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Will contest 2019 elections from Odisha: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister and BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan, who has been the poster boy of the saffron party in the State, today revealed that he will contest the ensuing 2019 general elections from Odisha. Talking to media persons on the sidelines of the Odisha Literary Festival in Bhubaneswar, Pradhan said, “Definitely I will contest from […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BSF’s ‘Half Marathon’ is a unique initiative to pay homage to martyrs: Dharmendra

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan here on Sunday said that the ‘Run for Martyrs’ half marathon organised by the Border Security Force (BSF) is a unique way to pay rich tribute to the martyrs. Pradhan flagged off the half marathon at the Kalinga Stadium in the Capital city today morning. While talking to media, the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
After Pradhan’s comments, Puri becomes epicentre of BJP-BJD face-off

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s comments of a ‘Nabakalebar’ (complete change) of the Odisha government from Puri sparked off a war of words between BJD and BJP with the stronghold constituency of the regional party being at its epicentre. Saying that may Lord Jagannath take care of a wayward BJP,  BJD spokesperson Arun Sahoo said […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Piped Natural Gas project launched in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today launched the Piped Natural Gas (PNG) supply project under Centre’s flagship ‘Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga’ (PMUG) scheme in Odisha today. With this, the Gas (India) Limited (GAIL) started supply of environment-friendly PNG to 255 houses in Nalco Nagar located at Chandrasekharpur area in state capital […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Piped gas distribution scheme from Oct 20 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Piped gas distribution will be launched by Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on October 20, said Ashutosh Karnatak Director (projects) of GAIL on Wednesday. In the first phase, piped gas will be provided to 255 families in Nalco Nagar in Bhubaneswar under the Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga Yojana. Later the piped gas facility will […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Naveen turns 72; Modi prays for his long life

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik turned 72 years on Monday. The BJD president who always keeps his birthday celebration a low-key affair celebrated the day in a different manner. The celebration was marked with cake in presence of several party leaders, ministers and well wishers who thronged his residence (Naveen Niwas) in the morning with […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJD MP Pinaki Mishra showers praises on Dharmendra

Bhubaneswar: BJD MP from Puri Pinaki Mishra today praised Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at a programme marking Micro Unit Development and Refinance Agency (Mudra) promotion in the State. “Dharmendra Babu’s worst critics will also concede one fact that he is exceptionally hard-working and very very competent. I don’t believe in last 40 years there has […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Gang rape of minor: CM asks DGP to take immediate action

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced free treatment for the minor girl, who was allegedly gang raped by four jawans engaged in anti-Maoist operations in Koraput district. Patnaik expressed deep shock over the incident and termed it as ‘inhumane’. He also informed that the DGP has been instructed to nab the accused at […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJD-led govt has failed to provide basic amenities: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has failed to provide basic amenities to the people of Odisha in its 17 years’ rule, said Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today in reply to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s allegations of neglect towards the State by the centre. “Was inclusion of 86 lakh families under National Food Security Act (NFSA) […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
No VAT reduction on petrol, diesel: Odisha Finance Minister

Bhubaneswar: Rejecting Centre’s plea, Odisha Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera today said that Odisha Government will not reduce VAT on petrol and diesel. After cutting the excise duty by Rs 2 per litre on petrol & diesel, the Centre had urged all the States to cut sales tax or VAT by 5 per cent to […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Rajdhani Express via Sambalpur to commence soon: Piyush Goyal

Bhubaneswar: The long standing demand of Odisha is going to be fulfilled shortly as Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express via Sambalpur is all set to commence soon. Railway Minsiter Piyush Goyal in a letter to Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan confirmed that a new Rajdhani Express (Train No.22811/22812) via Sambalpur once a week will start running shortly. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Dharmendra tags Naveen as arrogant; Dama counters him

Bhubaneswar: Hitting out at CM Naveen Patnaik for his false propaganda jibe against Opposition parties, Union Minister and senior BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan today came down heavily tagging him as an ‘arrogant leader’. “It’s quite natural that a person becomes arrogant after remaining in power for a long time. It is not an exception in […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
CM Naveen condoles death of people in Mumbai stampede

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today condoled the death of 22 people in a stampede in Mumbai and called for immediate correction of basic safety and infrastructure of railways. “Shocked by the tragedy at #Eliphinstone. My prayers & deepest condolence. Must correct basic safety & infrastructure issues in Rly,” Patnaik wrote on Twitter. Shocked […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Councillor’s murder: Conspirator has links with Dharmendra Pradhan, alleges BJD

Bhubaneswar: BJD today alleged that the main conspirator behind Chhatrapur Councillor Laxmidutta Pradhan’s murder, Krushna Nayak has allegedly links with Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. However, BJP has refuted the allegations and accused that the murder was rather hatched by the Chhatrapur MLA Priyanshu Pradhan. While BJD spokesperson Prashant Nanda pointed fingers towards alleged close rapport […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Govt planning to deliver Petrol, Diesel online: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the government is aiming to promote more digitisation in all spheres of life, people could very soon have the luxury of buying petrol and diesel on a single click without even going to petrol pump. According to union minister Dharmendra Pradhan all petroleum products will soon be available on e-commerce […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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