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Railways need Rs Rs 50,000 crore Arun Jaitley support

With the finance of the railways in a tough spot following a dip in both passenger and freight earnings, rail minister Suresh Prabhu will require magnanimity to the tune of Rs 50,000 crore in gross bu

Railways need Rs Rs 50,000 crore Arun Jaitley support

 Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

The railways is expecting a shortfall of about Rs 7,500 crore on account of passenger and freight slippages.

Rail passengers can now give ‘ratings’ to stations

Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu along with the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Raman Singh. (Photo: PTI)

Prabhu tells GMs to respond to queries swiftly

Lalu Prasad Yadav in a Catch-22 situation

“The RJD chief had launched Misa Yadav first in politics. She lost the LS elections from Patna City to BJP’s Ram Kirpal Yadav.

Lalu’s tough choice: Wife or daughter for Rajya Sabha seat?

With elections for five Rajya Sabha vacancies nearing, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav is caught in a dilemma as he can pick only two nominees.

Rail to miss freight target?

Alarm bells are ringing in the Railways with estimates suggesting that not only it would fail to meet the freight target for this year, but achieving even last year’s performance would be a challenge.

Rail may do away with first AC concession

The cash-strapped Railways is mulling to do away with concessions in First Class travel.

No new trains likely in Rail Budget, again

Union Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu addresses during the inauguration of the free Wi-Fi service at Mumbai Central Station. PTI

Prabhu will focus on financials, ideas

‘Dalits face Rohith’s ordeals daily... It’s a pity we have no Lincoln’

BJP MP and dalit leader Udit Raj	— BUNNY SMITH

Udit Raj, Bharatiya Janata Party MP and dalit leader, firm in his belief that untouchability against dalits is all-pervasive, says that Rohith Vemula’s suicide could have been pre

Air power is the most capital-intensive means of war. A modern fighter jet now could cost several hundred crores and the prices seem to be rising exponentially.

I returned to India in August 1946 after serving in Burma and Indonesia during the Second World War.