Nitin Gadkari

  • News 360: 15 dead in Pune landslide tragedy, NDRF rescues 7 1 hour 23 minutes ago

    Fifteen people have been killed in a landslide that took place on Wednesday in Malin village in Ambegaon taluka of Pune. Seven NDRF teams including State Disaster team are on the site for rescue and relief operation. State administration sources said that 40 houses with 150 to 200 people are...
  • Sena MPs force Muslim to break fast: BJP leaders refuse to comment 1 week ago

    A group of 11 Shiv Sena MPs allegedly forced a Muslim catering supervisor at the Maharashtra Sadan to break his Ramzan fast and eat a chapati. The MPs were reportedly upset about not being served Maharashtrian food at the Maharashtra Sadan. The news created an uproar in Lok Sabha. But,...
  • Managing Rural Development Ministry a difficult task, admits Nitin Gadkari June 19, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNBC TV18, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that unlike Ministry of Transport, handling the Ministry of Rural Development is a difficult task for him. Gadkari also said, "The motor vehicle Act is an outdated act and I have already taken a decision. We...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha June 1, 2014

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Brocha takes on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet, Smriti Irani's educational row, and much more. Also on the show, Cyrus speaks to 'former Pakistani minister' over Modi-Sharif meet in New Delhi. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Nitin Gadkari's portfolios June 1, 2014

    Nitin Gadkari took over as the Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping. This is Gadkari's first stint as a Cabinet minister. He has previously been President of the BJP. ...
  • Gadkari denies report of Sena being upset with just one Cabinet berth May 27, 2014

    Cabinet minister Nitin Gadkari denied reports that the BJP-ally Shiv Sena is upset as it got only one Cabinet berth. According to the reports, this was also seen as one of the reasons for the delay in portfolio allocation. Gadkari said, "As far as I know, no one is upset....
  • BJP leaders vow to do fulfil duties, work for development May 26, 2014

    With the new government taking up the responsibility, the BJP leaders have vowed to work for the development of the country. "Fortunate to work with Modiji. I will do justice to my portfolio. We will work together under Modi's leadership and ensure better development for our country," Nitin Gadkari said. ...
  • Kejriwal to stay in jail till June 6, says will not furnish bail bond May 23, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener Arvind Kejriwal has been sent to 14-day judicial custody in the defamation case filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal, a former Delhi chief minister, was sent to Tihar Jail after he refused to sign a personal bond of Rs...
  • Is AAP reaching a political dead end? May 23, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener Arvind Kejriwal has been sent to 14-day judicial custody in the defamation case filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal, a former Delhi chief minister, was sent to Tihar Jail after he refused to sign a personal bond of Rs...
  • Kejriwal won't pay bail bond, media portrayal unfair, says his wife May 22, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal remains in the Tihar Jail for another day. He was sent to a two-day judicial custody on Wednesday when he refused to pay a bail bond in a defamation case filed by Nitin Gadkari. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 21, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Kejriwal resorting to another political stunt? May 21, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday taken into judicial custody by the Delhi Police in connection with the a criminal defamation complaint filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal had alleged that Gadkari was one of the most corrupt leaders of India following which...
  • Kejriwal refuses to pay bail bond, jailed in Gadkari defamation case May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday taken into judicial custody by the Delhi Police in connection with the a criminal defamation complaint filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal had alleged that Gadkari was one of the most corrupt leaders of India...
  • Kejriwal to spend the night in Tihar's Jail no 3 May 21, 2014

    AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal was arrested and sent to judicial custody on Wednesday in connection with a defamation case filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal sent to jail for 2 days in Gadkari defamation case May 21, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal has been arrested in a defamation case filed by former Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari. ...
  • People believe that Modi can make a difference in country: Nitin Gadkari May 16, 2014

    BJP leader Nitin Gadkari said that people have given them good votes. "We are very happy that people could trust Narendra Modi and believe that he can make a difference in the country. We are going to form a very strong government," he said. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Exit polls project NDA win, what next? May 13, 2014

    The post poll surveys have given the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance a clear mandate with mission 272 being well within its reach this Lok Sabha election. While the BJP has welcomed the polls and is confident of victory under the leadership of its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi,...
  • BJP keeping lines of communication open with regional players May 13, 2014

    Although the Bharatiya Janata Party is confident of crossing the mark of 272, it is keeping lines of communication open with regional players. The BJP wants more allies on board to allow passage of legislations in Parliament speedily. YSR Congress Chief Jagan Reddy has already mentioned he is not averse...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Nagpur April 7, 2014

    Just days to go before 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN's Smitha Nair visits Nagpur to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituency where former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari will contest against Congress's Vilas Muttemwar and AAP's Anjali Damania. Nagpur is set to vote on...
  • TWTW: Gadkari shows empathy over egg being thrown at Kejriwal March 30, 2014

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, BJP leader Nitin Gadkari expressed empathy for AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal as eggs were thrown allegedly at his car outside the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi. ...
  • A Billion Votes: PM calls Opposition to break Telangana deadlock February 10, 2014

    As the government gets ready to table the Telangana Bill in Parliament, ugly scenes are playing out in the House. There was high drama over Telangana in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. Papers were thrown at the Chair and an attempt was made to pull out his mike. The Congress...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey January 31, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Kejriwal's 'corrupt' list: Character assassination or clever politics? January 31, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday launched his Lok Sabha campaign with anti-corruption as the key poll plank. Kejriwal named Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi among his list of high profile corrupt leaders. BJP leader Nitin Gadkari, who was also named, has threatened to file a defamation suit. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Should serving police officers join politics? January 31, 2014

    Satyapal Singh, who resigned as the Mumbai Police Commissioner on Friday, has admitted that he has offers from political parties. He, however, told CNN-IBN that he is yet undecided on joining any party. Speculation is rife that he is likely to contest the Lok Sabha elections on a BJP ticket. ...
  • Harsh Vardhan hits back at Kejriwal for calling Nitin Gadkari corrupt January 31, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Dr Harsh Vardhan on Friday hit back at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for calling former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari. He took on Kejriwal for forming government in Delhi with Congress's support. "The most corrupt party in the country is Congress and they have taken support...
  • Have offers from parties, but yet undecided: Mumbai Police chief Satyapal Singh January 31, 2014

    In a surprise move early on Friday, the Mumbai Police Commissioner, Satyapal Singh, sent his resignation to the state. Speculation is rife that he is likely to contest the Lok Sabha elections on a BJP ticket. ...
  • Advani a senior leader, we don't comment on his statements: Gadkari September 20, 2013

    Former BJP President Nitin Gadkari has said that the party stands united in nominating Narendra Modi as its PM candidate. Watch the interview with Gadkari where he speaks about LK Advani, Narendra Modi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee. ...
  • More people killed in UP riots than in Gujarat riots: Nitin Gadkari September 18, 2013

    Former BJP president Nitin Gadkari hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government saying a lot more people were killed in the riots as compared to Gujarat riots. He said, "A chief minister's responsibility is to run a stable government. A lot more people were killed in the UP riots as...
  • Watch: Former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari rides a scooty July 18, 2013

    Former BJP president Nitin Gadkari was caught on camera riding a scooty. Take a look. ...
  • If EC has given any notice, Gopinath Munde will answer it: Rajnath June 30, 2013

    Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde had stoked a controversy by his candid admission about spending Rs 8 crore on his 2009 Lok Sabha campaign. ...