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Railways join hands with Czech for semi high-speed train expertise

Aug 19, 2014

Railways join hands with Czech for semi high-speed train expertise

With an aim to get expertise in running semi high-speed trains and modernising signalling system of Railways, India on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Czech Republic. #India #NewsTracker #Indian Railways #Czech Republic
Bihar train-tempo accident Three railway officials suspended

Aug 19, 2014

Bihar train-tempo accident Three railway officials suspended

Three railway officials were suspended a day after 18 people were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a train in Bihar. #India #NewsTracker #bIhar #accident #Railways #East Champaran #tragedy #Mishap #Suspended #Train-tempo accident
Ticketless travel in trains on rise Gowda

Aug 14, 2014

Ticketless travel in trains on rise Gowda

Railways apprehended 115.82 lakh persons for travelling without tickets in 2011-12, the number rose to 137.68 lakh in 2012-13, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda said in a written reply. #ThatsJustWrong #Lok Sabha #Indian Railways #Sadananda Gowda #Ticketless travel
Around 38,000 railway officials punished for corruption in last 5 years Gowda

Aug 14, 2014

Around 38,000 railway officials punished for corruption in last 5 years Gowda

Around 38,000 railway officials have been punished for their involvement in various irregularities and corruption in last five years, said Gowda. #India #Corruption #Lok Sabha #TheySaidIt #Railway Board #Railway Minister #parliament #Railways #Question hour #DV Sadananda Gowda #IRCTC #railway officials
CCS nod must for railway FDI projects over 49% in sensitive areas

Aug 13, 2014

CCS nod must for railway FDI projects over 49% in sensitive areas

Earlier this month, the Union cabinet had cleared the long-delayed proposal for relaxing foreign direct investment (FDI) policy in the cash-starved Indian Railways. #Economy #ThisisNext #Investment #FDI #Indian Railways #Cabinet Committee on Security
Cow slaughter to farmer loans MPs raise various issues in Lok Sabha during Zero Hour

Aug 12, 2014

Cow slaughter to farmer loans MPs raise various issues in Lok Sabha during Zero Hour

Among other issues raised in the House was by another BJP member, CR Chaudhary, who said the Railway Ministry had identified about 3,300 experimental stations or halts to check the passenger demand and the experiment is scheduled to continue till 30 September. #Uttar Pradesh #India #NewsTracker #Poverty #BPL #Mulayam Singh Yadav #Railways #Cow slaughter #Akhilesh government #Loans to farmers
Bill to amend Railways Act referred to the Standing Committee

Aug 11, 2014

Bill to amend Railways Act referred to the Standing Committee

A bill to amend the Railways Act to change the definition of 'accidental falling' was todayreferred to the Standing Committee after a strong demand by several members in the Lok Sabha. #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Standing Committee #Railways Act #accidental falling
CBI arrests Railway official, 5 others in bribery case

Aug 08, 2014

CBI arrests Railway official, 5 others in bribery case

A senior Railways official from Sealdah Division and five others were today arrested by CBI for allegedly receiving bribe in return of favouring business concerns of private companies in processing of bills and overlooking the omission against execution of various works. #Bribery #NewsTracker #CBI #graft #Sealdah #Railway official
Special train to be started between Mumbai and Nagpur on Independence Day

Aug 08, 2014

Special train to be started between Mumbai and Nagpur on Independence Day

The Central Railway will run a special train between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) and Nagpur to clear the extra rush on the occasion of Independence Day. #ThisisNext #Mumbai #Nagpur #Independence Day #Kurla #train #15 August #Railway #Lokmanya Tilak Terminus #FreeIndia
Mamata slams Modi government over FDI in defence, railways

Aug 07, 2014

Mamata slams Modi government over FDI in defence, railways

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday criticised the Narendra Modi government over Foreign Direct Investment in defence and railways, claiming a 49 percent FDI cap in defence "will put a question mark" on the safety and security of the nation. #Politics #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #FDI #Indian Railways #TMC