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Thursday, Oct 17, 2019
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)
May 17, 2017 16:20
Lalu retains the capacity, presence of mind and political sharpness to turn around adversity on its head and has repeatedly gained political success despite corruption taints. read more
May 17, 2017 12:52
Names of many trains, stations, rail circuits and schemes are inspired by Hindutva ideology after the BJP-led NDA government assumed office in 2014 read more
May 01, 2017 22:52
With less than three months to go before India elects a new President, Opposition parties on Monday closed ranks in their quest for a common candidate to challenge the ruling BJP. read more
Apr 30, 2017 18:05
Congress President Sonia Gandhi is likely to meet leaders of non-NDA parties to pursue plans for putting up a common candidate for the Presidential elections scheduled in July. read more
Apr 28, 2017 07:01
With Rs 500 crore having now been sanctioned for release from the Nirbhaya corpus, targets to fix CCTV cameras at 983 additional stations have been set for the current fiscal. read more
Apr 25, 2017 15:15
While financing has remained an issue, heritage tasks have been neglected because they have been assigned to officers as additional responsibilities. read more
Apr 22, 2017 23:42
The RPF, the Government Railway Police, and state police form the three wings of rail security apparatus. Over the past decades, the departments have been reported to have worked at cross-purposes on account of conflict over powers and responsibilit... read more
Apr 21, 2017 12:32
NCP chief Sharad Pawar, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav, former PM Manmohan Singh and historian Irfan Habib among names under consideration as secular parties vie for survival in aftermath of the disastrous UP polls read more
Apr 20, 2017 21:18
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has been pitching for opposition unity, holding separate meetings with NCP president Sharad Pawar and CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury. read more
Apr 19, 2017 00:20
The hike in Railway’s costs has largely been due to Centre’s big infrastructure push, economic slowdown and the obligation to meet 7th Pay Commission’s commitments. read more
Apr 11, 2017 21:49
The “historic” and “people centric” legislation will strengthen rights of people infected with HIV, Nadda said. read more
Apr 06, 2017 12:57
The BJP’s resounding victory in the recently held Uttar Pradesh assembly polls doesn’t seem to have galvanised opposition parties into unified action. On the contrary, it may just have sent them further down an off-tangential path to self-destructio... read more
Apr 05, 2017 07:30
Approximately, 15% of the train drivers failed the alcohol test at the end of their journey, as reported by Hindustan Times. This means that passenger lives were put to huge risks in such cases. read more
Mar 29, 2017 14:17
Bruised and battered by a relentless BJP march, opposition parties led by the Congress are desperately looking for a leader to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2019 parliamentary polls. But can Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar be the unifying... read more