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Nitin Gadkari


Delhi Confidential: Eye On Safety

January 19, 2021 2:34 am

Speaking at an event about his experience of being in a road accident many years ago, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said that at that time he had found out that his driver had cataract.

India's first 'eco-friendly' cow dung paint launched; know all about it here

January 13, 2021 5:53 pm

Khadi Prakritik Paint will be available in two forms -- distemper and plastic emulsion

Tesla takes another step on road to launch in India

January 12, 2021 11:23 pm

Tesla Motors India and Energy Private Limited was incorporated on Jan. 8 with its registered office in the southern city of Bengaluru, a hub for several global technology companies.

Co-operative banks must fearlessly face competition from private ones: Nitin Gadkari

January 11, 2021 4:22 am

The minister said that co-operative banks have enabled the common man to have the financial backing to be self-reliant. This, he said, has supported the economy of the country and the state.

Big steel, cement firms operating as a cartel; need to place regulator: Gadkari

January 10, 2021 6:21 pm

It will be difficult to achieve Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dream of making India a USD 5 trillion economy if steel and cement prices keep going up, Gadkari said.

Nitin Gadkari at Idea Exchange: Root cause of the problem is surplus foodgrains and higher MSP than the market price

January 05, 2021 7:57 am

As the country eased out of multiple lockdowns last year, the Minister was at centre of the govt’s revival plans to breathe life into the economy. He is among the most senior members of the Cabinet and one of the BJP’s key strategists.

Tesla preparing to start operations in India by early 2021, says Nitin Gadkari

December 29, 2020 4:13 am

Speaking to The Indian Express at the Idea Exchange programme, Gadkari, the Minister of Road Transport and Highways and MSME, said that EV major Tesla would be starting operations in India early 2021.

Nitin Gadkari confirms Tesla coming to India in 'early 2021'

December 29, 2020 1:48 pm

Gadkari said Tesla will start operations first with sales and then maybe look at assembly and manufacturing based on the response to the cars.

Farmers' main problem is high input cost, needs to be reduced: Gadkari at ABVP meet

December 27, 2020 12:21 am

In his address to delegates at the 66th national convention of ABVP in Nagpur, Gadkari called for a shift to organic farming and making agricultural profitable by integrating it with the allied production of bio-fuels.

Gadkari calls on India Inc to find Swadeshi alternatives to imports

December 13, 2020 4:27 am

The minister urged the industry to look into products, like magnets and lithium ion batteries, that are being imported and what is being produced domestically.


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.