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BJP has adopted twin policies

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader and Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the party has adopted twin policy of meeting people’s aspirations and strengthening the organisation ahead of the 2019 general election. “We pursue twin policies of fulfilling aspirations of the people through the government and creating strong political base to support the government,” Pradhan […]

  • Monday, 28 Jun 2021
  • BJP
Digitisation of payment system to help poor: Pradhan

Puri: Digitisation of payment system would go a long way in checking corruption and exploitation of the poor by moneylenders, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said here on Sunday. With digitisation, the poor people would be able to get loan easily instead of approaching money-lenders, who often exploit them, Pradhan said while inaugurating the 2nd […]

Mortal remains of Pyarimohan consigned to flames

Bhubaneswar: Mortal remains of former Rajya Sabha member Pyarimohan Mohapatra were consigned to flames here today as his near and dear ones and admirers bid a tearful adieu to the departed leader. The last rites were performed at the Satya Nagar crematorium in the presence of a host of dignitaries as Mohapatra’s son Sambit lit […]

Assembly Ruckus
PM's statement triggers protest in Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly today witnessed a protest against Narendra Modi’s alleged “anti-Odisha” remark with Congress questioning Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s silence on the issue and ruling BJD demanding an apology from the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister’s remark on Odisha’s poverty at an election rally in Uttar Pradesh continued to rock the Assembly for the […]

People have rejected BJP leaders in state panchayat polls: BJD

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD today claimed that the Odisha state BJP president and two of its union ministers have been rejected by the people of their respective districts in the three-tier panchayat elections. “BJP state president Basant Panda, union ministers Jual Oram and Dharmendra Pradhan, have been rejected by the people of Nuapada, Sundergarh and […]

Panchayat campaign: Pradhan-Panigrahi engaged in war of words

Bhubaneswar: While campaigning for their respective party candidates in the Panchayat polls in Odisha, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Odisha’s Higher Education minister Pradeep Panigrahi today accused each other of fraud and corruption. Panigrahi accused Pradhan of having the record of being a “coal thief” before 2000, Pradhan raised question on […]

Hirakhand Express derailment: Team of doctors rushed to train mishap site, says Naidu

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu today said a team of doctors has been rushed to Andhra Pradesh where Hirakhand Express derailed last night and he is in touch with authorities to ensure speedy delivery of relief to injured and stranded passengers. Condoling the death of passengers of the ill-fated train which derailed in […]

Nobody is above law: Pradhan on raids on brother's LPG agency

New Delhi: A day after a cooking gas agency belonging to his brother were among petrol pumps and LPG agencies raided by the anti-corruption wing in Odisha, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said nobody is above law which will take its course if any irregularity is found. “Nobody is above law, whosoever he may be,” […]

Pradhan appeals Nadda to add Odia as medium in NEET

Bhubaneswar: Blaming Odisha government for not facilitating local students to appear for the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) in their mother tongue, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today appealed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to reconsider its decision. “In the larger interest of the students of the state I request you to reconsider […]

Pradhan says Odisha to get more 500 notes from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Charging the Odisha government of creating confusion among the public over demonetisation scheme, Union Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said more currency notes of Rs 500 will reach market here tomorrow. “I wonder how the state government is creating confusion among the people over the demonetisation issue. There are about 20,000 outlets of SBI […]

BJP Meeting
Odisha BJP Clears Draft Proposal On 10 Subjects To Grill BJD Government

The Odisha unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today approved the draft proposals on 10 important political and social issues in its executive body meeting held at the party State headquarters on Monday.

Pradhan proposes 'sister cities' tag for Cuttack and Bali

Cuttack: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today proposed to declare Cuttack and Bali as “sister cities” in view of the rich historic links between Odisha and Indonesia. Pradhan made the suggestion while participating in the ongoing three-day Kalinga-Indonesia Dialogue here at Ravenshaw University, pointing out that Cuttack had played a central role […]

  • Monday, 28 Jun 2021
  • Bali
Dharmendra Pradhan
Pradhan blames Odisha govt for Encephalitis deaths

Bengaluru: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the Odisha government’s “failure” to take preventive measures to check Japanese Encephalitis had led to the deaths of 50 infants. “The local government (Naveen Patnaik government) failed to take preventive measures, and that is the main reason for this kind of alarming scenario in Malkangiri district of Odisha,” […]

LPG not just gas, its catalyst for social change: Pradhan

Terming LPG a catalyst for social change, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the Centre is striving to make cooking gas accessible to the poorest of the poor in the country and make villages pollution-free

Oram, Pradhan ask Patnaik govt to give account of performance
Oram, Pradhan ask Patnaik govt to give account of performance

Balasore: Two Union ministers today asked the BJD dispensation in Odisha to give an account of its achievements during the 17-year-rule and accused Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of “running the government though officers” instead of people’s representatives. Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Jual Oram and Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan […]

7 ministers assigned party coordination work in non-BJP states
7 ministers assigned party coordination work in non-BJP states

With eyes set on strengthening the party base in non-BJP ruled states, BJP president Amit Shah has assigned the task of coordinating the party's work in some such states to seven Union Ministers

  • Monday, 28 Jun 2021
  • BJP
International maritime conference to begin from Mar 20
International maritime conference to begin from Mar 20

Strengthening maritime security and trade among Indian Ocean rim countries will be the focus of a 3-day international conference to be inaugurated by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here on March 20

Petroleum minister refutes Odisha claim of Centre's apathy
Petroleum minister refutes Odisha claim of Centre's apathy

Refuting Odisha government's allegation of Central negligence, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said state would benefit immensely from some decisions and earn additional Rs 2 lakh crore over and above royalty due to coal block auction

Conflict in Iraq not to affect oil supply: Dharmendra Pradhan
Conflict in Iraq not to affect oil supply: Dharmendra Pradhan

As violence escalates in Iraq, the government on Friday said fuel supplies will not be impacted by the conflict in the nation's second largest crude oil supplier

Dhanu Jatra: King Kansa directs Minister Pradhan to build a cancer hospital in Bargarh

Bargarh: The demon king Kansa, who is ruling the roost in Mathurapuri of Bargarh town where the world’s biggest open-air theatre Dhanu Jatra is underway, on Tuesday directed Union PNG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to build a cancer hospital in the area. Pradhan was invited by Kansa to attend the Mathura Raj Darbar on Tuesday. Expressing […]