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29 Apr 2018


All about Delhi's new Eastern Peripheral Expressway

Days before Narendra Modi is slated to inaugurate the Eastern Peripheral Expressway, the excitement is pulsating.

17 Apr 2018


Delhi-Mumbai Expressway to be completed in three years

The new Delhi-Mumbai Expressway will take three years and about Rs. 1 lakh crore to complete, Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.

07 Apr 2018


Delhi to Mumbai by road in 12 hours? Oh yes!

The 1,400km stretch between Delhi and Mumbai, which takes 20 hours by road, can now be covered in 12 hours, less than the 16 hours taken by Rajdhani to cover the two pivotal cities.

20 Mar 2018


Tendulkar urges Nitin Gadkari to act against fake helmet makers

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.

19 Mar 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

After Majithia, Arvind Kejriwal apologizes to Nitin Gadkari

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's apology spree continues. Now, in a letter, Kejriwal apologized to road, transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari for calling him one of the most corrupt politicians.

17 Mar 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Gadkari: Drinking water from sea soon at 5 paise/litre

Addressing the inaugural session of the Nadi Mahotsav at Bandrabhan, Madhya Pradesh, Union water resources minister Nitin Gadkari said that India would soon get potable water from the sea at 5 paise per litre.

Water Resources Ministry's "Cauvery issue" meeting is "eye-wash": DMK's Stalin

Tamil Nadu's main opposition party DMK described as an "eye-wash" a meeting convened by Union Water Resources Ministry with stakeholder states on Cauvery issue yesterday.

27 Feb 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Mumbai: CM Fadnavis, wife sing to save rivers; Opposition fumes

An almost 4-minute long video starting with a concerned Amruta at her residence in Malabar Hill and progressing to show her husband CM Devendra Fadnavis, along with other eminent government officials has drawn ire of Opposition parties.

12 Jan 2018


Gadkari: Won't give an inch of South Mumbai to Navy

Shipping and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari bamboozled everyone with his recent remarks. He claimed that he "won't give an inch of land" to the Indian Navy in South Mumbai for staff-quarters. Instead, he asked them to go and patrol the Pakistan border.

13 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

What all was wrong with Modi's historic seaplane ride?

PM Narendra Modi made history by taking a seaplane ride from Sabarmati river to Dharoi dam in Mehsana during his Gujarat polls campaign.

01 Dec 2017


UK-based Indian-origin businessmen commit Rs. 500cr for Gadkari's Ganga Mission

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari recently approached investors in London seeking investment for the Clean Ganga Mission.

20 Nov 2017


Nitin Gadkari: Why is RSS' blue-eyed boy Modi's star performer?

In 2014, PM Narendra Modi allocated $3bn for cleaning Ganga. Cut to 2017, and the plan is badly behind schedule, with contaminated stretches of river-water.

16 Nov 2017


Bengaluru fourth deadliest city for motorists

This year, approximately 500 individuals have died so far navigating Bangalore's streets, making it the nation's fourth-deadliest city for motorists.

21 Sep 2017


Mahindra & Mahindra will launch driverless tractors in 2019

Mahindra & Mahindra recently revealed a prototype of its driverless tractor. The firm plans on launching a fully functional model, for commercial use, in 2019. Before that, it'll launch a driver assist model next year.

10 Sep 2017


Futuristic travel: India could soon have metrinos, hyperloops and more!

Public transportation in India is set for a massive overhaul. If all goes according to plan, citizens can expect to have as many as six new modes of rapid mass transport.

08 Sep 2017

Rahul Gandhi

Gauri Lankesh murder: Political blame game begins

Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Union Law Minister condemned Rahul Gandhi for the comments he made against BJP and RSS in the matter of veteran journalist Gauri Lankesh's murder.

08 Sep 2017


Gadkari to Automakers: Shift to alternative fuels or be bulldozed

Union minister Nitin Gadkari's message, to automakers that produce vehicles which run on traditional fuel, is pretty clear - switch your cars to alternative fuel or he'll have no problem in "bulldozing" you to ensure that India's pollution level is at bay.

08 Sep 2017

Electric Vehicles

BMW and Jaguar announce their electric car plans for 2020

For automakers going electric is now a necessity, as diesel cars will soon get completely banned.

06 Sep 2017

Uma Bharti

Is Uma Bharti protesting her demotion with a padyatra?

Uma Bharti, who was shunted out of the water resources and Ganga rejuvenation portfolio, will be taking a padyatra along the Ganga next month.

05 Sep 2017


E-rickshaw service launched at Gurugram metro stations

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister, Nitin Gadkari, launched the battery-operated e-rickshaw service from Gurugram's HUDA City Centre Metro Station to ensure women safety and improve last-mile connectivity.

06 Aug 2017


India hopes to open Chabahar port in Iran by 2018

Keeping hopes up for India's plans to develop the Chabahar port in Iran, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari conveyed that it would be operational by 2018.

26 Jul 2017


Uber takes out new feature to foster driver-rider bond

In order to address the trust deficit between a rider and driver, Uber has now announced a new feature called Driver Profile.

25 Jul 2017


Driverless cars won't be allowed in India: Gadkari

Stating that he wouldn't have technology take away any sort of employment, Union Minister for Transport Nitin Gadkari said that he wouldn't allow driverless cars in India.

19 Jun 2017


Speed-breakers killed nine people daily in India in 2014-15

Data from the road transport ministry has revealed that speed-breakers are a leading cause of deaths in India. At least nine people die in about 30 accidents daily caused by the 'safeguards' of the road.

05 Jun 2017


Mumbai- Indian railways to run AC coaches on Suburban Railway

The Indian Railways will run AC coaches on western line of Mumbai Suburban Railway. It will start by September 2017.

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.

31 May 2017


RTI Query: 1 of 3 BMC's school children is malnourished

An RTI reply revealed that despite the introduction of midday meals in schools over 2 decades ago, 1 out of every 3 school kids studying in a municipal school is malnourished.

19 May 2017


In a first, 200 electric taxis to run in Maharashtra

In a first in India, approximately 200 electric taxis will run in Maharashtra on 26th May.

27 Apr 2017


Govt to impose access-control to improve highway efficiency

Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has sent a proposal to the Centre seeking to upgrade certain important road corridors to access-controlled ones, to improve the efficiency of highway transport.

18 Apr 2017


Maharashtra: Congress seeks contributions from its MLAs

The Congress in Maharashtra is facing one of its worst financial crisis and is seeking a contribution from its MLAs for the same.

11 Apr 2017

Narendra Modi

Motor bill passed by Lok Sabha

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act was passed by the Lok Sabha on Monday; the bill seeks to curtail deaths and injuries caused by crashes and reform the road-transport sector.

08 Apr 2017

Lok Sabha

Soon, drunk drivers will have to pay for damages

Insurance companies will no longer have to compensate victims of drunk driving accidents, according to the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill introduced in the Lok Sabha.

26 Jan 2017


Delhi-Mumbai in 70 mins by Hyperloop

The Hyperloop will be able to ferry passengers from Delhi to Mumbai in 70 minutes and Mumbai to Chennai in 90 minutes, said senior executives from the company.

06 Jan 2017


Nitin Gadkari agrees with Venkaiah Naidu on car parking

On Thursday, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that he agreed "in-principle" with cabinet colleague M Venkaiah Naidu on allowing registration to vehicles only after an evidence of parking space availability is provided.

28 Dec 2016


Government set to launch Rs.5 lakh crore Sagarmala projects

The Government of India is looking to launch projects worth Rs.5 lakh crore for the Sagarmala initiative, report said.

27 Dec 2016

Narendra Modi

PM Modi lays foundation stone of Char Dham project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the Char Dham highway development project in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

25 Dec 2016


Rs.1000 fine for parking on roads

The Centre is looking to implement more stringent penalties for parking on roads; Union minister for road transport Nitin Gadkari said the penalty for parking on roads would be increased to Rs.1000 from Rs.200.

23 Dec 2016


Car buyers may need to show proof of parking

Union government is working on a proposal that would impact everyone planning to buy a car.

15 Nov 2016


Government explores 'electric highways' for India

The Indian government has sought proposals from Sweden to explore the feasibility of building an 'electric highway'.

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