Feb 19, 2015 at 14:24 | Source: PTI
Sinha said the requirement of the ministry was more and resources were limited, therefore rail budget would be balanced and public interest will be kept in mind.
Feb 01, 2015 at 14:34 | Source: PTI
There is already a huge element of subsidy provided to passengers in the fares. Railway services will have to be modernised to meet people's expectations and the network needs to be expanded.
Jun 26, 2014 at 08:10 | Source: IBNLive.com
Modi, whose working style had garnered headlines in less than a month of assuming office, has also asked the ministers to take PMO's approval for any purchases above Rs 1 lakh, according to sources.
Jun 21, 2014 at 12:00 | Source: IBNLive.com
While Prasad blamed the UPA II government for leaving Indian Railways in shambles, he said his government never knew that the Railways was bleeding, thanks to the Congress-led regime.
May 21, 2014 at 21:37 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The public carrier is used by 23 million passengers and hauls 2.7 million tonnes of freight, every 24 hours but underinvestment and populist measures like not increasing fares has bled India's biggest public employer heavily.
Feb 12, 2014 at 11:01 | Source: IBNLive.com
In the past five years, the Rail Bhawan saw six new ministers. For the first time in 17 years, the portfolio went to the Congress. Pawan Bansal did end 10 years of populism by announcing a hike in passenger fare, but soon exited on charges of corruption.
Oct 04, 2013 at 16:11 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Indian Railway which is dealing with rising fuel costs is expected to hike passenger fares soon.
Feb 26, 2013 at 18:31 | Source: CNBC-TV18
After announcing a Railway Budget with no fare hikes, despite the fuel hike that will cost the Indian Railways Rs 850 crore, Railway Minister PK Bansal says he is just trying to meet the aspirational needs of the people.
Jan 21, 2013 at 09:12 | Source: IBNLive.com
If you are travelling by train, get ready to pay more as the increased railway fares have come into effect starting Monday.
Jan 18, 2013 at 17:07 | Source: PTI
The diesel price hike has put an additional burden of around Rs 2700 crore a year on the cash-strapped Railways, a senior official said today.