App for female commuters' safety launched

 Female train commuters in distress can now seek immediate police assistance at the touch of a button -- courtesy a mobile app launched here on Friday by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.

Conviction rate in crimes in CR's Mumbai division falls steeply

The conviction rate in theft cases of railway properties has witnessed a steep fall in Mumbai Division of Central Railway (CR), according to official data.

Bomb hoax call at Ambala Cantt Railway station
Bomb hoax call at Ambala Cantt Railway station

A phone call in the wee hours on Wednesday about bombs allegedly planted at Ambala Cantt Railway station here sent security agencies into a tizzy, who later found it was a hoax.

RPF constables beat labourer to death, injure two others

Railway Protection Force (RPF) constables picked up three labourers on the suspicion that they were involved in a theft and allegedly thrashed them, leaving one of them dead and two others seriously injured.

Malda incident result of Centre's interference: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday termed as "unfortunate" the killing of a RPF constable by hawkers at Malda and said this was a result of Centre's interference in law and order situation in the state.

RPF constable stoned to death in West Bengal

A Railway Protection Force constable was killed and three more were injured when angry hawkers allegedly attacked the RPF office in Malda station premises on Monday after one of them was barred from doing business.

Hawkers stone RPF man to death in West Bengal

A Railway Protection Force constable was killed and three more were injured when angry hawkers allegedly attacked the RPF office in Malda station premises on Monday after one of them was barred from doing business.

SP MLA booked for Saturday's violence in Shamli

Ruling Samajwadi Party MLA Nahid Hasan is among two thousand people booked by Railway Protection Force (RPF) for allegedly damaging rail property and disrupting services during a violent protest on Saturday at Kandhla railway station in neighbouring Shamli district.

Shift ladies' coaches in trains to middle: Parliamentary panel

The position of ladies' compartments in local and passenger trains should be shifted to the middle, a Parliamentary panel has mooted, noting that placing them at the rear of a train posed a security threat to women.

Huge quantity of cartridges seized from man at Rangia station

A huge quantity of assorted live cartridges have been seized from a man at Rangia railway station in lower Assam by Railway Protection Force (RPF).

RPF constable thrashes disabled man in Bengal, suspended

A Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable was Thursday suspended after he was caught on tape brutally assaulting a disabled man at the Howrah railway station in West Bengal, an official said.

Woman dies after being thrown out of moving train by RPF constables near Varanasi

A 25-year old woman, Rita, died after Railway Protection Force (RPF) constables threw her out of a moving train near Varanasi.

Now, you can lodge FIRs on running trains!

Under a new initiative, passengers will now be able to register an FIR in the train itself, instead of halting their journey to register it at the nearest GRP station.

RPF teams to escort about 5000 trains

Bolstering rail security, Railway Protection Force escort teams will soon be deployed in 5000 trains and their personnel equipped with mobile phones to remain connected with passengers.

RPF constable arrested for molesting Delhi woman

A 58-year-old Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable was arrested Friday on charges of molesting a woman on-board a Delhi-bound train, officials said.

Railways offers security-related helpline number to commuters

Railways has launched a round-the-clock helpline service to provide security-related assistance to passengers across the country, Rajya Sabha was informed on Friday.

Fresh RPF recruitment to meet Maoist threat: Gowda

 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.

14 RPF personnel get President`s police medal award

Fourteen Railway Protection Force personnel have been awarded President`s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and Police Medal for Meritorious service on the occasion of Independence Day.

RPF reunites schoolboy with family in Mumbai

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.

Lawyers boycott courts in Kerala

Lawyers boycotted courts in Kerala, protesting against the alleged assault of an advocate and his physically challenged brother by the Railway Protection Force at Thiruvananthapuram.