Dharmendra Pradhan

Dharmendra Pradhan seeks ArcelorMittal help to make Odisha steel hub

The Union Minister laid emphasis on private investment and use of cutting age technology to make the steel internationally competitive.

published on : 3rd March 2021

Pradhan seeks CM intervention into PM-Kisan aid

The Central government has taken a slew of measures in the last six years to improve the economic prospects of the ‘Annadata’, PM-Kisan being one of them. 

published on : 2nd March 2021

Union Minister Pradhan comes out in full support of Odisha's heritage plan

Aparajita had criticised govt for bulldozing heritage monuments.

published on : 1st March 2021

Eye on Dalit votebank: Politicians make a beeline for Sant Ravidas temple in Varanasi

Prominent among those who descended on to Varanasi on the occasion were Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav.

published on : 27th February 2021

Petroleum prices will come down as winter ends: Dharmendra Pradhan

Prices of LPG, petrol and diesel have been repeatedly hiked in the country. Opposition parties held protests in different parts of the country over the rise of prices of diesel and petrol.  

published on : 26th February 2021

Hike temporary, will ease soon: Dharmendra Pradhan

Though the oil producing countries had assured to restore normal supply by January-February, they have not done this so far.

published on : 24th February 2021

Modi, not Manmohan, ensured Assam gets its due of oil royalty: Pradhan

When the Sarbananda Sonowal-led BJP government took charge, the state got its rightful share of oil royalty, the minister said.

published on : 22nd February 2021

Fuel price hike: Youth Congress holds protest in Delhi, seeks Petroleum Minister's resignation

IYC members raised slogans such as "Abki Baar Petrol 100 Ke Paar" and "Modi Hai To Mehngayi Hai", obliquely targeting BJP's poll slogans.

published on : 20th February 2021

Dharmendra Pradhan demands Centre of Excellence on marine biotechnology in Odisha

The Union Petroleum Minister requested the personal intervention of the Science and Technology Minister to facilitate setting up the CoE at the Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar.

published on : 17th February 2021

Dharmendra Pradhan urges CM Patnaik for timely action to resolve border disputes

Pradhan’s concern came a day after the Andhra Pradesh government held panchayat elections in some villages of Kotia under tight security and supervision of Andhra police and revenue officials.

published on : 15th February 2021

Covid, crude shock push petrol price up: Pradhan

Petroleum min says oil-producing firms are creating artificial pricing mechanism, which is ‘pinching’ consumer nations

published on : 14th February 2021

Dharmendra Pradhan counters CM Naveen Patnaik, asks him to examine bylaws for Bhubaneswar temples

He asserted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government will leave no stone unturned in respecting the culture and sentiments of Odisha and its people.

published on : 13th February 2021

Misnomer to campaign that fuel prices are at all-time high: Dharmendra Pradhan

Pradhan said international crude oil price is an indicator but international product price is the benchmark.

published on : 10th February 2021

PM heaps praise on Pradhan for explaining Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative

Pradhan had made a scathing attack on the Opposition for misleading the farmers on the three contentious farm laws.

published on : 9th February 2021

Don’t take hasty measures on development works around Jagannath temple, Dharmendra Pradhan tells Union Culture Minister

Pradhan spoke to his cabinet colleague on the draft heritage bylaws framed by the NMA proposing restriction on construction activities within 100 metres of the 12th century temple.

published on : 7th February 2021
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