Prabhu expanded the WiFi facility — a project Modi has been pushing for — to all B-category stations
The Railways Minister talks to Avishek g Dastidar about the rail budget, and what lies ahead.
"There will be no hike in railway passenger fares. We will focus on improving passenger amenities," he said.
359 railway projects remain to be completed which will now require as much as Rs 1,82,000 crore.
Nitish was accompanied by Mulayam Singh Yadav and Lalu Yadav. Governor asks Manjhi to take floor test on Feb 20
President’s House gives appointment for 7 pm; delegation to include Sharad, Lalu, Mulayam
On Sunday, Bihar Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary too recognised Nitish as the new leader JD(U) legislature party leader.
This is Rai’s first formal assignment after retirement.
The strategy, is likely to find mention in Prabhu’s Rail Budget next month, talks about finalising plans of manufacturing of new technology rolling stock in a year.
Each entrepreneur from SC can borrow from the fund a minimum of Rs 50 lakh and a maximum of Rs 15 crore.
PMO tells Tourism Minister to spend 15 days in Northeast over next 3 months.
The railways has argued that safety and speed trials of new coaches are done using the designated weight and not people.
IRCTC has been given go-ahead to explore business of operating helicopter services at Vaishno Devi.
Prabhu gives powers to zonal railways, Board members.
With Aurnendra Kumar ending his term Wednesday, A K Mithal was appointed the new chairman.
A new strategy of rolling out ‘clone trains’ is being tried to ensure that popular trains at least depart on time.
Makes case for fare hike in suburban trains by 2 paise per km every two months till they reach a break-even point.
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Audit report submitted to Prabhu calls for formulation of a comprehensive publicity policy.
Railways’ attempt to add music to journeys to and from Kolkata has hit an unforeseen roadbloack: a price tag.
Gatimaan Express will require slower trains to step aside and let it pass.
In April 2013, the DMRC awarded a contract of 486 coaches for the Phase-III of Delhi Metro to Hyundai Rotem.
Appointment of 50 gate counsellors at unmanned level-crossings could have prevented the accident.
On October 29, the ministry even reminded all zones that non-implementation of the instructions were causing such accidents.
The post of Member Electrical has been vacant for months. Two more Members will be retiring by December 31.
As of now, the Railways is struggling with some teething trouble in its quest to set up the first university.
The PM will visit Assam the ensuing weekend. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and Chairman of the Railway Board Arunendra Kumar will also be there.
Trains with special coaches to bring in students from across India.
Sources said routes like Delhi-Jammu, Delhi-Lucknow, Delhi-Varanasi or even Delhi-Patna during summer or festive rush would be serviced better if the idea fructifies.
The new government is working on ways to clear 28 rail projects across India.
Will chalk out procedure to ensure accountability.
The top speed decisions have made Prabhu’s intentions and style of functioning clear to top officers in the Railways, sources said.
Ministry identifies 17 areas under FDI guidelines.
A Standing Committee member told The Indian Express that the meeting could not take place as the MPs treated this as a show of disrespect.
Devoid of any big idea to lead the ministry that has the biggest people connect, Gowda was increasingly being seen as someone out of his depth, unable to get work done.
LJP sources said the feelers from the BJP is that it will get to contest about 45-odd seats.