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Psychological tests on loco drivers for safety

With a spate of train accidents in recent times, the railways has roped in an Austrian firm for psychological mapping of loco drivers involved in the mishaps.

Live election results: End of regionalism in Indian politics?

With the PM Narendra Modi jacking up BJP in Maharashtra and Haryana towards convincing wins, days of the dominance of regional politics appears clearly numbered.

Rail Board revamp panel to give draft report in 6 months

Tasked with an ambitious mandate to suggest ways to restructure the railways and generate resources to fund the massive number of projects pending for decades, the Bibek Debroy-headed committee on Fri

Railway officials to help keep trains clean

After made to wield broom, officials in railways will have to travel in trains at least once a month to keep the cleanliness campaign going.

Favouritism thing of the past in rail?

The winds of change are apparent as Railway Board chairman Arunendra Kumar nominated just a few officials for awards at annual day function this year

Railways FDI in operations too

The FDI in railways, which has been approved by the Union Cabinet, will not be confined only to greenfield projects, but will also be applicable in operation and maintenance of rail functions.

French bullet train study says public-private-partnership will not work

The Narendra Modi-led NDA government’s bullet train dream has got a reality check, with the much- awaited report by a French firm stating that the project nowhere in the world had been executed throug

Hefty fine for cyclists who break rules

With the government unveiling draft Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, the cyclists too could be penalised with Rs 1,500 fine if they jump the traffic signal.

Government to unveil scheme for organic farming

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi having shown his penchant for organic farming, the ministry of agriculture will soon unveil a scheme to rope in about 50 lakh farmers in one lakh villages.

French firm gives bullet train study

The much-awaited business model study report of the proposed bullet train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai has been submitted by the French Rail Company to the railways.

Foreign funding of NGOs is a topic that never seems to lose currency.

The recent comments of Justice Markandey Katju, a retired Supreme Court judge, in support of the uniform civil code on the ground that the Muslim personal law is “barbaric, backward and unjust” has ra