SUBSIDISED CYLINDERS

  • 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...
  • Price of nonsubsidised LPG cylinders cut by Rs 23.50 June 2, 2014

    The government has decided to cut price of nonsubsidised cooking gas (LPG) by Rs 23.50 per cylinder after the Rupee's appreciation lowered import costs. The new rate will be effective from midnight. The rate of aviation turbine fuel has also been reduced by about Rs 1200 per kilo litre which...
  • LPG dealers threaten indefinite strike from Tuesday February 24, 2014

    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 (MDG),...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 1, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Maharashtra may follow Delhi, eyeing cut in power tariff January 1, 2014

    Maharashtra Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam demanded a cut in power tariff and has also threatened to launch an agitation if a decision is not taken by the state government to provide subsidy. He questioned the state government and said, "If Delhi government can reduce the power tariff, then why can't...
  • Petrol price hiked by 75 paise, diesel by 50 paise May 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Petrol price was on Monday was hiked by 75 paisa per litre and diesel by 50 paisa a litre as rupee hit 11month low making oil imports costlier. The increase in rates, which are excluding local sales tax or VAT, will be effective from midnight tonight, Indian Oil...
  • 'Oil Ministry communication led to LPG price hike reversal' November 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Sources on Friday said that it was a communication by the Oil Ministry that led to a reversal of the price hike on nonsubsidised LPG cylinders. The government on Thursday had hiked the prices of nonsubsidised cooking gas by Rs 26.50 to Rs 922, up from Rs 895.50....
  • Rs 26.50 price hike on LPG put on hold November 2, 2012

    New Delhi: In some relief to the people, the government has decided to put on hold its Rs 26hike on nonsubsidised cooking gas (LPG), which consumers buy beyond the cheaper quota of six cylinders. On Thursday, the government announced its decision to hike the prices which would have raised the...
  • Nonsubsidised LPG price up by Rs 26.50/cylinder November 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The price of nonsubsidised cooking gas (LPG), which consumers buy beyond the cheaper quota of six cylinders, was on Thursday hiked by Rs 26.50 to Rs 922 per unit on firming international rates. The 14.2kg cooking gas cylinder that consumers buy beyond their entitled six bottles at subsidised...
  • OMCs to fast track foolproofing of gas delivery system October 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Oil marketing companies have decided to bring in technological interventions with a view to remove bottlenecks in distribution system and aim to make the system foolproof by the end of this fiscal against the backdrop of capping in the number of subsidised cylinders. The three OMCs, which distribute gas to...