Friday, 20 May, 2022

Topic: LPG

Why the kitchen’s become an ‘undisputed place of worship’ & common man suffers ‘price rise’ burn

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LPG rates up by Rs 15 per cylinder as international oil prices surge

Rates of both subsidised and non-subsidised LPG prices were hiked, oil company officials said. Cooking gas will now cost Rs 899.50 per cylinder in the national capital.

Modi’s ‘Give it up’ plan inspires Karnataka, state asks rich farmers to give up free power

While the scheme has been described as voluntary, farmers are wary of it becoming mandatory in the future. Opposition has described the move as ‘insidious’ and ‘ill-timed’.

Our oil sector is dominated by financially strong PSUs. Monetisation may not benefit it

Oil PSUs are not really dependent on the proceeds from asset monetisation for raising resources for the new infrastructure projects planned by them.

LPG price hiked by Rs 25/cylinder, Congress says move ‘anti-women, anti-people’

A subsidised LPG will now cost Rs 859 per cylinder in Delhi. The price of domestic cooking gas has more than doubled in last seven years. Rates were last hiked by Rs 25.50 on 1 July.

Fights at water taps, no LPG, no net – My grandparents’ village inspires me to go on

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Modi’s LPG reform was different. It helped the poor immediately, no trickle-down timeline

As we celebrate India’s 1991 economic reforms, it is also important to know the success stories of recent campaigns. None stand out like LPG.

12% slum households in India still without LPG connection. Five ways to improve access

In a rapidly urbanising India, the exclusion of urban poor from energy access will have severe long-term implications on their health and economic development.

45% urban slum households still use traditional fuels like wood, charcoal over LPG: Study

New Delhi: Five years after the Narendra Modi government launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) to reduce dependency of households on polluting low-cost...

Deadly smoke set to return to kitchens as Modi govt cuts LPG subsidies

Air pollution inside houses, primarily due to burning solid fuels, contributed to more than 1 million deaths in 2010, making it the second-biggest health risk factor in India.

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.