Maharashtra shutdown withdrawn

Mumbai, Jan 3 : Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh President Prakash Ambedkar called off its ‘Maharashtra Shutdown’ which left large parts of Mumbai and rest of the state virtually paralysed for 10 hours since dawn on Wednesday. “The shutdown was peaceful and has evoked a huge response all over. I thank all my supporters for making it […]

Sporadic violence paralyses normal life in Maharashtra

Mumbai, Jan 3 : Sporadic incidents of violence paralysed parts of Maharashtra in a day-long state-wide shutdown called by various Dalit parties on Wednesday amid tight security. Dalit activists jumped on railway tracks, shouting slogans and waved flags to attempt rail-blockades at various stations in Thane and Palghar districts, but were prevented by the security […]

SMS alerts on delays to expand to over 1,000 trains

New Delhi, Jan 3 : The Railways on Wednesday expanded its SMS alerts for departure delays of over an hour to more than 1,000 trains, including premium and superfast express trains. “The service to send messages on delays of over an hour has been extended from today to over 1,000 premium and superfast express trains,” […]