Railway Board
Business  /  Published 05.01.22

Rail mergers on budget plate

A proposal to merge railway units with overlapping functions will be moved when the Modi government presents its Union budget in February. Based on this principle, Rail Vikas Nigam may be merged with ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 17.12.21

CIL to jack up stock at power plants

Coal India plans to boost stock at thermal power plants  to over 45 million tonnes (mt) from 20mt by March. The decision follows the coal stock crisis at thermal power plants in September that p...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 27.12.20

Indian Railways earnings on track

The Indian Railways will meet its operating expenditure from its earnings despite the coronavirus pandemic, Railway Board chairman V.K. Yadav said on Saturday, assessing a year that  saw the...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 26.12.19

Rail fare rejig on menu

The Indian Railways is in the process of “rationalising” its passengers and freight fares, Railway Board chairman V.K. Yadav said on Thursday. He, however, refused to say if the prices will be inc...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 24.12.19

Rail board trimmed

The cabinet on Tuesday approved the downsizing of the Railway Board, which will have four members instead of eight, besides the chairman. All the various railway services as well as departments have b...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi


India  /  Published 24.10.19

People with disabilities protest over jobs

Commuters faced inconvenience as traffic snarls were reported in central Delhi on Thursday, October 24, 2019, owing to a protest at Mandi House by differently-abled people who had applied for Group D ...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.05.19

ED attaches cash of Congress leader Pawan Kumar Bansal's kin

The Enforcement Directorate has attached cash worth Rs 89.68 lakh in a money-laundering case involving the nephew of Congress leader and former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, days before electio...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.19

State prod to rail for design

The state government has requested the railways to provide a design of the new Tallah bridge so that it gets the mandatory clearance of the Railway Board at the earliest.The new bridge will be built b...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.19

Two dead after train engine fire near Siliguri

Two persons died after an engine of a long-distance train caught fire near Siliguri on Thursday, with rail officials suspecting the duo jumped off in panic after spotting the blaze that has been blame...
By Bireswar Banerjee and Anirban Choudhury in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.19

Leaking roofs throw new trains off track

A brand new Metro train that was pressed into service last week had to be pulled out of operation for its leaking roof, a problem that has plagued the older coaches as well.One of the trains made by t...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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