Articles about Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

01 Nov 2022

LPG Cylinder
Commercial LPG cylinder price reduced by Rs. 115.5 in Delhi

The price of commercial liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders has been reduced by Rs. 115.5 in Delhi on Tuesday, bringing the cost of the 19kg cylinder down from Rs. 1,859.5 to Rs. 1,744.

01 Oct 2022

LPG Cylinder
Commercial LPG cylinder prices slashed by Rs. 25.50; details here

The government released revised rates of the 19-kilogram commercial LPG cylinders in Delhi by slashing Rs. 25.50 on Saturday, reported ANI.

06 Apr 2022

Petrol Diesel Prices
Petrol, diesel prices hiked again; CNG gets costlier in Delhi

Fuel prices were raised again by 80 paise/liter on Wednesday, the 14th such increase in 16 days.

28 Mar 2022

Not considering buying Russian oil in rupees, minister informs Parliament

India is not considering purchasing oil from Russia or any other country using Indian rupees at present, following Western sanctions imposed on Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, Rameshwar Teli, the junior oil minister, told Parliament on Monday.

11 Oct 2021

Narendra Modi
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.

16 Aug 2021

Nirmala Sitharaman
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.

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.

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.

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.

10 Mar 2019

Uttar Pradesh
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.

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.

07 Feb 2019

Robert Vadra
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.

04 Oct 2018

Madhya Pradesh
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.

15 Sep 2018

West Bengal
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.

01 Aug 2018

Petrol Diesel Prices
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.

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.

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.

09 Oct 2017

Narendra Modi
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

29 Oct 2016

NITI Aayog
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.

19 Oct 2016

NITI Aayog
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.

29 Sep 2016

NITI Aayog
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.

27 Sep 2016

NITI Aayog
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.

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.