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Nitin Gadkari: Indian politician
Nitin Jairam Gadkari is an Indian politician and businessman from Maharashtra who is the current Minister for Road Transport & Highways of India and Shipping Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the Government of India. Gadkari earlier served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from 2010 to 2013. He is also known for his work as the Public Works Department Minister of the State of Maharashtra, where, under his leadership, a series of roads, highways and flyovers across the state were constructed – including the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, India's first six-lane concrete, high-speed expressway. Gadkari is closely associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), which is headquartered in his home constituency of Nagpur. He currently represents the Nagpur constituency in the Lok Sabha, and is a lawyer and industrialist by occupation.

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PM Modi launches 'Champions' portal in Delhi [Video]

PM Modi launches 'Champions' portal in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 'Champions' portal in Delhi on June 01. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari was also present. This is a one-stop place for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME)..

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COVID lockdown: 90% of road construction work has started, informs Nitin Gadkari [Video]

COVID lockdown: 90% of road construction work has started, informs Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, on May 13 briefed about the road construction work amid lockdown. He said, "90% of road construction has started. I took review of..

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Need to develop Khadi and Village industry to boost rural employment: Nitin Gadkari [Video]

Need to develop Khadi and Village industry to boost rural employment: Nitin Gadkari

Calling for the need to develop the Khadi and Village industries, Union Minister for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises, Nitin Gadkari, on May 13 said the maximum employment for people from backward..

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Malls, salons will open soon but we need to learn to live with coronavirus: Nitin Gadkari [Video]

Malls, salons will open soon but we need to learn to live with coronavirus: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises, Nitin Gadkari, on May 13 said that people need to learn art of living with coronavirus. "Mask is mandatory, maintain more than 1 meter distance,..

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Will become super economic power: Nitin Gadkari on PM Modi's package [Video]

Will become super economic power: Nitin Gadkari on PM Modi's package

While speaking to ANI amid coronavirus pandemic on May 12, the Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Nitin Gadkari spoke on economic package announced by PM Narendra Modi. He said,..

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Migrants are just 20% of workforce, says Gadkari


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States should come forward with Rs 20 lakh crore to battle Covid-19 disruptions: Nitin Gadkari

More liquidity is needed to boost economic activity following the coronavirus pandemic and states should come forward with Rs 20 lakh crore, while another Rs 10 lakh crore can be harnessed from..
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Chardham project: Nitin Gadkari lauds BRO for achieving Chamba tunnel breakthrough

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday lauded the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) for achieving a breakthrough in the 440-metre long tunnel below the busy Chamba town and termed it as an..
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Legal opinion sought on whether NHAI can build smart cities along Delhi-Mumbai E'way: Nitin Gadkari


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Decentralisation of cities, development of far-flung areas can help address migrant workers' woes: Nitin Gadkari


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Gadkari expresses displeasure over delays in according green nod to projects

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday expressed displeasure over inordinate delays in according environmental clearances to projects, saying it causes hindrances in execution of works.
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MSMEs: Sitharaman, Gadkari should 'settle their accounts' first, says Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram took a swipe at the Centre on Friday, saying the ministers of finance and MSMEs should "settle their accounts" first and allow the MSMEs to save themselves without..
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Delhi-Mumbai Expressway project offers huge investment opportunities: Gadkari

The upcoming Rs 1 lakh crore Delhi-Mumbai Expressway project offers huge investment opportunities for investors, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said urging players to invest in proposed..
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Centre working on Agro MSME policy: Nitin Gadkari


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Build more, build faster with precautions to beat Covid induced slowdown: Gadkari


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Gadkari asks states to expedite land acquisition for roads, suggests app-based two-wheeler taxis in rural areas

Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and MSMES Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday called upon all the states and Union Territories to take urgent action so that blockades of trucks and lorries at..
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Need to set up industries along new economic corridors, expressways: Gadkari


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Take advantage of world’s mood of China hatred: Nitin Gadkari to firms


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Nitin Gadkari undergoes angioplasty


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Nitin Gadkari rejects Maharashtra govt's demand to run trains for migrants

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday disapproved the Maharashtra government's demand to run special trains for migrant workers to take them to their native states, saying that such scenario should..
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Need steps to get labourers back: Gadkari


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Gadkari asks NHAI chief, toll operators to ensure food, water for migrant workers

Thousands of migrant workers are leaving cities like Mumbai and Delhi for their homes in different parts of the country after the announcement of 21-day nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus outbreak.
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Gadkari presents coffee table book on Manohar Parrikar to President


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Will go to SC and share ideas on tackling vehicular pollution: Nitin Gadkari

Road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said he was ready to go to the Supreme Court and share his ideas on how to tackle vehicular pollution and gradually transition from..
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SC: Can Nitin Gadkari come to court, explain EV policy?

A minister has never been called to the apex court and explain a policy vision or decision of the government, a task generally carried out by the attorney general, solicitor general or any of the..
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SC invites Gadkari to court on issues related to electric vehicles

The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed willingness to interact with the Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari to consider issues related to the procurement of electric vehicles (EVs) for public..
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Nitin Gadkari reaches Stockholm to attend Global Conference on Road Safety

Gadkari, upon his arrival here, was welcomed by Indian Ambassador to Sweden, Monika Kapil Mohta. The objective of the conference is to bring road safety on the global agenda and renew the world..
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BJP Parliamentary party meeting underway in presence on PM Modi

The meeting is being held in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP national president JP Nadda, and Union ministers like Nitin Gadkari, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar, Ramesh..
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Convert diesel buses to run on CNG & LNG; cut operational costs, Gadkari tells STCs


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Nitin Gadkari accuses Shiv Sena of betraying BJP in Maharashtra

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said the BJP did not lose last year's Maharashtra assembly elections, but was betrayed by the Shiv Sena. He also said that the Sena not only left its ally, but..
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Put signboard on stalled project sites to make people aware of delays due to court orders: Nitin Gadkari to officials


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Delay in decision-making raises questions at officials’ intent: Gadkari


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Delays in projects unacceptable, adhere strictly to project schedules: Nitin Gadkari to officials

Terming delays in highway projects as "unacceptable", Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday asked officials and developers to strictly adhere to project schedules. Gadkari also..
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BJP leaders hail JP Nadda as he prepares to take over as its new president

Chief ministers and deputy chief ministers besides Union ministers, including Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari, from the BJP and top leaders from its state units filed nomination papers in..
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No dearth of money, plan to spend Rs 5 lakh crore on infrastructure: Nitin Gadkari


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Centre stands firm, rejects Rajasthan's plea to reduce traffic penalties

Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari urged states to implement the amended Motor Vehicles Act while giving a cold shoulder to a demand from Rajasthan to reduce penalties. He said only those who..
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Gadkari declines Rajasthan’s appeal to cut penalties for traffic violations, urges all states to enforce new MV Act


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Gadkari warns 'deadwood' in ministries to perform or be ready to be forced out


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Government to help firms making import substitute products: Nitin Gadkari

"There are many industries which are working on import substitute products and saving the nation's money. The Central government is forming a scheme to encourage these industries," the Union minister..
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1.5L people die in 5L accidents every year in India: Nitin Gadkari


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One minister has quit, Maharashtra govt will fall under own weight: Nitin Gadkari

The alliance between the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP is "unnatural" and the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi government they have formed will collapse under its own weight, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on..
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‘Concerned over slump’, Nitin Gadkari asks officials to clear projects


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CAA not against Muslim community of India: Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday asserted that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act is not against the Muslim community in India. Gadkari also accused the Congress of spreading "misinformation" over..
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Is being Hindu a crime? Asks Nitin Gadkari

"I have met those who are refugees from Pakistan at Jodhpur. The women told that they were raped, the property was looted and they were driven out. They were subjected to such atrocities that they have..
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CAA needed as there is no Hindu nation: Nitin Gadkari


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Nitin Gadkari rues hurdles being faced in road projects across country


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Chidambaram slapped false cases on PM, Shah, me: Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari alleged that false cases were filed against him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Amit Shah during the Congress leader’s term as home minister. The minister..
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No anti-incumbency wave, Congress has vanished from Jharkhand: Nitin Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said that there is no anti-incumbency wave in Jharkhand and people will vote chief minister Raghubar Das back to power. Talking to ANI, Gadkari also stated..
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Road fatalities in India marginally rose in Jan-Sept 2019, Gadkari tells Rajya Sabha

“It is true that after I looked at statistics today, I am saddened to say there has not been much change in the number of road accidents as well as those killed,” Gadkari said while was responding..
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From awareness to identification, Centre takes several measures to curb road accidents

The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, stated the measures in the Rajya Sabha on Monday.
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Anything can happen in cricket and politics: Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Saturday that "anything can happen in cricket and politics", and expressed confidence that the new BJP-led government in Maharashtra will pass the floor test.
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Nitin Gadkari congratulates Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar on Maha govt formation


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Sena-NCP-Congress alliance won’t last due to inherent contradictions: Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari said that the Sena-NCP-Congress alliance would not last beyond six-eight months. The reason that he gave for such a prediction was that the three coalition partners had major ideological..
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Whoever forms govt in Maharashtra, we will get farmers' work done: Nitin Gadkari


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This is an alliance of opportunism, won't stay for long, says Nitin Gadkari on NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena ties

He further added that the BJP and Shiv Sena alliance was based on ideology of Hindutva, and even today both parties don't have much ideological differences.
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