Ministry of Road Transport and Highways: News
04 Jan 2023Chennai
A 22-year-old software engineer was reportedly mowed down by a truck near Maduravoyal in Chennai on Tuesday at 7:20 am.
02 Jan 2023Road Accidents
The most number of accidents on National Highways in India in 2021 were reported from Tamil Nadu, followed by Uttar Pradesh, while the most number of fatalities from such accidents were reported from the latter.
07 Jul 2022Maruti Suzuki
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has issued a notification proposing the inclusion of light, medium and heavy vehicles from various categories, under the ambit of Fuel Consumption Standards (FCS) from April 2023.
13 Aug 2021Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the National Vehicle Scrappage Policy, aiming to phase out unfit and polluting vehicles.
21 May 2021Latest automobiles
The Government of India has issued a notification that proposes new mandatory norms for four-wheeler tires.
22 Mar 2021India
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Sunday alerted the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and its other wings as well as automobile makers to enhance their IT security systems citing reports about possible cyber attacks targeted at the Indian Transport sector.
20 Mar 2021Latest automobiles
In an attempt to encourage voluntary vehicle scrappage, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has proposed to increase the prices for the renewal of registration of vehicles older than 15 years.
14 Feb 2021Nitin Gadkari
The automatic toll plaza payment system FASTag will be made mandatory from tomorrow midnight, the central government said on Sunday.
01 Feb 2021Nirmala Sitharaman
During her Union Budget 2021 speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a voluntary vehicle scrappage policy.
09 Jan 2021Boeing
A Sriwijaya Air passenger plane with more than 50 people on board has lost contact with the Indonesian aviation authorities shortly after taking off from Jakarta on Saturday.
09 Feb 2020Nitin Gadkari
Months after it was first proposed, the much-delayed vehicle scrappage policy is finally in its last lap of clearance.
12 Sep 2019Karnataka
At a time when steep traffic fines have given sleepless nights to offenders, Karnataka's Deputy Chief Minister Govind Karjol blamed "good roads" for accidents.
01 Sep 2019Nitin Gadkari
Heftier penalties and fines for traffic rule violations come into force today across the country as 63 clauses of the newly-amended Motor Vehicle Act will be implemented from Sunday.
05 Jun 2019India
Almost as long as India has had pucca roads, we have dealt with the pothole problem and the package deal it comes with- road accidents, water-logging, traffic jams, etc.
01 Jun 2019India
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, on Saturday said that all highway projects in the country will be completed within three years by his department.
19 Apr 2019India
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12 Jan 2019India
In what may not come as a shock to many, nine out of 10 Indians don't secure their children with seat belts while traveling in four-wheelers thus putting them at risk, according to a study.
08 Dec 2018India
We all know the importance of government-issued documents like Aadhaar, PAN, Driving License etc.
14 Oct 2018India
India's driving licenses (DLs) and vehicle registration certificates (RCs) are getting an overhaul, including a new, uniform look, and modern security features, starting July next year.
18 Jul 2018India
On Tuesday, the government announced that driving licenses and pollution control certificates can now be carried in digital forms.
14 Jul 2018Delhi
In a drive conducted earlier this month against overloaded commercial vehicles entering the national capital, Delhi Transport Department and the NHAI imposed fines on 120 trucks.
01 Jul 2018India
IAS officer Alka Tiwari has been named the Secretary of anti-corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) as part of a major senior-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the central government.
14 Jun 2018Uber
The Center is likely to direct taxi aggregators, mainly Ola and Uber, to introduce 'exclusive women pooling' option for its female passengers, in the wake of multiple incidents of assault.
07 Jun 2018India
After a long legal battle, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has finally approved Quadricycles as a new category of small vehicles.
08 May 2018Andhra Pradesh
US-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has proposed to set up a Hyperloop transportation system in Andhra Pradesh, which is an emerging form of an ultra-high-speed ground transportation system.
14 Apr 2018Bengaluru
The country's IT city, Bengaluru, might become inhabitable by 2030, as per IISc.
31 Mar 2018National Highways Authority Of India (NHAI)
In what is being seen as unreasonable by transporters, and exactly the opposite by authorities, toll rates have been revised for National Highways.
20 Mar 2018India
Continuing his campaign for safe two-wheeler riding, cricket icon, and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar has written a letter to Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari seeking action against the manufacturers of low-quality helmets.
04 Mar 2018India
The vehicles of India's top constitutional authorities - the President, Vice President, Governors and L-Gs, will soon have to display their registration numbers.
15 Feb 2018Delhi
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has a plan to take send "50% cars off the roads" in Delhi: revive the long-neglected ring rail and link it with Delhi Metro services.
01 Feb 2018Delhi
Come February 15, all public transport vehicles must have functional GPS in their vehicles, announced the Delhi government on Wednesday.
18 Jan 2018India
From April 1, it will be mandatory for all public transport vehicles, primarily taxis and buses, to have a tracking/GPS device and an alert button.
05 Jan 2018Tamil Nadu
Over 1L employees of various state transport corporations launched sudden indefinite strikes across Tamil Nadu after day-long talks with the government over wage hikes failed.
23 Dec 2017Road Accidents
Causing death by drunk-driving may soon land people in prison for up to seven years.
28 Nov 2017India
In a significant development, the Indian Railways has registered an increase of 50mn passengers during April-November'17, an increase of roughly 1% over the corresponding period in 2016.
09 Oct 2017India
Lakhs of truck drivers in India have launched a two-day strike today to protest the GST, diesel price hike and more.
18 Sep 2017India
The Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) will finally become a reality for pan-India on 31st October.