BJP leader Mungantiwar pitches for Nitin Gadkari as Maharashtra CM

Even as Maharashtra BJP president Devendra Fadnavis is said to be in the reckoning to lead the state as first chief minister of the saffron party, his predecessor Sudhir Mungantiwar today came out strongly in favour of Union minister and senior leader Nitin Gadkari for the coveted post.

Maharashtra BJP leaders want Nitin Gadkari to be made CM
Maharashtra BJP leaders want Nitin Gadkari to be made CM

With the Bharatiya Janata Party delaying any further decision on government formation in Maharashtra till after Diwali, voices started growing on Tuesday to bring Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari back to the state and make him the chief minister.

E-rickshaw owners to get clearances soon, says Nitin Gadkari

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari assured e-rickshaw owners that they would be able to get clearances soon for their vehicles, which have been termed illegal and banned from plying on Delhi roads.

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BJP leaders discuss Maharashtra, Haryana CM choices
BJP leaders discuss Maharashtra, Haryana CM choices

BJP held hectic consultations Monday over government formation in Haryana and Maharashtra with party leaders weighing various factors to decide the chief ministerial candidates in the two states.

Amit Shah discusses Haryana, Maharashtra govt formation with Gadkari

After their victory in Assembly polls in Haryana and Maharashtra, BJP on Monday moved forward towards government formation in both states with party chief Amit Shah holding parleys with Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for charting out further strategy.

Who will become the next Chief Ministers of Maharashtra and Haryana?

A day after a hostoric win Bharatiya Janata Party is busy designing strategy for government formation and deciding on the name of next chief ministers for Maharashtra and Haryana.

Gadkari says not part of Maharashtra CM race, will stay in Delhi

Even as the BJP appeared set to form the government in Maharashtra, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari denied that he was among the candidates to become the chief minister.

Close down alcohol shops on sides of highways: Nitin Gadkari

In a bid to bring down road accidents by 50 per cent in the next two years, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said alcohol shops on either side of highways should be closed.

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Maharashtra Assembly elections: Celebrities cast their vote

Among Bollywood personalities who went to polling booths in Mumbai early today were actress Rekha, Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Amol Palekar and actor Atul Kulkarni. Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar also cast his vote.

People upset with Congress-NCP govt, want BJP to take Maharashtra forward: Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Wednesday that people in Maharashtra are upset with the Congress-NCP government and are now hoping the BJP will take Maharashtra forward.

Jairam Ramesh opposes dilution in MNREGA

Contending that Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari wants to "dismantle the edifice of MNREGA", his predecessor and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said the country cannot "afford" the "ill-informed assault" on rural job scheme enacted by the UPA government.

Won't return to Maharashtra politics: Nitin Gadkari
Won't return to Maharashtra politics: Nitin Gadkari

Ruling out his return to state politics, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Tuesday said the BJP will have an unprecedented victory in tomorrow's Maharashtra Assembly elections.

Nitin Gadkari appreciates Aamir Khan
Nitin Gadkari appreciates Aamir Khan

Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Sunday appreciated Bollywood actor Aamir Khan for raising awareness about road safety.

EC expresses "displeasure" over Nitin Gadkari's remark 'inducing voters to take bribe'

The Election Commission on Saturday expressed "displeasure" at Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's reported remarks asking voters to accept bribe during campaigning in Maharashtra Assembly polls.

Activists urge PM to cancel approval of 7-km-long road in Rajasthan

Wildlife activists here have written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to cancel the approval of seven-km long elevated road in Mukundra Hills National Park and Tiger Reserve on NH-12 near Durra.

Bribe to voters: EC deadline for Nitin Gadkari's reply extended by two days

The Election Commission on Wednesday extended by two days deadline given to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari to submit his reply to a show cause notice issued to him for allegedly asking voters to accept bribe during campaigning in Maharashtra Assembly polls.

Gadkari served EC's notice on right grounds: Majid Memon

Condemning Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari statement on bribing at a rally in Maharashtra, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majid Memon on Tuesday said that the BJP leader has been served the Election Commission's notice on right grounds.

Congress welcomes EC notice to Nitin Gadkari

 Congress today said it welcomed Election Commission serving notice to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for allegedly asking voters at a public meeting in poll-bound Maharashtra to accept bribes, as it will prevent such campaigning in states where elections are due this year.