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SpiceJet posts record profit of Rs 262 cr in June quarter, Jet Airways downfall provides boost
Business

SpiceJet posts record profit of Rs 262 cr in June quarter, Jet Airways downfall provides boost

Shares in SpiceJet and InterGlobe Aviation-owned IndiGo have soared 55% and 31% respectively this year, as the companies raced to fill in prime airport slots vacated by Jet Airways.

Budget 2018: Railways earnings may rise but miss targets for FY18; why not raise passenger fares?
Business

Budget 2018: Railways earnings may rise but miss targets for FY18; why not raise passenger fares?

If railways continues to see revenue shortfall, despite the removal of dividend payment, it is a matter of concern.

Railways devoid of dividend payment can now junk populism and hike passenger fares in new avatar
Business

Railways devoid of dividend payment can now junk populism and hike passenger fares in new avatar

It is no surprise that the latest audit of the Railways by the Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) for FY16 has also made similar remarks on stopping this long-held practice of using freight earnings to subsidise passenger fares

Dynamic pricing: Why Indian Railways may have to tweak its strategy after review
Business

Dynamic pricing: Why Indian Railways may have to tweak its strategy after review

It remains to be seen whether the railways will be able to meet the targeted Rs 500 crore revenue from this much-resented system

Rail Budget 2016: Good intentions galore, but Suresh Prabhu's targets for next year too optimistic
Business

Rail Budget 2016: Good intentions galore, but Suresh Prabhu's targets for next year too optimistic

Railway minister also admitted that a slowing economy is the reason railways missed its passenger and freight earnings' target for FY16

Rationalising work force, raising fares: Here's Suresh Prabhu's unenviable task in Rail Budget 2016
Business

Rationalising work force, raising fares: Here's Suresh Prabhu's unenviable task in Rail Budget 2016

An analyst with a Mumbai-based brokerage points out that the Railways has fallen short of its revenue target which was set at about Rs 1,80,000 crore in FY16

Big proposals, no fare hike: How Suresh Prabhu avoided the bitter pill in Rail Budget 2016
Politics

Big proposals, no fare hike: How Suresh Prabhu avoided the bitter pill in Rail Budget 2016

On the whole Prabhu’s 2016-17 Railway budget is a please-all budget, which indeed shows promise of taking ahead the process of overhauling Indian railways through several small reform-steps rather than making big-bang announcements

Rail Budget 2015: Suresh Prabhu chooses common man over politics
Business

Rail Budget 2015: Suresh Prabhu chooses common man over politics

Thankfully, Suresh Prabhu’s Rail budget 2015 is not an election manifesto. By not using the budget for cheap populist stunts, Prabhu has ensured that his maiden speech would remain non-controversial and will, thus, allow him the peace and luxury of implementing it away from the glare of the critics.

Rail Budget 2015: Expect improved design of coaches and vaccum toilets
Budget

Rail Budget 2015: Expect improved design of coaches and vaccum toilets

Brokerage Motilal Oswal expects railways to report an improvement in finances, bolstered by freight revenue, announce new innovative sources of funding and make some headway in taking the PPP schemes forward.

Rail budget: Overhaul freight charging system to make it more profitable
Business

Rail budget: Overhaul freight charging system to make it more profitable

The basic issue is not that profits of the railways need to be derived from passenger fares but how can freight be made more profitable

Good news: No proposal to hike rail fares now, says Minister Manoj Sinha
Business

Good news: No proposal to hike rail fares now, says Minister Manoj Sinha

The minister will present the railway budget on February 26

Hike in rail passenger fares likely
India

Hike in rail passenger fares likely

The railways was aiming to garner Rs 8,000 crore through the increase in passenger and freight charges last month.

Rail Budget 2014 Live: No fare hike, 17 new premium trains
India

Rail Budget 2014 Live: No fare hike, 17 new premium trains

Here's the latest about Rail Budget and how it could impact Indian rail travellers.

Kharge's bad news: Inflation is eating the railway cake
India

Kharge's bad news: Inflation is eating the railway cake

The good news about the Railway Budget speech of Mallikarjun Kharge was that it was cut short by the anti-Telangana shouting brigade in the Lok Sabha. The net result is that we were spared a long-winded election-eve interim budget speeches that railway ministers are prone to give.

Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto fares to go up from tomorrow
Economy

Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto fares to go up from tomorrow

The ticket rates of Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains will go up further by about Rs 25 to Rs 27 with an upward revision in food tariff, a senior Railway Ministry official said.<br /><br />

Analysis: Bansal's Railway budget falls between 2 stools
Economy

Analysis: Bansal's Railway budget falls between 2 stools

Rail Budget 2013 is clearly not populist, but it is not good enough to put the railways back on the track to sustainable growth

Rail Budget 2013: What the aam aadmi has to say
Economy

Rail Budget 2013: What the aam aadmi has to say

Rail fares should have been hiked for the development of the county. Hiking fares was a necessity. It was not hiked because elections are due next year, says the common man

Rail Budget 2013: Why Bansal is in a catch 22 situation
Economy

Rail Budget 2013: Why Bansal is in a catch 22 situation

On one hand he has has to drive revenue growth and on the other he has make sure pockets are not pinched too much given that general elections are due in 2014.