North East  /  Published 25.03.20

Adequate LPG stock in NE: IOC

Indian Oil Corporation has assured northeastern states that they will not face any shortage of LPG cylinders during the nationwide lockdown and said the stocks were adequate.G. Ramesh, chief general m...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 11.03.19

DeMo data gap for utility bills

The RBI in a reply to an RTI query has said it has no data on the old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes used to pay for utility bills such as fuel at petrol pumps — payments that are anonymous and are belie...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 29.03.20

LPG talks with Saudis amid global oil glut

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan and his Saudi counterpart have reviewed the global fuel markets at a time Riyadh is grappling with excess stocks of crude oil, having initiated a brutal output war with...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 09.06.19

Drill to bring fuel duo under GST umbrella

The Narendra Modi-government would be keen to push the inclusion of natural gas and aviation turbine fuel (ATF) within the ambit of the goods and services tax to promote the use of green fuel and prov...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.01.19

Budget call on LNG duty cut

The oil ministry is hopeful of a cut in customs duty on liquefied natural gas (LNG) to zero per cent from 2.5 per cent in the interim budget on February 1. Officials said there was a possibility of a ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.09.19

Petrol price jumps Rs 1.59/litre, diesel Rs 1.31/litre

Petrol prices have soared by Rs 1.59 a litre and diesel by Rs 1.31 in the last six days – the most since daily price revision was introduced in 2017 – as a massive strike at Saudi Arabian oil...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 22.11.18

Piped gas for 400 districts soon: Modi

More than 400 districts covering 70 per cent of the population will have access to piped gas over the next few years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Thursday.He was laying the foundation st...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 17.04.20

Record fall in fuel consumption

India's fuel consumption slumped by a record 50 per cent in April as all petroleum products except LPG saw massive demand erosion following a nationwide lockdown that has halted economic activities an...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 05.04.20

Hurdles in LPG delivery

The delivery of LPG cylinders across Assam has been hit by twin problems — barricading of roads by people in towns and villages to prevent the entry of outsiders and delivery boys being allegedly lo...
By Sanjana Bordoloi in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 18.11.18

'Achchhe Din' has run out of gas

Sir — The Ujjwala scheme, the Centre insists, has brought a smile on the faces of women in poor households. Nearly four crore LPG connections have been dispensed according to official figures. But t...
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