Dharmendra Pradhan

Fuel prices maintain upwards trajectory across country

Fuel prices maintain upwards trajectory across country

With US sanctions on Iran looming large, tougher days could be ahead because India is Tehran's second-largest oil buyer. 

Oct 13, 2018, 07:33 AM IST
India eying US sanctions waiver after reducing Iran oil imports: Officials

India eying US sanctions waiver after reducing Iran oil imports: Officials

The United States is imposing new sanctions on Iran`s oil industry after Washington withdrew from a nuclear deal between Tehran and other global powers.

Oct 08, 2018, 22:44 PM IST
India to buy Iranian oil in Nov despite US sanctions: Pradhan

India to buy Iranian oil in Nov despite US sanctions: Pradhan

This is the first time Pradhan has spoken about India's stand on buying Iranian oil once the US sanctions on Iran come into force from November 4.

Oct 08, 2018, 17:32 PM IST
Ujjwala Yojana has become a mass movement: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Ujjwala Yojana has become a mass movement: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday attended Pradhan Matri LPG Panchayat programme in Bhubaneswar.

Oct 06, 2018, 23:21 PM IST
Dharmendra Pradhan confident of BJP forming govt in Odisha

Dharmendra Pradhan confident of BJP forming govt in Odisha

On the soaring prices of petrol and diesel, Pradhan said the BJD government in Odisha had a 'moral responsibility' to cut tax on the fuel in the interest of the people.

Oct 01, 2018, 00:17 AM IST
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan requests Odisha CM to reduce VAT on petrol, diesel

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan requests Odisha CM to reduce VAT on petrol, diesel

Fuel prices are the steepest in Maharashtra and the lowest in Andaman and Nicobar.

Sep 17, 2018, 16:13 PM IST
PM Modi and Putin share deep bond; Russia our closest friend: Dharmendra Pradhan

PM Modi and Putin share deep bond; Russia our closest friend: Dharmendra Pradhan

Their friendship is beyond the business and diplomatic relations, added the BJP Minister.

Sep 13, 2018, 14:37 PM IST
Govt approves fiscal incentives for projects to improve oil recovery

Govt approves fiscal incentives for projects to improve oil recovery

For gas, a 75 percent discount in royalty would be given.

Sep 13, 2018, 11:43 AM IST
 PM Narendra Modi likely to hold key Cabinet meet on rising prices of petrol and diesel

PM Narendra Modi likely to hold key Cabinet meet on rising prices of petrol and diesel

The Congress-led Opposition had observed a Bharat Bandh on September 10 on rising fuel prices.  

Sep 12, 2018, 21:20 PM IST

Blame for fuel price shock definitely lies with NDA government. Here's why

When 'international developments' were favourable, the NDA government took credit for something it didn't do. Now that situation is unfavourable, it doesn't want to take the blame.

Sep 10, 2018, 10:40 AM IST
Rupee strong as ever, dollar creating problem: Oil minister Pradhan on rising fuel prices

Rupee strong as ever, dollar creating problem: Oil minister Pradhan on rising fuel prices

Dharmendra Pradhan has blamed international factors for soaring fuel prices. "These factors aren't in India's hands."

Sep 08, 2018, 14:59 PM IST
Petrol and diesel prices eye century, household budgets clean bowled

Petrol and diesel prices eye century, household budgets clean bowled

The common man across the country is not feeling the pinch of surging fuel prices. He's feeling outright pain.

Sep 08, 2018, 12:05 PM IST
No relief on fuel prices soon, government working on permanent solution: Dharmendra Pradhan

No relief on fuel prices soon, government working on permanent solution: Dharmendra Pradhan

Fuel prices continued to touch another peak for the 16th consecutive day, with petrol being sold at Rs 78.43 per litre in Delhi and Rs 86.24 per litre in Mumbai.

May 29, 2018, 13:11 PM IST
National Data Centre at Bhubaneswar to offer 24*7 operations with secure hosting for e-Governance

National Data Centre at Bhubaneswar to offer 24*7 operations with secure hosting for e-Governance

The data center will offer 24*7 operations with secure hosting for e-Governance applications of the Government and its departments.

May 25, 2018, 17:26 PM IST
Fuel prices in GST? Oil Minister has been 'hoping, requesting, appealing' for months

Fuel prices in GST? Oil Minister has been 'hoping, requesting, appealing' for months

He claims he is trying his best to convince GST Council but is anyone listening to Dharmendra Pradhan?

May 25, 2018, 07:51 AM IST
Cheap fuel vs cheap mobile data: BJP leader's attack on Congress backfires

Cheap fuel vs cheap mobile data: BJP leader's attack on Congress backfires

Twitter users fear he may be made India's next finance minister for his internet data cost vs fuel price comparison.

May 24, 2018, 08:58 AM IST
Increase in fuel prices due to reduced production of oil in OPEC, solution soon: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Increase in fuel prices due to reduced production of oil in OPEC, solution soon: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Petrol prices on Sunday touched a record high of Rs 76.24 per litre and diesel climbed to its highest-ever level of Rs 67.57 as the oil PSUs passed on four weeks of relentless rise in international oil prices to consumers.

May 20, 2018, 22:50 PM IST
In a first, UAE to store 6 million barrels of oil in India

In a first, UAE to store 6 million barrels of oil in India

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in UAE said that the two countries have signed a seven-year agreement for strategic storage.

May 12, 2018, 17:34 PM IST
Appeal to GST Council to bring fuel prices under one-tax slab: Petroleum Minister

Appeal to GST Council to bring fuel prices under one-tax slab: Petroleum Minister

Dharmendra Pradhan has said on several occasions that he wants petroleum products to be put under GST in order to significantly lower record prices.

May 04, 2018, 20:30 PM IST
Govt concerned about petrol, diesel price pinch, says Pradhan

Govt concerned about petrol, diesel price pinch, says Pradhan

Asked if his ministry has sought a reduction in excise duty, he said working "piecemeal" will not help.

Apr 27, 2018, 13:31 PM IST

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