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    India trying to make Chabahar Port in Iran operational by 2019: Nitin Gadkari

    New Delhi: India is trying to make the strategic Chabahar Port in Iran operational by 2019, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Gadkari was on a two-day visit to Tajikistan to represent India at a global conference on “International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development”.

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    Issues like land acquisition delaying road projects: Nitin Gadkari

    Panaji: Union minister Nitin Gadkari said here today said that certain issues, including hurdles being faced in land acquisition, were affecting the schedule of road projects. He said timely completion of a project was important for its cost-effectiveness.

  • Politicians express shock over Bhaiyyu Maharaj’s death

    Mumbai: Political leaders cutting across the party lines expressed shock over the death of spiritual guru Bhaiyyu Maharaj, who allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in Indore today. “Learnt about the death of spiritual guru Shri Bhaiyyuji Maharaj. I had personal relationship with him. His untimely death is saddening. My humble tributes,” Union minister Nitin Gadkari tweeted. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis expressed similar sentiments and hailed the spiritual guru for the “huge work” he

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    Nitin Gadkari reviews progress of road and highway projects

    Panaji: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari today reviewed the progress of the ongoing projects of his department in the country. He chaired a review meeting of the ongoing projects of the Ministry of Road Transport and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). The NHAI functions under the ministry. The meeting will continue tomorrow also.

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    Union minister Nitin Gadkari takes on EC, says appalled by reason given by poll body that EVMs failed due to heat

    Mumbai: It is not often that a cabinet minister takes on the Election Commission at a time it is being targeted by the Opposition, too, over faulty EVMs. Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said he was “appalled” by the reason given by the commission that EVMs and VVPAT machines had failed because of the excessive heat and dust in the region.

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    Mumbai: Shiv Sena-BJP rift like marital discord

    Mumbai: Although the bitterness among ruling partners Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena has reached its peak, senior BJP leader and union minister Nitin Gadkari believes their alliance should continue. Terming the differences akin to discord between husband and wife, Gadkari said he is ready to mediate if the party asks him to do so.

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    RSS organisation of nationalists, not Pakistan’s ISI: Gadkari on Pranab accepting invite

    Mumbai: Union minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari today welcomed former President Pranab Mukherjee’s decision to accept an invitation to attend an RSS event, saying it is a “good start” and “political untouchability” is an outdated concept. Gadkari, the Lok Sabha MP from Nagpur, also said the RSS was not Pakistan’s ISI, but an organisation of nationalists.

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    Want BJP, Shiv Sena alliance to continue: Nitin Gadkari

    Mumbai: The BJP and the Shiv Sena may have some differences, but they can’t do without each other, Union minister Nitin Gadkari today suggested and wanted the alliance of the two parties to continue. Against the backdrop of acrimony between the two parties during the Palghar Lok Sabha bypoll campaign, Gadkari maintained the saffron alliance does not have any ideological differences, adding there are no permanent friends or enemies in politics.

  • Pranab Mukherjee accepts RSS invite for Nagpur event

    New Delhi, The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Tuesday said that it’s the greatness of former president and Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee to accept their invitation to address their workers in Nagpur. The RSS invited Mukherjee to address their workers at headquarters in Nagpur on June 7.

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    Nitin Gadkari advocates bringing fuel under GST to curb price hike

    New Delhi: With petrol and diesel rates skyrocketing on a daily basis,  Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday advocated bringing fuel under the GST to curb the price hike. “Petrol and diesel should have been brought under the Goods and Services Tax. I asked officials during a presentation if we bring fuel prices under GST will it benefit the states or not.

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    Palghar by-poll: Using PM Modi strategy, CM Devendra Fadnavis interacts with intellectuals

    Mumbai: Public rallies and road show are commonly used during any poll. However, Bharatiya Janata Party has opted to interact with intellectuals as the same strategy used by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Devendra Fadnavis, chief minister is the star campaigner of the party who addressed four rallies interacted with around 200 intellectuals from various sect of society in Palghar city on Tuesday and replied to each and

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    Petrol excise duty cut will hit welfare schemes: Nitin Gadkari

    NEW DELHI: The BJP cannot afford to cut excise on petrol; to do so would be to jeopardise most of its welfare schemes which subsist on government subsidies. Speaking to a mainline newspaper, Union Minister for Roads and Highways Nitin Gadkari has even sounded a note of caution in this regard.

  • Bhopal: Work honestly or go to concrete mixture says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari to road contractors

    Bhopal: Union minister for road transport, Nitin Gadkari, addressing in a convention of Tendupatta collectors in Betul on Friday, said, ‘Sadak Nirman Mein Yadi Bhrashtachar Hua To Mein Usi Gitti Mein Gaar Dunga, Ye Baat Meine Thekedaro Ko Saaf Samjha Di Hey’. (He had clearly told the contractors of road construction that he would bury them in concrete mixture if he found them involved in corruption in road construction).

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    Shiv Sena itching to take on Nitin Gadkari on his home turf

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena is looking at strengthening and expanding its base in the Vidarbha region, where its estranged ruling partner, the BJP, has a strong presence. With this avowed objective in mind, Sena boss Uddhav Thackeray was on a tour of Nagpur on Friday.