Maharashtra to consider shelving Bullet Train project
Maharashtra's Maha Vikas Aghadi government will ascertain if mega-projects like the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train can be shelved in view of a staggering Rs 6.71 lakh crore debt burden on the state, Minister Jayant Patil said here on Tuesday.
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Uddhav Thackeray puts brakes on bullet train, says will review project
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray has announced a review of the Rs 1.1 lakh crore Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project. Thackeray asserted that his govt would not work in a vindictive manner, adding, “We will review the bullet train project just like we have not stayed the Metro project.” Thackeray underscored the value of development without environmental damage.
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Not made CM to protect Rs 40,000 crore central funds: Devendra Fadnavis
Former Union minister and BJP MP Anant Hegde, known for making controversial statements, on Sunday sought to give a new twist to the last month's political drama in Maharashtra, claiming it was played out to ensure that the funds meant for development works were 'protected'.
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Any delay will undermine investor confidence, at a time when growth has slowed to its weakest pace in years.
Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project may hit roadblock
A senior NCP source told that "during the first meeting of the three parties in Mumbai last week, discussions were held on the Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet train project in which we informed the leaders that according to Central government, the Maharashtra government would be bearing Rs 5,000 crore of the total Rs 1.08 lakh crore cost."
Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train fare to be around Rs 3,000
The bullet train corridor will have 12 stations across its 508-km stretch between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.
Railways to implement Rs 18000-crore project to run trains at 160 kmph
The railways' target is to operate high speed trains in two categories -- at 160 kmph on the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Kolkata routes, and up to 320 kmph under the ongoing bullet train project between Mumbai-Ahmedabad.
Bullet train: Gujarat High Court junks over 120 pleas against land acquisition
A division bench led by Justice A S Dave held that the compensation offered to farmers by the state government is fair.
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Bullet train: NHSRCL floats tender for elevated station at Anand
The Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail project, which is plagued with land acquisition problems, is being implemented by the NHSRCL.
Railways to build reservoirs in bullet train depots to harvest water for maintenance
The move comes at a time when parts of the country are reeling under severe water crisis.
In a first, rail passengers to be compensated for delays on board IRCTC's Tejas Express train
An amount of Rs 100 will be paid in case the delay is for over an hour and Rs 250 for delays of over two hours, the IRCTC said ahead of the launch of its first train.
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