Nitish Kumar flays Modi govt for announcing rail hike before budget

Former Railway Minister and JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Friday criticised Narendra Modi government for promoting a "bad tradition" of announcing hike in Railway fare and freight before presentation of Railway budget in Parliament.

By dusting open reports, Gowda can tackle the issue of Railway ‘safety’ with ‘speed’

The new railway minister D V Sadananda Gowda has identified safety as the top most priority. He is neither the first nor would be the last railway minister to pick safety as the key agenda.

Will request Sreedharan to be part of expert team: Gowda

Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda today said he would constitute an expert team to guide him in the functioning of the department and would request `Metro Man` E Sreedharan to be part of it.

Railway Minister`s brother is Station Master

DV Suresh Gowda, a railway station master in Karnataka, is the younger sibling of Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda and he wants his brother to improve railway system in the State, especially Dakshina Kannada region.

Safety a priority, says new Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda

Safety is of "utmost importance", said DV Sadananda Gowda who took charge Tuesday as the Railway Minister.

Railways advocate need for new technology to check fire mishaps

Acquiring new technology and upgrading design and manufacturing technologies to reduce fire mishaps in trains is the need of the hour, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge said.

Mumbai-Dehradun Express fire: Railway Minister expresses grief, announces compensation

Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday expressed grief over the death of passengers in the fire mishap on board the Mumbai-Dehradun Express and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the next of kin of those killed.

Short-circuit could have triggered Bangalore-Nanded Express fire: Kharge

A short circuit could have caused the fire in the AC coach of Bangalore-Nanded Express that has left 23 people dead, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge said on Saturday, citing preliminary reports.

HC issues notice to Railways on sports quota recruitment

The Bombay High Court has issued notices to the Railway Minister and the senior personnel officer of South East Central Railway seeking reply on a petition regarding sports quota recruitment.

Railway clarifies MOS comments on Bihar train accident

A day after Nitish angrily reacted to comments of Adhir Ranjan Chaudhury, the Railway put onus on media for "misunderstanding" the minister`s remarks.

Railway bribery scam: CBI faces court`s ire for discrimination

Court pulled CBI for discriminating in arresting accused, who include former Railway Minister PK Bansal`s nephew, in Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case, saying it was "very disheartening".

Court takes cognisance of charge sheet: Railway bribery case

A Delhi court on Thursday took cognisance of CBI`s charge sheet filed in railway bribery case.

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.

Mallikarjun Kharge, the sixth Railway Minister in four years

Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday became the sixth Railway Minister in four years as Rail Bhavan appears to have become jinxed in the UPA-II.

China`s former railway minister stands trial

China`s former railway minister Liu Zhijun stood trial in a court here Sunday on charges of bribery and abuse of power.

Slow rise, fast fall for Pawan Kumar Bansal

Pawan Kumar Bansal had a certain image of "Mr Clean" and was known for being meticulous in work.

Will not tolerate corruption: Congress

Amid intense speculation over the fate of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, the Congress Friday said it would not tolerate corruption.

Embattled Pawan Kumar Bansal seeks divine intervention

Facing difficult times, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Friday sought divine intervention by conducting a `pooja` at his official residence before going to office after a day`s gap.

Ministers Pawan Kumar Bansal, Ashwani Kumar quit; resignations forwarded to Prez

Under fire Union ministers Ashwani Kumar and Pawan Kumar Bansal resigned from their posts on Friday evening.

CBI likely to question Railway Board members, Chairman

CBI is likely to question Railway Board members, including its Chairman, in connection with the Rs 10 crore bribery scandal.