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Will a smart city bring about safe transport for women?

I came to office, sat down at my work station, switched on my system and the first news that flashed on my screen was the experience of a woman who was molested by her diving instructor underwater

196 dams in India are over 100-years old

  As many as 196 dams in India are over 100-years old, union minister Sanjeev Kumar Balyan informed the Lok Sabha.   The minister said that National

No ladies seat on the morning bus home

The brutal murder of a 23-year-old Infosys employee inside her work area in office in Pune, in January, allegedly by a security guard, has plunged the IT industry in a state of shock, angst and out

Will put an end to corruption, VIP culture in railways: Lohani

 Former Air India chief Ashwani Lohani on Thursday took the charge as Chairman Railway Board and said his main thrust would be to put an end to corruption and VIP culture. Lohani tol

Lohani lays emphasis on highest level of safety

Chairman railway board (CRB) Ashwani Lohani wrote a letter to railwaymen to ensure highest level of safety, just hours after the derailment of Nagpur-Mumbai CST Duranto express on Tuesday.

Why is Suresh Prabhu not attending office?

 Ever since the railway minister Suresh Prabhu offered to resign to prime minister Narendra Modi following two derailments in Uttar Pradesh, top officials at the Rail Bhavan appear to be in a

Challenges ahead of new railway minister Piyush Goyal

 New railway minister Piyush Goyal has his work cut out for him as he has to prioritise safety and restore confidence since the railways is going through a rough patch due to successive derail

Prabhu transformed railways: Piyush Goyal

 Piyush Goyal, who took over as the railway minister on Monday, lauded his predecessor Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu for building the roadmap of railways’ extensive growth and for bringing in

Flexi fare system to be reviewed: Goyal

 Railway minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said the safety issue is of paramount importance and more measures are being taken to ensure safer operations. He laid emphasis on making t

22 killed in stampede on narrow Mumbai foot over bridge

 The poor state of railway infrastructure stood exposed on Friday when a stampede broke out on a poorly maintained and narrow foot over bridge in Mumbai, killing 22 people and leaving scores i

Railways filled only 0.89% safety vacancies in four years

After every major accident Indian Railways claims that it would intensify efforts to fill safety category vacancies to reduce the count of fatal accidents. But data shows something e

Why it is crucial for railways to reduce derailments, improve punctuality

Even as the union minister of railways Piyush Goyal claims of improving railways’ infrastructure and safety, Indian Railways still needs to put in massive efforts to curtail derailment accide

Stop shooting the messenger

The recent survey commissioned by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, which had ranked India as the most dangerous place on earth for women, has created a serious controversy in India with the governme

Mandovi and Konkankanya express trains get German LHB coaches

To ensure safety of passengers and better comfort, Konkan Railway has decided to replace the old coaches of Madgaon Junction-Mumbai CSMT Mandovi express and Madgaon Junction-Mumbai CSMT Konkankanya

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