Subsidised Lpg Cylinders

  • TMC mocks Rahul remarks, says people want viable alternative January 19, 2014

    Mocking Congress vicepresident 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 against...
  • Diesel price for bulk consumers hiked March 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The price of the non-subsidised LPG cylinders were on Saturday slashed by Rs 37.5 per barrel, even as the price of diesel for bulk consumers was hiked by almost Re one per litre. The bulk consumers of diesel include the railways, transport undertakings, defence and industries like cement,...
  • Delhi govt to raise LPG cap to 12 cylinders for poor January 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Sheila Dikshit government has decided to raise the cap on subsidised cooking gas cylinders from 9 to 12 barrells per annum. The move, however, will benefit only the BPL (below poverty line) card holders. The decision was taken as part of the 'Kerosenefree Delhi' scheme. Last year, the Centre...
  • EC disapproves Moily's announcement of raising LPG cap December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Wednesday disapproved Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Veerappa Moily's announcement of raising subsidised LPG quota and asked him to be circumspect in future. Moily had announced that the cap on subsidised LPG cylinders could be raised from six to nine. Taking a note...
  • EC warns govt not to raise LPG cap before Gujarat polls December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Election Commission has served a notice to Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily for announcing that the cap on subsidised LPG cylinders could be raised from six to nine. EC says this is a violation of the model code of conduct as the announcement comes barely 24 hours ahead...
  • Subsidised LPG cylinders cap may be reviewed: Sources November 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The government is considering a review of the cap on subsidised LPG cylinders that had been fixed at six cylinders per family per annum in September this year as the Centre unleashed its 'big bang reforms' to put the economy back on track, sources said on Friday. The government...
  • LPG cap: J&K CM Omar Abdullah demands waiver October 20, 2012

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said the state cannot be treated at par with other states of the country on the LPG cap issue in view of subzero temperatures during winters. "I have told the Central Government that Jammu and Kashmir cannot be placed at...
  • Govt removes taxes on non-subsidised LPG cylinders September 21, 2012

    New Delhi: In a major relief to the common man, the Centre on Friday removed all taxes on non-subsidised LPG cylinders. Announcing the decision, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that there will zero customs duty and VAT on non-subsidised cylinders. The FM also welcomed the decision by some of the states...
  • NCP meet on diesel price hike, LPG cap today September 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) will on Friday hold a meet to discuss the key economic measures introduced by the Centre to rein in its fiscal deficit. These include the diesel price hike and a cap on the maximum number of subsidised LPG cylinders a family can buy...
  • Cong-ruled states to hike LPG cap from 6 to 9 September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday announced it would raise the cap on subsidised LPG cylinders from six to nine in its states (Delhi, Maharashtra, Assam, Manipur, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Haryana, Kerala, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Mizoram and Meghalaya) and added that it would put pressure on other states to follow...