RAJDHANI

  • Delhi: DERC to review fuel surcharge, tariff may go up in November October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Power tariff in the city may go up next month as Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission is all set to levy a fuel surcharge to help the private distribution companies adjust their power purchase cost. While hiking the power tariff by up to 7.5 per cent for domestic consumers, the...
  • Arunachal Pradesh to lay out inner line permit for Rajdhani passengers September 28, 2014

    Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh is planning to provide ILP (inner line permit) on arrival of the Rajdhani passengers and have proper online ILP service. Clarifying the 'misunderstanding' on ILP issue for the Rajdhani passengers, state Chief Secretary Ramesh Negi in a statement said, "What we intend is to have proper online...
  • Railways to install work stations in Rajdhani trains August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Rajdhani travellers can soon look forward to some getaway moments during their journey as the railways has finalised plans to install work stations fitted with office electronics in its premier train service. Work stations equipped with laptop, printer, fax machine and Internet facility will be set up in a...
  • Army man held for trying to molest girl in Rajdhani Express August 19, 2014

    Guwahati: An Army man on Tuesday was arrested for allegedly making an attempt to molest a minor girl. The incident took place on board the DibrugarhDelhi Rajdhani Express. The 17year old girl travelling with her uncle in a threetier AC compartment raised an alarm at 4 AM when the army man...
  • Watch: Passenger reactions to Railways' new catering policy August 8, 2014

    The Indian Railways is planning to introduce a new catering policy for the Rajadhani, Shatabdi and Duronto and the menu will be split region wise into Northern, Eastern, Western and Southern. Prepacked ready to eat meals will be introduced while welcome drinks will also be served. Sale of tea, coffee,...
  • Indian Railways to improve menu on premium trains, regional food to be introduced August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Those thinking of travelling in trains can soon enjoy a plate of chicken chettinad, dhokla or chila in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto. The Indian Railways is planning to introduce a new catering policy for the Rajadhani, Shatabdi and Duranto and the menu will be split region wise into...
  • Bihar: Blast derails train's pilot engine, CM suspects Naxal hand July 23, 2014

    A major accident was averted on the BhubaneshwarNew Delhi Rajdhani Express when the pilot engine running ahead of the train got derailed near Rafiganj station in Aurangabad in Bihar on Wednesday. The presence of mind of the driver in the train ahead saved the lives of many passengers. ...
  • CM hints at Naxal hand in rail track blast, sets up a highlevel probe committee July 23, 2014

    Maoists blasted a portion of a railway track between Ismailpur and Rafiganj section in Bihar, leading to derailment of a pilot engine running ahead of the BhubaneshwarNew Delhi Rajdhani Express. Chief Minister Jitam Ram Manjhi said the government has constituted a high level committee to inquire into the matter. He hinted...
  • Bihar: Close shave for BhubaneshwarNew Delhi Rajdhani Express train after blast on track, no casualties July 23, 2014

    Aurangabad: It was a close shave for the BhubaneshwarNew Delhi Rajdhani Express train when the pilot engine running ahead of the train got derailed near Rafiganj station in Aurangabad in Bihar on Wednesday. No casualties have been reported so far but initial reports suggest that a bomb blast caused the derailment....
  • DERC approves hike in Delhi's electricity tariff July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Electricity tariff has been increased in the Delhi by the regulatory body. Announcing the hike, Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission said that the increase will be 8.32 per cent for all three discoms (BSES Rajdhani Power Limited, BSES Yamuna Power Limited and Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited). In the New...
  • Dibrugarh Rajdhani mishap result of 'suspected sabotage' July 11, 2014

    Railways on Friday said that "suspected sabotage" was the prima facie cause of the Dibrugarh Rajdhani train derailment on June 26 that left four persons dead. The New DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express was running between Chhapra Kacheri and Goldenganj stations near Sonepur when its locomotive along with 12 coaches derailed. "Prima facie cause...
  • Disposable linen, automatic doors in premier trains planned July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Disposable linen in Rajdhani trains, automatic closing doors in Shatabdi and fire suppression system in passenger coaches are some of the proposals set to be announced in the Rail Budget 201415. Besides, announcement of manufacturing high capacity milk van and light weight wagon for transporting salt are also...
  • Railway's safety panel begins probe into derailment of DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express June 28, 2014

    The railway's safety panel Saturday began its inquiry into Wednesday's derailment of the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express in Bihar's Saran district that claimed four lives and injured 22 others. "Commissioner of Railway Safety (Eastern Circle) PK Vajpayee visited the site of derailment in Saran district and began the inquiry," railway official AK...
  • Chhapra Rajdhani accident: Rail traffic restored partially June 26, 2014

    Rail traffic disrupted due to the derailment of 12 bogies of the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express in Bihar's Saran district was restored partially on Thursday, an official said. Railway official AK Razak said the lines on the SonepurChapra rail section of the East Central Railway were cleared for traffic on Thursday morning. "It...
  • Security alert in Varanasi after Rajdhani accident in Chhapra June 26, 2014

    Security alert has been issued in all ten districts of Varanasi zone after reports emerged that sabotage by Maoists could be behind the derailment of Rajdhani Express at Chhapra in Bihar on Wednesday. UP Director General of Police (DGP) AL Bannerji held a meeting with Varanasi Zone IG Prakash D and...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 25, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Rajdhani accident: Can the Modi government bring railways back on track? June 25, 2014

    Bihar saw two train derailments on Wednesday morning, following which the possibility of a sabotage by the Naxals is being probed. In the first accident, 12 coaches along with the engine of the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed killing four and injuring 10 while the second accident was reported 60 km...
  • Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express derails: Accident cause not known yet June 25, 2014

    The Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express's 12 coaches derailed on Wednesday in Gopalganj near Chhapra in Bihar killing 4 passengers. However, the cause of the accident has not yet been known. ...
  • All angles will be considered during probe in derailment: Gowda June 25, 2014

    The sabotage angle and its denial in the derailment of the New DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express in Bihar would both be considered during the probe, Railway minister Sadananda Gowda said on Wednesday. The Commissioner of Railway Safety, Eastern Circle was entrusted with the inquiry into the accident at the Goldenganj station in...
  • Gogoi requests Bihar CM to provide free treatment to injured Rajdhani passengers June 25, 2014

    Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday requested his Bihar counterpart to provide free medical treatment to the injured passengers of New DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express that derailed at Chapra in Bihar. Gogoi who spoke to Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi over phone requested him to take steps to provide free...
  • Sonia Gandhi expresses grief over Rajdhani accident June 25, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday expressed deep grief over the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express accident in Bihar. A statement from the Congress said Sonia Gandhi extended her condolences to the families of the deceased and expressed the hope that the injured people were being adequately treated and relief operations were being...
  • Dibrugarh Rajdhani mishap: Railways issues list of dead, injured passengers June 25, 2014

    Guwahati: The four passengers, including three women, killed and 18 others injured when the 12236 New DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed between Chhapra Kacheri and Goldenganj stations in Bihar have been identified, a Railway official said on Wednesday. As per the list of dead and injured passengers received from East Central Railway,...
  • A night to forget; Rajdhani passengers recount horror of Bihar train derailment June 25, 2014

    Recounting the fear and shock following the derailment of the Rajdhani Express, passengers of the the New DelhiDibrugarh train on Wednesday said it was a "night to forget". Rita Nath of Guwahati, who suffered injured on her head and chest in the derailment, said, "All the passengers in the coach had...
  • Manjhi rules out Maoist hand in Dibrugarh Rajdhani mishap June 25, 2014

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday ruled out the chances of a possible Maoist hand in the derailment of DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express early in the morning in Chhapra. He instead said that the incident appeared to have happened as a result of an "error" on the part of...
  • Too early to blame Maoists for derailment says Rajnath Singh June 25, 2014

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said it was too early to blame Maoists for the derailment of the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express in Bihar. "I have spoken directly to rail officials on the spot. The prime minister has been informed regarding all developments. Even he agrees that it is too...
  • Gowda visits Rajdhani mishap site, MHA rules out Maoist involvement in the derailment June 25, 2014

    Patna: Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda visited the site where the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express got derailed on Wednesday. While Home Minister Rajnath Singh ruled out the possibility of sabotage by the Naxals, Gowda said that a probe into the accident was on. "It looks something has gone wrong, but we will comment...
  • Bihar CM rules out involvement of Maoists in Rajdhani Express derailment in Chhapra June 25, 2014

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday ruled out the involvement of Maoists in the Rajdhani Express derailment in Chapra which left four persons dead and said the incident appears to be a result of "error" on the part of Railways. "Prima facie it does not appear to be the...
  • Rajdhani mishap: MHA says too early to call it Maoist attack, seeks report June 25, 2014

    Patna: Bihar saw two train derailments on Wednesday morning, following which the possibility of a sabotage by the Naxals is being probed. In the first accident, 12 coaches along with the engine of the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed killing four and injuring 10 while the second accident was reported 60...
  • DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani derailment: List of the dead and injured June 25, 2014

    Four people died and nine were injured after the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express got derailed at Golden Ganj near Chhapra in Bihar. According to the Railways, five out of 12 bogies of the train capsized while the remaining seven have derailed. Following is the list of those who've died and have...
  • 4 killed, 8 injured as Rajdhani derails in Chhapra; sabotage suspected June 25, 2014

    At least four passengers were killed and eight injured when the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed at Golden Ganj station near Chhapra early on Wednesdayin suspected sabotage by Maoists. 12 coaches were derailed in the incident at around 0200 hours, a Railway spokesperson said. Five coachesB1, B2, B3, B4 and pantry caroverturned in...