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Judicial appointments continue to vex Indian State: Constant disagreements, short tenures plague system
India

Judicial appointments continue to vex Indian State: Constant disagreements, short tenures plague system

The problem of appointment of judges continues to vex the Indian State and its pillars of democracy.

Firecrackers can be burnt only for three hours in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, orders high court
India

Firecrackers can be burnt only for three hours in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, orders high court

Concerned over the pollution from firecrackers, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday also issued a number of instructions to authorities on issuing of temporary licences to traders in the states and the Union Territory.

Indian Railways struggles to remain on track, staff shortage, low funds, poor safety plague behemoth
India

Indian Railways struggles to remain on track, staff shortage, low funds, poor safety plague behemoth

Populist measures like increasing the number of trains by successive governments have put an immense burden on rail tracks making the situation dangerous.

Train accidents: Govt says no to creating new post of Member (Safety) in Railway Board
Business

Train accidents: Govt says no to creating new post of Member (Safety) in Railway Board

Holding Railway Board chairman or a member solely responsible for accidents due to operational reasons is not right in every instance

Ashwani Lohani is new Railway Board chief: With a mixed record in Air India, he needs to be hands on here
Business

Ashwani Lohani is new Railway Board chief: With a mixed record in Air India, he needs to be hands on here

Ashwani Lohani is being brought in to improve the railway’s safety record more than anything else. He better has a detailed plan up his sleeve

Air India chief Ashwani Lohani to be new Railway Board chairman; AK Mittal resigns
India

Air India chief Ashwani Lohani to be new Railway Board chairman; AK Mittal resigns

Chairman of the Railway Board AK Mittal tendered his resignation to Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday

HC issues notice to Haryana govt on the petition filed by Robert Vadra-promoted company
Politics

HC issues notice to Haryana govt on the petition filed by Robert Vadra-promoted company

The Punjab and Haryana High Court issued a notice on Tuesday to Haryana government on a petition file by Skylight Hospitality Private Limited, a company promoted by Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, challenging VAT notice.

Ahead of Modi govt's first anniversary, Railway Board members cancel foreign trips
India

Ahead of Modi govt's first anniversary, Railway Board members cancel foreign trips

All General Managers of zonal railways and Divisional Railway Managers have been asked to actively participate in the drive to create awareness about Railways' various achievements during the year.

Ratan Tata for incentive-based approach to address railways problems
India

Ratan Tata for incentive-based approach to address railways problems

The two hour-long meeting held at the Rail Bhawan was also attended by Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and Minister of State for Railway Manoj Sinha along with all the Railway Board members.

Best efforts made to fulfill people's aspirations, says Prabhu
Economy

Best efforts made to fulfill people's aspirations, says Prabhu

There were demands for new trains, rail lines and projects from various section of the society including MPs and state governments.