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Jaypee’s expressway to Taj cuts run from Delhi to 150 minutes (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Noida/Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) The $2.4 billion Yamuna Expressway opened its toll gates Thursday, promising to cut the travel time between New Delhi and Agra, the city of the Taj ... Read more...

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Farmers protest as Yamuna Expressway opens


August 9th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 9 (IANS) Angry farmers with black flags demonstrated in Agra to protest the opening of the 165-km Yamuna Expressway without the Uttar Pradesh government fulfilling their demands, which ... Read more...

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Delhi-Agra run cut by half as Yamuna Expressway opens (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Noida/Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) The much-awaited Yamuna Expressway opened its toll gates to the public Thursday, cutting the travel time between New Delhi and Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, ... Read more...

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Bihar clears Ganga Expressway Project


August 8th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) The Bihar government has approved the much awaited Ganga Expressway project along the banks of the Ganga in Patna modelled on Mumbai's Marine Drive."The cabinet late ... Read more...

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Akhilesh government takes ahead Agra-Lucknow Expressway project


May 18th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) Keeping with its promise of giving fresh impetus to infrastructure in the state, the Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government has expedited work on the ambitious Agra- ... Read more...

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Haryana to invoke penalty for delayed expressway project


November 16th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) With the concessionaire assigned the crucial Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) expressway failing to complete the work on time, the Haryana government Wednesday announced that it would invoke penal ... Read more...

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Remove acting chief of NCW, demands Uttar Pradesh


May 21st, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Saturday demanded immediate removal of acting chief of the National Commission for Women (NCW) Yasmeen Abrar, who earlier in the day ... Read more...

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NCW says women molested in Bhatta-Parsaul, seeks CBI probe (Lead)


May 21st, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Backing Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's claim that women were raped and molested in Uttar Pradesh's Bhatta-Parsaul village, the National Commission for Women ... Read more...

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NCW says women molested in Bhatta-Parsaul, seeks CBI probe


May 21st, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Backing Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's claim that women were molested in Uttar Pradesh's Bhatta-Parsaul village, the National Commission for Women (NCW) Saturday demanded ... Read more...

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Poll results show Congress’ strength: Sonia Gandhi


May 19th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, May 19 (IANS) The results of elections to the five assemblies held recently were an indicator of the popularity of the Congress and its strength, party president ... Read more...

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Land acquisition: Political parties reap rich dividends


May 18th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) As you sow, so shall you reap - the old proverb is being looked at anew in India and, indeed, it has much to ... Read more...

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Give farmers adequate compensation: Goa law commission


May 9th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 9 (IANS) A comprehensive land acquisition policy where farmers are given satisfactory rates for their acquired lands is the only way in which agitations like the ones in ... Read more...

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Yamuna Expressway to be ready later this year: Official


April 26th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Diversified infrastructure conglomerate Jaypee Associates Tuesday said its Yamuna Expressway project would be completed much before the scheduled official opening date in March 2012."The major ... Read more...

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Haryana expressway to de-congest Delhi traffic delayed again


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Dec 23 (IANS) A major expressway in Haryana that will ease the inflow of traffic passing through Delhi has been given a new set of completion deadlines with the ... Read more...

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Land acquisition not at cost of fertile land : Sonia Gandhi


September 9th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 9 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday reacting to the verdict of the Supreme Court that endorsed the Mayawati Government's acquisition of 25 million square metres of ... Read more...

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Yamuna Expressway gets apex court nod (Lead)


September 8th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday cleared the decks for the 160-km six-lane Yamuna Expressway project connecting Greater Noida with Agra. The $350 million project, that would also see five ... Read more...

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Land acquisition row: UP farmers launch hunger strike


August 31st, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Aligarh, Aug 31 (ANI): Fifteen farmers, including two women, went on an indefinite hunger strike in Aligarh on Monday, demanding better compensation for land acquired by the Mayawati government for the Noida-Agra ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party workers protest against Yamuna Expressway


August 27th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 26 (IANS) A large number of Samajwadi Party workers Thursday hit the streets in parts of Uttar Pradesh demanding scrapping of the multi-crore Yamuna Expressway project, party officials said here. While ... Read more...

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Wooed by opposition, protesting farmers throng Delhi (Lead)


August 26th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Courted by opposition parties, thousands of farmers from several states poured into the capital Thursday to demand enhanced compensation for their lands being acquired for the ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh farmers march into Delhi, target protests at Parliament


August 26th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.26 (ANI): Key streets leading to Parliament in national capital New Delhi were blocked on Thursday by thousands of farmers from Uttar Pradesh, as part of a protest against the ... Read more...

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Officials, cops attacked by farmers in Agra (Lead)


August 17th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 17 (IANS) At least two Uttar Pradesh government officials and at least half-a-dozen policemen were injured Tuesday when they were attacked in Agra district by farmers whose land was acquired ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh farmers’ agitation ends (Lead)


August 17th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tappal (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 17 (IANS) The farmers' agitation in Tappal town of Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district was withdrawn Tuesday after the government enhanced the compensation for land acquired for the Yamuna ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh farmers call off agitation


August 17th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tappal (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 17 (IANS) The farmers in Tappal town of Uttar Pradesh' Aligarh district withdrew their agitation Tuesday after the state government enhanced their compensation for land acquired for the ... Read more...

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Aligarh farmers call off stir after UP Government hikes land compensation


August 17th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Aligarh, Aug 17 (ANI): Agitating farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh District called off their three-day protest against the acquisition of land for the Yamuna Expressway project late last night after the State ... Read more...

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Violent protest by farmers continues on second day in Mathura


August 15th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Nitin GautamMathura, Aug.15 (ANI): Farmers continued to hold a violent protest in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district on Sunday, demanding higher compensation for land taken away for a highway project.Violence was reported ... Read more...

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Haryana plans sports, eco-city near expressway


May 28th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 28 (IANS) The Haryana government plans to set up a Sports City and an Eco-City along the 135-km Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) expressway being built in the state, an official said Friday. At ... Read more...

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Separatists abduct engineer in Assam


October 16th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 16 (IANS) An engineer involved in the construction of the North-South-East-West Corridor expressway project was abducted by tribal separatists Friday, police said. A police spokesperson said suspected militants of the outlawed ... Read more...

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Kerala mulls constructing north-south highway


August 12th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) State Public Works Minister Mons Joseph Wednesday said a feasibility study would be conducted shortly for a highway that will connect the northern-most part of the state to ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh ignoring court orders on Ganga Expressway: Activist


June 12th, 2009 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 12 (IANS) Magsaysay awardee and noted environmentalist Rajendra Singh Friday accused the Uttar Pradesh government of violating court directives on obtaining green certification before going ahead with the Ganga Expressway ... Read more...

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Ganga Expressway’s construction on lines of GFCA’s recommendation


May 30th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, May 30 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday said the Ganga Expressway would be constructed according to the recommendations of the Ganga Flood Control Authority (GFCA).An official spokesperson in a ... Read more...

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Allahabad High Court stalls Ganga Expressway project


May 30th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, May 30 (ANI): The Allahabad High Court has barred the Uttar Pradesh Government from proceeding ahead on the ambitious eight-laned Ganga Expressway project and directed the concerned authorities to obtain prior ... Read more...

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Allahabad High Court stalls Ganga Expressway


May 29th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 29 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Friday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to put the ambitious Ganga Expressway project on hold till it obtains fresh environmental clearance. The court order came ... Read more...

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Gowda accuses apex court judge of bias, forces him to abandon lawsuit (Lead)


February 9th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) A senior Supreme Court judge quit hearing a lawsuit on construction of the Bangalore-Mysore Expressway Monday after former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda accused him of bias ... Read more...

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Reliance Infrastructure sole bidder for expressway project


December 24th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure, an Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) company, is a sole bidder for a Rs.26.76-billion (Rs.2,676-crore) greenfield expressway project in the national capital region, the company ... Read more...

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Rajendra Singh threatens to stop Ganga Expressway


November 17th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 17 (IANS) Accusing the Uttar Pradesh government of plotting to acquire land from farmers for industrialists, Magsaysay awardee and environmentalist Rajendra Singh Monday said he and other activists will not ... Read more...

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