The Indian railway ministry has claimed that in most cases pre-existing medical ailments have led to the deaths of the migrant workers. However, numerous reports have pointed to the severe shortage of food and water aboard the government-run special trains
With the first private train being flagged off on a high density route in India, all of Indian railways could gradually face a similar fate.
N N Banerjee of the Indian Railways Employees Federation (IREF) talks about the struggles ahead for the railway unions in India.
The Modi government 2.0 is speeding up the process of privatising the Indian Railways with its ‘100 days action plan’.
The Narendra Modi led far-right wing government in India has recently announced it’s “100 days Action Plan” to bring in private players in Indian railways