railway budget

Mukul Roy follows Mamata Banerjee as absentee railway minister


August 6th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Railway Minister Mukul Roy's long absences from office, much like his once removed predecessor Mamata Banerjee, have become a cause for concern with insiders ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha to apply guillotine for outstanding budget demands


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Lok Sabha is scheduled Thursday to take up all outstanding demands for grants of ministries at one go by applying the guillotine provision ... Read more...

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Stress on safety, security, punctuality: Mukul Roy


March 26th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) New Railway Minister Mukul Roy, while parrying queries on whether the railways will roll back the freight fare hike, said Monday he hoped to improve ... Read more...

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Mukul rolls back fare hike to please Mamata


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Stating that it impacted poor people, new Railway Minister Mukul Roy Thursday rolled back the fare hike in suburban and non-suburban, sleeper, air conditioned ... Read more...

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Government rolls back railway fare hike (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Stating that it impacted poor people, new Railway Minister Mukul Roy Thursday rolled back the fare hike in suburban and non-suburban, sleeper, air-conditioned chair ... Read more...

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PM regrets Trivedi’s going; Mukul Roy to be sworn in Tuesday (Roundup)


March 19th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday praised outgoing Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi and regretted that he had to leave, but Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Trivedi replacement a ‘farce’, says CPI-M (Lead, Changing dateline)


March 19th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) The resignation of Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi isa "drama" but it reveals the factionalism in Trinamool Congress, the CPI-M said Monday.The entire issue is aimed ... Read more...

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CPI-M lampoons Trinamool over Trivedi


March 19th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The "drama" of Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi's resignation shows the Trinamool Congress is not concerned about the railways' safety aspects, the CPI-M said Monday."The drama ... Read more...

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Will recommend acceptance of Trivedi’s resignation: PM


March 19th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said he had received Dinesh Trivedi's resignation as railway minister and proposed to send it to President Pratibha ... Read more...

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Dinesh Trivedi speaks to Mamata, to quit (Second Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) Ending days of stalemate, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Sunday agreed to quit after speaking with his Trinamool Congress party chief Mamata Banerjee, a short ... Read more...

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Dinesh Trivedi speaks to Mamata, to quit (Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Sunday agreed to quit after speaking with his Trinamool Congress party chief Mamata Banerjee, a few hours before an annoyed ... Read more...

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Dinesh issue: Mamata to arrive in Delhi Sunday night


March 18th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is to reach Delhi Sunday night amid speculation that she could meet Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Dinesh Trivedi sows dissent in Trinamool ranks (West Bengal Newsletter)


March 18th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) The continuing suspense drama over the Dinesh Trivedi episode has not been the best advertisement for West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress. But what could be ... Read more...

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Trinamool tells Trivedi to quit, he wants Mamata’s written order (Roundup)


March 17th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) In a hardening of stands, the Trinamool Congress Saturday asked its nominee and Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi to resign from the post, but the ... Read more...

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Trinamool asks Trivedi to go, he wants Mamata’s written order (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Saturday asked Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi to resign from the post, but the latter has sought written instructions from party chief ... Read more...

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Congress core committee meets to discuss Mamata’s demands, Uttarakhand crisis


March 17th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Congress core group met here Friday to discuss the party's response to the demand of Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee for roll back ... Read more...

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I am not on trial, system is: Trivedi


March 16th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi was a surprise speaker at the India Today Conclave which opened here Friday.Trivedi has been in the eye of the ... Read more...

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Didi’s diktat: Toe the party line or face the music


March 15th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) As Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi remained defiant against rolling back the tariff hikes he announced in the railway budget, Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal ... Read more...

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Kabir Suman bats for Trivedi, says railway minister not Trinamool property


March 15th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) As the Trinamool Congress leadership seemed to be inching toward putting a full stop to Dinesh Trivedi's stint as railway minister, he found a supporter ... Read more...

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Odisha protests neglect in railway budget


March 15th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 15 (IANS) Non-Congress parties, including Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), Thursday held separate demonstrations to protest the state's alleged neglect in the railway budget for 2012-13.Hundreds of ... Read more...

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BJP enforces Jharkhand economic blockade against railway budget


March 15th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 15 (IANS) Railway services were affected in Jharkhand Thursday as the ruling BJP enforced a three-hour economic blockade to protest the "neglect of the state" in the railway ... Read more...

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Nobody’s asked me to resign: Dinesh Trivedi (Second Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Stating he will not run away from his duties, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Thursday said neither Prime Minister Manmohan Singh nor Trinamool Congress chief ... Read more...

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No threat to UPA: Trinamool


March 15th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress (TMC) Thursday ruled out any threat to the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and said it never asked Railway Minister Dinesh ... Read more...

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Don’t behave like petulant children: Pranab to opposition


March 15th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) With opposition parties disrupting Lok Sabha over Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi's fate Thursday, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee chided them saying they were behaving like ... Read more...

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Trivedi has not resigned, clarifies government (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi has not resigned, the government clarified in parliament Thursday.Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told Lok Sabha that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Will quit if PM or Mamata ask me to: Trivedi (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said Thursday that he would stay "at the border outpost" till he was replaced or asked to leave by his ... Read more...

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Dinesh Trivedi sends resignation to PM


March 15th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi has sent his resignation letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, ministry sources said Thursday, a day after the minister presented his ... Read more...

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Congress leaders discuss Mamata’s demands


March 15th, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Congress leaders met at the residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday night to discuss Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's opposition to passenger fare ... Read more...

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Rollback rail fare hike: Tripura minister


March 15th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 14 (IANS) Tripura's Left Front government wants a rollback of passenger fare hike proposed in the rail budget presented by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi in parliament, a minister ... Read more...

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Mixed reaction in Karnataka on rail projects for state


March 14th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 14 (IANS) A new rail coach factory, seven express trains, including a high-speed double-decker to Chennai, extension of six trains and new lines for Karnataka in the railway ... Read more...

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Shivraj Chouhan flip-flop on railway budget


March 14th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 14 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Wednesday did a flip-flop on the railway budget for 2012-13, first welcoming it and then criticising it.Initially, Chouhan welcomed ... Read more...

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Rail fare hike to hit common man: Naveen Patnaik


March 14th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 14 (IANS) Disapproving the fare hike proposed by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Wednesday, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said it will adversely affect the common man.Terming the budget ... Read more...

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rail budget criticised in northeast


March 14th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 14 (IANS) The railway budget for 2012-13 presented in parliament Wednesday was criticised in the northeast, with an industry body and a powerful student's body lamenting it had ... Read more...

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Industry welcomes rail fare hike


March 14th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Terming it a practical budget, industry bodies Wednesday welcomed Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi's decision to hike passenger fares even as the issue triggered a controversy, ... Read more...

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CPI-M blasts rail fare hikes


March 14th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday denounced the proposed rail fare hike, saying it will "adversely impact millions of rural migrant workers" and ... Read more...

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