Three held for multi crore agro-equipment subsidy scam in Odisha

The three persons managed the government subsidies, meant for farmers, by uploading fake documents and information on the portal. They, further, collected cheques in advance, from the beneficiaries before the subsidy amounts were credited in the bank accounts.

Despite subsidy, LPG cost rose 2.5 times in 8 years

According to Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL), the subsidized LPG cylinder price in March 2014 was Rs 410. After the latest increase, the price of 14.2 kg domestic LPG cylinder has increased by Rs 50 while single domestic LPG cylinder will cost Rs 1053 in Delhi.