In the wake of a physically challenged man being "thrashed" by RPF personnel at Howrah station near Kolkata, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said serious action would be taken against them if they misbehaved with passengers.
Women travelling in trains can now hope for safer trips with Railways today saying it would introduce an all India helpline for them to send an alarm to the nearest railway station in times of distress.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday asked Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to explore the possibility of introducing staggered work hours for office-goers in Mumbai, which he said will reduce the peak hour rush in suburban trains.
Andhra Pradesh parliamentarians sought better connectivity between Rayalaseema districts and the new capital around Vijayawada in their meeting with the South Central Railways (SCR) General Manager here.
Border Road Organisation (BRO) will be brought fully under the Defence Ministry and non-sensitive roads in border areas will be handed over to the National Highways Authority of India, said Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said that the benefit of Central and state governments' welfare programmes is not reaching the poor families and advocated convergence of all schemes for development of the society.
New Delhi: Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said the Railways, being one of the largest consumers of energy, has decided to diversify its energy portfolio and align with the Central Government's policy of using green energy.
Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday submitted the reports of the Advisory Group for Integrated Development of Power, Coal, and Renewable Energy to Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal, and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal. The report covers the contemporary issues and challenges in respect of the the latter's ministries.