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Mamata Banerjee woos media; slams Centre on GST, fuel hike

Firebrand West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday unleashed a charm offensive among the national media.

Suresh Prabhu for technologies to avert mishaps

In the wake of unabated cases of people getting run over by trains at unmanned level crossings, railway minister Suresh Prabhu has sought an action plan involving multiple agencies for use of technolo

Plan to link rail with key ministries

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu has floated the idea of key infrastructure ministries, including coal, power and shipping, to become stakeholders in developing railway assets.

BJP plan makes Bahujan Samaj Party, Janata Dal-United jittery

While Sadhvi Jyoti hails from most backward caste, the BJP is reaching out to dalits to cut into the support base of the JD-U and the BSP

New Janata outfit likely to be non-starter

 RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav with Mulayam Singh Yadav during a meeting at latter’s residence in New Delhi—Pritam Bandyopadhay

With the Trinamul Congress and Bahujan Samaj Party staying away, the move to stitch an umbrella Janata Parivar outfit is likely to be a non-starter.

Railways spent Rs 30 lakh on non-feasible plan

Believe it or not, financially stressed railways splurged about `30 lakhs in pursuing a dream project of Trinamul Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, which was not permitted as per the rules.

Railways research unit likely to lose its monopoly

The ripple effect of dismantling of Planning Commission is spreading within government organisation and the next to follow suit is likely to be the premier agency of the railways RDSO (Research Design

Speaker acts stern on unruly MPs

A day after the Trinamul Congress MPs trooped into the well of the House holding umbrellas, LS Speaker Sumitra Mahajan warned parliamentarians that she would not be like “those mothers who are blamed

Centre set to push key bills in session

The Centre is all set to introduce the BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards) and Consumer Protections Bill in the Winter Session of Parliament, which is commencing from Monday next week.

Suresh Prabhu puts high-speed rail corridors on fast track

Suresh Prabhu puts high-speed rail corridors on fast track (Source: PTI)

Armed with detailed reports on nine semi-high speed rail corridors, railway minister Suresh Prabhu is likely to unveil a roadmap to speed up their execution soon.

The massacre of the innocents at the Army school in Peshawar highlights dangers that our schools are exposed to.

Ever since the Bharatiya Janata Party’s poster woman, Smriti Irani, has been made the Union human resources development minister, she has been embroiled in controversies.