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Railway Budget 2014: Bold reforms, tariff authority proposed

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 19:16

The Rail Budget 2014 Budget proposed introduction of 18 new premium trains, 38 express trains and 5 passenger trains.

Rail Budget 2014: Railways to run 17 premium AC special trains

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 14:59

Encouraged by the success of a premium AC special train between Delhi and Mumbai, Railways have decided to run 17 more such trains in busy routes.

Rail Budget 2014: Surveys for 19 new lines proposed

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 13:19

Presenting the Interim Rail Budget 2014 in Parliament on Wednesday, Union Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge announced that surveys for nineteen new lines will be taken up during 2014-15.

Rail Budget 2014: List of new trains

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 12:54

Union Rail Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday announced 73 new trains in Interim Railway Budget 2014. Of the new trains, 17 are Premium trains, 39 Express trains, 10 Passenger trains, 4 MEMUs and 3 DEMUs.

97% railway employees ready to go on strike over demands: Unions

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 23:45

All but three percent of railway employees in the country are in favour of going on an indefinite strike.

Mumbai-Dehradun Express fire: Railway Minister expresses grief, announces compensation

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 09:47

Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday expressed grief over the death of passengers in the fire mishap on board the Mumbai-Dehradun Express and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the next of kin of those killed.

Short-circuit could have triggered Bangalore-Nanded Express fire: Kharge

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 11:01

A short circuit could have caused the fire in the AC coach of Bangalore-Nanded Express that has left 23 people dead, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge said on Saturday, citing preliminary reports.

Railway clarifies MOS comments on Bihar train accident

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 20:52

A day after Nitish angrily reacted to comments of Adhir Ranjan Chaudhury, the Railway put onus on media for "misunderstanding" the minister`s remarks.

Railway bribery scam: CBI faces court`s ire for discrimination

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 21:24

Court pulled CBI for discriminating in arresting accused, who include former Railway Minister PK Bansal`s nephew, in Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case, saying it was "very disheartening".

Court takes cognisance of charge sheet: Railway bribery case

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 17:27

A Delhi court on Thursday took cognisance of CBI`s charge sheet filed in railway bribery case.

Kharge to give priority on filling up Railway Board vacancies

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 23:38

Filling up of vacancies in Railway Board will be the top priority of new Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge.

Mallikarjun Kharge, the sixth Railway Minister in four years

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 20:01

Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday became the sixth Railway Minister in four years as Rail Bhavan appears to have become jinxed in the UPA-II.