22 Sep 2020
Months after grim images of migrant workers walking on foot for days shook the nation, the government revealed that over one crore laborers had returned to their home states between March and June.
09 Feb 2020
Months after it was first proposed, the much-delayed vehicle scrappage policy is finally in its last lap of clearance.
01 Aug 2019
With an eye on making Indian roads safer, Rajya Sabha passed Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, on Wednesday.
05 Jun 2019
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 2019
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.
30 May 2019
Who will be a part of Narendra Modi's Cabinet, is a question which has kept political analysts busy since BJP got a thumping victory in 2019 general elections.
19 Apr 2019
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12 Jan 2019
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 2018
We all know the importance of government-issued documents like Aadhaar, PAN, Driving License etc.
07 Dec 2018
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, fainted during a public event in Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra, today.
14 Oct 2018
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.
12 Oct 2018
With the transport department actively involved in the de-registration and scrapping of 15-year-old diesel vehicles, Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) are getting overwhelmed by inquiries by residents regarding the scrapping procedure.
02 Oct 2018
Auto major Tata Motors Ltd expects to clock 20% growth in its commercial vehicles segment in fiscal 2018-19, riding on an overall uptrend in the economy.
03 Sep 2018
Over the past few months, petrol and diesel prices have consistently soared and, on Monday, prices touched a new high.
20 Aug 2018
Having already initiated the land-acquisition process for the mega Gurugram-Mumbai Greenfield Expressway project, the government is now planning to expand the road to Delhi.
18 Aug 2018
The Indian law requires all citizens, aged 18 or above, to hold a driver's license issued in their name, to be able to drive anywhere in India.
18 Jul 2018
On Tuesday, the government announced that driving licenses and pollution control certificates can now be carried in digital forms.
01 Jul 2018
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 2018
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 2018
After a long legal battle, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has finally approved Quadricycles as a new category of small vehicles.
07 May 2018
If victims of fatal accidents pledged to donate their organs, India would have toppled Spain from being the world leader in organ donation by now.
19 Apr 2018
Commercial driving licenses will not be required henceforth for driving taxis, three-wheelers, e-rickshaws, and two wheelers (for food delivery, transport services etc.), the government has announced.
17 Apr 2018
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.
04 Mar 2018
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 Jan 2018
Almost a fortnight after the Lajpat Nagar flyover was closed due to repair work of a massive gap that appeared on the stretch, the flyover was re-opened for commuters on Monday by the Public Works Department (PWD).
06 Jan 2018
Vehicles of President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, and other constitutional authorities like Governors and Lieutenant-Governors will display registration-numbers and not the State Emblem of India, said government.
28 Dec 2017
Maharashtra Government, after proposing plastic ban, is looking to create tie-ups between waste-to-energy units and municipal bodies, cement plants, and industries for disposing of plastic waste.
16 Nov 2017
This year, approximately 500 individuals have died so far navigating Bangalore's streets, making it the nation's fourth-deadliest city for motorists.
29 Oct 2017
From 2019 onwards, all cars will have features like "airbags, seat-belt reminders, alert systems for speed beyond 80 kph, reverse parking sensors and manual override over the central locking system for emergencies".
18 Sep 2017
The Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) will finally become a reality for pan-India on 31st October.
07 Sep 2017
Delhi recorded the highest number of road accident deaths in 2016, according to "Road Accidents in India 2016" report by Road Transport and Highways Ministry.
06 Sep 2017
Uma Bharti, who was shunted out of the water resources and Ganga rejuvenation portfolio, will be taking a padyatra along the Ganga next month.
04 Sep 2017
Ahead of Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University polls on 8 September, the appointment of JNU alumna Nirmala Sitharaman as the Defense Minister has become a heated subject of discussion among the university's political parties.
26 Aug 2017
PM Narendra Modi has announced Rs. 500cr as relief for flood-hit Bihar after he undertook an aerial survey of the state along with CM Nitish Kumar.
27 Jul 2017
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.
20 Jul 2017
At least 28 people were killed when a bus fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Rampur this morning at around 9:15am.
15 Jul 2017
Meghalaya legislator Julius Dorphang, accused of raping a minor girl, has been appointed a member of the Committee of Privileges and the Committee on Subordinate Legislation.
04 Jul 2017
In a major relief to businesses, the SC said that bars on city roads will be exempt from the highway liquor ban.
22 Jun 2017
16 secretaries were designated to various departments under centre's latest bureaucratic re-shuffle.
05 Jun 2017
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.