Facing problems due to ambiguity in funds' disbursal: Mamata Banerjee

 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said her government was facing difficulty in planning future projects in the state due to ambiguity in the disbursal of funds from the central government.

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Rs 6,200 crore worth road projects in Bihar today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday inaugurate highway projects involving investment of Rs 6,200 crore in the poll-bound state of Bihar.

Assam fixes new speed limits on national highways

People can now drive at 100 km per hour on four-laned divided carriageways on the national highways (NHs) in Assam, according to new speed limits fixed on Monday.

Govt to convert 90,000 kms of NH into green corridors: Gadkari

 To transform India's 90,000 kms of national highways into green corridors, the government will soon implement an ambitious policy under which one per cent of the road construction cost will go towards planting trees.

PM reviews performance of national highways programme

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a high level meeting to review the progress of National Highways (NH) programmes.

Haryana govt adopts new policy, closes five toll plazas

Haryana Government on Tuesday said it has taken a policy decision not to charge toll on such roads which meet one of the five conditions including investment made on improvement of roads and annual tax collection.

We will lay more than 30 km of highways per day: Gadkari

Shifting to top gear on laying of national highways, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said he will surpass his own target of 30 km per day by next year, against the current average of 14 km, lining up projects worth Rs 3.5 lakh crore.

Private vehicles may be exempted from paying toll on highways

Private buses and vehicles may be exempted from paying toll on highways in their districts if the government accepts the proposal.

Nitish attacks Centre over poor condition of national highways

 Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said if the Centre does not have money to repair the national highways which are in a poor condition, the state government could step in and do it.

Mahindra Transport Excellence Awards: Celebrating India's transport industry

Mahindra Transport Excellence Awards 2014, a celebration of the success of India's transport industry.

Road Ministry seeks Rs 50K-cr budget allocation

Citing the need to fast-track highways development and meet the ambitious plan of building 30 kms of roads a day, the Road Transport and Highways Ministry sought the doubling of its budgetary allocation to Rs 50,000 crore.

All new national highways to be made of concrete: Nitin Gadkari

 Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said all new road projects of the Centre will use concrete.

Electronic toll collection at highways to start from Oct 27

The government will commence the electronic toll collection process across national highways from October 27.

Naga outfit calls indefinite blockade of national highways in Manipur, security tightened

Security measures have been tightened along two national highways in Manipur in view of indefinite blockade by hill-based United Naga Council (UNC) beginning Thursday in protest against the death of two persons in police firing on August 30 last.

National Highways in Manipur should remain open: MHA

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday issued an advisory, saying that the National Highways in Manipur should remain open and law and order should be maintained.

Security tightened along national highways in Manipur

Security measures have been tightened along two national highways in Manipur in view of indefinite blockade by hill-based United Naga Council (UNC) from Thursday in protest against the death of two persons in police firing on August 30 last.

Bihar to take up with the Centre about poor upkeep of NHs

The Bihar government on Friday lamented the poor upkeep of National Highways in the state and said it would take up the matter with the Centre soon.

200 cr trees to be planted along 1 lakh km highways: Gadkari

The government plans to plant 200 crore trees along the entire 1 lakh km National Highways network across the country to employ jobless youth.

Cabinet nod to convert 7,200 km of state roads to highways

The government on Thursday decided to convert 7,200 kms of states roads into national highways.

Nawaz Sharif demotes police officer for misusing funds

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has demoted a top Pakistani police official who used public funds to issue advertisements to congratulate him on his victory in the general election in May.