India issued a new tender for solar power equipment manufacturing capacity totaling 2 gigawatts, the latest attempt to spur its domestic industry after two earlier efforts failed to rouse investor interest.
Tensions between the United States and Iran are at an all-time high. And, if hostilities do break out, it would be a huge geopolitical setback for India for multiple reasons, not least because of its impact on oil prices.
Uncertainty looms large over the future of the strategically-important Chabahar Port that India is building in Iran’s Sistan-Baluchistan province. Despite India getting exemption for the development of the port from the sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran last November
Oil from Iran and Russia’s S-400 Triumf missile system will top the talks agenda when US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in India next week, official sources told TheP
The Travelling Ticket Examiners (TTEs) of Indian Railways will now be tasked with the responsibility of ensuring cleanliness of the coach and public amenities in the general and sleeper classes.
The Narendra Modi government took charge last month for a second term – but it is confronted with the same crisis in the power sector that it did five years ago. Perhaps, the only positive sign is that coal, which is a major component in driving power generation,
Air pollution is not just a winter problem, or just restricted to New Delhi. The Narendra Modi government will need to take up the air Indians breathe as a top priority in the next five years.
Japan has plans to establish high-speed rail network, commonly known as bullet train, in five more locations in India even as the first such project in the Mumbai-Ahmadabad sector is likely to be delayed till 2023 compared to the government’s 2022 target.
India has no plans to resume oil purchases from Iran “anytime soon” even as New Delhi has been able to settle with Washington the issue of obtaining pending shipments from Tehran, a top Indian official told ThePrint.
Weeks after India stopped oil imports from Iran, the Modi government is keen to resume supply from the Middle Eastern country and is looking at ways to make payments in Indian rupee to get around US sanctions, two government sources told ThePrint.