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The coach in the Kashi-Mahaka l Express

Lord Shiva allotted seat on Kashi-Mahakal Express’ inaugural run for blessings, says IRCTC

The train connects three Jyotirlingas in Indore, Ujjain and Varanasi and will see its first commercial run on 20 February.
Indian Railways (Representational image) | Commons

Railway Protection Force raids e-ticket racket with suspected links to terror financing

The force has arrested Ghulam Mustafa a self-taught software developer from Jharkhand who allegedly had around 563 personal IRCTC IDs, and suspicious list of 2,400 SBIs and 600 regional rural banks account.
Rajdhani express (representative image)

Railways to hike meal prices on Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto trains

Prices of tea and meals in first class compartments will be higher by around Rs 5 - Rs 15, according to the Railways Board.
An electronic ticker board indicates British pound to Indian rupee currency exchange rate outside the Bombay Stock Exchange building in Mumbai| Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Newly listed Indian companies are outperforming veterans due to demand for niche stocks

S&P BSE IPO Index has risen more than three times the amount of the S&P BSE Sensex Index this year.
The newspaper advertisement by Brandavan Food Product Company | ThePrint

‘Agrawal Vaish’ applicants only — railway vendor’s job ad sparks outrage, IRCTC takes action

Brandavan Food Products issues apology to IRCTC after its community-specific ad triggers backlash on social media.
Once the new IRCTC service kicks in, passengers will be able to book the excess luggage and pay online.

Indian Railways passengers can soon book excess luggage on IRCTC website & avoid fines

By the end of the year, Indian Railways will introduce a new option on the IRCTC website to book luggage above free allowance limit.

IRCTC’s public offering marks best debut for a local company in 2 years

Investor demand exceeded IRCTS's shares on offer by 112 times, the best IPO of the four companies from the Indian Railways stable that have gone public.
The dining car on the Majestic Rajasthan Tourist train

Railways cancels ‘Karwa Chauth special’ as only 4 couples sign up for 78 seats

The Majestic Rajasthan Deluxe was to run from 14 to 18 October, starting from Delhi, and going on to Agra, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer.

Tejas Express has style of airline but first passengers compare it to Shatabdi speed, price

ThePrint took a ride on the Tejas Express, India's first private train, to see if the experience was worth the hype. 
File image of crew members on the Lucknow-New Delhi Tejas Express, India's first privately-operated train | Photo: PTI

Why Tejas is ‘1st private train’ — Railways owns it, outside vendors provide food & clean it

The Tejas Express between Lucknow and New Delhi is Indian Railways' first experiment with privatisation. Here's what it entails.

On Camera

Supreme Court of India being renovated

Me Lord, use your time for something better: My response to SC order on criminals in politics

Wouldn’t it be better if SC focussed its energy on tackling the root causes – the inordinate delays and miscarriage of justice in India's legal system?
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Will the spectacle of Trump visit without a trade deal boost India-US ties?

Five days ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit to India, he has said that “the big (trade) deal” is being saved for “later”.

Defence

A pair of US Navy Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawks. Sikorsky was later acquired by Lokheed Martin | Lockheedmartin.com

Cabinet clears $2.4 billion deal for MH-60 Romeo helicopters for Navy ahead of Trump visit

The 24 MH-60 Romeo helicopters will meet the immediate requirement of the Indian Navy that is looking to step up vigil on enemy activity.

Amit Shah’s performance as minister will now determine the success of Modi-Shah power pair

Modi-Shah share a unique power equation unlike Nehru-Patel and Vajpayee-Advani. After Delhi defeat, Shah enters a new, unfamiliar phase of his political career.