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‘Let 500 trains pass by, people won’t move’: Host bragged before Amritsar tragedy

An organiser boasted before Navjot Kaur Sidhu that over 5,000 people were standing on train tracks to witness function.

21 Oct 2018 11:27 AM

Amid blame game over Amritsar train tragedy, event organisers go missing

Municipal corporation councillor Vijay Madan, her son Sourabh Madan Mithu, main organisers of Dussehra event, have gone underground.

21 Oct 2018 8:46 AM

Amritsar tragedy: Festive euphoria, firecrackers made people oblivious to train

Most people who were mowed down by the speeding train were migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

21 Oct 2018 6:35 AM

Railways: No nod sought for event, tragedy not our fault

Toll rises to 59, railways rules out punitive action against driver.

21 Oct 2018 4:13 AM

No penal action against driver in Amritsar train accident: MoS Manoj Sinha

Railway officials said that the accident was a 'clear case of trespassing' and no permission was granted for the event.

20 Oct 2018 5:47 PM

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Migrant workers from UP, Bihar among most dead in Amritsar train tragedy

The accident has claimed 61 lives so far out of which 39 bodies have been identified by the authorities.

20 Oct 2018 4:04 PM

Punjab CM visits injured, orders magisterial probe in Amritsar train tragedy

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said four weeks have been given to submit the report to find out who was at fault.

20 Oct 2018 3:05 PM

'Don't do politics on Amritsar Train Tragedy issue,' says Navjot Singh Sidhu

'Nobody has done it deliberately. However, there is a big negligence,' Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Amritsar train accident.

20 Oct 2018 2:37 PM

Amritsar man, who played Ravana, crushed to death while saving others

Singh had completed his act on-stage and was at the event to collect a shield of appreciation when the tragedy hit him.

20 Oct 2018 2:07 PM

Dussehra celebrations have been taking place at accident site for over 20 yrs: locals

Before train going to Amritsar that mowed down revellers, two trains passed through tracks, but they slowed down their speed, local claimed.

20 Oct 2018 10:30 AM

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Don't blame Railways for Amritsar tragedy, people need to be alert: Ashwani Lohani

Ashwani Lohani asserted that Railways was not informed about Dussehra celebrations taking place near the main line.

20 Oct 2018 9:41 AM

Dussehra revellers clicking selfies when train ran over crowd in Amritsar

At least 61 people died near Amritsar when train ran through crowd that had assembled across tracks to watch Dussehra event.

20 Oct 2018 9:03 AM

Train mows down people during Dussehra celebrations in Amritsar

Sound of firecrackers prevented people from noticing train bearing down on them at breakneck speed.

20 Oct 2018 8:44 AM

Amritsar tragedy: 58 dead as train runs over revellers

Some said people could not hear the sound of the approaching train due to bursting of fire-crackers.

20 Oct 2018 5:31 AM

52 dead after train runs over people watching Ravana burning near Amritsar

'A train travelling at fast speed ran over several people during Dussehra celebrations in Choura Bazar,' eyewitnesses said.

19 Oct 2018 8:20 PM

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Senior Punjab police official charged for raping law student at gunpoint

The assistant inspector general of police (AIG), however, refuted the allegations, terming them as baseless.

29 Sep 2018 1:18 PM

Rape accused bishop writes to Vatican, seeks consent to step down temporarily

In letter to the Pope, Bishop Mulakkal mentioned that he needs time to concentrate on the police case against him.

17 Sep 2018 8:37 AM

Falsely implicated by anti-church elements: Jalandhar Bishop refutes raping nun

A Kerala nun has accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal of raping her on several occasions between 2014 and 2016, a charge Bishop has denied.

11 Sep 2018 6:35 PM

Kathua victim was sexually assaulted, died of suffocation: Doctors tell court

As many as 54 witnesses have deposed before the court so far in the ongoing trial in the brutal rape and murder of the girl.

09 Sep 2018 6:05 PM

Priest, wife arrested for using holy scriptures to wrap tiffins for their sons

Police found several more such pages in the kitchen of priest's residence which were apparently meant to wrap food items on daily basis.

01 Sep 2018 1:45 PM

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