Do you support rail fare hike?

GN Bureau | January 9, 2013



After years of postponing the decision, the government has finally hiked railway fares. Railway minister PK Bansal made the announcement on Wednesday, ahead of the budget two months later, given the financial crunch.

Read the full report here: Railway fare hike from January 21

This was the decision on which Dinesh Trivedi had to go last year. An argument was building up for the hike and give up populism, and yet there was persistent case for not adding to inflation in these hard times.

 

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