Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 20:13
Tamil Nadu Petroleum Dealers Association, a member of the CIPDA, Wednesday said 40,000 petrol pump owners would be on strike country-wide on December 24 if their demands were not met.
Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 19:30
This followed marginal increase in gas oil rates in the international markets and rupee value falling from Rs 61.78 to a US dollar to Rs 62.13.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 16:16
LPG price was on Tuesday hiked by Rs 3.46 per cylinder due to increase in dealer commission.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 18:47
The price increase, the 11th since January, excludes local sales tax or VAT and will be effective from midnight tonight, oil companies announced.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 18:22
Earlier in November, diesel price in Delhi was hiked by 56 paise to Rs 53.10 per litre.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 14:43
State-owned fuel retailers, who control 95 percent of the petrol pump sales, sell diesel at government-fixed rates, which are way lower than the cost of production.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 15:55
The Empowered Committee of state finance ministers on Monday unanimously decided to keep petroleum and alcohol out of the proposed Goods and Service Tax stating that these were the main sources of income for states.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 15:24
The government had allocated Rs 65,000 crore for petroleum subsidies in 2013-14, of which Rs 45,000 crore has already been utilised to pay the oil marketing companies to meet their subsidy requirement of previous financial year.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 13:19
Competition Commission of India will this month pass an order on the issue of its authority to probe alleged cartelisation on fixing of petrol prices, as questioned by oil marketing firms.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 16:27
Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily has asked the Finance Ministry to cut duties on branded petrol and diesel that offer better mileage and help cut fuel consumption.
Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 18:21
Now, Moily has permitted the sale of these smaller cylinders at all petrol pumps across the country, official sources said.
Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 21:46
Four persons, who were arrested for hurling petrol bombs at two post offices here, were on Friday detained under the National Security Act, police said.
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