March 06, 2021 12:33 am
The Railway Minister, Kedar Pandey, announced a series of concessions to railway passengers’ fare from 10 per cent to 5 per cent.
March 14, 2020 2:50 am
Earlier this year, the Union Cabinet decided to merge the five Indian Railway engineering services and three civil services cadres into the Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS) leading to protests from civil servants.
July 10, 2019 10:42 pm
The fund was allocated for various projects, passenger amenities, track renewal and repairs, roads over and under bridges, electrification and staff amenities.
February 01, 2019 1:42 pm
The allocation is about eight per cent more than last year's Rs 1.48 lakh crore but the infusion of investment by the Modi government to upgrade the country’s archaic railway infrastructure makes it around 148 per cent hike in capex since 2014.
February 01, 2018 9:55 pm
Asked if he wanted to introduce any train with which his name would be associated with, the minister said he was not bothered about it, and passenger safety was paramount for him.
May 03, 2016 4:02 am
In his reply to Appropriations (Railways) No 2 Bill, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu pointed out that Indian Railways is a unique entity as it is a department of the government that is expected to perform on commercial principles.
March 31, 2016 2:57 pm
According to the calculations, a small tube of toothpaste costs more than the lowest train fare from Delhi to Chandigarh. The bus fares for the route are much more.
February 27, 2016 5:33 pm
MoS for Railways Manoj Sinha told the Rajya Sabha that while bedsheets, bed roll and pillow covers are washed every day, the blankets are washed every two months
February 25, 2016 6:05 pm
Here's a video to sum up all that the Railway Budget 2016 had in store for the passengers.
February 25, 2016 5:57 pm
Unlike last year, Prabhu did not propose a hike in passengers fares or freight rates, and introduced three new superfast trains.
July 08, 2014 6:37 pm
Gowda tweeted, “Going to present my maiden budget... Hope we are able to meet public expectations.”