NEW DELHI: Indian Railways has started live streaming from its kitchens so that millions of passengers can see how their meals are prepared after scandals including one involving toilet water caused an uproar. The state train provider is trying to convince commuters its food is safe after the government´s own corruption watchdog labeled Indian Railways food "unfit for human consumption". In May, public confidence took another blow when a rail caterer was filmed making tea from toilet water. Complaints about rats and…
KOLKATA: An Indian tea vendor caught on video taking water from a train toilet before selling his drinks to passengers has been fined amid heightened concern in India over food safety. The vendor on the Chennai-Hyderabad Express was caught after footage of him and two others coming out of a toilet with large cans used to serve tea and coffee on Indian trains was widely shared. Indian Railways said in a statement that the "incident has been inquired into in detail" and that the tea seller had been fined the…
LAHORE: The Samjhauta Express, which runs between Lahore and Amritsar, will leave for India today as per routine, the railways sources said.
NEW DELHI/BEIJING: China will pledge to invest billions of dollars in India's rail network during a visit by President Xi Jinping this week, bringing more than diplomatic nicety to the neighbours' first summit since Narendra Modi became prime minister in May.