petroleum ministry

AAP to lay siege to Petroleum Ministry on September 26

Senior party leader Gopal Rai said the central government had increased the excise tax on petrol by 150 percent since it came to power in 2014.

Sep 21, 2017, 15:01 PM IST

Ministries want cut in bio-diesel GST, new bio-fuels policy

The Union Petroleum and Road Transport Ministries will ask for a reduction in GST on bio-diesel from the current 18 percent to 5 percent while a note on a new policy on bio-fuels is to be placed for cabinet approval soon, it was announced on Thursday.

Aug 10, 2017, 17:01 PM IST

Chennai: Indian Oil`s R&D advised to take part in containment of oil spill

The incident took place on January 28 when `M T BW Maple` was leaving after emptying Liquefied Petroleum Gas and M T Dawn, Kanchipuram, was on its way to berth at the Ennore port. 

Feb 03, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi chairs high-level meet; discusses steps to reduce oil import

PM Narendra Modi chairs high-level meet; discusses steps to reduce oil import

During the meeting, the Petroleum Ministry presented strategies for achieving the objective by increasing production of crude oil and gas, promoting biofeuls and renewables, energy efficiency and conservation.

Nov 02, 2016, 13:42 PM IST
Govt committed to supplying Euro VI fuel: Gadkari

Govt committed to supplying Euro VI fuel: Gadkari

Government is committed to supplying Euro VI compliant fuel which will be at par with international standards, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said.

Apr 10, 2016, 14:20 PM IST
Centre to provide 1.5 crore gas connections to BPL families

Centre to provide 1.5 crore gas connections to BPL families

The Centre will provide 1.5 crore gas connections to women members of Below Poverty Line (BPL) families during the current fiscal, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said

Apr 07, 2016, 14:13 PM IST
Govt seeks $2.2 billion to build second phase of strategic oil reserves

Govt seeks $2.2 billion to build second phase of strategic oil reserves

Strategic storage reserves are underground rock caverns used to store crude oil that can be used in case of a supply cut-off to a country.

Feb 04, 2016, 14:45 PM IST

BP gets approval to sell jet fuel to airlines in India

After nearly two years of wrangling, BP plc has won an 'in-principle' approval to retail aviation turbine fuel (ATF) to airlines in India.

Jan 13, 2016, 12:24 PM IST

Oil Ministry pitches for ad-valorem levy of oil cess

The Petroleum Ministry wants the Finance Ministry to cut cess on crude oil and make it ad valorem in view of the slump in global oil rates, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Tuesday.

Dec 15, 2015, 23:04 PM IST
Watch: Petrol pumps to provide banking services?

Watch: Petrol pumps to provide banking services?

To make banking services easier and more accessible, they could soon be available at petrol pumps if the Finance Ministry approves the proposal.

Sep 23, 2015, 19:23 PM IST

Banking services likely to be available soon at petrol pumps?

The petroleum ministry has sent a proposal to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley through government-owned oil company pumps requesting him to make banking services available at petrol pumps.

Sep 23, 2015, 11:51 AM IST

Documents leak case: CBI fails to file chargesheet, accused gets bail

A public servant, arrested for his alleged role in the classified documents leak case, has been granted bail by a Delhi court on the ground that the CBI has failed to file a chargesheet against him within the stipulated 60 days period.

May 27, 2015, 19:08 PM IST

Petro Gate: Judicial custody of five accused extended

 A Delhi court on Monday extended till July 4 the judicial custody of five accused, arrested in connection with the Petroleum Ministry documents leak case.

May 18, 2015, 15:58 PM IST

Court dismisses bail plea of accused in documents leak case

 A special CBI court has dismissed the bail plea of one of the accused arrested in a case in which classified government documents were allegedly procured and passed on to others.

May 07, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

Petroleum Ministry documents leak case: Six accused granted bail

A court here on Tuesday granted bail to six people, including former journalist Santanu Saikia and four executives of private firms, who stand accused in the petroleum ministry documents leak case.

May 05, 2015, 16:52 PM IST

Documents leak: Court to consider chargesheet on May 7

 A court here on Friday slated for May 7 the hearing on the charge sheet filed in connection with the second FIR filed in the ministries` documents leak case.

May 01, 2015, 19:34 PM IST

Petro-gate: Jubilant Energy's Subhash Chandra gets bail

Jubilant Energy's official Subhash Chandra, who along with 12 others has been chargesheeted in the Petroleum Ministry documents leak case, was on Thursday granted conditional bail by a Delhi court.

Apr 30, 2015, 17:44 PM IST

Petro Gate: Delhi court to hear bail pleas of six accused on May 5

A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed May 5 for hearing arguments on bail pleas of six accused, including four corporate executives and a journalist, arrested for their alleged roles in the Petroleum Ministry documents leak case.

Apr 29, 2015, 17:38 PM IST

Documents leak case: Offence covered under OSA, Delhi Police tells court

Delhi Police on Monday told a court here that offence committed in the Petroleum Ministry documents leak case was covered under the Official Secrets Act (OSA) and inquiry on this aspect was underway.

Apr 27, 2015, 14:54 PM IST

Petro-gate: Court gives final opportunity to argue on bail

 A Delhi court on Friday gave a final opportunity to the five corporate executives arrested in the Petroleum Ministry documents leak case to advance arguments on their bail pleas on April 27 after they pleaded that the hearing be deferred due to a lawyers' strike.

Apr 24, 2015, 21:08 PM IST