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  • Railway fares likely to go up early next year 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The next Rail Budget to be presented early next year could contain a proposal for raising fares to pass on the burden of rising power cost to passengers. The fuel adjustment component-linked tariff revision due in December will be effected in the Rail Budget in February and there...
  • Railways have no funds, need big investment: Suresh Prabhu 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Describing the financial health of Indian Railways as being "too close for comfort", Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said there was need for massive investment in the sector. "Railways require big investment. There is no fund for investment. There is requirement of Rs 6 lakh crore to Rs...
  • Congress Minister Ambareesh caught kissing a girl, may offer BJP a way out of Priyanka photo row December 12, 2014

    Bengaluru: The main opposition BJP which is facing the wrath of ruling Congress over one of its MLAs, Prabhu Chavan, watching a picture of Priyanka Gandhi on his smartphone in the Assembly, seems to have found a way out. Karnataka Housing minister and film star Ambareesh has got himself embroiled...
  • Congress hits out at BJP MLA for watching Priyanka Gandhi's photos in Karnataka Assembly December 11, 2014

    Bengaluru: In an embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party, party MLA Prabhu Chavan was caught on camera watching a zoomed in photo of Priyanka Gandhi on his mobile phone in the Karnataka Assembly. Another MLA UB Banakar can also be seen playing video games during proceedings of the Legislative Assembly....
  • Wi-fi service launched at New Delhi railway station December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Close to five lakh passengers travelling via the New Delhi railway station, the busiest in the country, will now be able to connect to the internet through the wi-fi service, which was launched at the station on Monday. Terming internet as a "new necessity", Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said...
  • Udhayanidhi Stalin, Prabhu Solomon to collaborate on Solomon's next? December 7, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-producer Udhayanidhi Stalin, currently shooting for Tamil comedy 'Nanbenda', is likely to produce filmmaker Prabhu Solomon's next project. "Nothing has been finalised yet, but talks have been going on. We wanted to collaborate in the past, but it somehow didn't materialise," Solomon told IANS. In the past, Stalin had distributed the...
  • 'Action Jackson' tweet review: The film offers an interesting blend of action, romance and comedy December 5, 2014

    We watched Ajay Devgn and Sonakshi Sinha dance, romance and fight in 'Son of Sardaar' last year. And the key reason why we still remember the film is their crackling onscreen chemistry. If we enjoyed them mocking each other, we also appreciated them for their quick and witty repartees and...
  • After 'Mynaa' and 'Kumki', Prabhu Solomon's next film 'Kayal' based on Tsunami disaster December 2, 2014

    Chennai: Filmmaker Prabhu Solomon says his upcoming Tamil disaster drama 'Kayal', which is set against the backdrop of a tsunami, is his trilogy on romance after films such as 'Mynaa' and 'Kumki'. "People have been asking me whether 'Kayal' is a trilogy on nature, which has been a recurring backdrop in...
  • Snapshot: Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Tamannaah Bhatia, Kajal Aggarwal pose for an adorable selfie December 2, 2014

    In an industry where catfights are as common as traffic jams, actresses Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Tamannaah Bhatia and Kajal Aggarwal are making a new statement. ...
  • Railway minister Suresh Prabhu calls for fast tracking pending projects November 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu advised Metro Railway and Kolkata Metro Railway Corporation Ltd (KMRC) authorities to resolve the hurdles and accelerate the progress of their pending projects. "All pending projects need to be expedited to prevent further escalation of project costs," Prabhu said after reviewing various project works in...
  • Want to make a horror film; it isn't easy to scare the audience: Prabhu Deva November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Director Prabhu Deva, who is known for making action and comedy films, says he wants to try a horror flick in future. "I think now I want to make a horror film. It's not easy to scare the audience. Let's see in future if I get a good script,...
  • Anupam Kher, Arbaaz Khan, Vikram Prabhu: Film fraternity mourns Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes' death November 27, 2014

    25-year-old Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes died at Sydney's St. Vincent's Hospital on Wednesday after failing to recover from a blow on the head he suffered while batting in a Sheffield Shield match three days ago. ...
  • Union Ministers Birender Singh, Suresh Prabhu file nominations for Rajya Sabha seats November 25, 2014

    Chandigarh: Union Ministers Birender Singh and Suresh Prabhu, who have been nominated by BJP for by-elections to two Rajya Sabha seats in Haryana, filed their nominations on Tuesday. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, ministers and all the BJP MLAs were present when the two filed their nomination before Returning Officer Sumit...
  • Government asks France to 'open shops' in India for railway projects November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Government on Monday invited France to "open shops" in the country to execute Railway projects and sought co-operation in areas of safety, customer service and high-speed train service. "There are multiple areas in rail sector where we can work together and in those areas we can hope for...
  • Railway officers set to adopt stations for PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' mission November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Looking to give a new impetus to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat mission, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has suggested that officers working with the public transporter could adopt one railway station each in order to ensure proper cleanliness on the premises. Noting that "in Railways, cleaning is...
  • Prabhu, Birender Singh to be in Rajya Sabha from Haryana November 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Ministers Birender Singh and Suresh Prabhu have been nominated by BJP for Rajya Sabha seats from Haryana. The two Ministers, who were inducted in the Union Cabinet following its expansion on October 27, are not members of Parliament. They are required to be an MP within six months...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 16, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • PM Narendra Modi was the most sought after leader at the G20 summit: Suresh Prabhu November 16, 2014

    Brisbane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the most sought after leader at the G20 summit, said the sherpa to the PM, Suresh Prabhu. At a press conference of the Ministry of External Affairs on Sunday in Brisbane, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu detailed the various issues raised by the PM at...
  • Indian Railways likely to have separate environment directorate November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Railway Ministry is likely to have a separate directorate to promote environment-friendly activities as new minister Suresh Prabhu wants to give a boost to the use of green fuel such as solar and wind energy. Environment Management Directorate, the proposed new wing of the national transporter, is also...
  • Indian Railways initiates steps for efficiency, Sreedharan roped in November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: With Suresh Prabhu taking over, the Railways has initiated a number of steps to bring about efficiency with former Delhi Metro chief E Sreedharan also being roped in as part of this process. The Minister is keen on expediting the implementation of various...
  • Narendra Modi's clear message to his ministers: Perform or perish November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inducted 21 new faces into the Union Council of Ministers on Sunday and gave some of the newcomers important portfolios. Some of the ministers saw a change in their portfolios with a few getting charge of a relatively less important ones than what they...
  • Suresh Prabhu takes charge as Union Railways Minister November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Suresh Prabhu took charge as the new Union Railways Minister replacing Sadananda Gowda. Prabhu, a qualified Chartered Accountant returned to the Union Cabinet on Sunday after having served in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government during when he won kudos for imparting a new dynamism to...
  • 21 new ministers inducted into the Union Cabinet November 10, 2014

    21 new ministers have been sworn in to the Union Cabinet. The cabinet comprises of 4 cabinet ministers, 3 Ministers of State with Independent charge and 14 Ministers of State. Former Goa CM Manohar Parrikar, Suresh Prabhu, Birendra Singh and JP Nadda are the new Cabinet ministers. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor November 9, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • Shiv Sena gives more time to BJP, ready to sit in opposition if latter takes NCP's support November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The rift between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena widened on Sunday with the latter giving an ultimatum to its senior partner that it will part ways with it if it accepted support from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Maharashtra. A high voltage drama went on throughout...
  • We wanted Anil Desai and Suresh Prabhu to join the cabinet: Mahesh Sharma November 9, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, new Union Minister Mahesh Sharma commented on the Shiv Sena-BJP divide. "We wanted Anil Desai and Suresh Prabhu to join the cabinet. Our overture to the Shiv Sena was generous," said Sharma. ...
  • BJP-Shiv Sena ties turn bitter, Sena may pull out from Centre, may sit in opposition in Maharashtra November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party tussle is likely to get more murkier as the former boycotted the swearing-in ceremony of a new set of Union ministers on Sunday. Sena MP Anil Desai not taking oath as Union Minister on Sunday and the induction of Suresh Prabhu, who had been...