Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicNational Infrastructure Pipeline

Topic: National Infrastructure Pipeline

Modi govt’s big infra push in Budget — new Development Finance Institution, monetising assets

Roads Minister Gadkari says infrastructure has got primacy in the Budget for the first time, will have a cascading effect on other sectors like steel & cement.

Metro, highways, Jal Jeevan — why Modi govt’s Budget 2021 could feature a big infra push

Even amid expenditure curbs during lockdown, govt had asked infra ministries to spend. There are many ongoing projects that could create jobs & boost growth.

Urgently check status of health projects under Rs 100 lakh cr infra scheme, govt tells states

Health ministry has asked for regular updates from states & UTs for schemes under National Infrastructure Pipeline that Modi announced on Independence Day 2019.

Modi pins hopes on Rs 110 lakh crore National Infra Pipeline to ease Covid hit on economy

Govt has already identified about 7,000 projects in different sectors that will be part of the National Infrastructure Pipeline, PM Modi says in I-Day address.

Modi’s $5-trillion goal blocked not by lack of infrastructure but delayed regulatory reform

It is targets such as long-standing electricity dues and low capacity of our thermal power plants that the Modi government needs to aim at.

How your water bill could be key to Modi govt’s infra push for $5 trillion-economy goal 

Department of Economic Affairs is said to be making a push to ensure central & state govts try to recover the operational costs of big-ticket infra projects.

To realise NIP worth Rs 102 lakh crore, Modi govt needs Indians to save long-term

To help India become a $5-trillion economy, the National Infrastructure Pipeline has been unveiled. But the big constraint is money willing to be locked up for years.

On Camera


Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.