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Goa Congress sees communal conspiracy in rail fare hike

The Congress party in Goa on Monday alleged a communal design on part of the BJP government at the Centre and in the state with regard to the 300 per cent hike in special train fare from Goa to the Velankannni shrine in Tamil Nadu, which hosts a popular Catholic feast of "Our Lady of Good Health" on September 8.

Aug 29, 2016, 23:36 PM IST

Rail Budget 2015: The financial implications

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday presented his maiden Rail Budget for the fiscal year 2015-16 ruling out privatisation of the nation's economic lifeline and any hike in passengers' fare.

Feb 26, 2015, 16:30 PM IST

No proposal for hike in rail fares at present: Manoj Sinha

Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Saturday made it clear that as of now there is no proposal to hike rail fares.

Feb 07, 2015, 12:06 PM IST

NDA govt had `guts` to implement rail fare hike: Gowda

Facing attack over recent hike in rail fare and freight, Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda today said the NDA government had the "guts" to implement the proposal over which the UPA had developed cold feet.

Jul 09, 2014, 22:07 PM IST

Revoke hike for suburban trains in Delhi-NCR: Congress

Congress MP and the party`s whip in Lok Sabha, Deepinder Singh Hooda, on Monday asked the NDA government to roll back the rail fare hike for suburban trains for daily passengers in Delhi-NCR in the same way as it was done for Mumbai.

Jul 07, 2014, 23:08 PM IST

UDF, LDF join in slamming Modi Govt over price hike

Ruling Congress-led UDF and the opposition LDF in Kerala on Wednesday made a scathing attack on Narendra Modi government at the Centre over hike in rail fare.

Jul 02, 2014, 21:28 PM IST

TN Cong workers stage protest against rail fare hike

The Tamil Nadu unit of the Congress today staged statewide protests demanding rollback of the recent hike in railway fares announced by the Centre.

Jun 27, 2014, 16:18 PM IST

TMC to continue anti-fare hike stir till roll-back

The Trinamool Congress, which is the the fourth largest party in the Lok Sabha, today said it would continue its protest till the Centre rolled back the hike in rail fare entirely and also rail freight.

Jun 26, 2014, 23:29 PM IST

Congress, BSP activists hold protests against railway fare hike

Congress and BSP activists today held protest demonstrations at different places in Jammu against the railway fare hike by the Union government.

Jun 25, 2014, 18:30 PM IST

West Bengal protests rail fare hike

Protests erupted in West Bengal Wednesday as the hiked passenger fares and freight charges of the Indian Railways imposed by the Narendra Modi-led government came into effect during the day.

Jun 25, 2014, 15:40 PM IST

Train travel to be costlier from today

Travel by train will be costlier from Wednesday as the recently announced hike of 14.2 per cent in passenger fares will come into effect.

Jun 25, 2014, 06:20 AM IST

Maharashtra Congress to press ahead with rail-roko, demands full rollback

Maharashtra Congress on Tuesday night said that it would continue its protest until the Union Government rolls back the railway fare hike entirely.

Jun 25, 2014, 00:18 AM IST

Bombay HC to hear two PILs against rail fare hike

The Bombay High Court will, Tuesday, hear two public interest suits challenging the steep increase in suburban railway fares announced by the Centre last week.

Jun 24, 2014, 07:01 AM IST

Delhi Congress leaders protest against railway fare hike

Continuing protest against hike in railway fare and freight charges, Delhi Congress leaders on Monday held a demonstration in the city.

Jun 24, 2014, 00:56 AM IST

WB BJP defends rail fare hike

The BJP state leadership on Monday defended the recent rail fare hike by saying the move taken to bring the Railways out from its poor condition.

Jun 23, 2014, 22:01 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee demands fare hike roll-back, TMC men paralyse traffic

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday termed the hike in rail fares as "unprecedented and anti-people" and demanded its roll back in the interest of common people.

Jun 23, 2014, 21:37 PM IST

Congress plans rail blockade in Maharashtra against fare hike

Maharashtra unit of the Congress will organise a rail blockade across the state Wednesday to protest the recent hike in railway passenger fares and freight rates, its chief said Monday.

Jun 23, 2014, 21:31 PM IST

BJP ally Shiv Sena slams rail fare hike, calls for rollback

BJP ally Shiv Sena has slammed the Narendra Modi government`s move to hike rail fares, saying the move will increase burden on Mumbaikars and local train passengers will suffer badly.

Jun 23, 2014, 10:41 AM IST

Trinamool to hit the streets Monday against rail fare hike

After the opposition Congress and the CPI-M, West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress would hit the streets from Monday in protest against the hike in train fares.

Jun 23, 2014, 00:03 AM IST

Fare hike inevitable for railway`s survival: Nitin Gadkari

Amid protests by major opposition parties against steep hike in rail fare and freight rates, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said the decision was "inevitable" for the survival of the railways considering its mounting losses.

Jun 22, 2014, 21:30 PM IST