02 Apr 2019
BMC assistant-engineer arrested for foot-overbridge collapse; second arrest till now
An assistant engineer of Mumbai's civic body was arrested yesterday in connection with last month's foot overbridge (FOB) collapse at CSMT station that had left six persons dead, police said.
16 Mar 2019
Shiv Sena blames Mumbai's rising population for bridge collapse
Days after a portion of a foot overbridge collapsed in Mumbai, Shiv Sena on Saturday blamed the increasing population in the Maharashtra capital for failing infrastructure.
16 Mar 2019
BMC brings down remaining part of damaged overbridge
Civic body authorities yesterday brought down the remaining part of the foot-over-bridge (FOB), a major portion of which had collapsed Thursday evening, killing six persons and injuring over 30 others.
18 Jan 2019
Kumbh 2019: Indian Railways launches device for generating unreserved tickets
To facilitate the large number of pilgrims visiting the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, from all over the country, the Indian Railways has taken a number of steps.
11 Nov 2018
Rs. 65,000cr set aside for Mumbai suburban rail revamp: Goyal
Up to Rs. 65,000 crore has been approved for a host of rail infrastructure projects on the suburban network in Mumbai and its surrounding areas, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said today.
24 Oct 2018
Santragachi stampede: Four-member committee formed to probe station stampede
The Railways formed a four-member committee to inquire into circumstances that led to a stampede at West Bengal's Santragachi station, killing two and injuring 15 others, a South Eastern Railway (SER) spokesperson said.
23 Sep 2018
Railways Ministry spent Rs. 13.46cr on inaugurations via video-conferencing: RTI
The Railways Ministry has spent Rs. 13.46cr on the inauguration of various rail projects and services via video conferencing between Nov'14 and Sep'17, according to a reply to an RTI query.
22 May 2018
Work on Mumbai's Coastal Road to finally start by September
Work on BMC's ambitious 8-lane Coastal Road in Mumbai will start this September, as the contractors for two portions of the 9.98-km road have already been selected.
22 May 2018
Baiyappanahalli triumphs Kempegowda, becomes Bengaluru's busiest metro station
In just 7-years, Bengaluru's Namma Metro registered a whopping 12-times increase in daily ridership, with Baiyappanahalli scoring the maximum daily footfall at 28,300 passengers.
20 Mar 2018
Seven stations on Delhi Metro's Magenta Line to get subways
Seven subways on Delhi's Outer Ring Road will be thrown open for pedestrian access next month, senior Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) officials said.
01 Oct 2017
Elphinstone stampede stirs Indian Railways and state govt. into action
The unfortunate death of 23 people in a stampede at the Elphinstone Road station in Mumbai finally stirred an otherwise lackadaisical Indian Railways into addressing concerns regarding passenger safety.
30 Sep 2017
Raj Thackeray: Unless Mumbai local fixed, no bullet train
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray threatened the government's ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train by saying that "until the present infrastructure of local railways is made better, not a single brick will be allowed to be placed for bullet train in Mumbai."
17 Aug 2017
Delhi: Electoral Office to move to unified database of voters
Delhi's Chief Electoral Office has decided to switch to Electoral Registration Officer NET - the unified database of all voters across country, from the present system.
07 Jun 2017
Passengers can now transfer their railway tickets to others
Select passengers with confirmed tickets will now be allowed to transfer them to someone else, but only once.
01 Jun 2017
'Buy now, pay later' service now available in Indian Railways
In a soon-to-be-rolled-out feature of the Indian Railways, passengers will be able to book tickets and pay later within 14 days.
17 May 2017
WannaCry ransomware attack- Maharashtra government releases helplines
Owing to the recent WannaCry ransomware attack on government office computers, the Maharashtra government has come up with helpline numbers.
10 May 2017
Railways kick-starts projects worth Rs. 5,500cr and other major initiatives
Suresh Prabhu-led Indian Railways is not chugging to a halt anytime soon, as a fresh batch of initiatives and the go-ahead for projects are here to ensure that the innovation drive doesn't lose its tandem.