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States should come forward with Rs 20 lakh crore to battle COVID-19 disruptions: Nitin Gadkari

May 27, 2020 4:56 pm

He further noted that work on national highways has been started on war-footing and the government plans to build highways worth Rs 15 lakh crore in the next two years.

Express e-Adda LIVE Updates: Perform, reform, transform is vision of the govt, says Nitin Gadkari

May 18, 2020 7:53 pm

Express e-Adda LIVE Updates: "Increasing the purchasing power and creating demand subsequently is important for MSMEs to get back on track. Time for country to get more and more foreign funds to revive the economy," said Nitin Gadkari.

Nitin Gadkari is guest at e-Adda today

May 18, 2020 10:18 am

Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister in charge of both these sectors, has the unenviable task of overseeing this revival exercise as the country eases out of the lockdown. Gadkari will be the guest at the e-Adda, an online interaction, that will hosted by The Indian Express on May 18.

India should look to convert world's 'hatred' for China into economic opportunity: Gadkari

April 27, 2020 1:44 pm

"At the same time, we can make infrastructure of Rs 100 lakh crore," he added.

Rs 1-lakh crore fund in the works to repay pending dues to MSMEs: Nitin Gadkari

April 24, 2020 5:56 pm

The Minister for MSME and Road Transport and Highways said the fund will impart relief to the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) sector to a certain extent.

Govt to redefine MSMEs, will set aside Rs 10,000 crore: Nitin Gadkari

April 18, 2020 12:11 am

"We are modifying the definition of MSMEs and will decide within five days. We are also setting up a fund worth Rs 10,000 crores," Gadkari said.

Working on plan to ensure payment of MSME dues in 3 months: Nitin Gadkari

March 20, 2020 5:22 am

He said all banks — scheduled, private and cooperative — and NBFCs are now allowed to lend money to the MSME sector and all loans sanctioned and disbursed under various schemes will be monitored through a central portal in his ministry.

'What about us?': Lok Sabha members eye Khadi wrist watches

March 12, 2020 2:33 pm

"I will try to give it (wrist watch) on concession rate... it is (now) out of the market," Gadkari told members and many of them were seen smiling.

Nitin Gadkari praises Savarkar’s nationalism, warns against fundamentalism

February 28, 2020 1:11 am

Nitin Gadkari warned that if fundamentalists continue to gain power, socialism, democracy, or secularism will not survive.

Non-polluting vehicles: Can Transport Minister come, explain proposal, asks top court

February 20, 2020 3:27 am

A bench of Chief Justice of India S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant, however, did not seek his presence after Additional Solicitor General Atmaram Nadkarni said it might be misused politically.


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

November 12, 2018 6:22 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.