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Oil Ministry mulling proposal to raise LPG prices by Rs 250 per cylinder

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:42

The ministry is preparing a draft note for consideration of the CCPA on pricing of diesel, kerosene and LPG, official sources said here.

No proposal to hike LPG, kerosene prices, says Oil Minister

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:21

The Oil Ministry will move the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) for raising kerosene and LPG prices as recommended by an expert committee.

Cabinet note on capping subsidy share of upstream oil cos soon

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 16:44

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas will go to the Cabinet soon seeking a minimum USD 65 per barrel price for state oil and gas explorers like ONGC.

Moily hints at moderation in diesel price hike

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 18:10

Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily Friday hinted that an expert panel call for a Rs 5 a litre hike in diesel and Rs 250 increase in LPG rates will be diluted, saying that a balanced view keeping consumer interest in mind would be taken.

'Hike diesel price by Rs 5, kerosene by Rs 4, LPG by Rs 250'

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 16:16

Also, the panel suggested that the number of subsidised cooking gas cylinders supplied to households in a year should be cut to 6 bottles of 14.2-kg from the current quota of 9.

Kirit Parikh panel on diesel pricing gets one month extension

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 13:39

The panel was to submit its report in the month end and will now do so by October-end.

Govt should reduce subsidy on diesel over time: Kirit Parikh

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 18:55

The government need not interfere in the fixing of diesel prices and should continue with the policy of reducing subsidy on the fuel, IRADe Chairman Kirit Parikh said Monday.

'Levy annual road tax, diesel SUVs should pay Rs 50k higher'

Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012, 15:54

A proposal to levy an annual road tax -- higher by up to Rs 50,000 for diesel SUVs than petrol driven ones -- has been made to the Finance Ministry to help reduce the fuel subsidy burden, Kirit Parikh, who heads a think-tank, said Monday.

Need to review safety at N-plants: Parikh

Last Updated: Saturday, April 30, 2011, 14:13

IEP expert group chief Kirit Parikh however cautioned against steering away from N-energy.