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  • BJP disrupts Bihar Assembly, wants CBI probe in Patna serial blasts December 12, 2013

    The Bihar assembly proceedings were disrupted on Thursday by the opposition BJP which demanded CBI probe into the Patna serial blasts ahead of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally on October 27. The assembly was adjourned till 2.30 pm after the ruckus in the morning. Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nand Kishore...
  • Hooligans assault woman athlete at Jehanabad railway station November 27, 2013

    A woman athlete was assaulted by some youths in Jehanabad railway station premises late this evening after she resisted harassment attempts, police said. Superintendent of Police Shyali Dhurat said the woman athlete Ashwani Raj was returning home inJehanabadfrom Gaya after attending a training programme when 34 youths, who also alighted from...
  • Three killed at Old Delhi railway station yard November 26, 2013

    Three people were killed when a wall in the Old Delhi railway station yard collapsed following derailment of a goods train wagon on early Tuesday, a railway spokesperson said. The victims sustained grievous injuries in the incident that occurred while a goods train was shunting in the railway yard past midnight....
  • Maharashtra: 4 people killed as train runs over them in Thane November 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Four people were killed on Sunday after being hit by a speeding Kolhapurbound long distance train between Thakurli and Kalyan railway station in the neighbouring Thane district, police said. Jaychand Gangaram (53), Dattaray Devaji (56), Pandurang Kashinath (53) and Hari Nana (58) were busy conducting maintenance work on the tracks...
  • AP: 9 die, 2 injured as train runs over them near Vizianagaram November 2, 2013

    Vizianagaram: Nine people were killed and two injured after the Rajgarh Express ran over them near Vizianagaram railway station in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday. East Coast Railway, CPRO, JP Mishra said, "The incident happened near Gotlam station close to Vizianagaram. The passenegers of AlleppeyDhanbad Express train pulled the chain and got...
  • Crude bomb explodes at Patna railway station, one injured October 27, 2013

    Patna: A crude bomb exploded at Patna railway station on Sunday. One person has been injured in the incident The injured has been taken to Patna medical hospital. Senior officials say that the situation has been brought under control. This comes ahead of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's Hunkaar rally...
  • LeT issues threat to blow up Haridwar railway station October 3, 2013

    Haridwar: A letter purportedly by terror outfit LashkareToiba has threatened to blow up Haridwar railway station and temples which abound in the city on December 29, police said on Friday. In the letter to Haridwar Railway Station Superintendent Gopal Krishna Das, a man introducing himself as LeT Area Commander Karim Ansari...
  • 21yearold student commits suicide on being scolded over poor performance in CA exam October 3, 2013

    A 21yearold CA student committed suicide in front of his parents by laying on a railway track minutes before a train arrived in Kavinagar area in Ghaziabad, police said on Thursday. "Rahul took the extreme step on Wednesday after being scolded by his parents over poor performance in exams," they said. According...
  • Mumbai: Two men thrashed for allegedly molesting girls in Bandra October 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Two men were beaten up a group of men and women for allegedly molesting girls at Mumbai's Bandra Railway station. The Bandra Government Railway Police also arrested the duo on Monday night . The men had been stalking a girl since September 27. They had even used obscene language while...
  • Railway spokesman, journalist, targeted by pickpockets September 28, 2013

    A spokesman for the railways faced an embarrassing situation, on Friday, when he found that his pocket had been picked while he was at a function to flag off a new train. Not only the spokesman, but several others, including a journalist, also became targets of the unidentified pickpocket(s) during the...
  • Four-storey building collapses in Thane, two feared trapped September 21, 2013

    Mumbai: A four-storey building on Saturday collapsed in Maharashtra's Thane city. Two people are feared trapped inside the building. The building is situated just next to the Mumbra railway station. Thane's Commissioner has, however, said that the building was around 8-12 years old and the residents of the building were...
  • Mumbai: CBI stenographer arrested for molesting woman doctor on train September 13, 2013

    A 21-year-old stenographer with the CBI, in Navi Mumbai was on Friday arrested for allegedly molesting a female doctor while she was asleep in a Mumbai-bound Express train, railway police said. Chandraprakash Malkhan Singh, was arrested after he was brought to Mumbai Central Government Railway Police (GRP) station on Friday following...
  • JaipurJodhpur superfast train to start operations from Wednesday August 21, 2013

    A new superfast special train between Jaipur and Jodhpur via Phulera would commence its first journey from railway station in Jaipur on Wednesday morning. The train with 15 coaches, including AC and nonac chair cars, will leave at 6 am and reach Jodhpur at 10:30 am, a NWR spokesman said. In...
  • Bihar: Man loses 5 family members in Rajya Rani train tragedy August 20, 2013

    Khagaria: The Rajya Rani Express spelled tragedy for many families on Monday and one man, Raju Yadav, lost five relatives in the accident. His ageing parents, his young daughter, son and nephew, all died after being run over by the speeding Rajya Rani express in Khagaria. "I have lost my...
  • Bihar train mishap: Rajya Sabha MPs demand Rail Minister's statement August 19, 2013

    New Delhi: There was uproar in the Rajya Sabha over the train mishap in Bihar that has left at least 37 people dead as the Rajya Rani Express ran over them. The issue was raised in the House with the Opposition demanding a statement by the Railways Minister. Congress leader...
  • Bihar: 28 dead as Rajya Rani train runs over many, CM assures probe August 19, 2013

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday assured a probe into the train tragedy in which many people were run over by the Rajya Rani Express at the Dhamara railway station near Saharsa. At least 28 people are reported to have been killed in the mishap. "The state government will...
  • Bihar: Rajya Rani Express runs over many, 35 dead; locals burn trains August 19, 2013

    Patna: The death toll reached 35 as the Rajya Rani Express ran over many people at the Dhamara station near Saharsa in Bihar on Monday morning. Over 40 others injured in the accident have been taken to a hospital. Meanwhile, the driver of the train has been critically injured after...
  • Around 150 minors rescued from New Delhi railway station August 17, 2013

    Around 150 minors were rescued from the New Delhi railway station as they were boarding a train for Gujarat, police said on Friday. The children aged between six and 17 years had come to Delhi from Nepal and Bihar. Police said they were ostensibly going to a school in...
  • No platform tickets to be sold at Delhi railway stations till Aug 15 August 14, 2013

    No platform tickets will be sold at New Delhi, Nizamuddin and Old Delhi railway stations from Tuesday till August 15 due to security reasons on account of the Independence Day. However, platform tickets will be sold on demand to senior citizens, physically challenged and patients, said a senior Northern Railway official....
  • Naxals blow up railway track at Paraiya station near Gaya August 3, 2013

    Gaya: Suspected Naxals on Friday blew up a railway track near Gaya, disrupting traffic on the GayaMugalsari route of East Central Railway. The explosion on the track between Paraiya and Guraru railway station occurred at around 11 PM, Gaya Railway DSP Sunil Kumar told PTI. According to reports, the pilot...
  • Free WiFi connectivity at New Delhi Railway Station soon July 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Waiting for a train to arrive will no longer be boring as Railways is equipping India's busiest station with free WiFi connectivity, a first in the country, to ensure valueadded amenity for passengers. New Delhi railway station, which handles about 300 trains and 5 lakh passengers a day, will...
  • News briefs: Ajmer Dargah head asks to avoid Iftar parties, donate funds to Uttarakhand July 27, 2013

    Spiritual head of Ajmer Dargah, Zainul Abedin Ali Khanon Saturdayrequested political and non political groups in the country to avoid holding public Roza iftar parties in view of the recent Uttarakhand tragedy. "Union and the state governments and different political and nonpolitical groups should avoid holding Iftar parties this year...
  • CJ Poonam fights for disabled friendly railway stations July 22, 2013

    CJ Poonam highlights the absence of special infrastructure for differentlyabled at railway stations. She finds it extremely difficult to get to the other side of the platform as there are no special ramps or walkways for people like her to move across. ...
  • Odisha: IAS officer hit by train, suicide suspected June 25, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: An IAS officer, Gagan Bihari Swain, was killed on Monday night when a train ran over him at the Bhubaneswar railway station. Police said that the officer jumped in front of the train. It is unclear whether it was an accident or a suicide. If it was a suicide,...
  • 6 people killed in 2 months at Kolhapur Railway station June 18, 2013

    Kolhapur: Terror has gripped the people visiting the Kolhapur Railway Station in Maharashtra. In the last two months, six people have been murdered there and all of them have been killed with their heads crushed by a stone. The deaths have sparked fears of a serial killer. "At this spot of...
  • Bihar: Meet Ajit and Shabnam who provide education, meals to orphans May 22, 2013

    Barauni: Barauni railway station in Bihar is witness to a noble initiative. Ajit Kumar and his wife Shabnam take care of orphans at the platforms, and provide them education and homecooked meals. And their efforts have now inspired railway authorities too, to support their cause. "If government implements Right to Education...
  • WB: South 24 Parganas station ransacked after exam candidate falls off train March 31, 2013

    South 24 Parganas: Baruipur railway station was ransacked on Sunday after hundreds of applicants appearing for TET (Primary Teachers Eligibility Test) got delayed at the station and could not appear for the exam. This happened after an applicant fell off from an overcrowded train and was seriously injured. The police...
  • Mother of three becomes first woman coolie in Rajasthan March 17, 2013

    Jaipur: A 33-year-old widow has chosen the male-dominated profession of a railway coolie, becoming the first woman porter in Rajasthan. Manju Devi, a mother of three, was earlier a homemaker and decided to become a coolie after the death of her husband Mahadev, who also used to work as a...
  • Tamil Nadu: Man rapes mentally ill woman March 13, 2013

    Madurai: A mentally ill woman was reportedly raped by a person posing as a coffee seller at Madurai railway station early Wednesday, police said. The 32-year-old woman was waiting with her mother to board a train to Elanchi village after treatment in Madurai when the man approached them and offered...
  • Mumbai: Baby boy stolen from Dadar railway station March 10, 2013

    Mumbai: In yet another case of child theft from Mumbai, a month-old baby boy was stolen from the Dadar railway station on Saturday morning. The theft was caught on CCTV. The child was sleeping along with his mother and three-year-old sister on platform number 6 of Dadar railway station. A case has...