Articles about Railway Minister

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

01 Jun 2022

India
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.

Power crisis: Home Minister Amit Shah holds high-level meeting

02 May 2022

India
Power crisis: Home Minister Amit Shah holds high-level meeting

Amid a power crisis in India, Union Home Minister Amit Shah reportedly convened a high-level meeting on Monday to review the situation.

Newspaper distributed on train creates controversy, IRCTC initiates probe

23 Apr 2022

India
Newspaper distributed on train creates controversy, IRCTC initiates probe

A newspaper distributed on the Bengaluru-Chennai Shatabdi Express on Friday raked up a controversy, prompting the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to launch an investigation.

Airports full, people getting married, hence, no slowdown: BJP leader

16 Nov 2019

Politics
Airports full, people getting married, hence, no slowdown: BJP leader

All numbers indicate that the Indian economy is going through one of its worst slowdowns, but for this Union Minister, everything is fine since people are getting married, and airports are full.

NAB arrests Pakistan's ex-Railway Minister in connection with housing scam

11 Dec 2018

World
NAB arrests Pakistan's ex-Railway Minister in connection with housing scam

Pakistan's former Railway Minister and his brother were arrested today by the country's anti-graft body for their alleged involvement in a multi-million dollar housing scam, amid protests by the PML-N workers.

Veteran Congressman and former Union Minister Sharief passes away

25 Nov 2018

India
Veteran Congressman and former Union Minister Sharief passes away

Veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister CK Jaffer Sharief passed away today at a private hospital in Bengaluru following a cardiac arrest, doctors said. He was 85.

In IRCTC corruption case, Tejashwi Yadav, mother Rabri, granted bail

31 Aug 2018

Politics
In IRCTC corruption case, Tejashwi Yadav, mother Rabri, granted bail

In a major relief to RJD, Lalu Prasad Yadav's wife Rabri Devi and son Tejashwi were granted bail by a Delhi court on Friday in the IRCTC hotels corruption case.

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

14 Aug 2018

India
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.

Piyush Goyal proposes higher pay, rank for Railway General Managers

05 Aug 2018

India
Piyush Goyal proposes higher pay, rank for Railway General Managers

Union Minister Piyush Goyal has proposed a higher rank and pay scale for Railway General Managers, making them equivalent to Secretaries in Central government and at par with the state Chief Secretaries, Ministry source said.

IT department attaches Lalu family's suspected benami property in Patna

27 Apr 2018

India
IT department attaches Lalu family's suspected benami property in Patna

The Income Tax department has attached a property worth over Rs. 3cr in Sheikhpura of Patna suspected to be a benami asset held by Lalu Prasad's family members who are facing investigation in a land-for-hotels scam.

Mumbai: Students demanding jobs block railway tracks, commuters affected

20 Mar 2018

India
Mumbai: Students demanding jobs block railway tracks, commuters affected

Lakhs of commuters traveling between Matunga and Dadar stations faced severe difficulties as scores of agitated and protesting students demanded railway recruitment by blocking rail traffic during the peak hours on Tuesday.

#DecodingBudget: Jaitley announces 160-km suburban rail network for Bengaluru

01 Feb 2018

Bengaluru
#DecodingBudget: Jaitley announces 160-km suburban rail network for Bengaluru

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday gave nod to the long pending demand of suburban rail project in Bengaluru while announcing the Union Budget 2018.

Parliamentary Panel: Stop complimentary tickets for luxury trains

09 Jan 2018

India
Parliamentary Panel: Stop complimentary tickets for luxury trains

Want to know why the Railways' balance sheets show such abysmal numbers? Well, it seems one reason may now be out in the open.

Railways' New policy: Discounts for odd-hour travels, costly-tickets during festivals

25 Dec 2017

India
Railways' New policy: Discounts for odd-hour travels, costly-tickets during festivals

The Railways has said it will come up with a new dynamic-pricing blueprint by December 31. A key aim is to ensure fares are truly dynamic instead of moving just upwards.

Sealdah Rajdhani Express gets a big makeover under Operation Swarn!

29 Nov 2017

India
Sealdah Rajdhani Express gets a big makeover under Operation Swarn!

The Indian Railways has upgraded the Sealdah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express under the recently launched "Operation Swarn" initiative by the Railways Ministry.

Indian Railways is ready to have a digital overhaul

27 Apr 2017

India
Indian Railways is ready to have a digital overhaul

Indian Railways continues to surprise with the leaps it is taking towards digitization.

SRK extends help to family of Raees promotions' victim

25 Jan 2017

Entertainment
SRK extends help to family of Raees promotions' victim

During a promotional tour for Shahrukh's latest movie 'Raees', a man named Farid Khan lost his life due to the stampede and suffocation at Vadodara station.

Probe ordered in Raees's promotional event at railway station

24 Jan 2017

Entertainment
Probe ordered in Raees's promotional event at railway station

Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu, today ordered an investigation into the death of Farid Sherani.

Indian Railways introduces Rs.10 lakh insurance cover for passengers

03 Sep 2016

India
Indian Railways introduces Rs.10 lakh insurance cover for passengers

The Indian Railways introduced an innovative scheme that helps enable its rail passengers to opt for insurance coverage of upto Rs.10 lakh.