Articles tagged under: Dinesh Trivedi

Trinamool organisational shake-up, Dinesh Trivedi elevated

February 14, 2015

Kolkata Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today carried out a major reshuffle in the party set-up, giving additional responsibilities to her close confidants and elevating former union minister Dinesh Trivedi to vice-president's post in an exercise that left her close aide Mukul Roy out in the cold. "Trinamool Congress has appointed Subrata Bakshi, a party MP, as additional all-India general secretary. He is a founder-member of the party," party secre...Read More

Dinesh Trivedi set to join BJP

January 20, 2015

New Delhi A top TMC leader and former Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi is all set to join the BJP probably along with some other party leaders which would be a jolt to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Trivedi, who was forced to resign as Railway Minister in the Manmohan Singh's Cabinet after his budget contained a fare hike in 2012, did not deny persistent reports that he was tipped to join the BJP. Reports said that the TMC MP from Barrackpur was in ...Read More

Dinesh Trivedi to be honored at native place in Gujarat

April 14, 2012

Bhuj, 14 April 2012 Central Railway minister Dinesh Trivedi will be honored at his native place Bidada in Kutch district of Gujarat. Trivedi, originally a Kutchi settled in Calcutta announced number of trains for Gujarat and Kutch in Railway budget. He is being honored for self-respect and patriotism he demonstrated as a union minister. Shri Trivedi will visit Bidada Sarvodaya Trust run Kalyanji Mavji Arogyadham and Ratanvir Nature cure centre. Read More

New Railway minister reverses fare hike, other decisions of Trivedi

March 22, 2012

New Delhi, 22 March 2012 New Railway Minister today rolled back the hike in fares for second class suburban and non-suburban, Sleeper, AC Chair Car and AC 3-tier proposed by former Railway Minister Shri Dinesh Trivedi in his budget. However the increase of 15 paise per km and 30 paise per km respectively in passenger fares in AC 2-tier and AC-I announced by his predecessor Dinesh Trivedi in the Railway Budget last week will continue. Replying to the debate on the Railway Budget...Read More

IIMA applauds Dinesh Trivedi’s Railway budget, but expresses reservations on Pranab’s Union budget

March 17, 2012

Ahmedabad, 17 March 2012 Central Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi who is in political trouble due to his bold decision of hiking railway fare today found support of India's to business school IIM Ahmedabad. A panel discussion that took place today in IIMA campus, participated by Professors G. Raghuram, Jayanth Varma, Satish Deodhar, Sebastian Morris and T. T. Ram Mohan gave support to Shri Trivedi's decision of hiking rail fare. The panel applauded the efforts of the Railw...Read More

In solidarity with Shri Dineshbhai Trivedi

March 15, 2012

DeshGujarat news, Ahmedabad, 14 March 2012 It was a reasonable and decent railway budget presented by union railway minister Shri Dinesh Trivedi. No railway budget can satisfy all demands and demands of all, however if we look at the Gujarat aspect of the budget, it is fairly well. There can be number of issues pertaining to railways in Gujarat not addressed in this budget, but then, this is India's railway budget and not Gujarat's solitary railway budget. MBA from Amer...Read More

Gujarat BJP’s take on union railway budget

March 14, 2012

Ahmedabad, 14 March, 2012 National vice president of BJP Shri Parshottambhai Rupala and general secretary of the party in Gujarat Shri Vijaybhai Rupani and Bharatsinh Parmar today in a joint statement on behalf of the party criticized the railway budget presented by union railway minister Shri Dinesh Trivedi today and said that the railway minister has done injustice to Gujarat by not considering a demand for Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train. The statement further complained that...Read More

Narendra Modi and Prime Minister’s take on railway budget 2012

March 14, 2012

Ahmedabad, 14 March, 2012 Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said that the Railway Budget for 2012-13 appears to be in the reverse gears, which would take the country backwards to the last Century. Commenting presented by the Congress-led Union Government in Parliament today, he described the budget as absolutely disappointing for a fast developing state like Gujarat. It seems to have closed all gates of development for the state, there being hardly noteworthy announcemen...Read More

Railway budget: Increase in fare of all class travel, platform entry

March 14, 2012

Ahmedabad, 14 March, 2012 Railway Minister Shri Dinesh Trivedi has announced minor increase in fares so as to cause minimal impact on the common man and to keep the burden within tolerance limits in general. He has proposed 2 paise per km extra for suburban and ordinary second class travel. Similarly, increase for mail express second class will be by 3 paisa per km; for sleeper class 5 paisa per km; for AC chair car, AC 3 tier & First Class by 10 paise per km; AC 2 Tier by 15...Read More

Gujarat dominates gauge conversion part of railway budget 2012

March 14, 2012

Ahmedabad, 14 March, 2012 Union railway minister Shri Dinesh Trivedi in his budget speech of year 2012-13 today announced two gauge conversion projects sanctioned in 2012-13. These both projects are from Gujarat. They are; 1. Ahmedabad - Botad and 2. Dhasa – Jetalsar. Shri Trivedi also announced a list of four gauge conversion projects sent to planning commission. One of them is Himmatnagar-Khedbrahma with ext. upto Abu road. This line will connect Himmatnagar and Khedb...Read More