Dec 22, 2020 07:30 PM IST
Although the Rs 10,000 crore project is expected to cut down travel time from Chennai to the industrial hubs in and around Salem by nearly two and half hours, people have opposed it because it would involve clearing 1,900 hectares of land including 50 hectares of forest.
- Dec 10, 2020 11:30 AM IST
In the past four years, Tamil Nadu has seen many protests against infrastructural and industrial projects. The Chennai-Salem expressway is one such project facing protests
- Dec 08, 2020 08:21 PM IST
The Supreme Court said the Centre and the National Highway Authority of India can acquire land for the construction for the eight-lane Chennai-Salem greenfield expressway.
- Aug 09, 2019 01:48 PM IST
Sections of landowners and political parties in Tamil Nadu are opposing the 900-feet-wide green field express highway with an eight-lane between Chennai and Salem would cover 277.3 kilometers
- Jun 27, 2018 11:40 AM IST
Poovulagin Nanbargal, an NGO, contended that the authorities concerned have already started land acquisition proceedings under the National Highways Act, 1956,