Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu
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The Science Express Climate Action Special that started its journey on 17 February 2017, is passing through Maharashtra.
"The GST is their child. How can you abandon it? But that was how things happened," Javadekar said at the 68th Chartered Accountants day celebration.
The Railway Ministry's Twitter handle, @RailMinIndia, which boasts of 2.7 million followers, has become an effective tool to redress passenger grievances and acts upon 3,000 complaints daily, according to officials.
Railway minister Suresh Prabhu spoke for a system of reward and punishment for railwaymen based on the performance and said railways is a strategic asset
Clean toilets at platforms, clean tracks and dustbins at stations were some of the criteria for judging railway stations for cleanliness.
Suresh Prabhu said, "You cannot say railways' problems will be solved by privatisation. The solution should be an outcome based approach. Very few railways in the world are privatised."
A similar coach would later be introduced on a route in northeast as well, the Minister said.
A senior railway officer at Sealdah station said they have noted down the address of passengers who fell ill. He assured action would be taken against those responsible.
Railways are exploring a tie-up with private hospitals and doctors for improving the services at its medical facilities across the country.
The Railways unveiled its water conservation policy, a first in the transportation sector, to reduce wastage of the precious natural resource on the World Water Day on Wednesday.
Aadhaar number has been made mandatory for senior citizens to avail concessions in train tickets from 1 April
Concerned by recent cases of train derailments, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu wrote to Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking an NIA probe into the alleged possibilities of rail track sabotage by "outsiders", officials said on Wednesday.
At least 23 people were killed and 50 others were injured as seven coaches of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derailed near Kuneru station in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh late Saturday night, officials said.
Patna-Indore Express derailment: Ruckus in Parliament over railway mishap; Govt promises 'strictest action'
A statutory inquiry by the Commissioner of Railway Safety has also been ordered to find the correct cause of the accident, Prabhu said.
Demonetisation: Rajya Sabha adjourned twice after Oppn asks for resolution condoling deaths over move
A united Opposition forced two adjournments in Rajya Sabha, asserting that no discussion on demonetisation would take place till the House mourns the deaths caused by hardships due to it.
A consortium of Bansal Construction Works and Prakash Asphalting and Toll Highways has formed a special purpose company- Bansal Pathways Habibagnj Private Ltd to implement the project.
Suresh Prabhu expressed concerns over rising demands and expectations of public and said that it was a "challenge" for him which he was ready to "fight".
Suresh Prabhu on Thursday stressed on increasing Railways infrastructure in West Bengal and said his ministry has increased investment for that purpose.