LPG prices in India are decided by two major factors - the international pricing of LPG and the exchange rate of the US dollar and rupee
From driving licences, free LPG connections, to Motor Vehicles Act: Here are rules that are changing from 1 October
From taxes on foreign fund transfers to the stopping of free LPG connections under the Ujjwala scheme, here are the major changes that will take place from 1 October
Rahul Gandhi taunts BJP over LPG cylinder fee hike, posts picture of saffron party leaders protesting cooking gas price hike during UPA tenure
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a dig at the BJP over the LPG cylinder price hike by tweeting a UPA-era picture of the saffron party's leaders protesting an increase in prices of cooking gas at the time, and demanded a rollback.
Non-subsidised LPG price hiked by Rs 19 per cylinder, jet fuel cost up 2.6% on rise in international rates
Jet fuel or ATF price was on Wednesday hiked by 2.6 percent and that of non-subsidised cooking gas LPG by Rs 19 per cylinder on the back of a rise in international rates
Price of non-subsidised cooking gas now cut by Rs 62.50 per cylinder on softening international rates
Non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) price was on Wednesday cut by Rs 62.50 per cylinder on softening international rates
Fund transfers via RTGS, NEFT to cost less from 1 July; non-subsidised LPG cylinders to be cheaper by Rs 100 in Delhi
Country's largest bank SBI charges between Re 1 and Rs 5 for transactions through NEFT and between Rs 5 and Rs 50 for RTGS route
High cost of refills keep LPG out of reach for BPL families in Rampur, contradict govt claims on success of UJjwala scheme
Even though govt data shows the Ujjwala scheme exceeding its target of providing 5 crore subsidised LPG connections, the scheme has been a dud on the ground with BPL families claiming they can't afford LPG refills
On 1 December, subsidised LPG price was cut by Rs 6.52 per bottle. That price cut had come after six consecutive monthly hikes in rates since June.
The Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana (Ujjwala scheme) has been a big hit in rural areas
A fire and rescue services personnel was killed and 48 were injured when an LPG cylinder exploded during a fire that broke out in a bakery in Chennai.
Subsidised LPG rates have been increased to Rs 477.46 per 14.2-kg cylinder from Rs 446.65 in Delhi after GST was implemented from 1 July.
Till the time Aadhaar is assigned, LPG subsidy would be transfered based on bank photo passbook and Aadhaar enrolment ID slip or his voter ID card or ration card or kisan photo passbook or passport of driver license along with copy of request for Aadhaar enrolment.
Government on Monday made it clear that Aadhaar number was not mandatory for transfer of subsidy amount of LPG cylinder and the option of providing a bank account is also available under the Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG.
Currently, 12 cylinders are available to consumers at a subsidised rate of Rs 414 each (in Delhi).
If the quota is raised to 12, about 97 percent of the LPG consumers would be covered by subsidised LPG, he said.<br /><br />
"There is a request that the subsidised cylinders be increased from nine to 12...It came from several chief ministers," Finance Minister P Chidambaram told reporters here.
The price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was today hiked by Rs 46.50 per cylinder as part of reform measures unleashed by the government to trim its huge fuel subsidy bill.
NCP, a partner in the state's ruling coalition, today threatened to launch an agitation if the government failed to take decision within a week on providing three additional subsidised LPG cylinders.
The government had in September restricted the supply of subsidised domestic LPG cylinders to six per household in a year.
The government ruled out a rollback or modification of its decision to cap supply of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) at 6 cylinders per household in a year as it will cast a "shadow" on the whole reform process.