Electricity rates might increase in Gujarat: Minister

Minister of State for Energy Saurabh Patel today claimed that a 5.7 per cent increase in freight in Railway budget would make electricity six paisa per unit costlier in Gujarat.

Disappointed over Rail Budget, Maha MPs meet Bansal

Cutting across party lines, MPs from Maharashtra today met Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal to convey their grave disappointment over the Rail Budget which handed over a "raw deal" to the state.

NCP dismayed over rail budget, says Mumbai `neglected`

NCP expressed disappointment over the railway budget with its chief Sharad Pawar telling a meeting of the UPA coordination committee that Mumbai has been neglected, which is "not acceptable".

Railway Budget disappointing for Karnataka: CM

Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Tuesday termed the Railway Budget as `disappointing` as it did not include most of the projects proposed by the state government and flayed the hike in freight rates.

Rail Budget will have spiralling effect on prices: CPI(M)

Slamming the Railway Budget, CPI(M) on Tuesday said it will hit the common man further through direct hike in freight rates and an indirect hike in passenger fare charges and will have a spiralling effect on prices.

`Lalu, Paswan should reconsider support to UPA`

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday asked RJD and LJP to reconsider their outside support to the UPA government.

Bhupinder Singh Hooda hails Railway budget

Hailing the Rail budget, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda the introduction of new rail lines had fulfilled long-standing demands of the state.

Nitish asks Bansal to complete pending rail projects in Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar put forth his wish list before Union Railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Monday and asked him to make provision for completing various pending projects in Bihar.