Petroleum Ministry

  • Centre defers gas price hike till after elections 25-03-2014 12:26 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday deferred the hike in gas price till after elections following the Election Commission's directives on Monday. The Oil Ministry was set to double the price of natural gas from April 1. Taking note of an Aam Aadmi Party complaint that the move to hike...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Moily transferred officer for raising queries over gas pricing: CPI 13-08-2013 12:55 PM

    New Delhi: CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta has claimed that a senior Petroleum Ministry officer was transferred by Minister M Veerappa Moily over the recent gas price hike issue. Dasgupta made these claims in a letter to the PM Manmohan Singh saying that Moily decided to get rid of bureaucrats who...
  • Moily hits out at oil lobbies, says they threaten petroleum ministers 14-06-2013 02:50 PM

    New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily spoke against those opposing the government's move to put in place a new pricing regime for natural gas produced from domestic fields. Moily hit out at oil import lobbies saying they threaten all oil ministers. "Every minister who occupies this position is threatened by...
  • News 360: Jaipal Reddy says PM took him into confidence 29-10-2012 10:48 PM

    Jaipal Reddy denies reports that he was upset over being moved out of the Petroleum Ministry under corporate pressure. ...
  • Emphasis on quick decisions, investments: Moily 29-10-2012 02:09 PM

    New Delhi: Stepping into a ministry that had in recent times was seen as indecisive, the new Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily on Monday promised quick decisions and creating an environment conducive for investment to flow in. Moily, 72, who replaced S Jaipal Reddy, said his priority would be to...
  • AI allowed to take fuel on credit for 2-3 months 18-08-2011 08:42 PM

    New Delhi: In a major relief for Air India, Petroleum Ministry on Thursday decided to grant two to three months credit to the troubled airline for jet fuel instead of making daily payments. The national carrier had been put on cash-and-carry mode by public sector oil companies since last December...
  • Govt stand in gas row dishonest: ADAG 10-11-2009 06:05 PM

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  • Anil writes to PM in gas row case 20-07-2009 09:02 AM

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  • No proposal to levy taxes on petroleum sector: FM 29-05-2008 02:20 AM

    Bridgetown: The pace-spin combine of Shami Ahmed and Rahul Sharma shared six wickets as India 'A' bowled out West Indies 'A' for 252 on the opening day of their four-day unofficial Test at the Kensington Oval here. It took the Indians 87.3 overs to send the the host team back...
  • Govt comes to the aid of bleeding oil PSUs 24-05-2008 01:57 AM

    New Delhi: Pakistan limited-overs opener Nasir Jamshed has been ruled out of his countrys tour of Sri Lanka next month with a fractured left index finger. Jamshed who has played 16 ODIs since making his international debut in 2008 had been named in Pakistans ODI squad for the upcoming tour...
  • Relax! No fuel price hike today 01-09-2006 09:38 AM

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