Gadkari say political conspiracy against govt over land bill

In a scathing attack on Opposition over land bill, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said a political conspiracy has been hatched to paint the image of BJP government as "pro-corporate" and "anti-farmer" and alleged a section of media is highlighting it.

Gadkari clarifies, but Rahul says he praised him

 Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday clarified his remarks made at a rally in Maharashtra, after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi praised him during a speech in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Burglars strike at Nitin Gadkari's sister's house in Nagpur

Burglars struck at the house of union minister Nitin Gadkari's sister here and decamped with valuables worth Rs 23 lakh, police said on Saturday.

Gadkari favours tunnel in MTHL project

Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday suggested a submarine tunnel instead of 22-km long bridge in the ambitious trans-harbour link project, amid murmurs of his differences with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on this issue.

SC stays defamation trial of Arvind Kejriwal, seeks Centre's response

The Supreme Court on Friday suspended criminal defamation proceedings against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, initiated by union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Surender Sharma for making alleged defamatory remarks.

Opposition parties sold land to pvt builders when in power: Gadkari

BJP on Wednesday accused the Opposition parties of playing "obstructionist" politics by resisting the land acquisition Bill and said some of these parties had "sold prime lands" to private builders when they were in power.

BJP to hold kisan rally in Delhi to counter opposition to new Land Bill
BJP to hold kisan rally in Delhi to counter opposition to new Land Bill

In an attempt to reach out to farmers, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a Kisan Rally here on Wednesday to counter the opposition over the new Land Acquisition Bill.

Govt will approach SC over NGT order: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Road, Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said on Monday that the government would approach the Supreme Court against the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order of banning vehicles older than 15 years from running in New Delhi.

Gadkari hits out at Congress for opposing land bill

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday hit out at the Opposition for "politicising" the land bill issue and questioned the Congress why it did not seek farmers' consent when it doled out coal mines to the "rich".

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Nitin Gadkari advises farmers to stop relying on God or government

Advising farmers to stop relying on God or government, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said they need take charge of their own lives to improve the lot.

Don't rely on God or government: Gadkari tells farmers

Advising farmers to stop relying on God or government, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said they need take charge of their own lives to improve the lot.

Include road safety in school curriculum: Gadkari asks states

Road safety is likely to be part of school curriculum across the country as Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has asked state education boards to introduce this subject in the syllabus.

Opposition creating fear among minorities against BJP: Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has accused the Opposition parties of creating fear in the minds of people against the BJP and its leaders, after being unable to criticise the government's work.

Gadkari criticised for 'linking rape with religion'

The Goa Congress has criticised Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's controversial comment wherein he raked up the religion of two Bangladeshis who were arrested for raping a nun in West Bengal last month.

Innovation, entrepreneurship can eradicate poverty: Gadkari

Concerned over suicides by farmers, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said India can wipe out poverty by promoting innovation, entrepreneurship and technology.

Govt not averse to more amendments to Land Bill: Gadkari

Hopeful of bringing the opposition on-board to get the much-debated land legislation passed, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Wednesday said the government is not averse to more changes to the Bill.

Uttar Pradesh: Rs 300 crore released for farmers hit by unseasonal rain

An amount of Rs 300 crore has reportedly been released by the Uttar Pradesh government to help the farmers who lost their crops due to unseasonal rain and hailstroms.

Central team visits Uttar Pradesh to assess crop damage​
Central team visits Uttar Pradesh to assess crop damage​

A high-level central team headed by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari arrived in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday to visit certain parts of the state where farmers have suffered massive crop loss because of untimely rain and hailstrom.

Centre to spend Rs 5 lakh crore on developing waterways: Nitin Gadkari

The Centre is planning to spend Rs five lakh crore in the next 10 years on developing waterways in the country, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Wednesday.