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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.