Tuesday, 21 March, 2023
TopicMumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train

Topic: Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train

Pier by pier, girder by girder, how bullet train project’s 348-km Gujarat leg is gathering speed

After years of delay, Gujarat stretch of India’s 1st high-speed bullet train project is on track, with workers and engineers working 24x7 at casting yards and construction sites.

Forest clearance, prime BKC plot in bag, Shinde govt clearing minor roadblocks for bullet train

Within 2 months of coming to power, Shinde govt gave forest clearance, signed shareholder agreement & handed over prime Bandra Kurla Complex plot for Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project.

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project is firing again as Shinde-Fadnavis govt clears roadblocks

The state government has signed a stakeholder agreement with NHSRCL, the implementing authority of the project and has also taken steps to clear hurdles in the land acquisition process.

These Maharashtra villages didn’t want to give up land for bullet train. But they’re on board now

Of 433.82 hectares of land needed in Maharashtra for Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, 66% is in Palghar district, where several villages once opposed to initiative have come around.

L&T lowest bidder for 88-km viaduct of bullet train project, set to get Rs 7289-cr contract

New Delhi: Infrastructure giant Larsen & Toubro has emerged as the lowest bidder for the design and construction of an 88-km stretch of viaduct...

L&T lowest bidder for 237-km viaduct of bullet train project, set to bag Rs 24,985-cr contract

3 bidders involving 7 major infrastructural companies had participated in the bidding for design and construction of 237-km viaduct for 508-km Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project.

Change in Maharashtra govt hasn’t hurt Bullet Train project, won’t delay it: Rail Board head

Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav says 53% of land has already been acquired & a joint measurement survey has been carried out for 93% of the land.

Uddhav Thackeray orders review of Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project

Uddhav Thackeray, who took oath as Maharashtra CM last week, said his govt will listen to the concerns of the common man. The bullet train project has faced stiff opposition from farmers and tribals.

Study to check feasibility of bullet train network across India underway, says govt

Union Minister Suresh Angadi said the Centre will consider launching bullet trains on other routes depending on how successful the Mumbai-Ahmedabad project is.

NCP calls for scrapping Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train after foot overbridge collapse

Party MLA Jitendra Awhad said money being spent on the bullet train should instead be used to upgrade Mumbai's suburban railways after a foot overbridge collapse killed six.

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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

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Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.