Nitin Jairam Gadkari is an Indian politician from Maharashtra who is the current Minister for Road Transport & Highways in the Government of India. He is also the longest serving Minister for Road Transport & Highways currently running his tenure for over 7 years. Gadkari earlier served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from 2009 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 by occupation. During the cabinet reshuffle on 7th July 2021 the portfolio for Ministry of MSME which was under him was reassigned to Narayan Rane, another BJP MP from Maharashtra as a part of cabinet expansion.
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Union minister for road transport and highways, Nitin Gadkari trolled the political class of India. He said that it was rare to find a happy politician since they were mostly insecure about power and..
A C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari & Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria onboard lands at Emergency Field Landing at the..
“Whatever support you (Tesla) want, will be provided by our government,” Gadkari said while addressing an event. Gadkari said he was holding dialogues with Tesla officials regarding the company’s.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar on Saturday hailed Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari for using power effectively to carry out development. The two leaders from rival.. IndiaTimes - Published
While reviewing the progress of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway (DME) in Sohna, road transport minister Gadkari said the farmers who have their land near the expressway should not sell it to developers,.. IndiaTimes - Published
National highways are being constructed at a very fast pace under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the entire country can hope of getting highways of an American standard in the next.. IndiaTimes - Published
Gadkari said the use of ethanol as vehicle fuel would help save at least Rs 20 per litre despite its lower calorific value compared to petrol. His ministry is likely to announce a policy for flex-fuel.. IndiaTimes - Published
Narayan Tatu Rane, a Rajya Sabha MP from Maharashtra, took charge of the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) on Thursday. Rane succeeds Nitin Gadkari in the MSME ministry. IndiaTimes - Published
Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said there is growing confidence between India and the US that all outstanding trade issues will be resolved soon, and urged American firms to explore huge.. IndiaTimes - Published
Union road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday urged major highway builders and private companies to look into the option of floating an infrastructure finance or Non-Banking.. IndiaTimes - Published
Without taking any name, he said some people and some party have supported infiltration in Assam and tried to give the infiltrators voting rights, which is not beneficial for the country. BJP's.. IndiaTimes - Published
The government is trying to construct a separate 'e-highway' on the 1,300-kilometre-long Delhi-Mumbai Expressway where trucks and buses can ply at a speed of 120 km per hour, Road Transport and Highway.. IndiaTimes - Published
Fighting for a foothold in the Dravidian heartland, the BJP went the whole hog on its Hindutva identity without compunction by promising “strict anti-conversion law”, “criminalising religious.. IndiaTimes - Published
The government is serious about reducing road accidents as more people died from such mishaps in the last one year than from Covid-19 infection, road transport minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday... IndiaTimes - Published
The incident in which West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suffered injury was an "accident" and it should not be politicised, said Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday, adding that such.. IndiaTimes - Published