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Centre will present 'dressed-up' revised estimates for 2020-21 in upcoming Union budget, claims Congress
Politics

Centre will present 'dressed-up' revised estimates for 2020-21 in upcoming Union budget, claims Congress

The Opposition party demanded a large fiscal stimulus to the economy, asserting that such a step alone will put money in the hands of people and stimulate demand

Indian Railways data shows poll-bound BJP ruled states saw highest rise in rail budget allocation
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Indian Railways data shows poll-bound BJP ruled states saw highest rise in rail budget allocation

Figures from Indian Railways highlight how most states have gained after the NDA came to power in 2014

Budget 2018: Citizens demand emergency ticketing, end of VIP culture to make railways profitable
Business

Budget 2018: Citizens demand emergency ticketing, end of VIP culture to make railways profitable

Majority of Indians want railway minister Piyush Goyal to work towards increasing safety and transparency in the Indian Railways in Budget 2018

Indian Railways to make budgetary provision of Rs 3,000 crore for CCTV cameras in all trains
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Indian Railways to make budgetary provision of Rs 3,000 crore for CCTV cameras in all trains

In its endeavour to provide a safe and secure travel experience to passengers, Indian Railways is pitching for the procurement of about 12 lakh CCTV cameras to ensure state-of-the-art surveillance systems.

Budget 2018: Railways aim to fund expenditure through asset monetisation, says Piyush Goyal
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Budget 2018: Railways aim to fund expenditure through asset monetisation, says Piyush Goyal

Aiming to fund rail expenditure through asset monetisation, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said he would be "satisfied" with any amount of capital allocation to the transport behemoth in the upcoming budget

India's Railways reforms: Despite progress elsewhere, restructure of bureacratic architecture remains pending
India

India's Railways reforms: Despite progress elsewhere, restructure of bureacratic architecture remains pending

In the second half of the NDA government's tenure, Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal seems inclined to complete the unfinished and challenging agenda to restructure and reform the bureaucratic architecture of India's state-owned transporter

Nitish Kumar bats for Marhowra diesel locomotive project amid reports of winding up of factory
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Nitish Kumar bats for Marhowra diesel locomotive project amid reports of winding up of factory

Amid reports of possible winding up of the Marhowra diesel locomotive factory announced by Lalu Prasad Yadav in the Rail Budget a decade ago, chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday batted for the project and said he would have a word with the railways minister in this regard.

Union Budget 2017: Nitish Kumar slams Centre over 'killing' Railway autonomy
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Union Budget 2017: Nitish Kumar slams Centre over 'killing' Railway autonomy

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday criticised the Centre for clubbing the Rail Budget with the general Budget saying "it has killed the autonomy of Railways", the lifeline of the country.

After demonetisation pain, will Arun Jaitley offer tax balm for common man?
Business

After demonetisation pain, will Arun Jaitley offer tax balm for common man?

To provide incentive to common man, there is an expectation that the basic exemption limit may be raised to Rs 3.75 lakh or Rs 4 lakh this year.

Five key broad risks companies need to look out for in this budget
Business

Five key broad risks companies need to look out for in this budget

Growth is going to remain broadly pegged to consumer spending, which is good news for retail-facing industries.

Railways to join billion-dollar cargo club soon, says Suresh Prabhu
Business

Railways to join billion-dollar cargo club soon, says Suresh Prabhu

"Railways is targetting to carry 1.2 billion tonne of cargo this year and will be join the billion-dollar cargo club soon, which has only five countries," Pradhu said at the SBI Economic Conclave today.

Finance Ministry to soon circulate Cabinet note for merger of railway budget
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Finance Ministry to soon circulate Cabinet note for merger of railway budget

The finance ministry will shortly circulate a Cabinet note to merge the railway budget with the Union Budget, advance presentation by a month and doing away with Plan and non-Plan expenditure head in the Budget

Arun Jaitley to take final call on merger of budgets, panel submits recommendations
Economy

Arun Jaitley to take final call on merger of budgets, panel submits recommendations

The report is also understood to have addressed the contentious issue of annual dividend payment by the railways on account of receiving gross budgetary support

No rail budget from next fiscal, to merge it with Union Budget
Business

No rail budget from next fiscal, to merge it with Union Budget

If the merger happens, the Indian Railway will get rid of the annual dividend it has to pay for gross budgetary support from the government every year.

Railway Budget may be scrapped after Niti Aayog panel's recommendation
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Railway Budget may be scrapped after Niti Aayog panel's recommendation

The Narendra Modi government may scrap the practice of presenting a separate Railway budget that has been going on since the days of the British Raj

Railway Budget 2016 growth-oriented; revenue target a 'strong challenge': India Inc
India

Railway Budget 2016 growth-oriented; revenue target a 'strong challenge': India Inc

India Inc says the new freight corridors envisaged by 2019 will help reduce transportation costs

Rail budget 2016 will cater to needs of all satisfactory, says minister Suresh Prabhu
Business

Rail budget 2016 will cater to needs of all satisfactory, says minister Suresh Prabhu

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday said that the rail budget will cater to the needs of all "satisfactorily" as a lot of effort has gone into its preparation.

Rail Budget 2016: 12 Lakh lesser A4 sheets to be used this year
Economy

Rail Budget 2016: 12 Lakh lesser A4 sheets to be used this year

In a green move which will also reflect positively in the expenses, the Railway Ministry has decided that they will be using 12 lakh A4 sheets less in presenting its Budget

Lok Sabha passes Rail Budget 2015 as Prabhu makes strong pitch for hike in investment
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Lok Sabha passes Rail Budget 2015 as Prabhu makes strong pitch for hike in investment

The Rail Budget for 2015-16 was passed by the Lok Sabha on Thursday with Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu making a strong pitch for a massive hike in investment for the Railways.

Opposition criticises Suresh Prabhu's rail budget in Rajya Sabha
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Opposition criticises Suresh Prabhu's rail budget in Rajya Sabha

The Rail budget was criticised in Rajya Sabha by some opposition parties for not living up to the expectations of the people, while ruling party members hailed it as a bold one.