban on its new scheme in Bangalore, alleging it is aimed at propagating the Aadhar card and helping Nandan Nilekani who is contesting Lok Sabha elections from there. In a complaint to the EC, the...
  • Centre may ask all refineries to produce fixed level of LPG 06-03-2014 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: Government is likely to order oil refineries, including private sector Reliance Industries and Essar Oil, to maintain a minimum level of LPG production to ensure uninterrupted supply of cooking gas to the public. While India is surplus in petroleum products, production of LPG in the country is lower...
  • LPG dealers threaten indefinite strike from Tuesday 24-02-2014 03:05 PM

    Cooking gas distributors across the country have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from Tuesday to press for their multiple demands, which include withdrawal of the petroleum ministry's recent marketing discipline guidelines. The dealers are opposing the heavy financial penalties and distributorship termination clauses under the Marketing Discipline Guidelines...
  • Consumers can get LPG cylinders without Aadhaar account 21-02-2014 02:37 PM

    Subsidised LPG cylinders can be purchased without having an Aadhaar account, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Friday. A clarification on delinking Aadhaar account from disbursal of subsidised LPG cylinders would be issued within a week, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Veerappa Moily said during Question Hour. "A clarification...
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 03-02-2014 10:35 PM

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  • News 360: Rahul Gandhi backs Northeast students, assures strict action 03-02-2014 09:05 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19-year-old boy from Arunachal Pradesh. Students from Northeast have been protesting at Jantar Mantar and demanding justice for Nido Taniam who was allegedly beaten up by shop...
  • Kejriwal takes credit for 20 per cent cut in Delhi CNG prices 03-02-2014 01:43 PM

    New Delhi: Soon after the Oil Ministry slashed CNG prices in Delhi by 20 per cent, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took credit for the Central government's move. Kejriwal congratulated Delhiites on Twitter over the reduction in CNG price in the national capital. "Congrats delhiites. Just a day before i took...
  • After raising LPG cylinder cap, government cuts CNG, PNG prices 03-02-2014 01:14 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas on Monday announced a 20 per cent reduction in CNG prices in Delhi. While the CNG prices will be reduced by about Rs 15 per kg, the prices of piped natural gas will also be reduced by about Rs 5...
  • Diesel price hiked by 50 paise; non-domestic LPG cut by Rs 107 31-01-2014 07:57 PM

    New Delhi: Diesel price was on Friday hiked by 50 paise per litre but there will be no change in petrol rates. The hike will be effective from midnight tonight, is excluding local sales tax or VAT. The actual increase will be higher and will vary from city to city....
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 30-01-2014 11:02 PM

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  • LPG decision out of fear of Modi, says Venkaiah Naidu 30-01-2014 10:40 PM

    Bangalore: BJP on Thursday said the Centre's decision to raise the quota of subsidised cooking gas from 9 to 12 cylinders per household in a year was out "fear" of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. "I would like to ask Congress whether the decision to cap subsidised LPG cylinder...
  • Rahul Gandhi's subsidy politics: Is bad economics also bad politics? 30-01-2014 10:15 PM

    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 Thursday rolled...
  • 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...
  • News 360: Centre follows Rahul, hikes LPG quota to 12 30-01-2014 08:38 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had called for an increase in the number of subsidised LPG cylinders on January 17 and 13 days later the Union Cabinet has fulfilled his demand. The Cabinet on Thursday approved the raising of subsidised LPG cylinder cap from 9 to 12 per connection. ...
  • 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...
  • A Billion Votes: What happens to Andhra Pradesh bifurcation now? 30-01-2014 07:45 PM

    In a huge embarrassment for the Congress, the Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Thursday rejected the Telangana Bill after Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy moved a resolution against the bifurcation of the state. The Bill was put for a voice vote after which Speaker N Manohar ruled that most of the...
  • Poor should get free LPG cylinders, says Mulayam 30-01-2014 06:40 PM

    Reacting to the Centre's decision of raising the quota of subsidised LPG to 12 cylinders per year, SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday said the limit should be raised to 24 and poor should get it free. "That is not a big deal...The number should be 24 and not...
  • 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...
  • Some consumers welcome LPG quota hike, others call it a gimmick 30-01-2014 06:21 PM

    Some consumers from across the country are happy and welcome Centre's decision to raise subsidised LPG cylinder cap from 9 to 12 per connection. "It is a good move and will benefit people with large family but it's too late and a political gimmick," said a consumer. ...
  • LPG hike not enough, provide free cylinders to poor: Mulayam 30-01-2014 05:49 PM

    Hitting back at Centre's decision of rising of subsidised LPG cylinder cap from 9 to 12 per connection, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav said, "It is not a big deal if Rahul Gandhi announced a subsidy hike to 12 LPG cylinders. He should have announced a hike to 24...
  • Centre hikes subsidised LPG cylinder cap from 9 to 12 30-01-2014 02:54 PM

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had called for an increase in the number of subsidised LPG cylinder on January 17 and 13 days later the Union Cabinet fulfilled his demand. The Cabinet on Thursday approved the raising of subsidised LPG cylinder cap from 9 to 12 per connection....
  • Will Cabinet raise LPG cylinder cap to 12 today? 30-01-2014 01:20 PM

    The Cabinet will meet on Thursday to decide on hiking LPG cylinder cap to 12, according to sources. This comes after Congress Rahul Gandhi urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to increase the LPG subsidy from nine to 12 cylinders on January 17. ...
  • Cabinet meets to decide on LPG cylinder cap to 12 30-01-2014 07:41 AM

    New Delhi: The Cabinet meet on Thursday to decide on hiking LPG cylinder cap to 12. The meeting is still on. Meanwhile, the Trinamool Congress has hit out at the Congress questioning the timing of the decision. "I think that this intervention is too little too late. In order to...
  • Cabinet will decide on LPG cylinder cap to 12 on Thursday: Sources 29-01-2014 01:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Cabinet is likely to decide on hiking LPG cylinder cap to 12 on Thursday, according to sources. This comes after Congress Rahul Gandhi urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to increase the LPG subsidy from nine to 12 cylinders on January 17. "I appeal to the Prime Minister...
  • Cabinet may consider raising LPG cylinder cap this week, says Veerappa Moily 21-01-2014 05:49 PM

    With Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi pitching strongly for a higher LPG cap, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday said the Cabinet is likely to consider increasing the quota of subsidised cooking gas cylinders to 12 from nine per household this week. "After our vice president Rahul Gandhi said...
  • Delhi: Veerappa Moily to launch sale of 5-kg gas cylinders at petrol pumps tomorrow 20-01-2014 04:40 PM

    Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday will launch sale of 5-kg cooking gas (LPG) cylinders at petrol pumps in the national capital. The scheme to sell market priced 5-kg cooking gas cylinders was launched at all over the country except for Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in view...
  • 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...