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Govt allays fears over FDI in Railways

Govt allays fears over FDI in Railways

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 23:25

Describing the PPP mode as a necessity, Government on Tuesday allayed apprehensions over allowing FDI in the Railways and said it will help big ticket projects like high-speed corridors and freight corridors.

NDA ally RPI(A) demands cut in rail fares

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:35

Government should consider reducing the rail passenger fares as they were on the higher side, an NDA constituent said in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.

Govt looking at stake sale in Rail infra companies

Govt looking at stake sale in Rail infra companies

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 14:33

The move will help such companies to get listed on stock exchanges as well as raise funds for exchequer.

FDI in Railways: Cabinet likely to take decision this week

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 11:21

The Cabinet note has already been sent to the Cabinet Secretariat and a decision on the proposal is likely this week, sources said.

“Premium Trains” put Rlys on dynamic tariff track on busy routes

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 09:15

Indian Railway has quietly but surely set itself on the course of completely market driven tariffs on select busy routes and none seems to be complaining!

Railways has 47,336 hectare vacant land

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 14:46

Gowda said encroachments cause bottlenecks and safety hazards in train operations and difficulties in track maintenance.

Freight traffic up by over 4%

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 17:41

Railways transported 87.14 MT freight in June this year as against 84.95 MT carried by it during the same period last year, showing an increase of 2.58 percent, the data revealed.

Gorakhdham Express collision due to `failure of equipment`

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 15:31

Railways Friday conceded that the Gorakhdham Express mishap on May 26 which claimed lives of 29 passengers, was caused due to `failure of the equipment`.

Economic Survey 203-14: FDI in railways should be examined carefully, quickly

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:15

Noting that FDI and privatisation in railway sector could be the next big ticket reforms, the Economic Survey today said the government's proposal to relax FDI in railways should be examined carefully and quickly.

Analysts welcome rail budget, but frown at missing details

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 17:03

It is a budget "high on promises but low on design," the agency said.

New Railway Budget fuels criticism from all corners

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 12:16

New railway budget fuelled criticism from various parties here on Wednesday.

Rail Budget disappointing: Naresh Agarwal

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 10:51

Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal on Wednesday said that the Railway Budget has been very disappointing.