New Delhi: Cooking gas prices will go up by Rs 27.50 per cylinder, instead of the Rs 40 hike proposed in the Delhi budget. Bowing to popular sentiment, the city government went into rollback mode on Monday, waiving the 5% value added tax on LPG. Also exempted from VAT were CNG, tea, coffee and some other items, whose prices will now remain unchanged.


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New Delhi: Consumers will have to fork out up to 40 paise a litre more for motor fuels in 13 cities that will upgrade to Euro-IV quality. Petroleum secretary S Sundareshan on Monday confirmed that the government was considering a differential pricing for Euro-IV petrol and diesel but declined to say by how much the prices would be higher from Euro-III fuels being sold now.

New Delhi: In line with its commitment to minimize greenhouse gases, discom NDPL has prepared an ambitious plan to tap renewable sources of energy. Apart from its several solar projects that already exist, the discom is working on various other plans with an aim to generate up to 1500kW power from solar energy before the Commonwealth Games.

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New Delhi: In a judgment that could make power tariff more consumer friendly, the Supreme Court has green lighted the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission's authority to cap profit margin on trading of electricity.

Isolated over the civil nuclear liability bill, the government was forced to back off in the Lok Sabha on Monday when it decided to defer introducing the legislation in the face of spirited opposition from the Left and BJP, who were prepared to call a division on the legislation.

New Delhi: A crucial bill that provides for compensation in case of a nuclear accident is slated to be introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday, a move that is expected to give more fodder to the Opposition to attack the government.

NEW DELHI: The much-debated nuclear liability bill, critical to participation of US firms in atomic commerce with India, seems headed for the standing committee on energy with contradictions emerging over liabilities that will be incurred by state operators and foreign firms in case of a mishap.