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Railways to form panel to study feasibility of CCTVs in trains

CCTV cameras installed in trains ladies coaches Mumbai : The Railways today told the Bombay High Court that it would soon form a committee to study the feasibility of installing CCTV cameras in ladies’ coaches of suburban [...]

February 3rd, 2016 | Posted in Mumbai | Read More »

Term of joint panel on land acquisition bill extended

land billNew Delhi : The Joint Committee of Parliament examining the contentious land bill was today granted a fresh extension till the end of the first part of the Budget Session. [...]

December 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,Nation | Read More »

Rlys may go into ‘debt-trap, become Air India': Trivedi

Suresh PrabhuMumbai :  Railways, the country’s largest employer, may go into a “debt-trap” and “become an Air India” due to the present Suresh Prabhu-led ministry’s policy of borrowing, former rail minister [...]

October 21st, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

Two railway officials suspended over graft charges

Indian railwayNew Delhi :  Railways have suspended two senior officials following searches carried out by CBI and recovery of Rs 20 crore in cash in connection with alleged corruption in supply [...]

October 17th, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

Railways to run 60 special trains for Ganesh festival

railwaysMumbai: Sixty special trains will become operational during Ganesh Chaturthi festival to clear the extra rush of passengers, the bookings for which will begin from tomorrow, railway officials said today. [...]

July 11th, 2015 | Posted in Konkan | Read More »

Railways arrests 10,000 unauthorised people

file photoNew Delhi:  Railways has arrested over 10,000 unauthorised people, including hawkers and vendors, during a fortnight-long drive undertaken as part of its efforts to keep rail premises clear of anti-social [...]

July 7th, 2015 | Posted in Nation | Read More »

Maha govt, Railways sign agreements to boost projects

railwaysMumbai:  In a bid to ensure speedy implementation of railway projects in Maharashtra, Union Ministry of Railways and Maharashtra government today signed several agreements including an Memorandum of Understanding for [...]

June 28th, 2015 | Posted in Mumbai | Read More »

Indian Railways, Army among world’s biggest employers: Study

Indian RailwaysNew Delhi:  Two Indian organisations — Army and Railways — are among the world’s biggest employers, together employing a whopping 2.7 million people, said a report. Though it is often [...]

June 28th, 2015 | Posted in Nation | Read More »

ISRO’s GAGAN to provide navigational support to Railways

ISROAhmedabad: ISRO has said it will provide navigational support to the country’s Railways through ‘GAGAN’ (GPS-aided geo-augmented navigation) system. “ISRO will provide satellite-generated information to the railways through space technology-based [...]

June 17th, 2015 | Posted in Nation,Sci-Tech | Read More »

To ease pressure, Railways decides to stagger tatkal booking

railwaysNew Delhi: To ease pressure during peak hours, Railways has decided to stagger booking of tatkal tickets by allowing reservations in AC class from 10 am to 11 am and [...]

June 10th, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,Nation | Read More »