NEW DELHI, Aug 25 – The Power Ministers of the North Eastern States have called for roll back of the hike in prices of natural gas in the region to stabilise the pricing of the power.
Faced with the prospect of witnessing all its gas power plants turning into economically unviable venture, the delegation of the Power Ministers under the aegis

Ajay Modi & Jyoti Mukul / New Delhi August 9, 2010, 0:40 IST

Gireesh Chandra Prasad

New Delhi: Ruling out any rollback in cooking gas and kerosene prices, petroleum minister Murli Deora on Tuesday said that the increase was

The Rajasthan Government is unlikely to act on the suggestion of Union Petroleum Minister Murli Deora on altering its sales tax structure on petrol and diesel to make them cheaper in the State.

Sanjay Jog / Mumbai June 29, 2010, 1:11 IST

Sandeep Joshi

NEW DELHI: Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas Murli Deora on Thursday approved a proposal to select distributors for LPG in the country through a draw of lots, making the entire process more transparent.

The new pattern of selection was successfully introduced under Rajiv Gandhi Gramin LPG Vitrak (RGGLV) scheme.

At its next meeting, the Empowered Group of Ministers plans to raise the price of petrol by Rs 3 a litre despite the position taken by UPA partners Trinamool Congress, DMK and NCP. But the panel will seek their consensus on raising the price of diesel by Re 1 a litre.

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi expressed his dismay at the oil giant ONGC

EGoM To Take Call On Monday

PETROL and diesel prices could rise by up to Rs 3 a litre next week as per a key proposal favouring free auto-fuel rates that awaits the approval of a panel of ministers meeting on Monday.