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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.

  • Railway Ministry Launches New Improved e-Ticketing System

    Railway Ministry Launches New Improved e-Ticketing System

    In a bid to improve the online railway ticketing experience for the Indian passengers, the railway ministry today launched the new enhanced e-ticketing system through the IRCTC website.

  • Indian Railways' Fourth Packaged Drinking Water Facility to be Launched in Thane

    Indian Railways' Fourth Packaged Drinking Water Facility to be Launched in Thane

    Indian Railways' fourth state-of-the-art packaged drinking water facility, set up at Ambernath in Thane district, will get operational from today.

  • Government Says FDI Not to be Allowed in Railway Operations Sector

    Government Says FDI Not to be Allowed in Railway Operations Sector

    A day after the government gave clearance for fully opening up the railway infrastructure segment to foreign investment, Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda today made it clear that FDI will not be allowed in the operations sector of the national tr...

  • Cabinet Approves Foreign Investment Hike in Defence, Railways

    Cabinet Approves Foreign Investment Hike in Defence, Railways

    The cabinet approved a plan on Wednesday to raise the amount of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) allowed in its Defence and Railways industries, part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to attract more foreign cash and revive the economy.

  • Cabinet Clears FDI in Railways And Defence

    Cabinet Clears FDI in Railways And Defence

    Pushing ahead with the reforms agenda, the government today approved raising FDI limit in the defence sector to 49 per cent and opened up the railway infrastructure segment for foreign direct investment.

  • Siddaramaiah Government in Karnataka Can Fall Anytime: Sadananda Gowda

    Siddaramaiah Government in Karnataka Can Fall Anytime: Sadananda Gowda

    Railway Minister and senior BJP leader DV Sadananda Gowda on Sunday said the present Siddaramaiah government in Karnataka can fall anytime and asked his party workers to get ready for elections.

  • Telangana Bus-Train Collision: 11 Students in Serious Condition

    Telangana Bus-Train Collision: 11 Students in Serious Condition

    The condition of 11 students injured in the bus-train collision at an unmanned railway crossing in Telangana's Medak district continues to remain serious today even as the district authorities and police have begun an inquiry into the mishap.

  • PM Modi Condoles Death of Students in Telangana Accident

    PM Modi Condoles Death of Students in Telangana Accident

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed his deepest condolences to the families of the students who lost their lives when a train rammed into a school bus at an unmanned railway crossing in Telangana.

  • Four Lions Died on Railway Tracks in Gir in 2014, Says Minister

    Four Lions Died on Railway Tracks in Gir in 2014, Says Minister

    In his reply to Rajya Sabha member Parimal Nathwani, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha said that four lions, including cubs, died after being run over by trains passing through Gir Forest in Gujarat in 2014.

  • Railways Gets Proposals Worth Rs 15,000 cr in Public-Private Partnership: Railway Minister

    Railways Gets Proposals Worth Rs 15,000 cr in Public-Private Partnership: Railway Minister

    Indian Railways has received proposals totaling Rs. 15,000 crore for development of various projects under the Private-Public Partnership model, Union Railway Minister Sadanada Gowda said today.

  • Thai Railway Chief Fired After Train Rape Furor

    Thai Railway Chief Fired After Train Rape Furor

    The head of Thailand's state railway was sacked Thursday by the country's military government after a public furor over the rape and killing of a 13-year-old girl in her berth on an overnight train.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

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