Tag: Nitin Gadkari

Truckers call off strike after Centre assures to look into demands

Bhubaneswar: Almost eight days after their nationwide strike, the  All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) called off their protest after the government on Friday agreed to consider their demands. Welcoming the decision, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said the government was “sensitive” to the demands of the transporters. As per the joint statement issued, Insurance […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Gadkari flags off cargo transport through Brahmaputra

Majuli (Assam): Aiming to give a boost to the inland water transport sector in the North-East, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday flagged off regular cargo transportation through waterways from Pandu Port near Guwahati to Dhubri along the Indo-Bangladesh border. Speaking on the occasion, the Union Shipping and Water Resources Minister said: “The central government […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Gadkari to perform 'Bhoomi Poojan' of Wardha dry port on Monday

New Delhi: Union Shipping, Road, Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will on Monday perform ‘Bhoomi Pooja’ of the Wardha dry port at Maharastra’s Sindi, an official statement said on Sunday. The dry port is being developed by the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in a bid to cater effective logistics services to the industries in […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Centre proposes Water Transport Corporation

Chennai: The central government has proposed forming a Water Transport Corporation in cooperation with the Tamil Nadu government and has committed Rs 200 crore, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari said on Friday. He said the corporation would run ferry services from Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala to Kanyakumari and Chennai in Tamil […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Need to promote electric vehicles: Gadkari

Nagpur: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said that electric vehicles need to be promoted in order to cut down expenses incurred on crude oil imports. “E-vehicles need to be promoted in order to cut down the huge crude oil bill, reduce pollution and create cost effectiveness in transportation,” Gadkari said […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Demonetisation, GST historic acts of NDA regime: Gadkari

New Delhi: Terming demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST) as “two historic decisions” of the Narendra Modi government, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said the revenue receipt will rise to Rs 30 lakh crore in the coming years. Participating in India TV’s ‘Samvaad’ programme, the Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister said that […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Isolate Pakistan at international forums: Gadkari

London/New Delhi: Pakistan’s refusal to accept its role in disturbing peace in India and funding extremists in Jammu and Kashmir is a serious challenge and it is necessary to isolate Islamabad at all international forums, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Saturday. Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said the Indian government has been […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
India, Britain to collaborate on transport policy

London: India and Britain have bilaterally agreed to cooperate on transport policy and a memorandum of understanding (MoU) will soon be signed between the two countries, officials said on Friday. The MoU will be signed on bilateral cooperation in urban transport policy planning, technology transfer and institutional organisation of transport. “The decision to enter into […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
12 new expressways to be constructed: Gadkari

Bagpat: At least a dozen new expressways would be constructed in the coming year to connect various states in the country, of which three will be started in 2017, it was announced here Friday. “Eastern Peripheral Highway is just the beginning. We will make 12 such express highways. Three of such highways will be started […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Paradip port capacity to be increased three fold by 2025: Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Friday said Paradip port's cargo handling capacity would be increased to 325 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) by 2025

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
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Ram temple should be built by mutual consent: Gadkari

New Delhi: The Ram temple should be built in Ayodhya through mutual consent, and is not a “communal or religious” issue, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said Tuesday. The senior BJP leader also said that the issue is linked to India’s rich culture, heritage and history. “Ayodhya issue is not a communal issue and is not […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Gadkari says can't promise on toll tax waiver

Pune: Ruling out any exemption from toll collection at national highways, Union road minister Nitin Gadkari said that if people want good services they will have to pay for that. Gadkari agreed to the opinion that toll collection should stop but asserted that he cannot promise waiver from the tax on national highways at this juncture. […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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Gadkari assures to make Polavaram project operational by mid-2019

Amaravati: Although the Andhra Pradesh government had promised to complete the Polavaram multipurpose project by June 2018, its timeline has now been reset and it is likely to be completed only by mid-2019. Union Water Resources minister Nitin Gadkari, who inspected the Polavaram works last evening, ruled out the possibility of finishing the project by […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Gadkari approves vehicular underpass for Sikharpur

Cuttack: Union Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister, Nitin Gadkari on Friday approved the much awaited Vehicular Under Pass (VUP) project at Sikharpur area on NH-16 that passes through Cuttack. Earlier, Cuttack MP Bhartruhari Mahtab had placed a demand before the Union Minister for necessary approval for the project at Sikharpur crossing which has become […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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Kejriwal summoned as accused in criminal defamation case

Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Friday summoned as an accused in a criminal defamation complaint filed against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari

  • Monday, 21 June 2021