OMCs can hike diesel prices periodically

: The cap on supply of subsidised LPG cylinders has been raised to nine from six a year a household.

The Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) did not decide on the Petroleum Ministry’s proposal to hike the LPG cylinder prices by around Rs. 50 immediately and then in a phased manner over the next two years to wipe out the nearly Rs. 500 a cylinder subsidy.

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