NDA govt had `guts` to implement rail fare hike: Gowda

Facing attack over recent hike in rail fare and freight, Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda today said the NDA government had the "guts" to implement the proposal over which the UPA had developed cold feet.

Revoke hike for suburban trains in Delhi-NCR: Congress

Congress MP and the party`s whip in Lok Sabha, Deepinder Singh Hooda, on Monday asked the NDA government to roll back the rail fare hike for suburban trains for daily passengers in Delhi-NCR in the same way as it was done for Mumbai.

UDF, LDF join in slamming Modi Govt over price hike

Ruling Congress-led UDF and the opposition LDF in Kerala on Wednesday made a scathing attack on Narendra Modi government at the Centre over hike in rail fare.

TN Cong workers stage protest against rail fare hike

The Tamil Nadu unit of the Congress today staged statewide protests demanding rollback of the recent hike in railway fares announced by the Centre.

TMC to continue anti-fare hike stir till roll-back

The Trinamool Congress, which is the the fourth largest party in the Lok Sabha, today said it would continue its protest till the Centre rolled back the hike in rail fare entirely and also rail freight.

Congress, BSP activists hold protests against railway fare hike

Congress and BSP activists today held protest demonstrations at different places in Jammu against the railway fare hike by the Union government.

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.

Maharashtra Congress to press ahead with rail-roko, demands full rollback

Maharashtra Congress on Tuesday night said that it would continue its protest until the Union Government rolls back the railway fare hike entirely.

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.

Delhi Congress leaders protest against railway fare hike

Continuing protest against hike in railway fare and freight charges, Delhi Congress leaders on Monday held a demonstration in the city.

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 fare hike roll-back, TMC men paralyse traffic

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday termed the hike in rail fares as "unprecedented and anti-people" and demanded its roll back in the interest of common people.

Congress plans rail blockade in Maharashtra against fare hike

Maharashtra unit of the Congress will organise a rail blockade across the state Wednesday to protest the recent hike in railway passenger fares and freight rates, its chief said Monday.

BJP ally Shiv Sena slams rail fare hike, calls for rollback

BJP ally Shiv Sena has slammed the Narendra Modi government`s move to hike rail fares, saying the move will increase burden on Mumbaikars and local train passengers will suffer badly.

Trinamool to hit the streets Monday against rail fare hike

After the opposition Congress and the CPI-M, West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress would hit the streets from Monday in protest against the hike in train fares.

Fare hike inevitable for railway`s survival: Nitin Gadkari

Amid protests by major opposition parties against steep hike in rail fare and freight rates, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said the decision was "inevitable" for the survival of the railways considering its mounting losses.

Trinamool Congress to hit the streets on Monday against rail fare hike

After the opposition Congress and the CPI-M, West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress would hit the streets from Monday in protest against the hike in train fares.

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.

Would urge PM to roll back rail fare hike: Uddhav Thackeray

Terming the train fare hike as "shocking", Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today said he will speak to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and request him to roll it back.

Two cops removed over clash between SP, BJP workers

An SHO and a Sub Inspector were removed by the UP police after BJP alleged that they remained mute spectator to the clash that broke out between workers of the saffron party and ruling SP during a protest over rail fare hike.