Incessant delays, derailment, terror attacks, inability to deal with emergency-like situation - the state of affairs for the Railways in the recent past hasn't been a rosy one. Is it time to consider privatising the Railways in order to improve the overall standards of the services? Will the entry of private players help the Railways improve its level of efficiency and security?
12:16 PM, Jul 19, 2010
In an early morning attack, Naxals struck again in Jhargram in West Bengal. Thirteen coaches of the Mumbai-bound Howrah-Kurla Lokmanya Tilak Express were derailed and then hit by another goods train in Jhargram. Recent attacks show that the Naxals, increasingly, have started attacking civilians. Has the law and order machinery failed completely in the Naxal-infested states of West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Andhra Pradesh? Should state police be given control to fight the Nxal menace instead of Central police forces? Why do you think the Govt has failed to contain the Naxal menace?
10:45 AM, May 28, 2010
Life in the Maximum City has come to a virtual standstill with local train services being affected after motormen, demanding a hike in salary and allowances, were on strike for 36 hours. Who, according to you, is to be blamed for the crisis? Tell us.
01:26 PM, May 04, 2010