PM Narendra Modi to address public meeting on July 3 in Hyderabad after BJP National Executive meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public gathering here on July 3 after the conclusion of the two-day BJP National Executive meeting. “On July 3, a massive public meeting would be organised at Parade Ground in Hyderabad. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a mammoth public meeting on the evening of July 3,” BJP … Read more

Told Ratan Tata once that RSS does not discriminate: Nitin Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said he once told industrialist Ratan Tata that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) does not discriminate on the basis of religion. The senior BJP leader inaugurated a charitable hospital in the Sinhagad area in Pune. Speaking on the occasion, he related an anecdote from the time when he was … Read more

Maharashtra Congress leader welcomes Nitin Gadkari’s ‘strong Congress important for democracy’ remark

Maharashtra Congress leader Sachin Sawant on Monday welcomed Union minister Nitin Gadkari‘s “a strong Congress is important for democracy” remark, but asked him to speak to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on what he claimed as BJP‘s efforts to destroy the opposition. At an event in Pune on Saturday, Gadkari said a strong Congress is important … Read more

BJP deploys big guns in Goa as campaign enters last lap; manifesto on Feb 8

With just a week left for voting in the Goa assembly polls, the ruling BJP is stepping up campaigning with its top leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, set to address physical election rallies in the state over the next few days. The party will release its election manifesto … Read more

NHAI raises over Rs 5,000 cr through InvIT: Nitin Gadkari

The National Highway Authority of India‘s first infrastructure investment trust has raised more than Rs 5,000 crore, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday. Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs) are instruments on the pattern of mutual funds, designed to pool money from investors and invest the amount in assets that will provide cash flows over a … Read more

Nitin Gadkari wanted to teach a lesson to Fadnavis, says Congress leader; Union minister rubbishes claim

Senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari wanted to “teach a lesson” to his party colleague Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra minister Vijay Wadettiwar claimed during an election rally in the state on Thursday. While the Congress leader implied that Gadkari was talking about Fadnavis, Gadkari himself denied that he had ever said anything against the former chief minister. … Read more

Fear of road assets being owned by foreigners led to reducing road project bundles: Nitin Gadkari

Fear of foreign pension and insurance funds owning assets in the country made the government reduce the bundle size of road projects being offered to investors as part of the monetization plan, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Saturday. Gadkari, who handles the roads portfolio, said that the foreign funds have a huge quantum of … Read more

Nitin Gadkari has shown how power can be used: Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday lauded Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari for using power effectively to carry out development. The two leaders from rival parties shared the dais at a function at Ahmednagar in Maharashtra. “I am attending this function because I was told that Gadkari was going to inaugurate many projects in … Read more

Will not let anyone obstruct development projects: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray assures Nitin Gadkari

Days after Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari wrote to him about alleged obstruction by local Shiv Sena leaders in national highway projects in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray assured him on Friday that he would not allow anyone to stop development work. Thackeray, along with Union ministers Gadkari and Hardeep Singh Puri, inaugurated operations … Read more

India will hopefully get highways of American standard in next three years: Nitin Gadkari

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 three years, Union Highways and Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Saturday. He also said that 38 km of roads … Read more