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Jul 08, 2014 at 12:00 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Sadananda Gowda, Railway Minister in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, presented the Rail Budget in Parliament today. Catch live updates here.
Jul 08, 2014 at 09:02 | Source: CNBC-TV18
As passenger fare hikes and freight hikes have already taken place, Anish Damania, Institutional Equities Head, IDFC Securities does not expect much news flow on the same.
Jul 07, 2014 at 17:32 | Source: PTI
The short-duration discussion saw the government put all the blame for the current situation on food prices as also the recent hike in railway passenger fares and freight and diesel prices on the previous UPA government, saying it had inherited a "legacy" from it.
Jun 23, 2014 at 16:49 | Source: PTI
The Railway Minister on Friday increased the passenger fares by 14.2 percent and the freight charges by 6.5 percent.
Jun 23, 2014 at 16:29 | Source: PTI
The Kerala Chief Minister calls for roll back of rail fare would weaken the Public Distribution System felt Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.
Jun 21, 2014 at 16:14 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The passenger services have been subsidized by the freight traffic. In recent years even freight fares have come under pressure, says FM.
Jun 20, 2014 at 21:30 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The Rail Tariff Authority would take the fare and freight fixation power away from the Railway Minister, which would mean the rail costs are adequately and correctly reflected in the fare of fare and freight structure feels AK Bhattacharya of The Business Standard.
Jun 20, 2014 at 19:44 | Source: CNBC-TV18
JP Batra feels there is a need to generate more internal resources for modernisation of railways to improve passenger amenities.
Jun 20, 2014 at 17:12 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The fare, which will come into effect from June 25 (midnight of June 24), is likely to give an additional revenue of around Rs 8000 crore to the national transporter.
Jun 18, 2014 at 16:14 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The railways minister spoke about public-private partnership (PPP) model for the railways as well as inviting foreign participation, FDI
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nimbagal

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Suzlon Energy  

Reform Measures Proposal to restructure Railway Board Aim to become the largest freight carrier in the world To complete all ongoing projects Trains, Fare & Tracks FY15 passenger fare revenue pegged at Rs 44,600 crore To introduce 6 AC, 27 Express trains in FY15 First bullet trains to run

2.58 PM Jul 8th

rangahdemat

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Budget  

Do not for a moment forget that even after `the steep hikes in passenger fares` the Indian Railways are still the cheapest in the world! Even if we have to modernize the basic facilities there is a cost involved and this has to recovered.

2.48 PM Jul 8th

vihnet

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Budget  

It`s a good beginning, at least. However, rather than rolling back passenger fare hikes, the Govt. could have hiked the fares marginally and given a stiffer hike to higher classes - i.e. First, First AC, II AC, III tier AC, etc., since most of these are funded by the companies and would not have

11.38 AM Jul 8th

hande

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Budget  

With passenger fare hike of 25% definitely will put the railways on the track but at the same time it will also put passengers on the track as well

11.35 AM Jul 8th

R Jagannathan

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Politics  

Why Modi should get Sadananda Gowda to junk his rail budget speech One of the criticisms levelled against Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda, who announced a big increase in passenger fares (14.2 percent) and freight (6.5 percent), is that it was some kind of disrespect for parliament, when a rail

11.23 AM Jul 8th

Firstpost

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Source:FirstPost - New Delhi: Having done a pre-budget hike of 14.2 percent in passenger fares and raised freight rates, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda`s maiden budget is likely to adopt a realistic approach in announcing new trains, lines and survey in view of the cash crunch of Rs 26,000 crore

2.23 PM Jul 7th

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Rei Agro  

decisions by the Narendra Modi-led government may spoil the mood on Dalal Street." In a major decision, the Railways Ministry last week announced an across-the-board hike of 14.2% in passenger fares and 6.5% in freight rates. The decision met some stiff resistance and finally the government partially

6.53 PM Jun 29th

R Jagannathan

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Politics  

be a hike in rail passenger fares and freight. And we can expect major reforms on public private partnerships (PPPs) and foreign direct investments (FDI), among other areas. In an interview to The Economic Times, Gowda was asked whether he would raise fares and freight, and his answer was “certainly

10.27 AM Jun 17th

Mukkunden

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Economy  

Yes. Some concrete steps needed to correct the economy and take the country in a right direction. For the past ten years only votebank measures were taken because of coalition pressure. Even the earlier government was not able to raise train passenger fare by Rs.10/- per ticket, which

11.52 AM Jun 16th

Santosh Nair

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Market Outlook - Short Term  

near term trigger for the market. The Railway Budget was a tame affair with no increase in both freight and passenger fares, and the market is not expecting any surprises from the Finance Minister either. Small and mid cap shares were out of favour this week, with the respective indices

6.16 PM Feb 14th

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