Dharmendra Pradhan
Business  /  Published 24.11.19

ONGC may pare HPCL stake

State-owned exploration giant ONGC is considering a plan to dilute its stake in refiner HPCL, which it had acquired for Rs 36,915 crore, to reduce debt and fund exploration projects.Sources said the c...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 29.03.20

LPG talks with Saudis amid global oil glut

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan and his Saudi counterpart have reviewed the global fuel markets at a time Riyadh is grappling with excess stocks of crude oil, having initiated a brutal output war with...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.12.19

Push for ATF, gas under GST

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday expressed hope that finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will suggest bringing aviation turbine fuel and natural gas under the GST ambit in the Union budget ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 21.11.19

Indian Oil may not bid for BPCL

The government is considering multiple options for the sale of refiner BPCL but gave strong signals that PSU refinery behemoth Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOC) will be kept out of the bidding proc...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 11.01.20

PM focuses on development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet colleague Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday sought to keep politics and development apart amid the ongoing friction between the Centre and the state over the ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


Business  /  Published 08.01.20

Funds prop for gas grid in Northeast

In a move to boost natural gas consumption in the Northeast, the Modi government on Wednesday approved a Rs 5,559-crore viability gap funding for the proposed Indradhanush Gas Grid. In the absence of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 23.12.19

White paper to reduce tax on steel

The government will come out with a white paper in four months to cut taxes on steel companies and make them competitive, steel minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.Pradhan said the Niti Aayog w...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Odisha  /  Published 04.11.18

Pilgrims stuck in Badrinath

The state government on Sunday sought the help of its counterpart in Uttarakhand to take steps to rescue 42 Odia pilgrims who have been stranded near the Badrinath temple due to intense snowfall.Those...
By Sunil Patnaik in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 22.09.19

Petrol price jumps Rs 1.59/litre, diesel Rs 1.31/litre

Petrol prices have soared by Rs 1.59 a litre and diesel by Rs 1.31 in the last six days – the most since daily price revision was introduced in 2017 – as a massive strike at Saudi Arabian oil...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 12.10.18

Modi, Jaitley and Pradhan meet on oil prices

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday went into a huddle with his senior ministers to combat soaring oil prices that threaten to turn into a poll issue at the upcoming state assembly elections. Modi...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi


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