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AP Upset Over Railway Budget as No New Projects Granted to State

Andhra Pradesh Thursday expressed its disappointment over the railway budget, saying no new project was sanctioned for the state. Deputy Chief Minister K. E. Krishna Murthy said injustice had been done to the state as neither it was neither sanctioned any new project nor was allocated funds to complete the pending projects. He said the new state expected a better ...

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Railway Budget Reactions at a Glance from Modi to Bansal

Former Congress government’s railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said the budget presented by Suresh Prabhu was nothing new and repetition of previous budgets presented by him. “It’s repetitive…,” he said pointing out the IT provisions being talked about now that were actually introduced by former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi a long time ago. “It would have been good had he ...

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Suresh Prabhu Presents Railway Budget 2015 Without Fare Rise

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has presented his maiden budget for the Indian Railways in the Lok Sabha on Thursday at 12:10 PM and spared the middle class from any fare hike for the first time, brining relief to many passengers. Without tinkering with passenger fares, Minister Suresh Prabhu presented his maiden budget for Indian Railways in the Lok Sabha, promising ...

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Railway Budget 2015 Watch Live: Suresh Prabhu Gets Ready to Present Budget

    12:11 PM: Recollecting Mahatma Gandhi, he said railway infrastructure still falls below expectations and provides many challenges. 492 trains running at 100%, he noted. Though Rajdhani can speed up to 130 km , it can run only at 70 km, he said.        12:10 PM: Suresh Prabhu begins reading the Railway budget 2015-16, thanking PM Modi. 11:25 ...

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