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Food subsidy to touch Rs 1.31 lakh crore for implementing food law

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 18:26

The government's food subsidy bill is estimated to touch Rs 1,31,086 crore annually to implement the food security law, Parliament was informed Friday.

Hike in LPG rates to affect only 1% of consumers: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 16:48

Days after the price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was hiked by Rs 16.50 per cylinder, the government Thursday said the increase will impact less than 1 percent of the consumers.

LPG price hiked by Rs 16.50 per cylinder; ATF by 0.6%

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 13:02

Price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was Tuesday hiked by Rs 16.50 per cylinder and that of jet fuel by over half-a-per cent after international oil prices surged due to the ongoing Iraq crisis.

Non-subsidised LPG price cut by Rs 23.50, Jet fuel by 1.8%

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 18:27

Jet fuel prices have been cut by 1.8 percent and rates of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) by Rs 23.50 per cylinder after the rupee's appreciation lowered import costs.

Consumers can buy more than 1 subsidised LPG cylinder a month

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 17:53

The government had raised the annual cap on supply of cheaper LPG from nine to 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each on January 30. It was inferred this meant one cylinder in a month.

Consumers can get LPG cylinders without Aadhaar account: Govt

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 14:08

Subsidised LPG cylinders can be purchased without having an Aadhaar account, the government informed the Lok Sabha Friday.

Congress unlikely to win the Lok Sabha polls: Raman Singh

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 00:30

Taking jibe at UPA`s decision of raising cap of subsidised cooking gas from 9 to 12, Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh said that the Congress is heading towards its "last show" at the Centre.

Diesel costlier by 50 paise; non-subsidised LPG rate cut by Rs 107

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 21:49

The price of diesel in Delhi will be hiked by 57 paise, including tax, to Rs. 54.91 per litre.

LPG cylinder quota hike a misdirected subsidy: Rajan

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 21:32

Terming the increase in quota of subsidised LPG as "misdirected subsidies", RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Thursday said the move will end up benefiting people who can afford to pay market rates.

LPG cap hiked from 9 to 12; Aadhar-linked subsidy scheme suspended

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 18:10

Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily said raising the quota of subsidised LPG to 12 cylinders from nine at present, will cost Rs 5,000 crore in additional subsidy annually.

Subsidised LPG cylinder cap hiked from 9 to 12 per yr; effective from April

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 15:53

Bowing to party pressure, the government Thursday raised the quota of subsidised LPG to 12 cylinders per household in a year from nine at present and also put on hold paying users the subsidy into bank accounts using Aadhaar platform.

Cabinet hikes subsidised LPG cylinders from 9 to 12

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 15:00

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved raising the quota of subsidised LPG cylinder from nine to 12 per household during a meeting on Thursday.