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Bullet train: 3 growth centres planned along corridor

“With our jurisdiction extended till Boisar-Palghar and Pen, we are planning to develop three growth centres modelled after the Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC). We have identified Virar, Palghar and Pen for these centres,” said a senior MMRDA official.

Mumbai: First private land parcels acquired, says NHSRCL

While 0.29 hectare was acquired from the owners of a water park in Paye village in Bhiwandi, Thane, a German NRI gave a proportion of land from a total of 1.57 hectares of land in Chansad village, Vadodara.

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NRI from Germany gives up land, as rlys bags first stretch of land in Guj for bullet train project

Around 6,000 land owners will have to be compensated. Currently, the NHSRCL has managed to acquire only 0.09 per cent of land in Mumbai for the project and has been dealing with protests across the two states over land acquisition issues.

Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet train: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis-led MMRDA eyes land near corridor

MMRDA wants state to expand its jurisdiction, seeks special status to regulate construction near train corridor.

Railways in HC: President entrusted state govt power to acquire land on bullet train project

One of their contentions is that the state government is not the “appropriate government” as defined in The Right To Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013, in short Land Acquisition Act, 2013.

Bought bullet train tickets worth Rs 15,000 for two-hour journey in Japan: Gujarat Deputy CM

"We travelled by the bullet train --- the kind of one which is being built between Ahmedabad and Mumbai --- for about 700 kilometers which took us just two hours and the ticket cost was Rs 15000. There nothing is free and nothing is cheap," said Nitin Patel.

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Piyush Goyal: Bullet train faced opposition even in Japan, naysayers in India too

The railway minister said when the ministry introduced the concept of a high-speed train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, the idea "wasn't only about speed but about introducing the latest technology in the country."

Bullet train project: 40 new pleas filed in HC by farmers challenging land acquisition process

This comes a day after four main petitioners “conveyed” to their lawyer about withdrawing the petitions, challenging the acquisition process. The lawyers said that two of them had also held a press conference in Surat on Sunday.

Land for bullet train project: Builder moves Bombay HC as Thane civic body stops construction near Mumbra

The developer has contended that of the 234 flats in two of the highrises that were built in Phase I of the project, 229 have been sold. The third highrise is under construction under Phase II.

China mooting rail link between Kolkata and Kunming: Chinese Envoy

"We may have a cluster of industries along the route. That increases the possibility of economic development of countries involved in the 2,800 km-long project," Chinese Consul General in Kolkata Ma Zhanwu said.

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Is the bullet train project on track: News in Numbers

#NewsInNumbers What has been the progress on the ambitious bullet train project. See more: https://bit.ly/2IM1j4c

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