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Rail Budget 2014: Mamata criticises NDA govt, terms BJP-TMC scuffle unfortunate

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 18:03

West Bengal Chief Minister and former railway minister Mamata Banerjee came down heavily on the Narendra Modi-led NDA government on Tuesday for not providing enough facilities to Bengal in the Rail Budget 2014, saying that the exercise had `neglected and humiliated` her state completely.

Rail budget 2014-15: Challenges before the Modi government

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 14:46

Just as the General Budget, the Rail Bugdet too will be keenly watched by experts and the country as a whole.

Railways advocate need for new technology to check fire mishaps

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 17:39

Acquiring new technology and upgrading design and manufacturing technologies to reduce fire mishaps in trains is the need of the hour, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge said.

Cold eases slightly, fog continues to trouble north

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 21:11

Minimum temperatures registered a dip, bringing slight respite from mounting cold in north India where dense fog continued to throw normal life out of gear, hitting air and rail traffic.

Railways to take steps to prevent fall in passenger booking

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 16:16

Worried over decline in passenger bookings, cash-strapped railways have initiated steps like intensified checking against ticketless travel.

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.

Railways enter one billion plus club in freight loading

Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 23:14

With the loading target exceeding 1007 million tonnes (MT) by the end of March, Railways today entered the select group of billion plus club in freight movement with China, Russia and USA.

Disappointed with rail budget: Kerala minister

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 18:04

Aryadan Mohammed, Kerala minister for railways, Tuesday said he was disappointed as the state was expecting to get more than what was offered in the railway budget presented in the Lok Sabha.

Fact sheet on Indian Railways, world`s fourth largest network

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 17:59

The Indian Railways not just runs the world`s fourth largest railroad network but is also among the largest employers.

Nitish Kumar dubs Rail Budget `disappointing`

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 17:50

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday described the Rail Budget as "disappointing" and alleged that while Congress ruled states were given sops, other states including Bihar have been neglected.

Bhupinder Singh Hooda hails Railway budget

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 17:42

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

Rail Budget will increase burden on common man: Opposition

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 17:13

The Opposition on Tuesday slammed the Rail Budget for increasing the burden on the common man, with BJP terming it as "pedestrian" and "discriminatory" while Left said it does not give any hope on railways` future.