After petrol and diesel, now non-subsidised LPG rates reduced by Rs 25.50
After petrol and diesel, now non-subsidised LPG rates reduced by Rs 25.50

Henceforth, non-subsidised LPG cylinder will come at Rs 585, the slashed rates will be effective from tomorrow.

Govt mulls 2-kg LPG cylinders; starts e-booking for connections

After providing LPG in easy-to- carry 5-kg cylinders, the government is planning to launch 2-kg bottles at local kirana stores even as it introduced online booking of new connections for subsidised cooking fuel.

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.

"Give it up", PM Modi asks better-offs to forgo LPG subsidy
"Give it up", PM Modi asks better-offs to forgo LPG subsidy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday coined a new slogan - "give it up" - to exhort the better off sections of society to forego their LPG subsidy that can be utilised in providing subsidised LPG connections to the poor.

Nudge staff to give up LPG subsidy: PM to banks, corporates

Modi had recently launched 'Give It Up' campaign, asking well-off people to surrender their LPG subsidy.There are about 15.3 crore LPG consumers in the country.

Govt targets 1 cr consumers to give up LPG subsidy

Modi in his address to a global energy conference last week said that as many as 2.8 lakh people have surrendered LPG subsidy which has led to savings of Rs 100 crore.

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.

No plans to withdraw LPG subsidy to well off people: Jayant Sinha

"As on February 23, 2015, approximately 1.46 lakh consumers have voluntarily given up LPG subsidy on their domestic LPG connections," Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said in a written reply in Rajya Sabha.

PM Modi expresses joy as registration for LPG subsidy transfer scheme crosses 10 cr mark

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed his joy after PaHaL (Pratyaksha Hastaantarit Laabh), the Direct Benefit Transfer scheme for LPG Subsidy Yojana crossed registration mark of ten crores.

PM Modi reviews progress of LPG subsidy transfer scheme
PM Modi reviews progress of LPG subsidy transfer scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reviewed the progress of implementation of the scheme for paying subsidy on cooking gas (LPG) directly into bank accounts of consumers.

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.

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.

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.

Get mini LPG cylinders at petrol pumps, grocery stores soon

In a bid to make cooking gas (LPG) easily available to consumers, 5-kg mini LPG cylinders will now be available at select petrol pumps and neighbourhood grocery stores besides regular gas agencies in almost all major cities.

Aadhaar not mandatory for LPG subsidy; bank a/c to do: Govt

Government on Monday made it clear that Aadhaar number was not mandatory for transfer of subsidy amount of LPG cylinder and the option of providing a bank account is also available under the Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG (DBTL).

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.

No price hike for domestic LPG cylinders: Pradhan

The price of domestic LPG cylinders will not be increased and the number of subsidised refills given to consumers would continue, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Friday.

315 LPG cylinders seized in crackdown

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.

Consumers can get LPG cylinders without Aadhaar account: Govt

Subsidised LPG cylinders can be purchased without having an Aadhaar account, the government informed the Lok Sabha Friday.