27 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Rejecting the dialogue offer on the controversial Land Bill, Sonia Gandhi on Friday alleged it was a mockery of the consensus building exercise by a "myopic" Modi government which was "bending backwards" to favour industrialists and demanded that UPA's legislation be brought back in totality.
26 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Promising to overhaul the five existing National Waterways (NWs) within six months, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said Parliament nod will be sought on the Bill to convert 101 rivers across the country into Nws.
19 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Congress on Thursday took a jibe at the government over Union Minister Nitin Gadkari writing a letter to Opposition parties including Sonia Gandhi to debate Land Acquisition Bill asking "why this sudden wisdom has dawned" on them and whether BJP was facing "jitters".
19 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Faced with stiff Opposition on the Land Bill, the government on Thursday reached out to leaders of Opposition parties, including Sonia Gandhi and activist Anna Hazare inviting them to an open debate on the issue while asserting that the bill was "very much in farmers' interest".
16 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Government has shut down 62 toll booths on roads and highways and is proposing to do away with toll charges on roads built at less than Rs 100 crore, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.
13 Mar 2015
Jammu: The PDP-led Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday demanded that the Centre should declare Mughal Road, which connects Kashmir with Jammu region, as a National Highway.
03 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said efforts are on to develop all 12 major ports so that they, along with the highways sector, contribute 2 percent of India's GDP.
11 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Parliament on Wednesday gave nod to a Bill seeking to pave the way for plying of e-rickshaws on the roads of the national capital region, with the government considering a proposal to provide credit to buy these battery- operated vehicles.
03 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Frequent traffic jams at Dhaula Kuan here in which Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari often gets caught, has made him sanction a study to find the reasons behind the problem plaguing several parts of the national capital.
19 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Taxi booking apps like Uber and Olacabs need to be regulated and brought under the Motor Vehicles Act, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday.