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  • IRCTC launches faster, easier e-ticketing system; increases booking capacity to 7200 tickets per minute 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The long and irritating experiences of booking train ticket through IRCTC website seems to be a thing of past now as the Railways launched the next generation e-ticketing system enhancing the booking capacity to 7200 tickets per minute and making the whole process much faster and easier. "It was...
  • Next gen e-ticketing enables 7200 bookings per minute on IRCTC website August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The long and irritating experiences of booking train ticket through IRCTC website seems to be a thing of past now as the Railways on Wednesday launched the next generation e-ticketing system enhancing the booking capacity to 7200 tickets per minute and making the whole process much faster and...
  • Salman Khan hoping his film 'Kick' to become a hit at the box office July 25, 2014

    Salman Khan is hoping to crack it once again, with the upcoming release of his film 'Kick'. At 48, Salman insists that he is in good shape. After many hit Eid releases the actor is all set to woo his audiences again this Eid with 'Kick'. Such is the anticipation...
  • Tatkal tickets on shorter train routes have become exorbitant. Here's why July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Railways does not want passengers to Tatkal travel over short distances. Railways has therefore altered its definition of short-distance travel to charge an even higher premium from passengers. Many were in for a shock when trying to book Tatkal tickets for train journeys shorter than 500 kilometres when...
  • Flag public issues to get ticket: Congress leadership to MLA aspirants in Delhi July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking to make the party's Delhi unit fighting fit for next assembly polls, the Congress leadership on Saturday held consultations with 63 Congress leaders from the state who had fought the last assembly election in which it faced a severe drubbing. In the meeting chaired by party general secretary...
  • Railway reservations to be overhauled through e-ticketing July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian Railways' reservation system will be overhauled through e-ticketing systems, Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda said on Tuesday, presenting the railway budget for 2014-15 in parliament. "We will allow 120,000 users to simultaneously book online", Gowda said after he began his budget presentation quoting the philosophy of Kautilya about...
  • Rail fare hike: Passengers may ditch Railways, switch to low cost airlines June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: With the new government increasing the railway fare by a whopping 14.2 per cent, disgruntled passengers are now mulling to take the air route with domestic air fares dropping with new entrants. At a time when the foray of AirAsia India has changed the country's aviation market drastically...
  • Fare hike inclusive of Fuel Adjustment Component: Railways June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Faced with criticism of effecting a steep hike, the Railways clarified late in on Friday evening that the increase was only 10 per cent in passenger fare and 5 per cent in freight charges. It also insisted the hike was "as finalised by the previous government", and promised to...
  • Live Blog: June 21 June 21, 2014

    Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad speaks to CNN-IBN about the decisions being taken by the NDA government....
  • Rail fare hike applicable on tickets that were booked in advance too June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Railways, which hiked passenger fares by 14.2 per cent from June 25, on Friday said those who have purchased tickets earlier at pre-revised rates, will have to pay the differences either at booking offices or in trains. "In the case of tickets already issued at pre-revised rates, the difference...
  • LTC scam: CBI files case against Rajya Sabha MPs for cheating, forgery June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a case against Rajya Sabha MPs for cheating, forgery in the Leave and Travel Concession (LTC) scam on Friday. This is the first time that a case has been filed in the scam. Three sitting and three former Rajya Sabha MPs have...
  • AirAsia India's maiden flight takes off from Bangalore June 12, 2014

    Bangalore: Latest airline to join India's budget carrier bandwagon, AirAsia India, started its operation on Thursday evening with an inaugural flight from Bangalore to Goa. AirAsia India's inaugural flight takes off from Bangalore's Kempegowda International Airport for Goa at around 3 pm. AirAsia India, the Indian arm of the Malaysian no-frills airline...
  • AirAsia India's Rs 990 ticket sparks fare war June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Asia's biggest budget carrier AirAsia is set to make its maiden Indian flight this week, fuelling a cut-throat fare war in a sector already reeling from losses. AirAsia India will take off on Thursday with an eye-catching promotional fare of Rs 990 for flights between high-tech hub Bangalore and...
  • Producer to screen movie ticketless, cost to be covered by ads June 6, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Imagine watching the latest movie in cinemas without spending a single penny or making a mad rush for tickets. Just wait a while before disbelieving such a scenario as a new Malayalam film is all set to be released with the promise that it can be watched free of cost...
  • AirAsia India maiden flight tickets sold out within 10 minutes June 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Low-cost carrier AirAsia India, all set to launch operations from next week with a Bangalore-Goa flight, on Tuesday said tickets for its inaugural service were sold out within 10 minutes. Tickets for the maiden flight (Bangalore-Goa) were sold out within 10 minutes of opening of bookings. Also, AirAsia India sold...
  • Maharashtra: Woman dies after TC pushes her off a moving train May 29, 2014

    Jalgaon: A Ticket Collector in the Janata Express has been arrested for allegedly pushing a woman out of a moving train in Jalgaon. The lady succumbed to her injuries and died on the spot. A case has been registered against the Ticket Collector. The relatives of the woman have alleged...
  • SpiceJet announces 25 pc discount on family travel May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking a cue from its competitor IndiGo, no-frill carrier SpiceJet on Firday announced up to 25 per cent discount on tickets for four or more passengers travelling together on domestic flights. Under the 'Friends and Family' offer, four to nine air travellers can travel together on domestic routes and...
  • SpiceJet introduces another low fare offer April 17, 2014

    Mumbai: The fare war started by budget carrier SpiceJet in January that led to cuts by other domestic players remains unabated with the Kalanithi Maran promoted-airline now coming up with another low fare offer from select cities. The low fares offered by SpiceJet, which vary from city to city, are...
  • IPL fever hits UAE; tickets for opening games sold out April 15, 2014

    Dubai: With the opening match of IPL only a day away, the excitement among sports enthusiasts in the United Arab Emirates has reached fever pitch with the first four games of the season, as well as the double header here on 25 April, already being sold out. ...
  • Snapshot: Denied AAP ticket, angry leader shaves off half of his moustache, beard; tours Allahabad on a mule March 31, 2014

    Making his anger public after being denied Lok Sabha ticket by the Aam Aadmi Party, Sunil Choudhary shaved off half of his moustache, beard and toured the streets of Allahabad on a mule. Carrying a broom in his hand, Choudhary criticised the party on the ticket distribution process and even...
  • Please give me one chance and see what I can do: Rakhi Sawant to contest LS polls from Mumbai March 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The Lok Sabha election in Mumbai North-West constituency will get a dose of glamour with the entry of Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant as an Independent candidate. "I have been virtually mobbed by people demanding that I should fight the election, so here I am," Sawant told media persons here...
  • BJP Barmer row simmers, Jaswant's MLA son to skip Vasundhara meet March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: With reports abuzz about Jaswant Singh quitting the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday, his son and Barmer MLA Manavendra Singh has decided not to attend a meeting called by Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje over the Barmer Lok Sabha seat row. While the BJP snubbed the veteran leader giving...
  • AAP axes its two office bearers as they demand cash for LS ticket March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, there is a crisis within the Aam Aadmi Party over the ticket distribution and workers are mounting their anger against party chief Arvind Kejriwal. AAP rebels will be protesting at Jantar Mantar in the national capital even as Kejriwal is scheduled to...
  • Shiv Sena leader Mohan Rawale joins NCP March 21, 2014

    Mumbai: The exodus of Shiv Sena leaders to Nationalist Congress Party continues in Maharashtra. The latest Sena cadre to defect is Mohan Rawale. The former five-time Shiv Sena MP joined the NCP on Friday. He had represented Mumbai South Central five times. Rawale was expelled from the Shiv Sena...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Ticket distribution triggers protests within Chhattisgarh Congress March 21, 2014

    Infighting and protests have broken out within the opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh over the distribution of tickets for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. While supporters of former Union Minister, the late Vidyacharan Shukla are enraged over the denial of ticket to his daughter Pratibha Pandey, some senior leaders have parted ways...
  • Sriramulu features in BJP's seventh list, Bappi Lahiri gets Srerampur March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday released its seventh list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. The controversial candidature of B Sriramulu featured in BJP's latest list. He has been given a ticket from Bellary in Karnataka. Musician Bappi Lahiri who recently joined the BJP will be contesting...
  • Shameful that Muzaffarnagar riots accused given LS tickets, says ex-Justice Rajinder Sachar March 20, 2014

    Former Chief Justice Rajinder Sachar on Wednesday termed as "shameful" the act of political parties giving Lok Sabha tickets to Muzaffarnagar riots accused. "This is shameful and unfortunate. People who have been prosecuted have been put up to fight Lok Sabha elections. This shows the psychology (of the parties)," Sachar said. Two...
  • LS polls: Unhappy over ticket distribution, BJP workers protest at party office in Ballia March 19, 2014

    Unhappy over the distribution of tickets for the Lok Sabha elections, BJP workers staged a demonstration at the party office and in Ballia on Wednesday. Even as Congress MP Jagdambika Pal joined BJP in New Delhi, party workers from his constituency Domariyaganj and nearby areas continued their sit-in at party office...
  • Ramdev has nothing to do with party's ticket distribution, says BJP March 19, 2014

    BJP on Wednesday refuted media reports about Ramdev pitching for his own favourites to be fielded by the saffron party in the Lok Sabha polls, saying the yoga guru had nothing to do with party's ticket distribution process. "Ramdev is a nationalist whose heart beats for the country. He has nothing...
  • Read: Congress's third list of 58 candidates for Lok Sabha elections March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday released its much anticipated third list of candidates for Lok Sabha elections. The party released 58 names this time. While the Congress fielded Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot from Ajmer, senior party leader in Chhattisgarh Ajit Jogi has been given a ticket from Mahasamund....