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Cong protests 'anti-poor' rail fare hike
The Delhi unit of the Congress party on Tuesday created ruckus at the official residence of Union Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda over the rail budget. The party members also removed Gowda's nameplate and gheraoed his cavalcade. As Gowda completed his Budget ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
Jaya welcomes Rail budget; against feul-linked fare hike
Jaya also welcomed the proposals to introduce new trains connecting Chennai to different parts of the country. CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today described the NDA Government's maiden Railway budget as "fiscally responsible and bold" but ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
The Hindu
Rail roko in Puducherry for rollback of fare hike
Members of DYFI, Aidwa and SFI staging a rail roko at Puducherry railway station on Sunday. — PHOTO: T. SINGARAVELOU
 The Hindu2 months ago
Train services disrupted due to protest against fare hike
Train services were disrupted for some time in Howrah-Kharagpur division following protests against rail passenger fair hikes today. The SUCI activists squatted on the tracks and blocked train movement for nearly half an hour before police cleared ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
CPI cadres block train in Tiruttani to protest against hike in rail fare
Police arrested the protesters and detained them at a Kalyana Mantapam near the railway station.
 Times of India2 months ago
Business Standard
Congress stages 'rail roko' in Maharashtra against fare hike
Congress workers today staged a 'rail roko' in various parts of Maharashtra, excluding Mumbai, to protest the train fare hike. "We decided to exclude Mumbai, where the 'rail roko' demonstrations were slated from 11 AM to 12 noon, to avoid inconvenience to ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
First Post.com
Cong stages 'rail roko' protest against fare hike in Maharashtra
Congress workers on Wednesday staged ' rail roko ' in various parts of Maharashtra, excluding Mumbai, to protest the train fare hike. The post Cong stages ‘rail roko’ protest against fare hike in Maharashtra appeared first on Firstpost .
 First Post.com2 months ago
Business Standard
Cong workers stage 'rail roko' in Maha against fare hike
Congress workers today staged a 'rail roko' in various parts of Maharashtra, excluding Mumbai, to protest the train fare hike. "We decided to exclude Mumbai, where the 'rail roko' demonstrations were slated from 11 AM to 12 noon, to avoid inconvenience to ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
First Post.com
No rail fare hike for suburban commuters travelling up to 80 km
In a relief for suburban commuters in Mumbai local trains, the Railways have decided not to increase fares for the first 80 kms for those travelling in the 2nd class. The post No rail fare hike for suburban commuters travelling up to 80 km appeared first on ...
 First Post.com2 months ago
After flurry of protests, govt rolls back suburban fare hike
Spelling significant relief for daily commuters in Chennai and other metros, the Narendra Modi government on Tuesday rolled back the suburban train fare hike ranging from 60-150%, and announced a flat hike of 14.2% on second class monthly season tickets.
 Times of India2 months ago
State Times
Cong, BSP activists hold protests against railway fare hike
 STAff reporter JAMMU: Congress and BSP activists on Wednesday held protest at different places in Jammu against the railway fare hike by the Union Government. Congress activists, while raising anti-Centre slogans, entered Jammu Railway Station and tried to ...
 State Times2 months ago
A flying start, some tough decisions and a rollback
Railway fare hike withdrawn for suburban trains
 Business Standard2 months ago
Times of India
Relief to Mumbaikars: No fare hike in second-class suburban trains up to 80km
The railways also said that the fare hike in the unreserved segment shall come into force from June 28 as against June 25 when the increase will be implemented otherwise.
 Times of India2 months ago
Railways partially rolls back local train fares
In a partial rollback, the Railways on Tuesday announced that the recent hike of 14.2 per cent in passenger fares will not apply to second class suburban journey upto 80 kms, a decision that will give relief to lakhs of travellers mainly in metro cities. In a revised order, the Railways also said that the fare hike in the unreserved segment shall come into force from June 28 as against June 25 when the increase will be implemented otherwise. Click NEXT to read ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Railways rolls back price hike in local trains fare
The Railways have partially rolled back the hike in rail fare for second class daily fares up to a distance of 80 km.
 India Today2 months ago
Partial rollback in Railway fare hike
Hike in rail fares not to apply to second class suburban trains for travel up to 80 km, says
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Business Standard
Phased fare hike for suburban train operations to fuel losses
on of a tariff hike for suburban rail passengers may not cost the Railways much in terms of revenue but the national transporter would continue bearing losses on one of the highly subsidized passenger segment. Through the fare hike of 14.6%, the Railways had ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Business Standard
Cong workers protest rail fare hike
Congress workers today blocked tracks and stopped a train at Palam Railway Station here demanding immediate rollback of the increase in rail fares. Protestors led by Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee's president Arvinder Singh Lovely torched an effigy of Union ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
First Post.com
Rail Minister promises to rethink fare hike, tweets BJP MLC Vinod Tawde
BJP member and MLC Vinod Tawde,met rail minister Sadanand Gowda and asked to him to reconsider a steep fare hike in local trains. The post Rail Minister promises to rethink fare hike, tweets BJP MLC Vinod Tawde appeared first on Firstpost .
 First Post.com2 months ago
IBN Live
Modi government rules out rollback of rail fare hike despite protests
The Narendra Modi government has ruled out a rollback in rail fare hike despite pressure from ally Shiv Sena. Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress MPs from Maharashtra also met Rail Minister Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday over the fare hike in local trains in ...
 IBN Live2 months ago
Major relief for commuters: No hike upto 80km
Higher rail fares from today In a bid to placate Mumbai suburban commuters, the Indian Railways on Tuesday modified its decision on the passenger fare hike, and said there would be no change in fares for second class travel upto 80 km. The hike in rail fares ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
Shiv Sena slams BJP over fare hike
‘The steep fare hike is like running the train over the common man’ At a time when every Opposition party is baying for BJP’s blood, it has been refused a warm comforting hug even from its oldest friend. Instead, the BJP is being chided from this ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
Rail fare hike burden on people: Mamata Banerjee
Congress workers protest against the Union government over the hike in railway fares at CST Railway Station in Mumbai on Monday. Tearing into the Modi government for the rail fare hike, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday demanded its ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
Youth Congress stages protest against railway fare hike
Scores of Youth Congress activists staged a protest against the hike in railway fare and freight charges near the Charbagh station here today, during which police had to resort to lathicharge to stop them from obstructing train services. The Youth ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Congress plans rail blockade in Maharashtra against fare hike
The Maharashtra unit of the Congress will organise a rail blockade across the state Wednesday to protest the recent hike in railway passenger fares and freight rates, its chief said Monday."We demand a roll-back of the fares immediately, failing which we will ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
NDTV
Trainwreck, Alleges BJP Ally Sena on Fare Hike, Without Seeking Reversal
The decision to make train travel more expensive is "like running over the common man with a train," says the Shiv Sena, which participates in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's coalition government.' However, the Sena, headed by Uddhav Thackeray, has not asked ...
 NDTV2 months ago
Blog: Train Fare Hike A Start But Not Enough
(Captain GR Gopinath founded Air Deccan and is considered a pioneer in the low-cost airline sector. He quit Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party on May 24, five months after joining it) The hike in rail fares has unsurprisingly raised the hackles of opposition ...
 NDTV2 months ago
Narendra Modi government comes under attack from Shiv Sena over railway fare hike
"Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda has in the first instance brought a steep fare hike and has run the train over the common man," an editorial in Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamna' said today. Noting that people had voted Narendra Modi to power to save them from ...
 Economic Times2 months ago
Modi govt comes under attack from Sena fire over rly fare hike
After political rivals, the Narendra Modi government has come under fire from Shiv Sena over the rail fare hike with its oldest ally terming the move as akin to the common man being run over by train. "Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda has in the first ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Rediff.com
Shiv Sena mocks government's steep railway fare hike
After political rivals, the Narendra Modi government has come under fire from Shiv Sena over the rail fare hike with its oldest ally terming the move as akin to the common man being run over by train. "Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda has in the first instance brought a steep fare hike and has run the train over the common man," an editorial in Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamna' said. Noting that people had voted Narendra Modi to power to save them from inflation, the editorial said, "However, the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Business Standard
Gowda has run train over common man: Sena
After political rivals, the Narendra Modi government has come under fire from Shiv Sena over the rail fare hike with its oldest ally terming the move as akin to the common man being run over by train. "Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda has in the first ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Business Standard
Common man has been run over by train: Sena on rail fare hike
Shiv Sena, an ally of the BJP, today said "common man has been run over by train" with the sudden and steep hike in rail fares. By doing this, the Centre has handed over a tool to the opposition parties, an editorial in today's edition of Shiv Sena ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Rediff.com
Rail fare hike is like running over people with train: BJP ally Shiv Sena
The steep hike in the cost of train travel for passengers has activated a confrontation for the government with not just the Opposition but a key ally."The Railways Minister has run a train over the public by increasing fares," said Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, on the 14% hike in passenger fares, in a stinging editorial in his party's paper. He said a similar move by the Congress, which was voted out in a stunning defeat in last month's national election, would have been excoriated ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
NDTV
BJP Ally Shiv Sena Says Fare Hike is Like Running Over People With Train
All India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Updated: June 23, 2014 10:33 IST The steep hike in the cost of train travel for passengers has activated a confrontation for the government with not just the Opposition but a key ally. "The Railways Minister has run a ...
 NDTV2 months ago
Pressure mounts on Gowda; Sena, BJP MPs meet him over Mumbai rail fares
Pressure is mounting on the Narendra Modi government to scrap the rail fare hike for Mumbai suburban trains. Shiv Sena and Maharashtra BJP MPs met Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda to discuss their concerns over the rail fare hike. Government sources say Shiv ...
 IBN Live2 months ago
First Post.com
Fare hike: Must decide if we want world class trains, says Jaitley
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley writes on the rail fare hike, says it was essential to prevent the Railways from bleeding, running into a debt trap. The post Fare hike: Must decide if we want world class trains, says Jaitley appeared first on Firstpost .
 First Post.com2 months ago
Train fare hike: RSS taken aback by the timing of the decision; says will not interfere as Narendra Modi has a vision
According to top sources in the RSS, there has been a bit of a worry over the blowback of this decision on the government. NEW DELHI: Tough economic decisions are never really politically palatable, the across-the-board hike in railway fares has been one such ...
 Economic Times2 months ago
Trinamool to hit the streets Monday against rail fare hike
After the opposition Congress and the CPI-M, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress would hit the streets from Monday in protest against the hike in train fares.Trinamool national general secretary Mukul Roy said his party would organise a week-long ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
Congress, SP workers stop trains, submit memos against rail fare hike
Intensifying their protest against the hike in rail fare, Congress and Samajwadi Party workers on Sunday stopped several trains across Uttar Pradesh and submitted memorandums demanding immediate rollback of the increase. Congress workers staged demonstrations ...
 Zee News2 months ago
Rail Fare Hike: Cong, SP Workers Stop Trains in UP
'The UPA government had taken to increase the fares for both passenger and freight but did... An Ounce Of Hope Is Worth A Ton Of Despair We've tended to assume that people are more selfish than they really are. Surveys across 60... Sisyphus Redeemed Tragedy ...
 Outlook2 months ago
Will the rise in railway fare affect Shiv Sena-BJP alliance in Maharashtra
The move by the Narendra Modi government to increase railway fare is facing a flak from all quarters, especially the BJP's state allies in Maharashtra considering that the state is ready to elections in few months. The people of Maharashtra, in the last 15 ...
 DNA2 months ago
IndiaTV News
Congress workers stage 'rail roko' in Maharashtra against fare hike
Mumbai: Congress workers today staged a ‘rail roko’ in various parts of Maharashtra, excluding Mumbai, to protest the train fare hike.“We decided to exclude Mumbai, where the ‘rail roko’ demonstrations were slated from 11 AM to ...
 IndiaTV News2 months ago
Congress workers stage `rail roko` in Maharashtra against fare hike
Mumbai: Congress workers on Wednesday staged a 'rail roko' in various parts of Maharashtra, excluding Mumbai, to protest the train fare hike. "We decided to exclude Mumbai, where the 'rail roko' demonstrations were slated from 11 am to 12 noon, to avoid ...
 Zee News2 months ago
Cong Workers Stage 'Rail Roko' Against Fare Hike
The full text of the letter by the senior Aam Aadmi Party leader and Supreme court lawyer to the PM 'It Is Majoritarianism That Needs To Be Contested' 'I have always questioned the secularism-communalism divide in India's political discourse... Mumbai Musings ...
 Outlook2 months ago
Parties continue to rail against fare hike
Political parties cut across boundaries on Saturday to continue protesting against the pre-Railway Budget hike in railway passenger fare and freight rate. Demonstrations were reported from all across the country. The Congress and the CPM took to the streets ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
Rail fare hike: Residents of distant suburbs hit hardest
The steepest rail fare hike in living memory has angered Mumbai’s commuters who are forced to travel cattle class in locals that are not cleaned for weeks and endure long delays as trains seldom ply on time.
 Times of India2 months ago
Govt defends fare hike as protests grow
Amid protests and criticism from political parties, the government on Saturday strongly defended the increase in train passenger fares, including for short-distance travel
 Times of India2 months ago
Himalayan times
Steep rail fare hike sparks protests
NEW DELHI: Angry demonstrators blocked railway tracks and burned effigies of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today to protest a steep hike in train fares, seen as the government’s first tough step towards reforming a sluggish economy. Modi’s ...
 Himalayan times2 months ago
Would urge PM to roll back rail fare hike: Uddhav Thackeray
Terming the train fare hike as "shocking", Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today said he will speak to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and request him to roll it back. "The fare hike is shocking. Sena MPs will follow up the issue to ensure that hike is ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Rediff.com
Uddhav to urge PM to roll back 'shocking' rail fare hike
Terming the train fare hike as "shocking", Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said he will speak to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and request him to roll it back. "The fare hike is shocking. Sena MPs will follow up the issue to ensure that hike is called off," a Sena spokesperson quoted Uddhav as saying. The poor cannot afford such a hike, Uddhav said. "If it's not possible to withdraw it, then at least reduce it." In one of the biggest hikes, cash-strapped railways on Friday ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Partial rollback: Rail fare hike not to apply on suburban travel upto 80 kms
In a partial rollback, the Railways today announced that the recent hike of 14.2 per cent in passenger fares will not apply to second class suburban journey upto 80 kms, a decision that will give relief to lakhs of travellers mainly in metro cities. In a ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
Money Today
No fare hike on suburban train travel up to 80 km
In a revised order, the Railways also said that the fare hike in the unreserved segment shall come into force from June 28 as against June 25 when the increase will be implemented otherwise. Railways also gave some relief to monthly pass holders by reverting ...
 Money Today2 months ago
IndiaTV News
Delhi Congress protests against rail fare hike
New Delhi: The Congress party's Delhi unit Tuesday protested here against the central government's decision to hike rail fares.Led by Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely, party workers halted a train for some time at Palam railway station in ...
 IndiaTV News2 months ago
Roll back rail fare hike: BJP, Shiv Sena MPs from Maharashtra meet Railway Minister
Fares in Mumbai will double after the 14.4 per cent increase BJP, Shiv Sena MPS from Maharastra met the Railway minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda to discuss the increase in the railway fares in the state. They met with the agenda of seeking a reduction in Mumbai ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
Delhi: Congress Workers Protest Rail Fare Hike
So both the Maharashra CM and governor stay put, at least for now, as the political temperatures... 'A Difficult But A Correct Decision' 'The UPA government had taken to increase the fares for both passenger and freight but did... An Ounce Of Hope Is Worth A ...
 Outlook2 months ago
Business Standard
Congress workers protest rail fare hike
Congress workers today blocked tracks and stopped a train at Palam Railway Station here demanding immediate rollback of the increase in rail fares. Protestors led by Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee's president Arvinder Singh Lovely torched an effigy of Union ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
IBN Live
Rail fare hike: Passengers may ditch Railways, switch to low cost airlines
The margin between air and train fare has been decreasing with domestic airlines offering discounted tickets every now and then. While the passengers breathe a sigh of disappointment, it is the airlines that are awaiting to go the full monty. As Captain ...
 IBN Live2 months ago
Govt rules out rollback of rail fare hike despite protests
BJP and Congress MPs from Maharashtra met Rail Minister Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday over the fare hike in local trains in Mumbai. The minister has assured them that concerns of Mumbaikars will be considered.
 Money Control2 months ago
NDTV
Rail Fare Hike: Protests All Over, Parties Demand Rollback
The Narendra Modi government's decision to hike train fares by 14 per cent continues to face more criticism from political parties. M Karunanidhi, the chief of the DMK, said today that the fare hike will badly affect poor and middle classes. "The BJP ...
 NDTV2 months ago
Rail fare hike: SP workers bring train to halt
Congress workers in Bhopal also protested against the government's decision to hike railway fare ANI | Allahabad June 21, 2014 Last Updated at 11:30 IST
 Business Standard2 months ago
Current News India
Roll Back Rail Fare Hike, Say BJP, Sena MPs From Poll
New Delhi:   After announcing a steep hike in rail fares from tomorrow, the new government faces rollback demands from its own MPs and ally in Maharashtra, which goes to polls in a few months.10 MPs of the BJP and its oldest ally Shiv Sena have taken their ...
 Current News India2 months ago
Hindustan Times
Mumbai Local fare hiked auto taxi fare may rise
Local trains considered the citys lifeline are used by 75 lakh people on a daily basis The steep hike is expected to hit season ticket buyers 80 of those using the suburban trains the most with the rates of monthly and quarterly passes rising by almost 100 ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago
IBN Live
People disappointed with Modi's rail fare hike move, SP stops train in protest
The SP workers got on to the tracks, raising flags and slogans and halted a train. Police personnel had to rush to the spot to break off the protests. CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat questioned Modi's 'achhe din' promise, saying, "We highly condemn this. This is ...
 IBN Live2 months ago
Congress workers protest against rail fare hike
District Congress leaders and party workers staged a protest at the Karnal railway station on Monday to protest against the hike in train fares and demanded a rollback.
 Times of India2 months ago
Commuters, officials differ on hike
Commuters hit by the rail fare hike and railway officials themselves have divergent views on the development. While rail officials say the hike was long overdue, commuters say it is not worth it.Hemant Kumar, GM, Western Railway, said that the hike would ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
Raise train fares but step up service, say Chennai residents
People in the city who travel by train frequently said a blanket hike would affect the poor the most, particularly those who use unreserved coaches on long-distance trips.
 Times of India2 months ago
Congress workers stage protest against rail fare hike
The Mangalore City North Block Congress Committee workers strongly condemned the Union government for steep hike in rail fare and demanded to pull back the decision at the earliest to avoid burden on common man. They also alleged Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
Local train users slam fare hike
At a time when irregular service and constant delays are common, a 14.2% rail fare hike is not acceptable to most EMU (electric multiple unit) train users.
 Times of India2 months ago
Shatabdi ride to cost more
With the Central government on Friday announcing a 14.2% hike in the fare of passenger trains, the price of a Chandigarh-New Delhi Shatabdi Express ticket under chair car category may go up by Rs 80 to Rs 90.
 Times of India2 months ago
Modi catches train he had red-flagged
New Delhi, June 20: Rail passenger fares were hiked by 14.2 per cent across the board and freight by 6.5 per cent, which would garner Rs 8,000 crore to the cash-strapped Indian Railways. The new fares and freight charges would be effective from June 25. The ...
 The Telegraph2 months ago
IBN Live
Youth Congress protest against railway fare hike near Charbagh station
Scores of Youth Congress activists staged a protest against the hike in railway fare and freight charges near the Charbagh station on Monday, during which police had to resort to lathicharge to stop them from obstructing train services. The Youth Congress ...
 IBN Live2 months ago
Business Line
Rail fare hike to be effective from 25th June
Moving by trains is set to become dearer for both people and goods. The rate hike will be applicable from June 25. . For freight cargo, the hike is 6.5 per cent. Only container segment will not attract any freight rate hike. For passengers, the rate hike is ...
 Business Line2 months ago
IBN Live
Modi government comes under attack from Shiv Sena over rail fare hike
After political rivals, the Narendra Modi government has come under fire from Shiv Sena over the rail fare hike with its oldest ally terming the move as akin to the common man being run over by train. "Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda has in the first ...
 IBN Live2 months ago
IndiaTV News
Shiv Sena says fare hike is like running over people with train
New Delhi : Bharatiya janata Party’s key ally the Shiv Sena has now strongly criticized the Narendra Modi government's move to hike rail fares. An editorial in party mouthpiece Saamana says that the hike is a burden on Mumbaikars and local train ...
 IndiaTV News2 months ago
BJP ally Shiv Sena slams rail fare hike, calls for rollback
BJP ally Shiv Sena has slammed the Narendra Modi government's move to hike rail fares, saying the move will increase burden on Mumbaikars and local train passengers will suffer badly. In an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana', Shiv Sena on Monday said, ...
 Zee News2 months ago
Trinamool Congress to hit the streets against rail fare hike today
Zee Media Bureau Kolkata: West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress will hit the streets from Monday in protest against the recent hike in train fares. On Sunday, Trinamool national general secretary Mukul Roy had announced that his party would organise a ...
 Zee News2 months ago
Trinamool to hit the streets on Monday against rail fare hike
After the opposition Congress and the CPI-M, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress would hit the streets from Monday in protest against the hike in train fares.Trinamool national general secretary Mukul Roy said his party would organise a week-long ...
 Headlines India2 months ago
Business Line
Decision on train fare hike in 4 days: Gowda
A decision of the impending fare hike of Indian Railways will be taken within 3-4 days, the Railways Minister DV Sadananda Gowda said here today, He said this on the sidelines of a meeting with all senior railway board officials, divisional railway managers ...
 Business Line2 months ago
Rail fare hike: Protests intensify across India demanding rollback, police use water cannons
Angry demonstrators blocked a railway track in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday in protest against a steep hike in rail fares announced by the government in its first tough step aimed at reforming a sluggish economy. Scores of flag-waving protesters shouted slogans ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
Railways caught in dilemma over fare hike
Railways is caught in a dilemma whether to go ahead with the passenger fare hike or not, which was put on hold last month after the 2014 Lok Sabha verdict, amid significant decrease in number of passengers travelled in trains during April-May this year.The ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
The Lovely Cong leader who led the protest at Gowda's residence
Congress workers protesting outside Sadananda Gowda's residence in Delhi were led by DPCC chief Arvinder Singh Lovely. The protesters reached Gowda's 1, Tyagraj marg residence around 3 pm and raised slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Gowda. They also demanded immediate rollback of the recent rail fare hike."Modi government's budget is useless and the bullet train proposal is just an eyewash. They should first roll back recent rail fare hike immediately. With this proposal, BJP-led ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Congress protests inflation, price rise in Maharashtra
Congress activists in Maharashtra Sunday protested against inflation and price rise under the new NDA government at the Centre, a party official said here.The Congress highlighted how the spiralling inflation coupled with hike in oil prices and train fares ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
No relief for Mumbaikars after meeting with rail mantri ends
10 MPs of the BJP and its oldest ally Shiv Sena had taken their protests to Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda. The members, who are from Mumbai and Thane, want the hike to be withdrawn, especially in local train fares. Fares of local trains in Mumbai, used by some 75 lakh commuters every day, will double after the 14.4 per cent increase announced on ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Sify
Rail passenger fares hiked 14.2 percent
New Delhi: The government Friday raised the railway passenger fares by 14.2 percent in all classes and freight charge by 6.5 percent effective form June 25. The new passenger fares and freight rates aimed at mobilising resources for the cash-strapped Indian ...
 Sify2 months ago
Rediff.com
Cong workers stage 'rail roko' in Maha against fare hike
Congress workers on Wednesday staged a 'rail roko' in various parts of Maharashtra, excluding Mumbai, to protest the train fare hike. "We decided to exclude Mumbai, where the 'rail roko' demonstrations were slated from 11 AM to 12 noon, to avoid inconvenience to suburban commuters," MPCC spokesperson Sachin Sawant told PTI. "Rail roko stir was successful in places like Thane, Navi Mumbai, Wardha and Akola," Sawant said. At these places, Congress workers staged the 'rail roko' from 10 AM and 11 ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Cong workers stage 'rail roko' in Maha against fare hike
Congress workers today staged a 'rail roko' in various parts of Maharashtra, excluding Mumbai, to protest the train fare hike. "We decided to exclude Mumbai, where the 'rail roko' demonstrations were slated from 11 AM to 12 noon, to avoid inconvenience to ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Business Standard
Congress workers stage 'rail roko' in Maha against fare hike
Congress workers today staged a 'rail roko' in various parts of Maharashtra, excluding Mumbai, to protest the train fare hike. "We decided to exclude Mumbai, where the 'rail roko' demonstrations were slated from 11 AM to 12 noon, to avoid inconvenience to ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Partial rollback: Rail fare hike not to apply on suburban trains
Railways also said that the fare hike in the unreserved segment shall come into force from June 28 as against June 25
 Business Standard2 months ago
Delhi Congress protests against rail fare hike
The Congress party's Delhi unit Tuesday protested here against the central government's decision to hike rail fares.Led by Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely, party workers halted a train for some time at Palam railway station in southwest Delhi."We ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
One India
Cong workers stage 'rail roko' in Maha against fare hike
Mumbai, Jun 25: Congress workers today staged a 'rail roko' in various parts of Maharashtra, excluding Mumbai, to protest the train fare hike. "We decided to exclude Mumbai, where the 'rail roko' demonstrations were slated from 11 AM to 12 noon, to avoid ...
 One India2 months ago
One India
Cong workers stage 'rail roko' in Maha against fare hike
Mumbai, Jun 25: Congress workers today staged a 'rail roko' in various parts of Maharashtra, excluding Mumbai, to protest the train fare hike. "We decided to exclude Mumbai, where the 'rail roko' demonstrations were slated from 11 AM to 12 noon, to avoid ...
 One India2 months ago
Roll back rail fare hike: BJP, Shiv Sena MPs from Maharashtra meet Railway Minister
Fares in Mumbai will double after the 14.4 per cent increase BJP, Shiv Sena MPS from Maharastra met the Railway minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda to discuss the increase in the railway fares in the state. They met with the agenda of seeking a reduction in Mumbai ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
Youth Congress Stages Protest Against Rail Fare Hike
'The UPA government had taken to increase the fares for both passenger and freight but did... An Ounce Of Hope Is Worth A Ton Of Despair We've tended to assume that people are more selfish than they really are. Surveys across 60... Sisyphus Redeemed Tragedy ...
 Outlook2 months ago
Narendra Modi government comes under attack from Shiv Sena over railway fare hike
Government has come under fire from Shiv Sena over the rail fare hike with its ally terming the move as akin to the common man being run over by train. MUMBAI: After political rivals, the Narendra Modigovernment has come under fire from Shiv Sena over the ...
 Economic Times2 months ago
Common man has been run over by train: Sena on fare hike
The Railway Minister on Friday increased the passenger fares by 14.2 percent and the freight charges by 6.5 percent.
 Money Control2 months ago
Common man has been run over by train: Shiv Sena on rail fare hike
Common man has been run over by train: Shiv Sena on rail fare hike Monday, 23 June 2014 - 2:29pm IST | Agency: PTI Tweet Shiv Sena, an ally of the BJP, today said "common man has been run over by train" with the sudden and steep hike in rail fares. By doing ...
 DNA2 months ago
Common man has been run over by train: Sena on rail fare hike
Shiv Sena, an ally of the BJP, today said "common man has been run over by train" with the sudden and steep hike in rail fares. By doing this, the Centre has handed over a tool to the opposition parties, an editorial in today's edition of Shiv Sena ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Common man has been run over by train: Shiv Sena on rail fare hike
Shiv Sena, an ally of the BJP, on Monday said "common man has been run over by train" with the sudden and steep hike in rail fares.
 Times of India2 months ago
Common man has been run over by train: Sena on rail fare hike
Shiv Sena, an ally of the BJP, today said "common man has been run over by train" with the sudden and steep hike in rail fares. By doing this, the Centre has handed over a tool to the opposition parties, an editorial in todays edition of Shiv Sena mouth piece ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
IndiaTV News
Trinamool to hit the streets Monday against rail fare hike
Kolkata: After the opposition Congress and the CPI-M, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress would hit the streets from Monday in protest against the hike in train fares.Trinamool national general secretary Mukul Roy said his party would organise a ...
 IndiaTV News2 months ago
NDTV
BJP Ally Shiv Sena Says Fare Hike is Like Running Over People With Train
File photo: Passengers stand at the Railway platform in New Delhi to board a train The steep hike in the cost of train travel for passengers has activated a confrontation for the government with not just the Opposition but a key ally. "The Railways Minister ...
 NDTV2 months ago
IndiaTV News
Shiv Sena says fare hike is like running over people with train
New Delhi: Bharatiya janata Party’s key ally the Shiv Sena has now strongly criticized the Narendra Modi government's move to hike rail fares. An editorial in party mouthpiece Saamana says that the hike is a burden on Mumbaikars and local train ...
 IndiaTV News2 months ago
Trinamool to hit the streets Monday against rail fare hike
After the opposition Congress and the CPI-M, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress would hit the streets from Monday in protest against the hike in train fares. Trinamool national general secretary Mukul Roy said his party would organise a week-long ...
 SME Times2 months ago
Trinamool to hit the streets Monday against rail fare hike
After the opposition Congress and the CPI-M, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress would hit the streets from Monday in protest against the hike in train fares. Trinamool national general secretary Mukul Roy said his party would organise a week-long ...
 Zee News2 months ago
Trinamool Congress to hit the streets on Monday against rail fare hike
After the opposition Congress and the CPI-M, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress would hit the streets from Monday in protest against the hike in train fares. Trinamool national general secretary Mukul Roy said his party would organise a week-long ...
 Zee News2 months ago
Trinamool to hit the streets Monday against rail fare hike
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) After the opposition Congress and the CPI-M, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress would hit the streets from Monday in protest against the hike in train fares.
 News Chennai Online2 months ago
Trinamool to hit the streets Monday against rail fare hike
After the opposition Congress and the Cpi-m" target="_blank">CPI-M, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress would hit the streets from Monday in protest against the hike in train fares. Trinamool national general secretary Mukul Roy said his party would ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
IndiaTV News
Would urge PM to roll back rail fare hike: Uddhav Thackeray
Mumbai: Terming the train fare hike as “shocking”, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray yesterday said he will speak to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and request him to roll it back.“The fare hike is shocking. Sena MPs will follow up the ...
 IndiaTV News2 months ago
Common man has been run over by train: Shiv Sena
"Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda has in the first instance brought a steep fare hike and has run the train over the common man," an editorial in Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamna' said today. Noting that people had voted Narendra Modi to power to save them from ...
 Economic Times2 months ago
Common man has been run over by train: Shiv Sena
"Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda has in the first instance brought a steep fare hike and has run the train over the common man," the editorial said. People had voted the Narendra Modi government to power to save themselves from the rising inflation.
 Economic Times2 months ago
Common man has been run over by train: Shiv Sena
"Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda has in the first instance brought a steep fare hike and has run the train over the common man," the editorial said. People had voted the Narendra Modi government to power to save themselves from the rising inflation.
 Economic Times2 months ago
Common man has been run over by train: Shiv Sena
"Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda has in the first instance brought a steep fare hike and has run the train over the common man," the editorial said. People had voted the Narendra Modi government to power to save themselves from the rising inflation.
 Economic Times2 months ago
IndiaTV News
Would urge PM to roll back rail fare hike: Uddhav Thackeray
Mumbai : Terming the train fare hike as “shocking”, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray yesterday said he will speak to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and request him to roll it back. “The fare hike is shocking. Sena MPs will follow up the ...
 IndiaTV News2 months ago
IBN Live
Would urge PM to roll back rail fare hike: Uddhav Thackeray
Terming the train fare hike as "shocking", Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said he will speak to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and request him to roll it back. "The fare hike is shocking. Sena MPs will follow up the issue to ensure that the ...
 IBN Live2 months ago
Would urge PM to roll back rail fare hike: Uddhav Thackeray
Terming the train fare hike as "shocking", Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today said he will speak to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and request him to roll it back. "The fare hike is shocking. Sena MPs will follow up the issue to ensure that hike is ...
 Zee News2 months ago
Rail fare hike: Protests intensify across India demanding rollback, police use water cannons
Angry demonstrators blocked a railway track in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday in protest against a steep hike in rail fares announced by the government in its first tough step aimed at reforming a sluggish economy. Scores of flag-waving protesters shouted slogans ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
Rail fare hike: Protests intensify across India demanding rollback, police use water cannons
Angry demonstrators blocked a railway track in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday in protest against a steep hike in rail fares announced by the government in its first tough step aimed at reforming a sluggish economy. Scores of flag-waving protesters shouted slogans ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
Rail fare hike: Protests intensify across India demanding rollback, police use water cannons
Angry demonstrators blocked a railway track in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday in protest against a steep hike in rail fares announced by the government in its first tough step aimed at reforming a sluggish economy. Scores of flag-waving protesters shouted slogans ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
NDTV
Rail Fare Hike: Protests All Over, Parties Demand Rollback
Protest in Delhi by Congress workers against the rail fare hike The Narendra Modi government's decision to hike train fares by 14 per cent continues to face more criticism from political parties. M Karunanidhi, the chief of the DMK, said today that the fare ...
 NDTV2 months ago
People disappointed with Modi's rail fare hike move, SP stops train in protest
The Narendra Modi government is facing criticism over the steep hike in rail fares. Political parties are up in arms against the fare hike and are demanding a rollback of the decision. In Allahabad, Samajwadi Party workers stopped a train in protest of the ...
 IBN Live2 months ago

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