The vehicles are older than 15 years and fall under the ambit of green tax.
The minister claimed that India will become a top manufacturing hub for automobiles in the world within five years.
All vehicles not fitted with FASTags shall be charged double on every electronic toll plaza, said the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways.
Nitin Gadkari said he had instructed concerned officials, contractors, and local civic bodies to prepare an action plan to ensure that the project gets completed within the next year.
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a notice to ensure 'quality' training to citizens which would be enough to get an driver's license.
The inaugural blast for the 14.83 km tunnel was initiated virtually by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. When launched, it will be the longest bi-directional tunnel in Asia, connecting the Kashmir Valley to Ladakh.
The 14 kilometer-stretch linking state capital Itanagar with Naharlagun town was supposed to be completed by September 28, but work was delayed due to monsoon related challenges besides the COVID-19 pandemic situation
In a video conference with state transport ministers, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari also stressed upon speeding up proactive decision-making to accelerate economic development for which transport facilities serve as the backbone.
The relaxation is for 30 days and has been taken on the request of NHAI so that the citizens are not put to any inconvenience.
The government has directed to declare all lanes of fee plazas on national highways as 'FASTag lanes' by December 1.
The real question here is whether the sky-high fines will truly be a deterrent. I am tempted to say yes, given the recent long queues at the RTO to update documents and the sudden spike in the sale of helmets.
Mentioning that reducing pollution is in the national interest, Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said that it was not correct to blame only vehicles for the problem of pollution
The government got Rs 65 crore by selling data of approximately 25 crore vehicle registrations and 15 crore driving licences. However, is selling this data legal? Is the data actually ‘public’? Isn't it intrusion on privacy?
Sonia Gandhi, who was patiently listening to Gadkari and often seen nodding in response to his replies, smiled and started thumping the desk as a sign of appreciation.
The Income Tax Department conducted searches on multiple premises linked to Delhi minister Kailash Gahlot in an alleged tax evasion case.
Rajput community members hold swords as they pay tribute at the statue of last Dogra monarch Maharaja Hari Singh on his birth anniversary, in Jammu.PTI Photo
A boat passes through a canal as farmers look on during the launch of Vellayani Farmers' Producer Company, in Thiruvananthapuram. As part of the Union Government's new farm policy, the collective will mobilise farmers...PTI Photo
Activists of Raza Academy protest against the opening of cinema halls in the holy city Madina of Saudi Arabia, in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Kunal Patil
(R to L) Mayors Shyam Sundar Aggarwal (East Delhi), Mukesh Suryan (South Delhi) and Raja Iqbal Singh (North Delhi) address a joint press conference at Dr SPM Civic Centre, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Police personnel inspect the blast site at New Tharagupet area in Benagaluru.PTI Photo
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