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Punjab farmers to lift rail blockade from Monday, but threaten to return if concerns not addressed in 15 days
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Punjab farmers to lift rail blockade from Monday, but threaten to return if concerns not addressed in 15 days

Protests at toll plazas, outside railway stations, shopping malls and residences of BJP leaders will continue, the Bharatiya Kisan Union (Rajewal) said

Tana Bhagat tribals block trains at Jharkhand's Tori station, demand land rights, amendment to CNT Act
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Tana Bhagat tribals block trains at Jharkhand's Tori station, demand land rights, amendment to CNT Act

The General Manager of Hajipur division of the East Central Railway has written to the Jharkhand chief secretary to remove the Tana Bhagat protests from the tracks immediately

As railways resume train services, passengers eager to get home, arrive ahead of schedule; some don PPE suits to avoid infection
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As railways resume train services, passengers eager to get home, arrive ahead of schedule; some don PPE suits to avoid infection

The Indian Railways is partially resuming its passenger train operations from Tuesday after over one and a half months of stoppage owing to the COVID-19 lockdown in the country.

Over 80,000 passengers have booked tickets worth Rs 16 crore for special trains so far, says Indian Railways
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Over 80,000 passengers have booked tickets worth Rs 16 crore for special trains so far, says Indian Railways

Over 80,000 passengers have booked tickets worth over Rs 16 crore on the special trains so far, the Indian Railways said on Tuesday, hours before the first such train is scheduled to depart from the New Delhi station for Bilaspur in Madhya Pradesh.

Indian Railways to resume passenger services; will run 15 special trains starting 12 May: Full list of trains and their timings
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Indian Railways to resume passenger services; will run 15 special trains starting 12 May: Full list of trains and their timings

As per the Ministry of Railways, these services shall be in addition to the Shramik specials for transporting stranded migrants which started from 1 May.

Bank of Maharashtra gets govt mandate to collect donations for PM CARES Fund; contributions to get I-T Act exemption
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Bank of Maharashtra gets govt mandate to collect donations for PM CARES Fund; contributions to get I-T Act exemption

One can also remit contributions directly by electronic clearing system (ECS) to the designated savings bank account of Bank of Maharashtra.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways to release full salary to lakhs of contractual workers during suspension of service
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways to release full salary to lakhs of contractual workers during suspension of service

In a huge relief to lakhs of contractual employees, the railways has decided to release their full salaries even as it suspended all its passenger services till 31 March

Dedicated freight corridor to bring down charges by 50%, likely to be operational by next year; DFCCIL to run 120 trains daily
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Dedicated freight corridor to bring down charges by 50%, likely to be operational by next year; DFCCIL to run 120 trains daily

The corporation is in talks with the Ministry of Railways that some part of lower freight charges should be passed on to the customers, he said.

Budget 2020: Railway to get Rs 70,000-cr support, Rs 1.61 lakh cr capex; paltry 3% increase in allocation, 150 trains to be operated under PPP mode
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Budget 2020: Railway to get Rs 70,000-cr support, Rs 1.61 lakh cr capex; paltry 3% increase in allocation, 150 trains to be operated under PPP mode

The total receipts of the railway are targeted to increase by 9.5% in the Budget Estimates of 2020-21 over the Revised Estimates of 2019-20.

Indian Railways hikes fares for passenger trains across network; revised amounts to be applicable from 1 January
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Indian Railways hikes fares for passenger trains across network; revised amounts to be applicable from 1 January

The Indian Railways raised the basic passenger fares across the nation on Tuesday, which will be applicable from 1 January, 2020. The revised fare table was published by the Indian Railway Conference Association (IRCA), reports said.

Nirmala Sitharaman announces Rs 105 lakh cr infrastructure projects; to reach $5 tn target in next 5 years
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Nirmala Sitharaman announces Rs 105 lakh cr infrastructure projects; to reach $5 tn target in next 5 years

Infrastructure has been a focus in the last six years; total of Rs. 51 lakh crore (5%-6% of GDP) has been spent on infra in the last six years, we are now committing 100 lakh crore rupees for the next five years

Railway gets some long-needed reforms, NIIT Technologies' share buyback offer receives muted response; all this and more on Moneycontrol Pro
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Railway gets some long-needed reforms, NIIT Technologies' share buyback offer receives muted response; all this and more on Moneycontrol Pro

The bane of the railway has been “departmentalism”, interdepartmental rivalry perpetuated by officers’ cadres manning them. Hence, the government decision to merge the eight cadres.

IRCTC revises food prices at railway stations across networks, standard meals to cost Rs 70; share jumps up to 4%
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IRCTC revises food prices at railway stations across networks, standard meals to cost Rs 70; share jumps up to 4%

At 3.15 pm, IRCTC share was trading 3 percent higher at Rs 890.40 on the BSE, while in intraday trade, the stock price surged 4 percent to Rs 900.

Railway increases meal prices onboard Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto; passengers in first-class AC to pay Rs 35 for a cup of tea
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Railway increases meal prices onboard Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto; passengers in first-class AC to pay Rs 35 for a cup of tea

Railway ministry circular also said that rail catering services prices have been hiked keeping in consideration the requests received from IRCTC

Major relief to train passengers as railway plans to increase number of berths to meet heavy rush during peak seasons
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Major relief to train passengers as railway plans to increase number of berths to meet heavy rush during peak seasons

With these measures, the railway is ensuring that more passengers will be able to obtain confirmed tickets.

Govt to form empowered group to privatise 150 trains, 50 railway stations: NITI Aayog
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Govt to form empowered group to privatise 150 trains, 50 railway stations: NITI Aayog

The government is in the process of forming a task force to draw a blueprint for handing over operations of 150 trains and 50 railway stations to private operators in a "time-bound manner"

Mumbai beggar dies a millionaire, railway police finds Rs 1.75 lakh in coins, FDs worth Rs 8.7 lakh at his shanty
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Mumbai beggar dies a millionaire, railway police finds Rs 1.75 lakh in coins, FDs worth Rs 8.7 lakh at his shanty

The beggar, identified as Birju Chandra Azad, died while crossing the tracks between Govandi and Mankhurd stations in Mumbai on 4 October

Worker dies after under-construction shed collapses at Shalimar railway station in West Bengal; four admitted in Howrah hospital
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Worker dies after under-construction shed collapses at Shalimar railway station in West Bengal; four admitted in Howrah hospital

A worker died and four others were injured when an under-construction shed collapsed at Shalimar railway station in Howrah district on Monday, a senior official said

Railways parcel business to get boost, Amazon roped in to transport goods; union calls for two-day strike
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Railways parcel business to get boost, Amazon roped in to transport goods; union calls for two-day strike

According to the pact, zonal railways will earmark a space of 2.5 tonnes in parcel van of trains for loading/unloading of Amazon India consignments and the remaining space of 1.5 tonnes will be for railways.

Railways asks zonal offices to compile list of employees by 9 August above 55 years to remove underperformers
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Railways asks zonal offices to compile list of employees by 9 August above 55 years to remove underperformers

To cut the flab and weed out underperformers, zonal railways have been asked to compile a list of staffers who will be attaining 55 years of age or completing 30 years of service by the first quarter of 2020