Affordable houses in less than Rs 5 lakh: Five things you want to know

Affordable houses in less than Rs 5 lakh: Five things you want to know

The government plans to offer affordable houses below Rs 5 lakh.

Govt may exempt import duty on used cooking oil: Gadkari

Govt may exempt import duty on used cooking oil: Gadkari

To encourage use of alternative fuel, the government is contemplating withdrawing import duty on used cooking oil for conversion into bio-diesel which will help curb pollution, Union Minister

Government to provide affordable houses in less than Rs 5 lakh

Government to provide affordable houses in less than Rs 5 lakh

At a time when only one percent of India's population can afford a house above Rs 10 lakh, the government is not only committed to building smart cities but also to offer affordable houses below Rs 5 lakh.

Landing on the Ganga - Amphibious plane to fly between Varanasi and Kolkata

Landing on the Ganga - Amphibious plane to fly between Varanasi and Kolkata

 The Centre is working on a proposal to ply an amphibious aircraft on the Ganga between Varanasi and Kolkata and has a target of developing 111 waterways in the country.

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives in Colombo for Joint Commission meeting

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives in Colombo for Joint Commission meeting

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Friday on a two-day visit during which she would attend the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission meeting.

Cabinet note by month-end on scrapping old vehicles: Gadkari

Cabinet note by month-end on scrapping old vehicles: Gadkari

The central government will soon consider a policy to phase out old vehicles from public roads, Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday.

Kejriwal against clause mandating Class 8 as getting driver's licence

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said he would write to Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari asking him to withdraw a clause from Central rules, which mandates Class 8 as minimum qualification for getting a driver's licence.

India needs $1 trillion for new roads, ports, airports: Nitin Gadkari

India needs $1 trillion for new roads, ports, airports: Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari said his ministry is working on a target of 30 km of new roads per day by March 31 besides working towards achieving an ambitious target of 100 km a day.

PM Modi congratulates Amit Shah on re-election as BJP chief

PM Modi congratulates Amit Shah on re-election as BJP chief

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Amit Shah on his re-election as BJP president and voiced confidence that the party will scale newer heights under his leadership.

Consider decision on shifting RO from Itanagar:Tuki to Gadkari

 Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has requested Union Minister Nitin Gadkari to reconsider its decision to shift its Regional Office (RO) from

Get 50% rebate in excise duty on new car by surrendering old car

Get 50% rebate in excise duty on new car by surrendering old car

The Budget may see some major announcements for automobile manufacturers which bring investments on green vehicles.

Road Minister Nitin Gadkari seeks 'end of life' policy for old vehicles in Budget

Road Minister Nitin Gadkari seeks 'end of life' policy for old vehicles in Budget

An 'end of life' policy may be announced in the Budget that may include a rebate of at least 50 percent in excise duty on new vehicles for buyers who surrender their polluting old ones.

CM Kejriwal to say 'Thank You Delhi' after odd-even success

CM Kejriwal to say 'Thank You Delhi' after odd-even success

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold a rally today afternoon to thank Delhi citizens for participating and making odd-even scheme a success.

J&K govt formation: Mehbooba Mufti calls PDP meet today

J&K govt formation: Mehbooba Mufti calls PDP meet today

The first signs of effort to end the impasse on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir emerged today as PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday called a meeting to discuss the future course of action with ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The meeting will be attended by senior party leaders and Parliament members.

Gadkari no to casinos, wants Ramdev, Sri Sri to enter tourism

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday cleared that casinos are not welcome in the country while he pitched that organisations doing "good work" like Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's Patanjali group and Sri Sri Ravishankar's 'Art of Living' should create facilities at the over 1,300 islands, which are to be opened up for tourism across the country.

No permission to Nitin Gadkari, but Mamata Banerjee may hold a rally in Malda

No permission to Nitin Gadkari, but Mamata Banerjee may hold a rally in Malda

Days after after a team of BJP MPs was denied permission to visit violence-hit Kaliachak in West Bengal's Malda district, senior party leader and  Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari was on Wednesday denied permission to hold a rally in the area on January 18.

Due procedure followed in awarding Zojila tunnel tender: Govt

In the wake of the Congress Party alleging a corruption to the tune of Rs 10,500 crores in the Zojila Tunnel Tendering Process by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the ministry on Tuesday stated that it had followed due procedure.

Digvijay Singh writes to PM Narendra Modi, seeks action against Nitin Gadkari

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to take action against Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari for his alleged role in awarding the contract of the Rs 10,050 crore Zojila Pass Tunnel project in Jammu and Kashmir.

DDCA scam: AAP to file reply in Delhi HC today

DDCA scam: AAP to file reply in Delhi HC today

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will file a 2000 page reply in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday on the civil defamation case filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

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