Taking a serious view of reports of the delay in taking injured persons from rail tracks to hospitals, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday directed the Railway Board to put in place a system for quick evacuation.
The Jats, agitating for
job quota, on Saturday withdrew their fortnight-long blockade from
the railway tracks following an Allahabad High Court order
wbut a crucial meeting between the protesters and the
government failed to find an amicable solution to the demand.
Suspected Maoists damaged rail tracks and removed fish-plates after holding captive a railway employee in Uttar Pradesh`s Sonbhadra district, police said Thursday. Movement of trains along the route was stopped.