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Is Modi courting a dream or nightmare with bullet trains?

Jul 09, 2014

Is Modi courting a dream or nightmare with bullet trains?

The only logic for a bullet train should be commercial viability. The Railway Budget indulged Narendra Modi's vision of bullet trains, but the economics is daunting. Maybe, this dream is not for us #Railway Budget 2014 #Budget 2014 #Railway Budget 2014-15 #Bullet Trains #Sanadanda Gowda
Cong files privilege motion against Gowda, says rail budget was leaked

Jul 09, 2014

Cong files privilege motion against Gowda, says rail budget was leaked

Congress has claimed breach of privilege, and moved a privilege notice against Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda in the upper house of Parliament #BreakingNow #Congress #BJP #Railway Budget #Sadananda Gowda #TMC #Railway Budget 2014 #Parliament proceedings
Farewell populism, hello aspiration: Why is the rail budget all about bullet trains and wifi

Jul 09, 2014

Farewell populism, hello aspiration: Why is the rail budget all about bullet trains and wifi

The NDA government's first rail budget has been hailed as one that is finally putting the brakes on populism and shows some much needed fiscal pragmatism #HowThisWorks #Indian Railways #Railway Budget #MIddle Class #Railways #Budget #DV Sadananda Gowda #Rail budget #Rail Budget 2014 #Railway Budget 2014 #Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda
Rahul's criticism is vapid, but this is not a triple A rail budget

Jul 09, 2014

Rahul's criticism is vapid, but this is not a triple A rail budget

Sadananda Gowda presented a stem-the-rot budget, so Rahul's criticism that it is not pro-poor can be ignored. But Gowda's real work begins now. The speech will be forgotten, but he has to implement the Modi vision flawlessly. #air india #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Rahul Gandhi #Sadananda Gowda #Railway Budget 2014 #Railway Budget 2014-15 #Pro-Poor #Bullet Trains
Bullet trains, office-on-wheels, paperless offices, wi-fi: IT to drive future of Railways

Jul 09, 2014

Bullet trains, office-on-wheels, paperless offices, wi-fi: IT to drive future of Railways

Bullet trains are set to become a reality in India with the first service between Mumbai and Ahmedabad as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government sought to run Indian Railways - one of the world's largest - like a "commercial enterprise but serve like a welfare organization" #Technology #Indian Railways #IT #DV Sadananda Gowda #Railway Budget 2014

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Rail Budget derailed: Don't blame Mamata

Mar 15, 2012

Rail Budget derailed: Don't blame Mamata

Didi has put a spanner on the works for the UPA and done better than the opposition in putting the government on the mat on numerous issues like the Teesta Accord, NCTC, FDI in multi-brand retail and now the Railway Budget. #Mamata Banerjee #ToTheContrary #All India Trinamool Congress #Dinesh Trivedi #RailwayBudget2012

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Rail Budget derailed: Don't blame Mamata

Sep 03, 2014

Deal agreed on Irish Rail dispute

A deal agreed between workers and management at Irish Rail to call off planned strikes is essential step in addressing the company's dire finances, the Transport Minister has said. Siptu and the National Bus and Rail Union cancelled industrial action...
Rail Budget derailed: Don't blame Mamata

Aug 25, 2014

Rail strike hits 100,000 commuters

Ireland's railways have ground to a halt for a second day in a row, crippling the country's transport network and leaving 100,000 passengers taking to cars and buses. After a long-running row over pay cuts to save Irish Rail another 17 million euro o...
Rail Budget derailed: Don't blame Mamata

Aug 24, 2014

Over 100,000 commuters expected to be hit in travel strike chaos

Ireland's railways ground to a halt today after workers followed through with strike action to shut the network with 100,000 commuters expected to be affected tomorrow. Following a long-running row over pay cuts to save Irish Rail another €17m on top... #Dublin, Ireland #Gaelic Athletic Association #Croke Park