Thursday, 27 January, 2022

Topic: Infrastructure

Yes, 2021 is behind us, but there were good times to cheer, celebrate even in the bad times

As we bid good riddance to 2021, let’s not forget positives and steady progress in many areas, from Olympics to enterprise to welfare schemes and infrastructure.

India must build, re-build its courts for disabled. Judicial infra key to justice delivery

While the NJIC structure may overcome bureaucratic complications, the existence of experts from professional disciplines is a crucial element missing.

PM Modi unveils Rs 100 lakh cr Gati Shakti master plan to speed up infrastructure projects

Speaking at the event, Modi said Gati Shakti joins different departments for the 'coordinated development of projects' from road to railways, aviation to agriculture.

Infrastructure development comes with its casualties. Effective partnerships are key

By building trust and partnerships between national and local government, and the affected communities, we can find sustainable solutions.

Modi govt proposes 15.6-km twin road tunnel of strategic importance under Brahmaputra

The proposed project will cost Rs 12,807 crore and is a greenfield alignment to provide a direct link between Gohpur and Numaligarh. It will protect the Kaziranga National Park.

Wait till privatisation of Air India to decide on a good model of asset monetisation

The Modi government should assure citizens that no part of the monetised revenue will be used to bail out NPAs or build white elephants to mollify vote banks.

Modi govt plans to raise Rs 6 lakh cr from infra assets sale in four years

The planned sales are in line with PM Modi’s strategic divestment policy, under which the state will retain presence in only a few identified sectors with the rest privatised.

Bet on companies that’ll benefit from Modi govt’s infrastructure focus, DSP says

Companies involved in building materials, construction & electrical components have been rallying as Modi govt makes a push for infrastructure to help economy recover.

Output of eight core sectors grows by 16.8% in May due to low-base effect

The eight infrastructure sectors of coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity had contracted by 21.4 per cent last May.

Modi govt plans over 100 routes for seaplane services: A look at its history & market in India

Civil aviation and waterways ministries have signed MoU to develop seaplane services. At least 28 routes awarded so far under UDAN scheme & bids are under evaluation for 78 more.

On Camera


The Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate in New Delhi

Don’t make distinction between India’s fallen heroes. Find a fitting way to pay tribute

The entire stretch from the India Gate to the National War Memorial must be dedicated to recognise our fallen soldiers as the Amar Jawan Park.
Representational image | Photo: Pixabay

India’s economic indicators flash early warning signs for rebound

While the needle on a dial measuring the so-called ‘Animal Spirits’ remained stable, top producers signaled weakness as 2021 wound down.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

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.