Articles about Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

MoS Petroleum says fuel price hiked to provide free vaccines

11 Oct 2021

MoS Petroleum says fuel price hiked to provide free vaccines

Amid soaring fuel prices in the country, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Rameswar Teli on Monday said that fuel prices are rising due to free COVID-19 vaccines.

No excise cut on fuel; Sitharaman blames UPA-era oil bonds

16 Aug 2021

No excise cut on fuel; Sitharaman blames UPA-era oil bonds

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday blamed the former Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government for the soaring fuel prices.

Fuel prices jump once again. Check rates in your city

29 Jun 2021

Fuel prices jump once again. Check rates in your city

Fuel prices across India were hiked once again on Tuesday, after remaining stable the previous day.

Petrol and diesel prices at fresh highs after another hike

09 Feb 2021

Petrol and diesel prices at fresh highs after another hike

Petrol and diesel prices on Tuesday climbed to fresh highs in the country as rates were hiked after a three-day hiatus.

Government to use 'leftover cooking oil' to reduce energy imports

11 Aug 2019

Government to use 'leftover cooking oil' to reduce energy imports

In a bid to achieve PM Narendra Modi's goal of reducing India's dependence on energy imports and encourage the biofuel sector, the Center has come up with a new plan.

Robert Vadra confirms he will enter politics, but conditions applied

10 Mar 2019

Robert Vadra confirms he will enter politics, but conditions applied

Businessman Robert Vadra, who is married to Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi, wrote a Facebook post on Sunday to confirm he is thinking about joining politics.

Is Robert Vadra joining politics? His Facebook post gives clue

24 Feb 2019

Is Robert Vadra joining politics? His Facebook post gives clue

A month after Priyanka Gandhi joined active politics and was appointed Congress' in-charge of Uttar Pradesh East, it appears that her husband, Robert Vadra, is also eyeing an entry into politics.

Robert Vadra questioned for 'links' to arms dealer, London properties

07 Feb 2019

Robert Vadra questioned for 'links' to arms dealer, London properties

On Wednesday, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned businessman Robert Vadra for over five hours in connection with an alleged money laundering case related to properties in the UK.

Respite for common-man: Petrol, diesel price cut by Rs. 2.5/liter

04 Oct 2018

Respite for common-man: Petrol, diesel price cut by Rs. 2.5/liter

Giving a major relief to common man, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley cut the price of petrol and diesel by Rs. 2.50 per liter.

Price of ethanol blended petrol should be reduced: WB Minister

15 Sep 2018

Price of ethanol blended petrol should be reduced: WB Minister

West Bengal Consumer Affairs Minister Sadhan Pande today said the price of petrol blended with ethanol should be reduced and consumers must be informed that they are buying blended fuel.

Center, industry want petroleum products under GST: Oil Minister Pradhan

01 Aug 2018

Center, industry want petroleum products under GST: Oil Minister Pradhan

The Center and the petroleum industry favor inclusion of petroleum products in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) but the GST Council will take a final call on it, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.

Mumbai: Over 6,000 people participated in Saksham Cyclothon

25 Feb 2018

Mumbai: Over 6,000 people participated in Saksham Cyclothon

Over 6,000 people took part in the Saksham Cyclothon Mumbai held on Sunday. Krisha Nayakodi and T Manorama Devi won the men's and women's elite category.

BS-VI fuel to retail in Delhi by April: Centre

22 Feb 2018

BS-VI fuel to retail in Delhi by April: Centre

The Central government on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that the supply of Bharat Stage VI auto fuels to retail outlets in Delhi will be made available from April 1.

PM Modi discusses India's energy sector with top oil CEOs

09 Oct 2017

PM Modi discusses India's energy sector with top oil CEOs

PM Narendra Modi along with Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan interacted with top oil and gas CEOs from around the world today.

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan proposes bringing petroleum products under GST

17 Sep 2017

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan proposes bringing petroleum products under GST

Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has requested Finance Ministry to include petroleum products under GST ambit.

Aadhaar will now be mandatory to register deaths

04 Aug 2017

Aadhaar will now be mandatory to register deaths

Expanding the scope of Aadhaar even more, the government has now made Aadhaar mandatory for registration of deaths starting October 1, 2017.

Iraq surpasses Saudi to top Indian oil supplies

18 May 2017

Iraq surpasses Saudi to top Indian oil supplies

Iraq has surpassed Saudi Arabia, to become the top supplier of Oil to India, according to Reuters.

Free LPG Connections: Centre to expand network with Rs. 30,000cr

07 May 2017

Free LPG Connections: Centre to expand network with Rs. 30,000cr

The Centre is entailing a Rs. 30,000cr-investment for expanding LPG production and distribution network in the next three years.

Petroleum Ministry considering home-delivery of fuel

21 Apr 2017

Petroleum Ministry considering home-delivery of fuel

Taking to Twitter, the Ministry of Petroleum stated that the government is considering a plan for the home delivery of petroleum products if consumers make a pre-booking.

Aadhaar to be linked to mobile numbers, Driving licenses

26 Mar 2017

Aadhaar to be linked to mobile numbers, Driving licenses

In an attempt to implement a fool-proof identity verification system, telcos have been asked to link mobile numbers to their owners' Aadhaar numbers.

Aadhaar mandated to apply for PAN card, filing I-T returns

22 Mar 2017

Aadhaar mandated to apply for PAN card, filing I-T returns

The government has made it mandatory to have an Aadhaar number for individuals applying for PAN Cards or filing I-T returns.

No Aadhaar, no gas for BPL households

08 Mar 2017

No Aadhaar, no gas for BPL households

The government has made it mandatory for below-poverty-line (BPL) households to produce an Aadhaar card to avail of free cooking gas under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.

Centre: Aadhaar card not mandatory for Mid Day Meal

08 Mar 2017

Centre: Aadhaar card not mandatory for Mid Day Meal

The Centre clarified that no person will be deprived of benefits and subsidy schemes due to the lack of an Aadhaar card.

Students now have to furnish Aadhaar details for govt scholarships

18 Feb 2017

Students now have to furnish Aadhaar details for govt scholarships

Students outside of J&K wishing to apply for the Central Sector Scholarship Scheme will have to mandatorily provide their Aadhaar details.

Aadhaar mandatory to avail EPFO benefits

07 Jan 2017

Aadhaar mandatory to avail EPFO benefits

Retirement fund body EPFO said in order for the 50 lakh pensioners and around 4 crore subscribers to avail benefits of its social security schemes, providing their Aadhaar card would be mandatory.

Oil India sets up Rs.50 crore start-up fund

08 Nov 2016

Oil India sets up Rs.50 crore start-up fund

Assam-based Oil India Limited announced that the company set up the Oil India start-up fund of Rs.50 crore to boost new entrepreneurs and ideas for India's oil sector.

Cabinet approves sale of PSUs

29 Oct 2016

Cabinet approves sale of PSUs

Recommended by the Indian government's think tank NITI Aayog, the Centre has authorized the strategic sales of stakes in PSUs.

Centre may clear stakes in 20 PSUs

19 Oct 2016

Centre may clear stakes in 20 PSUs

On Wednesday, the cabinet will expectantly move forward with their plan to cut majority stakes in 20 Public Sector Undertakings.

Centre approves 1st strategic PSU sale in 12 years

29 Sep 2016

Centre approves 1st strategic PSU sale in 12 years

The centre approved a strategic sale of Bharat Pumps and Compressors Limited, 12 years after it sold Jessop & Co through the same route.

Centre to shut down 15 sick PSUs

27 Sep 2016

Centre to shut down 15 sick PSUs

Nearly 15 loss-making government companies are set to see closure, after the government gave the go-ahead for shutting them down.

Seven Oil PSUs co-create start-up fund

14 Sep 2016

Seven Oil PSUs co-create start-up fund

Seven Oil Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) including Indian Oil, Gail India, Bharat Petroleum and others have come together to establish a start-up fund of Rs.100 crore.