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Train to Taj: Come November, Delhi to Agra in 75 mins

Come November this year, Taj Mahal tourists could zip to Agra in flat 75 minutes.

MoEF, road ministry spar at PM’s infrastructure meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the BJP National Council meet in New Delhi on Saturday. -PTI

The NDA government doesn’t seem to be immune to inter-ministerial wrangling, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently discovered during a meeting of all departments dealing with infrastructure.

Officers warned not to skip I-Day at Red Fort

The diktat states that a ‘serious view would be taken of their absence’

Free meals if Rajdhani, Shatabdi late 2 hours

The next time you travel on a Rajdhani, Shatabdi or Duranto and the train is late, don’t fear you’ll go hungry. If any of these trains runs over two hours late, the Railways will provide free meals.

Government to amend Railway Act to avoid ‘payoffs’

At a time when the railways is grappling with a large number of deaths on its tracks, the government is seeking to amend the Indian Railways Act, 1989 to protect itself from paying compensation to dep

Government to amend Railways Act

Sadanand Gowda

At a time when Railways is grappling with a large number of deaths on its tracks, the government is seeking to amend the Indian Railways Act, 1989 to protect itself from paying compensation to dependa

Ed, coaches, has maximum complaints

The ED (executive director) coaching, which deals with coaches of trains, has the maximum number of cases, which includes 363 languishing for more than a year.

PMO raps Railways on complaints

The Prime Minister’s Office has pulled up the Indian Railways for sitting on a long list of complaints and grievances.

Speaker loses cool over MPs’ bad behaviour

RJD MP Pappu Yadav at Parliament House — ASIAN AGE

The Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has given a fair display of her assertiveness and her penchant to stick to rules in the ongoing Budget Session of Parliament.

Samjhauta Express an easy target, warns Ministry of Home Affairs

Apprehending terror sabotage to the warming up of Indo-Pak relations, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has warned the railways that the Pakistan bound Samjhauta Express could be an easy target, while st

Engaging-with-Pakistan has been one of Delhi’s big growth industries over the past 15 years. Apart from domestic investment (both from the public and private sectors), it has attracted generous quantities of foreign direct investment, despite not having much to show by way of tangible returns.

There is a slow but systematic attempt to change India’s name from Bharat to Hindustan — playing up the word “Hindu” in Hindustan and trying to repackage it as the abode of the Hindus. B.R. Ambedkar and his team that drafted the Constitution of India consciously avoided the term “Hindustan” as they could foresee its implications in a land that takes pride in its diversity.