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  • AAPology: Arvind Kejriwal on apology spree

    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is on an apology spree. Having been free with all manner of accusations of wrongdoing against all and sundry in a bid to establish his pure-as-snow credentials, Kejriwal is now made to per force eat his words. The politics of Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi Party is based on sheer falsehood. Though they pretend to be paragons of virtue, the truth is they are as corrupt and

  • Sachin Tendulkar urges Nitin Gadkari to act against fake helmet makers

    New Delhi: Cricket icon and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar has sought action against manufacturers of low-quality helmets, continuing his campaign for safe two-wheeler riding. In a letter to transport minister Nitin Gadkari, Tendulkar said given the high rate of accidents involving two-wheeler drivers, it is important that safety equipment for them is of highest quality.

  • Kejri Apologies again, to Gadkari

    New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is on a mission of apologies for being loud mouth to put behind the defamation cases he has been fighting all over the country for making wild allegations against one and all.

  • Delhi court acquits Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal in 2 defamation cases, after he tendered apology to Gadkari and Sibal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was today acquitted in two separate defamation cases lodged against him by union minister Nitin Gadkari and advocate Amit Sibal after he tendered apology to both of them. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal also acquitted Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, a co-accused with Kejriwal in the defamation case lodged by Sibal, after he too tendered an apology to the lawyer through a letter.

  • Bhopal: India has sufficient water, management is problem: Gadkari

    Bhopal: Country has sufficient water, only problem is its management. The country is rich in ecological diversity and people must associate themselves with nature to eradicate the poverty, said union minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday at the inaugural address of fifth Nadi Mahotsav in Bandrabhan in Hoshangabad.

  • BJP begins the process to form government in Tripura

    Agartala: A day after the Tripura assembly election results were declared, efforts were on to form the first BJP-led government in one of India’s last Left strongholds on Sunday.

  • 80-90% Ganga to be cleanED by March 2019: Nitin Gadkari

    New Delhi : Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Government of India on Saturday promised 80-90% completion of the Clean Ganga project by March 2019 at the closing session of YES Bank and The Economic Times Global Business Summit 2018. Centred around the theme ‘New Economy, New Rules’, the summit saw a phalanx of top global leaders share their views on challenges and opportunities across their respective sectors.

  • Nitin Gadkari snubs Sharad Pawar over Maharashtra politicians being suppressed in Delhi

    Mumbai: While snubbing NCP supremo Sharad Pawar over his statement about politicians from Maharashtra usually being suppressed in Delhi, Union Minister for shipping and road transport Nitin Gadkari said that one needs to have ability and capability to rise and its not based on religion, caste, gender or region in Delhi. Pawar, in an interview with Raj Thackeray, chief of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Wednesday at Pune had stated that he

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    Dhaula Kuan-Manesar cable car project cleared: Nitin Gadkari

    New Delhi: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said the tender for the Dhaula Kuan (Delhi) to Manesar (Haryana) cable car project has been cleared.

  • Gadkari releases  first highway capacity manual

    New Delhi: The Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari on Monday released India’s first-ever ‘Highway Capacity Manual’ in New Delhi.

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    Nitin Gadkari releases India’s first manual on road expansion

    New Delhi: Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday released India’s first highway capacity manual “Indo-HCM” which will guide road engineers and policymakers on issues related to road expansion. Developed by the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), the manual is based on an extensive, country-wide study of the traffic characteristics on different categories of roads like a single lane, two-lane and multi-lane urban roads, inter-urban highways and expressways, and the associated

  • Pressure on Tourism Minister Jaykumar Rawal to put in papers

    Mumbai : Tourism Minister Jaykumar Rawal clarified his stand in the alleged land purchase at Vikharan earmarked for power project and allegations against him related to Dharma Patil’s death, but Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sources claimed that party president Amit Shah has asked him to resign from the post of minister. Rawal, in the last two days met Shah along with Nitin Gadkari and Raosaheb Danve in Delhi.

  • India’s Road Ahead

    Connectivity—through roads, rail or waterways— is vital for stable GDP growth. At the micro level, it offers better access to education and income opportunities. Within this framework, the present Government has been doing a lot. In order to understand these activities of the government more deeply and the impact it could have, Free Press Journal in conjunction with Moneycontrol, organised ‘India’s road ahead’. Gracing the event was

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    1.46 lakh people killed in road accidents in 2017: Nitin Gadkari

    New Delhi: As many as 1.46 lakh people lost their lives in 4.60 lakh road accidents across the country in 2017, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said today. Gadkari said in the Lok Sabha that a majority of the road accidents involved two-wheelers where the victims were not wearing helmets. There were 4.80 road accidents in the country in 2016 in which 1.50 lakh people lost their lives, and in 2015, there

  • Mumbai: CMO sat on file about rehabilitation of slums on MbPT land, claims Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant

    Mumbai: Targeting the Chief Minister’s office (CMO), Arvind Sawant, Shiv Sena MP from Mumbai South constituency said that even though Union Minister for Shipping Nitin Gadkari had agreed to permit scheme under Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) on land of Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT), the CMO sat on the file and has not taken any decision despite.