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  • Japan govt to start testing mileage of Mitsubishi Motors cars Apr 28, 2016 08:03 AM IST

    Japan govt to start testing mileage of Mitsubishi Motors cars

    Mitsubishi Motors last week admitted to manipulating mileage test data for those four models - small vehicles sold in Japan including two under Nissan Motor Co's badge. It has also said it used fuel economy testing methods that did not comply with Japanese regulations since 1991.

  • Real test for odd-even, Heavy rush in morning, CM joins carpool Apr 18, 2016 12:10 PM IST

    Real test for odd-even, Heavy rush in morning, CM joins carpool

    Kejriwal and PWD Minister Satyendar Jain today carpooled with Rai to reach Delhi Secretariat. DTC and cluster buses were packed with passengers on some routes in Burari, Uttam Nagar and other areas.

  • Delhi gets first e-bus; to ply for six months on trial basis Mar 10, 2016 08:30 PM IST

    Delhi gets first e-bus; to ply for six months on trial basis

    Transport Minister Gopal Rai said the minimum fare is Rs 10 as charged by Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) on its low-floor AC buses.

  • Old vehicle scrapping policy within a month, says Nitin Gadkari Jan 15, 2016 12:00 PM IST

    Old vehicle scrapping policy within a month, says Nitin Gadkari

    On the construction of roads, Gadkari is confident of meeting the target of building 30 kilometres per day by the end of March. Currently the rate is around 19-20 kilometres per day

  • AAP govt meets BS Bassi to discuss 'odd-even' scheme Dec 30, 2015 08:09 AM IST

    AAP govt meets BS Bassi to discuss 'odd-even' scheme

    BS Bassi said Rai has assured him that around 5,000 to 6,000 volunteers will be pressed into service to help police but they will not act independently.

  • Germany says testing diesel cars of foreign automakers Nov 07, 2015 03:30 PM IST

    Germany says testing diesel cars of foreign automakers

    In a deepening scandal, Volkswagen on Tuesday said it had understated the fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions of about 800,000 vehicles sold in Europe.

  • Transport Min to invest over Rs 50,000 cr in Raj: Gadkari Oct 16, 2015 08:03 AM IST

    Transport Min to invest over Rs 50,000 cr in Raj: Gadkari

    Gadkari said it is the country's need to produce ethanol, bio-diesel, bio-CNG from toilet waste for which Highway Village would be a better destination. It would be beneficial for creating employment as well.

  • VW board considering steps to prop up credit rating: Srcs Oct 01, 2015 02:42 PM IST

    VW board considering steps to prop up credit rating: Srcs

    The board is considering cost cuts and measures to generate cash flow, but has not discussed selling off VW assets or brands, they said. One source added that a capital increase would become likely if cash costs of the scandal were to exceed a "critical level".

  • German prosecutors investigate Audi over emissions: Paper Sep 30, 2015 11:15 AM IST

    German prosecutors investigate Audi over emissions: Paper

    Wolfram Herrle, chief prosecutor in Audi's hometown of Ingolstadt in southern Germany, was quoted as telling the Funke Media group that a preliminary investigation had been launched to see whether to initiate formal proceedings against the company.

  • German govt denies it knew of Volkswagen diesel rigging Sep 23, 2015 08:59 PM IST

    German govt denies it knew of Volkswagen diesel rigging

    Volkswagen has admitted using software to recognise when a car was being checked in a test centre.

  • Now seat sharing trouble in JDU-RJD-Congress alliance Sep 18, 2015 08:41 AM IST

    Now seat sharing trouble in JDU-RJD-Congress alliance

    With both RJD and Congress eyeing several seats won by JDU in the 2010 elections, Nitish Kumar is facing a tough time in convincing his party leaders. Even the candidature of some ministers is uncertain.

  • Want auto permits in Maha? You should speak Marathi Sep 16, 2015 09:16 AM IST

    Want auto permits in Maha? You should speak Marathi

    Transport Minister Diwakar Raote, a Shiv Sena member in Devendra Fadnavis Ministry, on Tuesday said the government had decided to issue quite a large number of autorickshaw permits and the only conditions for applicants is that they should speak Marathi and should be residents of respecive localities for 15 years.

  • India, Egypt to enhance ties for waterways development Aug 06, 2015 03:39 PM IST

    India, Egypt to enhance ties for waterways development

    Gadkari is in Egypt representing India at the inaugural ceremony of new Suez Canal on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Govt sanctions Rs 1k cr for Indo-Bangla rail link via NE Jul 27, 2015 08:04 AM IST

    Govt sanctions Rs 1k cr for Indo-Bangla rail link via NE

    The 15.06 km long track would connect Agartala with Akhaura railway junction in Bangladesh.

  • India inks landmark motor pact with 3 SAARC nations Jun 15, 2015 06:04 PM IST

    India inks landmark motor pact with 3 SAARC nations

    Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday signed the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicle Agreement (MVA) for Regulation of Passenger, Personal and Cargo Vehicular Traffic along with transport ministers of the other three nations at Bhutan's capital Thimpu.

  • Cabinet nod to motor pact among 4 SAARC nations Jun 10, 2015 04:37 PM IST

    Cabinet nod to motor pact among 4 SAARC nations

    Following the nod, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will visit Bhutan where the pact is scheduled to be signed by transport ministers of the participating nations.

  • Delhi govt issues warning to Uber, Ola on licence issue Jun 02, 2015 09:18 PM IST

    Delhi govt issues warning to Uber, Ola on licence issue

    In a stern warning, Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai here Tuesday said the government will not consider applications for licence from app-based taxi operators Uber and Ola Cabs unless they comply with the existing ban imposed on them.

  • Corrective steps taken to propel economic growth: Gadkari May 29, 2015 08:50 AM IST

    Corrective steps taken to propel economic growth: Gadkari

    Citing an example of such wrong policies, Gadkari said had India entered into a pact with Iran for Chahbahar port which gives it sea-land access route to Afghanistan bypassing Pakistan, there would have been huge decline in urea prices.

  • Uber, Ola Cabs to give details of drivers to ply in Delhi May 28, 2015 09:41 PM IST

    Uber, Ola Cabs to give details of drivers to ply in Delhi

    Uber and Ola Cab have been directed by Delhi Government to submit full details of their drivers and vehicles within seven days if they want to "regularise" their services in the national capital.

  • Maha govt plans to formulate own Transport Act Apr 24, 2015 02:55 PM IST

    Maha govt plans to formulate own Transport Act

    Currently, the Central government's Motor Vehicle Act-1958 is applicable all over the country. No state has its own Transport Act. The minister said that he felt the need to formulate a separate Act because the current rules are not stringent.

  • Don't rely on God or government: Gadkari tells farmers Apr 11, 2015 12:55 PM IST

    Don't rely on God or government: Gadkari tells farmers

    The minister while addressing gathering at Krishi Vikas Exhibition encouraged farming community to embrace new technology to achieve success.

  • Govt mulling proposal to give relief to toll tax payers Mar 16, 2015 05:25 PM IST

    Govt mulling proposal to give relief to toll tax payers

    A proposal to provide relief to maximum number of people paying toll tax on roads and highways is under consideration of the government, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.

  • Bhushan, Yadav worked for maligning AAP image: Sanjay Singh Mar 10, 2015 08:34 PM IST

    Bhushan, Yadav worked for maligning AAP image: Sanjay Singh

    "Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan are responsible for the prevailing inner party conflict. Both these leaders had strongly advocated contesting Lok Sabha elections across the country. But when the party fared badly, they held Arvind Kejriwal responsible for it," he said.

  • Smooth ride for Suresh Prabhu and his maiden Rail Budget Feb 26, 2015 03:45 PM IST

    Smooth ride for Suresh Prabhu and his maiden Rail Budget

    Looking to make his speech more lively, 61-year old Prabhu, also referred to himself as a "senior citizen" while mentioning about a proposal to give preference to senior citizens for middle berths in trains.

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