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Express Governance Awards today to honour finest work by DMs

The winning entries include projects like a cluster of solar panels installed on a hillock as an alternate energy source; a neo-natal unit in the heart of Maoist territory and an anti-corruption drive along the international border.

Express Governance Awards: ‘A good officer can script a miracle... governance is democracy’s backbone’

The awards were handed across 16 categories ranging from Agriculture to Education and Technology to Women Development. The winners were chosen from 249 entries received from 84 districts in 24 states.

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Nitin Gadkari: ‘Traffic police won’t be relevant in deciding violations due to use of tech’

Nitin Gadkari said a majority of the provisions may come into effect on September 1.

Watch: The Indian Express Excellence in Governance Awards

The awards for outstanding work across 16 categories that range from Agriculture to Education and Technology to Women Development will be handed over by five Union Ministers, who are special guests at the event.

63 clauses of Motor Vehicle Act to be implemented from September 1: Nitin Gadkari

"In these 63 clauses we have increased the penalties. In case of drunken driving, over speeding and overloading among others, the fine has been increased," Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said.

Five Ministers are special guests at first Express Governance Awards

From Agriculture to Education and Technology and from Health to Women Development and Inclusive Innovation, the biennial awards celebrate the finest work done by the women and men at the forefront of governance, who script change that touches countless lives.

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Nitin Gadkari: BMC has Rs 58,000 crore in bank, but Mumbai flooded every year

Gadkari’s remarks on the BMC, however, did not gone well with its ally. A senior Sena leader, requesting anonymity, said, “I am sure our party president Uddhav Thackeray will give a befitting reply to Gadkari.”

Indigo flight with Nitin Gadkari aboard fails to take off from Nagpur due to glitch

Indigo Flight 6E 636 from Nagpur to Delhi returned to taxiway from runway after the pilot was alerted about the serious error in the aircraft.

Nitin Gadkari feels dizzy, sits down during national anthem

Even as Gadkari was standing for the national anthem, he leaned towards his left a bit and was sat down with the support of his security guards who were standing behind him, as per the video footage of the function.

Rajya Sabha nod to Motor Vehicles amendment Bill

The Bill was passed even as Deputy Chairman Harivansh overruled protests by opposition MPs against running the House beyond the stipulated deadline of 6 pm.

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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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