Andhra Pradesh MPs demand new trains, better facilities

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.

Rail Budget 2015 likely to be low on expectations

Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu may abandon the populist path in Rail Budget 2015, to bring in fundamental changes in the manner in which Indian Railways operates.

Odisha CM seeks more allocation for state in rail budget

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure allocation of a sizable amount of revenue generated from Odisha in the next rail budget for expanding rail infrastructure in the state.

Gowda to consider Jharkhand's demand for more trains

Union minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Thursday assured that he will consider Jharkhand's demand for more trains in the next rail budget as the Railways earn a lot of freight revenue from the state.

Rail budget an `ill-prepared` document, says Congress in LS

Government came under attack in the Lok Sabha over proposals in its maiden Railway budget, with Congress describing it as an "ill-prepared" document containing "wild dreams".

Trinamool Congress has right to protest against insult to Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday that it was their democratic right to voice protest against `deprivation and insult` to her state.

Disappointment in Tripura over rail budget

Political parties in Tripura criticised the central government for neglecting the state in the rail budget and accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of appeasing the corporate sector.

Bullet train not feasible in India: Nitish Kumar

Former Railway minister and JD-U leader Nitish Kumar said that bullet trains, proposed in this year`s Railway budget, were not feasible in the country, though the concept sounded very impressive.

Naidu asks parties to maintain decorum in Parliament

Taking exception to TMC disrupting the proceedings in the Lok Sabha over Rail budget, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu appealed to all political parties to maintain decency and decorum in the House.

BJD holds protests against Rail Budget

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Wednesday organised demonstrations across Odisha against the central government for neglecting the state the rail budget.

Congress uproar in Rajya Sabha over alleged leakage of Rail Budget

Congress created uproar in Rajya Sabha over the alleged leakage of Rail Budget and forced two adjournments during Question Hour on the issue.

Youth Congress protests against Railway Budget

Youth Congress workers staged a protest against the 2014-15 railway budget proposals here on Wednesday, criticizing the government for the hike in rail fares.

Rail Budget disappointing: Naresh Agarwal

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

NDA govt doing everything to `appease capitalists`: Congress

Congress on Tuesday latched on to the rail budget to claim there was a "capitalist" tilt to the functioning of the Narendra Modi government and that it was bent upon privatising the railways.

Rail budget disappointing for Uttarakhand: Congress

Terming the rail budget as extremely disappointing for Uttarakhand, Congress on Tuesday slammed the Centre for not making any provisions in it for the hill state.

Railways being sold to corporates: CPI(M)

Criticising the Railway budget presented on Tuesday, the CPI(M) said that the Centre was trying to sell off the Railways to the corporates and foreign powers in the name of introduction of FDI.

Gujarat CM Anandi Patel welcomes Rail Budget

Terming it as "development-oriented", Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Tuesday welcomed the railway budget.

DPCC chief, Congress workers booked for protest at Sadananda Gowda`s residence

Delhi Police on Tuesday registered an FIR against local Congress members after they held a protest outside Rail Minister Sadananda Gowda`s residence here against the railway budget.

Prithviraj Chavan slams rail budget, says Centre apathetic to Maharashtra

Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday said that rail budget has completely let down Maharashtra and that he was feeling "terribly disappointed" by the "apathy" of Centre towards the state.

Rail Budget lacks vision, has nothing for poor: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday slammed the railway budget, saying it lacks vision and offers nothing for the poor.