Transport Minister

Odisha to adopt PM Gati Shakti plan

PM Gati Shakti will incorporate the infrastructure schemes of various ministries and state governments like Bharatmala, Sagarmala, inland waterways, dry/land ports and UDAN.

published on : 14th October 2021

Uttarakhand Transport Minister Yashpal Arya, his MLA son resign from BJP, join Congress

Yashpal Arya and his son, along with their supporters, joined the Congress in the presence of senior party leaders Harish Rawat, K C Venugopal and Randeep Surjewala in New Delhi.

published on : 11th October 2021

Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot wants speed in RRTS Corridor work

NCRTC has been advised to conduct an independent audit for pedestrian and commuter safety and circulation within and around the stations.

published on : 6th October 2021

Andhra BJP condemns ‘obscene’ words used by YSRC against Jana Sena's Pawan Kalyan

BJP leaders and party state chief Somu Veerraju referred to the remarks of Andhra Minister Perni Venkataramaiah, who asked Pawan Kalyan to question the country's top officials on levying taxes.

published on : 29th September 2021

Telangana ministers meet over Podu lands issue, tribal rights also discussed

Across the two-hour discussions, the focus was on how forest land could be conserved while keeping in line with the Recognition of Forest Rights Act, 2006. 

published on : 19th September 2021

Maharashtra minister Anil Parab refuses to appear before ED, seeks 14 days time

The Sena leader also sought details of the probe and "the point of investigation" which necessitated the issuance of summons.

published on : 31st August 2021

Sack Delhi Minister Kailash Gahlot before CBI begins bus scam inquiry: BJP

Delhi BJP president Adesh Kumar Gupta said Delhi transport minister Kailash Gahlot, along with other involved officials, should be sacked before the Central Bureau of Investigation begins its probe.

published on : 21st August 2021

Low-key Independence Day celebrations in Odisha

Only a limited number of guests have been invited to the State-level celebrations and the guests include 20 Covid warriors, doctors, health and sanitation workers. 

published on : 15th August 2021

Telangana road transport authorities not keen on implementing Centre’s new driver’s licence rules

Telangana's road transport authorities remain reluctant to adopt the Union Ministry's new rules that include the provision of obtaining a driving license without appearing for a driving test.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Andhra Transport Minister stresses on transparent transport authority services

The YSR Vahana Mitra Scheme being implemented by the State government has earned a good reputation, he said.

published on : 7th July 2021

'Were you on another planet during political rallies?': Madras HC slams ECI for COVID-19 surge

Transport Minister MR Vijayabhaskar sought the court to direct the ECI  to adopt strict adherence to safety measures to ensure fairness in the counting of votes scheduled for May 2. 

published on : 26th April 2021

Minister raps official for not supplying Remidisivir injections

Nani assured funds to provide fans, beds, oxygen cylinders and medical staff to the hospital to be set up in the function hall.

published on : 26th April 2021

Delhi Minister Kailash Gahlot tests positive for COVID-19

The transport minister informed that he has isolated himself and urged those who came in contact with him recently to take necessary precautions.

published on : 14th April 2021

Commercial transport owners in Delhi urged to convert half of fleet to electric

The Delhi government is working on a plan to allow electric goods carriers to ply on city streets at all hours, he said.

published on : 22nd March 2021

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari announces finer details of Vehicle Scrapping Policy

Draft notification to be published by the transport ministry within the next few weeks in order to solicit comments from stakeholders

published on : 19th March 2021
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