LPG subsidy

Three years on, not many willing to give up LPG subsidy

According to RTI data, of the total 27.98 crore consumers in India, only 1.03 crore have opted out; percentage low in TN too 

published on : 29th July 2019

Subsidised LPG price hiked by Rs 2.08 per cylinder; non-subsidised rate raised by Rs 42.50

The rise has been necessitated due to tax impact on the increased market rate of the fuel, IOC said in a statement.

published on : 28th February 2019

LPG price reduced: Subsidised cylinder rate down by Rs 1.46, non-subsidised by Rs 30

Following a third straight monthly reduction in LPG rate, a 14.2-kg subsidised LPG cylinder will now cost Rs 493.53.

published on : 31st January 2019

Airtel Payments Bank MD and CEO Shashi Arora quits after firm's Aadhaar e-KYC misuse

Airtel Payments Bank Managing Director and CEO Shashi Arora has resigned in the wake of the firm's eKYC licence suspension by Aadhaar-issuing body UIDAI.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Airtel deposits 'interim penalty' of Rs 2.5 crore with UIDAI for opening payments bank account without subscribers' consent

The company is learnt to have given the assurance that it will return Rs 190 crore that had flown into the 'unsolicited' payments bank accounts of 31 lakh mobile subscribers over the next 24 hours.

published on : 19th December 2017

Airtel to NPCI: Will return Rs 190 crore LPG subsidy to original bank accounts of customers

Airtel allegedly opened accounts of its mobile phone subscribers without seeking their "informed consent", and LPG subsidy worth crores was being deposited to these accounts.

published on : 18th December 2017

Without user consent, LPG subsidy of Rs 168 crore sent to Airtel payments bank accounts

The official said that as of end of November, a total of Rs 167.77 crore of subsidy was transferred to accounts in Airtel Payment Bank.

published on : 18th December 2017