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Eight-seater Vehicles To Have Six Airbags: Gadkari

Eight-seater Vehicles To Have Six Airbags: Gadkari

To improve safety for passengers, Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that it will be mandatory for cars to have at least six airbags to protect each passenger from serious injuries during an accident.

27 June 2022
PM Narendra Modi To Address Public Meeting On July 3 In Hyderabad After BJP National Executive Meet

PM Narendra Modi To Address Public Meeting On July 3 In Hyderabad After BJP National Executive Meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a mammoth public meeting on the evening of July 3," BJP General Secretary Tarun Chugh, in-charge of party affairs in...

25 June 2022

Automobiles In India To Be Accorded 'star Ratings' Based On Performance In Crash Tests: Gadkari

Gadkari said the Bharat New Car Assessment Programme (Bharat NCAP) will serve as a consumer-centric platform, allowing customers to opt for safer cars based...

EV Fire Probe: Govt-Appointed Panel To Submit Report This Month

EV Fire Probe: Govt-Appointed Panel To Submit Report This Month

Recently, there have been multiple incidents of electric vehicles (EVs) catching fire and resulting in death and causing severe injuries to people

23 June 2022

Presidential Polls: BJP Parliamentary Board Meets Hours After Opposition Finalises Yashwant Sinha's Name

Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and JP Nadda met Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu earlier, sparking buzz that he may be considered for the post of president.

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16 June 2022
Need To Maintain Equilibrium Between Ecology, Environment, Development: Nitin Gadkari

Need To Maintain Equilibrium Between Ecology, Environment, Development: Nitin Gadkari

Addressing an event, the Road Transport and Highways Minister also said that to overcome power shortage, it is essential to develop alternative fuels and an...


14 June 2022
Construction Of Bridge Across Chambal River In Rajasthan Completed: Nitin Gadkari

Construction Of Bridge Across Chambal River In Rajasthan Completed: Nitin Gadkari

The cables of the bridge are aerodynamic in nature and have the ability to be neutral in stormy winds, Gadkari added. The minister said to prevent disturbance...


08 June 2022
India's NHAI Sets Guinness World Record For Laying 75 Km Highway In Just 5 Days

India's NHAI Sets Guinness World Record For Laying 75 Km Highway In Just 5 Days

The team began building the road on June 3, at 7:27 am and finished constructing the 75 km stretch on June 7, at 5 pm, finishing it in a record time of 105...


29 May 2022
Toll Plaza On Sohna Road Free For Nearby Villagers For 4 Days: SDM

Toll Plaza On Sohna Road Free For Nearby Villagers For 4 Days: SDM

They have been making the demand for the last three months and had approached various higher authorities, including Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, he...


10 May 2022
Why Elon Musk Is Unlikely To Pay Heed To Adar Poonawala's Request

Why Elon Musk Is Unlikely To Pay Heed To Adar Poonawala's Request

With Musk adamant that import duties be slashed by 100%, and the government insisting this reduction won't be forthcoming unless Tesla sets up a local factory,...


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07 May 2022
Government Aims To Develop Vehicle Scrapping Facilities Within 150 Kms From City Centres

Government Aims To Develop Vehicle Scrapping Facilities Within 150 Kms From City Centres

Gadkari noted that the road transport and highways ministry has designed the vehicle scrapping policy in a way that allows all types and sizes of investors to...


02 May 2022
Tesla Can Benefit By Manufacturing EVs In India: Nitin Gadkari

Tesla Can Benefit By Manufacturing EVs In India: Nitin Gadkari

Earlier on April 26, Gadkari had said, if Tesla is ready to manufacture its EVs in India then there is 'no problem', but the company must not import cars from...


29 April 2022
Nitin Gadkari Inaugurates Two Road Projects, Lays Foundation For 17 NH Works In Telangana

Nitin Gadkari Inaugurates Two Road Projects, Lays Foundation For 17 NH Works In Telangana

A total of 4,996 km national highway network has been laid in Telangana till March 2022 which was 2,511 km in 2014, he said, adding in the last eight years the...


26 April 2022
Seven Ropeway Projects Worth Rs 3,232 Crore To Be Built In Himachal Pradesh Under Parvatmala Yojana

Seven Ropeway Projects Worth Rs 3,232 Crore To Be Built In Himachal Pradesh Under Parvatmala Yojana

"By leveraging world class technology, seven ropeway projects of total length 57.1 km at total cost of Rs 3,232 crore will be constructed in the state," said...


26 April 2022
Seasonal Temperature A Problem For EV Batteries; Companies Should Take Advanced Action: Nitin Gadkari

Seasonal Temperature A Problem For EV Batteries; Companies Should Take Advanced Action: Nitin Gadkari

The Road Transport and Highways Minister also acknowledged that the country's EV industry has "just started" and emphasized that the government does not want...


26 April 2022
No problem In Tesla Producing EVs In India But Must Not Import Vehicles From China: Nitin Gadkari

No problem In Tesla Producing EVs In India But Must Not Import Vehicles From China: Nitin Gadkari

Last year, the heavy industries ministry had also asked Tesla to first start manufacturing its iconic electric vehicles in India before any tax concessions...


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26 April 2022
Nitin Gadkari Bats For Indian Students In Philippines, Asks NMC To Examine Issue

Nitin Gadkari Bats For Indian Students In Philippines, Asks NMC To Examine Issue

Over 10,000 students studying undergraduate medical courses in the Philippines are staring at an uncertain future after the Indian medical education regulator...


25 April 2022
Ola Recalls Over 1,400 E-Scooters: What's Causing EV Accidents, What Is The Way Forward?

Ola Recalls Over 1,400 E-Scooters: What's Causing EV Accidents, What Is The Way Forward?

Ola’s recall has followed Okinawa Autotech's recall of over 3,000 units and Pure EV's recall of around 2,000 units.


21 April 2022
Nitin Gadkari Issues Order To Recall Defective EVs; Imposes Heavy Penalty On Negligent Companies

Nitin Gadkari Issues Order To Recall Defective EVs; Imposes Heavy Penalty On Negligent Companies

Over the past four weeks, six EV explosion incidents have taken place, with the latest being on Tuesday, which claimed the life of an 80-year-old man.


06 April 2022
'The Kashmir Files' Will Make The New Generation Aware Of The History Of Kashmiri Pandits: Nitin Gadkari

'The Kashmir Files' Will Make The New Generation Aware Of The History Of Kashmiri Pandits: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, speaks up about Vivek Agnihotri’s ‘The Kashmir Files’. He feels that the film will be...


05 April 2022
'The Kashmir Files' Depicts True History Of Valley: Gadkari

'The Kashmir Files' Depicts True History Of Valley: Gadkari

The cast and director of 'The Kashmir Files' film were honoured by the Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora (GKPD) in the presence of Gadkari. The event was also...


31 March 2022
The New Hydrogen-Powered Car That Nitin Gadkari Rode To Parliament: All You Need To Know

The New Hydrogen-Powered Car That Nitin Gadkari Rode To Parliament: All You Need To Know

The Hydrogen-powered car can travel up to 600 kilometres on a full tank. That brings down the travel cost to Rs 2 per kilometer. It also apparently takes just...


30 March 2022
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Rides To Parliament In Hydrogen-Powered Car

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Rides To Parliament In Hydrogen-Powered Car

India will soon become a green hydrogen exporting country, the road transport and highways minister told reporters before leaving for Parliament in the car,...


16 March 2022
Toyota Mirai: India's First Hydrogen-Based FCEV Car Launched

Toyota Mirai: India's First Hydrogen-Based FCEV Car Launched

The Toyota Mirai FCEV is one of the first hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles in the world and it runs on pure hydrogen generated electricity


15 March 2022
'India's First Electric Highway Between Delhi And Jaipur Is My Dream,' Says Nitin Gadkari

'India's First Electric Highway Between Delhi And Jaipur Is My Dream,' Says Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari further said so far, the government has received 47 proposals to set up ropeway cables in Manipur, Sikkim, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, and...


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