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Timing of Kolkata Metro services extended

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 19:00

The Kolkata Metro announced extension of timing of services from 6.45 am till 10.45 pm from March 25.

NHRC issues notice to Railway Ministry

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 14:58

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the railway ministry on the toilet system in trains that leads to open defecation, a petitioner said Monday.

PDP presses govt for starting Poonch-Rajouri rail link project

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 20:26

Slamming Omar Abdullah government for not being able to convince Railway Ministry to start work on Rajouri-Poonch rail link, PDP threatened to launch mass movement to force government to start work.

Deora seeks Kharge`s intervention over safety on Mumbai locals

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 19:02

Alarmed at a 16-year-old girl losing her arms after she slipped from a crowded Mumbai local at suburban Ghatkopar station here, Union Minister Milind Deora has urged the Railway Ministry to urgently look into safety of train commuters and take strong measures to prevent such mishaps.

Railway archers likely to be allowed to take part in AAI meets

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 17:43

The Railway Ministry is likely to allow its archers to participate in national meets conducted by Archery Association of India (AAI).

Further hike in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto fares from Oct 17

Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 15:07

The ticket rates of Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains will go up further by about Rs 25 to Rs 27 with an upward revision in food tariff, a senior Railway Ministry official said.

56 special trains to clear festive rush

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 18:15

In order to clear the extra rush during the festive season, Railways have pressed into service more than 50 special trains.

About Rs 5 cr penalty realised from ticketless rail passengers

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 22:53

Railways has realised nearly Rs 5 crore as penalty from ticketless travellers this month.

Railways earnings up by above 10%

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 16:45

Railways have earned Rs 54,462.79 crores during April-August this year as compared to Rs 49,382.94 crores during the same period last year, registering an increase of 10.29 percent.

CBI books RITES engineer for alleged fraud

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 21:50

The CBI has booked an engineer of RITES, a Railway Ministry enterprise, for allegedly cheating and causing a loss for over Rs 21 lakh to the exchequer.

Graft complaints on the rise in railways

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 17:03

The complaints of irregularities in Railways are on the rise despite its claims of having a robust vigilance organisation.

Railways off the track: Time to say good bye to populism?

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 15:53

The pursuit of populism has come at the cost of railway’s modernisation plans.