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Ramayan Express: Saffron Attire Upsets Seers, IRCTC Withdraws Dress Code

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Seers will stop Ramayan Express at Delhi's Safdarjung railway station if the saffron dress code is not changed(by ITCTC), said Ujjain Akhada Parishad's former general secretary Avdeshpuri.

After IRCTC Shares Tumbles 25 Per Cent, Railway Ministry Withdraws Convenience Fee Order. Should You Buy?

Oct 29, 2021 Outlook Business Team

Convenience fees charged from customers generated a sizable revenue for IRCTC. The fee is not part of the rail fare. It is for the service of online ticket booking offered by the IRCTC.

Stocks You Shouldn’t Miss Today: AU Small Finance Bank, NDTV, RBL Bank, More

Domestic equity benchmarks Nifty 50 and S&P BSE Sensex came under heavy pressure amid selloff by FIIs as headline indices fell sharply by nearly 2 per cent each in Thursday's closing.

IRCTC Will Split Convenience Fee From Ticketing Revenues With Railway Ministry On A 50:50 Basis

Oct 28, 2021 Outlook Business Team

IRCTC is the sole entity authorised by the Indian Railways to facilitate the booking of tickets, provide catering services and packaged drinking water in trains and railways stations.

After Hitting Rs 1 Trillion Market Cap, IRCTC Is Under F&O Ban On NSE Today. Should You Buy?

According to NSE, IRCTC has been banned under the F&O segment as it has crossed 95 per cent of the market-wide position limit (MWPL).

19 October, 2021

IRCTC Marks Rs 1 Trillion Market Cap, Shares Jump 4 Per Cent. Check What Analysts Are Saying

Outlook Business Team

IRCTC’s stock has surged more than 300 per cent so far this year, and today it jumped 4 per cent intraday.

29 January, 2021

IRCTC To Resume E-Catering Services From Next Month, Here’s How To Avail

Outlook Web Bureau

IRCTC is planning to resume the e-catering services from February 2021, a statement from the railways’ catering arm had said earlier.

12 May, 2020

IRCTC Shares Hit Upper Circuit On Second Day As Railways Resumes Service

Yagnesh Kansara

Approximately 30,000 PNRs were generated and reservations to more than 54,000 passengers were issued till 9:15 pm, Monday, the Indian Railways informed.

17 February, 2020

'One-Time Affair To Seek Blessings': IRCTC On Berth Allotted To Shiva On Kashi-Mahakal Express


The railways had reserved seat number 64 in coach B5 for Lord Shiva on the train that will connect three Jyotirlingas.

04 October, 2019

Yogi Adityanath Flags Off Country's First Private Train 'Tejas Express'


The train cuts the time travelled between the two cities to six hours 15 minutes from the six hours 40 minutes taken by the Swarna Shatabdi, currently the fastest train on the route.

07 August, 2019

Vande Bharat Express To Have 'Airhostesses' To Give Flight-Like Hospitality To Passengers

Outlook Web Bureau

The move is part of a six-month pilot project to take forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal's dream of making the railways more competitive by providing world-class service to passengers.


01 July, 2019

Mumbai Rains :Railways Tracks Submerged, Trains Rescheduled Due To Heavy Downpour

Outlook Web Bureau

The rains, which have been intense in many parts of the city including Andheri, Kurla, Bandra, Charni Road, Santa Cruz, BKC and others, has resulted in water logging on streets and railway tracks causing inconvenience to people.

09 May, 2019

Man Gets Rs 33 Refund From IRCTC For Cancelled Ticket After Two Years' Battle

Outlook Web Bureau

A Kota-based engineer received Rs 33 as a refund from the IRCTC which charged him the amount as service tax despite him cancelling the ticket prior to the implementation of GST.

29 March, 2019

Another Storm In Railways' Tea-Cup After Former Govt Officer Alleges Poll Code Violation

Siddhartha Mishra

The Model Code of Conduct kicked in following the press conference by the Election Commission on March 10 announcing seven-phase polls across the country between April 11 and May 23.

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz