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WiFi at 100 stations by December 2016: Prabhu
New Delhi, Sep 23 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said that high speed WiFi broadband services will be made available at 100 stations by December end.

Indian Railways unifier of country, says President
New Delhi, Sep 22 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that Indian Railways can truly be called the "unifiers of the nation".

Budget merger aimed at privatizing railways: CPI-M
New Delhi, Sep 22 : The decision to merge the railway and general budgets was a step towards "commercialization and privatization of the Indian Railways", the CPI-M said on Thursday.

Foreign firms to develop train tech in India: Prabhu
New Delhi, Sep 22 : Union Minister Suresh P. Prabhu on Thursday said that the government has asked global railways' innovators to develop their latest technologies in India.

Will restore pre-1965 rail links with India: Bangladesh
Agartala, Sep 22 : Bangladesh will restore the pre-1965 railway connectivity with India that was disrupted by the India-Pakistan war, Bangladesh Industry Minister Amir Hossain Amu said on Thursday.

Merger of Railway Budget unilateral, against larger public interest: ...
New Delhi, Sep 22 : The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Thursday said that the Narendra Modi government's decision to merge the Railway Budget with the General Budget is a decision taken unilaterally and was against the larger public interest.

Merger of railway and general budget will lead to red tapism: ...
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Sept .22 (ANI): A day after Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the merger of General and railway budgets, Congress MP and Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said the merger will create more bureaucratic hurdles for the rail ministry as ...

Budget amalgamation will not complete projects faster: Paswan
New Delhi [India], Sept. 21 : Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday said the Union Cabinet's nod to merge the railway budget with the general budget from next year will not help in completing the pending projects faster, adding the only major change post this ...

Former Railways Ministers slam doing away with Rail Budget
New Delhi, Sep 21 : Former Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Wednesday criticised the Narendra Modi government's move to merge the Railway Budget with the General Budget, saying it will erode the Railways' importance.

'Railways to decide passenger fares, accounting with FM'
New Delhi, Sep 21 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday said that the government will ensure functional autonomy of the Railways and its distinct identity even after the merger of railway and general budgets.

Former Railway Minister slams doing away with railway budget
New Delhi, Sep 21 : Former Union Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Wednesday criticised the Narendra Modi government's move to merge the railway budget with the general budget, saying it will erode the Railways' importance.

Congress takes dig at Modi government's move on merger of budgets
New Delhi, Sep 21 : The Congress on Wednesday took a dig at the government for its move to merge the railway and general budgets, saying it was an attempt to divert public attention from the government move to make rail travel expensive.

JD-U slams government's decision to do away with railway budget
New Delhi, Sep 21 : The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Wednesday criticised the central government's move to merge the railway budget with the general budget and said it has "ruined independence of the railways".

General, Railway budgets to merge in Modi's new reforms move ...
New Delhi, Sep 21 : In a significant financial sector reform, India on Wednesday decided to bid adieu to three British-era legacies -- the 92 year-old practice of separate general and rail budgets by unifying them, ending the distinction between plan and non-plan expenditures and advancing the ...

Railways no more a priority for Centre, says Nitish Kumar
Patna (Bihar) [India], Sept. 21 : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday slammed the Centre's move of merging the Railway Budget with the Union budget and said the railways are no more a priority for the ruling dispensation, adding that this will put an end to the autonomy of railways in ...

Congress questions move for rail, general budgets merger
New Delhi, Sep 21 : The Congress on Wednesday questioned the government's move to merge the railway budget with the general budget and said that the focus instead should be on bringing about a turnaround in the railways.

Cabinet approves merger of rail budget with general budget
New Delhi, Sept 21 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposals of Ministry of Finance on certain budgetary reforms, including the merger of Railway budget with the General budget.

Major reform by Modi government: to merge rail, general budgets
New Delhi, Sep 21 : In a major financial sector reform, India on Wednesday decided to do away with a 92-year-old legacy of separate general and railway budgets by unifying them, a tradition that has been continuing since British colonial times.

India to merge rail, general budgets; end non-plan, plan distinction
New Delhi, Sep 21 : India on Wednesday decided to do away with a 92-year-old legacy of separate general and railway budgets, by unifying them, as well as with the distinction between plan and non-plan expenditure.

Railway Budget and Union Budget to be merged
New Delhi, Sep 21 : The Union Cabinet, on Wednesday, approved the merger of the Railway budget with the Union Budget, according to media reports.

Union Cabinet gives approval to merging Railway budget with Union ...
New Delhi, [India], Sept 21 : In what it can be seen as a step towards reforming the entire budgetary process, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the merger of the annual railway budget with Union budget.

Railways to raise extra capital expenditure: Prabhu
New Delhi, Sep 21 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Wednesday that amalgamating the railway budget with general budget will help the Indian Railways to raise extra capital expenditure.

India to merge rail, general budgets; end non-plan, plan distinction
New Delhi, Sep 21 : India on Wednesday decided to do away with a 92-year-old legacy of separate general and railway budgets by unifying them and do away with differentiating plan and non-plan expenditure.

India to merge rail, general budgets; end non-plan, plan distinction
New Delhi, Sep 21 : India on Wednesday decided to do away with a 92-year-old legacy of a separate general and railway budget by unifying them and do away with differentiating plan and non-plan expenditure.

Cabinet may mull rail budget merger, Winter Session timing on ...
New Delhi, Sep 20 : The government's move to advance the Winter Session of Parliament to the second week of November and merger of the Railway Budget with the General Budget from next year may figure on the Cabinet agenda during its meeting on Wednesday, official sources said here.

NHRC notice to Railway Board over damaged tracks in Kerala
New Delhi, Sep 20 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued notice to the Railway Board over the weak and damaged tracks in Kerala.

Railways to launch 'Yatri Mitra Sewa' at major stations
New Delhi, Sep 19 : The Indian Railways on Monday said it will soon launch a "Yatri Mitra Sewa" service at major stations to assist old and differently abled passengers.

Suspicious backpack explodes near US train station
New York, Sep 19 : A backpack found near a New Jersey railway station exploded even as a bomb squad was attempting to disarm it, while authorities examined another suspicious package containing up to five devices, media reported on Monday.

Nine-day cleanliness drive underway at New Jalpaiguri railway station
New Jalpaiguri (West Bengal) [India], Sept. 19 (ANI): A special cleanliness drive is carried out by railway officers and volunteers in West Bengal.

Suspicious package found near New Jersey train station
Trenton (New Jersey), Sep 19 : A suspicious package was discovered on the Northeast Corridor railway track in Elizabeth, New Jersey, causing suspension of services, the authorities said.

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