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India reports another coronavirus death, railways suspend passenger services

Coronavirus toll put at 5, possibly 6, with deaths reported from Mumbai and Bihar

22 Mar 2020 2:52 PM

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24 Oct 2019 3:12 PM

Piyush Goyal to lead delegation of five CMs, business leaders to Vladivostok

The commerce minister's visit would see major announcements on collaborative projects with Russia.

09 Aug 2019 8:09 PM

Online train tickets to get costlier as IRCTC restores service charge

The service charges were withdrawn three years ago to promote digital payments.

09 Aug 2019 1:29 PM

Mumbai monsoon: Rail services affected as heavy rains lashes; high expected

Deputy Director General of Meteorology (IMD Mumbai) said intense rainfall is expected in Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai in 24-36 hours.

04 Aug 2019 9:50 AM


India's first underwater Kolkata Metro to ferry 1 mn people daily by 2035

The official also said that the 5-km stretch between Salt Lake and Howrah was inspected on Tuesday and will be operationalised soon.

26 Jul 2019 11:24 AM

India submits final DPR for cross-border rail project to Nepal: report

According to the DPR, the railway line will be constructed two to three kilometres away from the East-West Highway.

19 Jul 2019 4:22 PM

No proposal to privatise Railways: Goyal

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said 'no specific passenger train has been identified to be run by private payers so far.'

10 Jul 2019 2:03 PM

Railways recruiting people for over 2.94 lakh vacancies: Govt

In 2018-19, action was initiated to fill up 2,94,420 job vacancies in Railways.

10 Jul 2019 1:55 PM

Budget revealed govt's intention to 'aggressively' push privatisation: Railway union

Railways will need Rs 50 lakh crore between 2018 to 2030 to complete the sanctioned projects, Sitharaman said.

07 Jul 2019 6:08 PM


Corporatisation of railways' production units will bring jobs, investments: Goyal

Responding to the charges, Goyal said the charge by the Congress leader shows the grand old party's 'double standards.'

03 Jul 2019 3:15 PM

Branding on wheels: Freight trains to display ads for first time

South Eastern Railway has awarded a contract under 'Branding on Wheels' scheme to Dalmia Cement for a period of five years.

28 Jun 2019 2:56 PM

Goyal asks ministries to work in coordination to cut logistics cost to 9 pc of GDP

Policy was prepared in consultation with ministries of railways, road transport and highways, shipping and civil aviation.

27 Jun 2019 5:16 PM

Piyush Goyal retains railways, likely to focus on safety, non-fare revenue

Piyush Goyal burns the midnight oil reading reports and documents related to different aspects of his ministry.

31 May 2019 3:11 PM

Govt plans to sell 15 pc in RITES via OFS; to fetch about Rs 700 cr

Railways consultancy firm RITES got listed on the bourse in July 2018 after it raised about Rs 466 crore through an IPO.

15 May 2019 5:01 PM


JSPL bags Rs 665 cr rail order from RVNL

JSPL has won an order from RVNL 'to supply 89,042 tonnes of UIC 60 kg IRS T-12 880 grade 13 meter rails'.

09 May 2019 11:55 AM

Cyclone Fani: 89 trains cancelled, 3 specials put in service to evacuate tourists

Local transporters are to be contracted for hiring of road vehicles for meeting exigencies as and where necessary.

02 May 2019 3:56 PM

Railways register its best safety figures in almost four decades

In 2018-19, number of train accidents had come down to 59.

05 Apr 2019 6:29 PM

Piyush Goyal meets Kumaraswamy, green lights Bengaluru suburban rail project

'Railways have agreed that Rs 6000 Crore worth land will be given at Re 1 token rent to Bengaluru,' said Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.

23 Feb 2019 3:35 PM

‘Rush for govt jobs doesn’t mean lack of job opportunities’: Piyush Goyal

Job security irrespective of performance is attraction of government jobs, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal added.

15 Jan 2019 8:12 PM