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Work on rail infrastructure delinked from Rail Budget?

The Union Cabinet will soon consider a proposal to delink rail infrastructure development from the Railway Budget, paving the way for partial corporatisation of the Railways.

Railways plan a ‘Go-India’ travel card, branded trains

Replicating the Metro Card model, the Railways now have a “Go-India Card Scheme” allowing passengers to pay for tickets and make transactions cashless.

New rail corporation to channel FDI

The Union Cabinet will soon consider a proposal to delink rail infrastructure development from the Railway Budget, paving the way for partial corporatisation of the Railways.

Prabhu seeks Rs 20,000 crore to eliminate unmanned crossings

Miffed at unabated spate of deaths on railway tracks at unmanned rail crossings, railway minister Suresh Prabhu has sought a one time non-lapsable fund of Rs 20,000 crores to eliminate all the 11,000

Now, book your meal online on trains

From the next week, train passengers can book their meals, along with tickets, online.

Moro book talks of Maneka bid to take power

The controversial and highly dramatised book on Sonia Gandhi The Red Sari by Spanish author Javier Moro not merely tells the story of how Mrs Gandhi evolved from a wife who once resisted her husband’s

‘Nothing to gain from merger’

“Leaders who have been consulted within the party have clearly spoken that there is nothing tangible to gain from the proposed merger.

Mulayam Yadav’s SP gets cold feet over Janata merger

Contrary to claims that Janata Parivar parties were on track towards a merger, this seems to have hit a roadblock with its largest constituent, Mulayam Singh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party, developing cold f

Railway Board inches closer to reforms

With government pushing ahead with structural reforms, the Bibek Debroy-headed committee on restructuring of the Railway Board is wrapping up consultations among the panel members in a prelude to begi

The lie of the land

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The Land Acquisition Act became the whipping boy for all infrastructure-related ministries which blamed it for stalled projects

“Ugliness is in the eye of the beholder But may also be in the looking glass; Vanity thinks it will never grow older And yet that judgment will come to pass!”

US President Barack Obama’s visit to India may be over, but controversies swirl ranging from the cost of the pinstripe button-up suit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to what exactly has been the solut