Railway Ministry
News  /  Published 04.08.22

Government to inaugurate Gatishakti University to address the complex systems of the transport sector

The Union Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnau announced the establishment of the Gatishakti University for Engineering, Technical and Financial Education...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 08.06.22

Tallah deadline pushed to mid-September

The deadline for the completion of the Tallah bridge in north Kolkata, which was to be ready by June-end, has been deferred to mid-September, PWD officials said. The state government has told L&...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.03.22

Howrah station to promote 'taant' saris under ‘One Station, One Product’ initiative

The Indian Railways intends to provide stalls at Howrah station for the sale and promotion of handloom 'taant' saris and other handloom textile products sourced from local manufacturers to imp...
By My Kolkata & PTI

Business  /  Published 30.10.21

U-turn on IRCTC fee grab move

The Modi government in less than 24 hours has rolled back its decision asking IRCTC to share 50 per cent of the convenience fee from online ticket sales, with investors hammering down its share price ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.20

Vendetta whiff as Delhi sits on East-West

Unexplained silence from the railway ministry on commissioning the first phase of East-West Metro in Salt Lake has fuelled suspicion whether the Centre is using it as a tool to get even with Bengal ov...
By Sanjay Mandal in Salt Lake


India  /  Published 07.05.20

Covid-19 lockdown: New trains for Bihar and West Bengal migrant workers

Accident kills three in Madhya PradeshThree people were killed and 24 injured, when a truck transporting migrant labourers suffered a head-on collision with a goods vehicle on Sagar- Chhatarpur Road i...

India  /  Published 04.05.20

Congress puts BJP on the mat over migrants’ homecoming

By Our Bureau and PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.19

Metro upgrade stuck

Metro Railway, Calcutta’s much-loved transport lifeline, is hamstrung by its ageing technology and the government’s reluctance to spend on upgrades.The railway ministry has either rejected or been...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.04.20

Bandra chaos finger at railway letter leak

The Maharashtra government has suggested that Tuesday’s chaos at Bandra involving migrant workers could be part of a conspiracy to destabilise the state’s coalition set-up, insisting that the sour...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.05.20

MHA issues SOP for train travel

The ministry of home affairs on Monday issued a standard operating procedure (SOP) for the movement of people by trains and made it clear that only asymptomatic and confirmed ticket holders will be al...
By PTI in New Delhi


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