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Indian Railways to make anti-CAA protesters pay Rs. 80 crore

31 Dec 2019

Indian Railways to make anti-CAA protesters pay Rs. 80 crore

Indian Railways isn't letting the vandals, who destroyed its property while protesting against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), go unpunished and plans to make them pay, quite literally.

CAB stir: Paramilitary forces withdrawn from J&K, sent to Assam

11 Dec 2019

CAB stir: Paramilitary forces withdrawn from J&K, sent to Assam

While the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is being debated in the Rajya Sabha today, Assam is burning with hundreds of people taking to streets to protest the proposed amendments.

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway's UNESCO 'World Heritage' status now under threat

14 Jul 2019

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway's UNESCO 'World Heritage' status now under threat

The UNESCO "World Heritage" tag of the 140-year-old Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), also popularly known as the toy train, is under threat due to the Indian authorities' continuing failure to conserve the same.

PM Modi inaugurates Bogibeel bridge, India's longest rail-cum-road bridge

25 Dec 2018

PM Modi inaugurates Bogibeel bridge, India's longest rail-cum-road bridge

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Bogibeel bridge in Assam today, in a bid to commemorate the birth anniversary of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the man who commenced the project.

#AssamTrainBlast: 11 injured in explosion in Kamakhya-Dekargaon Intercity Express

01 Dec 2018

#AssamTrainBlast: 11 injured in explosion in Kamakhya-Dekargaon Intercity Express

As many as 11 people have reportedly been injured in an explosion inside one of the coaches of the Kamakhya-Dekargaon Intercity Express in Assam's Udalguri.

Loco-pilots stop train to let herd of elephants pass by

27 Aug 2018

Loco-pilots stop train to let herd of elephants pass by

Two locomotive pilots Amar Nath Bhagat and Pawan Kumar stopped the train in northern West Bengal for a noble gesture- they allowed a herd of elephants to pass by.

Assam: Two women murdered in  similar manner; lunatic-on-loose?

12 Jul 2018

Assam: Two women murdered in similar manner; lunatic-on-loose?

The deaths of two women within just 36 hours, in Assam, has troubled police authorities.

Railways announces exam details for over 1L vacancies

04 Jul 2018

Railways announces exam details for over 1L vacancies

The Indian Railways has announced exam details for 1.16L posts, for which it has received 2.27cr applications.

Tripura: Flood situation improves, CM orders relief materials for victims

16 Jun 2018

Tripura: Flood situation improves, CM orders relief materials for victims

The overall flood situation has slightly improved in Tripura even as over 40,000 people continue to remain stranded in 189 relief camps.

Train delays will cost Railway officials their promotions: Piyush Goyal

03 Jun 2018

Train delays will cost Railway officials their promotions: Piyush Goyal

In what should come as a relief to railway passengers frustrated by delays in services, trains are now likely to run on time as any deviation from the schedule will cost railway officials their promotions.

Railways: AI to control air circulation in Manipur tunnel

19 May 2018

Railways: AI to control air circulation in Manipur tunnel

For the first time, the railways will use Artificial Intelligence to control air circulation, supervise, and oversee maintenance of work in the 10.28km-long tunnel in Imphal as part of its 110km railway line from Jiribam to Imphal.

Railway manufactures bricks out of waste soil to curb pollution

16 May 2018

Railway manufactures bricks out of waste soil to curb pollution

As a part of its ambitious project to provide Imphal rail connectivity, the railways, in a first, has started producing bricks out of the waste soil in a manufacturing unit in Manipur.

SC/ST protest: About 100 trains affected, routes restored

02 Apr 2018

SC/ST protest: About 100 trains affected, routes restored

More than 100 passenger and mail train services were affected on Monday as protesters squatted on the tracks to enforce an all-India shutdown against the dilution of the SC/ST Act, officials said, adding that the routes were largely restored.

In a first, Indian-Railways appoints all-women team for technical maintenance

09 Mar 2018

In a first, Indian-Railways appoints all-women team for technical maintenance

In its rich 165-year history, the Indian Railways never had a group of women working for technical maintenance of the train coaches, until now.