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  • Priority to Complete Ongoing Railway Projects in Karnataka: Sadananda Gowda

    Priority to Complete Ongoing Railway Projects in Karnataka: Sadananda Gowda

    Union Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda on Monday said priority would be given to complete the ongoing projects in Karnataka and implement those announced in the Railway budget for the state.

  • Government Should do Away with Separate Railway Budget: Jairam Ramesh

    Government Should do Away with Separate Railway Budget: Jairam Ramesh

    A strong pitch was made in Rajya Sabha today for doing away with the Rail Budget with a few members feeling that it was a colonial era practice not relevant anymore.

  • Railways' Earnings Up by Over 9%

    Railways' Earnings Up by Over 9%

    Railways have earned Rs 36,674.17 crore during April-June 2014 as compared to Rs 33,499.53 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 9.48 per cent, according to Railway Ministry data.

  • FDI in Railways Should be Examined Carefully, Quickly: Economic Survey

    FDI in Railways Should be Examined Carefully, Quickly: Economic Survey

    Noting that foreign direct investment (FDI) and privatization in railway sector could be the next big ticket reforms, the Economic Survey said on Wednesday the government's proposal to relax FDI in railways should be examined carefully and quickly.

  • Mamata Banerjee Defends Trinamool Congress' Protest in Parliament

    Mamata Banerjee Defends Trinamool Congress' Protest in Parliament

    Defending the agitation by Trinamool Congress MPs in Parliament over the Railway budget, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that they were only exercising their democratic rights to protest against 'deprivation' of Bengal.

  • Meghalaya Excited Over Rail Budget Promise

    Meghalaya Excited Over Rail Budget Promise

    There was euphoria in Meghalaya on Tuesday after Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda announced the first passenger train between Assam's main city Guwahati and Mendipathar in Meghalaya's North Garo Hills region.

  • Analysts Welcome Rail Budget, but Concerned Over Missing Details

    Analysts Welcome Rail Budget, but Concerned Over Missing Details

    Rating agencies and analysts on Wednesday welcomed Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda's maiden budget for not being populist, but raised some reservations on implementation and lack of clarity on funding side.

  • Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu Asks Parties to Maintain Decorum in Parliament

    Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu Asks Parties to Maintain Decorum in Parliament

    Taking exception to Trinamool Congress (TMC) disrupting the proceedings in the Lok Sabha over Rail budget, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today appealed to all political parties to maintain decency and decorum in the House.

  • All You Wanted to Know About the Rs 60k Cr Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train

    All You Wanted to Know About the Rs 60k Cr Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train

    In a move befitting the city's stature as the financial capital of the country, Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda announced in the Railway Budget yesterday that India's first bullet train will begin from Mumbai. Here's all you need to know about t...

  • Men Behaving Badly: Speaker Forced to Lecture MPs on Etiquette

    Men Behaving Badly: Speaker Forced to Lecture MPs on Etiquette

    After the Speaker's short tutorial, Trinamool leader Kalyan Banerjee, who had questioned her impartiality, apologized for "hurting the sentiments of the chair."

  • Auto Industry Welcomes Railway Budget 2014

    Auto Industry Welcomes Railway Budget 2014

    The Indian Auto Industry has welcomed the Railway Budget presented by the Railway Minister Mr. D.V. Sadananda Gowda. Mr. Vikram Kirloskar, President, SIAM (Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers) termed it as a forward looking and progressive Rai...

  • Sensex Falls 137 Points Ahead of Budget

    Sensex Falls 137 Points Ahead of Budget

    Indian Markets touched new highs on Tuesday but it closed nearly 2 per cent lower as Modi government's first railway budget raised worries that the government would slash spending.

  • Railways Launches Go-India Smart Card

    Railways Launches Go-India Smart Card

    Introduced as a pilot project, this value proposition would cover 11 stations of the New Delhi-Mumbai and New Delhi-Kolkata sections spread over six Zonal Railways.

  • How Delhi Responded to the Rail Budget

    How Delhi Responded to the Rail Budget

    Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda has made a slew of promises to improve passenger amenities in his railway budget, but in Delhi it seems security is still a big focus area. Anumita, who is from Guwahati and frequently travels there told NDTV, "The id...

  • Railways Need Rs 5 Lakh Crore to Complete Ongoing Projects

    Railways Need Rs 5 Lakh Crore to Complete Ongoing Projects

    Taking a critical view of the unchecked projects announcements made by successive governments, Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda today said there has been a focus on sanctioning projects rather than completing them.

  • Trinamool Congress to Protest Railway Budget Demanding Roll Back

    Trinamool Congress to Protest Railway Budget Demanding Roll Back

    The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal today launched an 'indefinite agitation' protesting against the railway budget and demanding its roll back.

  • Rail Budget Proposes Revamp of Passenger Reservation Facility

    Rail Budget Proposes Revamp of Passenger Reservation Facility

    The Railway Budget on Tuesday proposed a major revamp of the passenger reservation facility by transforming it into a next generation e-ticketing system, supporting 7200 tickets per minute and allowing 1.20 lakh users simultaneously.

  • AAP Says Railway Budget Lacks Long Term Vision

    AAP Says Railway Budget Lacks Long Term Vision

    The Aam Admi Party today termed the railway budget as a missed opportunity and said the Narendra Modi government could have used its maiden railway budget to spell out its long term vision for the improvement of the health of railways.

  • Railway Budget Disappointing, Say Mumbai Commuter Bodies

    Railway Budget Disappointing, Say Mumbai Commuter Bodies

    The maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance or NDA government seems to have not gone down well with the suburban commuters as it does not offer anything new to the them, commuters associations said in Mumbai.

  • Railway Budget 2014: Government Considering Setting up Rail University: Sadananda Gowda

    Railway Budget 2014: Government Considering Setting up Rail University: Sadananda Gowda

    With an aim of providing railway-oriented education, the government is considering setting up of a Railway University for both technical and non technical subjects.

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