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Sensex tumbles 235 points on hike in freight rates

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 09:51

The BSE benchmark Sensex tumbled 235 points in mid-session trade Tuesday as selling pressure gathered momentum after a proposed freight hike in the railway budget.

Mukul Roy announces partial rollback in rail fare hike

Last Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2012, 10:44

Roy announced rollback in rail fare hike in Sleeper class, AC Chair car, Sub-Urban and 3rd AC while fares in 1st and 2nd AC will remain unchanged.

Mukul Roy announces partial rollback in rail fare hike

Last Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2012, 10:44

Roy announced rollback in rail fare hike in Sleeper class, AC Chair car, Sub-Urban and 3rd AC while fares in 1st and 2nd AC will remain unchanged.

Govt confident of smooth sailing for rail, general budget

Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012, 00:13

Rejecting the opposition charge that it has lost the number after the Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi issue, government Thursday expressed the confidence of a smooth passage of the motion of thanks to the President's address as also the rail budget and general budget.

Trivedi would have consulted PM for sure: Sharad

Last Updated: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 14:13

Sharad Yadav on Thursday said Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi could not have presented his maiden budget without consulting PM Manmohan Singh.

Omar supports Trivedi on hike in rail fares

Last Updated: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 13:09

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who supported the hike in railway fares, Thursday said he would not mind being sacked for doing the right thing.

Railway stocks extend losses on profit-booking

Last Updated: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 11:23

Stocks of companies in the railways business continued to decline and fell by up to 6 percent on bourses after Wednesday's Rail Budget, which did not provide them any major direct benefits.

Railways approves 17 projects to ensure smooth input movement

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 23:44

The Railways Wednesday sanctioned 17 projects and identified 28 more to ensure connectivity for facilitating smooth movement of raw materials from mines to ports (first and last mile).

Lalu Prasad slams rail fare hike

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 21:24

Criticising the hike in passenger fare, former Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav said it will put a burden on common people.

Passenger fare hike had become necessary: Railway Board

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 20:53

Holding that passenger fare hike had become necessary to balance its budget and strengthen the financial position, the Railways today said the move will fetch the network Rs 6,500 to Rs 7000 crore.

Cong backs hike in rail fares

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 19:37

Congress backed the hike in rail fares in the railway budget saying it was "very minor" and necessary in view of the increase in fuel prices.

Left says Rail Budget a ‘fraud on the people’

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 19:33

Left parties said Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi`s announcements of completing the pending projects showed "gimmicks and a fraud" on the people.