national highways

Govt clears BharatMala road connectivity project: Key facts

Govt clears BharatMala road connectivity project: Key facts

The project is part of the government's plan on point-to-point expressways and border road connectivity. 

Oct 24, 2017, 18:03 PM IST
12 National Highways to double up as emergency landing airstrips

12 National Highways to double up as emergency landing airstrips

IAF has cleared 12 National Highways as emergency landing airstrips that will enable rescue operation teams to reach affected areas easily.

Jul 30, 2017, 12:20 PM IST
Around Rs 7 lakh crore to be spent for highways sector in next 5 years

Around Rs 7 lakh crore to be spent for highways sector in next 5 years

Feasibility study of 87 ROB projects has been completed so far.

Jul 25, 2017, 16:23 PM IST
Over 100 roads in UP to become National Highways: Keshav Prasad Maurya

Over 100 roads in UP to become National Highways: Keshav Prasad Maurya

The BJP came to power in UP only in March this year and already we have succeeded in making a major part of the state's roads free of potholes.

Jul 09, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
Liquor ban along highways: UP govt feels the heat; incurs loss of Rs 5,000 cr

Liquor ban along highways: UP govt feels the heat; incurs loss of Rs 5,000 cr

Ever since the Supreme Court banned liquor vends within 500 metres of national and state highways, the Uttar Pradesh government has incurred incurs loss of about Rs 5,000 crore.

Jul 05, 2017, 11:58 AM IST

Plea in SC seeks clarification on ban on liquor shops in Kerala

The beer and wine shop parlour owners in Kerala on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court contending that its December 15 order banning liquor shops within 500 metres on either side of the National and State Highways was not applicable to them as they came under different category.

Jun 14, 2017, 15:44 PM IST

Madras HC restrains Tamil Nadu govt from opening, relocating liquor shops

The Madras High Court on Tuesday granted an interim injunction restraining the Tamil Nadu government from opening or relocating state run TASMAC liquor shops along national or state highways.

Apr 25, 2017, 18:09 PM IST

Without State Capacity, will highway liquor ban pave safer roads?

The current issue of the relocation of liquor shops 500 meters away from the National Highways is causing unrest in some parts of the country.

Apr 14, 2017, 22:37 PM IST

Bar-highway distance measurement begins in Gurgaon

Gurgaon administration has started the process of measuring the motorable distance of 500 metres for pubs, bars and hotels from the national and state highways here.

Apr 12, 2017, 11:50 AM IST

One lakh CCTV cameras to be installed along NHs in Haryana: CM Manohar Lal Khattar

The Haryana government has decided to install one lakh CCTV cameras along the national highways in the state to rescue the victims and provide assistance promptly in case of accidents.

Apr 08, 2017, 20:04 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh govt denotifies 16 State Highways to 'Major District Roads' to circumvent SC's liquor ban order

Himachal Pradesh govt denotifies 16 State Highways to 'Major District Roads' to circumvent SC's liquor ban order

Himachal Pradesh government has denotified 16 State Highways to 'Major District Roads', days after the Supreme Court order banning liquor vends within 500 metres of national and state highways came into effect.

Apr 06, 2017, 09:46 AM IST
Highway liquor ban: Watering holes along highways go high and dry following SC order

Highway liquor ban: Watering holes along highways go high and dry following SC order

Thousands of watering holes, iconic clubs and swanky pubs went high and dry as authorities went full steam to enforce a Supreme Court order banning liquor sale along highways while states gauged revenue losses.

Apr 02, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

Over 100 liquor vends, bars shut in Delhi

Over 100 liquor vends, and restaurant and hotel bars located within 500 metres of highways, have been shut down in the last two days following the Supreme Court directive to this effect.

Apr 02, 2017, 13:27 PM IST
Liquor vends within 500 metres of national, state highways to be shut from today

Liquor vends within 500 metres of national, state highways to be shut from today

Liquor vends within 500 metres of national and state highways will shut down from Saturday.

Apr 01, 2017, 08:23 AM IST
Supreme Court upholds highway liquor ban with some relaxation; scores of pubs/bars to go dry from April 1

Supreme Court upholds highway liquor ban with some relaxation; scores of pubs/bars to go dry from April 1

The Supreme Court on Friday reduced from 500 to 220 metres the distance of liquor vends from highways in areas with a population of up to 20,000.

Mar 31, 2017, 16:44 PM IST
Supreme Court to pronounce order on liquor outlets along highways today

Supreme Court to pronounce order on liquor outlets along highways today

The Supreme Court had ordered a ban on all liquor shops along the national as well as the state highways across the country.

Mar 31, 2017, 09:10 AM IST

One-way traffic restored on Jammu-Srinagar highway

One-way traffic was on Sunday restored on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway which had remained closed for four days.

Mar 12, 2017, 09:31 AM IST
Demonetisation: Govt extends toll exemption on national highways till Dec 2 midnight

Demonetisation: Govt extends toll exemption on national highways till Dec 2 midnight

"For smooth traffic movement across all National Highways, toll collection has now been suspended till mid-night of December 2," an official said.

Nov 24, 2016, 18:23 PM IST

Toll suspension extended till 24th November midnight across all National Highways

Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday that toll suspension had been extended till 24th November midnight across all National Highways.

Nov 17, 2016, 18:12 PM IST
Toll tax suspension on National Highways extended till Nov 18

Toll tax suspension on National Highways extended till Nov 18

The Centre has extended suspension of toll tax on National Highways till November 18, 2016,midnight. 

Nov 14, 2016, 14:15 PM IST