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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.

Parliament Highlights: Both Houses adjourned for the day, will commence 11 am tomorrow

Parliament Highlights: The Lower House also witnessed a heated discussion between the Home Minister and AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi over the NIA (Amendment) Bill.

Nitin Gadkari in Rajya Sabha: Govt may make silicon, nitrogen mandatory for car tyres

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said this in Rajya Sabha on Monday while replying to a question on traffic accidents on the Yamuna Expressway.

MSMEs to contribute 50 per cent to India's GDP, provide 15 crore jobs in 5 years: Gadkari

The focused sectors are bamboo, honey and khadi clusters. SFURTI envisions setting up of 100 new clusters during 2019-20 to enable 50,000 artisans to join the economic value chain.


Coming soon, Amazon-like e-commerce site to sell MSME products: Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari said that the portal will be loosely based on the Chinese e-commerce portal, Alibaba and USA's Amazon and would be marketing goods from the MSMEs and the khadi industry.

Centre set to reintroduce Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill in House

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari is learnt to have signed the Cabinet proposal seeking approval of the reintroduction and it might be taken up in the next Cabinet meeting.

Bolstering infra, creating jobs through small industries will be priority, says Nitin Gadkari

Known for his administrative prowess and innovative approach in addressing issues, Gadkari has been instrumental in pushing infrastructure development and reviving projects stuck for many years.

Complete list of PM Narendra Modi's 2019 Council of Ministers with portfolios

Cabinet Ministers of India 2019 Full List with Portfolios: Here is the full list of Union Council of Ministers with their portfolios. PM Modi clearly signaled his political weight in the government by placing Home Minister Amit Shah as second most senior in the ministerial pecking order just after Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

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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