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Central Minister Nitin Gadkari gets death threats, security tightened
Central Minister Nitin Gadkari gets death threats, security tightened

At least three calls were received by Gadkari's private office in the city - between 11.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. - and the caller purportedly uttered the name of absconding mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar.

  • Saturday, 14 January 2023
NH Bid For New Jagannath Sadak
Aparajita seeks NH tag to New Jagannath Sadak

Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi on Sunday shot a letter to Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari seeking formal status of National Highway to New Jagannath Sadak. New Jagannath Sadak is the second most important road to Puri Jagannath Dham.

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  • Monday, 28 November 2022
Aparajita Sarangi demands NH tag for New Jagannath Sadak, writes to Nitin Gadkari
Aparajita Sarangi demands NH tag for New Jagannath Sadak, writes to Nitin Gadkari

The MP pointed out how important the New Jagannath Sadak has been for Western and Southern Odisha as well as the States of Western India for connection with Puri and other coastal areas of Odisha.

  • Monday, 28 November 2022
Airbags to be made mandatory
'Make 6 airbags mandatory only when 85% people start wearing rear seat belts'

International Road Federation (IRF), a global road safety body, has said this provision should not be time-bound but governed by the survey, indicating how many people are wearing rear seat belts.

  • Friday, 30 September 2022
Nitin Gadkari unveils miniature of national highway EV charging station to compete with petrol pumps
Nitin Gadkari unveils miniature of national highway EV charging station to compete with petrol pumps

The pilot project is currently conducting its concluding phase of technical and commercial trials with buses and long-range electric SUV on the Delhi-Jaipur stretch from September 9.

  • Tuesday, 27 September 2022
Electric Double-Decker Bus In Mumbai
Gadkari launches India's first electric double-decker bus

Manufactured by Switch Mobility Ltd (Switch), the electric double-decker has more capacity and can carry nearly twice the number of seated passengers as compared to single-decker bus.

  • Thursday, 18 August 2022
Gadkari & Shivraj dropped from reconstituted BJP Parliamentary Board
Gadkari & Shivraj dropped from reconstituted BJP Parliamentary Board

Nitin Gadkari, who is a former party president, is said to be close to the top brass of the RSS. He is also the sitting MP from Nagpur.

  • Wednesday, 17 August 2022
Show-cause notices sent to EV makers on fire episodes: Gadkari
Show-cause notices sent to EV makers on fire episodes: Gadkari

Further action would be taken based on the responses received from the EV manufacturers, the minister said.

  • Friday, 22 July 2022
Three National Highway projects worth Rs 3,449cr inaugurated
Three National Highway projects worth Rs 3,449cr inaugurated

Meanwhile, Haryana Chief Minister Khattra on Tuesday conducted 14 services related to Shastra license online and inaugurated 6 weapons training centres from the premises of Recruit Training Centre, Bhondsi.

  • Tuesday, 19 July 2022
Star Ratings for vehicles based on crash tests: Gadkari
Star Ratings for vehicles based on crash tests: Gadkari

It will also promote healthy competition among original equipment manufacturers (OEM) in India to manufacture safer vehicles.

  • Friday, 24 June 2022
Tesla can benefit by manufacturing EVs in India: Union Min Gadkari
Tesla can benefit by manufacturing EVs in India: Union Min Gadkari

At present, cars imported as Completely Built Units (CBUs) attract customs duty ranging from 60-100 per cent, depending on engine size and Cost, Insurance and Freight (CIF) value less or above USD 40,000.

  • Monday, 02 May 2022
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Rising mercury may affect some EV batteries: Gadkari

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday again cautioned EV makers to recall all faulty two-wheelers, saying that some EV batteries may be facing issues owing to extreme hot weather conditions the country is currently going through.

  • Tuesday, 26 April 2022
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Musk has to manufacture here to sell Tesla cars in India: Gadkari

Elon Musk, who has just bought Twitter for $44 billion, will have to manufacture his Tesla cars in India, and not China, if he wants to come and sell the vehicles in the country, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Tuesday.

  • Tuesday, 26 April 2022
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Reaches Parliament In Hydrogen-Powered Car
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Reaches Parliament In Hydrogen-Powered Car

The Minister assured that Green Hydrogen will be manufactured in India. "Green Hydrogen refuelling stations will be established generating sustainable employment opportunities in the country. India will soon become a Green Hydrogen exporting country," Gadkari said.

  • Wednesday, 30 March 2022
'A Toll Plaza In Every 60 Kms; Electric Vehicles Will Be Available At Petrol-Vehicle Cost In 24 Mont
'A Toll Plaza In Every 60 Kms; Electric Vehicles Will Be Available At Petrol-Vehicle Cost In 24 Months'

The Road and Transport Minister also said rapid strides in technology and green fuel will reduce the cost of electric automobiles, bringing them at par with petrol-run vehicles in the next two years.

  • Tuesday, 22 March 2022
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