Sunday, 2 October, 2022
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Topic: Mumbai Metro

Among Shinde’s 1st moves as CM — scrapping Aarey Metro shed relocation he backed as Uddhav mantri

As minister in Uddhav Thackeray-led MVA government, Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde had said that moving Metro car shed out of Aarey would benefit crores of Mumbaikars.

Who gets the credit? MVA, BJP in war of words over inauguration of Mumbai metro lines

Two long-awaited metro lines were partially opened to public Saturday by CM Uddhav Thackeray. But work had started under ex-CM Fadnavis & BJP accuses Sena of stealing credit.

2022 could be year Mumbai begins to shed ‘under-construction’ look, authorities have a plan

Major projects such as Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link & underground Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro taking shape in city. With Covid hitting work, Mumbai has become jungle of concrete & iron.

Under creaky buildings & rail lines, near the sea — how Mumbai underground Metro is taking shape

Nearly 3 years after the first breakthrough at Terminal 2, 16 more TBMs have finished creating almost 53 km of tunnels under Mumbai for the underground Colaba-Bandra-Seepz route.

To push growth, Modi govt targets land disputes that are blocking infrastructure projects

The government has crafted a new model bill in which states will guarantee the accuracy of land titles and provide compensation in case of disputes.

Congested Mumbai sees Thackeray govt, metro authorities struggle to find space for car sheds

Six metro lines are under construction in Mumbai and the initial work on three more is under way. But acquisition of land for most car depots is becoming a contentious issue.

In 2021, Mumbai could finally get two more Metro corridors, seven years after the first one

Two elevated Metro rail corridors from Dahisar to D.N. Nagar & from Dahisar East to Andheri East are likely to start operations in May-June.

Uddhav urges truce in metro car depot row, says Modi govt should act for Mumbai’s welfare

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray says it's unfortunate that central govt has gone to court against his govt's decision to build the depot at Kanjurmarg.

Now, Uddhav govt targets Modi’s bullet train project land for Mumbai Metro shed

Bombay HC stayed Maharashtra govt’s move to shift controversial car shed from Aarey Colony to Kanjurmarg, so now it’s considering alternative plots of land.

Big setback for Mumbai’s Metro 3 project as Delhi scores over Mumbai in BJP-Sena court clash

Bombay HC stays work on the car shed at the new location in Kanjurmarg after central government claims ownership of the land.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
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RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.