Delhi Airport sets up complaint cell to control aircraft noise

The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has set up a noise complaint cell for hospitals and residences around the airport to control aircraft noise. According to DIAL, the residents and hospitals can use the cell to register complaints. DIAL issued a public notice that read, “Delhi International Airport Limited has established a noise complaint cell. […]

Expressway project: HC puts govt. in a fix

The Madras High Court on Friday put the State government in a fix by tagging two public interest litigation petitions filed against acquisition of wetlands for the proposed ₹10,000 crore Salem-Chennai expressway with a couple of writ appeals filed by the government in 2014 refusing to part with lands, classified as water bodies, for improving […]

Madras HC puts TN govt. in a fix over land acquisition for Chennai-Salem highway

Putting the Tamil Nadu government in a fix, the Madras High Court on Friday tagged a public interest litigation petition filed against acquisition of agricultural land for the proposed Chennai-Salem eight-lane national highway with another random writ appeal filed by the State government objecting to acquisition of water bodies for another national highway in Pudukottai […]

Government contradicts itself on road projects

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government found itself in a bind before the Madras high court, when it had to grapple with two self-contradicting policies on two road projects. While the government is aggressively pursuing the multi-crore Chennai-Salem greenfield corridor braving trenchant opposition, the government itself had opposed the NHAI’s Trichy-Pudukottai-Karaikudi project saying it would affect […]