12 Dec 2013
Itanagar: The Union Road Transport and Highways (RTH) Ministry has approved road construction of 6,418 km under Special Accelerated Road Development Project-North East for implementation of Phase A and the Arunachal Pradesh package of roads and highways.
16 Dec 2013
New Delhi: Road Transport and Highways Minister Oscar Fernandes has been given the additional charge of Ministry of Labour and Employment following the death of Sis Ram Ola.
28 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Minister for Road Transport and Highways Oscar Fernandes has said the delays in land acquisition and environment clearances have hampered the progress of expressways in the country.
22 Oct 2013
New Delhi: In a recent development, General Motors (GM) India has resumed the production of Chevrolet Tavera MUV three months after it stopped the production of the model due to issues concerning the vehicle’s exhaust system.
28 Jan 2013
The income tax rebate on 50 per cent of road safety donations will encourage more people and companies to contribute funds for road safety activities, International Road Federation (IRF) said.
08 Dec 2011
In a major setback, 14 out of 18 chief engineers and senior officials of the Road Transport and Highways Ministry and National Highways Authority of India resigned on Wednesday following the alleged incidents of continuous misbehavior of Minister for Road Transport and Highways C P Joshi and Gajendra Haldea, advisor to Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia.
04 Sep 2012
National Highways Authority of India has drawn flak from the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) for potential loss of Rs 874 crore on account of delays in completion of projects for connecting major ports through highways.
14 Oct 2013
Aizawl: Prices of essential commodities have soared in Mizoram due to a large number of trucks being stranded in the NH-54, the only link connecting Mizoram to rest of the world.
16 Nov 2011
After Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi’s rally at Phulpur in Uttar Pradesh, the Centre has announced a string of sops including four road projects worth Rs 4,500 crores for the state going to polls in next year.
18 Jun 2013
Oscar Fernandes on Tuesday took charge as Minister of Road Transport and Highways and said he will work towards getting speedy environment clearances for the projects which are stuck.