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Rail Budget 2015

Priority is to gift 'Achhe din' to low-income group of India: Suresh Prabhu

In an exclusive interview with Zee Business Editor Amish Devgan, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu talks about Rail Budget, infrastructure and the vision forward.

Mar 30, 2015, 21:02 PM IST

Rs 8.5 lakh cr to be pumped into Railways over 5 years: Suresh Prabhu

Laying emphasis on capacity expansion, decongestion of network and passenger safety, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Tuesday said a massive Rs 8.5 lakh crore would be pumped in over the next five years to make it a viable organisation and bring back the road traffic.

Mar 17, 2015, 19:14 PM IST

LS passes Rail Budget; Govt wants a massive hike in investment

The Rail Budget for 2015-16 was passed by the Lok Sabha Thursday with Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu making a strong pitch for a massive hike in investment for the Railways.

Mar 12, 2015, 22:03 PM IST

Parliament to discuss rail, general budgets next week

 Financial business, including a discussion on the railway and general budgets for 2015-16, and consideration and passing of the bills to replace the ordinances will be the main issues before both houses of parliament next week.

Mar 07, 2015, 22:38 PM IST

'Dispute settlement system must for pvt participation in rail'

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today 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.

Mar 01, 2015, 17:29 PM IST

Rail stocks pick up steam after budget

In step with overall buoyant trend, share prices of companies that cater to the railway sector Friday saw huge buying, surging in range of 2-11 percent after a poor show on Rail Budget day.

Feb 27, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

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Feb 27, 2015, 10:54 AM IST

Rail Budget 2015: Overview and Highlights

ailway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday spared passengers from any hike in fares but made changes in freight rates to rake in more money while ruling out privatisation.

Feb 27, 2015, 10:09 AM IST

Rail budget 2015: Now book your train tickets 120 days in advance

The Indian Railways is also introducing ‘Operation Five Minutes’ to ensure that a passenger travelling unreserved can purchase a ticket within five minutes.

Feb 27, 2015, 10:04 AM IST

Rail Budget 2015: Suresh Prabhu nailed the speech, now for implementation

"Actions speak louder than words."

Feb 27, 2015, 00:22 AM IST

Railway Budget lacks vision, offers nothing to 'aam aadmi': AAP

AAP on Thursday said that the NDA government's Railway Budget "lacks vision" and has nothing in it for the "aam aadmi" even as it claimed that the key problems affecting the public transporter had not been dealt with in it.

Feb 26, 2015, 23:52 PM IST

DNA special edition: Analysis of Rail Budget 2015

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Feb 26, 2015, 23:36 PM IST

DNA special edition: Analysis of Rail Budget 2015- Part II

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Feb 26, 2015, 23:32 PM IST

PPP policy must change to attract investment in railways: Minister

Acknowledging that Railways is in "trouble", Union Minister Suresh Prabhu today said public-private-partnership policy must change to attract investment for capacity building.

Feb 26, 2015, 23:14 PM IST

CPI(M), CITU describe railway budget as regressive

 CPI(M) on Thursday said the Railway budget 2015-16 was "high on hyperbole but low on content" and will not bring the promised good days for the poor.

Feb 26, 2015, 22:55 PM IST

ICC welcomes proposals for Northeast in Rail Budget

The Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) welcomed Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu's announcement that the ongoing projects in the Northeastern states would receive a major thrust.

Feb 26, 2015, 22:47 PM IST

Railway finances will be hard-pressed in near future: White Paper

Indian Railways' finances will be hard-pressed in the near future with the anticipated increase in committed expenditures, according to a White Paper on the national transporter tabled by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in Parliament Thursday.

Feb 26, 2015, 22:34 PM IST

Kerala leaders term railway budget as disappointing

Kerala on Thursday termed as "disappointing" and "hopeless", the first full-fledged railway budget by BJP-led NDA Government, saying it offered nothing to meet the state's long-pending demands.

Feb 26, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

Lower diesel prices among reasons behind no hike in rail fares

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Thursday said decline in prices of diesel, a major source of fuel for railways, is one of the reasons behind the government's decision not to hike passenger fares.

Feb 26, 2015, 21:48 PM IST

Now, book your rail ticket 4 months in advance

Now you will be able to book your rail ticket four months in advance instead of two months at present.

Feb 26, 2015, 21:46 PM IST