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Railway Budget

The message is loud and clear: No more fiefdoms for railway officers

These measures made rail travel a lot safer, as there were zero passenger deaths in FY 2019-20, till now, for the first time in the history of IR.

08 Jan 2020 2:23 AM

Making trains safer, and faster

Given the Indian Railways’ safety record, high-speed trains shouldn’t be its priority.

24 Aug 2017 12:09 AM

Maharashtra gets seven news railway lines in budget

Railway officials said the allocations made for the new projects were "unprecedented".

04 Feb 2017 12:39 PM

Make rail travel safer

There is some pragmatic acceptance of the fact that services on existing lines and trains need to improve.

04 Feb 2017 12:15 AM

Junk failed models, focus on the 99 per cent

It does not require rocket science to know the truth of those assertions.

04 Feb 2017 12:07 AM


The Budget for Bharat that will transform India

Today’s budget comes at a time when the world’s economy is facing the headwinds of protectionism.

02 Feb 2017 7:05 AM

Joint Budget to keep Railways out of politics

Suresh Prabhu said the Budget was growth oriented for the Railways with a capital investment of Rs 1.31 lakh crore for the next fiscal year.

02 Feb 2017 3:11 AM

IRCTC, IRCON, IRFC to be listed on bourses: Jaitley

FM said govt will look at consolidation option for PSUs and a new CPSE Exchange Traded Fund.

01 Feb 2017 1:05 PM

Budget 2017: Govt allocates Rs 1 lakh crore corpus for railway safety

Total capital and developmental expenditure for India Railways has been fixed at Rs 1,31,000 crore.

01 Feb 2017 12:35 PM

Rail Budget to earmark Rs 20,000 cr for safety

Jaitley will discard separate Rail Budget and instead make it part of the General Budget.

31 Jan 2017 1:44 PM


Railwaymen want income tax limit raised to Rs 6 lakh

National Federation of Indian Railwaymen also demands exemption of transport allowance from purview of I-T.

25 Jan 2017 12:57 PM

Union Budget to be presented on Feb 1, Economic Survey on Jan 31

The railway budget and the general budget will be presented together for the first time since Independence.

03 Jan 2017 1:04 PM

Travellers must pay for railway services: Arun Jaitley

The government had in September scrapped the 92-year old practice of presenting a separate Railway Budget.

21 Dec 2016 1:25 AM