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PM's home state Gujarat cuts down on VAT on fuel by 4 per cent

The decision was announced by CM Vijay Rupani. The price of petrol will be down by Rs 2.93, and that of diesel by Rs 2.72.

10 Oct 2017 12:18 PM

Naveen Patnaik says big parties working for own interest

The BJP has set “Mission 120-plus” under which it aims to win at least 120 Assembly seats in 2019 polls.

09 Oct 2017 2:09 AM

Reduce VAT on fuel by 5 per cent: Centre urges states

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley will be writing to all state chief ministers urging them to cut VAT on petrol an diesel.

05 Oct 2017 3:25 AM

Saffron surge worries Naveen Patnaik in Odisha

BJD has started feeling Opposition heat after 17 years of trouble-free governance.

02 Oct 2017 3:30 AM

Fuel prices will come down in next few days: Oil min Dharmendra Pradhan

Pradhan also expressed hope that petroleum products will soon be brought under the ambit of GST.

23 Sep 2017 6:35 PM


Need tax uniformity on petroleum products, says Pradhan

Ministry of Finance to bring petroleum products under the ambit of GST in the interest of consumers.

17 Sep 2017 12:59 PM

Those seeking jobs should find 'decent jobs', says Dharmendra Pradhan

The minister said challenges of industrial revolution 4.0 and automation have to be accepted by the country.

15 Sep 2017 3:31 PM

Dharmendra Pradhan draws flak for defending price

In 68 countries including Japan, Switzerland, Singapore, UK, Germany and France, price of petrol is much higher than in India, tweeted the minister.

15 Sep 2017 4:29 AM

Fuel prices will stay high, government won’t step in

Pradhan said it wasn’t in the public interest for the government to intervene in the day-to-day business of the oil marketing companies.

14 Sep 2017 2:12 AM

War of words between BJP & BJD intensifies

The Odisha chief minister who landed in the state in 1997 after the regional BJD was formed in 1997 cannot speak Odia.

11 Sep 2017 1:06 AM


No cut in petrol price

Cites rise in global oil price as the prime reason behind rise in prices.

05 Sep 2017 2:34 AM

Daily revision of petrol prices to continue despite hike in charges

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said daily revision of fuel prices is in the best interest of the consumers.

04 Sep 2017 1:31 PM

Centre refuses to cut tax to avoid petrol price hike

Despite petrol price getting costlier by Rs 6 in a month, oil minister refused to slash higher taxes.

31 Aug 2017 4:37 AM

ONGC board approves HPCL takeover

HPCL will add 23.8 million tonnes of annual oil refining capacity to ONGC's portfolio.

22 Aug 2017 10:19 AM

IOC, Odisha strike deal on tax incentives for Paradip refinery

VAT collected and not paid in 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017 -18 will be deposited by IOC immediately.

19 Aug 2017 4:26 PM


Subsidy on LPG for poor to stay: Dharmendra Pradhan

The capacity of LPG supply is expected to double and cover most households.

07 Aug 2017 7:37 PM

Lok Sabha nod to set up of institute on petroleum

The minister added that the government is committed to provide affordable energy to the people of the country.

05 Aug 2017 2:52 AM

Govt orders LPG prices to be hiked by Rs 4 per month

There are as many as 18.11 crore customers of subsidised LPG in the country.

31 Jul 2017 4:15 PM

Jaitley to head panel on HPCL stake sale to ONGC

This will give ONGC an enhanced capacity to bear higher risks, take higher investment decisions.

24 Jul 2017 3:13 PM

CCEA approves govt stake sale of HPCL to ONGC: Pradhan

This will give ONGC an enhanced capacity to bear higher risks, take higher investment.

24 Jul 2017 12:48 PM