National Highways Authority Of India (NHAI): News

20 Jun 2024


GST Council may discuss tax relief for road, highway developers

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council is preparing to deliberate on potential tax relief measures for road and highway developers, as per CNBC-TV18.

27 May 2024


NHAI to earn ₹60,000cr in FY25 through road asset monetization

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is set to significantly increase its revenue by monetizing road assets, with potential earnings reaching up to ₹60,000 crore in the fiscal year 2025.

25 Feb 2024


FASTag KYC deadline set for February 29: How to update

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) recently launched the "One Vehicle, One FASTag" program to improve toll collection efficiency and reduce traffic jams.

15 Jan 2024


FASTags with incomplete KYC to be deactivated post-January 31

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has announced that banks will deactivate FASTags with valid balances but incomplete 'Know Your Customer' (KYC) after January 31, 2024.

22 Nov 2023


Uttarkashi tunnel rescue may take 2-15 days: Centre

The rescue operation to evacuate 41 workers trapped for 10 days in a collapsed tunnel in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi may take anywhere between two to 15 days, Union Road Transport and Highways Secretary Anurag Jain said.

17 Nov 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi government now accuses chief secretary of ILBS Hospital scam

Delhi's Vigilance Minister, Atishi, has accused Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar of misusing government authority and resources to give his son, Karan Chauhan, undue advantages in a hospital contract.

15 Nov 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal seeks chief secretary's removal over Rs. 850cr land scam

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has submitted a report to Lieutenant Governor (L-G) VK Saxena, reportedly calling for the immediate removal of Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar.

29 Sep 2023

Indian Government

Indian government expected to monetize Rs. 2tn worth of highways 

The Indian government is expected to monetize around Rs. 2 trillion ($24 billion) worth of highways in the coming years, as reported by CareEdge Ratings.

03 Aug 2023


NHAI launches 'Rajmargyatra' mobile app to enhance highway travel experience

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has launched a mobile app called 'Rajmargyatra' to improve the highway experience.

15 Mar 2023


Traffic snarls on Delhi-Gurugram route in NH-48 diversion trial

The Delhi-Gurugram road witnessed massive traffic congestion during peak hours on Tuesday after the Delhi Traffic Police closed a stretch on National Highway-48 (NH-48) between Rangpuri and Rajokri for a trial, reported PTI.

11 Mar 2023


NH-48 on Delhi-Gurugram Expressway to be closed for 90 days

A 500-meter stretch of National Highway 48 (NH-48) on the Delhi-Gurugram Expressway would soon be shut for 90 days to facilitate the construction of two underpasses and a flyover, Hindustan Times reported.

04 Jan 2023


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


#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


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


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


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.

05 Nov 2019


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


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.

16 Aug 2019


#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


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.

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


#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-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.

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


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


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: 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


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: 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


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


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.

05 Jun 2017


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- 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


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


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.

21 Mar 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi, Jaipur to be linked by new 'super expressway'

The National Highways Authority of India has initiated the land-acquisition procedure for a new 'super expressway' between Delhi and Jaipur.

20 Mar 2017


Bengaluru should expect another sweltering summer

According to a bulletin circulated by the MET Department, the maximum temperature on Sunday was 35 degrees Celsius in Bengaluru.

17 Mar 2017


AIIMS nurses on strike, take 'mass casual leave'

Over 2,000 staff nurses from the All India Institute of Medical Services (AIIMS) went on a mass casual leave on Friday in the pursuit of better wages.

07 Jan 2017


Delhi on Saturday

Delhi Metro is set to be the second largest metro-system after China, once the construction of Phase 4 is complete.

30 Nov 2016

Delhi High Court

Delhi; city of news, views and queues

Winters came knocking at Delhi's doorsteps, when the city witnessed its first fog of the season.