Friday, 20 May, 2022

Topic: Highways

Modi govt built 1.5 km of highway per day in Northeast, up from 0.6 km per day by UPA

Modi govt built 2,731 km of national highways across 8 northeastern states in 2014-19 as compared to 1,079.25 km that UPA managed from 2009-14.

Nitin Gadkari ticks off national infra fund over delay, says many others ready to fund govt

At an NIIF event to sign an MoU with NHAI, Nitin Gadkari says highways sector is economically viable but time is biggest capital.

Off The Cuff with Nitin Gadkari

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw Hon. Minister of Road Transport & Highways for India, Nitin Gadkari in conversation with ThePrint Chairman &...

Now, don’t lose the plot

The next big reform India needs is of its land laws.

On Camera


PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.