Government should consider reducing the rail passenger fares as they were on the higher side, an NDA constituent said in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.
Accusing the government of raising rail fares through back door, the Opposition on Thursday demanded 21 per cent roll back of the passenger fare hike announced ahead of the rail budget.
Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Kerala on Wednesday came out strongly against the Centre`s decision to hike railway fares.
Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee stuck a reconciliatory tone on Monday on the issue of rail fare hike.
Congress backed the hike in rail fares in the railway budget saying it was "very minor" and necessary in view of the increase in fuel prices.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai