2 December 2019


Search Results for Tag : Railways

Judgments

Passenger to be compensated for theft even in non-identification of railway employee(26.02.2016)

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission ruled that the Indian Railways is liable to compensate a passenger for the loss suffered on accoun.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Cabinet apprised of the MoU between India and Indonesia on Technical Cooperation in the field of Railways sector(27.06.2018)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Indonesia .....

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Joint Venture Agreement signed between Ministry of Railways and Government of Chhattisgarh for "Formation of Joint Venture Companies"(04.08.2016)

A Joint Venture Agreement was signed between Ministry of Railways and State Government of Chhattisgarh for "Formation of Joint Venture Company" in the.....

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Cabinet apprised of the MoU between India and Republic of Korea on the cooperation in the field of railways(29.08.2018)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the cooperation between R.....

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Ensuring Hygienic and Quality Food in Indian Railways(27.12.2018)

To maintain hygiene and quality, only potable drinking water is used for cooking of food on Indian Railways. Further, in its endeavour to provide hygi.....

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News

Ensure Sewage or Untreated Water Not Used for Crops: Bombay HC(01.05.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed Railways to ensure that sewage or untreated water is not used for irrigation and cultivation of vegetables on land alon.....

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National Green Tribunal Directs Railways to take Remedial Measures Against Pollution(13.06.2019)

National Green Tribunal has directed the Railway Board to look into the matter, take appropriate action and apprise the Tribunal of the action taken w.....

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Bombay High Court Slams Railways Over Women's Safety(18.11.2019)

Bombay High Court slammed the Railways by observing that “women do not feel assured that they are safe in the compartments reserved only for them", an.....

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Madras High Court Pulls Up Southern Railway for Unclean Coaches(28.09.2018)

Madras High Court has indicted the GM of Southern Railways for not providing minimum cleanliness to passengers and observed that at least a basic leve.....

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Service Tax Due But Not Collected, Eligible for Income Tax Deduction: Bombay HC(28.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that the Service Tax due but not actually collected from customers and not remitted to the Central Government cannot be dis.....

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Kerala HC Directs Indian Railways to Accept Lawyers’ ID Card as Valid Proof for Train Journey(01.10.2018)

Kerala High Court has directed the Indian Railways to treat identity cards issued to lawyers by respective Bar councils as a valid identity proof to u.....

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CCI Finds Indian Railways to be Abusing Dominance, Orders Investigation(14.11.2018)

Competition Commission of India has made finding that practice of Railways to round off base price to next higher multiple of 5 for tickets booked onl.....

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Bombay HC Suggests Railways to Run Locals from Churchgate to Central Suburbs(24.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has suggested Railways to consider starting trains from Churchgate to Central Suburbs like Thane, Dombivli, Ambernath and so on to r.....

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Bombay HC Directs Railways to Make Suburban Stations Disabled-Friendly(19.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has warned Railways that it will initiate contempt proceedings against General Managers of Central and Western Railways if it does n.....

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Bombay HC Directs Railways to Provide Facilities to Disabled Commuters(27.01.2017)

Bombay High court has directed Railways to provide facilities to disabled passengers travelling in local trains and CCTV cameras inside reserved compa.....

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Bombay HC: Railways Duty Bound to Make Facilities Disabled Friendly(10.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that Railways was duty-bound to provide facilities for differently-abled passengers and suggested a separate budgetary allo.....

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Delhi High Court To Railways: Stop Giving Contaminated Water To Passengers(28.11.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked Indian Railways to stop giving contaminated water to passengers and questioned its decision to hike fares when it was not p.....

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Delhi High Court to Indian Railways: Stop Giving Contaminated Water to Passengers(20.02.2018)

Delhi High Court has told the Indian Railways to stop giving contaminated water to passengers as their health is important.

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Supreme Court: If One Dies Getting On or Off Train, Railways Must Pay Compensation(10.05.2018)

Supreme Court has ruled that the railways would be liable to pay compensation to passengers in case of death or injury while boarding and de-boarding .....

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Delhi High Court: Railways Should Develop “Litigation Policy” for Tortuous Claims(08.06.2018)

Delhi High Court has suggested formulation of a “litigation policy” by the Railways to address tortuous claims of compensation filed against it.

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Explore Pre-litigation Mediation for Compensation Cases: Delhi High Court to Railways(11.06.2018)

Delhi High Court has asked Indian Railways to explore the possibility of having a compulsory pre-litigation mediation for facilitating an early settle.....

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Calcutta High Court Allows Railways to Use Own Force for Eviction Drive(14.06.2018)

Calcutta High Court has allowed the Railways to carry out eviction of encroachers at New Jalpaiguri and Siliguri stations, and directed the West Benga.....

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Raise Height of Tracks to Avoid Flooding: Bombay High Court to Railways(11.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has rapped Central and Western Railway for their inability to take preemptive measures ahead of Mumbai rains.

Tags : Bombay High Court, Flood, Railways

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Bombay High Court: Lessen Gap Between Train Footboard and Platform(08.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that there is no harm in learning or adopting a new technology, as is available in Western countries, where there seems to .....

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NGT Directs Railways to Strictly Impose Fine(05.07.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Railways to “strictly” impose a fine of Rs. 5,000 on those littering rail tracks.

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Supreme Court to Railways: Don’t Compromise With Safety, Human Life is Precious(10.08.2015)

Supreme Court has slammed railways for unmanned railway crossings which take heavy toll of human lives and asked Government that why it was introducin.....

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NGT Seeks Report from Railways on Emissions from Diesel Engines(30.10.2015)

NGT has sought report on emissions from diesel locomotives and comparative chart with regard to international standards and directed Ministry of Railw.....

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Bombay HC Suggests Railway to Set Up Special Team for Accident Victims(27.01.2016)

Bombay High Court has asked Indian Railways to set up special team to attend suburban railway accident victims and provide them with medical assistanc.....

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Madras HC Orders for Clean Toilets in Stations(12.02.2016)

Madras HC has ordered Southern Railways to take necessary steps to provide functional , clean toilets and quality drinking water in all suburban railw.....

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NGT Raps Railways over Human Defecation on Tracks(15.02.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has rapped Railways over human defecation sand other waste on tracks and also directed authorities in Delhi to expeditio.....

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Bombay HC Takes Note of Railways Death(16.02.2016)

Bombay HC has said that Railways should address deaths of commuters travelling by local trains on a “war footing” as people are dying every single day.....

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Union Railways Minister Presents Railway Budget in Parliament(25.02.2016)

Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has presented his second Railway Budget in Parliament.

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