TATKAL TICKET SCAM

  • It is easier to get Tatkal tickets now: Passengers July 10, 2012

    The Indian Railway on Tuesday introduced several measures to ensure that the Tatkal train tickets reached the common man. ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ticket scam: Railway may scrap Tatkal scheme June 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The Railway is likely to scrap the Tatkal scheme after an IBN7 expose showed how touts had taken full control over the emergency tickets. In fact, the Indian Railway is also looking at making it mandatory for ticket seekers to show identification and give reasons for the urgent...
  • Railway Tatkal scam: How touts corner tickets June 27, 2012

    New Delhi: An IBN7 expose has revealed the bitter truth about railway tatkal tickets. Despite waiting in line for hours, genuine passengers hardly have a shot as touts, including security personnel get their hands on the tickets first. In the national capital, the very force that promises to be with...
  • Exposed: The big Railway Tatkal ticket scam June 26, 2012

    New Delhi: An IBN7 expose has revealed why genuine passengers have virtually no shot at a Railway Tatkal ticket. The expose reveals how touts corner tickets meant for emergency travel and then sell them at a huge premium. One of the touts IBN7 reporter met offered him a Tatkal ticket for...