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Invest in expressways, waterways, Clean Ganga: Gadkari to pvt sector

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday urged private companies to invest in expressways, waterways, irrigation projects and 'Clean Ganga Mission'. He asked the industry to contribute funds for the mission and help create employment for the local populace. By March-end, nearly 80% of the river would be clean and in the following year Ganga would be fully clean, he added. Source: Bloomberg Quint

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Doubts on Rafale deal should be raised in SC: Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said that "doubts" over Rafale deal should be raised in the Supreme Court instead of a Joint Parliamentary Committee. Now that SC has "deliberated on all angles", if anyone has anything to say, they should say it in the Court, Yadav added. Samajwadi Party had previously demanded a JPC probe into the deal. Source: Times Of Inda

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Make India better for women: Mamata on 6 yrs of Nirbhaya case

On the sixth anniversary of the Nirbhaya gangrape case, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday urged the people of the country to make it a place better for women. She said the incident shook the nation and asked the people to "say no to violence against women". The incident had triggered outrage and protests across the country. Source: PTI

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Short film is most challenging format in filmmaking: Sushant

Sushant Singh has said that short film is the "most challenging" format in filmmaking, adding, "From duration to budget, there is every possible constraint. And yet, you've to deliver a world-class product." "As far as [the] digital platform is concerned, that's the only platform today. It's no longer the future of communication, it is the present," Sushant further said. Source: The Siasat Daily

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