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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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