Pradhan is in Kolkata for campaigning before the third phase of polling said people of Bengal voted for BJP in the first two-phase and will do the same in the third phase.
Sources said a bank account of the association was opened six months back in which the registration fees of alumni for joining the association is being deposited.
India to buy oil from cheapest supplier; Saudi min response 'undiplomatic': Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
Refiners in the world's third-biggest oil importer are snapping up more cargoes from outside the Middle East in an attempt to diversify suppliers.
"Reprehensible remarks by Sheikh Alam yet again exposes true colours of TMC. Communal polarisation and appeasement have been a strategy of Didi to remain in power," Pradhan said.
With an initial sanction of Rs 8.30 crore under Swadesh Darshan scheme, the tourist hub has now received an additional Rs70.81 crore for infrastructure development.
The Minister said that BJP will request the Election Commission to have more paramilitary personnel deputed in Nandigram.
"After Suvendu Adhikari's 'padayatra' started today, our Yuva Morcha leader was attacked here, in front of me. I appeal to the Election Commission to deploy paramilitary forces here," the Union Minist
States like Maharashtra should reduce taxes on fuel to give relief to people, says Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
The Union Finance Minister has already clearly stated why the Centre was not reducing taxes on fuel, he added.
Union Minister said that the RINL has requested various State governments including Odisha, Chhattisgarh and AP for recommending reservation of iron ore deposit.
Last month, Pradhan had written to Vardhan requesting him to facilitate setting up a Centre of Excellence on marine biotechnology at ILS, Bhubaneswar.
Rampant corruption and deteriorating law and order situation have come in the way of the State’s development, he added.
The Minister had recently donated `1 lakh from his salary for the development of the Shree Jagannath Temple.
Saudi energy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman after the OPEC+ decision on Thursday said that India should take some of the crude out of storage that they had purchased.
“I had written to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik thrice requesting him to implement 27 per cent (pc) reservation for OBCs and SEBCs who constitute 54 pc of the total population of the State.