Sep 13, 2012 09:36 PM IST
Trinamool Congress, a key constituent of UPA, today opposed the hike in diesel price saying it was not consulted on the step and demanded its rollback.
- Aug 02, 2012 06:36 PM IST
With the aim of developing railway stations to match global standards by leveraging commercial utilisation of land, the Railways on Thursday joined hands with Belgium to carry out its modernisation plans.
- Jul 20, 2012 01:00 PM IST
Rail traffic was today disrupted on the Kalyan-Kasara section of the Central Railway with 12 trains cancelled and over a dozen others diverted after the Vidharbha Express collided with derailed bogies of a local train leaving one person dead and 13 injured.
- Jul 13, 2012 04:00 PM IST
A formal decision on Hamid Ansari as UPA's candidate for Vice Presidential election is likely to be taken at a meeting of the ruling alliance here tomorrow.
- Jun 30, 2012 08:00 AM IST
Railway Minister Mukul Roy today wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is now looking after the Finance portfolio, requesting him not to introduce service tax on passenger fare and freight traffic from July 1.
- Jun 29, 2012 04:56 PM IST
Continuing with its crackdown on touts who corner Tatkal tickets and then sell them to genuine passengers for a premium, the Indian Railways on Friday decided to have separate timings for Tatkal and advance bookings.
- Jun 18, 2012 08:17 PM IST
Suggesting a possible exit of the party from the ruling UPA alliance, the Union Ministers of the Trinamool Congress have submitted their resignations to party president Mamata Banerjee.
- Jun 07, 2012 02:00 PM IST
Amid differences among allies, the government today deferred a decision on the changes in the crucial Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Bill, 2011.
- Jun 06, 2012 07:50 PM IST
The government is finally taking visible steps to end its policy paralysis. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is slated to meet key economic ministers on Wednesday to review their performance.
- Jun 05, 2012 04:00 PM IST
Buoyed with its success in the municipal election in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress today said the poll results have demonstrated that the party has enough strength to rule the state alone.
- May 22, 2012 12:37 PM IST
The death toll in the train accident in Andhra Pradesh rose to 19 and over 35 people were injured, Railway Minister Mukul Roy said.
- Apr 30, 2012 08:55 AM IST
Railway minister Mukul Roy on Sunday said that 1.4 lakh people would be recruited in the railways next year.
- Apr 25, 2012 07:02 PM IST
In a bid to deal with apprehended drought, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has constituted an Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) for effective management of such a situation.
- Apr 19, 2012 03:24 PM IST
The turbulence in local trains in Mumbai has taken a toll. Two people died after they fell from a local train between Nahur and Bhandup stations (central line) during heavy rush. Fifteen people were injured.
- Mar 22, 2012 03:00 PM IST
Under fire, the government again seems to have caved in to the Trinamool Congress (TMC) by agreeing to roll back the fare hikes proposed by former Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi in his one and what largely looks like his only Railways Budget.
- Mar 22, 2012 02:00 PM IST
Congress candidate Abdul Mannan today withdrew his candidature for the Rajya Sabha election from West Bengal following instruction by the party high command.
- Mar 22, 2012 01:16 PM IST
The government rolled back on Thursday some of the increases in rail fares that were announced last week after a rebellion within the ranks of the ruling coalition over the issue, which forced the resignation of the railways minister.
- Mar 22, 2012 12:36 PM IST
The government has partially rolled back increases in rail fares it announced last week, television channels reported on Thursday quoting Railway Minister Mukul Roy.
- Mar 22, 2012 12:28 PM IST
Newly elected Railway Minister Mukul Roy has once again underscored the weak position of the UPA government. Making changes in the Railway Budget, Roy has rollback of passenger fare hike in sleeper, sub-urban, AC chair car and AC 3-tier.
- Mar 20, 2012 10:48 AM IST
Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy was today elevated to cabinet rank to take over as Railway Minister replacing Dinesh Trivedi, who was forced to resign after Congress caved in to Mamata Banerjee's pressure.
- Mar 19, 2012 08:07 AM IST
Dinesh Trivedi finally quit as Railway Minister on Sunday after speaking to Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Mukul Roy is likely to take over as the Railway Minister, but Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to reply to the debate on the Railway Budget in Parliament.
- Mar 19, 2012 08:00 AM IST
Trinamool Congress MP Mukul Roy is all set to take over as the new Railway Minister. He will be sworn in on Tuesday morning at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
- Mar 15, 2012 01:36 PM IST
As Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi held on defiantly saying it was his duty to get the Railway Budget passed, Parliament was today rocked over the issue of Trinamool Congress' demand for his removal which government said was under "active consideration".
- Mar 15, 2012 01:15 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who supported the hike in railway fares, today said he would not mind being sacked for doing the right thing.
- Mar 15, 2012 12:23 PM IST
Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi has not resigned, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told the Lok Sabha today.