Dharmendra Pradhan
Business  /  Published 14.06.21

Selective blame for fuel price hike

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said Congress-led governments in Rajasthan and Maharashtra should cut high sales tax on petrol and diesel if the party was concerned about the fuel price burd...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 11.06.21

Auction alert for big idle oil finds

The government will auction unmonetised large oil and gas fields of state-owned ONGC and OIL to boost the country’s hydrocarbon production, petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan said as the gove...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.05.21

When a PM acts like one

A Hindi paper recently printed snaps of Tejashwi Yadav, Kanhaiya Kumar and Chirag Paswan regarding their absence from Covid relief work. The image renewed attacks on Kumar for being a “celebrity...
By Delhi Diaries

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.05.21

Cycle petrol bunk hint

The petrol bunks of the country that facilitate filling air in the tyres of two and four-wheelers free of cost at present may also offer the same facility to cycles soon. This became a possibility wh...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 15.04.21

BJD and BJP spar over Odisha vaccine shortage

The war of words has escalated between the ruling Biju Janata Dal and the Opposition BJP over the shortage of Covid-19 vaccines in Odisha. Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday hit...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


Business  /  Published 02.03.21

LPG sizzles in election heat

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has suggested the prices have increased “due to intense cold” and a recent ice storm in the US had generated the spike in the price of diesel an...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.02.21

Fuel: minister vs minister on 'logic'

Jharkhand finance minister Rameshwar Oraon has described as "illogical" Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s reasoning that the steep rise in fue...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Business  /  Published 05.02.21

Crude price concern

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan warned on Thursday that rising oil prices could hurt global economic recovery in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic that caused most economies to shrink last year. ...
By Reuters in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.02.21

Road, fuel projects on PM’s Haldia menu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate multi-crore infrastructure projects in oil and gas and road sectors in poll-bound Bengal at an event in Haldia on February 7. Chief minister Mamata Banerj...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

Business  /  Published 22.01.21

Move to tap Iran crude oil

India plans to keep the option open of resuming crude purchase from Tehran and will closely monitor the steps taken by the Biden administration on the Iran nuclear issue. Petroleum minister Dharmendr...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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