Documents leak case: Judicial custody of six accused extended

A Delhi court on Wednesday extended till April 28 the judicial custody of six accused arrested in the case in which classified government documents were allegedly procured and passed on to others.

Iraq's February oil exports below planned level for IS fight

Iraq's oil exports for last month were below planned levels, the country's Oil Ministry said today, depriving the nation of badly needed funds for its battle against the Islamic state group.

CBI likely to expand document probe to one more ministry

 CBI is likely to expand to one more ministry its probe in connection with alleged sale of confidential documents to corporate groups.

Corporate espionage: CBI raids various ministries in Delhi

The CBI on Thursday carried out searches at various ministries and offices of private firms in the national capital in the corporate espionage case.

Govt documents leaked to cos; RIL man among five arrested

In a possible case of corporate espionage, the Delhi Police have detained two petroleum ministry employees and three others for allegedly leaking confidential government documents.

No information having commercial value to it resides with Oil Ministry: RIL

On a day when one of its employees was detained by Police in alleged leakage of official secrets, Reliance Industries on Thursday said no information having commercial consequences to the company resides in the Oil Ministry with which it is in arbitration in several cases.

TDP MPs meet Oil Minister

A delegation of TDP MPs on Thursday met Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan with the allegation that guidelines of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas have been violated for appointing new LPG distributors in Andhra Pradesh and demanded and end to irregularities.

Oil Ministry orders inquiry into GAIL pipeline fire

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has ordered a high-level inquiry into the GAIL pipeline fire in Andhra Pradesh that killed at least 15 persons.

Oil ministry rebuts Kejriwal claims; says govt to get $2.08 bn

Rebutting Kejriwal`s allegations that gas price hike will benefit Reliance Industries, Oil Ministry said the government will get USD 2.08 billion (Rs 12,900 crore) from doubling of rates.

It`s like Tughlaq rule: Sharad Yadav on petrol issue

Opposing any move to shut petrol pumps during night, JD(U) on Monday hit out at the UPA government, saying its reign is akin to that of medieval Indian ruler Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq, known for his impractical schemes.

Gurudas asks Moily to identify `vested interests`

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Thursday asked Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily to identify the "vested interests" whom he had alleged were influencing to stall decision-making in the oil sector.

PMO returns Oil Ministry note on gas price hike

The Oil Ministry`s note to a Cabinet committee for raising gas prices by at least 60 per cent has been returned by the Prime Minister`s Office.

Cong happy Oil Ministry for ensuring subsidized diesel for fishermen

Congress on Saturday expressed happiness over Oil Ministry exempting fishermen from the category of bulk customer, thereby ensuring that diesel for operating fishermen boats are available at subsidised rates.

Three week delay for issue of new gas connections; no ban

State-owned oil firms are carrying out a massive nationwide exercise to eliminate users having multiple connections at the same addresses.

Bawana power plant to be commissioned next month

The commissioning of the plant will improve the power situation in the city up to a great extent.

CAG pulls up Oil Min for favouring Cairn India

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has pulled up oil ministry on charges of showing undue favours to Cairn India in going out of its way to grant over 856 sq km of additional area in the oil discovery Rajasthan block.