Tag: Dharmendra Pradhan

Sexual Harassment Row In IIT: Student approaches CM, BJP President

Bhubaneswar: The PhD student who had lodged a sexual harassment complaint against a senior professor of IIT Bhubaneswar knocked the doors of Naveen Nivas today seeking justice. She submitted a memorandum addressed to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik demanding action against the professor. Prior to it, the woman had visited the State BJP office and submitted […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
End of deadlock: Odisha to pump Rs 700 cr to IOCL on loan for 15 years

New Delhi: The ongoing dispute between Odisha Government and Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) was resolved on a mutual agreement basis, informed Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. Addressing a press conference at New Delhi on Saturday, Pradhan informed that consensus has been reached between both the parties with Odisha agreeing to provide […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Naveen & Dharmendra meet, hopeful to resolve IOCL impasse

New Delhi: The meeting between Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to resolve the stand-off on revenue sharing between the State government and Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) at the Odisha Bhawan today ended with a positive note. Though no statement was made by either of the leaders on the outcome […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Dama displeased over scheduled Naveen-Dharmendra meet

Bhubaneswar: A day after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced his scheduled meeting with Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, his Cabinet minister Damodar Rout expressed resentment over the meeting to discuss issues related to Paradip Refinery. “He (Naveen) could have summoned him (Dharmendra) for discussion rather to meet him directly in Delhi. Naveen is the CM and […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Naveen to meet Dharmendra on Aug 18 to discuss Paradip refinery issues

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to meet Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan at Odisha Bhawan in Delhi on August 18 to discuss issues related to IOCL, Paradip refinery as a part of his four-day official visit starting today. He will also address a gathering at Outlook’s ‘Speak Out Awards’ ceremony in the evening of […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Dharmendra urges CM to look into ‘108’ ambulance staff demands

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan today wrote to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urging him to consider the demands of ‘108’ ambulance service staff including payment of wages and redressal of grievances related to job harassment. In his letter, he stated that 108 ambulance employees basically want wages on […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Congress stalwart KP Singh Deo rejects invitation to join BJP

Bhubaneswar: Senior Congress leader KP Singh Deo, on Monday, rejected the invitation of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to join BJP stating that he is a loyal leader of the oldest party in the country. Speaking at the inaugural function of Vigilance Court at Dhenkanal district on August 7, the petroleum minister said it would be […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odisha opposes end of subsidy on LPG cylinders

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Odisha government today opposed the decision of Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry to hike LPG prices by Rs 4 per cylinder every month to end all subsidies on the cooking gas by the end of the current fiscal year. Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare minister Surya Narayan Patro alleged the central government […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Union Minister Gadkari to lay foundation for 2nd Brahmani bridge today

Rourkela: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari is scheduled to lay foundation for proposed second bridge over the Brahmani river today. Union Ministers Jual Oram and Dharmendra Pradhan and Rourkela legislator Dilip Ray will also attend foundation laying ceremony at Balughat ground in Rourkela. Though Rs 476 crore fund has been sanctioned by the centre for the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Naveen writes to Pradhan for restoring Odisha Bhawan land leased to petrol pump

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday raised concern over alleged encroachment of Odisha Bhawan land at New Delhi by a petrol pump. In a letter to Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Patnaik has urged for restoring the land adjoining Odisha Bhawan, originally allotted to Odisha Government and subsequently leased out to a petrol pump. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Gadkari to lay foundation for 2nd Brahmani bridge on July 21: Oram

New Delhi: Union Minister for Surface Transport Nitin Gadkari will lay foundation stone of second bridge over Brahmani near Rourkela on July 21. After a meeting with Gadkari along with Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan here, Oram said, “The programme for the foundation stone laying ceremony has been finalised.” Besides, discussion was held on national […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Railway Minister arranges medical help on train for Conjoined Twins

Bhubaneswar: The Kandhamal conjoined twins travelling to New Delhi AIIMS by Rajdhani Express have received prayers and wishes from across the State for a successful operation. Meanwhile, the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has arranged for special medical help for the twins on train and after reaching AIIMS. After watching the plight of the two children […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Congress alleges scam in shifting of LNG terminal to Dhamra, demands CBI probe

Bhubaneswar: Senior Congress leader Srikant Jena today alleged there was a big scam behind shifting the LNG terminal project from Paradip to Dhamra and giving major stake to a private company, and demanded a CBI probe into the matter. “The LNG Terminal project site was shifted to Dhamra, which was originally slated to be set […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Dhamra LNG Terminal’s ‘Bhumi Pujan’ held amid BJP-BJD affray

Bhadrak:  Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today conducted the ‘Bhumi Pujan’ (ground-breaking ceremony) of LNG terminal at Dhamra here in presence of other BJP leaders including KV Singhdeo and Manmohan Samal. Addressing the gathering after laying the foundation stone, Pradhan said the terminal will play a significant role in the development of eastern India. “Honourable Prime […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Dead body on shoulders: Dharmendra, Jual condemn Mahaprayan failure

Bhubaneswar: A day after the body of an old woman was carried on shoulders from a hospital in Sorada of Ganjam district, Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan and his senior cabinet colleague Jual Oram harangued the State Government and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for ‘failure’ of the Mahaprayan vehicle meant for carrying dead bodies from hospital […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021