National Highways Authority Of India (NHAI): News

04 Jan 2023

Chennai

Chennai: Techie falls after hitting pothole, run over by truck

A 22-year-old software engineer was reportedly mowed down by a truck near Maduravoyal in Chennai on Tuesday at 7:20 am.

30 Oct 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 4 dead, 6 injured in landslide at power plant

Four people lost their lives and at least six others were injured in back-to-back landslides near an under-construction hydropower plant in Jammu and Kashmir's (J&K) Kishtwar district on Saturday.

12 Oct 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Executing company fined Rs. 8.46 crore for tunnel collapse

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has taken stringent action against the contractors of the tunnel project in Ramban, Jammu and Kashmir, which collapsed in May, killing ten workers.

12 Jul 2022

Nitin Gadkari

Gurugram: Six-lane Sohna elevated highway opens for traffic

The six-lane Sohna elevated highway constructed on National Highway 248 between Rajiv Chowk and Badshahpur in Gurugram was opened for traffic on a trial basis on Monday.

20 Jun 2022

Bihar

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why toll agency terminated contract for UP's Purvanchal Expressway

The Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh, inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in November 2021, is not even getting half the traffic as projected prompting the toll collection agency to quit.

05 Jan 2022

India

NHAI's new traffic management system ATMS: How does it work?

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is testing new technology, the Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS), to be installed across the country's highways and expressways.

02 Dec 2021

Nitin Gadkari

NHAI suffers Rs. 2,731cr toll loss due to farmers' protest

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) suffered a revenue loss of more than Rs. 2,731 crore due to the ongoing farmers' protest.

24 Sep 2021

Maharashtra

Government needs to be serious about potholes-riddled Mumbai-Nashik Highway: HC

The Bombay High Court on Friday said the Maharashtra government has to be more serious about the potholes-riddled Mumbai-Nashik Highway considering the fact that people are losing their lives.

22 Mar 2021

India

NHAI, automakers asked to tighten IT security after cyber threats

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.

10 Feb 2020

Bipin Rawat

Bipin Rawat wants to cut pension cost, increase retirement age

India's first Chief of Defense Staff, Bipin Rawat, wants to decrease the burden that the pension of retired army officers puts on the exchequer and has suggested increasing retirement age for the same.

15 Dec 2019

India

What's a FASTag, how to get one, and other details

Starting today, the government has enforced the system of electronic toll collection on national highways using FASTags.

05 Nov 2019

India

Air purifier installed near Taj Mahal as pollution worsens

While a severe pollution grips northern India, an air purifier van has been deployed at the gates of the Taj Mahal in Agra, in a bid to provide relief to tourists visiting the Mughal-era monument.

19 Oct 2019

India

One man, many failures: Presenting to you Shri Narendra Modi

No one will ever attach the word failure with Narendra Modi. The man has a cult following, his followers are ready to take any bullet (quite literally) for him, he has an incredible list of highest civilian awards from many nations. And, he keeps winning elections.

30 Sep 2019

India

Pakistan snubs Modi, invites Manmohan Singh to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor

In a snub to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Pakistan has decided to invite former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the inauguration ceremony of Kartarpur Corridor, due to be held in November.

16 Aug 2019

India

#CareerBytes: Top PSUs accepting #GATE2020 score and other important details

After completing engineering, a number of candidates who want to secure a job in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) opt for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).

04 Jul 2019

Mumbai

Congress MLA throws mud on engineer; taken into police custody

Almost a week after BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya assaulted an Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) official with a cricket bat, a Congress MLA, Nitesh Rane, was captured on camera literally mudslinging a National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) engineer on Thursday.

07 Jun 2019

India

Five brave civil-servants who lost lives in service to nation

In India, the civil services are a dream for many but being a civil servant is tough and needs great commitment.

27 Nov 2018

Gujarat High Court

Gujarat: HC quashes compensation awarded to farmers for land acquisition

The Gujarat High Court yesterday quashed the compensation awarded to farmers for land acquired for a national highway and an expressway and ordered their re-determination in accordance with law.

30 Oct 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 15-20 people brandish guns, threaten toll-booth staffer

In a case of unnecessary abuse of power, around 15 to 20 persons were yesterday booked for brandishing firearms and threatening a toll plaza employee in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

09 Oct 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Gadkari to lay foundation-stone for Rs. 1,224cr worth projects

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today will lay the foundation stone for Rs. 1,224cr highway projects in Uttar Pradesh.

13 Sep 2018

Muslims

#BreakingBarriers: Hindus, Muslims unite to build flyover in UP

In a massive show of unity, Hindus and Muslims in Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh have transcended communal barriers to help local administration in relocating some religious structures, which had held up the construction of a flyover for 14 long years.

08 Aug 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai-Goa Highway to be repaired by Sep 5, HC told

The Maharashtra government and the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) assured the Bombay High Court yesterday that they would repair potholes between Panvel and Goa on National Highway-66 by September 5.

10 May 2018

Haryana

SC wants Eastern-Expressway opened by May, but is it ready?

The SC has lashed out at the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) for delay in inaugurating the Eastern Peripheral Expressway, a prime goal of which is to decongest traffic in the capital.

After SC's tweak in judgement, surge in alcohol-shops on highways

Road safety activist Harman Sidhu's incessant fight to make highways alcohol-free turned fruitful when the Supreme Court put a ban on liquor vendors 500 meters from highways in April 2017.

Now, you have to pay more toll on National Highways

In what is being seen as unreasonable by transporters, and exactly the opposite by authorities, toll rates have been revised for National Highways.

06 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

China halts funding for 3 CPEC projects over corruption reports

China has temporarily halted funding for at least three major highway projects in Pakistan which were being constructed as part of the $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

18 Sep 2017

India

From 31 October, no need to stop at highway toll-booths

The Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) will finally become a reality for pan-India on 31st October.

02 Sep 2017

Delhi

Delhiites will have to pay more for electricity from September

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has hiked the electricity charges in the city, introducing a surcharge of 3.7% from September, in addition to the existing 8% cess.

28 Aug 2017

Delhi

Delhi: Man blames colleague for developing cancer; shoots him dead

In a shocking incident, Myanmar's Inayat, a 25-year-old cook at a restaurant in Delhi's Uttam Nagar, was shot dead by his colleague.

22 Aug 2017

India

Rajasthan: PM Modi to kick-start 9,500 projects on August 29

In a rare instance, PM Modi is set to kick-start 9,500 road projects worth Rs. 27,000 crore in Rajasthan under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana and the state's own schemes.

14 Aug 2017

Independence Day

Delhi: Former Manipur minister's son falls from restaurant's terrace, dies

19-year-old Siddharth, son of Manipur's former minister M Okendru, succumbed to injuries after he fell off a restaurant's terrace in Hauz Khas Village on Saturday.

20 Jul 2017

Noida

Noida: Class 9 boy rapes 5-year-old girl, taken into custody

14-year-old boy, who studies in class 9, was taken into custody for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl near her home village adjoining Sector 45 of Noida.

11 Jul 2017

India

US consultancy paid $1.18mn to NHAI to secure contracts

A Boston-based firm has admitted to paying $1.18mn (Rs. 6.7cr) to officials of the National Highway Authority of India to secure contracts.

22 Jun 2017

Delhi

East Delhi: Presence of mind saves 8-year-old girl from being raped

An 8-year-old girl saved herself by outsmarting her neighbour who was trying to rape her.

22 Jun 2017

India

Secretary-level reshuffles: Rajiv Gauba named Home Secretary

16 secretaries were designated to various departments under centre's latest bureaucratic re-shuffle.

05 Jun 2017

India

NHAI looking to launch an international subsidiary

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said that the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is planning to launch a dedicated international subsidiary for construction of roads and highways abroad, especially in South Asia.

02 Jun 2017

Delhi

Delhi- CM reaches out to public, receives 500 complaints

1st June was the first day of the Delhi government's attempt of making its offices more approachable by allowing the public to walk-in without appointments and address their grievances.

24 May 2017

India

NHAI won't commence work without 100% land acquisition

In a bid to reduce the delays faced during the construction of roads and highways, the National Highways Authority of India has introduced new norms.

12 May 2017

Delhi

Snake found in Faridabad school's mid-day meal

On Thursday, a 'snake' was discovered in the mid-day meal served to students at a Government Girls' Senior Secondary School in NIT-2 in Faridabad.

23 Mar 2017

Delhi High Court

CP's Regal theatre to shut down on 31st March

After proclaiming its steady decline several times, Connaught Place's Regal Theatre will shut down on 31st March as it is going out of business.