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Train drivers to strike from Wednesday: union
Seconds to flee as train hits bus CNN Top Stories (Today) - Passengers rushed to get off a Georgia bus before a train collided with it. CNN affiliate WSB reports.... News24.com | Fearful, desperate refugees flee Burundi Fearful and desperate, ...
 NigerianHerald.com1 week ago
Hindustan Times
No fare hike no new trains Prabhus reformdriven rail budget
Suresh Prabhu shunned the populism of the past to deliver a reformoriented railway budget on Thursday that focused on modernising an ageing network and improving amenities for the 23 million Indians who ride its trains daily
 Hindustan Times2 months ago
The Assam Tribune
No new trains, fare hike in Rail Budget
NEW DELHI, Feb 26 - The Railway Budget today hiked freight rates on cement, coal, foodgrain and pulses, urea, kerosene and LPG by up to 10 per cent to mop up an additional Rs 4,000 crore a year, but spared passengers from any raise in fares while ruling out ...
 The Assam Tribune2 months ago
Rail Budget 2015: Investment plans impressive, execution is key, say experts
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu stayed away from announcing populist measures – no fare hike, no new trains -- as he presented his maiden Railway Budget Thursday.
 Money Control2 months ago
Jagran Post
Suresh Prabhu's mantras for Railways: Borrowing, PPP, asset monetisation
Prabhu asserted he did not go for hike in passenger fares or using taxpayers' money for development of projects. He also dismissed apprehensions that freight rate increase would have any major impact on prices of essential items. Prabhu, who did not announce ...
 Jagran Post2 months ago
No hike in train passenger fare, no new trains
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today spared passengers from any hike in fares but made changes in freight rates to rake in more money while ruling out privatisation. Presenting the first full-fledged Rail Budget of the Modi government for 2015-16, he made ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
Railway Budget 2015: No new trains, no hike in passenger fares, freight hiked
This is the first time in many years that the Railways Minister has not announced any new trains Sanjeeb Mukherjee | New Delhi February 26, 2015Last Updated at 13:33 IST In a radical departure from his predecessors, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu did not ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
India Today
Rail Budget 2015: No new trains, no passenger fare hike
To drive Indian Railways out of its 'troubles', Union Minister Suresh Prabhu prescribed market borrowings, public-private partnerships and monetising assets to garner Rs 8.5 lakh crore worth resources over the next five years. HIGHLIGHTS | Railway Budget ...
 India Today2 months ago
No hike in train passenger fares
Railway minister Suresh Prabhu today spared passengers from any hike in fares but made changes in freight rates to rake in more money while ruling out privatisation. Presenting the first full-fledged Rail Budget of the Modi government for 2015-16, he made ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago
Budget spares fare hike, promises modern, global network
Keeping passenger fares unchanged, Minister Suresh Prabhu presented his maiden budget for Indian Railways Thursday, promising to balance passenger needs and long-term interests of the organisation to benchmark it globally on quality, safety and reach.Nine ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
Prabhu promises India modern rail network with no fare hike
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today spared passengers from any hike in fares but made changes in freight rates to rake in more money while ruling out privatisation. Presenting the first full-fledged Rail Budget of the Modi government for 2015-16, he made ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
Hindustan Times
Rail Budget 2015 No fare hike no new trains govt pledges Rs 850000 crore to modernise railways
Keeping passenger fares unchanged minister Suresh Prabhu presented his maiden budget for Indian Railways onnbspThursday promising to balance passenger needs and longterm interests of the organisation to benchmark it globally on quality safety and reach Poll ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago
First Post.com
Rail Budget 2015 Live: What to expect? No fare hikes, cleaner trains, push for 'Make in India'
We track the latest developments as Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu presents his first Railway Budget. The post Rail Budget 2015 Live: What to expect? No fare hikes, cleaner trains, push for ‘Make in India’ appeared first on Firstpost .
 First Post.com2 months ago
Railway Budget: Suresh Prabhu May Take Another Route for Train Fare Hike
NDTV | Updated On: February 25, 2015 20:56 (IST) File Photo: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Though Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu is not expected to hike train fares in his first Rail Budget, he could announce steps for setting up of a statutory tariff ...
 NDTV2 months ago
Jagran Post
Rail Budget 2015: People say 'Hey Prabhu' as no hike in fare, Railway chugs in on reform track
Presenting his maiden budget, the first full-fledged exercise of the Modi government, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu did not announce any new trains or lines pending a review but said he would concentrate on consolidating the existing ones. Read more: Read ...
 Jagran Post2 months ago
Jagran Post
Rail Buget 2015: No hike in fare, thrust on more investment for upgrading Rail network, says Prabhu
Presenting the first full-fledged Rail Budget of the Modi government for 2015-16, he made adjustments in freight rates that exempted salt but would hike rates on carriage of cement, coal and coke, iron or steel and petroleum products. The Budget also revised ...
 Jagran Post2 months ago
Delhiites: Trains must be more secure, clean
Commuters travel by a train at Loni railway station in Ghaziabad on Thursday. PTI There were mixed reactions in Delhi on Thursday to railway minister Suresh Prabhu’s maiden Rail Budget, which had a slew of announcements and new measures to provide a better ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
Lower diesel prices among reasons behind no hike in rail fares
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said decline in prices of diesel, a major source of fuel for railways, is one of the reasons behind the government's decision not to hike passenger fares. The Minister also said that to tide over the issue of energy, ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago
Jagran Post
Railway Budget full of lofty ideas but no action plan: Nitish Kumar
"Its like there is a train coach but no passenger," Kumar, who served as Railway minister during NDA regime of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, told reporters. Kumar, who saw the entire proceeding of presentation of Railway budget on TV, said ...
 Jagran Post2 months ago
Rail Budget 2015: Economy class train ‘Bharat Gaurav’ to be announced
New Delhi: Hundred new trains along with a new economic class AC train, ‘Bharat Gaurav’ are likely to be announced in annual Rail Budget which will be presented by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in the Parliament tomorrow. There will not be any ...
 IndiaTV News2 months ago
E Pao!
Rail Budget 2015 No fare hike, no new trains, but more investment
Rail Budget 2015 No fare hike, no new trains, but more investment Source: The Sangai Express / Agencies New Delhi, February 26 2015: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday spared passengers from any hike in fares but made changes in freight rates to rake ...
 E Pao!2 months ago
Times of India
Rail Budget 2015: No fare hike, no new trains, but more investment
Railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday spared passengers from any hike in fares but made changes in freight rates to rake in more money while ruling out privatisation. Presenting the first full-fledged Rail Budget of the Modi government for 2015-16, he ...
 Times of India2 months ago
Money Control
No hike in Train passenger fares, but rise in freight rates
Presenting the first full-fledged Rail Budget of the Modi government for 2015-16, he made adjustments in freight rates that exempted salt but would hike rates on carriage of cement, coal and coke, iron or steel and petroleum products.
 Money Control2 months ago
IBN Live
Railway Budget 2015 live: No new trains, no fare hike, focus on cleanliness, tech and passenger ...
Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu unveiled his first Budget on Thursday, did not increase passenger fare and put a lot of emphasis on cleanliness. 2015-02-26 13:24:34 Suresh Prabhu ends his Budget speech. NO FARE HIKES ANNOUNCED, NO NEW TRAINS ANNOUNCED, FOCUS ...
 IBN Live2 months ago
First Post.com
Rail Budget 2015: Suresh Prabhu woos commuters, promises better food, AC trains and no fare hike
In his maiden Budget as railway minister, Prabhu has not only looked upon improving the physical facilities available to passengers but also promised to better the digital interface to make it more customer-friendly. The post Rail Budget 2015: Suresh Prabhu ...
 First Post.com2 months ago
One India
Rail Budget: No hike in train passenger fares; changes in freight rates
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today spared passengers from any hike in fares but made changes in freight rates to rake in more money while ruling out privatisation. Presenting the first full-fledged Rail Budget of the Modi government for 2015-16, he made ...
 One India2 months ago
Indian railways can give you 'cold sweats' this summer
Bengaluru , May 25:The Indian railways has taken the phrase 'cold sweat' too seriously these days since it is giving one to each of its AC passengers too often. There was no hike in the railway fare in the budget session this year, but if this the ...
 Oneindia1 day ago
Indian Railways in 'severe financial crisis' again, finds panel headed by ex-Rail minister Dinesh Trivedi
After two years of sustained healthy operations, Indian Railways is facing a severe financial crisis again, a Parliamentary panel headed by former railway minister Dinesh Trivedi has said in its report. Tearing into the government's claim of a ...
 Smart Investor1 month ago
Kayakalp Indian Railways needs
Even as Suresh Prabhu made an honest attempt to shun populism and address the real issue of chronic under-investment in railways, it is time for our political class take to the way of the monarchs of yore, not with first class royal facilities but ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 months ago
Budget 2015: As it happened
Key points - George Osborne presents the 2015 budget - 2015 UK growth revised up to 2.5% by OBR - Chancellor pledges to end austerity by 2019/20 - Tax free allowance to go up to £10,800 next year - New personal savings allowance for ...
 BBC2 months ago
Suresh Prabhu vows rail ‘rebirth’ in 4 years, hikes freight by 10 per cent
Suresh Prabhu (right) and MoS Manoj Sinha arrive at Parliament House with Railway Budget papers—(Photo: Pritam Bandyopadhyay) Staying off the beaten track of hiking passenger fares and annoucing a long list of new trains, railway minister Suresh Prabhakar ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
Time to get going
Railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday presented his maiden budget focusing on customer satisfaction, capacity expansion and strengthening finances of the ailing transporter, besides outlining a whopping five-year investment plan of Rs 8.56 lakh crore, ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago
Rail Budget 'pragmatic', says Railwaymen's Federation
ess Trust of India | New Delhi February 26, 2015 Last Updated at 23:28 IST All India Railwaymen's Federation (AIRF) today said Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu's maiden Rail Budget was "pragmatic". "We appreciate budget proposal of not hiking fares and also not ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
TMC describes rail budget as 'anti-people'
Criticising the budget, TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the Centre was trying to befool the people in the country by saying there was no hike in passenger fare. "But they have already hiked the rail fare after coming to power," ...
 Jagran Post2 months ago
Prices of food grain, pulses set to rise as rail freight increased by 10 percent
Presenting his maiden budget, the first full-fledged exercise of the Modi government, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu did not announce any new trains or lines pending a review but said he would concentrate on consolidating the existing ones. "I have not ...
 Jagran Post2 months ago
Jagran Post
Rail budget realistic, not populist: Venkaiah Naidu
He said the budget was "most reassuring" as it gives a very innovative account of the road ahead to make railways backbone of the country's transportation and engine of economic growth. Taking on the opposition for its criticism over no new trains, he ...
 Jagran Post2 months ago
Highlights of Railway Budget 2015
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 Outlook2 months ago
India Today
Rail Budget 2015: Hey Prabhu, how will this happen?
Presenting his first rail budget, Suresh Prabhu was all steam and fire as he made the hour-long presentation peppered with humour and humility in Lok Sabha on Thursday. Playing with words, he invoked God (Prabhu) and said: "One of the first things I asked was ...
 India Today2 months ago
Read full coverage on 2015-16 Rail Budget
01:17 PM: Railway Budget 2015-16 ends 01:09 PM: Project worth Rs 2,500 crore using BOT annunity route to be launched, says Prabhu 01:08 PM: Regulatory mechanism to be set up for deciding on tariff and disputes 01:07 PM: Corruption at all levels is affecting ...
 Jagran Post2 months ago
Trak.in
Railway Budget 2015 Live. Highlights & Key Announcements
Indian Railway Budget will be unveiled by Railway minister, Shri, Suresh Prabhu today. We will be bringing you Highlights and key announcements about this budget live as it happens. So, what are common man’s expectation from this Railway Budget? Reduction ...
 Trak.in2 months ago
IBN Live
What Twitterati expect from Suresh Prabhu's Railway Budget 2015
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will present his maiden Budget in Parliament at 12 noon on Thursday and people have high hopes from the Narendra Modi government. Sources said the focus of Budget will be on attracting investment, modernisation of trains through ...
 IBN Live2 months ago
Rediff.com
Suresh Prabhu to present Rail Budget in Parliament today
Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu will unveil his first Budget on Thursday and a lot of suggestions from the Prime Minister's Office have been incorporated in the budget, said sources. Prabhu's Budget will focus on attracting investment, modernisation of trains, expansion of Wifi service and transparency in railway systems. While a fare hike is unlikely across the board, a cess for cleanliness cannot be ruled out.Prabhu is likely to unravel his grand plans of how to decrease the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Jagran Post
Rail Budget 2015: Suresh Prabhu to unveil plans for raising resources
Minister of State for Railway Manoj Sinha had earlier ruled out a reduction in fares in the context of lowering of diesel rates but Prabhu is expected to make a tight rope walk as he tries to bridge the huge gap in finances while presenting his maiden budget ...
 Jagran Post2 months ago
IBN Live
Full text of Suresh Prabhu's Railway Budget 2015 speech
lway Budget 2015 speech Indian Railway Budget Speech 2015-16 Speech of Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu introducing the Railway Budget for 2015-16 on 26th of February, 2015 Madam Speaker, He also stressed on providing basic amenities to passengers and their ...
 IBN Live2 months ago
IBN Live
Suresh Prabhu to unveil plans for raising resources in his maiden Rail Budget
Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu will unveil his first Budget on Thursday and a lot of suggestions from the Prime Minister's Office have been incorporated in the budget, said sources. Prabhu's Budget will focus on attracting investment, modernisation of ...
 IBN Live2 months ago
Hindustan Times
No fare hike no new trains Prabhus reformdriven rail budget
Suresh Prabhu shunned the populism of the past to deliver a reformoriented railway budget on Thursday that focused on modernising an ageing network and improving amenities for the 23 million Indians who ride its trains daily
 Hindustan Times2 months ago
Sahil Online
No hike in train passenger fare, no new trains
ke in train passenger fare, no new trains Thu, 26 Feb 2015 - 17:00:04 | Source: PTI | Posted by: Mubashir | New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today spared passengers from any hike in fares but made changes in freight rates to rake in more money while ...
 Sahil Online2 months ago
IBN Live
Railway Budget 2015: No new trains, no fare hike, focus on cleanliness, tech and passenger amenities
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu played safe in his maiden Budget refusing to take the populist route of announcing a large number of new trains but also failed to take measures to increase the earnings of the public transporter by not increasing the passenger ...
 IBN Live2 months ago
No hike in train passenger fares
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today spared passengers from any hike in fares but made changes in freight rates to rake in more money while ruling out privatisation. Presenting the first full-fledged Rail Budget of the Modi government for 2015-16, he made ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Hindustan Times
Rail Budget 2015 No fare hike no new trains govt pledges Rs 850000 crore to modernise railways
Keeping passenger fares unchanged minister Suresh Prabhu presented his maiden budget for Indian Railways onnbspThursday promising to balance passenger needs and longterm interests of the organisation to benchmark it globally on quality safety and reach Poll ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago
One India
Rail Budget: No hike in train passenger fares; changes in freight rates
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today spared passengers from any hike in fares but made changes in freight rates to rake in more money while ruling out privatisation. Presenting the first full-fledged Rail Budget of the Modi government for 2015-16, he made ...
 One India2 months ago
Trak.in
Railway Budget 2015 Live. Highlights & Key Announcements
Indian Railway Budget will be unveiled by Railway minister, Shri, Suresh Prabhu today. We will be bringing you Highlights and key announcements about this budget live as it happens. So, what are common man’s expectation from this Railway Budget? Reduction ...
 Trak.in2 months ago

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