Centre approves new Metro Rail policy, private partnership mandatory

New Delhi, Aug 16 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved its Metro Rail Policy 2017 focusing on compact urban development, cost reduction and multi-modal integration, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. Jaitley said the new policy has been formulated to enable realisation of growing metro rail aspirations of a large number of cities in […]

Modi’s I-Day speech ‘most disappointing’, insensitive towards Gorakhpur deaths: Congress

New Delhi, Aug 15 : The Congress on Tuesday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech as “most disappointing” and slammed him for being “insensitive” towards the deaths of over 60 children in a Gorakhpur hospital last week. The party also said that Modi’s promise of curbing black money “remains a sham”. “On Gorakhpur, […]

25 skill development centres in a year: Kejriwal’s I-Day promise

New Delhi, Aug 15 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday promised to open more than 25 skill development centres and fight dengue and chikungunya in the national capital. “Within one year, we will open 25-30 centres (for skill development) in Delhi,” the Chief Minister said in his Independence Day address at the Chhatrasal […]