After two years of arduous attempts, a Kota-based engineer received Rs 33 as refund from the Indian Railways which charged him the amount as service tax despite him cancelling the ticket prior to the implementation of GST.
The Indian Railways has made Rail Neer sale mandatory at 74 more stations as part of its efforts to augment the business of its bottled water brand, two officials familiar with the matter said. There are around 3,000 stations, where sale of Rail Neer is mandatory currently.
India and the US won’t immediately escalate vexed trade-related issues and are expected to hold their position on all important matters till a new government is formed in New Delhi by the month-end, officials with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.
India and China are working closely on common trade concerns, including cooperation in buying oil and gas, against the backdrop of a US squeeze through tariffs and sanctions on Iranian oil imports, officials with direct knowledge of the matter said.
The Indian Railways is likely to discontinue the dining coach on the Deccan Queen Express after 89 years because of the rising number of passengers on the Pune-Mumbai route.
The Western Railway (WR) on Sunday said that it has stopped issuing licences to its staff members to cultivate on farms along the railway tracks in the city. The WR has also served notices to its employees to vacate the railway land.
Passengers travelling on local trains on the Central Railway (CR) network were inconvenienced on Sunday owing to maintenance blocks, which were operated on its main and harbour lines.
India may use a mix of Euros and a Rupee-Rouble transfer to pay for new defence platforms it is buying (or which it has recently bought) from Russia to avoid attracting sanctions under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017 (CAATSA)
An 11-year struggle for electricity for 52 families residing in a Gorai hamlet near the city came to an end on Friday. Jhamjad Pada, located in a remote hilly area of Gorai, got power supply more than a decade after they had first applied for a power connection in 2008.
India is becoming increasingly uncomfortable with the idea of buying more American shale oil, which the US has been pushing to counterbalance the impact of sanctions on Iranian oil exports, officials with direct knowledge of the matter said on condition of anonymity.