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Monthly railway ticket for Mumbai local trains may get more expensive, says report
Mumbai

Monthly railway ticket for Mumbai local trains may get more expensive, says report

Mumbai's local train commuters might see a fare hike as the ministry of railways is planning to change the price of the monthly season ticket (MST).

Photos: Protests against rail fare hike across India
Politics

Photos: Protests against rail fare hike across India

The recent move by the railway ministry to hike rail fares across India resulted in a large number of protests, with even NDA ally Shiv Sena opposing the hike.

Rail fare hike: Kejriwal lashes out at Centre in letter to Modi
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Rail fare hike: Kejriwal lashes out at Centre in letter to Modi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today lashed out at the Centre for rising inflation and increasing rail fare and demanded immediate withdrawal of the rail hike.

Amit Shah to the rescue: How BJP MPs got rail fare hike rolled back
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Amit Shah to the rescue: How BJP MPs got rail fare hike rolled back

Amit Shah has already emerged as the frontrunner for the post of party president, he now also appears to be gaining clout in the party.

Cong stages 'rail roko' protest against fare hike in Maharashtra
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Cong stages 'rail roko' protest against fare hike in Maharashtra

Congress workers on Wednesday staged '<em>rail roko</em>' in various parts of Maharashtra, excluding Mumbai, to protest the train fare hike.

Fare hike will not apply to second-class suburban rates: Railways ministry
India

Fare hike will not apply to second-class suburban rates: Railways ministry

The railways announced relief in monthly season tickets and second class suburban fares.

Awaiting rollback of rail fare hike, Mumbai's commuters say BJP betrayed them
Mumbai

Awaiting rollback of rail fare hike, Mumbai's commuters say BJP betrayed them

Queues continued to be long at season ticket counters even as political parties staged protests against rail fare hike.

Rail fare hike: Maha Cong wants full roll back, to go ahead with agitation
Mumbai

Rail fare hike: Maha Cong wants full roll back, to go ahead with agitation

Maharashtra Congress tonight said that it would continue its protest until the Union Government rolls back the railway fare hike entirely.

Will rail fare hike reduce inflation, bring good days?: Cong's Jaiswal
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Will rail fare hike reduce inflation, bring good days?: Cong's Jaiswal

Senior Congress leader Sriprakash Jaiswal asked the ruling party if increase in railway fares and freight charges will bring good days promised by them.

Govt should repeal 'unprecedented, anti-people' rail fare hike: Mamata
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Govt should repeal 'unprecedented, anti-people' rail fare hike: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday demanded roll-back of the "unprecedented, anti-people" rail fare hike.

NDA has to choose between bad inflation and worse inflation: the first is better
Economy

NDA has to choose between bad inflation and worse inflation: the first is better

If the NDA embraces market reforms it may get short-term "bad" inflation; if it does not, it will get something endemic - "worse" inflation. This is the main lesson it should learn from the UPA's economic failures

Rail fare hike thrust upon us by UPA: Venkaiah Naidu
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Rail fare hike thrust upon us by UPA: Venkaiah Naidu

"The hike in fares is thrust upon us by UPA government. It is the result of the misplaced populism of the UPA's 10-year misrule. The railways are bleeding. Former Railway Minister (Mallikarjuna) Kharge had sought and received approval of the PM (for hike) ahead of interim budget," Naidu said.

It's Sena Vs BJP again, this time over rail fare hike
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It's Sena Vs BJP again, this time over rail fare hike

Sena has used the rail fare hike as an opportunity to embarrass the city BJP, which was itself caught off guard by the hike.

Why PM Modi must own the rail fare hike; reforms need leadership
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Why PM Modi must own the rail fare hike; reforms need leadership

The BJP did not cover itself in glory by first taking the bold decision to raise railway fares and freight and then slinking away, blaming the UPA for it. The party must take political ownership of this move, and Modi must lead the reform agenda

Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto fares could be hiked by Rs 20
Economy

Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto fares could be hiked by Rs 20

Another round of fare hike in premier trains looks imminent with Railways revising food tariffs for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains.

Lalu says Railways derailed since he left office
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Lalu says Railways derailed since he left office

Claiming that revenue generation from the passenger fare hike would be paltry, he said, it had not gone down well with passengers.

DMK against rail fare hike, to take up issue with PM
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DMK against rail fare hike, to take up issue with PM

"DMK will not support any hike that will hit the poor," party chief M Karunanidhi said when reporters asked him about the railway fare hike announced by P K Bansal yesterday.

Rail fare hike: Grin and bear it; do not call Mamatadi
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Rail fare hike: Grin and bear it; do not call Mamatadi

The steps the government has taken now and those in the offing should make the Reserve Bank of India happy, which will result in a rate cut this month or at least in March.

Mamata calls rail fare hike 'anti-people', asks govt if its ethical
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Mamata calls rail fare hike 'anti-people', asks govt if its ethical

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday criticised the hike in rail fare terming it "anti-people" and questioned whether it was ethical for the government to do so before the budget.

New Railway minister rolls back fare hikes
Economy

New Railway minister rolls back fare hikes

Roy has kept untouched the increase in fares of AC 2-tier and AC-I announced by his predecessor.