Congress MP Adhir Chowdhury bangs placard in front of Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, she sends him out
Tue, Jul 28, 2015

Adhir was apparently protesting against the government for initiating legislative business despite the agitation by the Opposition.

Rail unions reject Debroy panel report
Thu, Jul 09, 2015

The letter, sent on June 26 to the minister, opposes the creation of an independent rail regulator, considered the heart and soul of the panel’s recommended reform moves.

Veiled Attack on US-External factors helping Dalai Lama’s Tibet agenda: China
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

Apart from their timing, the comments assume significance as SCIO is the the administrative office under the State Council, the chief administrative body of the People’s Republic of China.

5-Nation Tour: In PM Narendra Modi ’s gift basket for Central Asian countries, ancient coins and book on Akbar
Tue, Jun 23, 2015

Modi is scheduled to visit Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in the second week of July.

Indian Railways to lend a step up to upper berth
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

New ladder designs being tried out in trains, National Institute of Design roped in.

In run-up to UP elections, it’s Ram and Krishna all the way
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

An official from the Tourism Ministry told that while several religion-based tourism circuits were announced earlier this year, including the Jain Circuit, Muslim Circuit and Sufi Circuit, the Ramayana and Krishna circuits are being given precedence, for now.

LIC seeks upward revision of interest rate in loan deal with Railways
Sat, Jun 20, 2015

Much of the success of the Rail Budget depends on funding from outside agencies.

Bibek Debroy panel report: Get regulator in 5 years, then scrap Rail Budget
Fri, Jun 12, 2015

In the new report, the committee has left the job of figuring out how to do that to the Minister of Railways under supervision of the PMO and aided by a dedicated group of officers.

‘RVNL inefficient, but still awarded bulk of projects’
Thu, Jun 11, 2015

Railways’ Civil Engineering branch sends confidential note to Debroy panel.

Gandhi Smriti to get new director
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

The NDA government is learnt to have big plans to commemorate 100 years of Satyagraha in 2017.

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train may be world’s cheapest
Thu, Jun 04, 2015

The Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train fare works out to about Rs 2,800, calculated on the basis of the current AC-I train fare of Rs 1,895.

India’s first bullet train corridor may be world’s cheapest high-speed service
Thu, Jun 04, 2015

The corridor is expected to have around 10 stations, and is supposed to cost Rs 98,000 crore.

Railways 15-day drive: 80 officers to inspect stations, interact with passengers
Wed, May 20, 2015

The ministry has decided to mark the event with a 15-day drive by carrying out 23 types of activities.

Centre likely to kick off strategic sales with ITDC hotels
Fri, May 15, 2015

The tourism ministry is in the process of moving a Cabinet note soon on strategic disinvestment of ITDC hotels.

Not fit to conduct drug abuse survey, says NSSO
Tue, May 12, 2015

With the country’s ace survey body unsure, the matter has been in a limbo for a year now.

Headless cultural bodies to get bosses by month-end
Wed, May 06, 2015

National Archives, Lalit Kala Akademi among 10 organisations on govt agenda.

House panel disagrees with Railways logic
Wed, May 06, 2015

Railways maintains many claims by those who fall off trains dubious, Standing Committee asks it to make commuting safer.

Rlys invites bid from top 4 audit firms
Tue, May 05, 2015

The world’s top four audit firms would soon be in a race to bag the mammoth assignment of advising the country’s largest employer, Indian Railways.

Now, officials who ‘fudge’ train status data to pay ticket refunds
Sat, May 02, 2015

The Railway Ministry seeks to weed out the menace of “wrong reporting” of punctuality data in an attempt to paint a rosy picture of train performance in the system.

Opposition calls her arrogant, Smriti Irani does not yield
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

The MPs demanded that Irani express 'regret' for asking TMC MP Sugata Bose to 'have the patience to sit down and listen'.

Why link PM Narendra Modi to all communal issues, asks Speaker Sumitra Mahajan
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

The issue of violence and verbal attacks against minority communities had been raised by the Congress.

Govt wants to divide Net among corporates: Rahul Gandhi
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says govt working on a framework, ‘final decision with me, not TRAI’.

When Speaker had to cut Prabhu short
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Talking about the need to generate internal resources, Prabhu had said the standing committee’s recommendation is “a little confusing”.

Telangana stir, weather, bikes among Railways reasons for ferrying less people
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

The reasons were enlisted in Railways’ reply to a specific question by Standing Committee on Railways.

Rahul Gandhi terms NDA government ‘suit-boot ki sarkar’
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

Rahul’s 20-minute speech, in the form of an intervention during a debate, saw multiple interruptions from BJP MPs.

Venkaiah Naidu is Narendra Modi govt’s defence against Rahul Gandhi
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

Naidu said plight of farmers a legacy inherited from the “50 years of Cong rule” and it had no moral right to question the govt’s ordinances.

House panel punches holes in Rlys story
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Standing committee’s report to be tabled in Parliament today; questions decision on no new lines

Bullet train project to cost Rs 1 lakh cr
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

In its latest interim report submitted last week, Japan has factored in the cost escalation through the years that it will take to finish the project.

PMO asks why trains late, Railways looks at Emergency for tips
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Railway Minister Prabhu is learnt to be taking stock of punctuality figures and asset-failure on a daily basis.

Report calls for satellite monitoring of railway operations
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

An in-house report on traffic-optimisation submitted to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.

Chinese tourists likely to get visa-on-arrival
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

The announcement for this new service is likely to be made by PM Modi during his visit to Beijing in May this year.

Explained: Overshoot to kill
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

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 to approach Jaitley over funding for WCD Ministry
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

Maneka Gandhi said she along with Health Minister J P Nadda planned to approach the Finance Minister for more funds.

The great railway scam: This is why you can never book a ticket at 8 am
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

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.

Faster arbitration, commercial HC wings
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

A bill to amend the Arbitration Act will be brought during the current session, Sadananda Gowda said.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley rebuts opposition: Budget not for rich, will make states richer
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

14th Finance Comm has recommended a 10 per cent increase in the states’ share in Union taxes to 42 per cent.