New Delhi Railway Station

  • Kidnapped Delhi boy rescued from Bareilly June 28, 2014

    A seven-year-old boy who was kidnapped from the New Delhi Railway station earlier this month has been rescued from Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly area, police said Friday. Sajan, who had come to the station with a relative to receive his mother, was kidnapped June 5 by Manjeet Chauhan, who pretended to be...
  • France, Britain ask citizens to be careful travelling to India January 18, 2014

    France and Britain on Friday issued travel advisories asking their citizens to be careful while travelling to India in the wake of the alleged gangrape of a Danish women in the national capital. "Women travellers should exercise caution when travelling in India even if they are travelling in a group," the...
  • Two including a UP resident arrested in Danish tourist gangrape case January 16, 2014

    Two persons were arrested on Wednesday in connection with alleged gangrape of a 51-year-old Danish tourist at knife-point near New Delhi railway station in the heart of the national capital. "The two arrested persons have been identified as Mahender alias Ganja (25), a resident of Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur district and Raja,"...
  • Delhi: Woman's body found stuffed in bag in train February 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The body of an unidentified woman was found stuffed in a plastic bag from a train at the New Delhi railway station, said police on Monday. The investigators said that the body was recovered late on Sunday night from a train, coming from Haryana's Panipat, at platform number nine. "The...
  • Delhi's Airport Metro gets safety clearance January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL) in the capital is expected to resume operations shortly, nearly six months after it was shut down on safety concerns, a Delhi Metro official said on Friday. The Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) has given a clearance certificate to the swanky...
  • Constable rapes girl at New Delhi railway station September 6, 2012

    New Delhi: A constable of Delhi Police was arrested here for allegedly raping a homeless woman inside New Delhi railway station on Wednesday, police said. Police sources said the incident took place within the premises of the railway station and Constable Pintu Kumar, posted with Railway Police, was arrested in the...
  • Exposed: Railway tickets seasonal shortage fraud August 11, 2012

    New Delhi: You would have often wondered why it's so difficult to book a ticket during the festive season. An IBN Cobrapost expose has revealed that a full fledged nexus between corrupt police officials, touts and railway clerks defrauds the system. Cobrapost's undercover reporter posing as a travel agent met railway...
  • Exposed: The big Railway Tatkal ticket scam June 26, 2012

    New Delhi: An IBN7 expose has revealed why genuine passengers have virtually no shot at a Railway Tatkal ticket. The expose reveals how touts corner tickets meant for emergency travel and then sell them at a huge premium. One of the touts IBN7 reporter met offered him a Tatkal ticket for...
  • Delhi: 'body in a bag' mystery solved? March 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Two weeks after an unidentified woman's body was found dumped at the New Delhi railway station, the police have finally cracked the case. The girl has been identified as Neetu Solanki, a law graduate. The police is on the look out for her live-in partner who is the prime...
  • Rail travel hit by fog, cold waves continue January 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Harsh cold waves continue to persist across North India. Dense fog severely hit rail travel on Saturday thought the air travel was spared. There is no respite from the winter chill even on Sunday as the met department predicts a foggy day. Scores of people were left stranded...
  • No stampede at New Delhi station: probe panel May 18, 2010

    New Delhi: The incident at New Delhi Railway Station which claimed two lives and injured eight others happened due to tripping of passengers at the foot overbridge (FOB) and not due to a stampede on the platform, Railways said on Monday night. "Prime facie it transpires that there was no...
  • Railways refuse to own up stampede mishap May 18, 2010

    New Delhi: A day after the stampede at the New Delhi Railway station on Sunday which left 2 dead and 8 injured, the Railways refuse to accept that the last-minute change of the platforms was responsible for the mishap. But here is what really happened: The Vikramshila Express which arrives...
  • Mamata blames railway passengers for stampede May 16, 2010

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday blamed the public for the stampede at New Delhi Railway Station win which at least two people were killed and nine others injured. "It is not the failure of the administration. People are responsible for such chaos. It is difficult to control such...
  • Stampede at New Delhi Railway Station, 2 dead May 16, 2010

    New Delhi: At least two people were killed and nine others injured in a stampede on Sunday afternoon at the New Delhi Railway Station. The dead include a woman and a child. The stampede took place at platform numbers 12 and 13 at about 1450 hrs IST after last minute changes...
  • New Delhi Railway Station gets a brand new look September 20, 2009

    New Delhi: The New Delhi Railway Station has got a makeover with air-conditioned waiting lounge, fancy wall-fitted aquariums full of exotic fish, over 30 ticket counters, a host of ATMs and special facilities for physically challenged people. Spread across three floors, it took Rs 25 crore and four years for...
  • Watch: Suspected LeT man carried terror in a sweet box August 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Barely two months after the arrest of LeT Chief Hafiz Saeed's close aide, Mohammad Umar Madani in June, the Delhi police has arrested another suspected LeT operator. Yusuf was carrying four detonators, two timer devices and different kinds of explosive materials from him, all hidden inside sweet boxes....
  • Suspected LeT terrorist arrested in Delhi August 25, 2009

    New Delhi: A Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist holding a Pakistani passport and a Jammu and Kashmir voter identity card was arrested with explosives from the New Delhi railway station in the Capital on Tuesday, police said. On the basis of specific information from the Intelligence Bureau (IB), Saleem Mohammed alias Yusuf was...
  • CJ: Outdated security equipment dogs ND railway station December 9, 2008

    New Delhi: Citizen Journalist Rajiv Koul sent CNN-IBN images of security lapses at the New Delhi Railway Station. He pointed out that frisking at the railway station was not up to the mark and that the police were using outdated wooden metal detectors which seemed non-functional. Also, newspaper carts were...
  • Planning to travel by rail? Avoid it for 10 days September 6, 2008

    New Delhi: The New Delhi Railway Station, with over 4 lakh people visiting everyday, is one of the busiest in the country. But if you have plans to pass through in the next 10 days, expect possible delays and even cancellation of trains. That's because the station is getting a much...
  • Railways says no to platform tickets this festive season November 6, 2007

    New Delhi: Senior citizens and handicapped travellers will no longer be allowed to have someone see them off at the New Delhi Railway Station. It’s a new measure adopted by the railways to manage the scores of people thronging railway stations this festive season. An empty railway station is something one can...