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Jan 16, 2019
Rajnath Singh asks railway ministry to make online FIR filing facility available for passengers; MHA to provide supportAsserting that jurisdiction issues, at times, cause harassment to people, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday asked the railway ministry to start a facility by which passengers can file FIRs online.
Nov 23, 2018
Railway workers call for 'work-to-rule' protest from 11 December; want pension scheme revoked among other demandsRailway workers decided to refuse all overtime in a call for 'work-to-rule' protest from 11 December to protest the Railway Ministry's refusal to meet their demands.
Nov 01, 2018
Railways scraps flexi-fare in 15 premium trains, reduces fares from 1.5 to 1.4 times in 101 other trainsThe step comes in the wake of CAG report that had flagged the dipping occupancy level since the scheme was introduced in September 2016 and had recommended rationalisation of flexi-fare
Sep 25, 2018
Previous govt allotted coal blocks to their favourites, Narendra Modi govt brought transparent mechanism: Piyush GoyalPiyush Goyal said the Narendra Modi government fixed the anomalies in the process of allocating coal blocks after coming to power.
Jul 02, 2018
Yogi Adityanath, Sachin Tendulkar, Tharoor among 170 VIPS demanding new railway zones; officials cry foulRailway officials have said that over 170 VIPs, including Yogi Aditwanath and Nitin Gadkari have asked for new railway zones and divisions. But claim that it is difficult to be made feasible operationally
Apr 13, 2018
Railway Ministry to take rejected big ticket projects back to PM Modi for reconsiderationThe Ministry of Railways has decided to electrify balance 38,000 Broad Gauge (BG) Route Kilometer (RKM) for achieving 100 percent electrification by 2020.
Feb 22, 2018
Railways' plan to turn Mumbai's CSMT into museum runs into controversy as architects and employees objectThe Railway Ministry's plan to convert the 130-year-old Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) building in south Mumbai, into a museum, has run into a controversy with architects and rail employees raising objections over the move.
Feb 18, 2018
Railway Ministry to soon provide charging stations for e-vehicles at train stationsAccording to the Railway Ministry official, the charging points at the two stations will be set up by BSES - Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL).
Feb 10, 2018
Indian Railways launches crackdown against absentee employees, over 13,000 people likely to lose jobsThe Indian Railways has decided to terminate the services of over 13,000 employees in bid to improve the organisation performance of the organisation.
Jan 27, 2018
'Divyang' replaces 'viklang': Railways implements Modi's 2015 suggestion, changes nomenclature on concession certificatesTwo years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested to address persons with disabilities as 'divyang' (divine bodies), the Indian Railways has decided to make changes in this regard in the concession certificates issued to such people.