Government hikes tatkal booking charges by 33%
The government announced a 33% hike on the booking charges for railway's tatkal tickets.
The Indian Railways has raised the tatkal booking prices for travel in "sleeper class, AC-III tier, AC-II tier and executive class", the second class remained unaffected.
The hike will come into effect from 25 December.
The announcement came immediately after the conclusion of Parliament's winter session.