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Jul 16, 2019
Monsoon Session of Parliament: If people want good roads, they have to pay toll, says Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari in Lok SabhaHighways minister Nitin Gadkari told the Lok Sabha that money collected through toll from those areas which have capacity to pay are utilised for building roads in rural and hilly areas.
Jun 19, 2019
To create jobs, Centre to remove requirement for minimum educational qualification to obtain driving licenceThe Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle. According to the present Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, a transport vehicle driver needs to have passed class eight. The removal of the requirement will open up employment opportunities for a large number of unemployed persons.
May 30, 2019
Narendra Modi Cabinet takes oath of office: Will PM deliver on 'minimum government, maximum governance' promise?When the portfolios of newly-inducted Council of Ministers are announced by the Rashtrapati Bhavan, one of the things that will be keenly watched will be how far the Narendra Modi 2.0 government remains true to its 'minimum government, maximum governance' promise
Aug 29, 2018
Clean drinking water, proper healthcare, access to good roadways and electricity still a concern in rural India, says reportRural India remains 'unlit' and without clean drinking water, proper healthcare, access to good roadways
Aug 13, 2018
Automobile industry raises concerns over proposed changes in import regulationsThe automobile industry is concerned over a proposal by the government to allow imports of up to 2,500 units without the need for adapting to Indian regulations
May 27, 2018
Narendra Modi inaugurates Delhi-Meerut Expressway, Eastern Peripheral Expressway: All you need to know about both projectsPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the newly-built Delhi-Meerut Expressway and Eastern Peripheral Expressway and embarked on a roadshow in an open SUV to mark the occasion.
Apr 22, 2018
Centre's extension of highways, identification of black-spots on them may lead to fall in road accident fatalitiesA series of concrete steps taken by the government towards improving road safety in the last four years raises hopes of a significant decline in road accident fatalities.
Mar 20, 2018
Impact of new vehicle scrappage policy to be limited; may not boost demand for new vehicles significantly: CrisilThe much-awaited policy has received a go-ahead from the Prime Minister's Office, and is awaiting approval from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council
Mar 04, 2018
President, vice-president and other dignitaries' vehicles likely to get number plates soon, Centre tells Delhi HCThe vehicles of India's top constitutional authorities — the president, the vice-president, governors and lieutenant governors — will soon have to display their registration numbers
Feb 07, 2018
'Centre planning to link drivers' licence with Aadhaar,' SC told; govt says move will help weed out fake IDsThis assumes significance as a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra is currently hearing a clutch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar scheme and the enabling 2016 law.