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Train track congestion behind 50% of delays

Even while the government is seeking to go for high-speed trains, track congestion accounts for over 50 per cent among various reasons in delays of running trains.

Solar power, soil health projects get push

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s favourite theme like renewable energy, solar power, soil health cards too got adequate financial allocation in the Union Budget.

Rs 2,000 crore for Ganga cleanup, Rs 200 crore to build Patel statue

Several of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet projects found prominent place in Arun Jaitley’s maiden Budget on Thursday.

Farmers get big boost

Arun Jaitley unveiled a comprehensive package for the revival in agriculture

Aiming to achieve four per cent farm growth even though faced with the prospects of the poor monsoon this year, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley unveiled a comprehensive package for the revival in

‘Overlapping roles’ in Rail Board likely to change

In a major reform in the railways, Union minister Sadananda Gowda unveiled plan to restructure the Rail Board by inducting professionals, besides giving representations to the state governments.

Railways seeks FDI, PPP to upgrade India train travel

Railway minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda arrives at Parliament House in New Delhi on Tuesday to present the Railway Budget

Having hiked fares recently to the tune of 14.2 per cent, railway minister D.V.

Railways may go all out to seek private funding

Railway minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda gives final touches to the Railway Budget.  — PTI

Faster trains to all metros

Rail mantri for funding 4 high-speed corridor studies

While the feasibility study for the Ahmedabad-Mumbai high speed corridor for running bullet train is underwa, railway minister D.V.

Farmer body says parallel body creation due to vested interests

Even while the Centre is seeking to curb the “monopoly” of agricultural co-operatives, Kribhco (Krishak Bharati

Ahead of Rail Budget, PM makes blueprint

Ahead of the Rail Budget, Prime Minister Narendra Modi disclosed that he has prepared an exhaustive blueprint for railways in consultations with the Union minister Sadanand Gauda.

Much as I am tempted to see the fuss over Ved Pratap Vaidik’s posturing as a warning against busybodies and meddlers, wholesale condemnation of what is known as Track Two diplomacy might be unfair.

There is considerable speculation about when the Planning Commission will be reconstituted and who will occupy the largest room in Yojana Bhavan.