Tag: National Highways

Roadside amenities: Just another illusion?
Columns, Over A Cup of Evening Tea

Roadside amenities: Just another illusion?

By Dr.K. Javeed Nayeem Our Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has announced that the government will soon set up wayside amenities at every fifty kilometres on all our National Highways. Considering the fact that we have only been hearing such announcements from successive governments since time immemorial without their implementation, the question that naturally…

None for the Road
Columns, In Black & White

None for the Road

Our legislators were high on Thursday… high on discussing how to circumnavigate Supreme Court’s order banning all bars 500 meters from a Highway — ‘One for the road’ is now ‘none for the road.’ But isn’t this well-intentioned judicial law-making a breach of the basic constitutional principle of separation of powers between the Legislature, Executive…

State Government to denotify National Highways to save bars
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State Government to denotify National Highways to save bars

Bengaluru: In a clear case to save its Excise revenue, the State Cabinet yesterday approved a proposal to denotify the National Highway coming under the urban Civic Bodies limits. The State Cabinet, which met yesterday, took a decision to denotify 858 kms of the total 6,578 kms of National Highway in the State, the move…

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