Thursday, 21 January, 2021
Home Tags Nitin Gadkari

Topic: Nitin Gadkari

A worker stands in front of steel tubes at the Steel Authority of India Ltd in Rourkela, Odisha | Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg File photo

Steel producers write to Modi defending price hike, demand 6-month ban on iron ore export

In its letter, the Indian Steel Association talked about issues related to price of raw materials, shortage in global steel supply and lower capacity due to Covid.
Nitin Gadkari

Need to find swadeshi alternative for products imported into country, says Nitin Gadkari

Addressing a session at the 93rd FICCI annual convention, Gadkari said the government is ready to aid and facilitate industries to help the manufacturing sector.

Modi, Shah may know how to win polls. But here’s why they still need Rajnath and Gadkari

Rajnath Singh has been working in the shadows, helping chalk out the Modi govt's strategy to mollify the protesting farmers.
File photo of Devendra Fadnavis | ThePrint

‘Fadnavis camp’ vs old guard — No open revolt but resentments in Maharashtra BJP can be heard

For 6 years, Fadnavis has had control of Maharashtra BJP but now there are murmurs of dissent against him, especially after the resignation of senior leader Eknath Khadse last week.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari in June 2020 | ANI

Separate donkeys from race horses — why we must listen to Nitin Gadkari’s speech on governance

In episode 606 of ThePrint's Cut The Clutter, Shekhar Gupta discusses Nitin Gadkari's recent speech lambasting the NHAI for a decade-long delay in completing a building project.
Representational image. A file photo of the Zojila pass in Jammu and Kashmir. | Photo: ANI

Work begins on Srinagar-Leh Zojila tunnel 15 years after project was first conceived

Highways minister Nitin Gadkari initiated virtual ‘ceremonial blast’ of the tunnel Thursday. Once complete, it will provide year-round connectivity between Srinagar and Leh.
File photo of Nitin Gadkari | Kuni Takahashi/Bloomberg

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari tests positive for Covid, isolates himself

The Road Transport and Highways Minister tweeted that he took the Covid test after feeling weak and is currently doing well.

Road projects worth Rs 50,000 crore to be completed in Madhya Pradesh by 2023, says Gadkari

The Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Minister inaugurated and laid foundation stone of 45 highway projects worth Rs 11,427 crore in the state through video conference Tuesday.
File photo of Nitin Gadkari | Kuni Takahashi/Bloomberg

Chinese firms won’t be allowed to participate in highway projects, says Nitin Gadkari

Road Transport, Highways and MSME Minister Gadkari said rebidding would be done if there are any Chinese joint ventures for existing tenders and future bids.
Union Minister for Road Transport and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari | Photo: ANI

Gadkari and other ministers’ different voices on India-China trade cause confusion

Modi govt departments and ministries seem to be taking different approaches to calls for ‘boycotting China’ and ‘self-reliance’ since Galwan clash.

On Camera

File photo | Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik arrive for questioning by CBI in the Sushant Singh Rajput case, at Santacruz, Mumbai, 28 Aug | PTI Photo

Why Bombay High Court’s fury on Rhea Chakraborty’s media trial is misdirected

In episode 665 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta decodes how the Mumbai High Court unfairly generalised the entire media for the actions of a few TV news channels.

India hopes to import more oil from Iran and Venezuela under Joe Biden

India is heavily reliant on energy imports and refiners struggled to cope as the US foreign policy over the last few years restricted access to Iranian & Venezuelan oil.

Defence

File image of the Dakota vintage aircraft of the IAF | Twitter | @IAF_MCC

This R-Day, catch a glimpse of IAF’s vintage Dakota that ‘saved Srinagar’ in 1947-48 war

The aircraft, which participated in the 1971 war too but began to be phased out soon after, will be flanked by two Mi-17-1V at the flypast in a Rudra formation — a first for the Dakota.

Neither ‘udta’ nor ‘padhta’ Punjab. Question is how India’s no. 1 state in 2003 fell to 13

Punjab, once India’s richest state, has slipped and fallen behind. MSP and subsidies should continue, but it needs to rediscover its entrepreneurial impulse.