Nitin Gadkari News
'By end of 2024, Rajasthan's roads will be like those in US'
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said he often repeats the words of former US president John F Kennedy, who said, "America's roads are good not because America is rich. America is rich because of its good roads"
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari receives death threat over phone, probe on
Sources familiar with the matter said that the minister's office immediately alerted the Delhi Police about the threat and an investigation is underway
PM Modi lauds Nitin Gadkari's infra push: A look at India's National Highways network in last 9 years
India had a total of 91,287 km of National Highways till April 1, 2014, according to the official data. This was expanded to 145,155 km by March 2023. From building 12.1 km per day of roads in 2014-15, India saw 28.6 km of roads being constructed every day in 2021-22
Delivery man beaten to death in Delhi road rage case: What makes drivers so angry?
The death of a 39-year-old delivery worker in Delhi has yet again shone the spotlight on road rage. Experts say this is a ‘psychological disorder’ where the offender already suffers from anxiety and stress and is pushed over the edge by an adverse incident
India adds almost 50,000 km of National Highways in nine years
As per the official data, India had a total of 97,830 km of National Highways in 2014-15 which has been expanded to 145,155 km by March 2023
Rising India Summit 2023: 'Savarkar sacrificed a lot, study him before commenting,' says Gadkari
In a conversation with News18 India's Managing Editor Kishore Ajwani, Gadkari also spoke about new initiatives by his ministry. He said, "hydrogen buses will be ready in India very soon and planes will also use clean fuel"
Anand Mahindra lauds Delhi-Mumbai expressway; calls it 'critical artery of India’s economic highway'
The Delhi-Mumbai expressway connects both cities by reducing travel time by 12 hours
Delhi-Mumbai Express Highway's first phase to be completed this year, says Nitin Gadkari
Reiterating the significance of green fuels, Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said that the Ministry is working on the diversification of agriculture towards the energy and power sector since the year 2000
Will make roads of UP equivalent to that of US, says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari
After the inauguration of the 81st session of the Indian Road Congress (IRC), Gadkari said a total of Rs 5 lakh crore will be invested on roads in Uttar Pradesh before 2024
'Rich nation with poor population remark taken out of context,' says Gadkari as Oppn ups the ante
On Thursday, TMC MP O'Brien shared a tweet which was carrying Gadkari's statement. O'Brien said, 'all in team Opposition may want to retweet this boom statement from Nitin Gadkari'
Proposal to make 6 airbags mandatory in cars deferred by a year to October 1, 2023: Nitin Gadkari
The government has deferred the implementation of the proposal to make six airbags mandatory in passenger cars by one year to October 1, 2023, road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari said
Centre to approach capital market this month to raise funds for road projects
Last month, the Union minister had said the money will be raised through Infrastructure Investment Trusts and there will be an investment limit of Rs 10 lakh for retail investors
Govt working on developing electric highways that will facilitate charging of trucks, buses while running: Nitin Gadkari
An electric highway generally refers to a road which supplies power to vehicles travelling on it, including through overhead power lines
Nitin Gadkari says Centre working to develop electric highways: What are they? When is India likely to get one?
An electric highway is an electrically augmented road. It usually refers to a road which supplies power to travelling vehicles — either by using overhead power lines or power lines that have been set into pre-cut grooves on the road itself
Nitin Gadkari shares Akshay Kumar ad on road safety, users slam video for 'promoting dowry'
Several people found the advertisement 'problematic', including Shiv Sena leader and Member of Parliament Priyanka Chaturvedi
AAP model of politics: A case of habitual cribbing and wild allegations
The AAP started as a movement led by Anna Hazare to fight against corruption. However, it has fallen into the trap of blame-all and oppose-all strategy
Nitin Gadkari bats for six-airbags in cars with new video on Twitter
The Centre had proposed to mandate six airbags in all cars from 1 October, 2022, but a final decision is pending amid discussions within the government on its fallout in the small-car market and a pushback from industry
Cyrus Mistry’s death: How the rules on seat belts, airbags will be amended?
While wearing seat belts in the rear seat was always compulsory not following the rule will attract a fine of Rs 1000. A new law will be brought in to make seat-belt alarms for the backseat mandatory. The government is also in talks with carmakers to introduce six airbags
Cyrus Mistry death: 'Govt to soon introduce fines for not wearing seatbelts in rear seats,' says Gadkari
Although not wearing a seat belt by passengers sitting in the rear seats can still attract a fine of Rs 1,000 under Rule 138 (3) of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules (CMVR), most people are either unaware of the rule or ignore it
Cyrus Mistry death: What are seat-belt alarm stoppers that government plans to ban?
Union minister Nitin Gadkari has reportedly said the government will ban seat-belt beep-alarm stoppers. The decision comes in the wake of the death of former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry and his friend Jehangir Pandole in a car mishap in Maharashtra's Palghar