Bala Showry said that the Centre should provide necessary assistance for improving major infrastructure such as roads, drainage, drinking water and drainage works.
Oil Minister Puri said fuel retailers have knocked on the doors of the government seeking 'relief' but hastened to add that pricing is their decision.
The Centre has decided to set up a sub-committee under the Central Advisory Council (CAC) to look into grievances and issues concerning the stakeholders, including homebuyers.
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said the BJP did not want the complete disappearance of the Congress as there is need for an opposition.
Petrol prices in India have gone up by merely 5% as against over 50% in some of the developed countries, said the petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday in Lok Sabha.
Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, he noted that these houses should be made available to the central government for a new scheme - Affordable Rental Housing Complexes.
He also stated that even now the total amount of crude oil supply contracted will be three days supply from Russia to India and that also spreads over next three to four months.
Released last week, the film stars Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty and Pallavi Joshi. More BJP-ruled states on Tuesday made "The Kashmir Files" tax-free, with Uttar Pradesh doing the same.
The minister while replying to a question in Rajya Sabha said the states, which earn high revenue from sale of petroleum products are reluctant to do so.
It will also evaluate the Russian offer to sell crude oil at discounted prices after considering aspects such as insurance and freight required to move the fuel from the non-traditional supplier.
India relies on overseas purchases to meet about 85 per cent of its oil requirement, making it one of the most vulnerable in Asia to higher oil prices.
Oil Marketing Companies in India haven't revised the fuel prices for more than three months, despite surging crude prices globally.
He said that well-coordinated measures were taken to ensure safe return of the Indian citizens and they encountered 'unique' situations, which were handled efficiently because of quick communication.
He said people should take note of other conditions such as the Ukraine-Russia crisis to understand why the rates were hiked globally.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday discussed with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskyy ways to start the stalled evacuation of Indian students.