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IRCTC's Bharat Gaurav tourist train will include a stop at Nepal's Janakpur

May 06, 2022 4:14 pm

The proposed 18-day train journey covers multiple pilgrimage sites in India, starting from the birthplace of Lord Ram, Ayodhya

Controversial ‘newspaper’ distributed on train, IRCTC warns licensee

April 23, 2022 7:40 am

The licensee for the train, PK Shefi, told The Indian Express that the paper got circulated as a supplement inserted by the vendor into the approved newspapers. But a passenger who found the paper tweeted that it was not an “insert”.

MP pilgrimage scheme for senior citizens back after long gap; first train to leave for Varanasi on April 19

April 17, 2022 2:50 pm

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will flag off the special train at the Rani Kamalapati railway station here.

Post AI divestment, govt staff can book pvt airlines

February 17, 2022 1:33 am

On December 31, the department had issued an order regarding booking of air tickets on government account after disinvestment of Air India.

Cooked meal service back on trains soon

November 20, 2021 7:58 am

This decision effectively restores train services to the pre-pandemic state. Ready-to-eat meals, however, will continue to be served on demand. The cooked food service may start from December 1, or even earlier, subject to how prepared licensees are.

IRCTC plans series of Shri Ramayana Yatra train tours to promote religious tourism

November 06, 2021 9:28 pm

One such tour will begin from November 7, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) said.

Explained: What is IRCTC's convenience fee, and why did the govt reverse its order on revenue share?

October 29, 2021 2:26 pm

On Friday, within an hour and half of opening of the markets, IRCTC prices fell sharply by as much as 29 per cent to hit day's low of Rs 650.10.

IRCTC shares sharply recover after Govt scraps order on 50% convenience fee revenue sharing

October 30, 2021 4:14 am

IRCTC, a government-controlled company that provides ticketing, catering, and tourism services, had informed the stock exchanges after market hours on Thursday that the ministry had written to it, asking to share the revenues from convenience fee in a 50-50 ratio.

IRCTC share price surges past Rs 6000-mark, market cap hits Rs 1 lakh crore

October 19, 2021 12:03 pm

At 11:42 am, the stock was trading at Rs 6248.00, up 6.31 per cent from its previous close on the BSE, while on NSE it was up 6.53 per cent at Rs 6,261.35.

India's largest e-ticketing platform IRCTC fixes bug after school student raises alarm

September 22, 2021 10:25 am

The IDOR, a type of access control vulnerability, arises when an application uses user-supplied input to access objects directly.


Train services set to begin amid lockdown

May 11, 2020 5:16 pm

IRCTC Special Train Ticket Booking: Nearly two months after it suspended its passenger operations in view of the coronavirus-induced lockdown, the Railways on Sunday announced that it will gradually restart its passenger train operations from May 12.

From Ayodhya to Colombo: A look at Indian Railways' Shri Ramayana Express

November 16, 2018 7:14 am

In its latest offering, the Indian Railways will run a special train named after Lord Ram covering the destinations associated with the mythological character in India and Sri Lanka.

Tatkal tickets: Book now, Pay later launched by Indian Railways — all you need to know

August 04, 2017 11:49 am

Indian Railways has launched a new "Book Now, pay later" mode, which will allow passengers to book their tickets on Tatkal in advance and pay within a stipulated time of 15 days.

Gatimaan Express: Here is all you need to know about the train

April 05, 2016 1:24 pm

The train has been flagged off on April 5, 2016 from H. Nizammuddin Railway Station by the Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabu in the presence of several other dignitaries.