Tag: Dharmendra Pradhan

Dharmendra Pradhan trains gun on CM over Ratna Bhandar duplicate key

Puri: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has once again targeted Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for keeping mum over the Ratna Bhandar key controversy. In a series of tweets on Thursday, Pradhan stated that while the CM presents his view on every small incident, his silence over the missing Ratna Bhandar key for so long has raised […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
BJP on branding spree in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the general elections in 2019, the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) is leaving no stone unturned to promote brand Modi in Odisha by highlighting the developmental work carried out by the Centre in the last 4 years. The party workers are trying their best to convince the voters that the state government has […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Chhattisgarh has stopped Mahanadi water, admits Pradhan

Sambalpur: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today admitted that the Chhattisgarh government has stopped Mahanadi water for which Odisha is not getting sufficient water during the non-monsoon period. While addressing a press conference in Sambalpur on the occasion of the completion of four years of BJP government at the Centre, Pradhan said that the flow of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Third Floor under control of 'Kala Pahada’: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar:  A day after the ruling-BJD termed Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s claim on assistance provided by Centre to Odisha as ‘misleading’, the latter targeted the State Government stating that the Third Floor is under the control of Kala Pahada (Kala Pahada or Black Mountain is a historical character who invaded Odisha and tried to set […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
BJD turns heat on Dharmendra over Central assistance to Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Friday lashed out at Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan over his claim that Odisha received over Rs 2.86 lakh crore as Central assistance for ensuring rapid growth in the State. In a presser, BJD leaders alleged that Pradhan’s claim regarding construction of 5499 km national highways (NH) in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Ruling-BJD slams BJP over 'U-turn' on Mahanadi water row

Bhubaneswar: A day after Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan stated Chhattisgarh is at fault in the Mahanadi water dispute, the ruling-BJD in Odisha today claimed that the saffron party has no clarity on the whole issue. The regional party alleged that leaders of the saffron party including the Union Minister and even the Prime Minister are […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Pradhan urges Odisha CM to explore Gulf markets for benefit of farmers

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, in a letter to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, has sought cooperation in linking farmers, producers of marine products, and SMEs involved in food processing sector with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC ) market. Various product in Odisha such as non basmati aromatic rice from western Odisha, marine products from […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Expect fuel prices to come down: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Amid rising resentment over unabated rise in fuel prices, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today expressed hope that prices will come down soon. Speaking to a private news channel, Pradhan said that the government has no control over fuel prices but it is concerned about it. “We admit that the continuous increase in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
NIC's new data centre inaugurated in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The capital city now becomes the fourth National data centre of National Informatics Centre (NIC) after Delhi, Hyderabad and Pune as Union Minister of Electronics & IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad unveiled a new data centre here today. Prasad said that this data centre in Bhubaneswar is of global standards. Emphasizing the significance of the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan pays tributes to late Bansidhar Panda

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today paid his tributes to late industrialist and founder and chairman Emeritus of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA), Bansidhar Panda at his residence and expressed his condolences. Pradhan was accompanied by Odisha BJP legislature party leader, Kanak Vardhan Singh Deo and State secretary Lekhasri […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Amid rising fuel prices, Odisha, Centre at loggerheads over tax cut

Bhubaneswar: As petrol and diesel prices continue their upward move, Odisha and Centre are at loggerheads over tax cuts to ease the burden of higher prices. Petrol and diesel prices today touched their record highs after increasing for the eighth consecutive day. Union Petroleum Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan said the Centre had slashed excise duty on […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan-LPG Bottling- Bolangir
March 2020 deadline for Bolangir LPG bottling plant: Pradhan

Bolangir: Taking a step towards fulfilling Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of ‘Purvodaya’ (A prosperous East for a New India), Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday laid the foundation stone of LPG bottling plant in Bolangir. The proposed project which is being established in over 23 acres of land at an estimated cost of Rs […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Health Ministry approves establishment of 2 medical colleges in Odisha

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has approved establishment of two new medical colleges in Odisha, informed Union Health Minister JP Nadda. Nadda in a letter to Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday stated that his Ministry has approved two schemes of the Odisha Government for establishment of the two new […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Pradhan seeks expeditious construction of new airport in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan in a letter to Union Civil Aviation Minister, Suresh Prabhu has requested to expedite and hasten the process of construction and development of a new airport in Bhubaneswar. Pradhan in his letter stated, “As the construction and development of the airport takes considerable time, this process needs to be […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Pradeep Maharathy takes jibe at Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Agriculture Minister, Pradeeep Maharathy on Tuesday taunted Union Petroleum and Skill Development Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan by referring him as ‘Mahanadi River’- which could dry up. Maharathy’s remarks came at a time when Odisha is at loggerheads with the Chhattisgarh & central governments over illegal construction of barrages on Mahanadi River by the neighbouring […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021