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Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Railways Ministry


Government trying to sell railway assets through PPPs, privatisation: Congress

July 11, 2019 2:43 pm

The railways' operating ratio was 98.4 per cent in 2017- 18, way above the government's estimate, the Congress leader said, adding its revenue and expenditure also fell short of official claims.

Railways 15-day drive: 80 officers to inspect stations, interact with passengers

May 20, 2015 1:16 am

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

Gowda cuts short Railways award list

October 10, 2014 2:52 am

Over the years, the awards system had faced allegations of favouritism, at the cost of excluding the truly deserving.

Counting losses, Railways may stop paying for counting cash

October 01, 2014 2:34 am

Old rule allows cashiers to earn extra money, sometimes more than salaries.

Sweep stations on Gandhi Jayanti, rail ministry tells its officials

September 23, 2014 1:37 am

Instructions come after PM said he wanted to see cleaner stations, trains.

Railways ministry says agents abusing ticketing system

September 20, 2014 2:06 am

The ministry Defended its decision to ban the entry of agents in the Passenger Reservation System.

Can wind from moving train generate power? PMO’s curious query to Railways

September 15, 2014 3:02 am

Rail Bhawan officials said that the idea was not workable and they would communicate this to the PMO.

Railways to review policy on Group D staff as domestic help

September 11, 2014 2:51 am

The PMO is now keen to grant an allowance instead of letting officers retain the staff as domestic help.

Falling off a train: Claims rising, Railways Ministry smells a rat

August 08, 2014 12:22 pm

The compensation amount for such claims ranges from Rs 32,000 to a maximum of Rs 4 lakh per victim.

Delhi to Agra in 90 mins? Railways to test 160-kmph train

July 03, 2014 3:45 pm

Railways plans to launch the service in Oct-Nov; the project is expected to find a mention in Rail Budget.