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  • 4 policemen put behind bars after convict in Revati Singh murder case escapes March 13, 2014

    Four policemen were arrested and send to jail after a convict, serving life term for the murder of a BJP leader's wife, escaped while being taken from jail to a court in Muzaffarnagar for hearing in a case. The policemen-- sub-inspector Jhandu Mal and constables Deepak Kumar, Ompal Singh and Akhil...
  • 27 dead in knife attack at southwestern China train station March 1, 2014

    Beijing: China's official Xinhua News Agency says at least 27 people are dead and 109 injured after a group of knife-wielding men attacked a train station in southwestern China. Xinhua did not provide more details about the Saturday evening attack at the Kunming Railway Station in Yunnan province, and the attackers...
  • Hajipur railway station vandalised by mob after train runs over a man February 24, 2014

    Irked by the death of a man after a train hit him, a mob on Monday vandalised the Hajipur Junction railway station, police said. Mohammad Naem Kadri (50) was killed when a train dashed against him as he was crossing the track at the station. Soon after, a mob started pelting...
  • 8 passengers beaten up after argument over occupying seat turns ugly February 12, 2014

    Eight persons were allegedly beaten up and injured by some unidentified persons in a moving train after an argument erupted between them over occupying the seats in neighbouring Meerut district. Police said the incident occurred on Tuesday in DelhiAmbala passenger train when Rashid and his family were returning home in Muzaffarnagar...
  • Bihar: Railway foot overbridge falls on Amrapali Express, 2 injured February 3, 2014

    Samastipur: Two people were injured after a railway foot overbridge fell on Amrapali Express at Samastipur station in Bihar on Monday evening. As per initial reports many more people are feared to be injured in the incident. Senior officers have rushed to the spot and are monitoring the situation. (More details...
  • 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 51yearold Danish tourist at knifepoint 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,"...
  • Travellers stranded at airport, railway stations rue authorities' apathy January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Travellers stranded at airport and railway stations in Delhi due to dense fog are having a harrowing time with the authorities not communicating any information to them. People at Indira Gandhi International Airport are seen running from one end to the other in search of some assistance from...
  • Heavy fog envelops Delhi, IGI airport temporarily shut, train traffic hit January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Thick fog continues to hit air and rail traffic in Delhi. As dense fog enveloped the national capital early Monday morning, Indira Gandhi International Airport was forced to shut down temporarily. While air travellers remained stranded at the airport, similar was the scene at major railway stations as...
  • Wheelchair facility introduced at Jodhpur railway station January 3, 2014

    The Jodhpur Division of NorthWestern Railway on Friday introduced wheelchair facility for the disabled passengers at Jodhpur railway station. Divisional Railway Manager Rajeev Sharma dedicated this service, and said, "This is for the first time that a service like this has been introduced at any railway station in the country. It...
  • 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...