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Railway Board To Hike Meal Prices On Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto Trains

Nov 15, 2019 PTI

According to the new order, in first class AC, tea will cost Rs 35, up by Rs 6, breakfast Rs 140, up by Rs 7, lunch and dinner Rs 245, up by Rs 15.

Lizard In Railway Food! A Senior Citizen's Trick To Score Free Meals

Jul 23, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

In the video, officials can be seen talking to the man, explaining to him that railways was a national pride and it belonged to the public.

IRCTC Scam: Court Grants Regular Bail To Lalu Prasad Yadav, Wife And Son

The court had on January 19 extended the interim bail granted to the three which ended on Monday.

Indian Railways To Offer 'Vrat Ka Khana' During Navaratri

Oct 11, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

These special meals offered by the IRCTC will be available through selected restaurants and at hand-picked stations on the Indian Railways network.

15 June, 2018

Live-Streaming Of IRCTC Kitchen Activities To Delay

Srinand Jha

The proposed system is unlikely to be operational during the current fiscal, says IRCTC boss

28 December, 2017

CBI Official Arrested For Tatkal Ticket Scam Had Pan-India Network, Many Agents: Officials

Outlook Web Bureau

The agency has, so far, identified 10 travel agents who were part of the network but their questioning is exposing more agents who subscribed to their illegal services

27 December, 2017

Tatkal Tickets Scam Busted: CBI Official Arrested For Developing Illicit Software

Outlook Web Bureau

Ajay Garg, an assistant programmer with CBI, worked with IRCTC for four years between 2007-11 where he learnt the vulnerabilities of the railway ticketing system.


09 August, 2017

Railway Food Stall Staff Repackage Food Spilled On Platform With Bare Hands

Outlook Web Bureau

The licensee of the food stall has also been reportedly warned, asked to replace the staff responsible and was fined Rs 8000 for the incident.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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