With Maoists often targeting railway properties, Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda today said fresh recruitment would be made in the Railway Protection Force (RPF) to deal with it.
Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel deployed on the Konkan Railway reunited a 14-year-old runaway schoolboy with his family, an official said here Wednesday.
Despite trains becoming soft targets for attacks from militants, railways is yet to complete the process of installation of integrated security system at more than hundred `sensitive` stations.
Gearing up for Lok Sabha polls, the Railways has kept 75 companies of RPF ready for deployment in various parts of the country during the election time.
48 agents were arrested by Railway Protection Force (RPF) for procuring and supplying railway reservation e-tickets by creating several identities on IRCTC portal and illegally blocking train tickets.
A total of 576 personnel have either been killed or met with an unnatural end while at work between Sep 1, 2012 and Aug 31, 2013.
Railways has realised nearly Rs 5 crore as penalty from ticketless travellers this month.
Seven persons were arrested on Sunday by the Special Task Force of Uttar Pradesh police from Delhi and Muzaffarnagar for allegedly leaking question papers.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has written to the Railway Board against a retired RPF officer for allegedly occupying three official accommodations in alleged violation of service rules.
The central government has been directed by a consumer forum here to pay Rs 1.1 lakh to a couple as compensation for alleged misbehaviour by RPF officials at entry gate of New Delhi Railway Station.
CBI is likely to register a preliminary inquiry into the appointment of senior officers in the Railway Protection Force as it suspects large scale corruption in these postings.
Insurgent outfit Revolutionary People`s Front (RPF), the political wing of People`s Liberation Army (PLA), today claimed responsibility for the twin bomb blasts in Manipur in which a Manipur Rifles jawan was killed.
An RPF assistant sub-inspector, attached to Chandrapur railway station, was caught red-handed by CBI for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 3,000 for doing official favour.
A cameraman of TV news channel was killed and another person was injured after being hit by car rashly driven by Railway Protection Force officer who was in an inebriated state, police said on Friday.
The Thane police Monday booked an RPF Jawan and five of his family members including his parents on the charge of killing his wife.
Railways suspended 8 personnel of RPF and GRP for dereliction of duty to prevent robbery in a train near Karbandia station in Bihar`s Rohtas district.
Andhra Pradesh Police as well as the Railway
Protection Force have decided to act tough and foil the three-day rail-roko agitation.
The RPF on Thursday recovered explosive
powder contained in two packets from the platform of Dum Dum
The Railway Protection
Force faced resistance with bombs being thrown when they went
to evict two slums on railway land near the Burdwan Railway
Station in Burdwan district on Tuesday.
Day in Pics: 27th November
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