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Mamata hints at rollback of rail fares

NEW DELHI: Trinamool Congress chief, Ms Mamata Banerjee, who forced the resignation of her party leader, Mr Dinesh Trivedi as the railways minister, on Monday indicated that the hike in the lower class fares proposed by him in the Railway budget may be rolled back.

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Government has smooth sailing in Lok Sabha

NEW DELHI: The UPA government today had a smooth sailing in Lok Sabha with key ally Trinamool Congress and BSP walking out and SP withdrawing its amendments to the President's address, notwithstanding the hype surrounding their opposition on issues like NCTC.

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Trivedi quits as Railways Minister

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA: Mr Dinesh Trivedi resigned on Sunday as the Railways Minister ending his defiance and bringing to a close five-day drama after he incurred the wrath of Trinamool Congress for hiking passenger fares in the Railway Budget.

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