Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Are relatives of ministers, MPs now entitled to misuse power, influence?

A traveling ticket examiner (TTE) of Bangladesh Railway's Pakshey Division was suspended after he fined three passengers who were traveling without tickets, introducing themselves as relatives of the railway minister. The suspension order was, however, withdrawn today.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Jatri Kalyan Samity seeks railways minister’s resignation

Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity, a passenger welfare platform, today sought resignation of Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan for lodging complaint through his wife against travelling ticket examiner (TTE) Shafiqul Islam who fined three individuals travelling without tickets.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Legal action if anyone asks for illegal benefits mentioning high-ups: Railway

Bangladesh Railway has directed not to provide any illegal benefits asked for on trains, mentioning names of railway high-ups, and to take action as per law against such persons.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

'She shouldn't have done this': Rail minister admits wife complained against TTE

Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan today admitted that his wife lodged complaint against the travelling ticket examiner (TTE) who fined three individuals travelling without tickets and claimed to be the minister's relatives.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Suspension of train ticket checker to be withdrawn: Railway Minister

Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan today said they have decided to withdraw the suspension of the travelling ticket examiner (TTE), who fined three individuals travelling without tickets and claiming to be related to him.

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

TIB urges Railways Minister to step down over suspension of TTE over 'fining relatives'

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) today expressed deep concern and outrage over suspending of a travelling ticket examiner (TTE) of Pakshey Division of Bangladesh Railways after he fined three passengers who were travelling without tickets, introducing themselves as the relatives of the railway minister.

January 12, 2020
January 12, 2020

Railways minister to visit US for Progress Rail factory inspection

A four-member delegation led by Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan will visit United States to inspect factory of Progress Rail, a US-based company which will supply 40 new broad-gauge locomotives for Bangladesh Railway (BR).

November 13, 2019
November 13, 2019

‘Turna Nishita’s loco master likely responsible’

Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan in parliament says that officials of Railways Ministry and Bangladesh Railway will remain alert to avert recurrence of train accident in the future like the one in Brahmanbaria.

July 24, 2019
July 24, 2019

Railway not responsible for casualties

The railway will not take any responsibility for casualties at unauthorised level crossings, Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan said yesterday.

May 7, 2019
May 7, 2019

‘Prevent incidents of hurling brick chunks at trains’

Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan urges all people to build awareness to prevent incidents of throwing brick chunks at trains.