LPG

  • PM Modi asks affluent Indians to give up LPG subsidy: Will you give up LPG subsidy for India? April 9, 2015

    While addressing the Urja Sangam on April 3, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged government officers and well-to-do professionals of the country to give up their LPG subsidies. "It will help many mothers and households of our country," he said. ...
  • Will you give up LPG subsidy? April 9, 2015

    While addressing the Urja Sangam on April, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged government officers and well-to-do professionals of the country to give up their LPG subsidies. "It will help many mothers and households of our country," he said. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and asks, "Will you...
  • India Inc comes out in support of Narendra Modi, pledges to give up LPG subsidy April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: India Inc has lent its support and pledged to give up the subsidy on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders following an appeal by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. These top corporate leaders include the Ambanis, Adani Group chief Gautam Adani, Mahindra chief Anand Mahindra and Phoenix Mills director Gayatri...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 3, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Smriti Irani spots camera outside changing room of FabIndia outlet in Goa April 3, 2015

    A store operated by fashion boutique chain FabIndia was sealed in Goa on Friday and three to four people were detained for allegedly setting up a CCTV camera which overlooked the store's changing room where central minister Smriti Irani was trying out clothes. ...
  • A smart trolley that signals excessive LPG usage and tracks consumption April 2, 2015

    Kolkata: After smartphones, gear up for the "smart trolley", a unique device designed by two Kolkata students that signals excessive liquid petroleum gas (LPG) usage and also helps track its consumption. Designed by the 'Smart-in-tech' team comprising Arghya Bhattacharya and Dwaipayan Chowdhury, the smart trolley was the winning innovation in the...
  • PM Modi appeals to well off people to give up subsidised LPG March 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appealed to the well off people to give up subsidised cooking gas, and expressed his government's resolve to reduce dependence on energy imports by 10 per cent by 2022. Sharing oil companies' plans to increase piped cooking gas connection to one crore households...
  • Deregulation of diesel is considered important for reform: PM Modi March 27, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a mega energy conclave called the Urja Sangam on Friday to mark the Golden Jubliee of India's overseas oil firm ONGC. ...
  • PDS kerosene, LPG subsidy scheme extended till March 2015 March 5, 2015

    New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved extension of the PDS Kerosene and Domestic LPG Subsidy Scheme and Freight Subsidy (for far-flung areas) Scheme for a further period of one year. Under the scheme, Government provides a subsidy of Rs 22.58...
  • Cash subsidy to LPG consumers has stopped leakages: PM Modi March 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the landmark scheme to give LPG consumers cash subsidy instead of selling to them below market priced cooking gas has stopped leakages, saving thousands of crores of rupees. The use of technology has helped transfer of cash subsidy to the actual users...
  • ATF price hiked by 8.2%; non-subsidised LPG to cost Rs 5 more March 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Jet fuel price was on Sunday hiked by a steep 8.2 per cent while the rates of non-subsidised LPG was increased by Rs 5 per cylinder on firming international oil rates. The price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF), or jet fuel, in Delhi was hiked by Rs 3,849.97 per...
  • LPG from water, oil and sunlight? A Bengaluru scientist claims breakthrough February 24, 2015

    Bengaluru: In what is possibly a major breakthrough, a scientist in Bengaluru claims to have invented a device that could make LPG using just water, vegetable oil and sunlight. Bengaluru's Scalene Energy Research Institute Chairman Dr Rajah Vijay Kumar says the device, known as Hydrodetector, is a specially designed reactor...
  • Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG world's largest direct benefit transfer scheme February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: As many as 10 crore LPG consumers have joined the ambitious scheme of getting cash subsidy in bank accounts to buy market priced cooking fuel, making it the world's largest direct benefit transfer and helping end black marketing. Congratulating the beneficiaries and officials for the task achieved in just...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 2, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: AAP caught in funding scandal, BJP accuses of money laundering February 2, 2015

    Alleging corruption in the Aam Aadmi Party, some former members of the party on Monday claimed that the party is gathering donations from fake companies. BJP termed the fake funding as a serious matter. ...
  • Budget 2015: Finance Minister keen to stop LPG subsidy to the 'non-deserving'; to decide on eligibility criteria February 2, 2015

    New Delhi: The upcoming Budget by BJP-led NDA government may have roadmap for Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) subsidy rationalisation. According to sources Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is keen to stop LPG subsidy to the 'non-deserving'. The minister will be deciding the eligibility criteria for availing the LPG subsidy. The sources...
  • Subsidies to be rationalised, joint session on insurance: Arun Jaitley January 23, 2015

    Davos: Wooing global investors, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday hinted at rationalising subsidies on kerosene and cooking gas, rebuilding credibility of taxation structure and calling a joint session of Parliament to get the insurance bill passed if it is not cleared in the coming session. Laying the fiscal road map...
  • Centre urges MPs, CMs to give up subsidised LPG cylinders to cut government's subsidy bill January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: In a move to cut the government's subsidy bill, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has called on VIPs to give up their subsidy on LPG gas cylinders. Pradhan is expected to write to Members of Parliament across party lines. According to sources, he has already spoken to three chief...
  • Rajasthan, Jharkhand CMs give up subsidised LPG January 11, 2015

    Greater Noida (UP): After Union Ministers, state Chief Ministers have also started giving up the use of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) to help better target subsidies for those actually deserving. In a unique initiative, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan is calling up one VIP everyday across the country to request them to...
  • Oil Minister rings up VIPs with request to give up subsidised LPG January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: In a unique drive, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan is making personal calls to one VIP everyday to request them to give up buying subsidised cooking gas (LPG). Keen to ensure that the subsidised fuel reaches only those needing it, Pradhan surrendered his subsidised LPG connection soon after becoming...
  • Centre launches sale of subsidised 5-kg LPG cylinders for BPL January 5, 2015

    Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday launched the sale of subsidised 5-kg LPG cylinders for BPL families and others. He also announced Centre's plan to introduce smaller cooking gas cylinders weighing even one and two kgs. "LPG being a cleaner fuel, helps in creating better and smoke less...
  • Non-subsidised LPG rate cut by Rs 43.50 per cylinder January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was cut by Rs 43.50 per cylinder as international oil rates slumped to their lowest since May 2009. A 14.2-kg cylinder of non-subsidised LPG will now cost Rs 708.50, down from Rs 752 previously, in Delhi, oil companies announced. This is the fifth...
  • DBT for LPG world's largest direct benefit transfer scheme December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The ambitious scheme of giving cash subsidy on cooking gas directly to consumers has become the world's largest direct benefit transfer with 2.5 crore households getting about Rs 550 crore since November 15. The direct benefit transfer on LPG (DBTL), under which cash...
  • Aadhaar not mandatory for LPG subsidy; bank account sufficient: Government December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Government on Monday made it clear that Aadhaar number was not mandatory for transfer of subsidy amount of LPG cylinder and the option of providing a bank account is also available under the Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG (DBTL). Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan informed Lok Sabha that under the...
  • News360: 13 CRPF personnel killed in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh December 1, 2014

    In yet another attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday, the Naxals killed 13 CRPF personnel who were stationed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh for an ongoing anti-Naxal operation. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to CRPF officers to take first hand account of what happened....
  • Non-subsidised LPG price cut by Rs 113 per cylinder December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Price of non-subsidized cooking gas (LPG) on Monday was cut by a steep Rs 113 per cylinder and that of jet fuel (ATF) by 4.1 per cent as international oil rates slumped to multi-year lows. A 14.2-kg cylinder of non-subsidized LPG will now cost Rs 752, down from...
  • Government may do away with LPG subsidy for rich: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Government is considering doing away with the LPG subsidy for the well-off, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. "The next important decision India will have to take is whether people like me...(are) entitled to get our LPG subsidy," he said at the HT Leadership Summit in New Delhi. "I...
  • 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...
  • Petrol price cut by Rs 2.41 a litre ,diesel rate lowered by Rs 2.25 with effect from midnight October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Petrol price was on Friday cut by Rs 2.41 a litre, the sixth reduction since August, and diesel by Rs 2.25 per litre on back of falling international oil rates. The reduction in rates of petrol and diesel, which was deregulated for the first time in more than a...
  • LPG rate hiked by Rs 3 per cylinder October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Subsidised cooking gas (LPG) rates have been hiked by Rs 3 per cylinder after the government raised the commission paid to dealers. The commission paid to dealers was last week hiked by Rs 3 per 14.2-kg cylinder to Rs 43.71. Consequently, retail selling price of subsidised LPG too...