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Amritsar train mishap: Situation tense as protesters clash with police, pelt stones

Amritsar train mishap: Situation tense as protesters clash with police, pelt stones

The police were able to clear a section of the railway track which was blocked by the agitators protesting against the accident.

Oct 21, 2018, 13:07 PM IST
Amritsar train accident: Here's the list of trains cancelled and diverted

Amritsar train accident: Here's the list of trains cancelled and diverted

The authorities have cancelled and diverted several trains in the wake of Amritsar train accident.  

Oct 21, 2018, 09:39 AM IST
Amid blame game over Amritsar train tragedy, locals continue to protest, demand compensation for victims

Amid blame game over Amritsar train tragedy, locals continue to protest, demand compensation for victims

Locals are sitting on railway tracks and are refusing to leave at any cost.

Oct 21, 2018, 09:19 AM IST
Amritsar tragedy: Railways to launch massive anti-trespassing drive, budget to be 'no constraint'

Amritsar tragedy: Railways to launch massive anti-trespassing drive, budget to be 'no constraint'

Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani has said that Amritsar mishap was a ''clear case of trespassing."

Oct 21, 2018, 07:45 AM IST
Amritsar train mishap: Councillor behind Dussehra event missing; SAD demands independent probe

Amritsar train mishap: Councillor behind Dussehra event missing; SAD demands independent probe

SAD has demanded an independent probe into the Amritsar train mishap.

Oct 21, 2018, 06:38 AM IST
Amritsar Mishap: Over 5000 people standing on tracks, organiser told Sidhu's wife before accident

Amritsar Mishap: Over 5000 people standing on tracks, organiser told Sidhu's wife before accident

An organiser of the Dussehra event had boasted on stage before former MLA Navjot Kaur Sidhu that over 5,000 people were standing on train tracks

Oct 20, 2018, 23:10 PM IST
Amritsar train mishap: Survivors recall horror, says festive euphoria made people oblivious to train

Amritsar train mishap: Survivors recall horror, says festive euphoria made people oblivious to train

At least 59 people were killed and several injured after a speeding train went through a crowd gathered for Dussehra celebration.

Oct 20, 2018, 21:56 PM IST
Most dead are from UP and Bihar, lived in Amritsar to earn their livelihood

Most dead are from UP and Bihar, lived in Amritsar to earn their livelihood

Angry people are raising slogans against the state government, saying that it did nothing to ensure proper security arrangements for the Dusshera event. 

Oct 20, 2018, 17:28 PM IST
Amritsar train mishap: Many announcements were made, there was no stampede, Sidhu's wife defends organisers

Amritsar train mishap: Many announcements were made, there was no stampede, Sidhu's wife defends organisers

Navjot Kaur is facing the wrath of people for having allegedly left the accident site without bothering about the victims.

Oct 20, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
Amritsar train mishap: CM Amarinder orders magisterial inquiry, wants report in 4 weeks

Amritsar train mishap: CM Amarinder orders magisterial inquiry, wants report in 4 weeks

Captain Amarinder Singh also defended Navjot Singh Sidhu, whose wife was the chief guest at the event where the tragedy occurred.

Oct 20, 2018, 13:06 PM IST
Amritsar train mishap: MoS Railways Manoj Sinha defends driver, questions basis for inquiry

Amritsar train mishap: MoS Railways Manoj Sinha defends driver, questions basis for inquiry

The senior BJP leader advised the people to restrain from organising any such events near the railway tracks in the future. 

Oct 20, 2018, 12:41 PM IST
Amritsar mishap not a train accident, won't give any compensation, says Railways

Amritsar mishap not a train accident, won't give any compensation, says Railways

Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha had already said that there was no need for Railways to hold an enquiry into the mishap.

Oct 20, 2018, 12:28 PM IST
Amritsar train mishap: Russian President Putin expresses grief

Amritsar train mishap: Russian President Putin expresses grief

At least 60 people were killed when a train ran over a crowd gathered to watch Dusshera celebrations.

Oct 20, 2018, 11:45 AM IST
Man playing Ravana in Ramlila killed in Amritsar train accident

Man playing Ravana in Ramlila killed in Amritsar train accident

He is survived by his mother, wife and an eight-month-old baby. 

Oct 20, 2018, 10:24 AM IST
Amritsar train mishap: FIR against unknown persons, probe ordered

Amritsar train mishap: FIR against unknown persons, probe ordered

On Friday evening, during the Dussehra celebrations, more than 60 people were killed and over 70 injured when the people were watching the burning of the Ravana effigy from a railway track.

Oct 20, 2018, 10:22 AM IST
Amritsar rail tragedy: Train driver detained, questioned

Amritsar rail tragedy: Train driver detained, questioned

Sources said that the driver claimed that he was given green signal and all clear and had no idea that hundreds of people were standing on the tracks when the train crossed the area.

Oct 20, 2018, 09:10 AM IST
Negligence? Yes. Intentional? No: Navjot Singh Sidhu on Amritsar train mishap

Negligence? Yes. Intentional? No: Navjot Singh Sidhu on Amritsar train mishap

Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife - Navjot Kaur Sidhu - was the chief guest at the event where the tragedy took place.

Oct 20, 2018, 08:50 AM IST
Amritsar rail mishap: Locals say people couldn't hear train due to crackers

Amritsar rail mishap: Locals say people couldn't hear train due to crackers

Noise from the burning of effigies of Ravana, Kumbhakarana and Meghnath on Dussehra may have drowned out the train's noise.

Oct 20, 2018, 08:20 AM IST
Amritsar rail mishap: People were clicking selfies when train ran over crowd

Amritsar rail mishap: People were clicking selfies when train ran over crowd

At least 58 people died and many more injured in the accident between Manawala and Ferozpur stations near Amritsar.

Oct 20, 2018, 06:24 AM IST
Caught on camera: Train mows down people watching 'Ravana dahan' in Amritsar

Caught on camera: Train mows down people watching 'Ravana dahan' in Amritsar

A purported video of the incident has gone viral on social media. However, Zee News could not verify the authenticity of the video.

Oct 19, 2018, 20:39 PM IST