450 LPG cylinders explode inside truck in Punjab, no casualty

A series of explosions occurred on Tuesday in a truck carrying 450 LPG cylinders near Machiwara, about 40 km from here, police said.

Truck carrying 450 LPG cylinders catches fire, explodes

A truck laden with LPG refills caught fire and the cylinders exploded one after the other on the National Highway No.44 near Enugumarri in Kurnool District in the early hours of Thursday and threatened to cause huge destruction.

Leave LPG cylinder subsidy for the poor: CM Raje

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday said the well-to-do families should consider buying the LPG cylinders on market price and leave the subsidised cylinders for the benefit of the eligible and poor people.

Non-subsidized LPG price down by Rs 43.50

The Government on Thursday slashed the price of non-subsidized cooking gas (LPG) by Rs 43.50 per cylinder and the price of jet fuel (ATF) by brought down by 12.5 percent as the international oil rates slumped to multi-year lows.

Bihar allows sale of 5 kg LPG banned after Bodh Gaya blasts

The Bihar government on Tues allowed sale of five kg LPG cylinders that were banned after Bodh Gaya serial blasts last year in which the use of unlicensed small gas cylinders was suspected.

Poor should get free LPG cylinders, says Mulayam

Reacting to the Centre`s decision of raising the quota of subsidised LPG to 12 cylinders per year, SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday said the limit should be raised to 24 and poor should get it free.

MP Congress releases poll manifesto; announces slew of incentives

Congress announced populist measures including sops, raising subsidised LPG cylinders from 9 to 12 and constitution of Vidhan Parishad in its manifesto for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections.

Diesel rate hike will have cascading effect on prices: BJP

BJP on Thursday criticised the government`s decision to allow oil marketing companies to hike diesel rates and demanded its rollback, saying it will have a cascading effect on prices.

Strong demand at Cong meet to raise cap on LPG cylinders

A meeting of Congress leaders here on Friday heard a strong demand for raising the cap of subsidised LPG cylinders from the current six to 12.

LPG cylinders: Chavan authorised to decide

The Congress-NCP co-ordination committee authorised CM Prithviraj Chavan to take decision on increasing the cap on subsidised LPG cylinders.

Kerala to provide 3 more subisdised LPG cylinders over cap of six

Cong-led UDF govt in Kerala on Wednesday night decided to provide three subsidised LPG cylinders over and above the cap of six fixed by the Centre.

Goa govt to subsidise 3 additional LPG cylinders

Goa government has decided to subsidise three more LPG cylinders for the people in addition to the six cylinders subsidised by the Union government.

Gogoi orders supply of subsidised LPG cylinders for hostels

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday directed that hostels of educational institutions in the state should be ensured adequate supply of subsidised LPG cylinders so that students were not inconvenienced.

Maha govt to incur Rs 2,400 cr burden on subsidised cylinders

Maharashtra Government will incur a burden of Rs 2,400 crore to provide three subsidised LPG cylinders to consumers in the state, officials said.

`LPG distributors creating scarcity of LPG cylinders`

All Jammu Hotels and Lodges Association alleged that artificial scarcity of non-subsidised LPG cylinders was being created by distributors in connivance with J&K officials.

J&K: PDP, Sena hold protests over crisis of LPG cylinders

Lashing out at Jammu and Kashmir government for its failure to address the issue of denial of LPG cylinders to the consumers, the PDP held protest demonstrations.

CM`s nod being awaited for increasing number of LPG cylinders

The Food and Civil Supplies Department is awaiting Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan`s directives regarding an increase in the number of subsidised LPG cylinders from six to nine.