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Indian Railways
Opinion  /  Published 06.07.20

Track concerns: Railways to be privatized?

The Centre is reported to be considering incremental steps to privatize the Indian railways. It has announced a process to identify private players that would run 109 pairs of trains. The process is e...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

Rail: 9 routes for private players

The railway ministry has offered nine routes to private players in the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) zone that covers most parts of north Bengal and the entire Northeast. This move is a part of th...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Alipurduar

India  /  Published 03.07.20

Congress opposes rail plan

The Congress has strongly opposed the government’s decision to invite private players to run trains, suspecting this to be the beginning of the privatisation of the Indian Railways. Responding ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.06.20

Railway help for migrant workers

Migrant workers, who have returned to their homes in Jhrkhand, can now look forward to some job opportunities in the railways. In an attempt to mitigate the employment crisis among migrant workers, th...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.06.20

Govt curbs on train stops backfire

Jharkhand government’s decision to disallow stoppages of long-distance Calcutta-bound trains within the state, as a measure to control the spread of the coronavirus, seems to have backfired: many pa...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.06.20

Over 1,000 workers return home from Kerala

As for brining migrants back home, Jharkhand has many firsts to its credit. The train that had left Hyderabad for Hatia on May 1 was the first one used to ferry workers.A group of 180 such workers wer...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 03.06.20

Train ferries stranded migrants from Telangana to Jharkhand

Indian Railways on Friday ran its first special train to ferry 1,200 stranded migrants from Lingampally in Telangana to Hatia in Jharkhand since its services were suspended due to the coronavirus lock...
By PTI in

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.06.20

Woman delivers baby on Sharmik Special

SDO Singh also informed that both the said baby and mother have been admitted at the Sadar Hospital for better health care. “A total of 959 passengers, mostly migrant workers, deboarded the train at...
By Our special correspondent in Bokaro

India  /  Published 01.06.20

Railway isolation coaches deployed

 After almost two months of lying unutilised, the railways' first Covid-19 care centre consisting of 10 modified coaches with 160 beds has been deployed in Delhi, officials said on Monday.These c...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.05.20

Railways appeal to people with comorbidities not to travel

Days after nine deaths were reported on-board Shramik Special trains, Indian Railways on Friday appealed to people not to travel on these trains if they are suffering from pre-existing health conditio...
By PTI in New Delhi


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