Tag: Dharmendra Pradhan

Dharmendra for petrol, diesel pricing under GST regime

Gandhinagar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday batted for including petroleum products under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime “in people’s interest”, even as he insisted petrol and diesel prices had started plummeting over few days. Pradhan told reporters on the sidelines of an official function here that the Central government had asked […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Link fuel prices to international market: AAP

New Delhi: The AAP on Wednesday urged Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to direct oil companies to link petrol and diesel prices to the international market and pass on the “huge profits” being made by them to the public. The Delhi Minister Gopal Rai said in a memorandum to Pradhan that “the mandate of […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
After Patnaik, Pradhan seeks Tata Memorial Centre in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Department of Atomic Energy to provide necessary budgetary allocation for setting up a hub of Tata Memorial Centre here to treat cancer patients. The request came few days after Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urged the Prime Minister to […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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Dharmendra inaugurates New India programme

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday inaugurated a five-day-long exhibition-cum-seminar on ‘New India-We Resolve To Make’ here to commemorate the 75 years of the Quit India Movement and the forthcoming 75 years of Independence in 2022. It has been organised by Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) in association with the Directorate of Advertising and […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Sitharaman new Defence Minister, Piyush gets Railways

New Delhi: Nirmala Sitharaman was on Sunday named India’s Defence Minister in a reshuffle-cum-expansion of his ministry carried out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that also saw Piyush Goyal take charge of Indian Railways. Of the other two new Cabinet ministers, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan got additional charge of Skill Development Entrepreneurship […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Odisha will be Centre's lab for pro-poor policies: Pradhan

Bhubaneswar:  Ahead of the BJP National Executive meeting, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday said Odisha will be a laboratory for testing of the BJP-led central government’s pro-poor policies. He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Odisha to thank the people for their unprecedented support to the Bharatiya Janata Party in the panchayat polls. The […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan for fact-finding team to probe Odisha children deaths

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged three of his Union cabinet colleagues to send a fact-finding team to ascertain the factors that have led to the death of 19 children in a village in Jajpur district

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan targets Odisha govt over KALIA scheme

Bhubaneswar: Criticising the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government in Odisha, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that the State government is trying to avoid basic issues such as price, pension and farm loan waiver by announcing the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme. He alleged that the Odisha government has no intention […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Naveen has veered Odisha off the development path: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today lashed out at the Odisha government accusing it of corruption and said that the State has been entirely knocked off the development path in the last 18 years. Addressing a public gathering during BJP’s ‘Jabab Maguchhi Odisha’ programme here on Wednesday, Pradhan alleged that Naveen […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Naveen throws back 'nine-point' questions to Modi, repeats ‘Jabab Maguchhi Odisha’

Bhubaneswar: Blowing the election bugle on the occasion of the party’s 21st foundation day function at the party headquarters here on Wednesday, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik today counter punched the BJP stalwart Narendra Modi in his inimitable style. Addressing a huge gathering, the BJD supremo hit out at Modi counter shooting […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Opposition sees 'vote bank politics' in CM Naveen's Surat visit

Bhubaneswar: A day ahead of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s scheduled visit to Surat, Opposition today launched a scathing attack on the ruling-BJD by terming the visit politically motivated and another attempt of the party before 2019 polls to woo voters. While the BJP said that the chief minister will fail in his attempt to […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
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New guidelines for govt work tenders: Dharmendra Pradhan slams Odisha govt

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today lashed out at the Odisha government for its new guidelines on work orders for government projects and accused it of looting public money. The Petroleum minister said that the BJP will hold a 10-day long demonstration protesting the new guideline of the State government and will not let embezzlement […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
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BJD MLA throws down gauntlet on Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJD leader and MLA Mahesh Sahoo on Tuesday dared Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to contest the upcoming general elections from Pallahara Assembly constituency. Though the Petroleum minister has kept all guessing on the constituency from where he will contest, he is already being projected as BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in Odisha for the […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Elections 2019: Dharmendra-Vs-Naveen
Elections 2019: It's Dharmendra Vs Naveen in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Putting an end to all the speculations related to the Odisha BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in the upcoming general elections, Union Minister Jual Oran today said that Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan is the CM candidate of the party for the State. Stating that BJP’s main aim in the ensuing elections will be to […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Dharmendra urges CM Naveen to intervene in police-lawyer spat

Bhubaneswar: Amid the ongoing lawyers’ strike over alleged thrashing of an advocate by the Odisha police, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today sought Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s intervention to end the stalemate in the interest of the people of the State. In a Facebook post (video), Pradhan expressed concerns over the problems people are facing […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021