Petrol Pump

  • Petrol pump owner shot dead by two unidentified assailants 07-04-2014 02:46 PM

    A petrol pump owner was shot dead allegedly by two unidentified assailants in Kadipur area in Sultanpur, police said. The incident took place in Mangrava locality on Monday night when two bike-borne miscreants reached the petrol pump and allegedly opened fire after altercation with petrol pump workers. Ratenesh Kumar Singh...
  • Petrol pump owner shot dead in the capital 10-03-2014 07:56 PM

    All petrol pumps in Lucknow closed down on Monday following the murder of a petrol pump owner. M.V. Trivedi, 64, who owned a petrol pump at Kursi road here was shot dead on Monday morning when he was going to a bank from his River Bank colony residence, officials said....
  • Petrol pumps in Lucknow shut down after a murder 10-03-2014 06:03 PM

    All petrol pumps in Lucknow were closed down on Monday following the murder of a petrol pump owner. M.V. Trivedi, 64, who owned a petrol pump at Kursi road in Lucknow was shot dead on Monday morning when he was going to a bank from his River Bank colony residence,...
  • Petrol pumps in Hyderabad shut to protest raids 03-03-2014 11:50 AM

    Hyderabad: Petrol pumps in Hyderabad and other major cities and towns in Andhra Pradesh remained closed for the second day on Monday to protest the crackdown by legal metrology department against some outlets allegedly tampering dispensing units. The flash strike, which began on Sunday evening, continued in the twin cities...
  • Rs 5 lakh fine imposed on Mehta petrol pump for defrauding customers 15-02-2014 08:04 AM

    Local authority has imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh on a petrol pump and ordered its sealing for two days for defrauding the customers. District Magistrate Mukesh Bansal took action against the Mehta petrol pump at Station Chowk in Raigarh, which is an outlet of Bharat Petroleum Ltd, for...
  • Furious over petrol pump manager's murder, BJP calls for Bhagalpur shutdown 28-01-2014 02:23 PM

    A petrol pump manager was shot dead by unidentified assailants at Goshala road in Bihar's Bhagalpur town, police sources said on Tuesday. Two motorcycle-borne assailants stopped at Jain petrol pump on Monday night and shot at its manager Jai Kishan Sharma from close range, the sources said. Sharma, aged about...
  • Petrol pump cashier robbed, shot dead by motorcycle-borne assailants 24-12-2013 12:16 PM

    A cashier of a petrol pump was allegedly shot dead by some motorcycle-borne unidentified persons, who also looted cash from him in Lucknow's Charbagh area, police said on Tuesday. Mohammad Jasheen (40), working as the cashier at the petrol pump near KKC Degree College trisection, was shot last night by...
  • Sale of 5-kg LPG cylinder allowed at petrol pumps across the country 05-11-2013 12:01 PM

    New Delhi: After the success of pilot programmes in five metros Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday approved the sale of 5 kg cooking gas cylinders from all petrol pumps across the country despite the model code of conduct in force in Rajasthan, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram...
  • Oil Ministry approves sale of 5-kg LPG cylinders at petrol pumps 04-11-2013 06:47 PM

    After the success of pilot programmes in five metro cities, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily, on Monday, allowed the sale of 5-kg cooking gas (LPG) cylinders at petrol pumps across the country. The scheme, launched on October 5, allowed petrol pumps owned and operated by oil companies in Delhi, Mumbai,...
  • 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...
  • Moily takes a U-turn on petrol pump timings proposal amidst criticism 02-09-2013 10:00 PM

    New Delhi: A day after the oil ministry proposal's to restrict petrol pumps timings generated huge criticism from Opposition and public, Oil Minister Veerappa Moily had taken a U-turn within the 24 hours. The government is in panic mode to cut costs amidst mounting oil imports bills and complaints of...
  • Oil Ministry seeks diesel price hike of Rs 5 per litre 02-09-2013 07:25 PM

    New Delhi: After taking a U-turn over keeping petrol pumps shut from 8 pm to 8 am to conserve fuel, Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily on Monday indicated that his ministry has proposed a diesel price hike of Rs 5 per litre. While speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Moily said...
  • No plan of 12-hour curfew on sale of petrol, says Moily as PM, FM nix the idea 02-09-2013 02:24 PM

    New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily has done a U-turn on the suggestion of keeping petrol pumps shut from 8 pm to 8 am. Speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Moily said there has been no such proposal. "That's not my proposal, I don't know from where these proposals have...
  • No decision on shutting petrol pumps at night: Moily 02-09-2013 12:41 PM

    Amidst a storm over proposal to shut petrol pumps during night to taper fuel demand, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Monday said the government had not made any such proposal and the idea had come from public. "It is not our idea. It is an idea which is coming...
  • PM, FM reject proposal of keeping petrol pumps open from 8 am to 8 pm 02-09-2013 11:48 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram have rejected the Oil Ministry's proposal of keeping petrol pumps open only from 8 am to 8 pm. Reacting to the proposal, Chidambaram said, "It's not a government suggestion but one which had come from the public as the...
  • 8 am to 8 pm petrol pumps: Moily says the idea came from public 02-09-2013 11:18 AM

    New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily is now on the backfoot after his suggestion of having petrol pumps open for 12 hours in a day. He has now said that the idea to keep petrol pumps open from 8 am to 8 pm was not the government's idea but had...
  • Opening petrol pumps only for 12 hours a day will create panic: expert 02-09-2013 08:29 AM

    New Delhi: The Oil Ministry has proposed austerity measures to cut fuel consumption. Under the new proposals, 24-hour petrol pumps in cities could be done away with and replaced with petrol bunks that are open only from 8 am to 8 pm. While experts call it an 'ill-advised' idea and...
  • 8 killed in Pak violence over the killing of a legislator 05-06-2013 12:32 AM

    Islamabad: Eight persons were killed and four more injured in violence over the killing of a legislator of Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf party in the country's restive northwest, police said on Tuesday. Violence over the killing of legislator Farid Khan erupted in the restive town of Hangu in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. A...
  • Petrol price to be hiked by 30 paise, diesel by 18 paise 25-10-2012 06:06 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol price may be hiked by a further 30 paise per litre and diesel by 18 paise as the government decides to increase the commission of petrol pump dealers. Petrol pump dealers have been demanding a hike in their commission keeping in view their working capital cost that...
  • Mumbai: Petrol dealers threaten to go on strike 28-06-2011 05:17 PM

    Mumbai: Petrol pump dealers in Maharashtra have threatened to observe a two-day strike in Mumbai from July 2, to protest against government policy of withdrawal of protection of petrol pump lands under the Maharashtra Rent Control Act. "We are protesting against the withdrawal of protection of petrol pump lands under...