Road construction

'Miffed' UP minister Om Prakash Rajbhar himself repairs road after authorities ignore his pleas

Rajbhar, who also heads the Suhaildev Bahujan Samaj Party (SBSP), lives in Fatehpur Khonda village of Varanasi.

Jun 24, 2018, 00:11 AM IST

We have achieved a lot in past four years, Narendra Modi will be elected PM in 2019: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that on the infrastructure front, the speed of road construction has gone up from just 2 kilometres a day to 28 kilometres.

May 14, 2018, 18:15 PM IST

Road construction to reach 40km/day target next year: Gadkari

"When we (government) took over, the average road construction was 2 km per day which has now been accelerated to 28 km per day. It will further go up to 40 km per day next year," he said.

Dec 19, 2017, 21:58 PM IST

Katni: Irresponsibility of road construction labourers leads to death of youth

The incident took place in Katni, Madhya Pradesh, when a young man fell inside a pit along an under-construction road.

Sep 21, 2015, 12:09 PM IST

PM Modi takes stock of development in Uttarakhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday interacted with Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand and inquired about several issues including progress made by the state in crime and criminal tracking network and system (CCTNS) and road construction.

Aug 26, 2015, 22:11 PM IST

DMIC: Govt clears Rs 4,318 cr to construct trunk infra

The government on Saturday approved Rs 4,318.28 crore for constructing roads and basic amenities at two industrial regions in Gujarat and Maharashtra under the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project.

May 30, 2015, 17:24 PM IST

DNA: GMADA constructs Rs 29-crore road leading to Badals’ star resort

A social impact assessment (SIA) report of the Department of Housing and Urban Development estimates that the road will cost Rs 29 crore.

May 20, 2015, 00:03 AM IST

Road construction delayed due to land acquisition issues

Road construction in the country could meet only about half of the target set for the current fiscal at 6,300 km till January this year, owing to various factors including land acquisition issues, Parliament was informed today.

Mar 02, 2015, 16:06 PM IST

Gujarat to adopt PPP model for rural area road construction

For its ambitious project to connect each and every village of Gujarat with a road network, the Gujarat government has decided to involve non-governmental organisations to fund such projects, it was announced here on Thursday.

Jul 25, 2014, 01:08 AM IST

`Naxals` demand Rs 50 lakh from road construction firm in MP

Four persons claiming to be naxals have demanded Rs 50 lakh from a road construction company in Madhya Pradesh, police said on Sunday.

Jul 13, 2014, 20:09 PM IST

Maoists torch vehicles to protest road construction

Maoists torched two vehicles in Odisha`s Koraput district to protest the construction of a road in the region, police said Monday.

Dec 23, 2013, 14:55 PM IST

Maoists burn road construction vehicles in Odisha

An armed group of Maoists attacked a road construction site and burnt vehicles used for road laying work at Miangpadar in Kalahandi district, police said Tuesday.

Oct 22, 2013, 15:59 PM IST

Raise issue with China if road construction on Indian side: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said India should take up with Beijing if China has done any road construction on the Indian side of Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh region.

May 28, 2013, 17:15 PM IST

Sluggish pace in road construction due to bottlenecks: Govt

Slackened progress in road building is mainly on account of various issues including delays in environment and forest clearance and land acquisition, Parliament was informed on Thursday.

Apr 25, 2013, 15:50 PM IST

Indo-Nepal team set up for border road construction

A six-member joint team of Indian and Nepalese officials was on Saturday constituted to look into encroachment of land to be used for construction of new road on Indo-Nepal border.

Apr 13, 2013, 22:34 PM IST

No plans to construct road to Amarnath shrine

Denying any plans to construct a road to the Amarnath shrine, the J&K govt said the high-powered committee had not yet given its recommendation.

Aug 19, 2012, 20:53 PM IST

UP government to spend Rs 1,570 crore on roads

The Uttar Pradesh government will spend Rs 1570 crore for the repair and construction of roads, culverts and bridges during 2012-2013.

Jul 24, 2012, 14:36 PM IST

Bihar to monitor road construction online

Bihar has become the first state in the country to monitor road construction projects online.

Feb 25, 2012, 16:12 PM IST

Maoists damage vehicles at road construction site

Armed Maoists set
afire and damaged several machines, equipment and vehicles at a road construction site in Orissa`s Malkangiri district early Thursday, police said.

Sep 15, 2011, 16:06 PM IST

Anti-Posco protestors prevent road construction

After a few days lull,
the proposed Posco plant site in Orissa`s Jagatsinghpur
district on Saturday witnessed noisy scenes with anti-project
activists preventing start of construction of a coastal road.

Aug 20, 2011, 21:43 PM IST