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Newly-elected Gujarat MLAs take oath
176 MLAs, including 88 first-timers, besides Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his Cabinet colleagues, took oath in the Gujarat assembly on Tuesday. Former Chief Ministers Keshubhai Patel and......
Inquiry ordered into Gouthami Express train fire
The Ministry of Railways on Friday ordered an inquiry to ascertain the cause of fire in the Gouthami Express train in Andhra Pradesh.The commissioner of Railway Safety will hold the inquiry and......
Pak to release 266 Indian fishermen
Pakistan will hand over 266 Indian fishermen released from Pakistani jails to the authorities at the border on Thursday, Minister of State for Railways Naranbhai Rathwa said on Wednesday.The......
Under Lalu, Rail Bhawan gets a makeover
With Lalu Prasad Yadav taking over the reins of the railway ministry, Rail Bhawan has become more media-friendly.Changes are apparent at the railway ministry's headquarters at Rafi Ahmed Kidwai......
Chidambaram is FM, Patil gets home
Nearly 30 hours after the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government was sworn in, the announcement of portfolios was made on Sunday night. Contrary to expectations, Prime Minister......
Lalu hints at 'people friendly' rail budget
The rail budget for the year 2008-09 would be 'people friendly', Railway Minister Lalu Prasad indicated on Friday."I will be presenting the rail budget on February 26 keeping the common man in......
Railways must tap private funds: Ahluwalia
The railways should leverage its revenues to raise money from the market to modernise and expand its facilities, planning commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said in New Delhi on......
300 kmph! Bullet train project study on
The bullet train project connecting Ahmedabad with Mumbai, conceived by former railway ministers Digvijay Singh and Nitish Kumar, finally seems to have started gaining momentum with Tokyo-based......
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