BJD's Rita Sahu secured 1,35,957 (73%) votes while BJP’s Gadtia got just 37,967 (20.63%), 15,515 less than he got contesting against Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in April. The Congress polled a paltry 5,873 (3.19%) and lost its deposit
The Union Cabinet has cleared recapitalisation of IDBI Bank with a one-time infusion of funds by both the government and the LIC, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters.
Earlier this month, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister had written to Jaishankar, requesting his personal intervention in the release and repatriation of 10 people from Odisha, who were held captive by their employers in the Persian Gulf country.
Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, speaks to Outlook about developments in volatile West Asia, the diversification of India’s energy basket and how India has emerged as a sought-after energy market.
At OutlookSpeakOut’s ReImagining Odisha, the participants, ranging from union ministers, to intellectuals, industrialists, thought leaders and artistes, shared their vision for Odisha and what can be done to realise the aspirations.
Dharmendra Pradhan, minister for petroleum & natural gas and skill development & entrepreneurship, tells Outlook that there are jobs in the country and more employment opportunities will be generated in the future.
'If we use American technology and innovation in India's market, then it is not necessary that all components will be made in America. If American technology needs business, then they will have to come to India.'