Trivedi hikes fares, earns Mamata's wrath

Good economics clearly does not make good politics. The Railway Minister, Mr Dinesh Trivedi, appeared set to find this out to his cost, with his own party, the Trinamool Congress, opposing his mov... »      16 comments

Rlys market borrowings pegged at Rs 15,000 cr in 2012-13

Indian Railways will go in for market borrowing of Rs 15,000 crore in 2012-13 »

Railways gets aggressive on public-private partnership

The Railways has often drawn flak for not providing enabling ambience to stations and freight terminals. Funds-starved Railways has got aggressive on public-private partnership (PPP) model for last mile connectivity. »

Fare hike: It was my decision as Railway Minister, says Trivedi

Excerpts from the post Rail Budget press conference of Mr Dinesh Trivedi, Railway Minister: Did Mamata Banerjee know about the hike? She was not aware about the fare hike. »


SIDELIGHTS: Trivedi refuses to toe Mamata-Lalu line

Railway Minister, Dinesh Trivedi’s, maiden budget presentation in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday was comparatively low key to those by his predecessors Ms. Mamata Banerjee and Mr Lalu Prasad with fewe... »


Proposals on safety, modernisation hailed

Commending the Rail Minister for focusing on critical areas such as safety and modernisation, Mr Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group, welcomed proposals made by the Rail Ministe... »


Rail Budget 'practical, pragmatic', says India Inc

Captains of industry have welcomed the Railway Budget, describing it as practical and pragmatic with its thrust on passenger safety, infrastructure modernisation and operating efficiency. ... »
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Highlights of Railway Budget 2012

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Full text of Railway Budget 2012 speech

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