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Parliament canteen's subsidy ends; non-veg buffet now costs Rs. 700

28 Jan 2021

Parliament canteen's subsidy ends; non-veg buffet now costs Rs. 700

Ahead of the Budget session, the Parliament has ended subsidies on the food in the canteen. Food in the Parliament canteen has been a contentious subject for many years as the menu offered meals at throwaway prices.

Indian Railways' summer special trains: Timings and routes

03 May 2019

Indian Railways' summer special trains: Timings and routes

The demand for railway reservations during the summer season increases.

Amid hostilities, Pakistan suspends Samjhauta Express, passengers stranded in Lahore

28 Feb 2019

Amid hostilities, Pakistan suspends Samjhauta Express, passengers stranded in Lahore

As tensions between India and Pakistan are escalating, the neighboring country suspended cross-border Samjhauta Express on Thursday leaving passengers traveling to Attari from Lahore in a fix.

Stone chunks hit Vande Bharat Express; driver's screen, windows damaged

24 Feb 2019

Stone chunks hit Vande Bharat Express; driver's screen, windows damaged

The main driver's screen and some side windows of the Vande Bharat Express were damaged when the train was hit by stones during its Varanasi-New Delhi journey yesterday.

Delhi: Minimum temperature reaches 8C, light rainfall predicted for day

23 Jan 2019

Delhi: Minimum temperature reaches 8C, light rainfall predicted for day

It was a cold morning in Delhi today with rains in the past 24 hours bringing down the minimum temperature to 8 degree Celsius.

2 AC coaches of Jammu-Delhi Duronto Express looted by men

17 Jan 2019

2 AC coaches of Jammu-Delhi Duronto Express looted by men

In a shocking incident, two AC coaches of the Jammu-Delhi Duronto Express were looted by armed men in the early hours of Thursday, at the outskirts of Delhi.

Now, travel from Delhi to Leh in just 20 hours

14 Nov 2018

Now, travel from Delhi to Leh in just 20 hours

Thanks to the highly ambitious and strategically-significant Northern Railways project of the Bilaspur-Manali-Leh line, Delhiites will now be able to travel directly to Leh-Ladakh in nearly 20 hours, compared to the current duration of 40 hours.

Indian Railways introduces 78 special trains for festive-season: Details here

02 Nov 2018

Indian Railways introduces 78 special trains for festive-season: Details here

With Diwali and Chhath just a few days away, Northern Railways has introduced 78 special trains, in order to manage extra rush during the festive season.

1,400 male passengers arrested for traveling in ladies coaches: Railways

14 Aug 2018

1,400 male passengers arrested for traveling in ladies coaches: Railways

Nearly 1,400 male passengers were arrested by the Railway Police Force (RPF) this year for traveling in ladies compartments across Northern Railway (NR), Indian Railways said today.

Northern Railway's women workers demand apron over uniform

10 Aug 2018

Northern Railway's women workers demand apron over uniform

Women workers of Northern Railway have written to the Railway Board saying that given the lack of changing room for them at most stations, their uniform should be restricted to an apron which can be worn over their regular clothes.

Delhi-Mumbai special-Rajdhani unable to maintain punctuality; run-time to be increased

22 Jul 2018

Delhi-Mumbai special-Rajdhani unable to maintain punctuality; run-time to be increased

Unable to maintain punctuality of Bandra Terminus-Hazrat Nizamuddin special Rajdhani introduced as a faster and cheaper premium option, Indian Railways is mulling increase in its run-time by an hour to make it stick to the schedule.

Over 650 arrested for chain-pulling in Northern-Railway in 6 months

29 Jun 2018

Over 650 arrested for chain-pulling in Northern-Railway in 6 months

More than 650 people were arrested in the last six months for chain-pulling in the trains of Northern Railway, the department revealed.

No more blue coaches: Indian trains are getting a makeover

18 Jun 2018

No more blue coaches: Indian trains are getting a makeover

The Indian Railways is all set to get a makeover, and the dark blue coaches of the trains will be a thing of the past soon.

UP: Security at Kashi Vishwanath, others upped after blast threats

06 Jun 2018

UP: Security at Kashi Vishwanath, others upped after blast threats

Police in UP are on alert after a letter purportedly written by a Lashkar (LeT) terrorist warned of attacks this week.

UP on high-alert after LeT threatens to blow-up stations, temples

06 Jun 2018

UP on high-alert after LeT threatens to blow-up stations, temples

Uttar Pradesh Police has issued a statewide alert after the Lashkar-e-Taiba threatened to blow up several stations as well as the Krishna Janmabhoomi temple in Mathura and the Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi between June 8-10.

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 paints coaches in new color for vibrant look

26 Apr 2018

Railways paints coaches in new color for vibrant look

The Railways has painted a number of dark blue color train coaches in yellowish tan and teak to give them a vibrant look.

Railways ties up with Ola for last mile connectivity

27 Feb 2018

Railways ties up with Ola for last mile connectivity

Railways has partnered with ride-sharing company, Ola to facilitate last mile connectivity at its five key stations in Delhi, the national transporter said today.

At least 15 trains cancelled, 25 running late in Delhi

13 Feb 2018

At least 15 trains cancelled, 25 running late in Delhi

As many as 15 trains have been canceled while 25 other trains will be arriving late on Tuesday in the national capital due to operational reasons, as per the Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO), Northern Railways. However, there were no reports of flight services being affected.

New Delhi station's Ajmeri gate side entrance to get makeover

31 Jan 2018

New Delhi station's Ajmeri gate side entrance to get makeover

The Ajmeri Gate side entrance to New Delhi Railway Station's will soon get a makeover. A new 30m-wide road from Bhavbhuti Marg will be opened directly at the entrance gate of the station from September this year.

I take full responsibility: Suresh Prabhu after two train derailments

23 Aug 2017

I take full responsibility: Suresh Prabhu after two train derailments

Following the fatal Utkal Express and Kaifiyat Express derailments in four days, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has taken "full moral responsibility".

Utkal Exp derailment: Railways takes action against eight officials

21 Aug 2017

Utkal Exp derailment: Railways takes action against eight officials

The Railways has suspended a senior divisional engineer, a senior section engineer, an assistant engineer and a junior engineer after the Utkal Express derailment that killed 23.

Rs. 12cr from Nirbhaya Fund for CCTVs at railway stations

15 Aug 2017

Rs. 12cr from Nirbhaya Fund for CCTVs at railway stations

Railway stations in the Delhi Division have seen some horrific crimes in recent times. In June at Ballabgarh, Junaid Khan was lynched on a train.

Railways to build Rs. 8cr high-tech train for next President

24 Jun 2017

Railways to build Rs. 8cr high-tech train for next President

While India is yet to decide on its next President, looks like the Railway Ministry is already busy with preparations for Pranab Mukherjee's successor.

Railways to compensate man with Rs. 75,000 for inconvenience

04 Jun 2017

Railways to compensate man with Rs. 75,000 for inconvenience

In a complaint pertaining to 2013, the Delhi State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (SCDRC) awarded Rs. 75,000 to Delhi-based Vijay Kumar, who suffered inconvenience on his train journey.

The tale of train: Farmer now owns the Delhi-Amritsar Shatabdi

18 Mar 2017

The tale of train: Farmer now owns the Delhi-Amritsar Shatabdi

A farmer, Sampuran Singh who had moved to court seeking compensation for his land acquired by Northern Railways became the owner of the Swarna Shatabdi train.

Chikungunya cases: SC fines Delhi health minister

03 Oct 2016

Chikungunya cases: SC fines Delhi health minister

The Supreme Court imposed a fine of Rs.25000 on Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain for not disclosing names of officials who were uncooperative amid the Chikungunya outbreak in the city.

CAG accuses Delhi of under-reporting Dengue toll

26 Sep 2016

CAG accuses Delhi of under-reporting Dengue toll

The Comptroller and Auditor General's office has accused the AAP government in Delhi of under reporting the severity of the dengue outbreak in the capital.

Massive spike in Chikungunya cases in Delhi

20 Sep 2016

Massive spike in Chikungunya cases in Delhi

Authorities said that over the last week over there was an increase of over 150% in cases of Chikungunya in the city.

Delhi: Chikungunya toll rises to 15

18 Sep 2016

Delhi: Chikungunya toll rises to 15

The death toll from Chikungunya in Delhi has risen to 15, and over 2800 people have been infected with various vector borne diseases in the city.

Centre asks Delhi to probe spike in Chikungunya deaths

15 Sep 2016

Centre asks Delhi to probe spike in Chikungunya deaths

The Centre has asked the Delhi government to probe the deaths of 10 individuals in the capital, suspected of having died of Chikungunya.

Delhi reports its first Chikungunya fatality

13 Sep 2016

Delhi reports its first Chikungunya fatality

A 65-year-old man, R. Pandey, succumbed to chikungunya on Monday at Sir Ganga Ram hospital in west Delhi.