The first ever Railway Budget presented by UPA minister Dinesh Trivedi is an utter disappointment. The ministry got over 5,000 proposals demanding new lanes, line extensions, upgradations and over all improvement in the connectivity and quality of journey in Indian Rails. But the cash trapped railway department cant even promise us the Moon. Karnataka had great hopes on Minister of State K H Muniappa with a long list of to-do but he let the State down.
Story first published: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 16:35 [IST]