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No hike in LPG, kerosene prices: Petroleum Minister

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 20:30

Cooking gas and kerosene prices will not be hiked keeping in view the impact of such a step on the people, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.

Hike in LPG rates to affect only 1% of consumers: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 16:48

Days after the price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was hiked by Rs 16.50 per cylinder, the government Thursday said the increase will impact less than 1 percent of the consumers.

Govt puts on hold hike in LPG, kerosene rates

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 18:38

The government on Wednesday put on hold a hike in LPG prices in states including Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala, where an increase in local levies had led to a rise in fuel rates.

LPG price hiked by Rs 16.50 per cylinder; ATF by 0.6%

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 13:02

Price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was Tuesday hiked by Rs 16.50 per cylinder and that of jet fuel by over half-a-per cent after international oil prices surged due to the ongoing Iraq crisis.

Govt not mulling raising LPG, kerosene prices

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 22:06

Putting speculations at rest, the government on Wednesday said it is not considering raising prices of LPG and kerosene.

Govt mulls LPG, kerosene price hike in small doses

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 17:37

After diesel, the government is considering raising cooking gas (LPG) and kerosene rates in small doses of Rs 5 per cylinder and Rs 0.50-1 a litre every month to wipe out Rs 80,000 crore subsidy on the two fuels.

Cooking cost under midday meal scheme raised

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 19:33

The cooking cost offered under the midday meal scheme by Haryana government to all primary and upper primary schools will be raised by 7.5 per cent from next month.

315 LPG cylinders seized in crackdown

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 21:29

Delhi government Thursday seized 315 LPG cylinders from various premises during a massive raid conducted to check unauthorised sale of the cylinders and unauthorised filling of LPG in cylinders in the city.

Non-subsidised LPG price cut by Rs 23.50, Jet fuel by 1.8%

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 18:27

Jet fuel prices have been cut by 1.8 percent and rates of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) by Rs 23.50 per cylinder after the rupee's appreciation lowered import costs.

Govt directs ONGC to pay record Rs 56,384 cr in subsidy

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 16:02

The government has ordered ONGC to pay a record Rs 56,384 crore in subsidy to help state-owned fuel retailers cover part of the losses they incurred.

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

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 00:50

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.

5-kg LPG cylinders now available at kirana stores

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 18:39

After making it available at petrol pumps, the convenient 5-kg cooking gas (LPG) cylinder will now be available at kirana stores and supermarkets in select cities.