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High subsidies on LPG, kerosene to remain a challenge: ICRA

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 20:21

With diesel price deregulation likely at some point this fiscal, high subsidies on LPG and kerosene will continue to be a major challenge, Icra Research said Monday.

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

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 00:43

Price of kerosene, which currently costs Rs 14.96 a litre in Delhi, was last hiked in June 2011 when its price was hiked by Rs 2.

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

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 21:53

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.

Oil Ministry mulling proposal to raise LPG prices by Rs 250 per cylinder

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:42

The ministry is preparing a draft note for consideration of the CCPA on pricing of diesel, kerosene and LPG, official sources said here.

No proposal to hike LPG, kerosene prices, says Oil Minister

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:21

The Oil Ministry will move the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) for raising kerosene and LPG prices as recommended by an expert committee.

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.

Diesel price may be deregulated over next 12 months: Moody's

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 15:57

Moody's expects the new government to increase the retail selling prices of controlled fuel products-- kerosene and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) -- to help control its subsidy burden.

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.

LPG likely to be costlier by Rs 5; Kerosene by Re 1

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 15:37

The government may hike LPG prices by Rs 5 and kerosene by Re 1 due to spurt in crude oil price in international market.

'Hike diesel price by Rs 5, kerosene by Rs 4, LPG by Rs 250'

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 16:16

Also, the panel suggested that the number of subsidised cooking gas cylinders supplied to households in a year should be cut to 6 bottles of 14.2-kg from the current quota of 9.

Govt mulls Bangalore free of kerosene

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 18:10

The state government plans to make the city kerosene-free by facilitating below poverty line (BPL) ration cardholders avail the subsidy through direct benefit transfer scheme.