Your browser does not support JavaScript or it may be disabled!
rediff.com
 India As It Happens
Rediff Labs will showcase innovative products that rediff is working on behind the scenes.
News   |   Images
NEWS ON MOBILE
Get Realtime News
on your webpage
See all results for  

Train Fare Hike

Afternoon Despatch & Courier
A MOST DISAPPOINTING BUDGET
Narendra Modi's five-year term Government has presented its first Budget. When the hike of 14.20 per cent in railway fares was announced without waiting for the Budget, then we thought maybe the Budget would be different from this, but as soon as ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier2 days ago
News Track India
Railway Budget 2014-15 Live: No Fare Hike, 58 New Trains
Union Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda presented today Union Railway Budget in Parliament. Increased passenger amenities, more safety measures, timely completion of projects and increased financial discipline are the main highlights of the ...
 News Track India3 weeks ago
Hindu Business Line
Fares will continue to rise: Gowda
As expected, Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda did not announce any fare hike in the Rail Budget. But, you will get a dose of the bitter pill later this year, as the Railways plans to continue passing on fuel price hikes to end-users. We will ...
 Hindu Business Line3 weeks ago
Railways Budget: A gravy train for the investors?
I guess, by now, most of us have deliberated the bold to the fine print of the Railways Budget 2014-15. At the first blush, it looks delightfully vague. Unable to see a clear blue print, the stock market gave its knee jerk reaction by shedding 518 ...
 VC Circle3 weeks ago
NDTV
Rail Budget 2014: Fare Hike Tough but Necessary, says Sadananda Gowda
New Delhi : Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda began presenting the Narendra Modi government's first Rail Budget today, with an acknowledgement of the enormity of the task he faces to revamp the mammoth Indian Railways. ( Rail Budget 2014: Track Live ...
 NDTV3 weeks ago
Financial Express
Rail budget: The Gravy train slows down
In a marked departure from past Rail Budgets, the NDA government, in its first year, has refrained from announcing a bouquet of sops, focussing instead on measures like private investments — both domestic and foreign — to bring the Railways back ...
 Financial Express3 weeks ago
New trains enthuse BJP MPs of Vidarbha
NAGPUR: The first-ever railway budget presented by the Narendra Modi government on Tuesday was applauded by the BJP members of parliament from Vidarbha region who described it is as forward-looking and a right catalyst for developmental agenda of ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
Five new trains for Punjab in Rail Budget 2014
b is all set to be back on the rails. The maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi-led NDA Government gave the State five new trains, including New Delhi-Bhatinda Shatabdi Express. The Railway Budget for 2014-15, presented by Union Railways ...
 New Delhi Pioneer3 weeks ago
Bullet for the people, trains for the BJP
Former Railway Minister and leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party Mallikarjun Kharge has termed the Modi Government's first Rail Budget as anti-poor. He said the Government has decided to take away the social responsibility factor in running ...
 Hindu Business Line3 weeks ago
Samaylive
After passenger fare hike what should be expected from Sadanand Gowda's Rail Budget?
Having done a pre-budget hike of 14.2 per cent 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 ...
 Samaylive3 weeks ago
Rail Budget 2014-15: More than 50 new trains announced; private sector to play role in rail
Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA govt presented its first rail budget today in the Parliament. The railways minister Sadanand Gowda unveiled the strategy of his govt regarding bringing the derailed Indian railways back on track. The rail ...
 Meri News3 weeks ago
DNA
Narendra Modi says 'Der aaye durust aaye' about Rail budget, promises development and upgradation
The budget that was presented had a lot to offer in terms of upgradation and future developments including the bullet trains, sanitation, wi-fi facilities but very little when it came to bringing down fares. Narendra Modi reiterated the fact that budget was ...
 DNA3 weeks ago
What can we expect from the rail budget?
The Narendra Modi government's maiden railway budget is due any time now. Having done a pre-budget hike of 14.2 per cent 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.With the growth in passenger earnings declining, railways is likely to spell out its strategy to earn additional revenue to reach the target in the ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Modi Railway Budget 2014: Safety, high-speed trains world-class stations on agenda
F acing its first challenge, the Narendra Modi government will present its first Railway Budget on Tuesday. High-speed trains, world-class stations and safe journeys are likely to be the government's top priorities. The high-profile Golden ...
 Moneycontrol.com3 weeks ago
Rail Budget today
NEW DELHI, July 7 - Having done a pre-Budget hike of 14.2 per cent 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 ...
 The Assam Tribune3 weeks ago
Financial Express
Rail Budget preview: Realistic approach likely on new trains, lines
Having done a pre-budget hike of 14.2 per cent 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 ...
 Financial Express3 weeks ago
Financial Express
Rail Budget preview: Sadananda Gowda likely to adopt realistic approach on new trains, lines
Having done a pre-budget hike of 14.2 per cent 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 ...
 Financial Express3 weeks ago
Rail Budget to spell out strategy to shore up revenue
Having done a pre-budget hike of 14.2 per cent 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 ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
Passengers seek better facilities from Modi Government's maiden railway budget
Railway passengers are expecting improved facilities, cleanliness and more trains from the maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government. The Railway Budget for 2014-15 will be presented by Railway Minister ...
 Sify3 weeks ago
Live: Railway Budget 2014
13:12 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 pm. 13:10 pm: Sadananda Gowda ends Railway Budget with quote in Kannada. Says he has an open mind to any correction in the Rail Budget. 13:09 pm: Ruckus in parliament over non-allocation of more new trains. ...
 The Hindu1 week ago
NDA govt imitated UPA Budget: Scindia
Summary He pointed out the NDA government's budget had accepted the UPA's revenue targets and that they have even been raised. The Opposition on Wednesday slammed the NDA government's maiden general Budget calling it directionless and saying ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
Focus on consolidation in Rail Budget: Gowda
STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE New Delhi, 15 July The Railway Minister Mr D V Sadananda Gowda today asserted that the railway budget 2014-15 has consciously moved away from populism and concentrated on consolidation. The emphasis is on timely ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago
India Railway Minister presents 2014-15 budget
Friday, On Tuesday, Indian The budget emphasized increased amenities for travelers, better safety, and timely completion of projects. There were no fare hikes announced as both passenger and freight fares had been increased last month. But, it was ...
 Wikinews2 weeks ago
Mamata Banerjee fumes as the centre curtails funding to Bengal-centric projects
The railway ministry may hand over Kolkata metro to urban development ministry Kolkata: Terming the Indian Railway Budget as political vendetta by the federal government to deprive West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has threatened to refuse ...
 Gulf News2 weeks ago
Railway budget
The Modi government's maiden railway budget (reported on July 9) indicates a paradigm shift in the history of the Railways. Proposals for safer and faster journeys raise new hope. With the introduction of measures for cleaner travel, let us hope ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
Growth oriented Rly budget
Minister for Railways has presented the Railway Budget for 2014-15 to the Parliament. As usual, Railway Budget is very comprehensive exercise embodying the achievements made, projects in the pipeline and proposals for future. On June 17 last, ...
 Daily Excelsior.com3 weeks ago
Rail Budget 2014: Opposition attack fails to derail Sadananda Gowda
NEW DELHI: Presenting the Modi government's first rail budget, railway minister Sadanand Gowda sounded rather business-like and spoke in a manner which reflected his own frill-less attitude to the serious job he had at hand. While his budget ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago
Current News India
Budget
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government on Tuesday presented its first railway budget, promising to seek increased foreign and domestic private investment to fund modernization of the country's huge but badly stretched network.The state-owned railway ...
 Current News India3 weeks ago
The Hindu
A long hoot for Kochi
The first rail budget presented by the NDA government, which has been unanimously dubbed as disappointing for Kerala, also caused severe heartburn for the rail users in Kochi. For, the city's name did not feature even once while announcing the new ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
Calcutta Telegraph
Parties slam
Ranchi, July 8: The Narendra Modi government's maiden railway budget has left both Opposition parties and the state BJP leaders fuming. While the Congress, JMM and Ajsu Party slammed the central government for ignoring the interests of people in ...
 Calcutta Telegraph3 weeks ago
Congress slams railway budget, says nothing new for Mumbai and Maharashtra
Chief minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday said the railway budget presented by railway minister Sadanand Gowda was "quite disappointing". "There's nothing in it for Maharashtra. We had asked the government to start various rail services and ...
 DNA India3 weeks ago
The Gulf Today
Rail budget growth-oriented, says PM
New Delhi: Hailing the Railway Budget as futuristic and growth-oriented, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said it is for the common people as it aspires for better service, speed and safety with focus on development of the country. He said ...
 The Gulf Today3 weeks ago
Rail Budget: PM claims authorship of austere package
NEW DELHI: On a day when his railway minister D V Sadananda Gowda came under fire for not presenting a populist budget, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stepped up to the plate to fully own up the austere package, saying it was the need of the hour. ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
Rly budget puts speed,safety, hygiene on track
Minister for Railways D V Sadananda Gowda in before presenting the budget on Tuesday NEW DELHI: Having already effected a steep hike in fares, the railway budget for 2014-15 spared passengers any fresh hike, but pitched for reforms by proposing ...
 AhmedabadMirror.com3 weeks ago
Getting back on track
Finally a pragmatic, not populist, rail Budget The big takeaway from the Railway Budget that Union Minister for Railways DV Sadananda Gowda presented in Parliament on Tuesday is the massive role that the private sector and public-private ...
 New Delhi Pioneer3 weeks ago
Parties, passenger associations flay Rail Budget
Staff Reporter GUWAHATI, July 8 The first Rail Budget of the new BJP-led NDA government drew sharp reactions from the political parties and passenger associations of Assam, who accused the Centre of neglecting the interest of the State and of ...
 Assam Tribune3 weeks ago
Many welcome Budget focus on passenger amenities, safety
lway Minister Sadanand Gowda's plan to lay more emphasis on providing passenger amenities and safety were welcomed by the railway passengers. In his budget speech, Gowda hiked the allocation for cleanliness by 40 per cent, proposed to introduce ...
 New Delhi Pioneer3 weeks ago
Budget a big let-down for Ukhand, feel many
ot giving a single representation to Uttarakhand in its cabinet, the Narendra Modi Government further snubbed the hill State when in its first Rail Budget it gave virtually nothing to Uttarakhand. The expectations of the people with regard to the ...
 New Delhi Pioneer3 weeks ago
The Freepress Journal
CM disappointed, Fadnavis upbeat
12:10 am Mumbai : Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said the rail budget presented on Tuesday has disappointed the state. But, the state BJP unit has praised it. The budget is very meek compared to that of the UPA government. We had communicated ...
 The Freepress Journal3 weeks ago
Protests erupt after Budget
RANCHI: The Narendra Modi government came under attack on Tuesday for neglecting Jharkhand in its maiden railway budget and many regional party workers protested and burnt effigies on Tuesday. The Centre has allotted just one weekly express train ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
Getting on board
Expectations were high that the NDA government's first rail budget would offer a definitive statement on the way forward for the Indian Railways, given the overwhelming majority of the BJP in the Lok Sabha and with the railway portfolio in the ...
 Indian Express3 weeks ago
Railway Budget 2014-15 lacks vision: Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi : Published on 8 Jul. 2014 9:44 PM IST ...
 Nagaland Post3 weeks ago
Highlights of the Railway Budget 2014-15
Union Minister for Railways D V Sadananda Gowda presented his maiden Budget on Tuesday, highlighting the government's ambitious plans. Highlights of the Railway Budget: * No new increase in passenger fares and freight charges * Bullet train on Mumbai-Ahmedabad Sector * Diamond quadrilateral for high speed trains * Plan to hike speed of trains to 160-200 km/hr in 9 sectors * Online booking to support 7,200 tickets/minute; to allow 1.2 lakh users log in simultaneously * Reservation system to ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
DNA
Twitter users react to the first #RailBudget2014 under Narendra Modi's administration
As DV Sadananda Gowda presented the Modi governement's ambitious Railway Budget , many reactions came to the fore. Termed as the first litmus test for Modi government, Gowda seemed ready to take on the journey with all smiles. The budget suggested Modi's ...
 DNA3 weeks ago
Railway Budget must aim to improve basic facilities first: Pawan Bansal
Former Railway Minister Pawan Bansal said on Tuesday that basic facilities need attention in railways more than anything else. Pawan Bansal told ANI, "A heavy dose of fare hike has already been given to the people. Now at least the basic facilities should be ...
 Sify3 weeks ago
How Narendra Modi's Rail Budget can ensure safety of women
As stakeholders and market experts peg their expectations from Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda's maiden budget, one key element that remains to be factored within the economic purview is that of women's safety. Even though a substantial sum is allocated ...
 DNA3 weeks ago
Railway budget: Passengers want better services, security
Ahead of the first railway budget by the Narendra Modi government being presented today, passengers across the nation are expecting better services that are easy on the pocket. Shibudeep Mukherjee, a passenger from Kolkata, told ANI, "Service needs to be ...
 Sify3 weeks ago
IndiaTV News
Narendra Modi government to present its 1st Rail Budget today
New Delhi : Having done a pre-Budget hike of 14.2 percent in passenger fares and raised freight rates, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda's will present his maiden Rail Budget on Tuesday. High-speed trains, world-class stations and safe journeys are likely ...
 IndiaTV News3 weeks ago
What to expect from the Railway Budget
Having done a pre-budget hike of 14.2 per cent 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 (Rs 260 billion). With the growth in passenger earnings declining, railways is likely to spell out its strategy to earn additional revenue to reach the target in the current fiscal. While many unviable projects may be scrapped, ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Modi government to present its first Rail Budget today, safety and cleanliness top priority
With the growth in passenger earnings declining, railways is likely to spell out its strategy to earn additional revenue to reac Having done a pre-Budget hike of 14.2 percent in passenger fares and raised freight rates, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda's will ...
 Asian Age3 weeks ago
IndiaTV News
Modi govt's Rail Budget to spell out strategy to shore up revenue
New Delhi : Having done a pre-budget hike of 14.2 per cent 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 ...
 IndiaTV News3 weeks ago
Tough journey ahead
Ahead of the rail budget, the Narendra Modi government on Friday took a tough decision to raise long overdue railway passenger fares by a whopping 14.2 per cent in all classes and hiked freight by a modest 6.5 per cent with immediate effect to mop up an ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
Focus on safety and cleanliness, Gowda tells Railways
Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda on Thursday asked senior officials to pull up their socks to ensure better services, and said a decision on hiking passenger fares and on allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in railways is likely to be taken before the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
Rail Budget to spell out strategy to shore up revenue
agency NEW DELHI: Having done a pre-budget hike of 14.2 per cent 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 ...
 State Times3 weeks ago
Rail budget to spell out strategy to shore up revenue
Having done a pre-budget hike of 14.2 per cent 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 ...
 The Financial Chronicle3 weeks ago
Rail Budget to spell out strategy to shore up revenue
Having done a pre-budget hike of 14.2 per cent in passenger fares and raised freight rates, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowdas maiden budget is likely to adopt a realistic approach in announcing new trains, lines and survey in view of the cash crunch of Rs ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
Asia Net India
Rail Budget to spell out strategy to shore up revenue
New Delhi, Jul 7, 2014: Having done a pre-budget hike of 14.2 per cent 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 ...
 Asia Net India3 weeks ago
Modi government to present its first Rail Budget today, safety and cleanliness top priority
With the growth in passenger earnings declining, railways is likely to spell out its strategy to earn additional revenue to reac Having done a pre-Budget hike of 14.2 percent in passenger fares and raised freight rates, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda's will ...
 Asian Age3 weeks ago
Rail Budget to spell out strategy to shore up revenue
Having done a pre-budget hike of 14.2 per cent 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.With the growth in passenger earnings declining, railways is likely to spell out its strategy to earn additional revenue to reach the target in the current fiscal. While many unviable projects may be scrapped, Gowda will also ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Get

Realtime News

on your Webpage

Add Widget >Get your members hooked!
Happening by Location Click on any location on map to view latest news by location