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Railway fare hike termed as start of 'buray din' for passengers

In a reverse of 'achche din aayenge' (good days will come) for train passengers, the BJP-led Narendra Modi government on Friday increased railway fares sizeably by 14.2%.The fare hike will be effective from June 25. Times of India, 2 months ago
Railways needs stability, not speed The Financial Chronicle, 3 weeks ago
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Even state BJP sulking over proposed fare hike

Forget its friend, even its party members have turned against the BJP. The state unit of the BJP is not ready to accept the proposed steep rail fare hike in view of the ensuing Maharashtra assembly elections. It has requested the union government to ...
 Asian Age2 months ago Staggered hike hopes make state BJP breathe easy  Times of India2 months ago
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Maharashtra: BJP, Shiv Sena MPs to meet Railway Minister on fare hike

Apprehensive about an adverse fallout of the hike in train fares in the coming assembly polls, BJP and Shiv Sena MPs from Maharashtra will meet Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda in Delhi on Tuesday to "convey strong sentiments of commuters". "We will convey to ...
 IBN Live2 months ago BJP, SS MPs from Maha to meet Rly min on fare hike tomorrow  Business Standard2 months ago

Rail Minister justifies fare hike, promises better service

“We understand that it is a bit harsh to hike the fares, but in future it will only benefit the people and this is something that we cannot play politics with,” Railway Minister D Sadananda Gowda said. The hike in railway passenger fares has come under much criticism as it will affect the lives of common people. An increase in rail fares has always been a contentious issue. Two years ago, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi was forced to resign after he hiked fares. Taking into ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Is the hike in train passenger fare justified?  Times of India2 months ago
NDTV

Shiv Sena Criticises BJP Decision to Hike Railway Fare

'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 Railway Minister Ran A Train Over People: Fare Hike Slammed by BJP Ally Sena  NDTV2 months ago
First Post.com

Youth Congress activists block trains

Youth Congress activists blocked trains at nearby Aluva and Ernakulam north railway stations protesting against the hike in passenger and freight fares. The activists blocked the Kanyakumari bound Island Express from Bangalore at nearby Aluva ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Kerala: Youth Cong activists block trains over fare hike  First Post.com2 months ago Youth Cong Activists Block Trains in Kerala Over Fare Hike  Outlook2 months ago

Fare hike takes a toll on daily passengers

Sixty-five-year-old Syamsundar Ghosh, who takes an early morning train from Kalyani to work as a salesman at a saree shop in Kolkata, is an angry man these days. The reason is simple, he voted for the BJP. Mr. Ghosh regrets his decision now and he does not ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
Business Standard

CPIM student, women outfits protest against train fare hike

Urging the BJP-led NDA Government to immediately rollback the train fare hike, members of the youth, student and women's wings of the CPI (M) today staged a state-wide protest demonstrations in Tamil Nadu. The demonstrations were held at various places, ...
 Business Standard2 months ago CPI(M) student and women outfits protest against train fare hike  Business Standard2 months ago

Ticket counters work overnight, 5 lakh train passes sold in 3 days in Mumbai

Before Tuesday’s tweaking of the suburban pass fares, the stunning hike announced on Friday and the panic it triggered in the city led to unprecedented scenes and sales.
 Times of India2 months ago Mumbaikars hit by steep hike in suburban train fares  Nerve2 months ago
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NDTV

Partial Rollback on Train Fare Hike with Eye on Maharashtra Election

All India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Updated: June 24, 2014 21:47 IST Associated Press Photo File photo: Commuters at the Churchgate railway station in Mumbai The government has, within days of announcing a hike in train fares, agreed to a partial rollback.
 NDTV2 months ago
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