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HC rejects PIL for lodging criminal case against Nitish Kumar

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 23:16

Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to CBI to register a case against former Railway Minister Nitish Kumar for alleged financial irregularities in extension of railway lines as well as procurements, suspecting the plea to be "motivated".

Passengers` safety priority for new railways minister

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 00:50

Safety and security of passengers will be the top-most priority for the new union government, Railways Minister DV Sadanand Gowda said Tuesday.

Sadanand Gowda to discuss roadmap for railways with Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 13:04

Against the backdrop of the Gorakdham train mishap which claimed 25 lives, the new Railway Minister D V Sadanand Gowda today said safety was an "important" issue for railways which has to be taken care of.

Minister stalls Kolkata Metro tariff revision

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 23:51

Hours after Kolkata Metro Railway formally announced that fares would be raised October 18, Minister of State for Railways Adhir Chowdhury stalled the move.

Chargesheet against Adhir Chowdhury in TN activist murder case

Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 00:04

Police filed a chargesheet against Union Minister of State for Railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in the murder case of a Trinamool Congress activist.

China`s ex-minister sentenced to death for graft

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 11:39

China`s former Railways Minister Liu Zhijun was today given a suspended death sentence by a court here for corruption and abuse of power.

Railway bribery scam: One more arrested, total 9 in custody

Last Updated: Sunday, May 05, 2013, 21:39

CBI arrested one more accused in the Railway bribery scandal involving Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal`s nephew and a board member, taking the total number of those apprehended to nine.

Rail Budget 2013: Hike in rail freight charges expected to have negative impact

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 17:47

The proposed 5.79 percent hike in rail freight charges is expected to have a negative impact on the margins of the cement industry besides, increasing the cost by up to Rs 4 per bag, according to research firm India Ratings.

Rail Budget 2013: Bansal’s family gives 10/10 for Budget

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 17:38

Coming to the rescue of Bansal, his family unanimously supported the minister’s budget and the slew of measures adopted by the Railways for the current year.

Railways will run helpline for women's security: Pawan kumar Bansal

Last Updated: Monday, February 25, 2013, 19:47

To ensure the security of women in trains, especially to end chain- and purse-snatching incidents, the railways would ensure that no male passenger travels in all-women coaches, he said.

SC quashes graft proceedings against Jaffer Sharief

Last Updated: Friday, November 09, 2012, 11:41

Supreme Court on Friday quashed criminal proceedings against former railway minister C.K. Jaffer Sharief in an alleged case of graft under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Dinesh Trivedi wants resignation order in writing

Last Updated: Saturday, March 17, 2012, 11:44

Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi dared Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee, asking her to give the resignation order in writing, reports said.