Kalka Express

  • 'Engine failure behind Kalka Mail tragedy' 13-07-2011 06:14 PM

    New Delhi: Railway Ministry sources tell CNN-IBN that engine failure could be the cause of the Kalka Mail accident that killed over 60 people on Sunday. The engine of the Kalka Mail stopped suddenly leading to the accident according to the sources. Malfunction of the undergear of the locomotive could...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 11-07-2011 11:27 PM

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  • Malwan villagers help Kalka Mail victims 11-07-2011 09:53 PM

    In crisis it's the courage of those from villages near the Kalka Mail accident site that seems to stand out. ...
  • Mukul Roy snubs PM, doesn't visit accident site 11-07-2011 07:14 PM

    Kolkata: Minister of State for Railways Mukul Roy has snubbed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and refused to visit the accident site in Kamrup district of Assam where an improvised explosive device was used to trigger the blast that led to the derailment of the Guwahati-Puri Express on Sunday night. "I...
  • Who is to blame for Kalka Mail accident? 11-07-2011 02:32 PM

    As death toll mounts in the Kalka Mail accident, angry families demand answers. ...
  • Kalka Mail accident: death toll rises to 67 11-07-2011 07:37 AM

    New Delhi: A special train that was dispatched to carry the injured passengers from the Howrah-Delhi Kalka Mail derailment site in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, reached New Delhi on Monday morning, ending the horrific ordeal. Doctors with medical supplies received over 165 passengers on the platform. The Centre has announced...
  • Kalka mishap raises questions on railways safety 10-07-2011 10:02 PM

    New Delhi: The Kalka Express from Kolkata to Delhi derailed on Sunday afternoon near Fatehpur Malwa railway station in Uttar Pradesh killing 35 people and leaving more than 140 inured. Special teams from the Army and National Disaster Relief Force were brought in to rescue trapped passengers. The Kalka Express...
  • Kalka derailment: Army joins rescue operation 10-07-2011 07:42 PM

    New Delhi: Joining the rescue operations, Army on Sunday dispatched two columns, one each from Kanpur and Allahabad, with relief assistance troops, medical teams and equipment to the Kalka Mail accident site near Malwa station in Uttar Pradesh. At least 35 people were killed and over 200 injured when 15...
  • Two trains derailed: Helpline numbers 10-07-2011 07:15 PM

    New Delhi: At least 35 people were killed and over 200 injured on Sunday when over dozen coaches of two superfast Express trains got derailed in Uttar Pradesh and Assam, raising concerns once again about the patchy safety record of Indian Railways. Railway authorities have given out a railways helpline...
  • Govt indifferent to safety of people: BJP 10-07-2011 07:13 PM

    New Delhi: Attacking the Centre in the wake of the derailment of Kalka Mail, BJP on Sunday accused the government of being indifferent to the safety of people and said the Railway Ministry is "surviving on God's mercy". Claiming that the accident took place as Kalka mail collided with a...
  • Kalka accident: Railways announce compensation 10-07-2011 07:08 PM

    Kolkata: Minister of State for Railways Mukul Roy on Sunday asked the Railway Board to give compensation of Rs 5 lakh and Rs 1 lakh to families of those killed and injured in the Howrah-Kalka Express derailment in Uttar Pradesh. "I urged the Railway Board to give compensation of Rs...
  • Kalka passengers' family unhappy with Helpline 10-07-2011 06:58 PM

    Kolkata: The relatives of passengers aboard the Kalka Mail which derailed in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday said they could not obtain information about their loved ones from the helpline set up at the Howrah railway station. "I spoke to my father at 2 pm and he said he was fine....
  • Railways to conduct inquiry into Kalka derailment 10-07-2011 06:46 PM

    New Delhi: Railways will run two special trains for carrying relatives and friends of Howrah-Kalka Mail accident victims to the site of the mishap near Malwa station in Uttar Pradesh. A special train will run from Howrah to Fatepur and another will start from Delhi to Kanpur for carrying relatives...
  • Relatives anxious for missing Kalka passengers 10-07-2011 06:12 PM

    Arrangements have been made for a special train to carry the relatives of the passengers to the accident site. ...
  • Kalka passengers' relatives to travel to Malwa 10-07-2011 05:35 PM

    Kolkata: The Eastern Railways will run a special train from Howrah to take relatives of passengers of Delhi-bound Kalka Mail which derailed near Malwa in Uttar Pradesh killing at least 35 people and injuring over 100 in the worst train accident this year. "Arrangements have been made for a special...
  • PM mourns loss of lives in Kalka derailment 10-07-2011 04:12 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday expressed sorrow at the loss of lives in a rail accident in Uttar Pradesh and directed the Railway Ministry to deploy all available resources in the area for rescue and relief operations. Singh also spoke to the Minister of State for Railways...
  • Kalka Mail derailed in UP, 35 dead 10-07-2011 01:43 PM

    New Delhi: Thirty five have been confirmed dead and over 140 injured as the Howrah-Delhi-Kalka Express derailed near Fatehpur Malwa in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. The incident took place around 12:30 pm. Reports say that 13 bogies have been derailed and more than 100 passengers have been injured. Approximately 1200...