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Saturday, Jan 18, 2020
Srinand Jha

Srinand Jha


Srinand Jha covers the Ministry of Railways and writes on politics in the Hindi heartland. Also interested in media and social/cultural issues.

articles by Srinand Jha (940 results)
Oct 08, 2017 07:58
A countrywide campaign against the policies of the NDA government is likely to be announced at the national council meeting of the “real” Janata Dal (United) led by Sharad Yadav. read more
Oct 05, 2017 22:43
Lalu Prasad is being investigated over the awarding of maintenance of two railway hotels to Sujata Hotel in exchange for land during his tenure as Union minister. read more
Sep 28, 2017 14:52
Minister Piyush Goyal said the government’s focus is on electrification of the Indian railway network but clarified that it won’t jeopardise the contract with General Electric to supply and maintain diesel locomotives for Bihar’s Marhoura project. read more
Sep 18, 2017 16:24
Acting president of the Sharad Yadav-led rebel JD(U) faction also said they will explore a tie-up with Hardik Patel. read more
Sep 14, 2017 16:36
The Rs 1,10,000-crore bullet-train project aims to modernise the country’s crumbling rail networks, which are prone to accidents and long delays read more
Sep 11, 2017 21:24
The high speed train will cut travel time between Mumbai and Ahmedabad by at least five hours. read more
Sep 09, 2017 22:24
While the Opposition camp remains weakened, political observers find a ray of hope in the fact that rivals such as the TMC and the CPI (M) have decided to close ranks to oppose the BJP at the national level. read more
Sep 03, 2017 19:07
The government is trying to revamp the transporter, but it continued to creak and groan under the weight of its own contradictions despite frequent changes at the helm. read more
Aug 27, 2017 21:28
As per Schedule 10 of the Rules of Procedure and Business of the Rajya Sabha, a member can be disqualified if he voluntarily gives up the membership of the party by which he got elected. read more
Aug 25, 2017 16:16
The Indian Railways logged just 0.20 mishaps through 2012 in terms of accidents per million train kilometres. This is better than what many developed countries, including Sweden, Belgium, Austria and Finland, can boast of. However, India has the ironic... read more
Aug 23, 2017 22:31
Ashwani Lohani, whose departure as Air India CMD was described by an official as “bad news” for the national carrier, is taking over the reins of the Railway Board at a time of crisis for the country’s largest transporter. read more
Aug 23, 2017 17:02
Ashwani Lohani faces a big challenge as the government is trying to revamp the world’s fourth-largest rail network that has 12,000 passenger trains and 7,000-odd stations, and carries 23 million passengers each day. read more
Aug 20, 2017 23:21
An FIR has been registered against unknown persons in the derailment of Kalinga Utkal Express in Muzaffarnagar district, police said. read more
Aug 17, 2017 13:43
At gathering led by JD(U)’s Sharad Yadav, Gandhi urges opposition leaders from SP, Left and others to join hands to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party read more
Aug 16, 2017 15:05
The event is expected to be attended by several Opposition parties as a show of strength. read more