Tag: Nitin Gadkari

You have guts, please talk on Rafale: Rahul tells Gadkari

You have guts, please talk on Rafale: Rahul tells Gadkari

New Delhi, In wake of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari’s recent remarks perceived as against his partys top leadership, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday urged him to also comment on the “Rafale scam” and the agrarian crisis, saying he was the only BJP leader with “some guts”. “Gadkari Ji, compliments![Read More…]

Tourism-savvy Goa should have flying buses: Gadkari

Tourism-savvy Goa should have flying buses: Gadkari

Gadkari, who inaugurated a third bridge across the Mandovi river named “Atal Setu” on Sunday, also said that he was exasperated that his efforts to introduce water transport systems in Goa were not panning out, despite the immense potential to replicate the charm and functionality of the waterways in Italy’s[Read More…]

Store nation’s urine to cut Urea import: Nitin Gadkari

Can build French-style ropeways, cable cars: Nitin Gadkari

There is potential to build thousands of ropeways, cable cars and funicular railways in India’s hilly regions, just like in France, Union Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday. Gadkari, who was in Goa to conduct a review of all works related to major ports[Read More…]

Electric cars in India: Present, Problems and Future

Electric cars in India: Present, Problems and Future

There were some hard to digest comments made by road transport and highways minister, Nitin Gadkari. We won’t get into the nitty-gritties of the matter but the simple idea put forth is that the Government is anti-fossil fuel powered cars – diesel or petrol. While the words used and the[Read More…]

GST Rates: Government may reconsider steep levy on Hybrid Cars

GST Rates: Government may reconsider steep levy on Hybrid Cars

The goods and services tax (GST) is being introduced to simplify the current taxation system. However, with the GST council declaring its plans for the automotive industry, things have certainly become more complicated for hybrid cars. The council’s recommendations have left many dumbfounded, considering the administration’s otherwise supportive stand on[Read More…]

Centre bans red beacons on VIP vehicles

Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to ban the use of red beacons atop vehicles of officials and dignitaries, including the Prime Minister. President, Vice President and Chief Justice of India are exempted from the rule. The decision comes into effect from May 1, 2017. “Red beacon to be removed from[Read More…]





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