Of the portfolio, 25 projects (33%) are part of the Golden Quadrilateral (GQ) with high traffic density, where the average toll collection per day is at Rs 1.6 million, whereas for the non-GQ stretches it is Rs 0.7 million per day. India Infoline, 1 month ago
'One thing is sure: After this Budget, no Ambani-Adani tag will be attached to the government.' IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Parliament House on the first day of the Budget session in New Delhi, January 31, 2017. Photograph: Subhav Shukla/PTI Photo M R Venkatesh, chartered accountant, well-known financial expert and author, analyses the Union Budget in this interview with Rediff.com's Shobha Warrier. Would you call this Budget populist, pro-poor, or one that is aimed at the ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago The Budget as Budgets should be Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
'The Vajpayee personae is so mirrored in Modi's initiatives that one wonders if the similarities are merely a coincidence or a divine design,' says RSS ideologue Tarun Vijay. When Prime Minister Modi tweeted his birthday wishes to Atalji on Sunday, it was understandable. When he tweeted his birthday greetings to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif the same day, it reminded one of the return of the Vajpayee mould. Only a strong, confident, leader perfectly rooted in the Indian ethos would have ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
What is required is boring leadership that ensures that the basics are right and not genius leadership that dreams of bullet trains, says Aakar Patel.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com I am writing this column from my family home in Surat, one of India's oldest and largest cities. Unlike some of the other big cities, like Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai and even New Delhi, Surat was not built by the British. It was built by Indians and it has a recorded history going back centuries. It was ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Most of these road contracts are spread across Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Karnataka, Odisha, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand and West Bengal, with the government struggling to restart them. About Rs 8,600-crore worth of national highway projects undertaken by key construction players such as Larsen & Toubro, Gammon and Era are stalled after partial progress. The government is struggling to break a gridlock and get these restarted. These include 10 highway contracts totalling 787 km and ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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