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After urging firms to make vaccines: Gadkari says was unaware govt started efforts to boost production

May 20, 2021 5:19 am

“I was unaware that his ministry has started these efforts before I had given suggestion yesterday,” Gadkari tweeted, referring to Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertiliser Mansukh Mandaviya, who was present at the virtual conference where Gadkari made the remarks.

Nitin Gadkari: More firms should get licences for vaccines

May 19, 2021 9:58 am

Only three vaccines have so far been approved to be sold in India so far --- Covaxin, Covishield and Sputnik V.

No politics in social service, help all:Gadkari to BJP workers

May 10, 2021 9:12 am

He also asked the party workers to diligently follow the pandemic protocols, saying the BJP has lost many workers this time. "Don't do politics in social service as only the good work done by you will credit the workers as well as the BJP.

Wardha firm granted licence to manufacture remdesivir

April 18, 2021 1:18 am

The development came on Saturday following an initiative taken by Union Transport Minister and Nagpur MP Nitin Gadkari pushing for licence to the company.

Nagpur: New Covid ward with 60 beds inaugurated, will soon have 200 beds

April 15, 2021 11:07 pm

Over the last many days, Covid-19 patients have been finding it difficult to get beds in the city, with many patients preferring to go out of the city to other places in the region for treatment.

Ambedkar had proposed Sanskrit as official language: CJI Bobde

April 15, 2021 7:22 am

Justice Bobde was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the academic building of the Maharashtra National Law University at Nagpur.

Pune: Centre sanctions over Rs 160 crore for six-lane flyover at Katraj Chowk

April 08, 2021 10:17 pm

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) had proposed the flyover and the central government then decided to take up the work as it was on a junction of a National Highway.

Highway construction at around 37 km a day, a record: Gadkari

April 01, 2021 11:13 pm

Nitin Gadkari said the target would be even more in the coming years.

Delhi to Meerut Expressway opens for public, travel time to take just 45 minutes!

April 01, 2021 6:53 pm

The aim of the 96 km-long 14-lane Delhi-Meerut expressway is to cut short travel time to around 45 minutes from over 2.5 hours at present.

Delhi: In a first, NH 48, Dwarka expressway to be toll free

March 25, 2021 4:16 am

This was revealed at a Road Safety Meeting held in Gurgaon on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Dr Yash Garg.


Here is a list of Union ministers who contracted Covid-19

September 17, 2020 1:06 pm

Here's a list of all the Union Ministers who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus infection.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Amit Shah holds road show before filing nomination for Gandhinagar seat

March 30, 2019 12:14 pm

With just 11 days left for the Lok Sabha elections to kick off, leaders from major political parties are busy taking trips across the country in an effort to reach out to as many voters as possible. Gujarat will go to polls on April 23 in a single phase.

Aamir Khan at special screening with his Dangal team in Delhi, BJP leaders attend. See pics

December 28, 2016 2:49 pm

Aamir Khan conducted a special screening of Dangal for Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari and fashion designer-turned-BJP leader Saina NC in Delhi.

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari takes questions at Express Adda

April 16, 2016 12:40 pm

Nitin Gadkari is also a former BJP president and considered a leader close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Budget session: Opposition turns up the heat on Government

February 24, 2016 10:28 pm

With the row over the JNU sedition case and the death of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula setting the stage for a stormy start to the Budget session.

Today in Pics: October 20, 2014

October 20, 2014 5:48 pm

A member of Corps of Military Police "Shwet Ashwa" breaks a tubelight wall during the platinum jubilee celebrations of their unit and affiliation ceremony of INS Kunjali at Dronacharya parade ground in Bengaluru.

Bill Gates meets Nitin Gadkari

September 19, 2014 4:23 pm

Bill Gates met Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari at his residence in New Delhi.

Nitin Gadkari blames UPA for common man's woes

March 06, 2014 11:40 am

"The common man is suffering because of Congress-led government’s wrong economic policies,” he said.


Senior BJP leaders remember Ananth Kumar as a leader

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Union minister Ananth Kumar passed away on Monday morning. He was suffering from pancreatic cancer for some time now. Senior BJP leaders paid their tributes to the leader.

Two groups of secretaries present ideas, suggestions to PM Modi

January 16, 2016 4:45 am

New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): As a follow-up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s exhortation to secretaries to come up with ideas for transformative change in various areas of governance, two Groups of Secretaries presented their ideas and suggestions on - Innovative Budgeting and Effective Implementation and Swachh Bharat and Ganga Rejuvenation to the Prime Minister. Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, Nitin Gadkari, Manohar Parrikar, besides all Secretaries to the Government of India, were also present.

Gadkari rubbishes Digvijay Singh’s corruption charges

January 11, 2016 3:53 pm

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Rubbishing the allegations of awarding contracts worth Rs 10,050 crores by Congress leader Digvijay Singh, Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said that every single contract in his department is given on the basis of e-tender only. He stressed that nothing in his department is done without following the due process of e-tender.

Gadkari meets Mehbooba, offers condolence

January 10, 2016 1:21 pm

Srinagar, Jan 10 (ANI): Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday met People’s Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti at her residence.The minister said he had come on behalf of the Indian Government and his party to offer condolences on the demise of Chief Minister (CM) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. He further said that he had met the late CM around a month ago and had a conversation on industrial development of Jammu and Kashmir.