Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation: News

14 Mar 2024


IRCTC launches Holi-themed NFT tickets for Lucknow-Delhi Tejas trains

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has introduced non-fungible token (NFT) tickets for two Tejas trains operating between Delhi and Lucknow.

22 Feb 2024


IRCTC partners with Swiggy for delivery of pre-ordered meals

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has announced a collaboration with Swiggy to deliver meals to passengers booked through IRCTC's e-catering portal.

18 Dec 2023

Stock Market

IRCTC shares surge over 13%, hit 52-week high

Shares of the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) soared over 13% to Rs. 888 on the BSE, reaching a new 52-week high during Monday's trading session.

14 Dec 2023

Stock Market

IRCTC shares jump 3% to hit 52-week high: Here's why

Shares of IRCTC climbed 3% to hit a new 52-week high of Rs. 799.95 on December 14, as the company announced ambitious expansion plans in the non-railway catering sector across India.

23 Nov 2023


IRCTC's e-ticket booking service down for everyone: Here's why

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Thursday announced technical disruptions in its e-ticket services.

21 Nov 2023

Ministry of Railways

IRCTC jumps nearly 3% as Railway Board approves long-term tenders

Shares of the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) saw a 2.72% jump during Tuesday's trading session, reaching Rs. 720.30 each on BSE.

07 Nov 2023


IRCTC's Q2 net profit rises 30% to Rs. 295 crore

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has announced a net profit of Rs. 294.67 crore for Q2 of FY24.

10 Jul 2023

Indian Railways

You can order food on train using Instagram. Here's how

The Indian Railways is continuously striving to enhance the travel experience for commuters by embracing the latest innovations.

19 Jun 2023

Adani Group

Adani's Trainman acquisition not a threat to IRCTC: Here's why 

Adani Digital Labs, a wholly owned subsidiary of Adani Enterprises, has entered the train ticket booking game.

25 Mar 2023

Tejashwi Yadav

Land-for-jobs scam: Tejashwi Yadav appears before CBI for questioning

After skipping three previous summonses, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday for questioning over his purported connection with the alleged land-for-jobs scam.

11 Mar 2023

Tejashwi Yadav

Land-for-jobs scam: CBI summons RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav for questioning

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) summoned Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday for questioning in the alleged land-for-jobs scam case.

IRCTC scam: ED conducts raids on several locations

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) reportedly raided several locations on Friday concerning the alleged Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) scam. Raids are also underway at Lalu Prasad Yadav's aide and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Syed Abu Dojana's Patna residence.

Land-for-jobs scam: Now, CBI questions Lalu Yadav; daughter alleges harassment

The Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday questioned Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) founder and former Union railways minister Lalu Prasad Yadav at his daughter's Delhi residence in connection with the alleged land-for-jobs scam.

Land-for-jobs scam: CBI questions ex-Bihar CM Rabri Devi in Patna

The Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) began questioning former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi at her residence in Patna, Bihar, in connection with the alleged land-for-jobs scam that took place during 2004-09.

17 Feb 2023

Travel And Tourism

Travel in luxury! Do you know IRCTC offers executive lounges

Ditch the usual rush at railway stations and wait in style at IRCTC's Executive Lounge, offering world-class facilities.

07 Feb 2023


You can now order food on trains through WhatsApp

Indian Railways announced on Monday that railway passengers will be able to book their food online and order them through the Whatsapp number registered on IRCTC.

28 Dec 2022

Indian Railways

Indian Railways data breach: Data of 30mn users on sale

The data of millions of railway passengers are possibly at the mercy of hackers. After targeting AIIMS last month, hackers have reportedly targeted Indian Railways.

01 Jun 2022


Mitali Express: Third India-Bangladesh passenger train flagged off today

Passenger train accessibility between India and Bangladesh advanced on Wednesday, with railway ministers of the two nations virtually inaugurating the New Jalpaiguri-Dhaka Mitali Express, according to a Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) official.

31 May 2022

Indian Railways

IRCTC Q4 results: Net profit up 106%, final dividend announced

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has reported a 105.99% increase in net profit for the quarter ending March 31, 2022. The figure stands at Rs. 213.78 crore, compared to Rs. 103.78 crore in the same quarter last year.

30 Apr 2022

Indian Railways

Agra: Railways seeks shifting of temple; activists threaten mass suicide

Hindu activists have threatened to die by mass suicide after the Indian Railways issued a notice to relocate the 250-year-old Chamunda Devi Temple from Agra's Raja Ki Mandi Railway Station.

29 Apr 2022


Power crisis: Passenger trains canceled to make way for coal

Realizing the intensity of the looming power crisis due to the coal shortage in various thermal plants, Indian Railways has reportedly canceled some passenger trains for quicker transportation of coal.

21 Sep 2021

Tamil Nadu

IRCTC fixes bug after school student raises alarm

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC) fixed a bug on its e-ticketing platform after a plus two lad from Chennai raised an alarm over the presence of Insecure Direct Object References (IDOR), a type of access control vulnerability in the booking site.

17 Jul 2021


IRCTC brings a 'fishy affair' on banks of Rupnarayan river

Monsoon ushers in relief from the hot and humid summers everywhere, and for Bengalis it also brings with it a silver lining on their plates in the form of the delectable Hilsa fish, usually savored steamed, smoked, deep-fried, or with mustard paste.

04 Jan 2021

Indian Railways

IRCTC revamps site and app with various new features

The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the Indian Railways' e-ticketing arm, has upgraded and revamped its website and app to offer a seamless ticket booking experience to passengers.

14 Dec 2020

Narendra Modi

IRCTC sent two crore emails highlighting PM's relationship with Sikhs

Between December 8 and December 12, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) sent out two crore emails to its customers highlighting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's relationship with the Sikh community.

04 Dec 2020


Travel related stocks jump, shares of IRCTC climb by 14%

The shares of IRCTC climbed significantly on Friday with the rise being 14.51% at 3:30 pm, when the markets closed. The price of one share was pegged at Rs. 1,578.00.

19 Nov 2020

Tamil Nadu

IITian, arrested for 'Tatkal' booking app, wants to help IRCTC

Earlier last month, the Railway Police Force had arrested a software developer from his home in Tirupur, Tamil Nadu, for creating two railway ticketing applications.

07 Oct 2020


Now, you can book train tickets on Amazon: Here's how

After buses, flights, and movies, Amazon is expanding into the train ticketing category.

12 May 2020

Piyush Goyal

Know key details about timings as limited trains start today

Starting today, 15 special trains will run across India, almost two months after all rail services were suspended to contain the spread of coronavirus.

11 May 2020

Indian Railways

Bookings for limited trains start today: Guidelines for passengers

Nearly two months after train services were suspended across India, the Railways announced on Sunday that limited trains will run from Tuesday, bookings for which will start at 4 pm today on IRCTC's website.

03 May 2020

Air India

Indians stranded abroad evacuated for free; migrant-workers asked to pay

The Centre on Wednesday allowed inter-state movement of stranded migrant workers via buses. Two days later, special trains were also allowed to ferry the workers.

28 Mar 2020

Indian Railways

Coronavirus: How Railways plans to use train coaches as isolation-wards

With all passenger trains suspended amid a 21-day nationwide lockdown, the Indian Railways has converted a train coach into a prototype isolation ward in New Delhi for patients of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

21 Mar 2020


'Postpone train journeys,' says Railways Ministry amid coronavirus scare

After twelve passengers who recently traveled by two different trains were tested positive for coronavirus, the Railways Ministry has advised people to avoid train journeys.

02 Feb 2020

NITI Aayog

Tata Group among companies interested in running 150 private trains

The Tata Group is among the companies that have indicated an interest in running private trains, Railway Board Chairperson Vinod Kumar Yadav said Saturday.

19 Jan 2020


Falling panels, glitchy screens mar Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas's first commercial run

The much-anticipated Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express took its first commercial run on Sunday, two days after its inaugural run.

11 Jan 2020


#IndianRailways: Now, you can find vacant train seats after chart-preparation

The Indian Railways has introduced a new feature to ensure smooth and hassle-free train travel.

30 Oct 2019


Indian Railways introduces OTP-based refund system for canceled tickets

In a bid to make refunds more transparent and customer-friendly for passengers, the Indian Railways has introduced a new, One Time Password (OTP)-based refund system for canceled e-tickets and for fully wait-listed dropped tickets.

21 Oct 2019


Reliance Jio Diwali Offer: Gift a JioPhone for Rs. 699

If you are looking to gift someone a JioPhone, now might be the best time. As part of a limited-time Diwali festive offer, Reliance Jio is offering its popular 4G-enabled feature phone at a special price of Rs. 699.

15 Oct 2019


Here's how Aadhaar can come handy in emergency situations

With a plethora of government services linked with your Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

03 Oct 2019


IRCTC: Here's how you can book up to 12 tickets/month

In a bid to facilitate online bookings for frequent travelers and to further push Aadhaar usage, the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) offers the facility to book as many as 12 tickets in a month (extended from normal limit of 6 tickets), through its website and app, if you've duly linked your account with Aadhaar.

01 Oct 2019

Reliance Jio

Jio Phone available for Rs. 699 during festive season

Jio Phone, the smart feature phone from Reliance Jio will become more affordable this festive season.

19 Sep 2019


Things to know about Tejas Express, India's first private train

Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express, India's first private train, to be run by Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is set to become operational from October 4.

01 Sep 2019


Indian Railways: E-tickets to get costlier as service charge restored

In what might come as a disappointment to passengers, e-tickets booked through Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) are set to get costlier, starting from today, ie. September 1.

03 Aug 2019


Truecaller reads your SMSes to determine if you need loan

Swedish caller-ID giant Truecaller is facing major privacy-related debacles one after the other.

23 Jul 2019


Indian Railways: All major concession rules explained

The Indian Railways offers concessions on tickets for people belonging to certain specified categories.