Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 21:33
BJP on Thursday latched on to AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal`s controversial remark that he would join the saffron party if Narendra Modi makes a commitment that he would not increase the natural gas price after becoming Prime Minister.
Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 13:42
Defending the government decision to double natural gas prices from April next year, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Friday said higher rates will help raise domestic production and cut dependence on imports.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 15:45
The Union Cabinet had in June decided to price all domestically produced natural gas at an average of the price prevailing at international gas trading hubs and the actual cost of importing liquid gas (LNG).
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 19:38
With gas supplies to power plants drying up, the Power Ministry has moved the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) proposing about Rs 11,000 crore payout to subsidise costlier power arising from rising gas rates.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 21:29
Amidst a row over doubling of natural gas prices, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily Tuesday said a double digit rate will halve the demand for environment- friendly fuel in the country.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 18:56
Price of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) sold to automobiles in the national capital has been increased from Rs 41.90 to Rs 45.60 per kg with effect from midnight tonight.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 11:28
Mahanagar Gas Limited has increased the price of CNG or compressed natural gas with immediate effect. Also, the utility slabs for piped natural gas or PNG have been reduced.
Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 11:42
GSPC Gas, a part of the state-owned Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC), has revised prices of CNG, which is used by vehicles, from Rs63.30 per kg to Rs66.30.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 13:46
Moily also approved raising the existing ceiling of refills a LPG distributor can sell by 10 percent.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 16:23
The Finance Ministry yesterday wrote to Oil Ministry suggesting setting of a ceiling or an upper limit for the rates.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 21:06
In the wake of the recently proposed natural gas price hike, the Power Ministry has sought suggestions from stakeholders to mitigate its impact on electricity tariffs.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 16:34
After aggressively pushing for a hike in natural gas prices, the Finance Ministry has written to Oil Ministry seeking "appropriate action" on suggestions for putting a cap upto which rates can be raised.
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