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Posted: Oct 24 2016 (13:36)
Last Response: Oct 25 2016 (03:12)
Oct 24 2016 (13:26) Pre-poll bonanza: Railways to introduce nine more trains in Uttar Pradesh next month
Jayashree ❖ Amita*^ 35471 news posts
The much hyped fully AC-3 Humsafar Express for Gorakhpur will be the first among 10 Humsafar trains proposed for various states to be flagged off by railways next month in the election-bound state.
Ahead of Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the Railways, which has already introduced about 57 trains in the last two and half years in the state crucial for the BJP-led government, geared up to introduce nine more new trains including the first Humsafar service by November-end this year.
Besides, 142 special trains originating and terminating in the political sensitive state...
9 posts - Mon Oct 24, 2016
Oct 24 2016 (20:24)
Koush12461^~ 78715 blog posts 5089 correct pred (78% accurate)
in last 2.5 yrs 95% trains have run from UP only...
Oct 24 2016 (20:24)
Jaykant Yadav~ 301 blog posts
Suresh Prabhu is proving himself to be the most politically motivated Rail Minister of India. Even Lalu and Mamta were far better than him. Don't the other regions if this country needs trains. is it that only people of U.P needs trains and other states are just a mere spectator. I pray to god that BJP must loose U.P then I would like to see the face of Suresh Prabhu and Manoj Sinha.
Oct 24 2016 (21:06)
For Better Managed Indian Railways~ 1933 blog posts
Going by past records, Mr Prabhu is one of the most apolitical minister in the Central Govt. Mr. Prabhu did not contest lok sabha election and still had been inducted as RM through Rajya Sabha route, due to his clean image and based on his superb performance as power & Energy ministry.
Looks like (being a CA) Mr Prabhu (a non BJP- non elected minister) is primarily given the task of improving IR finances only, rest (new trains etc) are being under the MoS/ BJP.
It was reported that MoS (BJP...
Oct 24 2016 (21:41)
Foamer~ 1230 blog posts
Though he may sound and come across as apolitical, being a armchair politician he is more into managing headlines and needy for approval of newspaper editorials. Hence the numerous show-ups at media house conclaves/meets and general back-slapping events.
Agree with 'Manmohan' simile.
Because hardly has any 'institutionalized corruption' like scrapping of coaches, tendering of many little things and general avenues of corruption related...
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