Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicNitin Gadkari

Topic: Nitin Gadkari

All passenger cars to have a minimum of six airbags from 1 Oct, 2023, says Nitin Gadkari

The move, aimed at improving safety, was initially planned for 1 October, 2022, but faced resistance from some carmakers.

Fine for passengers who don’t wear seat belts in the rear, announces Nitin Gadkari

The Centre is also in talks with car manufacturers to include a beeper that will go off if the rear seat passenger is not wearing a seat belt.

Why Bihar needs ‘lathi code’ more than flag code & RJD’s in-house hire policy

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Gadkari recalls Vajpayee’s ‘kamal khilega’ speech, credits him, Advani for BJP’s rise under Modi

The union minister, who was dropped from BJP's parliamentary board last week, said 'Atal ji, Advani ji, Deendayal Upadhyay ji... worked so hard that today we have risen to power under Modi'.

‘Careful what you wish for’ lesson for Gadkari & Bilkis Bano case playing in theatre of conscience

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‘Poor charging infrastructure, high prices’ — what’s putting the brakes on India’s 2030 EV target

Two-wheeler electric vehicles faring well, but long charging duration & expensive batteries may dent govt’s ambitions, says Indian Venture and Alternate Capital Association report.

Shivraj Chouhan, Gadkari dropped from BJP parliamentary board, Yogi & Himanta Sarma left out

Yogi Adityanath, Himanta Biswa Sarma and Devendra Fadnavis – who were expected to make it to BJP’s top decision-making body – were also left out.

Why minister Nitin Gadkari is thinking about quitting politics

Only four of the 19 Cabinet ministers inducted in 2014 survive in Modi 2.0 today—Nitin Gadkari, Rajnath Singh, Narendra Tomar, Smriti Irani. Now they're gripped with uncertainty.

Indian drivers are experiencing a ‘myopia epidemic’ — large numbers just can’t see properly

Poor eyesight is a major problem among Indian drivers. Forty per cent need corrective glasses, while another 5 per cent need urgent treatment for cataract.

‘Don’t manufacture in China and sell here. Make in India,’ Gadkari’s advice to Elon Musk

Tesla wants to import and sell its vehicles in India but has complained of high tariffs.

On Camera

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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.