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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 […]

State-Centre face-off over Ujjwala scheme in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday lambasted the Odisha government for carrying out false political campaign against the Ujjwala scheme and said that it shows the ruling party’s apprehension about the rising popularity of the welfare scheme among the poor in the State. The response came a day after […]

Pradhan hints at new political equation in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A day after Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan hinted at a ‘viable alternative’ to BJD and Congress by uniting other smaller parties ahead of the 2019 elections, speculations are now rife over the new political equation in Odisha. “BJP will unite all political parties against BJD and Congress and we will be successful,” Pradhan said […]

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Odisha govt assures help in Rs 43,000-crore Taiwanese projects

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Thursday announced that it will provide all possible assistance to Taiwanese investors on their proposal to set up a petroleum downstream industry in Paradip. Official sources said that Taiwan’s state-owned CPC Corporation has proposed to invest USD 6.6 billion (Rs 43,000 crore) in a petrochemical project in Paradip using feedstock from […]

Uproar in Odisha Assembly over fuel price hike
Uproar in Odisha Assembly over fuel price hike

Bhubaneswar: The proceedings of the ongoing monsoon session of Odisha Legislative Assembly was once again disrupted following pandemonium by Congress and ruling BJD MLAs over fuel price hike here on Saturday. The last day of the session witnessed uproarious scenes with MLAs of both the parties creating ruckus in the House. Congress members targeted the […]

  • Tuesday, 22 Jun 2021
  • BJD
Subsidised cooking gas scheme launched
Subsidised cooking gas scheme launched

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today launched the sale of subsidised five-kg cooking gas cylinders under Free Trade LPG Scheme, benefiting Below Poverty Line (BPL) families and others. He also launched a new scheme providing concession of Rs.1,600 to BPL families on new gas connections in the country. The move is aimed to make […]

  • Monday, 21 Jun 2021
  • BJP
Odisha government failed to address farmers' issues: Pradhan

Bargarh: As the farmers’ issue continues to take the centre stage and proved to be a deciding factor in the recent Assembly elections in neighbouring States, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today came down heavily on the ruling-BJD government and accused it neglecting farmers. “Farmers in our State are not able to get water for […]

Pradhan urges CM to expedite formation of joint venture for Paradip Plastic Park

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to ensure completion of formalities for the formation of a new joint venture for the proposed plastic park in Paradip. In a letter to the CM, the Union Minister stated, “The joint venture needs to be ready as soon as possible, which would […]

Pradhan targets Odisha govt during 'Jabab Maguchhi Odisha' programme

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today came down heavily on the State government and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik alleging failure in addressing several issues in Odisha. “Women are not safe in the State, unemployment is at all time high, conditon of tribals is worse and it is better not to talk about farmers so it […]

  • Friday, 18 Jun 2021
  • BJD
BJD declined RS deputy chairman post offer: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: In a major revelation, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said that an Odia and that too from the BJD was offered the post of deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha, however the ruling party in the State declined the offer. “Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson post was offered to BJD, why they declined is better known […]

BJD-BJP Fight to Get Uglier in The Days Ahead

The fight has now begun in right earnest. Ahead of the BJP national executive meet in Bhubaneswar on April 15 & 16, the battle of attrition between the saffron party and the ruling BJD has sent the political temperature soaring in the state. With both sides determined not to give an inch, things can be […]

Politicians, beware of the wrath of the people!

By Sandeep Sahu It is no secret that politicians are held in extremely low esteem by most people in the country. And Monday provided yet another instance – if one was needed at all – why they are such a despised lot. The occasion was Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s visit to Malkangiri, which has […]

  • Thursday, 10 Jun 2021
  • BJD
Naveen's absence from PM Modi’s official programmes is ‘intentional’: Pradhan

Bhubaneswar/Bolangir: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have gone soft on the ruling-BJD once again, but Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan made sure he did not miss such opportunity and trained his guns on the State government during ‘Jabab Maguchhi Odisha’ programme in Bolangir today. Addressing the public rally, Pradhan stated that the Centre is committed towards […]

Odisha Govt delaying process for establishment of Ayush Hospitals: Union Min

Bhubaneswar: Responding to Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s letter regarding opening of a 50-bedded Ayush Hospital in Balasore, Union Minister of State for Ayush (Independent Charge) Shripad Naik blamed the Odisha government for delaying the process alleging that it is yet to submit the physical and financial progress of previously approved 50-bedded integrated Ayush Hospitals at […]

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BJD should co-operate in making Odisha 100% smoke-free: Dharmendra

Bhubaneswar: Responding to the complaints about failure of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in Odisha, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan once again explained about the PMUY requesting the BJD government to cooperate in making Odisha 100 per cent smoke-free State and not involve in politics over a sacred scheme. Pradhan, yet again wrote a letter […]

Food Security Scheme: CM Naveen's ‘vessel’ is broken, counters Dharmendra

Bhubaneswar: Presenting the difference between BJP-led Central Government’s Food Scheme and Odisha Government’s food security scheme, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today took a jibe at Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik stating that Naveen has got himself entangled in his own lies. Two days ago when BJD launched its Jana Sampark Padayatra in Bhubaneswar, Naveen had criticised […]

  • Friday, 04 Jun 2021
  • BJP