Dharmendra Pradhan

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
Petrol, diesel should be under GST ambit, ball in Finance Ministry court: Dharmendra Pradhan

Petrol, diesel should be under GST ambit, ball in Finance Ministry court: Dharmendra Pradhan

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday reiterated that his ministry wants petrol and diesel to be brought under the domain of Goods and Services Tax (GST). Speaking to Zee media about petrol price reaching 4-year high and diesel touching all-time high, Pradhan blamed the increase in crude oil price.

Apr 05, 2018, 18:02 PM IST
Dharmendra Pradhan hopes fuel prices will soon be included under GST

Dharmendra Pradhan hopes fuel prices will soon be included under GST

Petrol price on Monday again hit a four-year high of Rs 73.83 a litre while diesel rates touched an all-time high of Rs 64.69 in the national capital.

Apr 02, 2018, 13:54 PM IST
Veteran Odia actress Aparajita Mohanty joins BJP

Veteran Odia actress Aparajita Mohanty joins BJP

Veteran Odia actress Aparajita Mohanty joined BJP on Monday.

Feb 19, 2018, 14:39 PM IST
Odisha by-polls: Dharmendra Pradhan kicks off election campaign in Bijepur

Odisha by-polls: Dharmendra Pradhan kicks off election campaign in Bijepur

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday kicked off his campaign for the Bijepur by-elections in Odisha.

Feb 17, 2018, 09:43 AM IST
Pakistan is a 'chhutputiya' nation, this is not war: BJP MP Dharmendra Pradhan on terror attacks

Pakistan is a 'chhutputiya' nation, this is not war: BJP MP Dharmendra Pradhan on terror attacks

Pakistan has unleashed a series of terror attacks in the last few months

Feb 14, 2018, 08:20 AM IST
3 crore new free LPG connections will cost govt Rs 4,800 crore: Minister

3 crore new free LPG connections will cost govt Rs 4,800 crore: Minister

The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana launched in May 2016 with a target to give 5 crore LPG connections to poor women in three years.

Feb 08, 2018, 17:59 PM IST
1,500 km pipeline in Assam to supply gas to Northeast states: Dharmendra Pradhan

1,500 km pipeline in Assam to supply gas to Northeast states: Dharmendra Pradhan

Five major oil and natural gas PSUs will set up joint firm for the 1,500-km pipeline with an estimated cost of Rs 6,000 crore.

Feb 03, 2018, 19:15 PM IST
'Global role model': Who said what about PM Modi's speech at WEF in Davos

'Global role model': Who said what about PM Modi's speech at WEF in Davos

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first speech at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday cautioned the world against growing protectionism and rise in tariff and non-tariff barriers that are impeding global trade.  

Jan 23, 2018, 17:50 PM IST
Oil Minister says govt trying to bring petrol, diesel under GST

Oil Minister says govt trying to bring petrol, diesel under GST

The Union Oil Minister said that petrol, diesel and kerosene should come under the ambit of GST and the government is hopeful that GST Council will agree to it shortly.

Jan 21, 2018, 21:44 PM IST
Congress hoodwinked people by just laying foundation stones for projects, says PM Modi in Barmer

Congress hoodwinked people by just laying foundation stones for projects, says PM Modi in Barmer

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday that the opening of Barmer Refinery will open an ocean of new employment opportunities for the youth.

Jan 16, 2018, 15:53 PM IST
ONGC makes significant oil, gas discovery in Arabian Sea

ONGC makes significant oil, gas discovery in Arabian Sea

ONGC produced 25.5 million tonnes of oil in 2016-17, which will reach 28-29 million tonnes by 2019-20.

Jan 02, 2018, 10:06 AM IST
Dharmendra Pradhan ridicules Patnaik's statement on regional parties' coordination

Dharmendra Pradhan ridicules Patnaik's statement on regional parties' coordination

Union Minister and senior BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday ridiculed Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's statement on coordination between regional parties.

Dec 26, 2017, 13:59 PM IST

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