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Enough funds for road building, orders worth Rs. five lakh crore signed, says Nitin Gadkari

Enough funds for road building, orders worth Rs. five lakh crore signed, says Nitin Gadkari

With the National Highway Authority of India having received a mandate from the Budget to raise Rs. 70,000 crore through infrastructure bonds and easy availability of low cost overseas loans for the AAA rated NHAI, the government`s road and highway building programme has enough cash to build the crucial infrastructure, Road Transport, Highway and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari has said.

People are unable to accept Narendra Modi as PM: Gadkari

At the time when Narendra Modi became Prime Minister the GDP growth was 4.5 per cent and now it is 7.6 per cent so somewhere things are moving fast, Gadkari said.

No dearth of funds for 'Clean Ganga' mission: Gadkari

Projects worth crores of rupees have been launched to make river Ganga pollution free. 

Looking to hedge Rs 1 lakh crore loan: Gadkari

Reiterating that there are benefits by way of interest cost reductions if money is raised in foreign currency, Gadkari said "hedging is necessary as if anything goes wrong in the future, he will be blamed".

Gadkari inaugurates IDTR

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Saturday inaugurated the Institute of Driving Training and Research (IDTR) which has been set up to promote road safety with focus on training drivers to reduce accident rate in the country.

Amit Shah discusses Haryana, Maharashtra govt formation with Gadkari

After their victory in Assembly polls in Haryana and Maharashtra, BJP on Monday moved forward towards government formation in both states with party chief Amit Shah holding parleys with Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for charting out further strategy.

Gadkari asks major ports to come up with land data base by Oct

To revamp country`s top 12 ports, the Centre has asked them to prepare land data base by October and come up with concrete plans by January next year to achieve international operating standards.

No NHAI funds if Kerala develops NH stretches at 30 m: Gadkari

The Centre will not extend any assistance under national highways programme if the Kerala government decides to develop NH stretches in the state at 30-metre width instead of 45 metres.

AAP demands change of Gadkari`s portfolio

Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday demanded changing the portfolio of Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari after a report alleged his family had links with e-rickshaw manufacturing company.

E-rickshaws not to be barred from plying in Delhi: Gadkari

In a relief to e-rickshaw operators, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari today announced that the battery-operated rickshaws will not be barred from plying in the national capital and they will be considered as non-motorised vehicles.

Gadkari to unveil plans tomorrow for road, shipping growth

Entrusted with the task to spur growth in infrastructure space, former BJP President Nitin Jairam Gadkari will unveil the blueprint tomorrow to revive highways and shipping sectors after he assumes charge of the ministries.

Mamata should agree to CBI probe in Saradha scam: Gadkari

Keeping open the possibility of a post-poll tie-up with the Trinamool Congress, senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari Saturday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee should agree to a CBI probe into the Saradha chit fund scam to uphold her government`s image.

Digvijay attacks RSS for supporting Gadkari

Congress leader Digvijay Singh Sunday accused RSS of supporting BJP president Nitin Gadkari even as corruption charges against him were being probed.

BJP demands full-fledged probe against Vadra`s business growth

The BJP Tuesday demanded a full-fledged inquiry into the `phenomenal growth` of companies of Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Cong President Sonia Gandhi.

Manikrao Thakre to send legal notice to Gadkari

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Manikrao Thakre said he will send a legal notice to BJP chief Nitin Gadkari for making "baseless allegations" against him of non-payment of Rs 23 lakh to sugarcane growers.

BJP to decide Gadkari`s fate: RSS

Rubbishing reports that RSS plays "godfather" to Nitin Gadkari, the Sangh said it was BJP to decide the fate of its president.

BJP will seal borders, if returned to power: Gadkari

Accusing the Congress of playing "vote bank politics", BJP president Nitin Gadkari today said his party would take steps to seal the country`s international borders to prevent illegal immigration, if elected to power.

BJP ready to counter Kejriwal`s charges: Balbir Punj

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Wednesday said that the financial transactions of his political outfit have been absolutely transparent, and added that the main opposition is open to scrutiny

Gadkari calls on injured Munda

Munda, who is admitted to a hospital here after suffering injries in a helicopter accident, told the party president, "I am feeling better, and will soon return to work."

Himachal should promote use of biomass fuel: Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari Wednesday advised his party`s government in Himachal Pradesh to take green initiatives such as promoting use of renewable energy.