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Congress will continue to protest against NDA govt`s `anti-poor` Rail Budget: Mukesh Sharma

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 00:11

Even after Delhi Police lodged an FIR against him, the state party unit chief Mukesh Sharma on Tuesday said that the party will continue to protest against the NDA government`s poor Rail Budget.

Opposition slams Rail Budget, calls it `disappointing`, `illogical`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 21:11

Railway budget 2014-15 came under a blistering attack from the opposition, with Congress, Trinamool Congress and Left lambasting the government over the issues of FDI, privatisation and the PPP route and Mamata Banerjee went to the extent of claiming it was an attempt to "sell out the country."

Record high plan outlay estimated in Railway Budget 2014-15

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 20:46

Rail minister Sadananda Gowda has announced an all-time high figure of Rs 65,445 crore for 2014-15 plan outlay.

India Inc gives thumps up to Rail Budget

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 19:59

Terming the rail budget as growth- oriented, India Inc on Tuesday said the emphasis on forging public-private-partnerships and attracting FDI will give a boost to infrastructure development and generate jobs.

Gowda proposes FDI, private investment, PPP projects in Rail budget

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 19:50

Having already effected a steep hike, the railway budget for 2014-15 spared passengers of any fresh revision in fares and freight rates but pitched for reforms by proposing private and Foreign Direct Investment and Public Private Partnership (PPP) to meet the resource crunch.

Govt decides to separate 'overlapping' roles of Railway Board

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 19:45

In a move aimed at improving efficiency of the Railways, the government Tuesday announced the decision to separate the "unwieldy" Railway Board's functions of policy formulation and implementation.

Sensex crashes 518 points after Railway budget

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:41

Slipping from record highs, the Sensex Tuesday plunged 518 points and the Nifty tanked 164 points in their worst drop in 10 months on profit booking as investors said Narendra Modi-led NDA government's first Railway budget carried no big-bang announcement.

Is safety on wheels finally being guaranteed?

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:21

The number of train accidents and safety of passengers were addressed by Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday with a slew of measures slated to be put into operation.

Periodic fuel price-linked passenger fare hike to continue

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 16:58

FDI will not be allowed in core operational areas, he said, adding these areas will remain with the Railways.

58 new trains proposed in Rail Budget

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 16:54

As many as 58 new trains, including five new 'Jansadharan' trains and an equal number of premium group of trains have been proposed in the Rail Budget presented by Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda Tuesday.

Gowda puts railways on hi-tech wagon!

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 16:32

An hour-long budget presented by railway minister offered a lot of hope to millions of passengers.

Railway Budget 2014: Full Text

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 16:24

Full text of Railways minister Sadananda Gowda presenting the Railway Budget 2014 in the Parliament.