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Nitin Gadkari


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.

Can transport minister come to explain govt proposal for introducing EVs, asks SC

February 19, 2020 5:07 pm

A bench, headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde, enquired from Nadkarni as to whether the minister can come over for an interaction to assist this court.

Dead assets in govt to be shown the door, says Nitin Gadkari

January 14, 2020 3:11 am

Addressing the Road Safety Stakeholders’ Meet, Gadkari said officials who compromised on road safety by not taking timely decisions or those who are accountable for faulty DPRs (detailed project reports) or road engineering will have to face stringent action.

Nitin Gadkari: Have readied plan to achieve Rs 5 lakh crore per annum revenue from village economy

January 07, 2020 4:51 am

He said as part of this programme, manufacturing, processing, packaging and selling village produce such as honey, khadi cloth, papad, and cosmetics would be given impetus.

Nitin Gadkari message to Muslims: BJP doesn’t believe in bias

December 23, 2019 12:42 am

Fadnavis said at the rally, “The Act is in the country’s interest and not for discriminating against any community. Some political parties are deliberately spreading rumours and stoking the fire on the issue.”

CAA not against Muslim community of India: Nitin Gadkari

December 22, 2019 3:00 pm

Gadkari also accused the Congress of spreading "misinformation" over the issue for 'vote bank politics'.

Roads connecting Char Dham yatra to be laid by Dec 2020: Nitin Gadkari

December 15, 2019 10:45 am

He said contracts worth Rs 12,000 crore have been awarded for the same after a Switzerland-based expert was consulted for the project.

Pune: MP Kolhe revives demand for Chakan airport in Lok Sabha

December 12, 2019 5:17 am

Also meets Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari for help in easing traffic congestion on Ahmednagar and Nashik highways

Acquiring defence land most difficult process: Nitin Gadkari

December 06, 2019 1:52 am

Gadkari’s statement came after Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant, during Question Hour in Lok Sabha, raised a question on encroachment on the Nagpur-Kamptee highway in Maharashtra.


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.