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  • Sponsored: Here's how Suresh Prabhu can #ScoreWithData for Indian Railways Yesterday

    Suresh Prabhu, India's Union Minister for Railways has just presented his maiden Railway Budget and rather than focus on new trains and largesse to a certain favoured area that Indian railway ministers traditionally do, he has decided to focus on efficiency and transforming the Indian railways, the world's largest railway....
  • Sponsored: Here's how Suresh Prabhu can #ScoreWithData for Indian Railways 3 days ago

    Suresh Prabhu, India's Union Minister for Railways has just presented his maiden Railway Budget and rather than focus on new trains and largesse to a certain favoured area that Indian railway ministers traditionally do, he has decided to focus on efficiency and transforming the Indian railways, the world's largest railway....
  • Union Budget 2015: Finance Minister did a great job of reviewing economy, says Suresh Prabhu 5 days ago

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2015 in Parliament on Saturday aimed at high growth. Reacting on the budget, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has done a amazing job of reviewing the economic growth. ...
  • Union Budget 2015, Jaitley has taken good measures to revive economy, says Suresh Prabhu 5 days ago

    "Arun Jaitley has taken good measures to revive economy in the Union Budget 2015," said Suresh Prabhu. This Budget will ensure that we will have 8 per cent growth. ...
  • Utilisation of resources top priority: Rail Minister 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said upgrading the skills of its large workforce and proper utilisation of resources was his top priority for which four centres of excellence were being set up by next year. ...
  • 'Kaaki Sattai' review: The film nervously trembles between unfunny comedy and the hero-worshipping clog in Indian cinema 6 days ago

    Film: 'Kaaki Sattai' Cast: Sivakarthikeyan, Sri Divya, Prabhu, Vijay Raaz, Imman Annachi, Yog Japee Director: RS Durai Senthilkumar Rating: 2 out of 5. Bangalore: A 6-year-old who has just lost his mother wouldn't have the state of mind to determine whether to cry or to play with the flowers strewn around the dead...
  • Indian Railways heading for a debt trap, says Dinesh Trivedi 6 days ago

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN, former railway minister and TMC leader Dinesh Trivedi said that the Railway Budget failed to meet the expectations....
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Prabhu's reformist Railway Budget: Where will the funds come from? 6 days ago

    The government unveiled plans on Thursday to invest Rs 8.5 lakh crore in its decrepit rail network over the next five years, heralding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aggressive approach to building infrastructure needed to unlock faster economic growth. ...
  • Railway Budget is just a directive document that forms policy, new trains can be brought in later: Suresh Prabhu 6 days ago

    In an interview after presenting his maiden Rail Budget on Thursday Union Railway Minister said that Railway Budget is just a directive document that forms policy and the new trains can be brought in at later stage. ...
  • Railway Budget 2015: Centre to invest Rs 8.5 lakh crore but no new trains or fare hike 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The government unveiled plans on Thursday to invest Rs 8.5 lakh crore in its decrepit rail network over the next five years, heralding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aggressive approach to building infrastructure needed to unlock faster economic growth. Over the next year, government will increase investment by about a...
  • Did Suresh Prabhu manage to get Rail Budget on track? 1 week ago

    As Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu presented his maiden Rail Budget on Thursday, here are people's take on what the Rail Budget meant to them. ...
  • Key highlights of Rail Budget 2015 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday presented his maiden Rail Budget in Lok Sabha. Here are the key highlights from Rail Budget 2015: Thrust: 1. Indian Railways to become prime mover of economy once again 2 Resource Mobilization...
  • Rail Budget to improve passenger amenities: Labour Minister 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Hailing the Rail Budget as "progressive and well thought out", Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Thursday said it would improve amenities and infrastructure without burning a hole in passgengers' pockets. "This is a progressive and well thought out Rail Budget, without increasing the passenger fare. Moreover, there is an...
  • Steel firms hail Rail Budget, say it will spur demand 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Languishing long over a chronic low demand, steel makers lauded the Rail Budget hoping their deliveries would pick up as government plans to spend Rs 8.5 lakh crore over the next five years on capacity building. Though...
  • Rail Budget 2015: When Prabhu invoked 'Prabhu' for betterment of railways 1 week ago

    New Delhi: There were some lighter moments when Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, while presenting the Railway Budget 2015, played with his name 'Prabhu' or referred to his Parliamentary colleagues. Talking about reviving the Indian Railways and infusing some new ideas, Prabhu said in the next five years, the government's priority...
  • Breaking Toons: The Rail Budget 2015 1 week ago

    As Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu presents his maiden Rail Budget, here is what cartoonist Neelabh has to say. ...
  • Rail stocks derail; falls up to 7% as Budget disappoints markets 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Share prices of companies that cater to the railway sector plunged by up to 7 per cent on Thursday after the Rail Budget 2015-16 failed to boost investors' sentiment. Cimmco tanked 6.93 per cent, Stone India plunged 6.07 per cent, Simplex Castings went down by 4.26 per cent and Kalindee...
  • PM Modi pats Suresh Prabhu's back, hails Rail Budget as futuristic, passenger-centric 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Hailing the Rail Budget as "futuristic" and "passenger-centric", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said it touches all aspects of development and lays out a clear roadmap to make the national transporter the key driver of the country's economic growth. He said the budget is a watershed moment for...
  • Rail Budget 2015: Who said what 1 week ago

    New Delhi: 'Profound', 'Good', 'Excellent', 'Average', 'just Rhetoric'. These are some of the words used by various political leaders to describe the Railway Budget presented by Suresh Prabhu. Here s what they have said. Shashi Tharoor, Congress MP "The gap between the rhetoric and ground is different. As we have...
  • Railway expects 17% rise in passenger revenue in Financial Year 2016 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Railway's earning from passenger traffic is estimated to rise by nearly 17 per cent to Rs 50,175 crore in the next financial year as it expects more number of passengers to travel longer distance. The revenue from passenger traffic is expected to rise at Rs 43,002 crore in 2014-15...
  • Talkathon: Suresh Prabhu to interact with people at 5:15 PM 1 week ago

    On a day when he unveiled his first Budget, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will interact with the people via Talkathon on Thursday at 5.15 PM. Ask Questions on twitter with hashtag #AskMR. Live on Information and Broadcasting Ministry YouTube channel. ...
  • Suresh Prabhu's hi-tech drive fails to take off on Railway Ministry site 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Even two hours after Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu presented his maiden Budget speech in Parliament on Thursday, his vision and stress on technology upgradation was not reflected on the Budget page of the Railway Ministry site.The minister wanted to take the railways to a new height by...
  • Railway Budget 2015: Size of plan up by 52 per cent 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has announced that the size of the Plan Budget has gone up by 52 per cent from Rs 65,798 crore in 2014- 15 to Rs 1,00,011 crore in 2015-16. Support from the Central Government constitutes 41.6 per cent of the total Plan...
  • Travellers from Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata react to Rail budget 2015 1 week ago

    Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu played safe in his maiden Budget refusing to take the populist route of announcing a large number of new trains but also failed to take measures to increase the earnings of the public transporter by not increasing the passenger fare. ...
  • A well worded, directionless Rail Budget full of ideas: M Mallikarjuna Kharge 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Union Railways Budget is a very well worded one. It is a craftily worded Budget. Just like 'much ado about nothing'. As I have already mentioned, it is a very well worded speech, but has no plans for generating resources. You may have good ideas, but how...
  • Rail Budget 2015: 'Operation Five Minutes', 'hot-buttons', coin vending machines new features 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has said that the Railways is introducing 'Operation Five Minutes' to ensure that a passenger travelling unreserved can purchase a ticket within five minutes. Presenting the Railway Budget in Parliament on Thursday the Minister said the government is directing its efforts to make travel on...
  • Rail Budget is a good vision document, but where is the money? 1 week ago

    (Sumant Chak is a former Additional Member of Railway Board. Below is his reaction to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu's maiden Budget.) What the Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has presented in the Parliament is a vision document. It is a good vision document. The only good thing or good part is...
  • Railway Budget 2015: No new trains, no fare hike, focus on cleanliness, tech and passenger amenities 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu played safe in his maiden Budget refusing to take the populist route of announcing a large number of new trains but also failed to take measures to increase the earnings of the public transporter by not increasing the passenger fare. With no major announcements, the...
  • Full text of Suresh Prabhu's Railway Budget 2015 speech 1 week ago

    Indian Railway Budget Speech 2015-16 Speech of Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu introducing the Railway Budget for 2015-16 on 26th of February, 2015 Madam Speaker, 1. I rise to present before this August House the Statement of Estimated Receipts and Expenditure for 2015-16 for Indian Railways. 2. At the outset, let me thank the Hon'ble...