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Automobiles in India to be accorded 'Star Ratings' based on performance in crash tests: Nitin Gadkari

June 24, 2022 2:08 pm

In a series of tweets, Gadkari said the Bharat New Car Assessment Programme (Bharat NCAP) will serve as a consumer-centric platform, allowing customers to opt for safer cars based upon their Star-Ratings, while promoting a healthy competition among original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in India to manufacture safer vehicles.

Govt-appointed panel on EV fire cases to submit report this month

June 24, 2022 1:51 pm

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari had recently said companies found negligent will be penalised and a recall of all defective vehicles will be ordered after the expert panel submits its report.

After Gadkari promises development funds of Rs 1,000 cr per kg of weight loss, Ujjain MP says he shed 15 kg

June 12, 2022 12:40 pm

The challenge to lose weight started in February this year after Gadkari made the "funds for flab" promise while addressing an event here in which the foundation stones of a few projects were laid.

At sugar conclave, Nitin Gadkari seeks more ethanol production from sugar mills: ‘Sell it directly as fuel’

June 05, 2022 9:32 am

The event was attended by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray virtually. NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Deputy CM Ajit Pawar attended the event physically.

‘Nitin Gadkari is voice of Maharashtra’s sugarcane growers’: Sharad Pawar

June 05, 2022 8:32 am

Sharad Pawar, who was speaking at the Sugar Conclave conducted by the Vasantdada Sugar Institute in Pune, on Saturday praised the BJP leader for his help to the sugar industry.

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurates CRRI's pothole repair machine

May 10, 2022 4:31 pm

The machine can repair 12-15 medium-sized potholes within one hour and is a one-stop solution for roads and highway maintenance, according to officials.

Nitin Gadkari: Pune has potential to become the hub for automobile manufacturing

May 07, 2022 8:53 am

The Union minister said GST revenue from automobile sector is the highest. “The Rs 50,000-crore turnover comes from ancillary units in the automobile sector. Pune has the best environment for becoming an automobile hub as major manufacturing units are located here"

After 3 failed bids, Government sells its stake in Pawan Hans to private consortium

April 30, 2022 10:23 am

This disinvestment is the second major sale from the government's aviation portfolio in the last 12 months — Air India went to Tata Group in January this year.

No problem in Tesla producing EVs in India but must not import vehicles from China: Gadkari

April 26, 2022 4:42 pm

In an interactive session at the Raisina Dialogue, Gadkari further said India is a large market and there is a huge potential for all electric vehicles.

Explained: Why the govt is working on quality guidelines for EVs after surge in scooter fires

April 22, 2022 11:50 am

In the last few weeks, over a dozen electric scooters have caught fire including those manufactured by Ola Electric, Okinawa, Pure EV and Jitendra EV. Here's how the government is responding


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.