Rajdhani Express accident: Rail police, Railway at loggerhead over running of pilot engine

The railway police and the East Central Railway were on Thursday at loggerheads over not running a pilot engine ahead of Rajdhani Express which derailed at Chapra.

Railways had intelligence about possible Maoist attack in Bihar

Railway Ministry had intelligence inputs about a possible Maoist attack on rail properties in Tirhut and Saran regions of Bihar, a senior RPF official claimed.

Rudy briefs PM about Rajdhani mishap; hints at Maoist hand

Senior BJP leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy Wednesday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the derailment of the Dibrugarh-bound Rajdhani Express in Bihar, while later stating that it could be the handiwork of Maoists.

West Bengal protests rail fare hike

Protests erupted in West Bengal Wednesday as the hiked passenger fares and freight charges of the Indian Railways imposed by the Narendra Modi-led government came into effect during the day.

Lalu blames Railways for Rajdhani Express accident

Former Railway Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Wednesday blamed railway officials for the mishap involving the Dibrugarh-bound Rajdhani Express that left four passengers dead.

Rajdhani Express derailment: Railway suspects `sabotage`

Railway on Wednesday suspected "sabotage" by Maoists behind the derailment of Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express at Golden Ganj station near Chapra in Bihar as there was a blast on the track.

Bombay HC to hear two PILs against rail fare hike

The Bombay High Court will, Tuesday, hear two public interest suits challenging the steep increase in suburban railway fares announced by the Centre last week.

Rail fare hike: BJP, Sena MPs from Maharashtra meet Gowda

Worried over the possible adverse political fallout of the steep hike in rail fares, BJP and Shiv Sena MPs from Maharashtra met Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda.

WB BJP defends rail fare hike

The BJP state leadership on Monday defended the recent rail fare hike by saying the move taken to bring the Railways out from its poor condition.

Mamata Banerjee demands rollback of rail fare hike

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee demanded rollback of the "unprecedented, anti-people" rail fare hike considering the problems faced by common people.

Congress, SP workers stop trains, submit memos against rail fare hike

Intensifying their protest against the hike in rail fare, Congress and Samajwadi Party workers on Sunday stopped several trains across Uttar Pradesh and submitted memorandums demanding immediate rollback of the increase.

Manish Tewari wants government to take responsibility for their decisions

Congress leader Manish Tewari on Saturday said that if the NDA government had taken a decision over railway fares, then they must take the responsibility for it and stop blaming the UPA for everything.

Opposition parties slam rail fare hike, demand rollback

The decision of the Narendra Modi government to increase rail fares and freight charges has led to protests in several parts of the country.

BJP leaders term rail fare hike a strong and effective measure

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Siddharth Nath Singh defended the rail fare hike, calling it a strong and effective measure to counter Congress` failure.

Rail fare hike an anti-people measure: D Raja

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Saturday condemned the central government`s decision to hike rail fares and demanded an immediate rollback.

Digvijay Singh slams Modi govt over rail fare hike, says `Ab ki bar Double Speak Sarkar`

Slamming Narendra Modi government over the steep railway hike, Congress accused it of "double speak" (double speak sarkar) and demanded immediate rollback of the fare and freight revision.

Only a strong govt can take unpopular decisions: Kiran Bedi on rail fare hike

Shortly after Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government on Friday raised the railway passenger fares by 14.2 percent in all classes and freight charge by 6.5 percent, former IPS officer and social activist Kiran Bedi applauded the move saying raising rail fare is like biting the bullet, only a strong government can take unpopular decisions.

Ruckus at Old Delhi station over late arrival of train

A large number of passengers of Shamli-Delhi passenger created a ruckus at Old Delhi Railway Station on Thursday evening over later arrival of the train, injuring some persons including its driver.

CCTV cameras to be installed in trains in new coaches: Report

Indian railway authorities are planning to install CCTV cameras in new coaches in order to make the passengers more secure, as per reports.

By dusting open reports, Gowda can tackle the issue of Railway ‘safety’ with ‘speed’

The new railway minister D V Sadananda Gowda has identified safety as the top most priority. He is neither the first nor would be the last railway minister to pick safety as the key agenda.