Punjab train tragedy: Goyal returning India

New Delhi, Oct 19 : Following the train disaster in Punjab, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday canceled his engagements in the US and was on his way back to India. More than 50 people are feared dead in the incident. Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha, Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani and Northern […]

Harsimrat Badal blames Congress administration for Punjab train tragedy

Amritsar, Oct 19 : Opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday blamed the Congress administration for the tragic train disaster here in Punjab which claimed over 50 lives. The accident happened when a speeding train crushed Dusshera revellers who were watching the burning of a Ravan effigy from a railway track. “The entire onus is […]

Loco-pilot informed station master at next station about terrible accident

Amritsar, Oct 19 : Minutes after the DMU Jalandhar-Amritsar passenger train on Friday crushed over 50 people watching the burning of a Ravan eggify from a railway track, the loco pilot of the train had immediately informed the station master at the next station about the incident, officials said. A senior railway official said that […]

Kejriwal condoles Punjab deaths

New Delhi, Oct 19 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday expressed condolences over the death of people who were crushed by a speeding train while watching a Ravan effigy in flames in Amritsar. “Extremely sad news coming about a major train accident near Amritsar,” he tweeted. “I appeal to all our volunteers in […]

Punjab train disaster: Rajnath promises Centre’s help

New Delhi, Oct 19 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday spoke to the Punjab government over the mowing down of people watching the burning of Ravan effigy by a speeding train in Amritsar and assured him of Centres assistance. “Spoke to Home Secretary of Punjab and Director General of Police of the state […]

Train kills 30 Dussehra revellers in Punjab

Amritsar, Oct 19 : In a horrific incident, at least 30 people glued to watching a burning Ravan effigy while standing on railway tracks were crushed by a speeding train here in Punjab on Friday. A large number of people were watching a huge Ravan effigy in flames while standing on the tracks at a […]