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Railway Police arrest Agra man after he tweets ‘5 bombs in Rajdhani train’

Police said the man had tweeted in anger after his brother who had to board that train failed to do so because the Kerala Express on which he was travelling, arrived late.
GRP Superintendent of Police Jogendra Kumar addressing a press conference after arrest of accused Sanjeev Gurjar (second from right) at Agra Cantt on Saturday.(HT Photo)
GRP Superintendent of Police Jogendra Kumar addressing a press conference after arrest of accused Sanjeev Gurjar (second from right) at Agra Cantt on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Published on Mar 01, 2020 10:36 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Agra | By Hemendra Chaturvedi

3 compartments of Amritsar-bound train catch fire near Jalandhar, no one hurt

One of the three compartments of Shaheed Express, a passenger train headed for Amritsar, that caught fire near Kartarpur in Jalandhar district on Wednesday night.(Pardeep Pandit/HT)
One of the three compartments of Shaheed Express, a passenger train headed for Amritsar, that caught fire near Kartarpur in Jalandhar district on Wednesday night.(Pardeep Pandit/HT)
Updated on Dec 19, 2019 01:04 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Chandigarh

Four engineering students sitting on tracks run over by a train

The incident happened on the Rowthar Palam rail over-bridge near Sulur in Coimbatore when the Chennai–Alappuzha express was passing by. Local residents informed the police.
Four engineering students sitting on the tracks were run over by a train in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore on Wednesday morning. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Four engineering students sitting on the tracks were run over by a train in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore on Wednesday morning. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Nov 14, 2019 09:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan

Bihar woman jumps before speeding train with baby; she dies, child survives

She was carrying her six-month-old daughter. However, the baby had a miraculous escape.
When the train approached Gumti and after the engine passed the level crossing, a woman with a child jumped before the running train. (Image used for representational purpose only).(GETTY IMAGES.)
When the train approached Gumti and after the engine passed the level crossing, a woman with a child jumped before the running train. (Image used for representational purpose only).(GETTY IMAGES.)
Updated on Sep 06, 2019 03:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Darbhanga | By Bishnu K Jha

Track accidents increase: Eight stations yet to get medical rooms and ambulances

According to the railway police, all accident victims are not as lucky. Many cannot be taken to hospitals during the golden hour due to lack of ambulances and other vehicles.
Of the 15 railway stations in Navi Mumbai, only Vashi, Nerul and Panvel have ambulances.(PTI)
Of the 15 railway stations in Navi Mumbai, only Vashi, Nerul and Panvel have ambulances.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 06, 2019 02:40 AM IST
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Mumbai | By Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan, Navi Mumbai

Army man pushed out of moving train in Bengaluru, in serious condition

Made Gowda, posted in Bathinda in Punjab, was on his way home in Mandya by the train along with his wife and three-year-old daughter when the robbers tried to snatch his mobile phone near a toilet on Sunday morning.
The Government Railway Police, who have registered a case in connection with the incident, said there was no breakthrough so far.(HT image)
The Government Railway Police, who have registered a case in connection with the incident, said there was no breakthrough so far.(HT image)
Published on Aug 29, 2019 08:37 AM IST
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Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India

To marry boyfriend, minor abandons infant conceived through ex-lover

Police investigation revealed that the minor abandoned her baby conceived through her ex-lover in order to marry her boyfriend.
The girl will be sent to juvenile home, police said, adding that at present they are taking care of the infant.(File photo for representation)
The girl will be sent to juvenile home, police said, adding that at present they are taking care of the infant.(File photo for representation)
Published on Aug 24, 2019 09:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Andhra man puts LPG cylinder on railway track to shoot viral video, arrested

The youth, identified as Ramireddy, was arrested for performing misadventures on Railway tracks.
The incident was reported to the RPF by one Narasimha from Hyderabad.(Twitter/@ANI)
The incident was reported to the RPF by one Narasimha from Hyderabad.(Twitter/@ANI)
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 03:40 PM IST
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Chittoor | By Asian News International

Etawah jail inmate run over by train after escaping with fellow prisoner

The convict was run over after he slipped and came under the Sangam Express that he was trying to board at Etawah railway station early on Sunday morning, said the police.
The police were searching for Chandwa even as five jail officials were suspended for negligence over the jailbreak. (Photo @etawahpolice)
The police were searching for Chandwa even as five jail officials were suspended for negligence over the jailbreak. (Photo @etawahpolice)
Updated on Jul 08, 2019 08:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent

Track ex-convicts and update their records: GRP commissioner

Between January 2016 and December 2018, commuters travelling on Mumbai’s suburban rail network have lost belongings, mostly mobile phones, worth a total of Rs 47.72 crore, with property worth Rs 50,000 being stolen per day.
With more than 400 record criminal arrests, the Government Railway Police claim they have been successful in curtailing robberies on Mumbai local trains.(HT FIle Photo)
With more than 400 record criminal arrests, the Government Railway Police claim they have been successful in curtailing robberies on Mumbai local trains.(HT FIle Photo)
Published on Jul 01, 2019 02:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Megha Sood, Mumbai

Beer bottle thrown at Mumbai local train door, 3 women hurt

The injured women then got down at Kalwa station and informed the government railway police about the incident
Asha Patil, 32, was one of the injured women.(HT PHOTO)
Asha Patil, 32, was one of the injured women.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 23, 2019 12:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Priyanka Dhomse, Thane

Maharashtra Security Force jawan beaten up for deterring illegal parking at Tilak Nagar rly station; 2 held

Some passengers, including a woman police officer, attempted to rescue the jawan
The attack was captured on the railway station’s CCTV camera(HT Photo)
The attack was captured on the railway station’s CCTV camera(HT Photo)
Updated on May 20, 2019 12:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Pratik Salunke, Mumbai

Rear coach of EMU train derails at Ghaziabad station, none injured

The incident took place at 11.44am when train number 64055, coming from Delhi to Ghaziabad, derailed at the Ghaziabad railway station while entering platform number six.
Members of the Accident Relief Staff in action as the second last coach of an EMU passenger train derailed in the morning, at Ghaziabad Railway Station, in Ghaziabad, India, on Thursday(Sakib Ali / Hindustan Times)
Members of the Accident Relief Staff in action as the second last coach of an EMU passenger train derailed in the morning, at Ghaziabad Railway Station, in Ghaziabad, India, on Thursday(Sakib Ali / Hindustan Times)
Published on May 17, 2019 04:09 AM IST
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Mumbai’s railway police reduces work hours for its Palghar staff

‘The shorter shifts give staff the time to relax and gather their strength’
The GRP staff strength in the city and suburbs is 3,700, which has remained stagnant since 1982.(Hindustan Times)
The GRP staff strength in the city and suburbs is 3,700, which has remained stagnant since 1982.(Hindustan Times)
Published on May 05, 2019 11:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Megha Sood, Mumbai

Biryani boxes, bag cavities new cash carriers

The Railway police, too, have detected 26 cases of unexplained cash and 204 of contraband. The biggest challenge for them is to stop the smuggling of liquor, according to an RPF official.
Since the MCC came into force in March, around 32 recoveries of over ~1L in cash have been made from across the country.(HT File File Photo)
Since the MCC came into force in March, around 32 recoveries of over ~1L in cash have been made from across the country.(HT File File Photo)
Updated on May 02, 2019 01:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haidar

Railway Police app to help solve Maharashtra commuters’ complaints

GRP’s R Tracker app, which was launched in 2017, will now be downloaded by GRP personnel across Maharashtra.
Train commuters across Maharashtra who want to contact the Government Railway Police (GRP) can be assured of a quick response by using the R Tracker app.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo used for representational purpose)
Train commuters across Maharashtra who want to contact the Government Railway Police (GRP) can be assured of a quick response by using the R Tracker app.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo used for representational purpose)
Published on Apr 15, 2019 10:54 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Megha Sood, Mumbai

20-year-old delivers baby at Thane railway station

Ishrat Sheikh, the mother, had boarded a fast local at Ambivli station with a relative and they were on their way to a hospital in Kurla. However, she experienced labour pain while she was in the train.
Ishrat Sheikh, the mother, had boarded a fast local at Ambivli station with a relative and they were on their way to a hospital in Kurla.(HT File Photo)
Ishrat Sheikh, the mother, had boarded a fast local at Ambivli station with a relative and they were on their way to a hospital in Kurla.(HT File Photo)
Published on Apr 07, 2019 05:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Thane | By Priyanka Dhomse

7-year-old girl kidnapped near Rohtak railway station, gang-raped

A 7-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped from near Rohtak Railway station in Haryana and then raped by three men.
After the girl was not spotted at home by her father, a labourer, he searched for her and later found her from near the railway station, police said.(File photoi)
After the girl was not spotted at home by her father, a labourer, he searched for her and later found her from near the railway station, police said.(File photoi)
Updated on Feb 01, 2019 06:57 PM IST
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Chandigarh | By Press Trust of India

Woman got foot stuck in toilet on train in Chennai. How she was rescued

The 40-year-old slipped in the bathroom and her leg got stuck in the steel commode
Railway police rushed to the scene to help her.(Screengrab)
Railway police rushed to the scene to help her.(Screengrab)
Updated on Jan 30, 2019 06:24 PM IST
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Amritsar train tragedy due to negligence, will fix accountability: Punjab Police

Punjab DGP said ADGP Sahota would also conduct an inquiry to ensure that those responsible for the accident are nailed.
Security on high alert as the first train passes by before resumption of railway services since the train accident, in Amritsar, Sunday, Oct 21, 2018.(PTI)
Security on high alert as the first train passes by before resumption of railway services since the train accident, in Amritsar, Sunday, Oct 21, 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 21, 2018 06:29 PM IST
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Jalandhar | By Press Trust of India

Amritsar train accident: Driver says was given green signal to go on, detained

The Punjab and Railway Police on Saturday questioned the driver of the train that crushed at least 60 people while they were watching the burning of a Ravana effigy from a railway track Friday night in Amritsar.
Family members grieve for the victims of the Amritsar train accident.(Reuters)
Family members grieve for the victims of the Amritsar train accident.(Reuters)
Updated on Oct 20, 2018 11:39 AM IST
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Amritsar | By HT Correspondent

Video of man lying dead, unattended at railway station in Bhopal goes viral

The incident prompted the railway police to initiate an inquiry.
The man who apparently shot the video can be seen asking railway staff to look into the matter only to be told that it is an issue handled by the railway police.(HT Photo/Representative image)
The man who apparently shot the video can be seen asking railway staff to look into the matter only to be told that it is an issue handled by the railway police.(HT Photo/Representative image)
Updated on Aug 24, 2018 08:56 AM IST
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Bhopal | By Press Trust of India

The Kiki ‘challenge’ isn’t just strange, it’s dangerous

It’s all very well to indulge in, record for posterity, and then publicise one’s most foolish moments on social media; but perhaps a way can be found to continue this pointlessness that does not involve putting innocent lives at risk
The so-called “challenge” involves the playing of the new song “In my feelings” by Canadian pop star Drake, jumping out of a moving car, and dancing on the street moving next to the car(REUTERS)
The so-called “challenge” involves the playing of the new song “In my feelings” by Canadian pop star Drake, jumping out of a moving car, and dancing on the street moving next to the car(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 17, 2018 07:27 PM IST
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Newborn boy abandoned in express train, spotted at Kalyan

Baby is healthy and will be shifted to a government child care centre at Nerul soon
A woman constable has been appointed to look after the newborn till the time he is not shifted to a child care centre.(Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)
A woman constable has been appointed to look after the newborn till the time he is not shifted to a child care centre.(Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)
Updated on Aug 03, 2018 12:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Priyanka Dhomse, Kalyan

Baby girl found on railway tracks in Barmer, finds home in Sweden

The family court has allowed a single woman from Sweden, Elin Kristin Eriksson, to adopt the baby.
Rajendra Parihar, the managing trustee of Navjeewan Sansthan, with Elin Kristin Eriksson and Kajri.(HT PHOTO)
Rajendra Parihar, the managing trustee of Navjeewan Sansthan, with Elin Kristin Eriksson and Kajri.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 18, 2018 10:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | By Dinesh Bothra

Railway police recovered stolen property worth Rs 2.93 cr, arrested 6,603 thieves in 2017-18

The Railway Protection Force is particularly intent on preventing the theft of engineering items such as rail tracks and fish plates, which may compromise passenger safety.
While the Railway Protection Force has a sanctioned strength of 74,456 personnel, it has a head count of just 67,000 – a majority of whom are posted at police stations across the country.(Nitin Kanotra / HT File)
While the Railway Protection Force has a sanctioned strength of 74,456 personnel, it has a head count of just 67,000 – a majority of whom are posted at police stations across the country.(Nitin Kanotra / HT File)
Updated on May 23, 2018 01:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haider

Mumbai railway police to start campaign against illegal commuters on disabled coaches

In March this year, as many as 1,548 able-bodied commuters were caught travelling in coaches reserved for the disabled
The GRP has imposed a fine of ₹1 lakh or imprisonment up to two years on rule violators. Earlier the deterrent was just a fine of ₹500
The GRP has imposed a fine of ₹1 lakh or imprisonment up to two years on rule violators. Earlier the deterrent was just a fine of ₹500
Updated on May 21, 2018 12:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Chennai-based lawyer assaults minor girl on train in Tamil Nadu, held

The advocate allegedly assaulted the minor girl when she was asleep.
A woman holds a candle and placard seeking an end to sexual violence against women and children. A lawyer was held for allegedly assaulting a minor girl on a train in Tamil Nadu.(AP File Photo)
A woman holds a candle and placard seeking an end to sexual violence against women and children. A lawyer was held for allegedly assaulting a minor girl on a train in Tamil Nadu.(AP File Photo)
Updated on Apr 23, 2018 12:37 PM IST
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PTI, Erode | By HT Correspondent

40-year-old railway guard held for flashing student

The police have booked SK Sinha, a Khandeshwar resident, under section 354 of the Indian Penal Code.
A 40-year-old railway guard, who allegedly flashed a college student on a train on the trans-harbour line on Tuesday, was arrested on Wednesday night.(HT File)
A 40-year-old railway guard, who allegedly flashed a college student on a train on the trans-harbour line on Tuesday, was arrested on Wednesday night.(HT File)
Published on Mar 29, 2018 10:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan

Railways announces 20,000 additional jobs, now has 110,000 vacancies to fill

Officials said more than two crore individuals have applied for different posts in railways in response to the jobs announcement earlier this year.
Officials said online tests will be held for jobs in the railway police, locomotive drivers and technicians.(AFP File Photo)
Officials said online tests will be held for jobs in the railway police, locomotive drivers and technicians.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Mar 29, 2018 09:27 PM IST
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