Fares

  • Mumbai local train commuters expect relief from rush in new budget July 7, 2014

    With just a day left for the new government to present its maiden budget, railway commuters traveling in Mumbai local trains hope that the government will launch new trains to effectively reduce the rush and thereby make it a bit easier for the daily commuters. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Suspense continuous over Delhi University VC's resignation June 24, 2014

    After days of standoff with the University Grants Commission over the four-year undergraduate programme, confusion now reigns over Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh's resignation. The Human Resource Development Ministry said that it has not received Singh's resignation yet. ...
  • Railway suffering a loss of Rs 900 crore everyday: Ravi Shankar Prasad June 21, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the hike in railway fare was done by the UPA government in the interim budget earlier this year. About the Modi government he also said, "Prime Minister has the ablity to govern and we are trying to...
  • Is the rail fare hike justified? June 20, 2014

    A week after the Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the people to prepare themselves to face some hardships, the Centre has increased Railways fare on Friday. The fare has gone up by 14.2 per cent for passengers and 6.5 per cent for the freight. It will be effective from June...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Naveen Patnaik: Poor will be largely affected by the rail fair hike June 20, 2014

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik comments on the rail fare hike. He states that hike in fare will further aggravate inflation and increase price rise. The poor people will be largely affected by this move. ...
  • Narendra Modi should revive US investment: Fareed Zakaria May 22, 2014

    How does the world view Narendra Modi's victory? What is the future of India-United States relationship with Narendra Modi as Prime Minister? CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sgarika Ghose interviews Fareed Zakaria, Editor, TIME magazine, author and commentator. ...
  • Watch: Fareed Zakaria on the impact of Egpyt army 'coup' July 5, 2013

    The ouster of Egypt's first democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi has its own repercussions. As the Egypt army says it's a transition and not a coup, CNN's Fareed Zakaria says it may be a coup on the path to make more genuine democracy. ...
  • Railway modernisation: Is it too little too late? February 26, 2013

    Presenting his maiden budget, Pawan Bansal said his focus was on financial sustainability of the railways and ensure that trains become better and safer. ...
  • Rail budget 2013-14 move to make railways private: Lalu Prasad February 26, 2013

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday slammed the rail budget for 2013-2014 and said, "This is not budget, there is nothing in it, and I will not give any passing marks for this budget. I suspect there is move to put railways in private sector". ...
  • Rail Budget: People in Bangalore willing to pay more for better services February 26, 2013

    As Pawan Kumar Bansal presented his maiden Railway Budget in Parliament on Tuesday, people in Bangalore said if better services are provided in railways, they are ready to pay more. ...
  • War over airfare intensifies; will DGCA step in? February 20, 2013

    SpiceJet started it in January and now Jet and Indigo have followed the suit of slashing fares through promotional campaigns in a bid to attract more customers and tide over a seasonally slow month of March. And while the strategy has definitely got fliers excited, with the Jet Airways website...
  • Economy on road to recovery: Mukesh Ambani February 11, 2013

    Mukesh Ambani exudes optimism over India's long-term growth, says a billion aspirations will ensure prosperity. ...
  • Pakistan is more dangerous than Afghanistan: Fareed Zakaria January 17, 2013

    Amidst rising tension between India and Pakistan, CNN Editor-at-large Fareed Zakaria said India had become too big a player for any third party to interfere in its relations with Pakistan. Speaking to CNN-IBN Senior Editor Suhasini Haidar, Zakaria went to the extent of calling Pakistan the most dangerous place on...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 10, 2013

    Watch today's top stories with CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Railway fare hike gets mix reactions January 10, 2013

    Union Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Wednesday announced an across-the-board hike in fares of all classes to net an additional Rs 6,600 crore a year. The new fares will be effective from January 21 midnight. The announcement, which was a made only about a month ahead of the Railway...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 9, 2013

    No international interference, says India as Pak denies killing two soldiers. Big hike in railway fares, to be effective from January 21 midnight. ...
  • News 360: All train fares hiked, Owaisi sent to 14-day judicial custody January 9, 2013

    The Delhi High Court has slammed the Delhi police over the Delhi gangrape case, says timely action could have prevented such crime. ...
  • Attack on US consulate an attack on Libyan govt: Zakaria September 14, 2012

    Condemning the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, CNN's Fareed Zakaria says the attack in a sense was directed at the government of Libya because it is an ally of the US, it is a democratically-elected government and is anti-extremist. ...
  • Keep air fares within fare band, DGCA tells airlines July 16, 2012

    The air fares of flights to and from Delhi have gone up because of increased user development fee and service tax. ...
  • Mamata has her way; Mukul Roy rolls back passenger fare March 22, 2012

    New Railway Minister Mukul Roy on Thursday announced the rollback in his reply on the Rail Budget in Parliament. ...
  • Our committment is to stand by poor people: TMC March 15, 2012

    Trinamool Congress leader Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar said that the party will discuss the rail fare hike on Thursday and they are not taking this fare hike well. ...
  • Is a rail fare hike political suicide? March 14, 2012

    Pranab spoke to Mamata, requesting her to wait till the Union Budget is presented but Mamata insisted on removal of Dinesh Trivedi. ...
  • Face The Nation special with Fareed Zakaria May 6, 2011

    In an exclusive interview, Sagarika Ghose speaks to Fareed Zakaria, Editor-at-large of Time magazine. ...
  • Rail Budget: passengers expect better hygiene February 25, 2011

    Mamata Banerjee is also expected to not increase passenger fare ahead of assembly elections in West Benagal. ...
  • Repressive rule responsible for unrest: Zakaria February 3, 2011

    CNN-IBN spoke to Fareed Zakaria, Editor-at-Large, TIME magazine on the Egypt unrest. ...
  • Autos, taxis strike hits lakhs in Mumbai June 22, 2010

    The autorickshaws and taxis in Mumbai have gone on strike demanding a hike in fares. ...
  • India at 9: Zakaria speaks on US stand on AfPak policy October 19, 2009

    Barack Obama's Afghanistan-Pakistan policy seems to have irked a lot of people with massive monetary and military aid and has also left the Pakistan government angry with the Lugar Bill. Has Barack Obama then failed in the matter? Editor, Newsweek Fareed Zakaria spoke to CNN-IBN on its Talking Point segment...