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  • Railway property targeted for third day; cops lathicharge protesters

    Railway property targeted for third day; cops lathicharge protesters

    The station was almost entirely devastated, while tyres were torched on the railway tracks.

    December 16, 2019
  • Railway lifeline

    Railway lifeline

    People in Lunsu area still depend on the rail track built by the British in the absence of road connectivity.

    December 17, 2018
  • Amritsar train tragedy: Navjot Singh Sidhu defends wife, questions railways

    Amritsar train tragedy: Navjot Singh Sidhu defends wife, questions railways

    Railway authorities had said on Saturday that the railways bore no responsibility for the accident since it was not informed about the Dusshera event or about the presence of hundreds of people on the tracks.

    October 22, 2018
  • An unhappy Army?

    An unhappy Army?

    Unflattering information on the internal “atmosphere” in the armed services is seldom made public: the bad-for-morale argument serves to keep things under wraps. Yet occasionally the responses to questions in Parliament rupture the veil of secrecy, and it has just been admitted that “physical casualties” ~ the preferred euphemism for suicides, fratricides and traffic accidents...

    May 24, 2018
  • In a first, Rlys to use AI to control air circulation in Manipur tunnel

    In a first, Rlys to use AI to control air circulation in Manipur tunnel

    For the first time, the railways will use artificial intelligence to control air circulation, signages and even supervision and maintenance work in the 10.28 km-long tunnel in Imphal as part of its 110 km railway line from Jiribam to Manipur’s capital city. While the national transporter is already using this technique to detect flaws or...

    May 20, 2018
  • Rail e-tickets worth Rs 10 lakh seized, man held

    Rail e-tickets worth Rs 10 lakh seized, man held

    The accused had made more than 30 email ids and would book both normal and tatkal tickets and charge an extra Rs 200 per ticket

    May 13, 2018
  • ‘Robotic’ Railway!

    ‘Robotic’ Railway!

    The freak incident at Odisha’s Titlagarh station late on Saturday night was faintly reminiscent of the train that had started moving some years ago in Uttar Pradesh without the guard and the loco driver. The negligent nonchalance inherent in trains inching towards disaster forms the thread that bizarrely connects the two mishaps. The promised “bullet...

    April 10, 2018
  • 8 held in connection with sensational murder of BJD youth wing president

    8 held in connection with sensational murder of BJD youth wing president

    The police on Thursday arrested eight persons in connection with the sensational murder of ruling BJD youth wing district president Jasobant Parida on 26 March. The police said protection money related rivalry led to the murder of Parida. Eight have been arrested while three others are absconding, said the police on Thursday. It may be...

    April 6, 2018
  • Railway bee buzzers to keep jumbos at bay

    Railway bee buzzers to keep jumbos at bay

    To avoid elephant deaths and to keep elephants off railway tracks, the Alipurduar division of the North East Frontier Railway (NFR) on Thursday introduced a device which generates the sound of buzzing bees at two rail gates in the division. The device, known as a ‘Honey Bee Buzzer’ has been installed at the railway gates...

    March 9, 2018
  • Poor Railway services leave S Dinajpur fuming

    Poor Railway services leave S Dinajpur fuming

    People using train services in South Dinajpur are unhappy with the irregular railway services.The lack of infrastructure at stations, unavailability of signalling systems and termination of AC coaches from trains without prior information have left travellers angry. Rail services were introduced in South Dinajpur on 30 December 2004, and since then only three new trains...

    March 7, 2018
  • Rly force to take legal action during rail roko

    Rly force to take legal action during rail roko

    The railway protection force will henceforth register criminal case whenever there is a rail roko agitation and take appropriate legal action, railway officials will negotiate with agitators regarding their demand and take necessary steps. The issue was raised and discussed at the 2nd Meeting of State Level Security Committee for Railways was held here under...

    February 28, 2018
  • Bengal govt seeks revival of Central PSU

    Bengal govt seeks revival of Central PSU

    The state government will send a letter to the Centre to urge for the revival of the Central PSU, under ministry of Railways, Burn Standard. Ruling party and Opposition both agreed over this matter on Tuesday and a discussion was held on this issue in the Assembly. Even BJP state president and MLA Dilip Ghosh...

    February 28, 2018
  • Conserve oil and gas for better tomorrow: ECoR GM at ‘Saksham’

    Conserve oil and gas for better tomorrow: ECoR GM at ‘Saksham’

    Mr Umesh Singh, general manager, East Coast Railway stressed on the need to conserve petroleum products as it helps save money and protects the environment. Addressing the valedictory function of “Oil and Gas Conservation Awareness Drive -Saksham ’18 here organised jointly by Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) and Oil industry, Mr Singh said India’s dependency...

    February 16, 2018
  • Missing JU student rescued from railway station near Kalna

    Missing JU student rescued from railway station near Kalna

    The third-year girl student of comparative literature with the Jadavpur University who went missing on last Monday, was rescued by the police from a railway station, about 16 km away from Kalna town here, last night. Sneha Karok, the student, went missing after she had left her residence at Haridevpur in Jadavpur, Kolkata for her...

    February 9, 2018
  • Opp, TMC slam Centre’s decision to slash Rly funds

    Opp, TMC slam Centre’s decision to slash Rly funds

    Ruling party and Opposition on Thursday condemned slashing of funds of several Railway projects for West Bengal by the Centre. Minister for parliamentary affairs Partha Chatterjee said a resolution will be forwarded to the Centre through the Speaker of the Assembly in this regard. “People of West Bengal are severely deprived by the Centre. Several...

    February 9, 2018
  • Haryana to get 7 new rail projects: Khattar

    Haryana to get 7 new rail projects: Khattar

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that the state would get seven new rail projects. He made this announcement while addressing the people after unfurling the National Flag in Rohtak on the eve of Republic Day. Khattar said the state government, in collaboration with the Railway Ministry, had constituted Haryana Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation...

    January 27, 2018
  • Rail route row: Rahul Sinha slams TMC for ‘politicising’ matter

    Rail route row: Rahul Sinha slams TMC for ‘politicising’ matter

    Trinamul Congress-led state government is politicising a routine railway matter by falsely claiming that the railway ministry wants to stop some railway routes of the state permanently, BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha said on Monday. “The railway ministry has never claimed that those routes will be closed permanently, but it suggested that the expenditure of...

    January 23, 2018