Some TTEs (Travelling Ticket Examiners) are inconveniencing reserved passengers to satisfy the whims and fancies of influential persons, who seem to be insisting on allotment of berths of their choice, says N. Dhanapalan, president of the Visakhapatnam ... The Hindu, 1 month ago
The number of poor people travelling by train has followed a similar trend since 2011.Subhomoy Bhattacharjee reports: Train travel dipped massively among the poorest in December last year. The Indian Railways data shows there was a fall of nearly 7% in the number of those who travelled unreserved in trains in December 2016. But before demonetisation can be blamed, the official data needs to be looked at. There was a larger fall among train passengers of this class two years ago too. In ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
A day after Akhilesh Yadav's 'kaam ki baat' jibe at him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hit back, saying the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister could not see the work done by the Centre as he is "blinded by absolute power". Addressing an election rally here, he ...DNA, 1 week ago
If there's one budgetary element that has kept the common man happy for two years in a row, it is the unchanged train passenger fares. The BJP government which claimed the Centre in May 2016, has presented two budgets so far, with Union Railway Minister ...DNA, 3 weeks ago
To strengthen the Expenditure Monitoring Mechanism, the Election Commission has taken new initiatives including modification of the Standard Operating Procedure for seizure and release of cash. The high-stakes assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh will be held ...DNA, 1 month ago
Cashless Initiative at 10 Metro Stations Put on Hold; Arvind Kejriwal Requests Enquiry into the Tie-Up with Paytm!
From the first day of 2017, ten metro stations in Delhi were supposed to go cashless to promote digital transactions and a cashless economy. DMRC had earlier tied-up with Paytm to go completely cashless at these 10 metro stations. The stations which were ...Trak.in, 1 month ago
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