Rajdhani

  • 'Alert' railway staff helps avert major mishap on Ahmedabad-bound Rajdhani train 07-04-2014 08:08 AM

    An alert railway staff on Sunday averted what would have been a major mishap by stopping the New Delhi-Ahmedabad Rajdhani train near Sojat Road station and putting out the smoke coming out of an SLR coach. A pointman at Sojat Road station, which falls along Ajmer-Marwar Junction route, observed the...
  • Sojat: Smoke seen in New Delhi-Ahmedabad Rajdhani Express, major mishap averted 07-04-2014 12:21 AM

    An alert railway staff on Sunday averted what would have been a major mishap by stopping the New Delhi-Ahmedabad Rajdhani train near Sojat Road station and putting out the smoke coming out of an SLR coach. A pointman at Sojat Road station, which falls along Ajmer-Marwar Junction route, observed the...
  • Smoke noticed from New Delhi-Ahmedabad Rajdhani Express, major mishap averted 06-04-2014 11:15 PM

    An alert railway staff on Sunday averted what would have been a major mishap by stopping the New Delhi-Ahmedabad Rajdhani train near Sojat Road station and putting out the smoke coming out of an SLR coach. A pointman at Sojat Road station, which falls along Ajmer-Marwar Junction route, observed the...
  • CCI orders probe against Indian Railways, IRCTC 13-03-2014 08:56 PM

    The Competition Commission has ordered an investigation against Indian Railways and its arm IRCTC for alleged unfair practices related to compulsory sale of food to travellers on some trains and ticket booking. This is the second major probe by the fair trade watchdog against a central government enterprise, after Coal...
  • Delhi power crisis: Anil Ambani meets Lt Governor 19-02-2014 11:58 PM

    New Delhi: Reliance Group chairman Anil Ambani on Wednesday met Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung for nearly an hour which officials described as a "courtesy call." Both sides declined to comment on the deliberations between Ambani and Jung. The meeting comes against the backdrop of issues concerning two group companies...
  • Fire in Howrah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express, no injuries 11-02-2014 05:53 PM

    Kolkata: The Howrah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express caught fire at Howrah station on Tuesday. The fire broke out at the generator van of the train while it was standing for departure on platform number 9 at the station. There have been no reports of injuries so far. Four fire tenders are...
  • SC directs NTPC not to cut power supply to BSES in Delhi 07-02-2014 05:49 PM

    New Delhi: In a reprieve to residents of Delhi, the Supreme Court on directed NTPC not to cut power supply till March 26 to Reliance Group-owned power distribution companies for not clearing outstanding dues of over Rs.300 crore. The apex court also directed BSES to pay Rs 50 crore within...
  • Delhi power crisis: SC agrees to hear BSES plea against NTPC 06-02-2014 11:17 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the plea of the Reliance Group companies BSES against the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) notice threatening to cut off power supply for not clearing outstanding dues. The apex court will hear the plea on Friday. Raising a fear of an...
  • NTPC gives power supply suspension notice from Feb 11 to BSES Rajdhani 01-02-2014 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: The National Thermal Power Corporation has given an electricity supply suspension notice from February 11 to Delhi utility BSES Rajdhani. On Friday, the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) had threatened to stop power supply to the BSES Yamuna, which caters to central and east Delhi. The regions could...
  • CAG officials visit three private power distribution firms 20-01-2014 10:45 PM

    Officials from the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Monday visited the three private power distribution companies in the city, nearly three weeks after the Delhi government ordered scrutiny of their finances by the auditor. The government on January 1 announced its decision to recommend CAG audit of the finances...
  • Businessman arrested for harassing woman in Rajdhani Express 21-11-2013 07:32 PM

    A businessman has been arrested for allegedly eve-teasing a woman co-passenger while travelling in Howrah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express. The cloth merchant from West Bengal Pavan Kumar (38) allegedly misbehaved with the woman, a sales officer in Bareilly, while they were travelling in the same compartment of the train, Deputy Superintendent...
  • Watch: Eyewitness account of Dibrugarh-Delhi Rajdhani Express fire 15-10-2013 03:40 PM

    A fire broke out on the New Delhi-bound train in Morigaon district of Assam early on Tuesday morning. There were no injuries reported. "There was a fire in the pantry car. Some of the luggage in the 1st AC coach also got burnt," said an eyewitness. ...
  • Dibrugarh-Delhi Rajdhani Express catches fire, no injury reported 15-10-2013 09:17 AM

    New Delhi: The pantry car of the Dibrugarh-Delhi Rajdhani Express caught fire on Tuesday morning. No injuries have been reported in the incident. The fire has now been brought under control even as the rail traffic on the Dibrugarh-Delhi route was affected. At around 4.30 AM, a fire broke out...
  • Railways to launch SMS-based service for hygiene complaints 09-06-2013 05:25 PM

    New Delhi: Railways have decided to launch an SMS-based service for immediate response to passenger complaints regarding housekeeping service in coaches. The service will be launched on a few select trains to facilitate passengers to contact onboard staff through SMS or phone call for complaints related to cleanliness in coaches,...
  • Infrastructure of BSES responsible for power cuts: Dikshit 05-06-2013 03:56 AM

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday slammed two BSES discoms for long outages in the city and said the power cuts are taking place due to poor distribution infrastructure and not because of gap in demand and supply. "We have made available adequate power. There is no gap...
  • Hike in food rates likely for Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto 04-06-2013 08:52 PM

    New Delhi: After revising the food tariff for all trains except premier services in 2012, Railways have firmed up a proposal to increase the rates of food served in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto. As per the proposal, the overall increase in food item would be higher for passengers travelling in...
  • Power tariff hiked by 1.5 per cent in Delhi 03-05-2013 09:28 PM

    New Delhi: Despite strong protest by the BJP and Aam Admi Party against rising power tariff, the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission on Friday hiked the rates by 1.5 per cent to adjust the power purchase cost of the distribution companies. The DERC has fixed 4.5 per cent fuel surcharge for...
  • Leander Paes embarks a new journey with 'Rajdhani Express' 04-01-2013 01:51 PM

    His movie 'Rajdhani Express' hits theatre on January 4. ...
  • Friday Releases: 'Rajdhani Express', 'Table No 21' to hit screens 04-01-2013 09:30 AM

    Also on offer is 'The Impossible', starring Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor. ...
  • GPS-based information system in Howrah, Mumbai Rajdhanis 19-09-2011 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: A GPS-based passenger information system will be installed in the Mumbai and Howrah Rajdhanis from this month, enabling passengers to find out the exact location, speed and arrival time of trains on real-time basis. GPS receivers are being acquired to be installed and once the installation is completed,...