TMC lawmakers to boycott inauguration of Kolkata's second Metro line after Mamata Banerjee left off guest list
The inauguration of the awaited East-West corridor of the Kolkata Metro faced controversy on Thursday after West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's name was left off the guest list. Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has been invited as the chief guest for the event.
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.
Centre approves proposal to increase speeds of several trains; travel time between Delhi and Mumbai to reduce by 3.5 hours
Increasing the train speed on Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Howrah routes will ensure up to 60 percent increase in average speed of passenger trains.
The great train robbery: Passengers suspected of stealing 21 lakh towels, bed sheets and blankets from railways
Affluent AC passengers are the prime suspects as over 21 lakh towels, bed sheets, blankets and other items went missing from air-conditioned coaches.
Public telephone booths at stations are no longer a 'minimum essential amenity'.
The Aadhaar-based ticketing system for the railways has been withdrawn with immediate effect.
Union Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, known for her new brand of Twitter diplomacy, pulled up a man on Sunday for requesting his wife's transfer from the Jhansi railways to his hometown.
One only has to read the speeches of Arun Jaitley, the finance minister, to see that he is not aware of this duty
Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday acknowledged existence of corruption at various levels in his ministry and said the government is determined to weed it out through stringent action and putting in place a transparent system.
Introduction of AC rakes in the inter-city services to make the journey more comfortable will also be proposed in the Rail Budget 2015-16.
The railways announced relief in monthly season tickets and second class suburban fares.
The Railway authorities here on Wednesday ordered a probe into the alleged illegal detention and torture of two boys by RPF personnel in Odisha for seven days, officials said.
While financial misappropriation is a crime for which he needs to do time in jail, Lalu’s bigger offence is the acute mismanagement of Bihar’s economy.
The biggest pending reform is to downsize government. Even nominally Communist China has gotten the message - and scrapped the Railways Ministry. The idea needs to be implanted in the minds of the Big Government behemoths in New Delhi.
A quick look at the fortunes of the Railway Ministers for the past 25 years show that barring Mamata Banerjee and Nitish Kumar, the political career of the others has not been all that rosy after their stint was over.
Industry body CII said rail fares have not been increased for the past 10 years and the move was necessary now, keeping in view the rising losses incurred by railways.