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Nitin Gadkari
Culture  /  Published 26.10.19

Dakini and Yogini: Kali's fierce companions

Poor Nitin Gadkari. The Union transport minister’s brain seems to have missed a wave. Gadkari believes that hefty fines would prevent Indian commuters from committing such transgressions as, say, sh...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

India  /  Published 24.10.19

Modi and Shah sell ‘big win’

The mood at the BJP headquarters here on Thursday morning, as counting of votes in Maharashtra and Haryana began, was of certain victory and a record one at that.But once the trends started trickling ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.10.19

Ministers applaud Modi images

Prime Minister Narendra Modi used images from his two-day informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping to reach out to the domestic audience, in Tamil Nadu and the rest of the country.A professio...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.10.19

Gadkari out of poll loop

Devendra Fadnavis and his wife Amruta travelled to Union minister Nitin Gadkari’s home in Nagpur on Friday, ostensibly to seek his blessings before the Maharashtra chief minister filed his nominatio...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.09.19

Traffic fines: the irony of a populist response

Carelessness comes at a price. The amended Motor Vehicles Act aims to bring down the costliest outcome of carelessness: loss of life. But few states have been able to look past the steep fines prescri...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 12.09.19

Government at mercy of road rogues

The Narendra Modi government that overdoses on high-risk ventures like the demonetisation and air strikes appears to have been spooked by an omnipotent and omnipresent force: Indian road rogues who ha...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.09.19

Traffic fines: Easy licence & bad roads rarely discussed

The Union road transport and highways ministry's hefty fines on motorists have raised questions on whether steeper penalties would really lead to safe driving at all. Researchers who study motori...
By in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.09.19

Mythical creatures that intrigue scientists

Sir — According to a study conducted by scientists at Otago University, the legendary Loch Ness monster may be a giant eel. It is interesting how a mythical creature has attracted the attention of s...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.19

Traffic violations: fines are not enough

Rules are made to be broken. This is a maxim that unites Indians cutting across the barriers of religion, caste, class and gender. This could explain the collective outrage over the steep fines prescr...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 05.09.19

Gadkari promises help

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday assured the crisis-hit automobile industry of all possible support from the government, including taking up the demand of GST reduction with finance minister N...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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