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Railways gets a regulator: Expect less politics but be prepared to pay more
Money Control

Railways gets a regulator: Expect less politics but be prepare...

Politics has always come in the way of fare hikes as parties fear losing votes. With less interference, the Railways have more freedom to hike fares. Money Control, 2 months ago

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Business Today India, 6 months ago
Hindustan Times, 4 months ago
Hindustan Times, 6 months ago

Rail Regulator: Will populism be put aside to hike passenger fares, rationalise freight rates?

The cost of transporting freight is only 99 paise per 10 km but the charges the Railways levies are Rs 1.60 per 10 km. But on the passenger side, charges are a mere 50 percent of the cost of service – 36 paise per 10 km against the actual cost of 70 paise ...
 First Post.com2 months ago
MSN India

Train tickets likely to get costlier

Passenger train tickets could see a marginal hike if the government decides to implement a ‘safety cess’ to shore up revenues of India’s biggest transporter, railway minister Suresh Prabhu has hinted. The cess could be fixed at less than 2% of the total ...
 MSN India1 month ago

GST effect: AC, first class train fares to go up marginally

With the goods and services tax coming into effect from July 1, train passengers will have to pay a bit more to travel AC and first class. Service tax on ticket charges is set to hike from 4.5 per cent to 5 per cent after the GST implementation. Service tax is levied only on AC and first class travel fares in the Railways. So if a ticket costs Rs 2000, then a passenger will have to shell out Rs 2010 from the next month, said a senior railway ministry official. Gearing up for the GST roll-out ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago
The Financial Chronicle


The buck stops here. That is the unequivocal message coming out of the PMO on Air India. On Monday, principal secretary to the PM in the PMO held a crucial meeting on the future of national carrier Air India with various stakeholders. Good money has been ...
 The Financial Chronicle3 weeks ago

Fleecing auto drivers in M'luru didn't spare even DC

Deputy Commissioner Dr KGJagadeesha on Thursday decided to convene a meeting of authorities concerned for the effective implementation of prepaid auto system in the city. The decision follows a first-hand experience of the deputy commissioner in the recent ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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