Tatkal Ticket

  • IRCTC website to book 7,200 tickets per minute 27-05-2013 10:18 PM

    New Delhi: With the aim of bridging the gap between demand and supply in e-ticketing category, IRCTC on Monday spelt out its grand plan to book 7200 e-tickets per minute in the current fiscal. Currently, the ticketing site of the IRCTC is able to handle about 1.2 lakh concurrent connections...
  • Passengers welcome new Tatkal scheme by Railways 10-07-2012 06:36 PM

    New Delhi: The new measures introduced by the Indian Railways with regard to the Tatkal train tickets reservation has come as a major relief to the common man. People have welcomed the new steps taken by the railway. Happy with the measures initiated by the Indian Railways on Tuesday, the...
  • It is easier to get Tatkal tickets now: Passengers 10-07-2012 12:40 PM

    The Indian Railway on Tuesday introduced several measures to ensure that the Tatkal train tickets reached the common man. ...
  • New Tatkal booking system starts today 10-07-2012 03:40 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Railway has introduced several measures to ensure Tatkal train tickets reach the common man. Booking counters will now open at 10 am instead of 8 am, the day before the journey from the originating station. "No normal ticket will be issued during this time unless there...
  • New Tatkal booking system from Tuesday 09-07-2012 08:53 PM

    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...
  • CVC plans enquiry to check flaws in Tatkal scheme 01-07-2012 01:20 PM

    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...
  • Tatkal scam: Railway Police Force arrest 4 touts 30-06-2012 10:40 AM

    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...
  • Tatkal scam reflects demand and supply problem: IRCTC 30-06-2012 09:18 AM

    The Managing Director of the IRCTC, Rakesh Tandon has admitted that the Tatkal scheme is misused and needs a revamp. ...
  • Railway plans separate timing, counters for Tatkal 29-06-2012 03:07 PM

    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 29-06-2012 07:59 AM

    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 acts after Tatkal ticket scam expose 28-06-2012 03:27 PM

    New Delhi: Railway officials and the IRCTC have decided to scale up policing at stations by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) following an IBN7 expose on the Tatkal ticket booking scam. Railway board officials on Thursday met the IRCTC MD to discuss the issue. The expose conducted by IBN7 reporters...
  • Railway Tatkal scam: How touts corner tickets 27-06-2012 08:29 AM

    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 26-06-2012 06:50 PM

    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...