There’s some bad news for weekend travellers. The railways has decided to undertake major maintenance works across all its zones on Sundays.
Union road minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that his ministry is targeting to complete some 300 highways projects by March 2019, just ahead of the general elections.
Despite the ongoing water crisis in Gujarat, the state has topped the federal think tank NITI Aayog’s composite water management index released on Thursday.
The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday said it has attached assets worth Rs 17.55 crore of two catering firms in connection with its money laundering probe into the alleged sale of cheaper packaged water in place of Rail Neer in Rajdhani and other super-fast trains.
Activist Sunanda Patwardhan was in her office in interior Jawhar district, one morning last year, when a local Warli woman angrily demanded to see her. She had just returned from Mumbai and what she had witnessed left her incensed.
Munoth Industries today said that it plans to invest Rs 799 crore in three phases for setting-up the country’s first lithium ion batteries manufacturing plant.
With the work on six-laning of the 291-km stretch between Jalandhar and Panipat on the National Highway-1 hanging fire even as the project started a decade back, the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has served a notice on the company
After Tamil Nadu shut a copper smelter run by Vedanta Resources following deadly protests, the company faces another challenge 1,000 miles away, where axe-toting tribesmen and environmentalists have joined forces to demand the closure of an alumina refinery.
The true cost of hydro power… is not money but time,” writes editor and author Prem Shankar Jha in his latest book, Dawn of the Solar Age. Environmentalists and human rights activists protest hydro projects across the country, and as Jha points out, wind, solar PV, and solar thermal power today provide viable alternatives.
Piyush Goyal is the Union Minister for Railways and Coal, holding the additional charge of Finance and Corporate Affairs. He is widely viewed as one of the most important policy minds in the government.