Finance Minister Arun Jaitley remained non-committal on cutting excise duty to cushion spiralling petrol and diesel prices, which touched an all-time high, saying international oil prices are volatile and have not shown any linear movement.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the second phase of the FAME India scheme here on September 7 at India’s First Global Mobility Summit ‘MOVE’, Union Minister Anant Geete said Wednesday.
India’s growth rate is expected to moderate this fiscal despite a strong start in the April-June quarter largely owing to tighter financial conditions, limited fiscal headroom and upcoming elections, says a DBS report.
ONGC-owned state-run oil marketer Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL) will award the licensor agreements this week to 10 of the 12 vendors it needs for the upcoming Rs 43,130-crore project Barmer refinery in Rajasthan.
Solar installations in India plunged 52 per cent to 1,599 MW during the second quarter of 2018, mainly due to uncertainties around trade cases and module price fluctuations, says a report.
A high-level European Union delegation will be here next week to explore collaboration with India in green businesses and promote circular economy which aims to limit wastage of natural resources.
CNG price was on Saturday hiked by 63 paise per kg and piped cooking gas rates by Rs 1.11 in the national capital following a record fall in the Indian rupee against the US dollar, Indraprastha Gas Ltd said.
A Delhi discom has inducted a fleet of eight e-scooters while another one is in the process of having 11 electric cars as part of a green initiative, the BSES today said.
Domestic cooking gas (LPG) price was today hiked by Rs 1.49 per cylinder while diesel rates crossed Rs 70 a litre mark for the first time ever on drop in rupee value.
The Congress today accused the BJP government of selling petrol and diesel to other nations at far cheaper rates than to Indian citizens and alleged the people