Rail Budget 2013

  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 26, 2013

    According to sources, the Centre gave into the demands of state governments opposing the ambitious setting up of NCTC and said the proposed intelligence agency will not have the right to make arrests without the states' permission. ...
  • Railway modernisation: Is it too little too late? February 26, 2013

    Presenting his maiden budget, Pawan Bansal said his focus was on financial sustainability of the railways and ensure that trains become better and safer. ...
  • Rail budget 2013-14 move to make railways private: Lalu Prasad February 26, 2013

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday slammed the rail budget for 2013-2014 and said, "This is not budget, there is nothing in it, and I will not give any passing marks for this budget. I suspect there is move to put railways in private sector". ...
  • Rail Budget: People in Bangalore willing to pay more for better services February 26, 2013

    As Pawan Kumar Bansal presented his maiden Railway Budget in Parliament on Tuesday, people in Bangalore said if better services are provided in railways, they are ready to pay more. ...
  • News 360: Pawan Kumar Bansal announces Railway Budget for 2013-2014 February 26, 2013

    Pawan Kumar Bansal on Tuesday presented his maiden railway budget for 2013-14 with no hike in passenger fare, but with "marginal" increase in other charges on tickets. ...
  • People in Kolkata not happy with Rail Budget 2013 February 26, 2013

    Passengers in Kolkata said that they aren't happy with the Railway Budget 2013-14 as the rise in freight charges will increase reservation fares also. ...
  • We are working on a new software to enhance e-ticketing: Railway Board Chairman February 26, 2013

    Speaking to CNN-IBN's Anubha Bhosle, Railway Board Chairman Vinay Mittal said the Railway Budget presented by Pawan Kumar Bansal addresses the financial health of the railways. He also ensured that trials on anti-collision device will be completed in the next eight months. ...
  • Chidambaram hails railway budget, terms it 'honest' and 'practical' February 26, 2013

    Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who is due to present Union Budget 2013-14 on Thursday, hailed Pawana Kumar Bansal's maiden railway budget and called it "honest" and "practical". Chidamabaram said it was a "remarkable and highly commendable budget". ...
  • Rail Budget: People say ready to pay more for better amenities in trains February 26, 2013

    Even as government hailed Pawan Kumar Bansal's maiden railway budget for 2013-14, people demanded better amenities in the trains. They said they are even ready to pay more for more facilities. ...
  • Watch: Pawan Kumar Bansal turns poet in Parliament while presenting Rail Budget February 26, 2013

    Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal presented what is the first Railway Budget by a Congress minister in 17 years on Tuesday. Claiming that the losses of the Railways were mounting, Bansal said that the gigantic network must be financially sustainable for the benefit of the passengers. ...
  • Rail Budget: People demand better food, clean toilets, safety for passengers in trains February 26, 2013

    The Rail Budget will be presented on Tuesday by Pawan Kumar Bansal, the first Congress Minister to do so in 17 years. ...
  • Rail fare hikes should be justified by provision of facilities: Pawan Bansal's wife February 26, 2013

    Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's wife also said that the Rail Budget was prepared in keeping with the UPA's policies. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 25, 2013

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