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Nitin Gadkari: BMC has Rs 58,000 crore in bank, but Mumbai flooded every year

Gadkari’s remarks on the BMC, however, did not gone well with its ally. A senior Sena leader, requesting anonymity, said, “I am sure our party president Uddhav Thackeray will give a befitting reply to Gadkari.”

Indigo flight with Nitin Gadkari aboard fails to take off from Nagpur due to glitch

Indigo Flight 6E 636 from Nagpur to Delhi returned to taxiway from runway after the pilot was alerted about the serious error in the aircraft.


Nitin Gadkari feels dizzy, sits down during national anthem

Even as Gadkari was standing for the national anthem, he leaned towards his left a bit and was sat down with the support of his security guards who were standing behind him, as per the video footage of the function.

Rajya Sabha nod to Motor Vehicles amendment Bill

The Bill was passed even as Deputy Chairman Harivansh overruled protests by opposition MPs against running the House beyond the stipulated deadline of 6 pm.

Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill passed in RS; aims to improve road safety, increase penalties

Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari pushed the Bill in the Parliament today. The Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha on July 15. The amendments proposed by the government to the existing Motor Vehicles Act of 1988 essentially focus on improving road safety.

Draft rules ready to make microdots must in vehicles

After deliberating over the idea for some time, the NDA government has come out with draft rules to make microdots mandatory in vehicles.


Lok Sabha passes Bill for more transparent transport regulatory mechanism

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was passed by voice vote as Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari allayed fears of the Opposition that the Bill encroached upon powers of state governments.

Explained: What the government intends to do to improve road safety?

The amendments proposed by the government to the existing Motor Vehicles Act of 1988 essentially focus on improving road safety. 

Govt can’t do away with tolls, pay for good services: Nitin Gadkari

The minister also said that the NDA government built 40,000 km of highway during its previous term.

If you want good service, you have to pay: Nitin Gadkari on toll collection

Amid concerns expressed by some members over collection of toll in different parts of the country, Gadkari said that money collected through toll from those areas which have capacity to pay are utilised for building roads in rural and hilly areas.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Nitin Gadkari blames UPA for common man's woes

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

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Senior BJP leaders remember Ananth Kumar as a leader

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.

Nitin Gadkari On The Impact Of The CBI Investigation Into The NH 74 Land Acquisition Scam

  One of the top performing ministers in the Narendra Modi government, Nitin Gadkari has done notable work in road construction as the Minister for Road Transport and Highways. By 2018, the minister, who is said to have the Prime Minister’s ear, wants to achieve the target of building 40 km of roads per day. […]


Two groups of secretaries present ideas, suggestions to PM Modi

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

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

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.

Land Ordinance Would Not Be Promulgated: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari, who has advocated the Land Bill during several media interactions across the country, said that the government has declared its readiness to incorporate any suggestion in the bill to benefit farmers. Read more at