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BMC assistant-engineer arrested for foot-overbridge collapse; second arrest till now

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.

Shiv Sena blames Mumbai's rising population for bridge collapse

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.

BMC brings down remaining part of damaged overbridge

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.

Kumbh 2019: Indian Railways launches device for generating unreserved tickets

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.

Rs. 65,000cr set aside for Mumbai suburban rail revamp: Goyal

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.

Santragachi stampede: Four-member committee formed to probe station stampede

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.

Railways Ministry spent Rs. 13.46cr on inaugurations via video-conferencing: RTI

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.

Work on Mumbai's Coastal Road to finally start by September

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.

Baiyappanahalli triumphs Kempegowda, becomes Bengaluru's busiest metro station

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.

Seven stations on Delhi Metro's Magenta Line to get subways

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.

Elphinstone stampede stirs Indian Railways and state govt. into action

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.

Raj Thackeray: Unless Mumbai local fixed, no bullet train

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."

Delhi: Electoral Office to move to unified database of voters

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.

Passengers can now transfer their railway tickets to others

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.

'Buy now, pay later' service now available in Indian Railways

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.

WannaCry ransomware attack- Maharashtra government releases helplines

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.

Railways kick-starts projects worth Rs. 5,500cr and other major initiatives

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.