Tag: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhadrak unrest
Bhadrak unrest: Crime Branch begins probe

Bhadrak: After a considerable improvement in the overall situation of the curfew clamped Bhadrak, State Crime Branch has begun probe into the ‘abusive’ posts made on Hindu deities on Social Media that had erupted the unrest on Thursday. The investigative agency has been directed to file cases and take immediate action against all those involved […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan IAS association row
Storm in a tea cup! Do Babus need to be schooled in resilience?

By Kasturi Ray Our bureaucrats seemed disturbed, worried and a harried lot. They felt threatened after what Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said to one of the senior officers at the NIC event on Monday. So much so that in a show of strength they gathered at the Secretariat the next day to apprise the Chief Minister. […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Centre-State in face-off over slashing of kerosene quota

Bhubaneswar: In an apparent face-off between Odisha government and Centre over slashing of kerosene quota, BJP has asked the State to check black marketing of the essential commodity before demanding for more while ruling BJD alleged the cooking gas under Ujjwala scheme is being distributed at party level only and not the eligible beneficiaries. The […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Utkal Express derailment
BJP to chalk out strategies for 2019 general elections in national executive meet

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the upcoming national executive meet of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), from April 15, would be held based on results of the recently concluded polls and strategies would be chalked out for the 2019 general elections. Speaking on the sideline of the Misrana Parva held at the party […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Harihar joins bjp
Comedian Harihar Mohapatra, Congress Angul president join BJP

Bhubaneswar: It was a ‘Sunday rejoice’ here for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as popular Ollywood comedian Harihar Mohapatra joined the national party at the Misrana Parva held at the party headquarters. “I like BJP; its works, principles, ideology and strive towards the growth of Odisha. Politics is such a platform where I can get a […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Pradeep Maharathy praises Dharmendra
Now Pradeep Maharathy praises Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: While laying the foundation stone of agricultural science centre here on Saturday, Odisha agriculture minister Pradeep Maharathy praised petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan and called him his ‘friend’. Maharathy also had some sweet gestures for Union minister for agriculture and farmers’ welfare Radha Mohan Singh. “We will support good works crossing party lines,” Maharathy said […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
BS-IV grade fuel launched in Bhubaneswar by Union Minister

Bhubaneswar: India took a step forward for a clean environment by switching to BS-IV grade fuel that was launched formally by Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Dharmendra Pradhan from Bhubaneswar on Saturday. Pradhan launched the Bharat Stage (BS) IV grade fuels which coincided with formation day of separate Odisha province, also known as Utkal […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Political fight between BJD, BJP over Utkal Divas celebration

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the celebration of the Utkal Divas on Saturday, ruling BJD and the BJP are leaving no stone unturned to outperform each other in celebrating the day. For the first time, the ruling BJD would celebrate the day at district level. Ministers and Zilla Parishad members will attend the programmes at district level […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
R&D facility for Foot-and-mouth disease to be inaugurated at Arugul on Apr 1

Bhubaneswar: An International Centre for Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is scheduled to be inaugurated by Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh at Arugul in the outskirts of the Capital city on April 1. It was announced in a Press Meet organised by the Centre that Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy and […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
IE 100 most powerful Indians in 2017: 3 Odias in top 50

Bhubaneswar: Three persons from Odisha, Dipak Misra, Dharmendra Pradhan and P K Mishra have been ranked among the top 100 most powerful Indians by the Indian Express in a list that has been topped by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the second consecutive time. Dipak Misra, who is a judge of the Supreme Court of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
BJD in hassle
BJD in hassle over MP Mahtab Lauding Union PNG Minister

Bhubaneswar: BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab praising Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at a launch event of Urja Ganga Gas Pipeline Project in the Capital city yesterday has become a matter of concern for the ruling party in Odisha. While the BJD seriously opposes Pradhan, the speech of Mahtab has put the party […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Naveen Patnaik inaugurates Diamond Jubilee VSSUT
CM Naveen inaugurates Diamond Jubilee celebration of VSSUT, Burla

Sambalpur: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the Diamond Jubilee celebration of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) in Burla of Sambalpur district today. Along with this he laid the foundation stones of Academic Block, Hostel and Amphitheatre of the university. Similarly, Patnaik also inaugurated E-learning centre. After that he attended the Golden Jubilee celebration […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Naveen Patnaik to visit Sambalpur
CM Naveen to grace various inauguration ceremonies in Sambalpur

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate the Diamond Jubilee ceremony of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) in Burla during his visit to Sambalpur today. Later in the day Patnaik will attend the Golden Jubilee ceremony of Sambalpur University. After returning from Burla the Chief Minister will attend the distribution of assistive aids […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Bhartruhari Mahtab-Dharmendra Pradhan
BJD MP Mahtab lauds Union PNG Minister as 'our favourite minister'

Bhubaneswar: BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab was all praises for Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, at the launch event of City Gas Distribution (CGD) project in Bhubaneswar, today. Mahtab termed Pradhan as ‘our favourite minister’ in his speech and announced that the latter is administering the resolution Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Union Minister chopper landing row: Clerks' association on cease work stir

Koraput: The Odisha Revenue Clerks’ Association today staged a cease work demanding withdrawal of suspension order against 11 staff of the Koraput District Collectorate against whom the disciplinary action was taken by the Collector in connection with the Dharmendra Pradhan’s chopper landing row. The clerks sat on a dharna against the decision of the Collector […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021