Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicBharatmala Pariyojana

Topic: Bharatmala Pariyojana

888 projects delayed, panel of MPs wants NHAI to focus on incomplete roads, not new ones

Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism & Culture has also said it is ‘distressed’ to note NHAI’s Rs 97,000-crore debt servicing liability in the coming years.

Slowdown hits the road sector — toll revenues set to fall, Bharatmala costs could shoot up

Rating agency India Ratings and Research has painted a bleak picture of India’s road sector, revising the outlook from ‘stable’ to ‘stable-to-negative’.

Next protest headache for Tamil Nadu govt is on the Chennai-Salem mega highway

Farmers, activists claim Rs 11,000-crore expressway will destroy forests and displace nearly 40,000 families.

On Camera

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Why 20 crore missing jobs are the biggest challenge for FM Sitharaman in Budget 2022 math

For India’s employment-to-population ratio to be at the global average, nearly 60 crore people need to be at work. Currently, only a little more than 40 crore are.

Why 20 crore missing jobs are the biggest challenge for FM Sitharaman in Budget 2022 math

For India’s employment-to-population ratio to be at the global average, nearly 60 crore people need to be at work. Currently, only a little more than 40 crore are.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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