Highway builders, contractors should train local youth in construction: Gadkari

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday urged highway builders, contractors, and skill development institutions to come forward and train the local, unemployed youth in highway construction, and upgrade the skills of existing workers.

Jul 05, 2016, 00:52 AM IST

Jharkhand Maoists torch 35 vehicles in 150 days; contractors panic

Maoists have torched 35 vehicles in the past five months in Jharkhand, hampering the state government's efforts to woo investors and develop infrastructure.

May 25, 2016, 22:38 PM IST

Pakistan dismisses US declassified documents' claims

Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria said that allegations in the media on Pakistan's involvement with Haqqani network are "preposterous".

Apr 15, 2016, 22:42 PM IST

AAP govt suspends 3 Jal Board officers for making bogus payments

Three Delhi Jal Board (DJB) officers were suspended on Tuesday for making payments to contractors on bogus bills.

Mar 24, 2015, 19:20 PM IST

Bihar CM Manjhi kicks up controversy by justifying Maoists

In yet another controversial remark, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday sought to justify Maoists extorting levy from contractors who, he suggested, were indulging in corruption and looting the state.

Jan 05, 2015, 20:46 PM IST

Two ex-US Army soldiers laundered Afghanistan bribes

Two former US Army soldiers have pleaded guilty to accepting about USD 250,000 in bribes from contractors in Afghanistan and shipping the cash back to the United States to be laundered through a landscaping business.

May 30, 2014, 04:16 AM IST

Three contractors held for collusion with Maoists in Bihar

Three contractors were arrested on Thursday on charges of collusion with the Maoists from Madanpura-Kasma road under Salaiya police station area.

Dec 26, 2013, 21:04 PM IST

Two labour contractors abducted in Odisha

Armed Maoists abducted two labour contractors in Odisha`s Malkangiri district alleging non-payment of wages to workers sent out of the state.

Oct 17, 2012, 14:46 PM IST

Two held outside Jama Masjid selling fake gold biscuits

Two contractors were arrested from outside Jama Masjid in central Delhi for allegedly trying to sell fake gold biscuits, police said Thursday.

May 10, 2012, 18:00 PM IST

‘Blacklist contractors not paying minimum wages’

A parliamentary panel has strongly recommended blacklisting contractors who fail to pay minimum wages to contract labourers.

Dec 21, 2011, 18:56 PM IST

MCD contractors pocket much heftier sum: CAT

Observing that MCD contractors
pocket a much heftier sum than what they pay to daily wagers,
the Central Administrative Tribunal has asked the civic body
to consider employing 43 pump operators working for it for
many years.

Apr 27, 2011, 15:26 PM IST

FIR registered against CMO, clerk and some contractors

After removing him from his post,
an FIR has been registered against Chief Medical Officer, Lucknow and a senior clerk besides, some contractors on charges of misappropriation of funds, officials said Friday.

Apr 08, 2011, 16:14 PM IST

Abu Ghraib contractors seek civil immunity

Attorneys for two companies that provided interrogators at the Abu
Ghraib prison in Iraq have sought a civil immunity from US federal appeals court.

Oct 27, 2010, 16:17 PM IST

Contractors `looting and stealing`: Afghan President

Hamid Karzai defends his decision to disband private security contractors.

Aug 23, 2010, 09:19 AM IST

Mumbai Mayor asks contractors to complete desilting before rains

With only 50 per cent of desilting
of city`s nullahs completed, Mayor Shraddha Jadhav has asked
civil contractors to step up and ensure that the work is
completed before the monsoon.

May 13, 2010, 23:13 PM IST

Quote PAN, or else pay 20% tax: Taxmen to contractors

Not quoting the permanent account number (PAN) can cost the contractors and sub-contractors dear, as the budget proposal of taxing them at up to 20 percent instead of 1-2 percent comes into effect from Tuesday.

Apr 01, 2010, 19:14 PM IST

Politicians, contractors corner J&K homes for homeless: The Indian Express

These six are among 110 Baramulla beneficiaries of the Integrated Housing & Slum Development Programme (IHSDP), a Centre-sponsored welfare scheme meant for the homeless and those in slums.

Mar 27, 2010, 10:40 AM IST

Rs 21.64 cr undue benefits to contractors in Shishahi SRS: CAG

Payments to contractors executing
work in Shishahi Punarvasan Prakalp Ltd (Slum Rehabilitation
Scheme) were irregular on account of escalation claims and
bonus, the CAG has
said in its report.

Jan 05, 2010, 13:25 PM IST

Win Rs 10 cr if hospitals built in 2 yrs: Azad to contractors

Speeding up the process to set
up six AIIMS-like institutions, the Union Health Ministry
today announced a reward of up to Rs 10 crore to contractors.

Nov 17, 2009, 00:03 AM IST

Agreements with road contractors may be relaxed

A high level committee,
constituted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on road projects,
is believed to have recommended relaxing the controversial
concessionaire`s agreement to make the projects attractive for

Aug 25, 2009, 19:33 PM IST