Congress workers stage `rail roko` in Maharashtra against fare hike

Congress workers staged a `rail roko` in various parts of Maharashtra, excluding Mumbai, to protest the train fare hike.

NDA government shouldn`t increase price of gas: Subramanian Swamy

Finding faults with the NDA government`s move to hike LPG prices by Rs 5 due to spurt in crude oil price in international market, the BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday said that the decision will be unfortunate and shouldn`t be implemented.

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.

Trinamool Congress to hit the streets against rail fare hike today

West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress will hit the streets from Monday in protest against the recent hike in train fares.

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.

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.

Kerala reacts angrily to hike in railway fares

Barring the BJP, all political parties in Kerala were up in arms against the hike in railway fares and freight charges announced by the NDA government Friday.

Sadananda Gowda clarifies Modi govt`s move to hike rail passenger fare

After the hike in railway passenger fare by 14 percent, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda clarified the move by the Central government saying he was forced to implement the order of interim budget which was done by the previous government.

Row erupts over Mumbai Metro Rail fare

Maharashtra`s first Metro Rail, scheduled to be inaugurated here Sunday, has become embroiled in a controversy over a proposed hike in passenger fares.

Mayawati terms rail fare hike as `anti-people`

Terming the hike in rail fares as "anti-people", former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday demanded its immediate rollback.

Karuna gives guarded reaction to rail fare hike

DMK President M Karunanidhi, whose
party is a key partner in the UPA, on Wednesday gave a guarded
reaction to the hike in the passenger fare in the railway
budget.

Left says Rail Budget a ‘fraud on the people’

Left parties said Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi`s announcements of completing the pending projects showed "gimmicks and a fraud" on the people.