Petroleum Ministry leaked docs: Reliance Industries man among five arrested

Petroleum Ministry leaked docs: Reliance Industries man among five arrested

New Delhi: In a possible case of corporate espionage, the Delhi Police have detained twopetroleum ministry employees and three others for allegedly leaking confidential government documents. As per reports, the Delhi Police carried out raids at Shastri Bhavan and nabbed the two – one a peon and the other is a clerk. However, they are […]

Govt slaps $579 mn additional penalty on RIL

New Delhi: The government has slapped an additional penalty of USD 579 million on Reliance Industries for producing less than targeted natural gas from its KG-D6 block, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.With this, the total penalty on RIL for missing the target in four fiscal years beginning April 1, 2010 now stands at […]

Petrol price hiked by Rs 1.69/litre, diesel by 0.50 paise

New Delhi: Petrol price was on Monday hiked by a steep Rs 1.69 per litre and diesel by 50 paise a litre as the crisis in Iraq spooked international oil and currency markets. The hike, effective midnight tonight, excludes local sales tax or VAT and the actual increase will be higher, varying from city to […]

GAIL pipeline blast kills 14; ONGC shuts wells in East Godavari.

Hyderabad: At least 14 people were burnt to death and about 30 others injured in a huge blast and fire that took place at a gas pipeline belonging to the Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) in East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh, on Friday morning. According to Andhra Pradesh Police, lighting of a stove by a […]

LPG likely to be costlier by Rs 5 and Kerosene by Re 1.

New Delhi: The government may hike LPG prices by Rs 5 and kerosene by Re 1 due to spurt in crude oil price in international market. Crude oil prices have shot up to a nine-month high of over USD 115 per barrel. Since India imports 79 percent its oil and subsidies fuel, higher oil prices are […]

Kejriwal govt targets Moily, Deora, Mukesh Ambani over gas pricing, FIR lodged

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced that FIRs are being filed against Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily, former minister Murli Deora, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and others over the issue of pricing of gas from KG Basin. Addressing a press conference, Kejriwal said four people had complained to the Delhi government […]

LPG cap hiked from 9 to 12; Aadhar-linked subsidy scheme suspended.

New Delhi: In a setback to a UPA project touted as a ‘game-changer’, government on Thursday suspended the ambitious scheme to pay LPG subsidy in cash to consumers directly but raised the quota of subsidised cooking gas to 12 cylinders per household in a year. Announcing the decision taken by the Cabinet Committee on Political […]

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