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  • IRCTC launches new method for Tatkal ticket booking, click to read more

    The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), has launched a new method for e-ticket booking including Tatkal tickets. Under this, users can book rail e-tickets including Tatkal quota tickets through its mobile android app, IRCTC Rail Connect. Earlier, for Tatkal bookings, people had to pay first via the regular online payment gateways before the IRCTC portal confirmed their ticket. IRCTS e-wallet will be unable users to

  • IRCTC site and app restored after being down for two hours

    In yet another bad press and news for the Indian Railways, The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Cooperation Limited (IRCTC) website irctc.co.in and mobile phone app were down on the morning of Friday, May 4 for about two hours. It was back and running around 12:45 pm after reportedly being down since 11 am.

  • IRCTC apologises for posting wrong picture of Jagannath temple

    Bhubaneswar: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) today tendered an apology for posting a picture of an ‘ISKCON temple’ as ‘Puri Jagannath Temple’ at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in Mumbai.

  • Panel pulls up Rlys for free passes in luxury trains

    New Delhi : A Parliamentary Standing Committee has pulled up the Railways for giving “freeloaders” complimentary tickets to travel on luxury trains even though they have been running with an occupancy of just 30 per cent.

  • ED questions Tejashwi Yadav in IRCTC scam case

    Patna: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday questioned Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prashad Yadav’s son and former Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav in connection with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) scam case.

  • Mumbai: Railway passengers can now register food related complaints on tablets provided by IRCTC

    Mumbai: Long distance railway passengers will now be able to register food related complaints on tablets provided by the Indian railways. These tablets will be provided by the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) to the passengers travelling on premium trains like Shatabdi express, Duroto express and Rajdhani express trains.

  • CBI summons Lalu, Tejashwi in Railway hotel leasing case

    New Delhi : The CBI on Thursday summoned RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his son Tejashwi Yadav to appear before it for questioning on September 11 and 12 regarding alleged irregularites in issuing contract for two IRCTC hotels in 2006 to a private company.

  • Uttar Pradesh: Lizard found in food served on Poorva Express

    Chandauli: In a shocking incident, a lizard was found in a meal served on the Poorva Express. A passenger who ordered a vegetarian biryani found the reptile after consuming a few bites, much to his shock and disgust. The DRM and other officials took cognizance of the issue, inquired about the health of the passenger and provided him with medicines. The passenger has filed a complaint with the Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu through

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    IRCTC upgrades food policy after getting flak from CAG

    Mumbai: The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has formed a new catering policy by providing separate policies for food preparation and its distribution on long distance trains. This comes a day after the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) released a report stating that the food served by India Railways was ‘unfit for human consumption’.

  • Luxury on wheels to check into Mumbai

    Bengaluru: The Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) on Friday announced the launch of Southern Jewels, a new tour circuit of Maharajas’ Express.

  • Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains’ fares to go cheaper, food ordering to be optional

    After introducing optional meal in the state-of-the-art Tejas Express, now Indian railways plans to make meal optional in Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains. The new option will help passengers to save around Rs 300. The charges will be different depending on the distance and classes. While booking ticket for longer distances train, catering charges are usually levied. A passenger is served snacks, breakfast and dinner.

  • Mumbai: IRCTC plans to take over base kitchen at CST station

    Mumbai: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has planned to take over the base kitchens at Mumbai Central and Chhtrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) by the end of this month. The base kitchen is where the food is prepared at the railway stations and supplied to long distance trains.

  • IRCTC to begin two new tour circuits for domestic travelers

    New Delhi: Indian Railway public sector undertaking – Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC) – will launch two new circuits of its flagship luxury train Maharajas’ Express, this year.