Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 4, 2013
The Railway ministry has decided to partially or fully cancel or divert a few trains during the coming winter season when services are often disrupted due to fog, an official release said in New Delhi on Monday
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 20, 2013
Trains may be running full, but there is a decline in number of tickets booked in the past six months, causing worry for cash-strapped Railways.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday October 11, 2013
Close on the heels of a fresh rise in passenger fares, Railways have decided to further hike the fares of premier trains such as Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto effective from October 17.
Tuesday October 8, 2013
The total goods earnings have gone up from Rs 40,293.70 crore April-September 2012 to Rs 44,191.92 crore during the corresponding period this year, registering a growth of 9.67 per cent, according to Railway Ministry data.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 3, 2013
The Karnataka government will release Rs 150 crore this month for railway projects in the state being taken up with the Ministry of Railways on a cost-sharing basis, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said today.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 22, 2013
Railways is mulling installing automatic doors in AC coaches of some premier trains, on the lines of those in Metro, to enhance passengers' safety and check criminal activities on board running trains.
Wednesday September 18, 2013
The government is likely to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in the cash-starved railways sector, particularly for development of rail lines between project sites and existing network, according to a top government official.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 25, 2013
Thirty-nine people are killed everyday on rail tracks while trespassing and the casualty in such accidents between 2009-2012 was over 50,000, a report by the Railway Ministry revealed.
India | Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 21, 2013
After an express train ran over 28 pilgrims crossing rail tracks in Bihar on Monday, a war of words has exploded between state Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and the Railway Ministry he once headed.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 18, 2013
Railways has decided to equip some of its premier trains with automatic fire detection system involving activation of emergency brake followed by hooter sound in case of a blaze.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from agencies) | Monday June 17, 2013
Eight new faces were today inducted into Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's council of ministers. The reshuffle is possibly the last before the 2014 general elections.
India | Sandeep Phukan | Monday June 17, 2013
New faces are likely to be inducted in the Manmohan Singh Cabinet today. The reshuffle of the Council of Ministers scheduled to take place in the evening is expected to be the last one for UPA II with the Lok Sabha elections less than a year away.
India | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Saturday May 25, 2013
An Indian Police Service or IPS officer in Kolkata, Nazrul Islam, has sent a letter to the Ministry of Home Affairs on May 10, alleging corrupt practices in the ministry in 2010 when West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was Railways Minister.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday May 13, 2013
Assuming additional charge of railways, Road Transport and Highways Minister CP Joshi today said he would try to improve the trust deficit prevailing among the staff of Railways rocked by a bribery scandal.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday May 11, 2013
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal will be the new Law Minister and will replace Ashwani Kumar who resigned from the post yesterday. CP Joshi meanwhile will handle the Railway Minister's post that was vacated after Pawan Kumar Bansal resigned yesterd...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday May 10, 2013
As the CBI continues to investigate the Railways bribery scandal, more damning details have now allegedly emerged against Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal. Sources say the CBI is likely to interrogate him soon and a decision on whether he will con...
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday May 8, 2013
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today seized files and documents from the Railways Ministry related to the additional charge of General Manager, Western Railways, recently given to official Mahesh Kumar. The Railway official in already in c...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 7, 2013
With a view to strengthen safety of passengers and check crimes against women in trains and stations, Railways will soon launch a 24x7 helpline which will be tracked on real-time basis across the country.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday April 1, 2013
Travelling in trains is set to become costlier as the hike in reservation fee and superfast charges announced in the Rail Budget come into effect from today.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 17, 2013
Crime against women in trains has been on a rise despite deployment of security personnel by Railways, with more than 200 cases including rape, molestation and misbehaviour reported last year.