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One Nation One FASTag: Govt's RFID solution for digital payment of highway toll

The 'One Nation One FASTag' scheme will be implemented from December 1 and can be availed upon activation by new cars having Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags on national and state highways throughout the country.

1 lakh crore per year toll collection in next 5 years: Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari said that in line with PM Narendra Modi’s stress for transport system reforms, the GST Council has accorded in-principle approval for integration of GST EWay Bill (EWB) system and a pact has also been inked.

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Devendra Fadnavis files nomination from Nagpur South West constituency

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was accompanied on a roadshow through the constituency by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and state BJP chief Chandrakant Patil. Fadnavis is seeking re-election for a fifth term from the seat.

Delhi Confidential: Fast Track

Nitin Gadkari stunned Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan when he met him on Tuesday regarding the widening of national highways in Kerala.

Vehicle scrappage policy may bring in stricter fitness norms for pre-2005 built vehicles

As per estimates, there are about 2 crore pre-2005 built vehicles that are plying on Indian roads and the move is aimed at de-incentivizing such vehicles in view of about 10 to 25 times higher pollution emission by them under the new emission norms

Govt mulls tapping wind power at low cost: Nitin Gadkari

The proposal to tap wind power from Tuticorin, Kandla and Paradip ports has been discussed with the Power Minister R K Singh, Gadkari said.

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Nitin Gadkari to inaugurate 22-km stretch of Delhi-Meerut Expressway on Monday

The 82-kilometre long Delhi-Meerut Expressway connects Delhi with Meerut in western Uttar Pradesh.

Motor Vehicles Act: States cut traffic fines but raised no objection at GoM

The GoM was set up by Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on March 2, 2016 to deliberate and recommend changes in the Motor Vehicles Act and the Central Motor Vehicles Rules. It submitted its recommendations in a series of interim reports after every meeting.

Nitin Gadkari: Cabinet to soon decide on Vehicle Scrapping Policy 

Nitin Gadkari said the note will now be circulated to ministries concerned and the Cabinet was likely to take a call on it soon.

Check surge pricing by cab aggregators, Swadeshi Jagran Manch urges Nitin Gadkari

“As per media reports, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) is considering allowing surge pricing to the extent of three times of normal fare, which has also been permitted in the guidelines issued by MoRTH in Dec 2016,” the letter states.

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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.

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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.

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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. […]

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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

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