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VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Indian Railways, Spg protection, Priyanka gandhi vadra, Thailand

DailyOh! Thailand’s red-light districts reopen: How the country came to be sex tourism hub

The answer to how Thailand became a sex tourism hub lies in the country's past and present.

VOICES

 |  KOCH DIARIES  |  6-minute read
Indian Railways, Travelling, Covid-19, Coronaviruspandemic

O Corona, when will we travel again?

As we sit in our homes, staring up at the sky for the sound of an aeroplane, there's only uncertainty ahead. You don't want your last trip to become your last.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Railways, IRCTC, Indian Railways, Rajdhani express

50 Years of Rajdhani Express: 5 reasons why Rajdhani is all about food

Even after 50 years? Yes. The Rajdhani's soup and ice-cream are forever.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
IRCTC, Indian Railways, Ayodhya, Ramayana express

Why bringing Ram and Sita to welcome passengers of Ramayana Express is smart business sense from Indian Railways

We need to get over the hang-up that any expression of identity — ethnic, cultural, linguistic or religious — is necessarily divisive.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Cag report, Dirty trains, Congress, Indian Railways

Madhya Pradesh Congress protesting against train cleaners handing out railway linen is new-age 'untouchability'

It all starts with utter contempt for a particular kind of job and manifests itself in hatred for the people doing that job.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Railway safety, Food poisoning, Indian Railways, IRCTC

Train tea vendors ‘use toilet water’: When will Indian Railways clean up its act?

This is not the first time questions have been raised over the quality of food served to train passengers.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Piyush Goyal, Indian Railways, Delhi fog

100 trains and counting cancelled since New Year: Indian Railways is stranded in fog

Railways minister Piyush Goyal's assurances are all in vain.

MONEY

 |  6-minute read
Shinzo Abe, Japan, Indian Railways, Bullet Trains

Is the bullet train the silver bullet to save the Indian Railways?

The Kakodkar panel pegged the cost of implementing safety measures at about Rs 1 lakh crore. Even a fraction of that money could not be arranged.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Indian Railways, Bullet train

Why Modi critics are raising a stink about bullet train

The project didn’t come up overnight and is a result of rigorous planning since 2013.

POLITICS

 |  It Could Happen to You  |  3-minute read
Train travel, Indian Railways

Can Indian Railways make some more laws against loud noise during sleep-time?

How loud is loud? Here's a recent experience aboard Shiv Ganga Express.