All stories by Sudheer Pal Singh
7th Pay Commission=Rs 24,325-crore impact on railwaysRediff.com30 Jun 2016
The amount constitutes 45 per cent of the railways' total wage bill.
Modi pulls up Railway Ministry for poor performanceRediff.com7 Jun 2016
Experts say Prabhu displays a clear intent of reforms but has not been able to fully shake-up the mammoth railway system.
Modi govt's crude oil party finally over?Rediff.com2 Jun 2016
The price of the Indian basket of crude oil jumped as much as 78 per cent to cross $50 a barrel last week, from a multi-year low of $28 in January.
Suresh Prabhu: Two years of mixed performanceRediff.com26 May 2016
Despite these successes, Railway Minister Prabhu has had his share of criticism.
'We're optimistic about Modi govt's ability to deliver'Rediff.com24 May 2016
US-based $40-billion industrial goods giant Honeywell has just launched its 16th plant, a hydrocracker unit with application in oil refining, in India. The two years of Modi government have been full of optimism and energy, Anant Maheshwari, president, Honeywell India, and Steve Gimre, managing director, UOP India, tell Sudheer Pal Singh.
Oil firms high on alcohol ban in Bihar!Rediff.com14 May 2016
The prohibition has freed up as much as 60 million litres of ethanol
India's 1st high-speed train to arrive next weekRediff.com18 Apr 2016
Talgo's Series 9 locomotive to cut Delhi-Mumbai travel time to 12 hours
Indian Oil fights back airlines' allegationRediff.com1 Apr 2016
Refuting all the allegations, IOC has clarified that no monopolistic situation exists in supply and pricing of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) to airlines.
India clinches stake in Russian oilfieldsRediff.com17 Mar 2016
The move is expected to bolster India's energy security.
High speed trains: Will the railways tilt the Talgo way?Rediff.com26 Feb 2016
Locally manufactured coaches can achieve similar speeds as Talgo trains.
Regulatory hurdles slowing down transport projectsRediff.com18 Jan 2016
Urban mass transit authority to be set up; it will act as nodal agency for planning and coordination of project related works.
Pvt operators for bullet train on RailMin radarRediff.com5 Jan 2016
DMRC-like SPV to be floated in a month for the Rs 98,000 crore Mumbai-Ahmedabad corridor.
No LPG subsidy=Rs 300 crore annual savings for govtRediff.com30 Dec 2015
The calculation is based on annual usage of eight cylinders per household.
Bullet train faces hurdles down the lineRediff.com24 Dec 2015
The high-speed train line in a region already well-connected by rail, road and airways may have to struggle to stay viable
RIL-ONGC row: Can the govt find a solution?Rediff.com4 Dec 2015
Experts say finding a solution within the high court-mandated timeline of six months may be tough.
India to get first dedicated rail freight corridor in DecemberRediff.com29 Oct 2015
The double-line pilot section will be commissioned with an investment of Rs 1,000 crore.
Railways to cut down delays, boost major projectsRediff.com21 Oct 2015
The railways ministry has a capex target of Rs 1 lakh crore for the financial year.
Will Suresh Prabhu be forced to quit as Railway Minister?Rediff.com20 Oct 2015
The railway minister has been quick to initiate reforms in some of the Railway's biggest problem areas.
Railway safety? Ministry requires more than just fundingRediff.com21 Sep 2015
The year 2015 has seen eight accidents because of derailments.
Now, railways union demands OROPRediff.com8 Sep 2015
The federation is now busy sending letters to the prime minister.