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CPI-M flays minister for rail accidents


June 1st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The CPI-M Friday blamed Railway Minister Mukul Roy for the increasing number of railway accidents and said he appeared to be more engrossed in ... Read more...

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Six killed as trains collide in Poland (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, March 4 (IANS) At least six people were killed and nearly 50 injured in southern Poland after two trains had a head-on collision Saturday, said local officials.According to polish ... Read more...

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Eliminating level crossings big challenge for railways


February 29th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi will have to dig deep into his pocket for eliminating the thousands of unmanned level crossings across the country that ... Read more...

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Panel suggests independent rail safety authority


February 17th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) A high-level railway safety panel headed by former Atomic Energy Commission chairman Anil Kakodkar Friday suggested setting up of an independent rail safety authority and ... Read more...

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No rail accidents after new technology is installed: Mamata


October 7th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 7 (IANS) State-of-the-art technologies would be installed in the Indian Railways within the next one or two years to prevent accidents and "there will be no railway accidents in ... Read more...

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Will fill two lakh railway vacancies soon: Mamata


October 6th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur (West Bengal), Oct 6 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Benerjee Wednesday said her ministry would clear the backlog of over two lakh job vacancies across the country within the next six months."The ... Read more...

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NGO concerned over elephant deaths on railway tracks


September 15th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Sep 15 (IANS) A leading NGO working for wildlife Wednesday alleged that the authorities' failure to implement recommendations by an expert panel has led to an increase in elephant deaths on ... Read more...

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Banerjee seeks one-time special grant for railways


August 19th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Thursday passed the Indian Railways' supplementary demands for grant for fiscal 2010-11 with Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee suggesting a one-time special grant worth ... Read more...

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Mamata lashes out at critics


August 19th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Seeking to silence her critics, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said that her "political friends" were conspiring against her by indulging in "blame game" over the ... Read more...

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Price rise rocks Parliament, Rajya Sabha adjourned till Wednesday


July 27th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): The issue of price rise rocked the second day of Parliament's Monsoon Session on Tuesday. While the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till Wednesday, the Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Uproar in Parliament over price rise, both Houses adjourned till noon


July 27th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned till noon following the Opposition cornering the government on the issue of rising prices.In a setback for the government, the ... Read more...

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PM on Amit Shah: CBI is not Congress Bureau of Investigation


July 26th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday saidthat there is no truth in the allegation put forward by the BJP that the CBI is the Congress ... Read more...

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Parliament’s Monsoon Session to begin on stormy note Monday


July 25th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): Parliament's Monsoon Session will commence on Monday and is likely to be stormy with the combined Opposition attacking the UPA Government on issues such as the ... Read more...

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Opposition demands discussion on price rise


July 25th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A day ahead of the monsoon session of parliament, opposition parties Sunday demanded a discussion on price rise under an adjournment motion "if the house is ... Read more...

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BJP, Left slam budget, Congress gives thumbs up (Lead)


February 24th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's budget Wednesday came in for sharp criticism from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Left parties and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) while ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned for the day over sugarcane prices (Lead)


November 19th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The winter session of parliament got off to a chaotic start Thursday with the Lok Sabha being adjourned for the day as the entire opposition united ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned over sugarcane price


November 19th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned Thursday, the opening day of the winter session of parliament, when the entire opposition united to oppose the new sugarcane pricing ... Read more...

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Lalu Yadav says significant decrease in railway accidents


February 13th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Railway Minister Lalu Prasad today said that in the last five years, there has been a significant improvement in railway safety and a steep reduction in ... Read more...

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Indian American gives Mumbai’s emergency medical care new push


January 28th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Imagine a situation where an accident takes place and the victim is lying on the road, bleeding profusely. Instead of waiting for the police to take the ... Read more...

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