Union Minister Nitin Gadkari
27 Apr 2020
Migrants' exodus in SC today, Centre against their movement
Today, the Supreme Court will take up a plea pertaining to the movement of migrant workers, who faced the maximum brunt due to the nationwide lockdown — imposed to contain the spread of deadly coronavirus.
16 Nov 2019
As Maharashtra crisis rages, Sena accuses BJP of horse-trading. Again!
Shiv Sena doesn't have nice things to say about estranged ally BJP and keeping up with the tradition it attacked the latter again today.
30 Sep 2019
Modi and Shah finalize candidates for Haryana, Maharashtra elections
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah met on Sunday to finalize the candidates for upcoming assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra.
16 Sep 2019
Delhi woman threatens suicide after challan; cops let her go
In a bizarre incident, a Delhi woman threatened suicide after traffic police stopped her and imposed a hefty fine for multiple traffic violations.
13 Sep 2019
Truck driver fined Rs. 2L in Delhi; biggest challan yet
Weeks after the amendment of the Motor Vehicles Act, a truck driver in Delhi was slapped with a Rs. 2 lakh fine on Wednesday, the biggest challan yet.
11 Apr 2019
Polling for first phase begins: Looking at top 10 candidates
The first phase of Lok Sabha elections began on Thursday. Citizens of 91 constituencies spread across 18 states and two union territories will cast their votes today.
11 Apr 2019
#LokSabhaElections: First phase voting begins, all eyes on 91 constituencies
The first phase of highly-anticipated general elections began on Thursday. In the first phase, citizens of 91 Lok Sabha seats will cast their votes. The constituencies include two union territories as well.
20 Mar 2019
Goa: Pramod Sawant wins floor-test in Assembly with 20 votes
Newly-appointed Chief Minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant passed the floor test on Wednesday after 20 MLAs voted in favor of the government, led by BJP.
18 Mar 2019
Reportedly, BJP chooses Pramod Sawant as Manohar Parrikar's successor
After much deliberation, assembly speaker Pramod Sawant has reportedly been chosen by BJP to be Goa's new Chief Minister. The post got vacant after former Defense Minister and four-time CM Manohar Parrikar passed away on Sunday.
18 Mar 2019
Manohar Parrikar's demise: Next Goa CM to be announced soon
Goa BJP President and Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Tendulkar said the party would announce the next Chief Minister at 2 PM on Monday. A swearing-in ceremony will take place after 3 PM, Tendulkar said, reports PTI.
18 Mar 2019
After Manohar Parrikar's demise, who will now be Goa's CM
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar died on Sunday, after battling pancreatic cancer for months. With his demise, politics in the coastal state entered a phase of uncertainty and soon two meetings were held in two separate settings.
24 Feb 2019
What is Indus Waters Treaty? Here's everything you should know
In the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack, the Center has decided to block water supply to Pakistan from the rivers flowing from India.
12 Jan 2019
PM Narendra Modi's war-cry for 2019: This Chowkidaar won't stop
On Saturday, the second day of BJP's National Executive meeting at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan, the top brass of the saffron party launched a blitzkrieg on the opposition with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying 'the chowkidaar won't stop'.
14 Dec 2018
Calling one time defaulter 'chor' unfair, says Gadkari on Mallyaji
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said it was unfair to call businessman Vijay Mallya a chor just because he couldn't repay the loan once. He added Mallya had been repaying the loan for 40 years.
09 Oct 2018
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.
30 Aug 2018
River Ganga will be completely clean by March 2020: Gadkari
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari expressed hope today that the Ganga river will become completely clean by 2020 considering the pace at which its rejuvenation program was going.
14 Aug 2018
Akshay Kumar's videos on road-safety are amazingly funny
Akshay Kumar is known for supporting social causes on and off screen.
06 Aug 2018
Govt trying to start 5 river inter-linking projects in FY19
The government is trying to start work on five river inter-linking projects in the current fiscal and secure financial assistance from World Bank and Asian Development Bank for the Rs. 2 lakh crore project, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said.
05 Aug 2018
Reservation won't guarantee employment; there are no jobs: Nitin Gadkari
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said reservation will not guarantee employment as jobs are shrinking, responding to the ongoing Maratha agitation for quota in jobs and education in Maharashtra.
08 Jun 2018
At Galaxy Apartments, Nitin Gadkari meets Salman Khan, father Salim
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari met Bollywood star Salman Khan and his father Salim Khan, a noted screenwriter, as part of Bharatiya Janata Party's 'Sampark for Samarthan' campaign at Galaxy Apartment on Friday.
28 May 2018
Arun Jaitley withdraws defamation case against Kumar Vishwas after apology
BJP leader Arun Jaitley has withdrawn his defamation case against dissident AAP leader Kumar Vishwas after the latter apologized.
27 May 2018
Did BJP deliver 'Acche Din'? Amit Shah answers the million-dollar-question
Bharatiya Janata Party's President Amit Shah said in the past four years the Narendra Modi led government has worked relentlessly to improve the conditions of Indians.
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.
02 Apr 2018
DDCA defamation case: Now, Kejriwal and aides apologize to Jaitley
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, as part of his apology-spree, has now apologized to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. This was pertaining to the DDCA defamation case.
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.
08 Sep 2017
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 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.
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
Power giant NTPC forays into electric vehicle charging stations
With the intention of promoting clean energy, power giant National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) forayed into the new business of setting up electric vehicle charging stations in Delhi and Noida. It will eventually raise the demand for such vehicles as well as the demand of power generated by NTPC's plants.
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.
30 Apr 2017
Congress's Digvijay Singh dismissed as party in-charge in Goa, Karnataka
Congress removed Digvijaya Singh as General Secretary in charge of Goa and poll-bound Karnataka.
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.
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.
19 Dec 2016
Mumbai-Goa national highway to become like its LA-San Francisco counterpart
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said the government was exploring if the Mumbai-Goa national highway could be beautified like the Los Angeles and San Francisco roads.
19 Sep 2016
India gives nod for $1 billion highway connectivity project
The Indian government has given the approval for an ambitious $1.04 billion highway connectivity project.