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Government seeks time from SC to spell stand on Sethusamudram project

Government seeks time from SC to spell stand on Sethusamudram project

The central government on Thursday sought four weeks' time from the Supreme Court to spell out its stand on the controversial Sethusamudram project initiated to facilitate navigation between India's east and west coasts.

Awaiting PM nod for submitting affidavit on Ram Sethu: Gadkari

The Shipping Ministry is awaiting response from Prime Minister Narendra Modi before it moves ahead with its affidavit suggesting an alternative route for the controversial Sethusamudram project.

Govt exploring alternate route to launch Sethusamudram project

New Delhi: In line with BJP-led government's stand not to demolish 'Ram Sethu', the government is in the process of exploring an alternative route for the launch of Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project (SSCP).

Govt exploring alternative route for Sethusamudram project

Government is exploring the possibility of an alternative route for Sethusamudram ship channel project through Pamban pass without affecting the Ram Sethu or Adam's bridge.

Govt close to solution for Sethusamudram issue: Nitin Gadkari

 Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday hinted that government has almost firmed up a solution to implement the Sethusamudram shipping canal project without demolishing 'Ram Sethu'.

No question of demolishing 'Ram Sethu' while implementing SSCP: Nitin Gadkari

Union Surface Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said there was no question of demolishing 'Rama Sethu' while implementing the Sethusamudram Shipping Channel Project and asserted it would be done without harming the environment.

No question of demolishing Ram Sethu: Gadkari

Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday asserted that Ram Sethu structure will not be demolished for the construction of Sethusamudram shipping canal project.

Government not to let Ram Sethu be damaged: Gadkari

The government has said it will not indulge in any activity that might affect the mythical Ram Sethu from the famous Indian epic of Ramayana.

Centre brushes aside TN govt`s objection on Sethusamudram

The Centre has brushed aside the objections raised by the Tamil Nadu Government against the Rs 25,000 crore Sethusamudram shipping channel project by telling the Supreme Court that it intends to go ahead with the venture as the expert panel headed by RK Pachauri has not come out with tenable and scientific data.

PM should reject Pachauri panel report on Ram Sethu: Malhotra

Senior BJP leader VK Malhotra appealed to PM Manmohan Singh to reject RK Pachauri Committee`s report suggesting that an alternate route aimed to protect Ram Sethu, also called Adams Bridge, was not an acceptable option.

Alternative Sethusamudram route not feasible: Centre

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that alternative alignment for Sethusamudram project is not economically and ecologically feasible.

Centre refuses to take stand on Ram Setu, asks SC to decide

The Centre refused to take any stand on the issue of declaring mythological Ram Setu a national monument and asked the Supreme Court instead to decide it.

Ram Setu: SC grants two weeks time to govt

Deposing before the Supreme Court, the Centre on Thursday pleaded for more time to take a decision on whether to declare Ram Setu a national monument.

Declare Ram Sethu as national monument: Jaya

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa asked the union government to
declare it a national monument without further delay.

Ram Sethu a national monument? SC asks Centre

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to make its stand clear on whether Ram Sethu could be declared a national monument.

Ram Sethu: SC seeks report on alternative route

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed
the Centre to place before it the report of Prime Minister-appointed expert panel on the feasibility of building an
alternative shipping channel.