TICKETS

  • IRCTC Connect: IRCTC finally launches its ticketing app for Android 1 week ago

    New Delhi: It took a long time coming and the official IRCTC Android app is finally available for download on Google Play. Unlike most other popular service providers, IRCTC bypassed the more popular Android and iOS platforms and instead launched its mobile apps first for Windows Phone and BlackBerry 10...
  • Half of Tatkal tickets on 80 trains to be costlier October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Half of the Tatkal tickets on 80 trains have become costlier with the railways deciding to partially implement the dynamic fare system under which charges will depend on demand. The decision, clearly aimed at mopping up more revenues by the cash-strapped railways, comes in the midst of festival season...
  • British Airways offers up to 50% off on select flights from India September 9, 2014

    Mumbai: British Airways on Tuesday joined its peers in offering limited period discounted tickets to air travellers, rolling out up to 50 per cent lower fares on its flight from India to select global destinations including London, New York and San Francisco. The airline has already commenced the bookings under the...
  • Now get mobile recharge, travel tickets at Fair Price Shops September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhiites can now recharge their mobile phones, DTH cards, book tickets and buy many other things at Fair Price Shops (FPS) in the city with the Delhi government liberalising the policy for sale of goods and services through these outlets for subsidised rations. In a bid to improve the...
  • Air India website blocked by few sites in India, abroad August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Air India's website, which went down two days ago after the airline offered a special fare of Rs 100, was apparently blocked by a few sites in India and abroad for a considerable time. An unprecedented 80,000 hits a minute were recorded from some sites which blocked bookings by...
  • Air India website crashes on day 1 of its grand Rs 100perticket sale August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Air India website on Wednesday crashed on day one of the 5day special discount period. The airline had launched 'Air India Offer', a scheme offering tickets for Rs 100 apart from all applicable taxes. The offer has started from Wednesday. The discount is available only for online booking and...
  • IRCTC launches faster, easier eticketing system; increases booking capacity to 7200 tickets per minute August 14, 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 launched the next generation eticketing system enhancing the booking capacity to 7200 tickets per minute and making the whole process much faster and easier. "It was...
  • Next gen eticketing 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 eticketing 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 shortdistance 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 eticketing July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian Railways' reservation system will be overhauled through eticketing systems, Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda said on Tuesday, presenting the railway budget for 201415 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 CNNIBN 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 prerevised rates, will have to pay the differences either at booking offices or in trains. "In the case of tickets already issued at prerevised 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 nofrills 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 cutthroat fare war in a sector already reeling from losses. AirAsia India will take off on Thursday with an eyecatching promotional fare of Rs 990 for flights between hightech 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: Lowcost carrier AirAsia India, all set to launch operations from next week with a BangaloreGoa flight, on Tuesday said tickets for its inaugural service were sold out within 10 minutes. Tickets for the maiden flight (BangaloreGoa) 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, nofrill 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...