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Railway services improving despite budget crunch: Kharge

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 18:32

Union Rail Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday said Railways is continuously improving its services to passengers and augmenting safety features despite a budget crunch.

Rail Minister should resign owning moral responsibility: D Raja

Last Updated: Sunday, May 05, 2013, 00:32

Maintaining that Railway Minister PK Bansal`s position has become "untenable" following the arrest of his nephew in alleged bribery scandal, CPI National Secretary D Raja on Saturday said he should resign.

Roy refuses to commit himself on freight hike rollback

Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012, 15:50

Railway Minister Mukul Roy, who last week withdrew a major portion of the rail fare increase proposed in the budget presented by his predecessor Dinesh Trivedi, today refused to commit himself on a similar rollback of the across-the-board rail freight hike effected ahead of the budget.

Roy, the new Rail Minister, prefers low profile

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 11:40

Mukul Roy, Mamata Banerjee’s trusted lieutenant, has been with the Trinamool Congress since its founding.

New Rail Minister Mukul Roy to take oath tomorrow

Last Updated: Monday, March 19, 2012, 16:36

Trinamool Congress’ Mukul Roy is all set to become the new Rail Minister, a day after Dinesh Trivedi quit from the post.

Sad Trivedi had to quit as Rail Minister: PM

Last Updated: Monday, March 19, 2012, 13:16

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday informed Parliament that he has accepted Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi’s resignation and forwarded the same to the President for acceptance.


Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 12:04

Presenting his maiden Rail Budget, Dinesh Trivedi on Wednesday announced a nominal increase in passenger fares while emphasizing that safety and modernisation will be the prime focus of his ministry.

Rail Minister derailed in Lok Sabha

Last Updated: Thursday, August 04, 2011, 16:04

Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Thursday virtually got derailed during Question Hour in the Lok Sabha with several members cornering him on the sensitive issue of rail accidents.

‘Rail unsafe as govt busy with room of minister’

Last Updated: Thursday, August 04, 2011, 15:13

The opposition on Thursday trained its guns on Railways for recent spurt in train accidents taunting that Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi has "secured" his room in Parliament House while passenger safety remains neglected.

Rail Minister fights for Parliament chamber

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 03, 2011, 15:35

New Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi is very upset about allotment of a chamber in Parliament that was used by his predecessor and party chief Mamata Banerjee to I&B Minister Ambika Soni.

Rail Minister Trivedi unveils 11-point programme

Last Updated: Thursday, July 14, 2011, 23:20

Railway Minister, Dinesh Trivedi unveiled an 11-point programme to modernise the public-sector behemoth.

For Ambala Railway Division, Lalu Prasad remains Rail Minister

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 31, 2011, 16:08

A link on the official website of the Ambala Railway Division provides access to a format, a 11-page telephone directory in adobe which still lists Lalu Prasad Yadav as the `Rail Minister`.