Promulgation of e-rickshaw ordinance gets Cabinet nod

Paving the way for plying of e-rickshaws on roads of national capital region, the Cabinet Wednesday approved promulgation of an ordinance as a Bill in this regard could not get through Parliament.

Govt to increase focus on development of waterways: Gadkari

The government will increase its focus on development of waterways for passenger traffic and goods movement, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said here.

Need for change in mindset for development in West Bengal: Gadkari

People of West Bengal need to change their mindset to create an atmosphere of development in the state, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday.

New bill to come in Parliament on rivers: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Tuesday said the central government plans to bring a bill in parliament to list 103 rivers as national waterways.

Parties indulging in vote bank politics: Gadkari on conversion

Amid a controversy over religious conversions, Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said that political forces "disturbed" over the victory of BJP are trying to convert the agenda of development into that of vote bank politics.

Suresh Prabhu to meet Maharashtra CM over rail projects

 Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has called for a meeting with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and union Raod Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari to work out a development plan for the railways in Mumbai, a city synonymous with congested suburban trains.

Defamation case: Court imposes Rs 10K cost on Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday imposed a cost of Rs 10,000 on Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for his failure to comply with its order in a criminal defamation case filed by him against former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Bill to legalise e-rickshaws passed in Lok Sabha

 The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill to legalize e-rickshaws by bringing them under the ambit of the Motor Vehicles Act.

Govt exploring alternate route to launch Sethusamudram project

New Delhi: In line with BJP-led government's stand not to demolish 'Ram Sethu', the government is in the process of exploring an alternative route for the launch of Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project (SSCP).

Centre announces slew of projects on Vasundhara Raje govt's anniversary

Marking the completion of one year of Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government in Rajasthan, Centre on Saturday announced here a slew of projects worth crores of rupees for road, infrastructure and power sectors in the state.

Transport Ministry makes Aamir Khan its road safety ambassador
Transport Ministry makes Aamir Khan its road safety ambassador

After endorsing the 'Atithi Devo Bhava' campaign for the Ministry of Tourism, Bollywood star Aamir Khan has been roped in by Road Transport Ministry as safety ambassador.

Union Road Transport minister relaxes norms for N-E states

Union Road Transport and Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari has consented to relax norms for the North Eastern states, particularly Arunachal Pradesh, to promote less experienced contractors for executing the Trans-Arunachal Highway project.

Union Road Transport minister relaxes norms for Northeast states

Union Road Transport and Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari has consented to relax norms for the northeastern states, particularly Arunachal Pradesh, to promote less experienced contractors for executing the Trans-Arunachal Highway project.

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Delhi cab rape: Will banning Uber taxi services solve anything?-Part 2

Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday disagreed with the decision to ban Uber cab services in Delhi in the wake of the alleged rape of a 27-year -old woman in a taxi plying under it, saying such a move could not be a solution.

Delhi cab rape: Will banning Uber taxi services solve anything?

Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday disagreed with the decision to ban Uber cab services in Delhi in the wake of the alleged rape of a 27-year -old woman in a taxi plying under it, saying such a move could not be a solution.

Delhi rape case: NCP slams Gadkari over Uber taxis

NCP on Tuesday hit out at Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari for opposing the decision to ban the cab services of Uber across the country.

MHA asks states to ban web-based taxi services

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said he has asked state governments and union territories to ban all web-based radio taxis following one such taxi's driver raping a woman passenger in the cab in Delhi.

Uber rape case: Gadkari says not plausible to ban cab services

Commenting on the Delhi Government's step to ban US based taxi service Uber after one of its employees was accused for raping a 27-year old woman last Friday, Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said that it is not plausible to ban all such services when incidents of this nature take place.

Bihar blames Centre for dilapidated condition of bridge

A senior Bihar minister on Wednesday said that the Centre will be "squarely responsible" if road connectivity were to snap at any point of time due to dilapidated condition of the Mahatma Gandhi setu on river Ganga, said to be lifeline between north and south Bihar.