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He was replying to a query on Quora, a website where users ask questions and invite answers from the online community - "Does India actually need a bullet train"?
The MP said that the Railways should instead spend money on safety, better infrastructure and better facilities.
The MNS president called Narendra Modi a "liar" and warned that he would not allow the Bullet Train project till all suburban commuters' issues are resolved.
Chidambaram’s statement came a day after a stampede at Mumbai’s Elphinstone Railway Station claimed the lives of 22 people and injured 39 others.
Infrastructure major Reliance Infrastructure on Tuesday said it will participate in the "very ambitious" Rs 1 lakh crore bullet train project of the Indian Railways.
China today restored the maximum speed of bullet trains on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway line to 350 kilometres per hour, making it the fastest commercially run train.
The speed limit had been reduced to 300 kilometres per hour after 40 people died in a high-speed train crash near Wenzhou in July 2011.
Shiv Sena attacked the Centre over the hike in fuel prices despite a slump in global crude oil prices.
The continued attack came after the recent derailments in the country through their mouthpiece emphasizing on the need to learn the safety formula first and then introduce the train.
The venue of the ground-breaking ceremony of the bullet train project, as a concert kickstarted the programme on Thursday.
Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe ask Islamabad to bring to book those involved in the 26/11 and Pathankot attacks
Modi, who was the State’s Chief Minister four times, said the Gujarat-Maharashtra economic zone that would come up along the High-Speed Rail corridor would create ‘massive’ job opportunities.
The Congress is worried that PM Modi’s pet Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project could push it further behind in the race to win the coming Gujarat assembly elections.
It was a ground breaking ceremony for the High Speed Rail Project but Prime Minister Narendra Thursday used the platform to sound poll bugle for Gujarat assembly elections scheduled later this year.
In his address after the ceremony for the 508-km rail line, Modi said the bullet train would add pace to the country's development, and would also help in the empowerment of the poor.