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Narendra Modi addresses 'Vikas Parv' rally in Karnataka, unveils cooking gas scheme for poor

Narendra Modi addresses 'Vikas Parv' rally in Karnataka, unveils cooking gas scheme for poor

Marking two years of the BJP-led NDA government at the 'Vikas Parv' rally, PM Modi flagged the various schemes launched for the welfare of the people, especially the poor, underprivileged and economically backward.

Give-it-Up: Over 1 crore LPG users let go of subsidies

Give-it-Up: Over 1 crore LPG users let go of subsidies

Since Modi made the appeal in March last year, 1,00,06,303 LPG consumers have stopped using subsidised cooking gas, helping the exchequer save a few thousand crores of rupees in doles, oil ministry officials said.

Non-subsidised LPG price cut by Rs 4 per cylinder, jet fuel price hiked 8.7%

Non-subsidised LPG price cut by Rs 4 per cylinder, jet fuel price hiked 8.7%

Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF), or jet fuel, price was on Friday hiked by 8.7 percent but that of non-subsidised cooking gas LPG was cut by Rs 4 per cylinder on global trends.

Natural gas prices cut by 20%; CNG, cooking gas to be cheaper

Natural gas prices cut by 20%; CNG, cooking gas to be cheaper

Price of natural gas produced from existing fields of state-owned ONGC and Reliance Industries has been cut to USD 3.06 per million British thermal unit with effect from Friday, an oil ministry official said.

Govt to give 5 crore LPG connections on concessional rate

Govt to give 5 crore LPG connections on concessional rate

Government will provide five crore LPG connections on a concessional rate to below poverty line (BPL) families over three years till 2018-19, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Monday.

Booking LPG cylinder? Now you can pay online

Booking LPG cylinder? Now you can pay online

Consumers can now make online payment for the cooking gas or LPG cylinders at the time of booking.

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Price of non-subsidised LPG hiked by Rs 61.5 per cylinder

Price of non-subsidised LPG hiked by Rs 61.5 per cylinder

Jet fuel or ATF price was cut on Tuesday by a marginal 1.2 percent, the third reduction in as many months, while rate of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was hiked by Rs 61.50 a cylinder due to global cues.

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.