Executive lounges to come up at 50 railway stations soon

 To provide a comfortable experience to passengers waiting for their train, executive lounges, offering a range of modern facilities such as TV and Wi-Fi connectivity, will come up at 50 major railway stations across the country.

Train passengers to get baggage insurance soon

IRCTC is planning to offer a new service of 'baggage insurance' for passengers. Under this, a customer will be offered additional services like insurance coverage for baggage while booking e-tickets on the IRCTC website.

Railways examining alternative route between Katra, Banihal

Railways is examining the suggestions of Sreedharan Committee on realignment of route between Katra and Banihal as part of the final leg of the Kashmir rail link project.

Railways, Defence plan strategic infrastructure along border

With China planning to build a rail link between Tibet and Nepal, Indian Railways has decided to provide strategic requirement in infrastructure along the border and is working out the details with Defence Ministry.

Patients to be issued I-card for availing rail concession

With cases of misuse of concession tickets coming to the fore, Railways have decided to undertake a slew of measures including issuing an I-card to patients eligible for benefit to curb revenue leakage.

DNA: Your money may not be safe in banks

Cheating and forgery have led to public and private sector banks losing as much as Rs.27,000 crore cumulatively in the last five years, reveals information obtained by dna under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

Train passengers to now get 'wake-up' call from Railways

Train passengers can now sleep soundly without worrying about missing their station as the Railways has launched a new service which will ensure that they get a "wake-up call" on their mobile phones half-an-hour before the scheduled arrival at their destination.

Case filed against IAS, three others in land transfer case in UP

A senior IAS officer and three others have been booked for allegedly transferring land belonging to Railways to a private company using fake documents.

Get ready to pay more from April 1

Entry tickets to museums, zoo and tiger reserves would become cheaper, while business class air travel, investment in MFs and chit funds would become expensive with some of the service tax proposals announced in the Budget coming into effect from Wednesday.

Indian Railways aims to equip coaches with bio-toilets by 2021

Aiming to eliminate direct discharge toilets from its entire fleet of passenger coaches by 2020-21, Railways has drawn up an action plan to replace them with environment-friendly bio-toilets.

MPs concerned over food in trains, suggest variety of items

 Members in Rajya Sabha on Friday registered their culinary concerns over food supplied in trains suggesting a variety of items for the menu, with the government agreeing that much more needed to be done in this regard.

NGT announces Rs 5,000 fine for littering on railway property

Cracking the whip on those littering on railway platforms and tracks, the National Green Tribunal Wednesday announced a fine of Rs 5,000 on individuals spotted littering or throwing waste on the platforms and tracks.

Naman Ojha to lead MP in T20 Mushtaq Ali Trophy
Naman Ojha to lead MP in T20 Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Top order batsman and wicketkeeper Naman Ojha will lead the Madhya Pradesh in the T20 Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

Theft of passenger belongings on rise in Railways

Despite continuous efforts to curb crime at trains and rail premises, the number of theft cases of train passengers' belongings is on constant rise for the last three years.

Ensure medical facility at suburban stations, Bombay HC tells railways

 The Bombay High Court on Thursday said the railways must take the responsibility of safety of commuters and make available basic medical facility at all suburban stations in the city.

Dispute settlement system must for private participation in rail: Prabhu

 Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday said that he is open to the idea of setting up a dispute redressal mechanism to facilitate the entry of private industry into the sector.

Twenty-seven railway, dam projects awaiting forest clearance in last 3 years: Govt

The government on Thursday said only 29 proposals seeking forest clearances for expansion of railways and construction of dams are pending out of total 137 project proposals received in the last three years.

Rail Budget Special: Top 5 romantic Bollywood songs shot on trains

Rail Budget Special: Top 5 romantic Bollywood songs shot on trains

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Mumbai: The case of Darshana Pawar who falls victim to cop's apathy

Darshana Pawar, aged 29, lost her life because she was hit by a stone while she was on a train, returning home in Mumbai. The tragic incident took place on February 9.