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  • Odisha: 51 arrested for setting train coach on fire, ransacking station Yesterday

    Bhubaneswar: As many as 51 people were arrested on Sunday for torching a coach of Puri-Barbil Express train and ransacking Delang railway station. GRP sources said the arrested belong to Gualipara village and nearby areas under Delang police station limits in Puri district. The arrest was made two days after a mob...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories April 7, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Bengaluru: Flash strike by Railway employees, all trains from Bangalore City Railway Station halted April 7, 2015

    Bengaluru: Train services are on halt for nearly two hours at the Bangalore City railway station causing inconvenience to hundreds of passengers on Tuesday evening as railway staff staged a protest, demanding release of one of their colleagues arrested on the charge of illegally auctioning abandoned vehicles at the parking...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 7, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Maharashtra government makes mandatory screening of marathi films in multiplexes April 7, 2015

    Screening of Marathi films during the prime time slots of 6pm to 9pm in multiplexes has been made mandatory by Maharashtra government. ...
  • Blatant misuse of power, Uma Bharti supporters allegedly stop train for her at Jhansi station March 11, 2015

    Jhansi: In a blatant misuse of power, supporters of Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti allegedly stopped a train as she was running late. The incident took place at the Jhansi railway station. The alleged incident occurred on the intervening night of March 8 and March 9 at around...
  • Rail mess exposed: Is Railway Minister watching? February 25, 2015

    A day before the Railway Budget is presented by the government, a shocking expose shows the appalling conditions under which the food that is served at the New Delhi railway station is prepared. ...
  • Delhi: Train tickets sold in thrice the actual price at railway stations February 25, 2015

    Exposing rampant corruption in railways, tickets can be bought illegally at the last moment for double or triple the fare by bribing ticket collectors and attendants. ...
  • Kitchen doubles up as toilet at New Delhi Railway station February 25, 2015

    A day before the Railway Budget is presented by the government, a shocking expose shows the appalling conditions under which the food that is served at the New Delhi railway station is prepared. At Platform no. 1 of the New Delhi Railway station, the head cook is seen standing right...
  • Book stalls to be set up at railway stations, airports February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: To encourage people to read books, HRD Ministry would approach the Railway and the Civil Aviation ministries to set up book stalls of National Book Trust (NBT) on platforms and in airports. "We will get in touch with the Railway and the Civil Aviation ministries to enable NBT...
  • Kolkata: Low intensity blast reported at Dumdum Railway station, two children injured January 10, 2015

    Kolkata: Two children on Saturday injured after a container exploded near rail gate no 2 at the Dumdum cantonment railway station in the northern outskirts of Kolkata. The two children, ages 11 and 12, who were rack pickers were playing with the containers when it exploded. Three more similar containers also...
  • Man run over by local train in Delhi's Mandavali Railway station January 2, 2015

    New Delhi: A man on Friday died in an accident at Mandavali Railway station in East Delhi. Reportedly, the man slipped from the platform onto the railway track. Angry commuters blamed the police and railway authorities for inaction. Reports suggest that the body was not picked up from the track for...
  • West Bengal: Two cops hurt while trying to stop clash between anti-socials December 25, 2014

    Hooghly: Two policemen sustained injuries while trying to stop a clash between two groups of anti-socials at a railway station compound in Hooghly district on Thursday, police said. The incident started over an allegation of teasing a woman, who is the wife of an anti-social named Nani, at Rabindra Nagar...
  • India to have New York's Grand Central like top railway stations December 21, 2014

    New Delhi: India by 2017 will have five or six top-class railway stations on the pattern of monumental Grand Central Terminal, New York, or famed Gare d'Austerlitz terminus in Paris, a top Railway Board official has said. "We should be seeing something great coming up at...
  • Two Delhi stations to be developed as world-class infrastructure: DDA December 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Redevelopment of Anand Vihar and Bijwasan railway stations as world-class infrastructure and integration of 34 metro stations into a multi-modal transportion system were among the decisions approved by the DDA's planning body UTTIPEC on Friday. The urban body, under the chairmanship of Lt Governor Najeeb Jung took the decision...
  • Wi-fi service launched at New Delhi railway station December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Close to five lakh passengers travelling via the New Delhi railway station, the busiest in the country, will now be able to connect to the internet through the wi-fi service, which was launched at the station on Monday. Terming internet as a "new necessity", Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said...
  • Delhi court convicts 4 people in 40-year-old ex-railway minister LN Mishra murder case December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday convicted four people in a case relating to the murder of former railway minister LN Mishra at a function in Bihar nearly 40 years ago. The court has fixed December 15 for hearing arguments on the quantum of punishment. The case relates to the bomb...
  • Free WiFi service at New Delhi Railway Station launched December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Passengers at New Delhi railway station will be able to access WiFi internet within its premises as the public transporter is kicking off a scheme for providing more connectivity at stations. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will launch the WiFi facility at the busiest station in the country here with...
  • On his northeast visit, PM Modi flags off first train to Meghalaya November 29, 2014

    Guwahati: Almost after six decades os independence, northeastern state Meghalaya found a spot on the country's rail map with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagging off the first train to the state on Saturday. "Railway facilities are the same as they were 100 years back ... Prisatize the railway stations and modernise...
  • Bangalore City railway station becomes the first station in India to have WiFi facility October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Bangalore City railway station has become the first station in the country to have WiFi facility for providing high speed internet to passengers. WiFi facility will be available to the passengers on their mobile phones free of charges initially for a period of 30 minutes. For usage beyond...
  • Man dies while trying to board a moving train at New Delhi railway station October 25, 2014

    New Delhi: A man died at the New Delhi Railway station trying to board a moving train. There was heavy rush at the station ahead of Chhat Puja. The man was trying to board a reserved compartment but the door was locked and he could not hold onto the railing...
  • TMC leader Ashok Bairagi shot at Basirhat railway station premises October 23, 2014

    Basirhat: A local Trinamool Congress leader was shot at and critically injured inside Basirhat railway station premises in North 24 Parganas district on Thursday. Superintendent of Railway Police, Sealdah, Utpal Naskar said Ashok Bairagi was shot in his back twice by the attacker, who managed to escape. State Minister Jyotipriya...
  • Vodafone ensuring connectivity for customers in floodhit J&K September 15, 2014

    Chandigarh: Telecom major Vodafone on Monday said that it is ensuring connectivity for its customers by restoring its network and providing connectivity to other subscribers through the intracircle roaming (ICR) arrangement in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir. The important towns where telecom services have been restored are Srinagar, Ganderbal, Anantang, Pahalgam, Ashmuqam,...
  • From the highest railway station Ghum to the southernmost Kanyakumari: 14 of India's most beautiful railway stations September 11, 2014

    The Indian Railways is known to the world as the largest railway network in the world. The grand Chhatrapati Shivaji terminus which happens to be the busiest station in India has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. There are over 7000 railway stations in India and the Indian...
  • Robbers shoot 2 train passengers dead August 17, 2014

    Armed robbers shot dead two passengers aboard a Hatiabound train in Bihar, police said on Sunday. The robbers opened fire at passengers Saturday late in the night for resisting robbery attempt on the GorakhpurHatia Maurya Express near Hathidih railway station, some 110 km from here, Government Railway Police official Upender Kumar...
  • 'Depressed' 22yearold B Tech student commits suicide August 13, 2014

    A 22yearold B.Tech student allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a moving train in Muzaffarnagar, police said. Piryansh took the extreme step on Tuesday, they said, adding he was suffering from depression. The body has been sent for postmortem and investigation is on, police said. In another incident, a 48yearold man allegedly...
  • Bihar legislator objects to Khudiram Bose, Prafulla Chaki's portrayal in school syllabus August 8, 2014

    A ruling JD(U) Legislator Neeraj Kumar took strong objection to describing revolutionary leaders Khudi Ram Bose and Prafulla Chaki as "extremist and terrorist" in school syllabus in West Bengal and urged Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to get it corrected. Kumar on Thursday wrote a letter to the West Bengal chief minister...
  • Man kills wife at Bakulaha railway station July 28, 2014

    A man killed his wife allegedly over a petty dispute at Bakulaha railway station, a senior police officer said here on Monday. Manjeet Shah, who hails from Chappra district in Bihar, arrived at the railway station along with his 35yearold wife Meera and two children on Sunday night, DySP Namrata Srivastava...
  • 23yearold man stabbed to death on board Doon Express July 28, 2014

    A 23yearold man was allegedly stabbed to death by unidentified persons on board the Doon Express near Bijnor, Government Railway Police (GRP) said. The incident took place on Sunday night when Azam Siddiqui was travelling from Dehradun to Lucknow on the Doon Express following which unidentified miscreants attacked him with knives,...
  • Woman accused of murder nabbed after escaping from hospital July 24, 2014

    Sangita Devi, an accused in a twin murder case, who had escaped from Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) in the state capital three days ago, was on Wednesday arrested from a railway station in her native Jehanabad district. "The police arrested her from a passenger train at Tehata railway station...