DNA: Nepal turns to China for fuel after India restricts supply

Fuel-starved Nepal has signed an agreement with China to provide gasoline, diesel and cooking gas after India restricted its supplies as a result of ongoing political protests in the Himalayan nation.

Non-subsidised LPG rate hiked by Rs 27.50 per cylinder
Non-subsidised LPG rate hiked by Rs 27.50 per cylinder

The hike in rate comes on back of four straight monthly reduction. Non-subsidised LPG price was last cut on October 1 by Rs 42 to Rs 517.50 in Delhi.

Make excise rates on LPG uniform: Oil Min to FinMin
Make excise rates on LPG uniform: Oil Min to FinMin

LPG or domestic cooking gas, is sold in different pack sizes - 5 kg, 14.2 kg and 19 kg. A household customer is allowed 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each or 34 cylinders of 5 kg each during a year at subsidised rates. Any requirement beyond this has to be bought at market rate.

Govt allows RIL to sell LPG to private marketers

The government has permitted Reliance Industries to sell up to 1.2 lakh tonnes of LPG produced at its plants to private cooking gas marketers.

3.5 lakh well-off people have given up subsidised LPGs: PM Modi

Around 3.5 lakh well-off people have given up subsidised LPGs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, noting that the money saved on this will be diverted to those who still use wood for cooking.

Over 81% of LPG consumers join PaHaL scheme

More than 81 percent of the 14.5 crore LPG consumers have joined a scheme to get cash subsidy in their bank accounts, the oil ministry said Wednesday.

IOC rapped by consumber forum for using unfit LPG cylinders

Apex consumer panel NCDRC has castigated Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) for using LPG cylinders beyond expiry date and asked the state-run oil firm to pay a compensation of Rs 2.25 lakh to a victim of cylinder blast.

Direct LPG subsidy transfer to users across nation from Jan

Beginning new year, LPG consumers across the country will start getting cash subsidy so that they can buy the cooking fuel at market price.

Only few giving up LPG subsidy voluntarily

Over 12,450 LPG users have so far voluntarily given up their subsidies, but this accounts for only 0.008 percent of about 15 crore domestic cooking gas consumers in the country.

Setback to non-state marketeers: Domestic LPG cannot be sold

In a setback to non-state LPG marketeers, the government's top law officer has ruled that all domestically produced cooking gas (LPG) should necessarily be sold to PSUs for subsidised sale to consumers.

Oil Ministry seeks Rs 8,183 cr in fuel subsidy

Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corp (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corp (HPCL) had reported a revenue loss of about Rs 24,563 crore in the July-September quarter.

Oil cos' losses on sale of LPG, kerosene up 35%

Losses on sale of subsidised fuel have risen by 35 percent to Rs 188 crore per day even though oil firms have been losing less per unit on LPG and kerosene because of fall in international oil rates.

Subsidised LPG rate hiked by Rs 3 per cylinder

The increase in commission - which as per practice is passed on to consumers - has been effected from October 23.

No plan to curtail supply of subsidised LPG cylinders: Pradhan

The government has no plans to curtail supply of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) from current 12 cylinders per household in a year even as it looks to give cash subsidy to consumers across the country by June.

Non-subsidized LPG gas cylinder cheaper by Rs 19

On the back of global downward trend in international prices of cooking gas, the price of non-subsidized cooking gas has been cut by Rs 19 per cylinder for domestic use and Rs 32.50 per cylinder for commercial use.

LPG consumers can avail 12 cylinder quota at anytime of year

In a relief to consumers, the Cabinet on Wednesday lifted the restriction of supply of only one subsidised cooking gas LPG cylinder to a household in a month, saying consumers can avail their quota of 12 bottles at anytime of the year.

Consumers can buy more than 1 subsidised LPG cylinder per month

LPG consumers will now get 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg at subsidised rate in a year even if they don't consume one cylinder a month, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday.

Hike in LPG rates to affect only 1% of consumers: Govt

Days after the price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was hiked by Rs 16.50 per cylinder, the government Thursday said the increase will impact less than 1 percent of the consumers.

Govt puts on hold hike in LPG, kerosene rates

The government on Wednesday put on hold a hike in LPG prices in states including Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala, where an increase in local levies had led to a rise in fuel rates.

Govt not mulling raising LPG, kerosene prices

Putting speculations at rest, the government on Wednesday said it is not considering raising prices of LPG and kerosene.