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  • Jyotiraditya Scindia flags off new Pune-Gwalior train February 27, 2014

    A new weekly train between Pune and Gwalior was flagged off on Wednesday. Union Minister of State for Power Jyotiraditya Scindia flagged off the express train (11102/11101) from Gwalior. The train will leave from Gwalior every Saturday and from Pune every Monday, Railway sources said. After the inaugural function at Gwalior, Scindia...
  • PCC hails interim rail budget; BJP criticises it February 13, 2014

    Describing that Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge had done a "good job", PCC on Wednesday welcomed the interim Rail budget for leaving passenger fares and freight rates untouched and giving two trains to Jharkhand. Appreciating that the fare has not been hiked but modernisation and rail facilities in Jammu and Kashmir as...
  • Interim rail budget: Rajasthan gets 3 premium, 6 express trains February 13, 2014

    In the interim Railway Budget for 2014-15, ten new passenger trains including one daily train from Jaipur to Chandigarh have been announced for Rajasthan. A new daily intercity train from Jaipur to Chandigarh via Jhajjar was also proposed in the budget, quoting Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge who tabled the budget...
  • Two smugglers arrested, 85 kg sandalwood recovered January 30, 2014

    Two alleged sandalwood smugglers were arrested and 85 kg of sandalwood was recovered from their possession at Central railway station in Kanpur, police said. "The youths Nazeem and Ibrahim got off from Pushpak Express train carrying four heavy bags on Wednesday. They were a bit hesitant on being stopped by the...
  • 3 killed as Chhapra Mathura Express train rams into a truck in Chaubepur January 16, 2014

    Three persons were killed at an unmanned railway crossing in Chaubepur when a container truck in which they were travelling was hit by a train, police said on Thursday. "The incident took place on Wednesday evening when the container truck while crossing the railway track was hit by Chhapra Mathura Express...
  • Bihar: Train makes unscheduled stop for pregnant passenger April 27, 2013

    Kanpur: A Patna-bound Express train made an unscheduled stop at Fafoond railway station in Auraiya district after a pregnant passenger complained of labour pain. In the process, a coach of the Sampoorna Kranti Express, which was coming from Delhi, derailed. However, no injuries to any passenger was reported. Amit Malviya,...
  • 'Rail budget is an appeal to the voters' February 25, 2011

    Mamata Banerjee has been called a Bengal centric minister post her rail budget speech. ...
  • Fifty six express trains to be introduced February 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Fifty six new express trains are proposed to be introduced this year. The announcement was made by Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee in her Railway budget 2011-12. The trains are: • Raebareli-Jaunpur Express (daily) • Tirupati-Amravati Express (bi-weekly) via Akola,...
  • 31 convicted in Godhra train burning case February 22, 2011

    Godhra: A Sessions Court at the Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad on Tuesday delivered the crucial judgement in the Godhra train fire of 2002, convicting 31 people and acquitting 63 others. The verdict was pronounced by Additional Sessions Judge PR Patel, who convicted 31 people of criminal conspiracy in the...
  • Let Mamata choose either Bengal or Rlys: Oppn October 2, 2010

    New Delhi/Kolkata: Congress president Sonia Gandhi expressed "her deep grief and anguish" over the train tragedy in West Bengal and wished speedy recovery to the injured. A statement from All India Congress Committee (AICC) said, "While conveying her deep condolences to the bereaved families, she also wished speedy recovery for...
  • Mamata suspicious about cause of accident October 2, 2010

    Kolkata: Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee was "suspicious" about the cause of the accident involving Sealdah-bound Uttarbanga Express and Vananchal Express at Sainthia station in Birbhum district early Monday. "I am suspicious about the cause of the accident," Banerjee told reporters here when asked about the circumstances that led to the mishap. "We...
  • MP women get ambulance at their beck and call May 13, 2010

    Bhopal: Here's good news for pregnant women in Madhya Pradesh's rural areas. A free service to take them to a hospital for delivery is set to be extended to all 50 districts of the state that has a high maternal mortality ratio. The 24 x 7 call centres under the Janani...