Avishek G Dastidar The Indian Express Group

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Rlys to reassess fire-retardant materials used in coaches

Thursday 9 January '14

But as far as detecting fire is concerned, the Railways conceded that it can only happen at random.
To tackle train fires, look at the cause, not tech

Monday 6 January '14

The TN Express fire happened because passengers had crackers.
UAVs may be used to stop jumbos deaths on rail tracks

Friday 3 January '14

The railways currently has speed restrictions at stretches prone to elephant movements.
Eye in the sky could watch over jumbos to prevent rail track deaths

Thursday 2 January '14

Railways has decided to deploy unmanned aerial vehicles to prevent accidents on tracks.
Rlys to expedite induction of modified fire-alarm

Monday 30 December '13

An earlier version of the system installed in the Bhubaneswar Rajdhani.
26 die in sleep as fire breaks out on train from Bangalore

Sunday 29 December '13

Preliminary inquiry ruled out short-circuit and indicated the presence of a 'foreign object'.
Govt 'assures' Trinamool: Will move against Justice Ganguly

Wednesday 18 December '13

TMC chief whip Derek O’Brien demanded the retired judge’s removal.
NOTA not an option

Monday 9 December '13

In Naxal-hit areas like Dantewada, there were 9,677 NOTA votes — more than Congress candidate Devati Karma’s winning margin of 5,987 votes.
Indian Railways aims ISO 22000 tag for premium trains

Monday 2 December '13

The quality of on-train service has been a major concern for the railways.
Worried about brand, will exit Tehelka: K D Singh

Tuesday 26 November '13

I have nothing to do with the affairs or management of Tehelka, said K D Singh.
Assembly polls: Soft on Congress and harsh on BJP, Ram Vilas Paswan hits MP trail

Friday 22 November '13

The LJP has fielded candidates in 23 seats in MP and 15 in Rajasthan.
Five zonal railways finally get new GMs

Thursday 21 November '13

PMO, Cabinet panel reject transfer of 4 current GMs.
Forget guides, get free audio tours from phone apps

Monday 18 November '13

The only catch is that there will be ads in between, which will be the source of revenue for service provider.
For making Kharge walk to his coach, 2 officers suspended

Thursday 7 November '13

A Northern Railway spokesperson said the action had nothing to do with the minister or his movement.
For making Kharge walk up to his coach, 2 senior railway officers suspended

Thursday 7 November '13

The Association of Group-A officers lodged a complaint, afte which suspension was revoked.
Cong wants CAG audit into Didi’s dole for para clubs

Wednesday 6 November '13

The TMC donated Rs 41 crore to close to 2,400 para clubs this year with most of them receiving Rs 2 lakh each.
Cong wants CAG audit into Didi dole for para clubs

Wednesday 6 November '13

TMC has dismissed the opposition’s allegation of political patronising by the state government.
Soon, travel to Kashmir Valley on single train ticket

Tuesday 5 November '13

The Udhampur-Katra rail line will connect Kashmir directly with the rest of the country.
Soon, single ticket will take you to Valley on train and bus

Monday 4 November '13

Passengers can, on one ticket, board a train to Katra in Jammu, catch a bus to Banihal and then continue on by train to Baramulla beyond Srinagar.


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