Railway Protection Force

E-ticket scam: RPF arrests 7 more persons, including Kolkata-based mastermind Jayanta Poddar

RPF Director General Arun Kumar said, "Recently we arrested seven people, including Kolkata-based Jayanta Poddar, who was in touch with JUMB operatives."

Feb 19, 2020, 00:00 AM IST

Mumbai cop rapes cab driver for refusing ride to red-light area

The shocking incident occurred when the taxi driver was relaxing on a bench at the P. D'Mello Road, near the iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) last evening.

Jan 13, 2020, 17:58 PM IST

55,373 incidents of chain-pulling in 2019, over 45,000 arrested: Indian Railways

The number of chain pulling incidents reported in 2019 was 55,373 and the  RPF arrested 45,784 people and prosecuted 43,951, according to the latest figures released by the Indian Railways. 

Jan 08, 2020, 15:52 PM IST

RPF arrests 387 touts across 141 cities in crackdown to check misuse of train e-ticketing and tatkal facilities

The RPF launched 'Operation Thunder' and conducted raids in 276 places across 141 cities.

Jun 14, 2019, 20:13 PM IST

Railway police busts women gang in Delhi, 3 arrested

In an e-FIR lodged with the GRP on Wednesday, a woman passenger alleged that jewellery worth Rs 5 lakh was stolen from her luggage while she was coming out of the railway station.

Jun 02, 2019, 13:58 PM IST

Watch: Mumbai man tries to commit suicide on rail track, rescued by commuters

A man, apparently troubled by some family problems, lied down on a railway track here, allegedly to commit suicide but his attempt was foiled by the alert commuters and a security force jawan.

Jul 31, 2018, 16:45 PM IST

Alert RPF constable saves woman from getting crushed under a train, Railway Minister calls it 'heroic'- Watch

Lauding the “heroic attempt” by the RPF constable, the Union Minister said that the “Railway family” was “working non stop to ensure safety and convenience of our passengers”.

Jul 25, 2018, 11:22 AM IST

RPF constable's gun goes off in Kolkata metro station, 3 injured

The incident occurred at the Dumdum Metro railway station premises on Friday afternoon, Kolkata police said.

Jun 09, 2018, 00:34 AM IST

RPF constable saves woman from sexual assault in Chennai train, to be awarded

The award is given to the member of the force who has either shown exceptional courage, skill or bravery exhibited conspicuous devotion to duty as a member of the Force.

May 10, 2018, 23:34 PM IST

Alert RPF cop saves woman from rape attempt on Chennai local train

He overpowered her assaulter and got her to a hospital for first aid.

Apr 24, 2018, 20:56 PM IST

Indian Railways receive over 2 crore job applications for 1 lakh openings

The online exam will be held for about 90,000 posts in group C and group D and for 9,500 openings in the Railway Protection Force.

Mar 26, 2018, 20:59 PM IST

WATCH: Brave RPF constable saves boy from getting crushed under train in Mumbai

The boy was stuck in the narrow gap between the train and the platform.

Feb 05, 2018, 09:05 AM IST

MPs' luggage stolen from 1st class compartment, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal says he's 'helpless'

Piyush Goyal said the government is planning to set up nearly two million CCTV cameras which will cover passenger trains, railway stations, railway offices and colonies in the country.

Jan 05, 2018, 21:48 PM IST

Western Railway's RPF launches app for women's safety

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Western Railway (WR) has developed and introduced a mobile application for the security of women commuters travelling between Churchgate and Virar suburban railway stations.

Nov 03, 2017, 11:56 AM IST

Angry commuters halt movement of Mumbai suburban trains

Scores of enraged commuters on Saturday halted the movement of suburban train services at the Naigaon station to press for various demands, a Western Railway official said.

Oct 07, 2017, 13:03 PM IST

Railways flexi fare scheme likely to be tweaked: Piyush Goyal

The scheme, launched on September 9 last year and applicable to premium trains such as the Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto, allows 10 percent of the seats to be sold at normal fare and thereafter increasing it in phases by 10 percent with every 10 percent of berths sold, with a ceiling of a 50 percent rise.

Sep 28, 2017, 19:40 PM IST

19,952 jobs in Indian Railways: RPF Recruitment 2017; check indianrailways.gov.in

The Ministry of Railways has invited recruitment application process for 19,952 vacancies with the Railway Protection Force (RPF).

Aug 25, 2017, 10:57 AM IST

Maharashtra: Huge cache of explosives, detonators seized from Thane, 3 detained

Three people were detained today after a a joint raid in which police recovered huge cache of explosives in a scrap yard​ in Mumbra-Kausa area of Thane district in Maharashtra.

Aug 07, 2017, 17:22 PM IST

Maharashtra: Man arrested for raping grand-daughter

The 18-year-old survivor, who lived with her parents at Jaipur in Rajasthan, had come to Badlapur last month to stay with her grandparents for some time, Badlapur (East) police station's senior inspector D P Rajbhoj said on Thursday.

Jul 06, 2017, 12:41 PM IST

How RPF constables saved passenger from being run over by local train in Mumbai - WATCH

In an act of bravery, two Railway Protection Force (RPF) constables on Wednesday saved a commuter from being run over by a local train in Mumbai.

Apr 12, 2017, 20:04 PM IST