Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicMumbai monorail

Topic: Mumbai monorail

How a new, independent team hopes to improve Mumbai’s sluggish monorail system

Since the Mumbai monorail's inception in 2014, it has been plagued with low ridership and technical glitches.

Mumbai’s monorail is only 5 years old and is already struggling to source spares and rakes

For Mumbai monorail rakes contract, the MMRDA has extended the deadline for bidders twice and relaxed eligibility criteria.

For Rahul, 2019 bigger challenge than scaling Mount Kailash and demonetisation ‘flop show’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

The failure that is India’s first monorail

At 17,000 a day, ridership is a far cry from glossy estimates of 1.5 lakhs; government not keen on expanding monorail network after failure of the first line.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

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.
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