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No hike in rail fares this year: Kharge

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 21:07

There would be no increase in train fares during the 2013-14 fiscal despite rising diesel price, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge said Monday.

Railways to decide on possible passenger fare hike in October

Last Updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 14:16

A decision on possible hike in passenger fares will be taken by the Railways in October when it will review the fuel adjustment component (FAC) in the wake of rising fuel and energy cost.

BJP demands roll back of rail passenger fare hike

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 19:22

Accusing the government of raising rail fares through back door, the Opposition on Thursday demanded 21 per cent roll back of the passenger fare hike announced ahead of the rail budget.

Another rail fare hike soon?

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 10:31

Railway minister last October, had announced about 21% hike in passenger fares across-the-board last month.

Another rail fare hike soon?

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 10:31

Railway minister last October, had announced about 21% hike in passenger fares across-the-board last month.

Rail fare hike comes into effect; focus on safety, amenities

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 09:20

The fare hike is expected to mop up an additional Rs 6,600 crore annually for the government. This is the first increase in rail fares in a decade's time as the last was during Nitish Kumar's tenure as railway minister.

Chidambaram justifies rail fare hike

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 18:35

Chidambaram also sought to make light the opposition criticism of the decision saying it was fairgame for them to oppose the fare hike for the sake of opposition.

Fares hike necessary to bring railways back on track: Industry

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 21:50

The industry Wednesday said it is necessary to bring the Railways back on track and hike in rail fares would result into more safety measures and better services to passengers.

Left parties slam hike in rail fares, demand rollback

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 21:35

Left parties slammed the government`s decision to hike rail fares, calling it "unjustified" and demanded a rollback in fares for non-AC travel.

Rail fares hiked across all passenger classes after 10 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 09:10

Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Wednesday effected an across-the-board hike in fares of all classes from midnight of January 21 to net an additional Rs 6,600 crore a year, the first such increase in a decade.

Cong backs hike in rail fares

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 19:37

Congress backed the hike in rail fares in the railway budget saying it was "very minor" and necessary in view of the increase in fuel prices.