Old rule allows cashiers to earn extra money, sometimes more than salaries.
Jharkhand, Orissa, Chhattisgarh yet to hand over land.
Instructions come after PM said he wanted to see cleaner stations, trains.
State agrees to relax the rigid norm of inner-line permit for passengers with reserved tickets.
Of the eight semi-high speed corridors one will be handed over to China to conduct technical studies, sources said.
Rail Bhawan officials said that the idea was not workable and they would communicate this to the PMO.
Will first write to Members of Parliament explaining why the stops have to be done away with
The PMO is now keen to grant an allowance instead of letting officers retain the staff as domestic help.
China has been teaching railway-specific courses for the past 100 years and currently has multiple universities in the discipline.
The prices NAFED fixes for the import would have to be viable to states which would do the actual import.
The compensation amount for such claims ranges from Rs 32,000 to a maximum of Rs 4 lakh per victim.
IRCTC had fared no better than private vendors which, too, had been fined for poor food found during a surprise check.
The budget sanctions Rs 25 crore for the purchase of 10 mini, portable biodiesel plants.
In case of accidents, Railways is usually not liable to pay compensation.
The Sena MPs said they were provoked by the inadequate accommodation facilities and food arrangements.
The PPP business target for the Railways in 12th Five-Year Plan is Rs 1 lakh crore.
The railway board has segregated the action points according to the directorates concerned.
This is the largest induction drive for TTEs in one go in recent years.
Trains linking Bihar and Kerala are among those which have the highest number of such stoppages.
Mega-kitchens may be free for some time during the day, PMO asks Rlys for a plan.
As per the existing Act, only railway ministry can set fares and freight for the country’s operations.
Gowda said CCTVs will be used to monitor the cleanliness drive.
Increasing the speed of trains to 160 to 200 km per hour on nine select sectors was one of the highlights.
Live-tweeting is one of the many firsts about Gowda’s maiden Rail Budget.
Railways wants doors to open for investments in projects like proposed bullet train corridors.
The train is expected to be popular with tourists to the Taj Mahal from Delhi.
During 15th Lok Sabha, Paul mentioned atrocities on women in his constituency Krishnanagar.
Railway Minister Sada-nanda Gowda met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday to apprise him about the upcoming opening of the Udhampur-Katra line and to discuss the budget.
Seeks ways to bring down rising fuel costs, will brief green tribunal on plan to cut emission.
The ministry, had earlier given all its DRMs three months to vacate the official houses.
In the interim rail budget, the Railways had received Rs 29,000 crore as GBS and around Rs 12,000 crore as cess.
The Railway Ministry has got the confirmation that the derailment of the goods train was definitely an act of sabotage.
The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance is widely expected to form the next government in Maharashtra, which goes to polls in December.
Seeking rollback, BJP and Sena MPs from Maharashtra to meet Gowda
Around 60 per cent of total 26,000 cognisable crimes in railways in last one year occurred inside trains while rest took place on its premises.
‘The decision to not spell out the hike was a political one. Budget documents had all the calculations’ Arunendra Kumar, Chairman, Railway Board