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Nitin Gadkari: Indian politician
Nitin Jairam Gadkari is an Indian politician 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 2010-13. 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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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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Modi govt made country proud by abrogating Art 370: Nitin Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre made the country proud by abrogating Article 370 in Kashmir, as the special status granted to the Valley..
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Shiv Sena, NCP, Cong alliance opportunistic; their govt unlikely to last beyond 6-8 months: Nitin Gadkari

"Opportunism is the base of their alliance. The three parties have become united with the only motto to keep the BJP out of power. I have doubts whether this government will be formed... Even if it is..
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566 national highway projects running behind schedule: Nitin Gadkari


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Gadkari seeks probe into netas threatening highway contractors


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In letter to CBI & ED, Gadkari seeks probe against politicians for thwarting road construction projects

Gadkari in a complaint to the CBI and ED two days ago demanded the investigating agencies to investigate the local leaders.
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Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari to address poll meetings in Jharkhand


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Our vision is not limited to forming govt: Nitin Gadkari


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Like cricket, anything possible in politics: Gadkari on Maharashtra govt formation

When asked about the prospects of government formation in Maharashtra, Gadkari drew parallel between cricket and politics, saying that anything can happen. "Anything can happen in cricket and politics...
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Accept Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya as democratic nation: Nitin Gadkari


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No equal power-sharing deal between BJP, Shiv Sena: Nitin Gadkari


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Maharashtra impasse: 'If needed, I am ready to mediate,' says Gadkari as BJP-Sena deadlock over govt formation continues

The BJP won 105 seats and Shiv Sena grabbed 56, together they have the mandate to form the government but both the parties have not been able to break the impasse on sharing the chief minister's post.
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RSS chief has no role in govt formation: Nitin Gadkari


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Ahmed Patel meets Nitin Gadkari, discusses road and infrastructure projects


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Amid BJP-Sena deadlock, Nitin Gadkari tasked with convincing Uddhav Thackeray

Gadkari will soon arrive in Mumbai with the express purpose of convincing Thackeray to join a BJP-led govt in Maharashtra.
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Gadkari can resolve Maha tangle in 2 hours: Sena man to RSS

In a letter to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, Kishore Tiwari said the RSS chief should take a serious note of the situation and intervene to end the deadlock over government formation in Maharashtra. He said..
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Was told getting wet in rain augurs well in politics: Gadkari

A sudden shower at an event in Mumbai prompted Union minister Nitin Gadkari to take a veiled dig at political opponents of the BJP against the backdrop of the recent poll outcome in his home state of..
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BJP will have record-breaking victories in Maharashtra, Haryana: Nitin Gadkari

"We have done a lot of work in various areas, particularly in irrigation and agriculture. Maharashtra is progressing a lot. Considering the amount of work and development that chief minister Devendra..
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Learn from bureaucrats, netas investment ideas, ways to recover project cost, Nitin Gadkari tells NHAI


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Nitin Gadkari refutes media report alleging that BJP is trying to snub him


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Maharashtra Assembly polls: CM Devendra Fadnavis files nomination, accompanied by Nitin Gadkari

Fadnavis is contesting from the Nagpur South-West constituency against Congress candidate Ashish Deshmukh
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Experts come together at EMobility Summit to discuss green commuting

Govt's commitment can be gauged from the fact that it has lowered the GST on EVs: Gadkari; India's ambitious target to shift to electric vehicles is a bumpy road ahead, say experts; Global leaders from..
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MV Act 2019: Contractors to face up to Rs 1 lakh fine for constructing poor roads

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said that contractors will be charged upto Rs one lakh fine for constructing poor roads and neglecting their proper maintenance under Motor Vehicle Act, 2019.
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Delay in court decisions hurts govt financially, says Nitin Gadkari


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Delay in taking decision by govt or courts hits people & public exchequer: Gadkari


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CNG from meat, fish waste will run buses: Nitin Gadkari

The process to convert the food waste into Bio-CNG will be launched in Maharashtra in the next two months
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Art 370 nullification sure to spur growth, employment in J&K: Nitin Gadkari


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Reservation alone can't ensure a community's progress: Nitin Gadkari


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Sanjay Dutt pays courtesy visit to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt on Sunday paid a courtesy visit to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at his residence in Nagpur.
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Tough time will pass: Nitin Gadkari on economic slowdown

Amid the slowdown in the economy, Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday exhorted the industries not to lose heart, saying this phase will pass. The Union minister for road transport and MSMEs was..
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Odd-even scheme not needed in Delhi, says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

This comes as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal earlier on Friday announced to bring in the odd-even scheme again from November 4 to 15
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Hefty fines imposed not to generate revenue but to save lives: Nitin Gadkari

"We are implementing this to create respect and fear for the law so none can do such type of thing," Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said.
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Reduce hefty traffic fines: Maharastrah govt to Centre

Transport Minister Diwakar Raote wrote to Union Road Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday asking him to reduce the penalties.
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Maha Transport Minister writes to Gadkari complaining about exorbitant traffic fines

On Wednesday, Maharashtra Transport Minister Diwakar Raote wrote a letter to Union Transport Minister complaining about the new provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act.
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Govt's intention is to save lives, not to earn revenue through fines: Nitin Gadkari on Motor Vehicles Amendment Act

The Minister pointed out that the number of deaths caused by road accidents is highest in India.
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Nitin Gadkari defends hefty challans for traffic violations under new rules

He further informed that Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and union minister of state for roads and highways VK Singh too had to pay fine for speeding.
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Official suspended over PMO letter on social media: Nitin Gadkari


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Cut trees only when project development is stuck: Gadkari

"I feel we should protect the environment and should touch the trees only when development of a project is stuck," Gadkari told reporters in Mumbai. His remarks came at a time when environmentalists..
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Steep traffic fines will help instil fear of law: Nitin Gadkari


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'No desire to levy heavy challan, just want everyone to follow rules': Nitin Gadkari on stiff traffic fines

Gadkari's remarks come in the wake of reports from different parts of the country in which traffic police has been even levying fines above Rs. 50,000 for traffic rules violations.
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'Not going to ban petrol, diesel vehicles': Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari

The Union Minister also outlined that India's automobile industry had witnessed high volumes in terms of exports and the industry is providing tremendous employment opportunities.
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