diesel subsidy

CCEA nod likely on 50% diesel subsidy to farmers Wednesday

The government will consider a proposal Wednesday to provide 50 percent subsidy on diesel to farmers in places that are facing acute rainfall deficit.

Aug 11, 2015, 22:33 PM IST

Diesel prices will soon be market linked: Mayaram

The Finance Ministry on Thursday expressed hope that domestic diesel prices will soon become market linked in the backdrop of softening global crude oil rates.

Aug 21, 2014, 15:45 PM IST

50% diesel & seed subsidy to farmers in rain deficit areas

With an aim to save standing kharif crops from weak monsoon, the Centre on Thursday announced 50 percent diesel subsidy to farmers in places where rainfall deficiency was more than 50 percent as on July 15.

Aug 07, 2014, 17:16 PM IST

Diesel subsidy to fall 25% this fiscal to Rs 1 trillion: Fitch

Global ratings agency Fitch on Tuesday said the regular increase in diesel price to align it with market will lead to a 25 percent fall in fuel under- recoveries this fiscal at about Rs 1 trillion (Rs 1 lakh crore).

Jul 08, 2014, 19:25 PM IST

Govt mulls diesel subsidy for irrigation if monsoon is poor

During the drought years in 2009 and 2012, the previous United Progressive Alliance government had announced a 50 percent diesel subsidy for farmers in rainfall deficit areas.

Jun 09, 2014, 20:55 PM IST

Diesel price hiked by 50 paise per litre

Oil marketing companies on Friday decided to hike diesel prices by 50 paise per litre, effective from midnight.

Jan 31, 2014, 19:19 PM IST

Govt to take stock of SC order on diesel subsidy: Chandy

KSRTC has to pay Rs 17.43 more per litre of diesel from today for four lakh litres it needs daily.

Sep 17, 2013, 15:35 PM IST

Government may alter diesel, LPG pricing to cut subsidy burden

The government is likely to alter the way diesel and cooking fuels are priced to reduce its subsidy burden, which appears to be spiralling out of hand due to the falling rupee.

Jul 07, 2013, 13:05 PM IST

Diesel subsidy may have to be frozen to meet budget numbers: Rajan

The government may have to freeze the diesel subsidy at the current level to protect the budget numbers at some point in time, said Chief Economic Advisor to the Finance Minister, Raghuram Rajan, while flagging concerns over the widening current account deficit.

Mar 05, 2013, 18:00 PM IST

Essar Oil for diesel subsidy to pivate companies at par with PSUs

Essar Oil Ltd has demanded that it and other private fuel retailers be paid diesel subsidy at par with their public sector competition to create a level playing field.

Aug 27, 2012, 16:38 PM IST

Diesel subsidy to farmers hiked in Bihar for additional crops

The Bihar government on Friday hiked diesel subsidy to farmers for irrigation of additional paddy and maize crops in Bihar, an official said.

Aug 17, 2012, 21:33 PM IST

Sharma joins chorus against diesel subsidy for SUVs

Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Tuesday joined Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh in the chorus against subsidy on diesel used in luxury vehicles.

Jun 05, 2012, 21:58 PM IST

Fix a per litre diesel subsidy to reduce bill: Survey

Advocating raising fuel price with rise in input cost, the pre-Budget Economic Survey today asked the government to pay a fixed amount per litre as diesel subsidy so as to cut subsidy outgo.

Mar 15, 2012, 21:49 PM IST

Drought-hit Orissa seeks Rs 50 cr diesel subsidy from Centre

With 106 of the state`s 314 blocks declared drought-hit due to insufficient rainfall, Orissa govt has asked Centre to release Rs 50 cr as diesel subsidy for farmers.

Sep 24, 2010, 21:55 PM IST

Uproar in Bihar Assembly over diesel subsidy

The Bihar Assembly on Thursday witnessed
uproarious scenes with opposition MLAs alleging irregularities
in distribution and non-payment of subsidy on diesel to
farmers in 26 districts declared drought-hit.

Dec 24, 2009, 21:50 PM IST

Govt to extend Rs 1,000-cr diesel subsidy to paddy growers

The Centre will provide a Rs 1,000-crore subsidy on diesel to paddy farmers for irrigation during the on-going Kharif season that would provide relief to growers in times of erratic monsoon, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said.

Jul 31, 2009, 18:43 PM IST

Nitish asks Centre to sanction diesel subsidy

Diesel subsidy of about Rs 320 crore was demanded by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to ensure irrigation in 28 lakh hectares for saving kharif crops.

Jul 22, 2009, 20:54 PM IST