Congress demands Mamata Banerjee's resignation

With allegations surfacing that Saradha Group was favoured in getting a contract from IRCTC, a railway catering and tourism wing, State Congress president Adhir Chowdhury on Thursday demanded that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee resign from her post till Saradha probe was over.

Railway Ministry joins Facebook, Twitter

On the eve of Rail Budget, the Railway Ministry on Monday launched its official Twitter account and Facebook page in a bid to disseminate information quickly.

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.

Telangana govt plans to set up tribal, horticulture varsities

The Telangana government plans to establish tribal and horticulture universities, cotton and silk hub, and pursue with the Railway Ministry to set up a coach factory in Kazipet.

Action plan to prevent train accidents due to fractured rail

The Railway Ministry has drawn up an action plan to prevent mishaps like the Gorakhdham Express accident on May 26 which resulted from fractured rail.

Timing of Kolkata Metro services extended

The Kolkata Metro announced extension of timing of services from 6.45 am till 10.45 pm from March 25.

NHRC issues notice to Railway Ministry

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the railway ministry on the toilet system in trains that leads to open defecation, a petitioner said Monday.

PDP presses govt for starting Poonch-Rajouri rail link project

Slamming Omar Abdullah government for not being able to convince Railway Ministry to start work on Rajouri-Poonch rail link, PDP threatened to launch mass movement to force government to start work.

Deora seeks Kharge`s intervention over safety on Mumbai locals

Alarmed at a 16-year-old girl losing her arms after she slipped from a crowded Mumbai local at suburban Ghatkopar station here, Union Minister Milind Deora has urged the Railway Ministry to urgently look into safety of train commuters and take strong measures to prevent such mishaps.

Railway archers likely to be allowed to take part in AAI meets

The Railway Ministry is likely to allow its archers to participate in national meets conducted by Archery Association of India (AAI).

56 special trains to clear festive rush

In order to clear the extra rush during the festive season, Railways have pressed into service more than 50 special trains.

About Rs 5 cr penalty realised from ticketless rail passengers

Railways has realised nearly Rs 5 crore as penalty from ticketless travellers this month.

CBI books RITES engineer for alleged fraud

The CBI has booked an engineer of RITES, a Railway Ministry enterprise, for allegedly cheating and causing a loss for over Rs 21 lakh to the exchequer.

Graft complaints on the rise in railways

The complaints of irregularities in Railways are on the rise despite its claims of having a robust vigilance organisation.

Railways off the track: Time to say good bye to populism?

The pursuit of populism has come at the cost of railway’s modernisation plans.

Kapil Sibal gets Law Ministry, CP Joshi takes over Railways

Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal has been allotted the additional charge of the Law Ministry.

Bribery scandal: Bansal`s office under CBI scanner

Preliminary investigations into the probe of the Railway bribery scandal are leading to the office of the Railway Minister.

`Railway Ministry bends rules for postings of senior officers`

Claiming that recent bribery allegation in Railways is nothing new, Federation of Railway Officers` Association has written a letter to the Cabinet Secretary.

Railgate: Sonia meets PM as BJP adamant on resignations

The opposition BJP on Tuesday stalled both Houses of Parliament demanding the resignations of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal.