In Kanyakumari, Christian fisherfolk suspect foul play in mass deletion of voters' names, cite opposition to Sagarmala as reason
The Christian fisherfolk community in Kanyakumari is seeking a re-election in the Lok Sabha constituency, alleging a conspiracy to silence them through mass deletion of names of voters from fishing villages, for protesting against the BJP-led Central government's scheme to develop the coastline under the Sagarmala project
JNPT development works will generate 1.25 lakh jobs, make Konkan region a global tourist attraction: Gadkari
Development of various projects undertaken by Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust will also generate employment for nearly 1.25 lakh people residing in the region
Union Budget 2019: FM Piyush Goyal says India is fastest highway developer in world with 27 km of roads built every day
Crediting the government for rolling out stuck projects like Eastern Peripheral Expressway to decongest Delhi and Bogibeel Bridge in Assam, Piyush Goyal said India also witnessed container movement on waterways
Nitin Gadkari said the country's economic viability has improved and this is the right time for investors to enter the structural construction projects.
Draft coastal regulations facilitate NDA's Sagarmala project but fishermen, environmentalists feel threatened
One such venture that the NDA government has been trying to implement is the Rs 8 trillion Sagarmala Project.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at the "one family" dynastic rule of Congress for 48 years and said it should be compared with the achievements of the "development-oriented" NDA in the last four years
Shipping ministry promises 'revolution' in inland waterways, cruise services; road building to reach 40 km/day target
The government's first priority is water-based transport as it is cheap, second was rail and the third is roads.
Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM backs GST and note ban, slams Congress for thwarting state's development
In his fifth visit to Gujarat since September, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reassured Gujaratis over the economy and stated that India is moving in the right direction
Narendra Modi in Gujarat highlights: PM says development priority, important decisions on economic reform will continue
Narendra Modi who arrived in Gujarat today will be inaugurating and laying foundation stones for a number of projects in Vadodara and Bhavnagar districts of the poll-bound state
The Centre plans to take steps to develop a CEZ in Odisha in view of the enormous potential for economic activities in the area.
Sagarmala,the port-led industrialization project is expected to create more than 1 crore jobs throughout India and Karnataka expects to tap a chunk of it by investing in fresh ideas.
The report further says that, despite having 7,500 kilometres of coastline, none among the 200 Indian ports figure in the list of global top 20.
At least six new mega ports have been cleared to be built under the ambitious Sagarmala Project, taken up by the Ministry of Shipping.
Sagarmala, India's port modernisation project, can save up to Rs 40,000 cr in logistics, says govt study
The Ministry of Shipping's ambitious Sagarmala project that aims to modernise India's ports is estimated to save up to Rs 40,000 crore per year spent on logistics by key industries, says a study done by the ministry.
Gadkari also said Sagarmala programme will also save India close to $6 billion in logistics costs every year