Saturday, November 22, 2014

One man Committee- E Sridharan



GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RAILWAY BOARD
No.ERB-I/2014/23/46
New Delhi, dated : 13.11.2014
ORDER
Ministry of Railways decided to constitute one man committee headed by Sri E.Sridharan, former Managing Director, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to suggest a proper system and procedure to ensure proper accountability and transparency at the General Managers and other functionaries’ level for taking all commercial decisions, including that of tendering.

Railway Board referred Running, Additional and Breakdown allowances to 7th Pay Commission for consideration…

Railway Board referred Running, Additional and Breakdown allowances to 7th Pay Commission for consideration…


Railway Board has referred three allowances (viz. Running Allowance, Additional Allowance and Breakdown Allowance) to 7th Central Pay Commission for their consideration and recommendation.

Friday, November 21, 2014

Railway officer gets jail for Rs 100 bribe in Madhya Pradesh


Railway officer gets jail for Rs 100 bribe in Madhya Pradesh



BHOPAL: An officer of central railways posted in Katni district of Madhya Pradesh has been convicted by a CBI court for taking a bribe of Rs 100 from a gangman for marking him 'present' in the attendance register two decades ago.

Suresh Prabhu flies to Mumbai to fix railways

Suresh Prabhu flies to Mumbai to fix railways

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Bombay high court slams railways for blaming Mumbai mishap victim


Bombay high court slams railways for blaming Mumbai mishap victim

Eurostar train breaks down in France with power failure

Eurostar train breaks down in France with power failure

Eurostar passengers say the train broke down at Lille after suffering a broken cable leaving them in darkness, unable to open doors

Suresh Prabhu puts high-speed rail corridors on fast track

Suresh Prabhu puts high-speed rail corridors on fast track

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Office Bearers of AILRSA elected on Central BGM



Elected Central Office Bearers on 20th BGM of AILRSA :
At Chithorgarh, Western Railway on 15 & 16 Nov 2014.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

New Railway Minister holds out promise


New Railway Minister holds out promise

PTI

RAILWAYS - Soft-spoken mantri out, policy guru helms railway machine

Nov 11 2014 : The Times of India (Bangalore)
RAILWAYS - Soft-spoken mantri out, policy guru helms railway machine

Sadananda Gowda’s exit from Railways may hit projects


Updated: November 11, 2014 11:15 IST

Sadananda Gowda’s exit from Railways may hit projects

Govind D. Belgaumkar

Friday, November 7, 2014

Bank workers plan All India strike on 12 Nov 2014



Bank workers plan All India strike

The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), a joint forum of five workmen unions and five officers’ associations has given a call to observe a one-day All India strike on November 12, 2014. 

Union cabinet rejig, expansion - DVS to lose railways portfolio?

Union cabinet rejig, expansion - DVS to lose railways portfolio?

The failure of the Indian imagination



The failure of the Indian imagination

Gautam Bhatia

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Railway Minister Launches a Book “Art & Railways – A Bangalore Saga” Written by Railway Officers

Railway Minister Launches a Book “Art & Railways – A Bangalore Saga” Written by Railway Officers

This is the First Book Published by National Rail Museum

Mumbai railway seen 2,600 rail deaths in just 9 mths


City’s seen 2,600 rail deaths in just 9 mths

'Custodians' of India's vast rail network-Trackman.


'Custodians' of India's vast rail network

Note prepared by MK Shaji



TRRRIIIMMM…….. TRRRIIIMMM……..
ALARM BELLS RINGING FOR US……..
           MK Shaji, General Secretary, AILRSA, SCR.
Dear Locomen,
            This is probably one of the last chances for us, my dear loco running brother, to get up from the slumber and act.  The much awaited VII CPC was constituted and AILRSA has submitted a detailed memorandum to it, followed by a short interview in Bangalore. 

Sunday, November 2, 2014

High Speed Train between Amritsar- Chennai




  As part of efforts to translate into reality the ambitious vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to start bullet trains in India, the Railway Ministry has commissioned a study on a high speed railway line between New Delhi and Chennai, to be conducted by China's High Speed Rail company. Railway Board last week issued an order to conduct a feasibility study on a high speed Rail line between New Delhi and Chennai to the China Rail High speed (CRH).

Bold reforms in store in Rail Budget

Bold reforms in store in Rail Budget

Saturday, November 1, 2014

OA 962 -DCRG



CENTRAL ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL  ERNAKULAM BENCH
Original Application No.962 of 2013             Tuesday, this the 21st day of October, 2014.
CORAM:
HON’BLE Mr. U.SARATHCHANDRAN, JUDICIAL MEMBER
AILRSA & 2 others.                                                                                         ......Applicant
Versus
Union of India & 4 others                                                                                 .......Respondents
            This Original Application having been heard on 23.09.2014, the Tribunal on 21.10.2014 delivered the following:-

OA 180- Decategorised Running staff elegible for 55% benefits



CENTRAL ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL      ERNAKULAM BENCH
Original Application No.180/00272/2014                               Wednesday this the 1st October 2014.
CORAM:
HON’BLE Mr. U.SARATHCHANDRAN, JUDICIAL MEMBER
K.S.Gopalakrishnan                                                                                          ......Applicant
Versus
Union of India & 6 others                                                                                 .......Respondents
            This application having been heard on 17th September, 2014 the Tribunal on 1st October 2014 delivered the following:-

Friday, October 31, 2014

Shifting of Tipu’s armoury soon


Shifting of Tipu’s armoury soon

R. Krishna Kumar

Bangalore–Mysore track-doubling work to gain momentum

Nelamangala journey gets comfy with morning train


Nelamangala journey gets comfy with morning train


First high speed train on Delhi-Agra sector on Nov 10

First high speed train on Delhi-Agra sector on Nov 10