Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicPurvanchal Expressway

Topic: Purvanchal Expressway

Colleges, expressways, airports: Why BJP is looking east in UP with ‘Purvanchal Vikas Model’

PM has visited eastern UP 3 times over the last month, most recently to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway. Home Minister Amit Shah also kicked off many projects on his tour this month.  

Kejriwal TV ads disappear in Delhi smog, but Modi gets quality air time with UP expressway

For India's Hindi and English news channels, following Modi wherever he goes is a win-win strategy: they earn PM and BJP's goodwill at a very low cost to themselves.

Viral image of fighter jets at Purvanchal Expressway inauguration is from Hungary airshow

The photograph shared by Twitter users was that of a 2008 airshow in Kecskemet, Hungary, featuring an Italian aerobatics team.

Months before UP polls, RSS plans big Amrit Mahotsav push to instill ‘patriotism’

The 19 November-16 December campaign in UP will see RSS hold programmes like Tiranga Yatra, Vande Mataram renditions, and remembrance of freedom fighters.

In Yogi’s UP, expressways are scripting silent transformation in state known for poor road infra

UP is building 4 expressways — 340-km Purvanchal, 296-km Bundelkhand, 91-km Gorakhpur Link and 594-km Ganga — to boost socio-economic development.

The massive 6-lane Purvanchal Expressway to be ready in August 2020, UP govt inspection on

Inspection of the ongoing work of the 340-km long expressway at Amethi, Sultanpur, Azamgarh and Ghazipur will be done Sunday.

On Camera

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

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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