RAILWAY STATION

  • 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...
  • Train bombing attempt foiled in Pakistan August 20, 2012

    Islamabad: Hundreds of lives were saved when an attempt to blow up a passenger train in Pakistan was foiled after the train engineer spotted some suspicious material on the rail track, news reports said Monday. The Jaffer Express was stopped on Sunday near Kolpur railway station in Bolan district of Balochistan,...
  • Bangalore Police starts patrolling of NEpopulated areas August 17, 2012

    Even as the number of the Northeast people leaving Bangalore city for Guwahati appeared to be less on Friday, the city police started patrolling areas with thick Northeast population. ...
  • K'taka: Mysore railway station on high alert August 14, 2012

    Mysore: The railway station here, which operates 78 trains carrying around 65 thousand passengers a day, has been put on red alert following an alarm from the Home Ministry and Central Intelligence. The Railways authorities received the alert from the Railway Board and have stepped up security by deploying more...
  • K'taka: Mysore railway station on high alert August 14, 2012

    Mysore: The railway station here, which operates 78 trains carrying around 65 thousand passengers a day, has been put on red alert following an alarm from the Home Ministry and Central Intelligence. The Railways authorities received the alert from the Railway Board and have stepped up security by deploying more...
  • 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...
  • Pinki Pramanik rejoins railways as ticket collector August 10, 2012

    Kolkata: Asian Games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik, who was accused of gender misrepresentation and rape by her livein partner, has rejoined her duty at the Sealdah Railway Station after the Eastern Railway revoked her suspension. The former middledistance runner, who had got a relay gold at the Doha 2006 Asiad, on...
  • Belgium to help India modernise railway stations August 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian Railways on Thursday signed an agreement with Belgium to modernise and make some of the country's railway stations world class, said an official statement. "Indian and Belgian railways will benefit with mutual consultation and exchange of information services on development and modernisation of railway stations," Railway Minister Mukul...
  • Chennai: Suburban stations to have CCTV surveillance July 18, 2012

    Chennai: Work is on at a frantic pace at the Beach Railway Station to implement the first phase of the Integrated Security Surveillance System (ISSS). The project is aimed at giving security and law enforcement officials eyes over every part of the station. The project would help track kidnapping, pickpocketing...
  • T'puram railway station firing: Tharoor writes to Roy July 11, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: MP Shashi Tharoor has taken up the need for urgently extending financial assistance to A Munaf, the Kerala University employee who was grievously injured in the accidental firing incident which occurred on Friday last at Central Railway Station here, with Union Railway Minister Mukul Roy. In a letter addressed...
  • West Bengal: Girl gangraped at railway station June 30, 2012

    New Delhi: A girl was allegedly gangraped and her companion molested by three unidentified local men at the Rampurhat railway station in Birbhum district on Saturday. The men allegedly dragged one of the women out of the waiting room and raped her early Saturday morning. They also assaulted her companion....
  • 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...
  • Bihar: Maoists abduct 2 railway employees June 20, 2012

    Patna: A group of suspected Maoists on Wednesday attacked Ghorparan station in Bihar's MadhupurJhajha section in Eastern Railway's Asansol division and abducted two railway employees. Station Manager Vijay Kumar and railway porter Dukhan Mahato were abducted at gunpoint at around 8.30 am. Train services were hit in the section following...
  • 'Railway Station' is a love story with a message May 26, 2012

    Krishna Maya is a wellknown art director who has worked for the films of Mani Ratnam, Priyadarshan and Ram Gopal Varma in the past. He is turning a director with 'Railway Station', which he calls a love story with a subtle message interspersed into the drama. The film stars Supreeth, Banarjee,...
  • Alight at Tirusulam for the airport May 22, 2012

    CHENNAI : Train passengers bound for Chennai airport from the south of Tamil Nadu may soon be able to alight at the railway station diagonally opposite the aerodrome. Minister of State for Railways K H Muniyappa has ordered authorities to augment for a stop at Tirusulam Railway Station for express...
  • Fire outside Vashi railway station in Navi Mumbai May 9, 2012

    Mumbai: A major fire broke out at 'Centre One' shopping mall outside Vashi railway station in neighbouring Navi Mumbai late on Wednesday evening. Six fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the firefighting operation was underway, fire brigade sources said. The fire started sometime after 9.30 pm, they said, adding...
  • Chennai: No pharmacy, internet at railway stations April 26, 2012

    CHENNAI: They are the two major railway terminals linking Chennai with the rest of the country. Attracting over three lakh people every day, the citys premier landmarks handle roughly 150 trains, and tens of thousands of passengers. However, the absence of a pharmacy is a blot on these stations, which...
  • Pak: Blast at Lahore railway station, 3 dead April 24, 2012

    New Delhi: A powerful bomb struck a crowded platform at a railway station in this Pakistani city on Tuesday, killing three persons and leaving over 40 others injured. The bomb that was planted in a bag exploded shortly after the Awami Express, travelling from Karachi to Peshawar, pulled into platform...
  • MMRDA to link monorail, suburban railway stations March 30, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has decided to construct foot over bridges (FOB) to connect monorail stations with the suburban railway stations. "The FOB will help commuters, travelling towards Wadala and further, reach for monorail without being hassled by the vehicular traffic on roads," MMRDA Joint Project Director (PR)...
  • Body of toddler found at New Delhi railway station March 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Body of an unidentified toddler was found on Thursday in a toilet at the New Delhi railway station, police said. The body of the oneandahalfyearold child was found in the ladies' toilet at platform number 1 around 6 pm, they said. According to police, there were no external injury...
  • No takers for Central Railway's 5star toilet plan March 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Central Railways' grand vision to have corporates, builders and private companies adopt railway stations and build toilet blocks seems to have gone down the drain due to lack of interest displayed by potential developers. More than four months ago, senior officials of the network and General Manager Subodh Jain had...
  • Mumbai: son takes abandoned 90yrold mother home February 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Anger turned to amazement for 90yearold Savitri Desai when her son Ravi came to Chinchpokli railway station to take her back home yesterday. Although she was apprehensive of going back home out of fear of harassment by the family members, she relented after her son's assurance of proper behaviour....
  • Drunk woman ticket collector abuses commuters February 27, 2012

    Mumbai: A sloshed female ticket checker (TC) in the Central Railway (CR) has been accused of misbehaving with commuters at Ambernath railway station on Friday night. The primary medical report confirmed that she had consumed liquor. Radha Tomar (34) created a ruckus in a local train and at platform three...
  • Zoom on an eightlane corridor to catch a train November 28, 2011

    BANGALORE: If everything goes as per plan, you can reach the City Railway Station from Malleswaram and Rajajinagar without any hassles including the zillion signals on this stretch.The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is gearing up to construct an eightlane corridor between Okalipuram Junction and Fountain Circle known as Sangolli...
  • Prepaid auto service at Secunderabad station November 25, 2011

    HYDERABAD: Prepaid autorickshaw service has been introduced at the Secunderabad railway station here. It was inaugurated by transport minister Botcha Satyanarayana on Thursday.On an average, 1.5 lakh passengers visit the station in a day either for boarding trains to other destinations or arrive from other places. It is expected that...
  • Delhi: Man dies after slipping under moving train November 17, 2011

    New Delhi: A man trying to board a train to Indore at New Delhi's Nizamuddin Station on Wednesday night slipped and fell into the gap between the platform and the moving train. Alert bystanders raised the alarm, causing someone to pull the chain and stop the train. But no one was able...
  • Ambala RDX haul: KTF claims responsibility October 31, 2011

    New Delhi: The Khalistan Tiger Force on Monday claimed responsibility for the Ambala RDX Haul, saying that the explosive were sent to terminate Congress leader Sajjan Kumar. Sajjan Kumar is a key accused in the 1984 antiSikh riots. Earlier on Monday, the Khalistan Tiger Force has issued a letter to the media...
  • Ambala explosives was for Delhi: Police October 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Thursday revealed that the explosives found in an abandoned car in Ambala was meant for banned terror outfit Babbar Khalsa International and was to be used in Delhi. As per the Delhi Police, central intelligence agencies had provided the input that a module of...
  • Suspected terror plot foiled in Ambala October 13, 2011

    New Delhi: A possible terror attack was foiled just days before the Diwali festival with the recovery of over 5kg explosives and detonators from a car parked outside the Ambala Cantt Railway Station, police said on Thursday. Haryana Police sources said two newspapers with Jammu dateline and empty sweet box from...
  • Dalit woman gang raped at railway station in AP June 23, 2011

    Visakhapatnam: A 30yearold Dalit woman was allegedly gang raped by three persons at the Simhachalam Railway station, police said on Thursday. Railway Police on Thursday arrested two of the accused besides another woman on charge of helping the trio in the crime which took place on Wednesday night. Deputy Superintendent of Police...