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Apr 06, 2017
Rail Regulator: Will populism be put aside to hike passenger fares, rationalise freight rates?The cost of transporting freight is only 99 paise per 10 km but the charges the Railways levies are Rs 1.60 per 10 km. But on the passenger side, charges are a mere 50 percent of the cost of service – 36 paise per 10 km against the actual cost of 70 paise per 10 km
Jan 31, 2017
Union Budget 2017: How this year's budget differs from those in the pastTraditionally, the budget is presented at the end of February and passed by May. However, the date has been advanced for the Union Budget 2017 to ensure its passage before the beginning of the fiscal year in April.
Jan 23, 2017
Railway accidents: Here's how last year's budget may have compromised on safetyThe railways has also failed to fill the crucial posts for safety staff across the country, which is a serious cause of concern and highlights a clear case of neglect and apathy
Jan 19, 2017
Halwa reigns supreme in Budget backroom; Arun Jaitley to initiate ceremonyA lot is going to change about India’s annual budget exercise this year.
Nov 22, 2016
Patna-Indore Express tragedy: Parliamentary Standing Committee’s red flag ignoredThe deteriorating quality of food on the Rajdhani and the rail fare across trains seem to be two of the biggest discussion points each time the Railway Budget is presented
Nov 16, 2016
Union Budget 2017 on 1 Feb: End of a colonial hangover for speedy implementation of schemesDeparting from the colonial-era tradition of presenting the Union Budget on the last working day of February, the government on Tuesday finally announced that it will now be presented on 1 February
Oct 06, 2016
Finmin keen to present budget on February 2 or earlierLooking at advancing the date of Budget presentation to February 2 or even earlier, the Finance Ministry today briefed a Parliamentary panel on the proposed change as also the government's decision to merge railway budget with general budget.
Sep 22, 2016
Cabinet nod for Budget overhaul: Why Modi govt wouldn’t want to meddle with Railways’ autonomyIn terms of size, the Railways is the third biggest budget (Rs 1.71 lakh crore in 2016-17) after defence (Rs 2.49 lakh crore) and infrastructure (Rs 2.21 lakh crore).
Sep 21, 2016
India Inc lauds move to merge railway budget with general budgetArray
Sep 21, 2016
Union Budget overhaul ends British legacy but will throw up major challenges on dataThe issue with such advancement is that a lot of data which is required when drawing up the Budget would not be available and hence there could be several guestimates rather than estimates