Gujarat government to provide LPG connections to BPL families

Gujarat government plans to make the state "kerosene-free" by providing LPG gas connections to 33 lakh-odd Below Poverty Line (BPL) families, it was officially announced here today.

New device converts diesel into household fuel for rural India

Diesel, which is normally used in automobiles, buses, trucks and even railway engines and is considered "dirty", has been turned into a clean fuel for cooking and lighting in rural areas courtesy a device developed at the Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), an NGO in Phaltan, Maharashtra.

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

People should give up LPG subsidy: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the ‘Urja Sangam’ 2015 in New Delhi at Vigyan Bhawan and said that people who dont need LPG subsidy, should give it up.

Ananth Kumar to give up buying subsidised cooking gas

Fertilizer Minister Ananth Kumar today announced he will give up buying subsidised cooking gas (LPG) and requested all those who don't need the subsidy to join the initiative.

Rajasthan, Jharkhand CMs give up subsidised LPG

 After Union Ministers, state Chief Ministers have also started giving up the use of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) to help better target subsidies for those actually deserving.

LPG consumers to get cash subsidy in bank accounts from today

LPG consumers across the country will from Thursday get cash subsidy directly into their bank accounts so that they buy the cooking fuel at market price.

Clarify new income bracket which will get subsidy benefit: AAP

 Reacting sharply to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely's remarks on doing away with LPG subsidy for the well-off, Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday asked the government to clarify what will be the new income bracket which will get subsidy benefit.

DNA: Should Robert Vadra be denied Z-plus security?

DNA: Is it time that Robert Vadra who has been accused of making illegal land deals in Haryana be denied the Z-plus security given to him?

Govt moves LPG, fuel supplies to Kashmir valley

The government is moving LPG and other fuel supplies to marooned Kashmir valley using alternative routes, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Thursday.

Gut bacteria to help power cars!

Scientists have for the first time engineered the harmless gut bacteria E coli to generate renewable propane, a gas that can power cars and heat homes.

TDP MPs meet Oil Minister

A delegation of TDP MPs on Thursday met Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan with the allegation that guidelines of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas have been violated for appointing new LPG distributors in Andhra Pradesh and demanded and end to irregularities.

Government rules out any immediate hike in prices of LPG, kerosene

Ruling out any immediate hike in prices of LPG and kerosene, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said the new government will continue with the policy of subsidising commonly used cooking fuels.

LPG cylinder explodes in Udhampur, 5 injured

Five people were injured in a fire caused by the blast of LPG cylinder in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Ensure supply of full quantity of cooking gas to consumers: BJP

BJP today urged the Petroleum Ministry to ensure supply of full quantity of cooking gas to consumers and fixing aluminum seal on cylinders amid reports that the bottles being delivered to consumers weighed much less than the prescribed 14.2 kg.

J&K govt to set up 7,679 food stores

Aiming to streamline the public distribution system, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday said 7,679 new food stores are being set up in the state.

Three blasts injure four in Delhi

A couple and their two children were injured in a small LPG cylinder blast in their house in Sarai Kale Khan area of South Delhi.

Kerala govt to forego VAT on subsidy component on LPG

Bringing relief to people reeling under pressure of inflation, the Congress-led UDF government in Kerala has decided to forgo VAT on the subsidy component on LPG for domestic consumers.

CPI(M) launches stir against rise in LPG, essentials` prices

Opening a new front against Congress-led governments in the state and at the Centre ahead of Lok Sabha polls, CPI(M) on Wednesday launched an indefinite protest across Kerala over hike in prices of LPG and essential goods.

LDF walkout in Kerala Assembly over LPG price

CPI(M)-led LDF opposition on Monday staged a walkout in the Kerala Assembly accusing the UDF government of taking lightly the severe hardship caused to people by hike in LPG prices and insistence on Aadhaar-linkage of subsidised cooking gas for household consumers.