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    2019 Lok Sabha, Assembly polls: After CM, another minister claims Sena alliance with BJP

    Mumbai: After Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ statement about the need for an alliance with the Shiv Sena, another senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister, who is close to Union minister Nitin Gadkari, claimed his party would ally with the Sena on its own terms in the Lok Sabha. He, however, further claimed there would be no alliance between the two parties in the state assembly poll.

  • Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Devendra Fadnavis to Venkaiah Naidu, politicians welcome Ganpati Bappa; See Pics

    Ganesh Chaturthi festivities have begun in the country. The ten-day long Ganesh festival kicked off with zeal and fervour across the country. Several beautifully decked up pandals have been erected in all major cities and towns in the Maharashtra, including Mumbai, Pune, Nashik and Nagpur, where huge idols of Lord Ganesha have been placed on raised platforms for people to worship.

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    Union Minister Nitin Gadkari urges farmers to make biofuel to replace petrol, diesel

    Durg (Chhattisgarh): Union Minister for Road, Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday urged the farmers here to make ethanol and use it as a replacement for petrol and diesel. Addressing a public gathering in Durg, the Union Minister said that “We import fuel worth Rs. 8 lakh crore, Rupee value is falling vs Dollar. I have been saying since 15 years that farmers and tribals can make biofuel and fly aircraft. Our

  • By March 2019, Ganga will be around 70% clean: Nitin Gadkari

    Mumbai : Union minister for water resources, river development and Ganga rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari claimed that highly-polluted river Ganga will be 70-80 per cent clean by March 2019. By 2020, this river will be 100 per cent cleaned, said Gadkari.

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    Ganga will be cleaned by March 2020: Nitin Gadkari

    Mumbai: Union minister for water resources, river development and Ganga rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari claimed that highly-polluted river Ganga will be 70-80 per cent clean by March 2019. By 2020, this river will be 100 per cent cleaned, said Gadkari. “The work is on. It is a difficult task but we are working hard to achieve it,” said Gadkari at IMC event on ‘Development of Infrastructure and Ganga Rejuvenation’. “By March 2019, Ganga

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    River Ganga will be completely clean by March 2020: Union minister Niti Gadkari

    Mumbai: Union minister Nitin Gadkari expressed hope here today that the Ganga river will become completely clean by 2020 considering the pace at which its rejuvenation programme was in progress. He said most of the 221 projects under the Namami Gange Mission worth Rs 22,238 crore are at advanced stages of completion. “Considering the pace at which the works are awarded and getting completed, we are hopeful that by March 2020, river Ganga will be

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    Centre signs MoU with 6 states for Lakhwar Yamuna basin project

    New Delhi: Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here with six states for the construction of the Lakhwar multi-purpose project in the upper Yamuna basin to deal with water crisis.

  • Mumbai: Nitin Gadkari to dump his pet amphibious bus project into sea after getting stiff opposition

    Mumbai: A rather flustered Union Minister for Surface Transport Nitin Gadkari declared on Friday in a media interaction that he wanted to push his pet amphibious bus project off the Gateway into the sea. He is miffed as the project has run into stiff opposition from the Green Clearance Committee, which is not giving clearance for a ramp at Malabar Hill.

  • Mumbai-Goa cruise line service to finally begin from October 1

    Mumbai: After much delay, the maiden sail of the country’s first luxury cruise line service between Mumbai and Goa will begin on October 1, Union shipping minister Nitin Gadkari today said. The ministry is investing Rs 1,000 crore to build a cruise terminal in the Mumbai port area on the east coastline of the financial capital.

  • BJP-Congress unite at last, alas in grief

    Over the few years, the animosity between Congress and BJP has reached a shocking unbelievable level, with personal attacks being traded constantly. Amid these political tensions, the mood has turned sombre, first with the passing away of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee and now with the untimely death of Congress leader Gurudas Kamat.

  • Watch video! “Kyunki road kisi ke baap ki nahi hai”, says traffic cop Akshay Kumar

    New Delhi: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is known for lending support to social causes, in both real and reel life. Brand ambassador of Government of India’s road safety campaign, Akshay is now trying to bring about a behavioural change in people with regard to traffic and road safety. The 50-year-old, along with Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, on Tuesday launched a video on road safety awareness.

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    65 per cent of those killed in accidents in 18-35 age group: Nitin Gadkari

    New Delhi: Sixty five per cent of the people killed in road accidents belong to the 18-35 year age group, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari also said 786 ‘black spots’ have been identified along highways where most accidents take place and corrective road engineering efforts are being carried out to rectify the flaw.

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    Shiv Sena slams Modi govt over job creation says, number of unemployed people growing by the day

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today hit out at the Modi government saying the ruling BJP had given a pre-poll promise of creating one crore jobs every year, but in reality, the number of unemployed people was growing by the day. Referring to Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s swipe at the Centre over Union minister Nitin Gadkari’s “where are the jobs” remark, the Sena said the opposition party should not

  • Shiv Sena MP Shivaji Adhalrao Patil seeks action against toll tax contractor

    New Delhi: Shiv Sena MP Shivaji Adhalrao Patil on Monday urged the government to punish the concessionaire taking toll tax but not building six bypasses on the National Highway NH-60 from Khed to Sinnar in Maharashtra. In a special mention in the Lok Sabha, he pointed out that Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari had announced exactly a year ago in Pune at the ground breaking ceremony that the construction of the

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    Mumbai Transport Strike: Truckers call off strike as government assures to look into demands

    Mumbai: Truckers on Friday called off their eight-day old strike after the government’s assurance to look into their demands, according to a statement. All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC), which claims support of 93 lakh truckers, had gone on an indefinite strike demanding reduction in diesel prices, among others, from July 20.