Railgate: Pawan Bansal seeks exemption on health ground

Former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who was summoned as a witness in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case, on Tuesday sought exemption from personal appearance on health grounds before a special court.

Mumbai Metro finally set to roll; gets Railway Board`s permission

The much-awaited Versova-Andheri- Ghatkopar phase of the Mumbai metro rail has cleared the last hurdle, with the Railway Board giving the permission to start commercial operations to the operator, Anil Ambani-led Mumbai Metro One.

Railgate: Key accused seeks quashing of FIR, cognisance order

Suspended Railway Board member Mahesh Kumar, a key accused in the Rs 10 crores cash-for-post railway bribery case, has moved the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of the trial court`s order taking cognisance of CBI`s charge sheet saying the Centre`s approval was not obtained prior to initiating the probe against him.

Railway Board pays Rs 5 L to alleged rape victim

The Railway Board has paid Rs 5 lakh compensation to an alleged victim of rape by a constable of Railway Protection Force at New Delhi Railway Station in September last year after the National Human Rights Commission rejected its contention that it was not liable in the case.

Radia tapes not restricted to 2G spectrum alone: SC

Scrutiny of the tapped conversations of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with influential people has revealed that they were not restricted to 2G spectrum alone and "throw light on different" spheres including, recruitment of members in Railway Board, the Supreme Court said on Friday.

One month extension for Arunendra Kumar as CRB

Railway Board member Arunendra Kumar, holding the additional charge of Chairman for the past three months, will continue to do so for another month.

Gupta writes to Rly board seeking better rail facilities in MP

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Umashankar Gupta has written a letter to Railway Board Chairman Arunendra Kumar asking to provide proper railway facilities to people of Bhopal.

Railgate: Bansal`s nephew denied bail

Delhi court dismissed bail plea of former Railway Minister PK Bansal`s nephew Vijay Singla, suspended Railway Board Member Mahesh Kumar and 5 others in Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case.

Railgate: Bansal`s nephew, 6 others sent to JC

A Delhi court on Thursday extended till July 19 the judicial custody of suspended Railway Board member Mahesh Kumar and Vijay Singla.

Setting up of RTA a priority for Railways: Arunendra Kumar

Pushing its reform agenda, Railways has expedited the process for setting up a Rail Tariff Authority (RTA) and is awaiting the inter-ministerial response on it.

Railway Member (Mechanical) given additional charge of Chairman

Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge had said that steps were being taken to fill vacant posts in the board.

`Rly Board members to be appointed after CVC nod`

Steps are being taken to fill up the vacant posts at the Railway Board in which members getting clearance from CVC will be handed charge accordingly, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge said on Friday.

Kharge to give priority on filling up Railway Board vacancies

Filling up of vacancies in Railway Board will be the top priority of new Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge.

Preliminary trials of anti-collision system successful: Mittal

Preliminary field trials of Train Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) in South Central Railways have been successful, Chairman Railway Board Vinnay Mittal said on Monday.

CBI complains against former RPF officer

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has written to the Railway Board against a retired RPF officer for allegedly occupying three official accommodations in alleged violation of service rules.

Decision likely on Bansal after polling in Karnataka

The government is expected to take a decision on Pawan Kumar Bansal after the polling for the Karnataka Assembly elections get over on Sunday.

CBI gets remand of Rly board member in graft case

A special court granted the CBI two days` transit remand of a Member of the Railway Board in an alleged graft case involving Railway Minister P K Bansal`s nephew.

Railway Board rolls back circular on `Tatkal` ticket holders

The Railway Board has rolled back a circular under which `Tatkal` ticket holders were given priority while clearing waiting lists over normal reservation ticket holders.

Railways yet to formulate policy to curb pollution

Comptroller and Auditor General has found that the Railways is yet to formulate comprehensive guidelines for handling and transportation of bulk commodities which are pollution intensive.

Roadmap for preventing rail mishaps: Roy

Railway Minister Mukul Roy on Wednesday asked the Railway Board to prepare a detailed roadmap to prevent train mishaps.