Govt moves LPG, fuel supplies to Kashmir valley

The government is moving LPG and other fuel supplies to marooned Kashmir valley using alternative routes, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Thursday.

`Congress launched direct cash transfer scheme with political motive`

The UPA government launched the direct cash benefit transfer scheme with political motives and without preparation, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday, causing an uproar in the house.

Petroleum Minister faces Opposition ire in Rajya Sabha

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday faced ire of opposition members in Rajya Sabha as they accused him of not giving specific replies even as Chairman Hamid Ansari agreed that ministers need to give direct replies to pointed queries.

TDP MPs meet Oil Minister

A delegation of TDP MPs on Thursday met Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan with the allegation that guidelines of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas have been violated for appointing new LPG distributors in Andhra Pradesh and demanded and end to irregularities.

GAIL pipeline fire: Naidu cuts short Delhi trip, heads to AP

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday cut short his visit to Delhi and rushed to Rajamundry after over 15 people were killed in a massive fire at a gas pipeline in the State this morning.

Oil Ministry orders inquiry into GAIL pipeline fire

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has ordered a high-level inquiry into the GAIL pipeline fire in Andhra Pradesh that killed at least 15 persons.

Dharmendra Pradhan slams Odisha Govt over Chariot climbing issue

Odisha government should have gracefully accepted the advice of Puri Shankaracharya banning climbing of the chariots by devotees during Lord Jagannath`s rath yatra instead of confronting on the matter, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Saturday.

PM Narendra Modi to distribute bonus to BJP workers post LS polls victory

It seems good days have already arrived for the BJP office workers as Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting the party`s headquarters to distribute them three-month salary as incentive for the hard work they had put in during the General Elections.

Efforts would be to meet expectations of poor, middle class: Dharmendra Pradhan

Newly appointed Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said his efforts would be to meet the expectations of the poor and middle-class people.

India can be economic power, says new oil minister

India can become an economic power if it becomes self sufficient in energy, said Dharmendra Pradhan who took charge Tuesday of the ministry of petroleum and natural gas.

BJP leaders take part in `Run For Unity`

Top BJP leaders on Sunday took out a `Run For Unity` marathon in the state capital to mark the 63rd death anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

`Trusted` alliance must continue in interest of people of Bihar: BJP

With an end to the alliance with the JD(U) looking imminent, the BJP said it is in the interest of the people of Bihar that this trusted coalition continues.

PM must resign owing moral responsibility: BJP

Demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh following the series of scams, the BJP on Thursday called for a united fight against Congress `misrule`.

UPA government is in coma: BJP

BJP General Secretary Dharmendra Pradhan today said the Congress-led UPA government was in "coma" and election could take place any time in the country.

Cong sold `akash, zameen, pataal`: Dharmendra Pradad

Dharmendra Pradhan alleged Cong was associated with one scam after another and, in doing so, sold "akash (sky), zameen (earth) and pataal (underground)".

Karnataka ministers asked to withdraw resignations

The central party leadership`s emissary Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday asked the nine ministers loyal to BS Yeddyurappa to withdraw their resignations.

BJP asks K`taka leaders to shun personal attacks

Stung by escalating war of words among its front ranking leaders in Karnataka unit, BJP asked them to desist from personal attacks.

Pradhan arrives amid Yeddy`s renewed bid for CM

Karnataka in-charge Dharmendra Pradhan arrived here amid Yeddyurappa stepping up his demand for
reinstating him as CM.

‘Karnataka episode had embarrassed the BJP’

Saswat Panigrahi caught up with BJP general secretary Dharmendra Pradhan.

Yeddyurappa will complete full term: Pradhan

BJP declared that there was no change in the leadership of Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, whose ouster party rebels have been demanding in the wake of allegations against him and said all issues had
been "sorted out."