An in-house report on traffic-optimisation submitted to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.
The announcement for this new service is likely to be made by PM Modi during his visit to Beijing in May this year.
Friday’s accident that killed 32 people in Rae Bareli occurred after the train overshot a signal, refusing to stop at Bachrawan station and hitting a track dead-end.
Maneka Gandhi said she along with Health Minister J P Nadda planned to approach the Finance Minister for more funds.
A probe revealed that daily 4,000 confirmed berths are hoarded by touts within a minute of the reservation system being thrown open to public.
A bill to amend the Arbitration Act will be brought during the current session, Sadananda Gowda said.
14th Finance Comm has recommended a 10 per cent increase in the states’ share in Union taxes to 42 per cent.
Leader of Congress in LS Mallikarjun Kharge tells Avishek G Dastidar that their concerns about Rail Budget remain unaddressed.
In the debate on the land amendment bill, the government, hit back, turning the spotlight on acquisition in Haryana.
LIC sources confirmed that the move is at an advanced stage and modalities are being finalised. A formal announcement is expected shortly.
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.
After the election fuelled by hope, where the ministries stand, and what to expect?
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.