Gadkari lays foundation stone for road projects worth Rs 3,300 cr

Foundation stone for highway projects worth over Rs 3,300 crore in Punjab were laid on Thursday by Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari, who said the NDA government was committed to providing good connectivity across the country.

Gadkari, Akhilesh discuss improvement of UP roads

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday discussed the improvement of road transport in the state, officials said.

Nitin Gadkari announces Rs 50,000 crore for UP roads

Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari Tuesday announced that the central government would spend Rs 50,000 crore to improve the condition of roads in Uttar Pradesh.

Development of waterways top priority: Nitin Gadkari

Waterways development will be the top priority for NDA government due to its lower fare cost compared to rail and road transport, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Tuesday.

Govt plans to convert 101 rivers into waterways: Gadkari

Keen on promoting water transport to propel economic growth, the government has set an ambitious target to convert 101 rivers across the nation into waterways, union minister Nitin Gadkari said.

Raigarh traffic police's poster shows Gadkari on scooter with helmet flying off

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari's gaffe of not wearing a helmet while riding a scooter has came back in a humourous way in Raigarh district in Chhattisgarh.

Traffic police poster with Nitin Gadkari's 'caricature' kicks row
Traffic police poster with Nitin Gadkari's 'caricature' kicks row

A Traffic Police poster here courted a controversy when it featured an alleged caricature of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari after which its copies were recalled.

Gadkari calls meeting of CMs of 8 Naxal-affected states

Road Minister Nitin Gadkari has called a meeting of Chief Ministers of eight Left-Wing Extremism (LWE) affected states on January 13 at Raipur in order to resolve the bottlenecks in speedy implementation of road works being executed through the state PWDs.

Gadkari promises digitalized, eco-friendly roadways

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari has promised the digitalization of the roadways and to make it more eco-friendly for the citizens.

Don't pollute Ganga, says Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made a public appeal to not pollute the Ganga river while calling for a "time-bound, swift action and single-minded focus to ensure it is made pollution-free".

Parliament nod to Motor Vehicles Bill likely in next session: Gadkari

Parliament is likely to give its nod to the new Motor Vehicles Bill in the next session and the new legislation will transform the sector, making it transparent and corruption-free, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday.

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.

CBI's clean chit to Amit Shah vindicates BJP's stand: Rajnath Singh
CBI's clean chit to Amit Shah vindicates BJP's stand: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the acquittal of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah in the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case vindicated the party's stand.

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.