No one can deny that Media is overly negligent of this issue but .....
Isme bhi Politics ??? Hadd hai yaar
Yes. And politicians will only come into picture for new trains or stoppages. They will hardly even care about existing running of trains however bad it might be
Look at Dubey Ji, he got so many trains introduced. Kudos to the efforts by him, but you'd never see him raise issue of punctuality of Delhi Madhupur Trains, many of them run regularly with huge delays or for that matter speed of trains or even basic maintenance of trains.
It's the case everywhere.