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PM to explain hard decisions at Cong meet today

Against the backdrop of attack over decision on FDI, hike in diesel and cap on LPG cylinders, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will highlight the reasons for these tough decisions tomorrow at the Congress conclave with a pep talk to party leaders on how to dispel the "misgivings".

Cap on LPG cylinders raised from 6 to 9 in Congress-ruled states

The Congress party on Wednesday directed its state governments to raise the cap on subsidised LPG cylinders per household from the proposed six to nine annually.

Raise cap on subsidized LPG cylinder: Rawat

Minster of State (MoS) for Agriculture and Parliamentary Affairs, Harish Rawat, on Tuesday became the second minister from the Congress-led UPA government to demand a raise in the cap on subsidized LPG cylinder.