01 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Cataract is a bigger reason than alcohol for rising number of road accidents, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.
01 Sep 2014
New Delhi: With an aim to reduce the number of road accidents in the country by adopting international best practices, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways will introduce the new Motor Vehicles Bill in the next session of Parliament.
25 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday targeted yet another initiative taken by his predecessor Jairam Ramesh, saying the previous government's decision to have a convergence between MNREGA and toilet construction programme did not work well.
27 Aug 2014
New Delhi: A delegation of Delhi BJP leaders met union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari over the ban on e-rickshaws and urged him to ensure that the drivers are able to earn their livelihood.
28 Aug 2014
New Delhi: To improve safety for cyclists, Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has asked the Consumer Affairs ministry to update norms pertaining to bicycles.
26 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Rural households without sanitation facilities will get Rs 15,000 each for constructing toilets while schools will get Rs 54,000 for same purpose, according to a new Government proposal aiming to end the practice of open defecation in the country.
26 Aug 2014
Itanagar: Union Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari has assured Arunachal Pradesh on implementation of the 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyan' to cover sanitary and safe water for all by 2019.
24 Aug 2014
Nagpur: Launching India's first ethanol-run bus in the city on a pilot basis, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that a Bill to make provision for running vehicles on bio-fuels and hybrid electric would be tabled in the Parliament in the next session.
14 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Banks are not willing to fund road projects and PPP projects in the sector are suffering as private players are reluctant to pitch in, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said in Lok Sabha on Thursday.
20 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The highways sector in India are currently passing through a bad phase with many projects having been dropped for different reasons, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday.