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Liquefied petroleum gas, also known as LPG, is a flammable mixture of hydrocarbon gases such as propane and butane. It is used as fuel gas in heating appliances, cooking equipment, and vehicles. Currently, the price of commercial cooking gas price as of December 1 was increased by Rs 100 with immediate effect, taking the cost of a 19 kg commercial liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder to Rs 2,101 in Delhi. However, the price of domestic cylinders remains unchanged. The cylinders were earlier priced at Rs 2,000.50 each in the national capital. In Mumbai, a commercial LPG cylinder costs Rs 2,051 while in Kolkata, it will cost Rs 2,174.50. In Chennai, a 19 kg cylinder will be available for Rs 2,234.50. The rates for domestic cylinders were hiked by Rs 15 each on October 6, taking the total increase in rates since July to Rs 90 per 14.2-kg cylinder. Currently, the domestic cooking gas costs Rs 899.50 per cylinder in Delhi and Mumbai, and Rs 926 in Kolkata. This is the rate for domestic households that are entitled to 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each at subsidised rates, poor households that received free connections under the Ujjwala scheme, and industrial users. More

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  • Why this MP bit into raw brinjal mid-speech in Parliament | Watch Aug 02, 2022 03:27 PM IST

    Why this MP bit into raw brinjal mid-speech in Parliament | Watch

    Trinamool Congress (TMC) member Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar took a bite out of a raw brinjal in the Lok Sabha to make a point about high LPG cost.

  • Congress leaders protest against rising prices of commodities, LPG price hike Jul 19, 2022 12:06 PM IST

    Congress leaders protest against rising prices of commodities, LPG price hike

    Besides Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, some opposition MPs including Supriya Sule of the NCP, Ram Gopal Yadav of the Samajwadi party and Priyanka Chaturvedi of the Shiv Sena were present during the protest which was held in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Parliament complex.

  • Is this the cost of toppling Maharashtra govt: Congress on LPG hike Jul 06, 2022 01:13 PM IST

    Is this the cost of toppling Maharashtra govt: Congress on LPG hike

    The price of domestic liquid petroleum gas cylinders on Wednesday was hiked by Rs 50 per cylinder, the third increase in rates since May.

  • LPG prices for 14.2 kg cylinder gassed up by Rs 50 Jul 06, 2022 08:57 AM IST

    LPG prices for 14.2 kg cylinder gassed up by Rs 50

    Also, 5 kg domestic cylinder prices were increased by Rs 18. However, 19 kg commercial cylinder prices were cut by Rs 8.50.

  • As cylinders get dearer, Twitter users express frustration with memes May 07, 2022 11:54 AM IST

    As cylinders get dearer, Twitter users express frustration with memes

    Cylinder prices have been increased by Rs 50, which means a 14.2-kg non-subsidised LPG cylinder will now cost Rs 1,000.

  • As commercial LPG cylinder prices go up by Rs 102, Twitter says 'enough is enough' May 01, 2022 01:20 PM IST

    As commercial LPG cylinder prices go up by Rs 102, Twitter says 'enough is enough'

    LPG cylinder price hike: Twitter users pointed out that although the price for 14.2kg domestic LPG cylinders remained unchanged on May 1, the price hike in commercial cylinders may lead to the former being sold on the black market.

  • Essential commodity prices on the rise; lemon hits Rs 200 ker kg Apr 02, 2022 02:53 PM IST

    Essential commodity prices on the rise; lemon hits Rs 200 ker kg

    Transportation costs have gone higher de to fuel prices going up, and this is resulting in prices of essential items going up. Also, the prices of vegetables have increased with the arrival of summer. And now with temperatures rising, lemon gets added to the list.

  • Akhilesh Yadav slams BJP over LPG price hike, terms it 'gift of inflation' Mar 22, 2022 11:40 AM IST

    Akhilesh Yadav slams BJP over LPG price hike, terms it 'gift of inflation'

    Petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 80 paise a litre while domestic cooking gas prices were increased by Rs 50 per cylinder, ending an over four-and-a-half month election-related hiatus in rate revision.

  • GAIL India: Well placed to benefit from multiple tailwinds Jan 05, 2022 10:15 AM IST

    GAIL India: Well placed to benefit from multiple tailwinds

    GAIL, by controlling India's largest gas transmission network, is present across the value chain and will play an even bigger role in coming years

  • ATF price hiked by 2.75%, LPG cut by Rs 102.5 Jan 02, 2022 03:15 PM IST

    ATF price hiked by 2.75%, LPG cut by Rs 102.5

    The increase in rates comes on back of two rounds of price cuts seen in December that reflected a drop in international oil prices during the second half of November and mid-December.

  • LPG Price Hike! Commercial cooking gas cylinder gets costlier by Rs 100 Dec 01, 2021 12:53 PM IST

    LPG Price Hike! Commercial cooking gas cylinder gets costlier by Rs 100

    In Mumbai, a commercial LPG cylinder will now cost Rs 2,051. In Kolkata, it will be priced at Rs 2,174.50 per cylinder, and in Chennai at Rs 2,234.50.

  • Maneka Gandhi urges govt to bring down LPG cylinder prices too Nov 06, 2021 07:24 PM IST

    Maneka Gandhi urges govt to bring down LPG cylinder prices too

    Maneka Gandhi made the request to the Union government while touring her parliamentary constituency on a four-day visit.

  • Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over LPG price hike, says people forced to use 'chulhas' Nov 06, 2021 01:06 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over LPG price hike, says people forced to use 'chulhas'

    The development vehicle of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in the "reverse gear", Rahul Gandhi said.

  • LPG Price Hike: Cooking gas gets costlier by Rs 15 a cylinder Oct 06, 2021 12:25 PM IST

    LPG Price Hike: Cooking gas gets costlier by Rs 15 a cylinder

    The revised prices of cooking gas LPG are effective from October 6

  • BPCL creates separate platform for LPG subsidy: Report Sep 07, 2021 10:19 AM IST

    BPCL creates separate platform for LPG subsidy: Report

    The acquired government’s stake in BPCL will run a direct benefit scheme namely Pratyaksha Hastaantarit Laabh (PAHAL) and provide government’s subsidy in beneficiaries’ bank accounts. For this purpose, a separate platform has been developed by the company.

  • In charts| Average price of LPG highest in five years Sep 03, 2021 12:44 PM IST

    In charts| Average price of LPG highest in five years

    In 2021, LPG prices in India have climbed 49 percent, which is less than the 62 percent gain in international benchmark prices. Prices in Delhi are lower than in neighbouring Nepal and Pakistan but higher than Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

  • Rahul Gandhi slams govt over rise in prices of LPG Sep 01, 2021 12:23 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi slams govt over rise in prices of LPG

    The Congress party has been attacking the government over the rise in petrol, diesel and LPG prices and has been demanding reduction in them by removing some of the taxes imposed by the central government.

  • LPG Price Hike! Cooking gas gets costlier by Rs 25 per cylinder – check rate in your city Aug 18, 2021 12:34 PM IST

    LPG Price Hike! Cooking gas gets costlier by Rs 25 per cylinder – check rate in your city

    With the latest price hike, the price of a non-subsidized 14.2 kg liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder will now cost Rs 859.50 in Delhi.

  • LPG Price Hike | Cooking gas gets costlier from today; here are the new prices Jul 01, 2021 12:20 PM IST

    LPG Price Hike | Cooking gas gets costlier from today; here are the new prices

    The new LPG cylinder prices will be effective from July 1. The price of a 19 kg cylinder has been increased by Rs 76 and will now cost Rs 1,550 in Delhi.

  • After 500 deaths, LPG distributors ring alarm bells of a possible supply disruption during COVID May 24, 2021 04:30 PM IST

    After 500 deaths, LPG distributors ring alarm bells of a possible supply disruption during COVID

    Delivery boys visit 65-75 lakh houses, accessing more than three crore people daily, which makes them vulnerable to infection; Federation asks for immediate vaccination

  • Petrol, diesel consumption rises in March; ATF, LPG sales remain muted Apr 01, 2021 06:05 PM IST

    Petrol, diesel consumption rises in March; ATF, LPG sales remain muted

    On April 1, petrol rates were seen at Rs. 90.56 a litre and diesel at Rs 80.87 a litre in the National Capital Region.

  • LPG price to see a drop of Rs 10 per cylinder from April 1 Mar 31, 2021 07:15 PM IST

    LPG price to see a drop of Rs 10 per cylinder from April 1

  • LPG price double in 7 years; tax collection on petrol, diesel jumps 459%: Dharmendra Pradhan Mar 08, 2021 08:19 PM IST

    LPG price double in 7 years; tax collection on petrol, diesel jumps 459%: Dharmendra Pradhan

    Dharmendra Pradhan said the price of domestic subsidised LPG has been raised during the last few months. It cost Rs 594 per cylinder in December 2020 and now is priced at Rs 819.

  • Is there grand design behind free run to fuel prices in India Mar 07, 2021 10:17 AM IST

    Is there grand design behind free run to fuel prices in India

    In most of the changes in the auto industry India has merely aped the West. This time however, with the runaway prices of fuel in the country bucking the trend of falling prices elsewhere, India has to have its own agenda of change

  • CERA Week: PM Modi calls for behavioural change, circular economy to tackle climate change Mar 05, 2021 08:41 PM IST

    CERA Week: PM Modi calls for behavioural change, circular economy to tackle climate change

    Talking about India's plan to come out with metro networks in 27 cities, the PM said that for large scale behavioural change 'large private participation' is required.

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