Fare Hike

  • Railways to increase passenger train fares by 2-3 per cent from Oct 7 04-10-2013 02:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Railways is likely to revise passenger fares by 2-3 per cent from October 7. According to the Railways fuel adjustment component will be added to the ticket fare. Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday said that he was examining a proposal to increase rail fare adding...
  • Decision on increasing rail fare will be taken soon: Mallikarjun Kharge 03-10-2013 03:08 PM

    A proposal to increase rail fare is under examination and a decision will be taken shortly, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge said on Thursday. "Fuel adjustment component (FAC) was announced in the budget and as per the budget proposal it should have been implemented from October 1. The file containing the...
  • Bus, minibus operators in Kolkata defer strike by two weeks 17-08-2013 05:56 PM

    Bus and minibus operators on Saturday deferred a 48-hour strike call from August 19 by two weeks after assurance from the West Bengal government to look into the matter of a fare hike, bus operators said. "We have decided to defer the bus and minibus strike by two weeks. The...
  • West Bengal bus operators issue ultimatum demanding fare hike 06-08-2013 02:53 AM

    One of the major operators' bodies of state, the Joint Council of Bus Syndicates, on Monday issued an ultimatum to the West Bengal Government demanding a positive decision on bus fare hike within August 9. "We are now fighting for our survival in the trade. We urged the government to...
  • Train tickets to cost more from April 1 30-03-2013 09:11 PM

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  • Railway fare hike gets mix reactions 10-01-2013 03:58 PM

    The new fares will be effective from January 21 midnight. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 09-01-2013 11:47 PM

    No international interference, says India as Pak denies killing two soldiers. Big hike in railway fares, to be effective from January 21 midnight. ...
  • Passenger fares may be hiked: Railways Minister 29-10-2012 01:35 PM

    New Delhi: In the first major hint of a change, new Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said that a hike in fares was a possibility. "Passenger fares can be hiked if needed. Primary concern is safety," Bansal said at a press conference. Bansal, the former Parliamentary Affairs Minister, was made...
  • Won't burden common man, says Railway Minister 16-09-2011 05:23 PM

    New Delhi: Amidst talk of possible passenger fare hike, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Friday said that nothing will be done to "increase the burden" on common man. "The easiest way is to raise fares. But that is not the idea," Trivedi said. He claimed that even railway unions are...
  • Mamata unlikely to hike fare in Rail Budget 24-02-2011 01:38 PM

    New Delhi: This year's Railway Budget could be high on populism and low on reforms as Mamata Banerjee's interests is in Writers' Building in Kolkata. The Railway Minister, who flagged off over 30 new trains in West Bengal in the last six months alone, would wait till the state assembly...
  • Autos, taxis strike hits lakhs in Mumbai 22-06-2010 12:35 PM

    The autorickshaws and taxis in Mumbai have gone on strike demanding a hike in fares. ...