Articles about Railway Ministry
02 May 2022India
Amid a power crisis in India, Union Home Minister Amit Shah reportedly convened a high-level meeting on Monday to review the situation.
15 Sep 2019Inspirational
Not many people know this, but the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna awardee M Visvesvaraya is commemorated as Engineers' Day.
01 Sep 2019India
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.
26 Aug 2019India
The Railway Ministry has directed all units of the national carrier to enforce a ban on single-use plastic material within its premises, including trains, from October 2, 2019.
30 Mar 2019India
After about a week of discontinuing tickets with PM Narendra Modi's picture, Indian Railways has withdrawn their tea cups printed with BJP's campaign line, 'Mai Bhi Chowkidar' (I am also a watchman).
15 Mar 2019Mumbai
Mumbai local rail network is considered an essential lifeline of the city.
08 Mar 2019India
Malgudi Days' fans, rejoice!
17 Feb 2019India
A day after it broke down on its way to Delhi from Varanasi, India's first indigenously-built semi-high speed train, Train 18, recently christened Vande Bharat Express, began its maiden commercial journey on Sunday.
24 Jan 2019India
In a bid to enhance transparency and vigilance in the Railways department, the Indian Railways, in association with Centre For Railway Information Systems (CRIS) has launched a software system called e-Drishti.
22 Jan 2019India
The Indian Railways recently launched a third Rajdhani Express between Mumbai and Delhi that was flagged off by Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on 19 January.
16 Jan 2019India
Train 18, India's first indigenously built engine-less train, recently became the fastest train in the country after hitting speeds of over 180 kmph in a trial run.
06 Jan 2019India
With the vision of supporting the cause of environment protection and preservation, the Railway Ministry has taken various measures, in recent years.
23 Nov 2018India
The negligence of people led to the train tragedy in Amritsar on Dusshera that killed 61, an inquiry by the Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety (CCRS) SK Pathak has concluded.
18 Jun 2018India
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.
13 Jun 2018India
In interviews with Hindustan Times and Economic Times, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal gave his two pennies on the Indian Railways' performance after four years of the Modi government.
14 May 2018Politics
Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, there has been a major cabinet reshuffle in the Modi-led government.
30 Apr 2018India
Surat railway station will be the third in India and second in Gujarat after Gandhinagar to be developed as a world-class facility under Railway Ministry's station redevelopment program.
21 Apr 2018India
Buoyed by "Give it up" scheme's success with senior citizens, Indian Railways is set to extend the scheme to include other concession holders to offset nearly Rs. 33,000cr subsidy burden in annual passenger fares.
06 Apr 2018India
Clearing all doubts about GST on Railway services, the Finance Ministry confirmed a 5% GST would be levied on food and drinks supplied on trains and platforms.
04 Apr 2018Mumbai
The free urinals at the suburban railway stations in Mumbai will now have a drop-box at the exit where you can 'pay as you please' for the service.
22 Mar 2018Bengaluru
Bringing cheer to 62,000 daily commuters, the Railway Ministry sanctioned Rs. 492.87 crores for laying down two more railways tracks from Bengaluru Cantonment to Whitefield.
07 Mar 2018India
One of Indian Railways' many planned projects is a semi high-speed train between Delhi and Jaipur running at 200kmph.
13 Feb 2018India
The Railway Ministry is reportedly planning 10,000km of new high-speed corridors which will allow overnight trains to run at speeds of up to 250kmph.
05 Feb 2018India
The last year saw several train accidents, throwing light on the lack of safety procedure in the Indian Railways.
24 Jan 2018India
The government is expected to set aside Rs. 3,000 crore in Budget 2018 for the Indian Railways for purchasing 12 lakh CCTV cameras to improve passenger security and provide a more secure travel experience.
15 Jul 2017Bengaluru
After setting aside 5% jobs for state civil services, for aspirants who studied Kannada in school, Karnataka government has now made teaching Kannada compulsory in all schools.
24 Jun 2017Politics
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.
19 Apr 2017India
Union railways minister Suresh Prabhu has asked all Indian Railways officials to check delays in train schedules and rectify the issue, else they would face action.
14 Mar 2017India
The Railway Ministry said that this year there have been 40 incidents of sabotage between Jan-Feb along the railways tracks, as opposed to 45 such cases in all of 2016.
03 Sep 2016India
The Indian Railways introduced an innovative scheme that helps enable its rail passengers to opt for insurance coverage of upto Rs.10 lakh.