The opposition on Thursday trained its
guns on Railways for recent spurt in train accidents taunting
that Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi has "secured" his room in
Parliament House while passenger safety remains neglected.
Three government employees were arrested in connection with an alleged `cleansing act` in which cow dung water was sprinkled in the room and on the furniture used by a senior official belonging to a scheduled caste community.
Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao,
who is in Tokyo for bilateral talks with the Japanese leaders,
experienced tremors in her 15th floor hotel room when the
7.1-magnitude quake hit the north-eastern coast of Japan.