BJP dismisses govt ads on diesel price, LPG curbs as "lies"

BJP on Monday dismissed as "lies and propaganda" the advertisements put out by the government in newspapers on diesel price hike and rationing of LPG cylinders and maintained high taxation is the real reason behind the increase.

Mamata slams media for spreading distorted information

Mamata Banerjee hit out at a section of the media for disseminating "distorted and concocted information".

Veiled threats from UPA allies on Centre`s reform decisions

Key UPA allies gave veiled threats of withdrawing support to the Centre while asking it to roll back the controversial decisions to hike diesel price.

CPI, LF oppose diesel price hike; decision on LPG

The CPI termed as "disastrous" the decision to hike diesel prices by Rs five per litre and restrict supply of subsidised cooking gas to six cylinders per household.

Trinamool to oppose hike in diesel, LPG prices

Key UPA ally Trinamool Congress on Thursday said it will oppose any fuel price hike.

LPG strike in TN: Supply to more than 20 dists may be hit

LPG supply to more than 20 districts are likely to be hit as about 140 LPG tanker drivers operating from filling plant at Inamulathur will go on strike from tomorrow.

Kerala to streamline distribution of LPG, petroleum products

The Kerala government is planning to streamline distribution of LPG and other petroleum products in the state in the wake of last week`s tanker explosion at Kannur that has so far claimed 19 lives.

AGP demands inquiry into LPG scarcity in NE

The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) today demanded an iquiry by the Centre into the ongoing scarcity of LPG cylinders in the North East.

LPG truckers withdraw strike

The seven-day old strike by owners of
bulk LPG trucks in southern states to press their charter of
demands was called off on Thursday.

LPG supply to 3 Southern states may get affected

Supply of LPG cylinders to households
and commercial establishments are likely to be affected in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka.

LPG: Kerala House passes resolution

The Kerala assembly passed a unanimous resolution urging the Centre not to accept
the official-level recommendation to restrict supply of LPG
cylinders at subsidised rates.

Delhi: LPG to cost Rs 40 less for BPL families

LPG cylinders in Delhi will cost
Rs 40 less for BPL and Antyodaya families and diesel 37 paise
less for all.

Aadhaar can be ID proof for LPG connections

People seeking new LPG connections from Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation can now submit their Letter of allotment of Aadhaar, as a proof of identity.

Bihar minister blames Centre for shortage of LPG

Bihar Food and Civil Supplies Minister Shyam Rajak held the Centre responsible for black-marketing of LPG in the state.

Special squads to check misuse of domestic LPG cylinders in JK

Special squads have been constituted at district levels in this connection.

Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh face LPG shortage

Even before the onset of harsh winter in northern region, Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh are facing severe shortage of LPG.

Subsidised LPG scheme for BPL families launched

The scheme will be rolled out on a country-wide basis by the oil PSUs from Gandhi Jayanti (November 14).

Free LPG connection to BPL families

The government is likely to launch the biggest pro-poor scheme of the UPA-II from next month.

Price rise: Oppn to call for adjournment motion

Keen to put the government on the mat on the price rise, the opposition, including the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left parties, have decided to give notice for an adjournment motion on the issue Tuesday, the second day of the monsoon session of parliament.

Now, LPG delivery at a time of your own choosing

No longer would working professionals have to take the day off, or leave office early, to get a LPG cylinder refill. Instead, for fee of up to Rs 50, they can now get it delivered at a time of their own choosing on any given day.