TATKAL SCHEME

  • New Tatkal booking system from Tuesday July 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Amidst rising complaints about misuse of the railway's Tatkal scheme of booking tickets, a revised scheme with additional measures to check the lacunae will come into effect from Tuesday under which passengers can book Tatkal tickets from 10 am instead of 8 am. The revised scheme comes in the...
  • CVC plans enquiry to check flaws in Tatkal scheme July 1, 2012

    New Delhi: After the IBN network exposed malpractices in the Railway Tatkal scheme, the Central Vigilance Commission is considering launch of an enquiry to ascertain whether Railway officials are involved in malpractices. The CVC has sought a report on the action taken from the Railways. Based on the report the CVC...
  • Tatkal scam: Railway Police Force arrest 4 touts June 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian Railways has begun the crackdown on touts who manipulate the ticket booking system to corner Tatkal tickets and then sell them to genuine passengers at a premium. Railway Police Force on Saturday morning launched simultaneous raids across Delhi and arrested four touts. Raids are also being conducted...
  • Is it time to scrap the railway Tatkal scheme? June 29, 2012

    The Railway is planning separate counters and timings for Tatkal bookings and has step up vigilance. ...
  • Railway plans separate timing, counters for Tatkal June 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Continuing with its crackdown on touts who corner Tatkal tickets and then sell them to genuine passengers for a premium, the Indian Railways on Friday decided to have separate timings for Tatkal and advance bookings. There is also a proposal to have a separate counter for booking Tatkal...