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Railway hawkers set fire to BJP office, burn Babul Supriyo's effigy
Kolkata, May 27 : Irate hawkers set fire to a BJP office by flinging a burning effigy of union minister Babul Supriyo on Wednesday in protest against railway authorities barring them from peddling their trade at the Asansol railway station.
India ? Bangladesh IGRM concludes in New Delhi
New Delhi, May 27 : India - Bangladesh Inter governmental Railway Meeting (IGRM) was held in New Delhi on May 25th - 27th, 2015.
HC asks Rajasthan government to clear rail track, roads
Jaipur, May 27 : The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to remove protesting Gujjars from railway tracks and clear blockades on roads.
A dormitory for ladies at Bengaluru railway station
Bengaluru, May 26 : The South Western Railway (SWR) here on Tuesday opened a dormitory exclusively for transit halt of lady passengers at the city's main station.
Gujjars to hold talks with government in Jaipur
Jaipur, May 26 : Rajasthan's Gujjar community, staging a sit-in on railway tracks for the last few days to demand five percent reservation in jobs and educational institutes, finally relented on Tuesday and agreed to hold talks with the state government in Jaipur.
RPF jawan stoned to death in Malda station
Malda, May 25 : A Railway Protection Force constable was stoned to death by angry hawkers in Malda station premises in West Bengal on Monday, reports said.
RPF man killed as anti-hawker drive sparks violence in Bengal
Kolkata, May 25 : A Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable was stoned to death and two policemen sustained injuries as hundreds of hawkers fought pitched battles with the police during a drive to evict them from the railway premises in northern West Bengal's Malda town on Monday, officials said.
RPF man killed as anti-hawkers drive turns violent in Bengal
Kolkata, May 25 : An anti-hawkers drive at the railway station in West Bengal's Malda town on Monday turned violent, as an RPF constable was stoned to death and two policemen were injured after hundreds of hawkers fought pitched battles with police.
Eastern Railways to initiate consumer connect week
Kolkata, May 25 : Eastern Railway is rolling out a fortnight-long consumer connect programme from Tuesday when its senior officials will interact directly with the passengers to understand their problems as well as create awareness about services, a senior official said.
Eastern Railways targets 72 mn tonnes freight in 2015-16
Kolkata, May 25 : Eastern Railways has set a target of ferrying 72 million tonnes of freight this fiscal after surpassing its target of 65 million tonne in the last fiscal (2014-15), a senior official said here on Monday.
Religious leaders may soon promote cleanliness in trains
Panaji, May 23 : Religious leaders from all faiths may be roped in to promote cleanliness in India's trains because people listen to them, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said here on Saturday.
Gujjars seeking reservation in govt. jobs blocks trains in Rajasthan
Bharatpur, May 22 : Hundreds of members of the Gujjar community blocked railway tracks in Rajasthan on Friday in order to intensify their agitation to demand five percent reservation in government jobs.
Eastern Railway steps up security in trains
Kolkata, May 22 : Eastern Railway has stepped up security in trains. Special security escort has been arranged in first and last EMU locals in different sections over Sealdah division.
Gujjar agitation hits Maharashtra, MP Railway network
Mumbai, May 22 : Peak summer holiday crowds were badly hit by the ongoing 24-hour agitation by Gujjars in Kota division of Rajasthan with scores of train services disrupted, a Western Railway official said here on Friday.
Gujjars' sit-in for reservation hits train, bus traffic
Jaipur, May 22 : Rail services were hit as thousands of Gujjars continued to sit on the railway tracks in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district for the second day on Friday demanding five percent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions. Road traffic was also affected.
Gujjars block rail track to press for five percent job quota
Jaipur, May 21 : Thousands of people belonging to Gujjar community staged a sit-in on railway tracks in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district on Thursday, demanding five percent reservation for the community in government jobs and educational institutions.
Government policies to create jobs: Prabhu
New Delhi, May 21 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday rebuffed the opposition's charge that the government is pro-business and cited that the government's policies will create jobs and livelihood for the poor.
Bullet trains on track: Railway minister
New Delhi, May 21 : The project to bring bullet trains to India was on the right track and the government was also trying to increase the speed of express trains, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Thursday.
Adversity to land bill result of poor communication : Suresh Prabhu
New Delhi, May 21 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has admitted that the adverse reaction to the land reforms was the result of poor public communication.
Eight killed, 19 injured in train collision in UP
Bijnor, May 20 : At least eight people were killed and 19 others were injured when a tractor trolley collided with a train at a railway crossing on Najibabad Kotdwar road near Samirpur in Bijnor.
India, South Korea elevate ties; Seoul offers $10 bn for smart ...
Seoul, May 18 : South Korea offered to provide $10 billion for infrastructure projects in India, including smart cities and railways, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with President Park Geun-hye here on Monday and the two countries decided to elevate their ties to a special strategic ...
West Bengal: Bomb blast in local train
Kolkata, May 12 : The Eastern Railway on Tuesday said six persons, including a woman, were injured when a bomb exploded in a coach of up Sealdah-Krishnanagar local 31811 UP close to Titagarh station in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district.
Six killed as van rams into train in UP
Lucknow, May 12 : At least six people were killed and five sustained serious injuries in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday when their van rammed into a moving train while attempting to cross an unmanned railway crossing.
Indian Railways schedules now on Google Maps
New Delhi, May 12 : Google on Tuesday announced the addition of Indian Railways schedules as well as updated information about public transport in eight Indian cities to Google Transit.
Low intensity blast outside Allahabad railway station
Allahabad/Lucknow, May 12 : A low intensity blast occurred outside the Allahabad railway station on Tuesday. However, no casualties were reported.
14 injured in train blast in Bengal
Kolkata, May 12 : Fourteen people were injured in a low intensity bomb blast at a passenger train in West Bengal on Tuesday, railway sources said.
Lok Sabha passes bill to repeal old appropriation acts
New Delhi,A May 11 : The Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill that seeks to repeal 758 appropriation acts including those pertaining to railways passed from 1950 to 2012.
SP MLA who stopped trains not being arrested: Railway police
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), May 10 : The Uttar Pradesh Police have failed to arrest a legislator of the ruling Samajwadi Party despite a criminal case against him for disrupting train movement and damaging railway and public property during a protest in Shamli district, railway police officials ...
Railways urged to make services disabled-friendly
New Delhi, May 9 : The National Centre for Promotion of Employment of Disabled People (NCPEDP) has urged the Kaya Kalp council to make the Indian Railways disabled-friendly, a press statement of the centre said on Saturday.
Main accused in nun rape case produced in Ranaghat court
Nadia (West Bengal), May 8 : The main accused in elderly nun rape case and his accomplices, who were arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) from the Sealdah railway station, were produced in Ranaghat court on Friday.