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Better targeting of kerosene subsidy is govt's next agenda: FM

Better targeting of kerosene subsidy is govt's next agenda: FM

After the initial experiment in food and fertiliser, better targeting of kerosene subsidy is next on government agenda to plug diversion and black marketing of the fuel, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.

Diesel price cut: Know the new rates in major Indian cities

Diesel price cut: Know the new rates in major Indian cities

Prices of non-branded Diesel in major cities 

Petrol price cut: Know the new rates in major Indian cities

Petrol price cut: Know the new rates in major Indian cities

Petrol price was on Sunday cut by Rs 1.42 a litre, the third reduction in rates this month on global cues.

 Petrol price cut by Rs 1.42 per litre, diesel by Rs 2.01 a litre

Petrol price cut by Rs 1.42 per litre, diesel by Rs 2.01 a litre

Petrol price was on Sunday cut by Rs 1.42 a litre and diesel by Rs 2.01 per litre, the third reduction in rates this month on global cues.

Petrol prices in major Indian cities after latest hike!

Petrol prices in major Indian cities after latest hike!

Petrol prices in major Indian cities after latest hike!

Haryana to go kerosene free from next year: Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday announced that the state will be made kerosene free next year.

Modi govt to roll out LPG-like DBT scheme for kerosene from April 1

Modi govt to roll out LPG-like DBT scheme for kerosene from April 1

Modi govt to roll out LPG-like DBT scheme for kerosene from Apr 1

 

Time has come to think on income bracket for LPG subsidy: Dharmendra Pradhan

Time has come to think on income bracket for LPG subsidy: Dharmendra Pradhan

The minister also said the government was also planning to include kerosene in line with LPG for targetting the subsidies effectively.

 

Brave daughter saves her mother's life by beating her alcoholic father

An alcoholic father was beaten by his daughter when he was attempting to put his wife on fire by pouring kerosene on her. Watch the full report here.

Aadhaar card shall remain optional: Supreme Court

In an order with wide ramifications, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that Aadhar card is not mandatory for the citizens.

Aadhar card is not mandatory, rules Supreme Court

In an order with wide ramifications, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that Aadhar card is not mandatory for the citizens.

Have written to CMs for DBT in Kerosene: Govt

The Centre Friday said it has written to Chief Ministers and UT Administrators for Direct Benefit Transfer for kerosene in the accounts of the beneficiaries.

Woman sets her two kids on fire, kills self in Gujarat

A 28-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by setting herself on fire along with her two minor children in Shaktipara area of Botad town on Thursday, police said.

MP minister raids petrol pump, seizes 72,000 litre kerosene

 Madhya Pradesh Food and Civil Supplies Minister Vijay Shah on Friday conducted a surprise check at a petrol refilling station in the Sanawad area here and seized 72,000 litres of white kerosene, allegedly used to adulterate the fuel.

PDS kerosene, LPG subsidy scheme extended till March 2015

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Wednesday approved extension of the PDS Kerosene and Domestic LPG Subsidy Scheme and Freight Subsidy (for far-flung areas) Scheme for a further period of one year.

Sugar, kerosene, tea leaves for poor in ration shops in Bihar

 Chief Minister Nitish Kumar government on Wednesday announced bonanza for the poor by including sugar, tea leaves and kerosene in the list of items to be provided through ration shops.

Oil Ministry seeks Rs 22,101cr in fuel subsidy for H2 2014-15

Oil Ministry has sought Rs 22,101 crore in fuel subsidy for the second half of current fiscal so as to almost exempt oil producers ONGC and Oil India Ltd from any payments.

Vohra orders probe into shortage of kerosene in Kashmir

Acting on complaints regarding shortage of kerosene oil in Kashmir Valley, Governor NN Vohra on Tuesday ordered a probe into the matter.

'Proposal to stop kerosene subsidy to households with power'

The government has received a proposal to keep households that are getting regular supply of electricity out of subsidised kerosene sales, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Monday.

Tamil Nadu voices concern over move to scrap subsidised kerosene

 Ruling AIADMK, its rival DMK besides NDA ally MDMK on Saturday voiced concern over the Centre's reporetd move to scrap the supply of subsidised kerosene through the public distribution system.