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Amritsar train tragedy: Bikram Singh Majithia joins candle march with kin of victims, says Congress has not kept its promise to give them jobs
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Amritsar train tragedy: Bikram Singh Majithia joins candle march with kin of victims, says Congress has not kept its promise to give them jobs

Rallying with the family and friends of those who died in the Amritsar train accident last year, Bikram Singh Majithia alleged that the Congress government has failed to fulfil its promise to give jobs.

Amritsar train tragedy: People on tracks were negligent, finds probe report; gives clean chit to Indian Railways
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Amritsar train tragedy: People on tracks were negligent, finds probe report; gives clean chit to Indian Railways

"Negligence" of people led to last month's Amritsar tragedy in which 60 people were mowed down by a train as they watched Dussehra celebrations while standing on a railway track, the Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety said in his provisional report on Thursday, virtually giving the railways a clean chit in the case.

Railways agrees to probe Amritsar train tragedy after initially ruling out any investigation
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Railways agrees to probe Amritsar train tragedy after initially ruling out any investigation

The Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety will probe the Amritsar tragedy in which 60 Dussehra revellers were mowed down by a passing train.

Amritsar train tragedy aftermath: Northern Railways instructs drivers to slow down, asks guards to take safety measures
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Amritsar train tragedy aftermath: Northern Railways instructs drivers to slow down, asks guards to take safety measures

The railways has maintained that it was not at fault for the Amritsar train tragedy because it had no intimation of the event.

Navjot Singh Sidhu writes letter to Piyush Goyal seeking high fencing, CCTVs along railway tracks
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Navjot Singh Sidhu writes letter to Piyush Goyal seeking high fencing, CCTVs along railway tracks

Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday wrote a letter to Railways minister Piyush Goyal.

Amritsar train tragedy: Punjab minister defends Navjot Singh Sidhu and his wife, blames railway gateman for incident
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Amritsar train tragedy: Punjab minister defends Navjot Singh Sidhu and his wife, blames railway gateman for incident

Navjot Singh Sidhu had targeted the Indian Railways over the tragic incident in Amritsar, raising several questions about the national transporter's functioning.

Debate rages over engine driver's role in Amritsar train accident: A look at the life of driver on railway tracks
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Debate rages over engine driver's role in Amritsar train accident: A look at the life of driver on railway tracks

The Indian Railways are a hot topic of discussion ever since the train accident that killed 60 people on Friday in Amritsar. Perhaps no engine driver has ever been so ardently discussed as the one who was driving that train.

Amritsar train mishap: Fake news on 'Muslim' driver circulated on social media; news agency shares misleading 'eyewitness' account
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Amritsar train mishap: Fake news on 'Muslim' driver circulated on social media; news agency shares misleading 'eyewitness' account

One of the false claims doing the rounds on social media on the Amritsar train tragedy is to do with — no surprises here — the religion of the driver of the train.

Amritsar train tragedy: Congress criticises Railways for shirking responsibility; Navjot Singh Sidhu vows to adopt affected families
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Amritsar train tragedy: Congress criticises Railways for shirking responsibility; Navjot Singh Sidhu vows to adopt affected families

The Congress listed out several lapses which it said led to the Amritsar train tragedy on Dussehra, including a non-functional train headlight and inattentive Government Railway Police officials.

Amritsar train tragedy: Event organiser says taken all permissions, alerted crowd not to stand on tracks
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Amritsar train tragedy: Event organiser says taken all permissions, alerted crowd not to stand on tracks

Saurabh Madan Mithoo, the organiser of the Dussehra celebration in Amritsar where at least 59 people were run over by a passing train, said he is extremely pained by the incident.

Amritsar train tragedy: Gurugram-based lawyer files petition in Punjab and Haryana HC seeking CBI inquiry
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Amritsar train tragedy: Gurugram-based lawyer files petition in Punjab and Haryana HC seeking CBI inquiry

The accident took place in Choura Bazar near Jhoda Phatak area of Amritsar on 19 October after a train ran over the crowd, standing along railway tracks, to watch an effigy of Ravan being burnt.

MoS Giriraj Singh demands name-change for places associated with Mughals, accuses objectors of having 'slave mindset'
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MoS Giriraj Singh demands name-change for places associated with Mughals, accuses objectors of having 'slave mindset'

Giriraj Singh appreciated Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath's initiative in this direction.

Amritsar train accident: Eyewitnesses, locals rubbish train driver's claims of being pelted with stones
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Amritsar train accident: Eyewitnesses, locals rubbish train driver's claims of being pelted with stones

In a statement given to police as well as the railway authorities, the driver of the train, which mowed down 59 people watching a Ravan effigy being burnt on 19 October, said he had not stopped his train because of stone pelting from the crowd at the accident spot. "I was at the spot. Leave alone stopping, the train did not even slow down. It seemed as if the driver wanted to mow us down. The train passed us in a matter of seconds.

Amritsar tragedy: Shiromani Akali Dal accuses Congress of 'cover-up operation', demands dismissal of Navjot Singh Sidhu
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Amritsar tragedy: Shiromani Akali Dal accuses Congress of 'cover-up operation', demands dismissal of Navjot Singh Sidhu

Shiromani Akali Dal demanded a judicial inquiry by a sitting judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court into the tragedy.

Amritsar train tragedy: Rail service resumes on affected track after Punjab Police removes sit-in protesters
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Amritsar train tragedy: Rail service resumes on affected track after Punjab Police removes sit-in protesters

The district administration has said that out of 59 people who were mowed down by the speeding Jalandhar-Amritsar train Friday, 40 have been identified.

Amritsar train tragedy: Youth hold protest near accident asks Punjab govt to trace missing people, provide compensation
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Amritsar train tragedy: Youth hold protest near accident asks Punjab govt to trace missing people, provide compensation

A group of youths held protest Sunday morning near the Amritsar mishap site where at least 59 Dussehra revellers were mowed down by a speeding train.

Amritsar train tragedy: Police files FIR against unknown persons; Dussehra event organiser, Saurabh Madan, goes missing
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Amritsar train tragedy: Police files FIR against unknown persons; Dussehra event organiser, Saurabh Madan, goes missing

The Punjab government on Saturday ordered a magisterial probe into the accident near Amritsar where 59 Dussehra revellers were mowed down by a train, while railways has ruled out any inquiry on its part.

Daily Bulletin: Modi to inaugurate Azad Hind Fauj museum; organisers of Dussehra event in Amritsar go underground; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Modi to inaugurate Azad Hind Fauj museum; organisers of Dussehra event in Amritsar go underground; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Narendra Modi to mark the 75th anniversary of the 'Azad Hind government'; Manisha Koirala, Perumal Murugan and Vikram Chandra to speak at 2019 Jaipur Literature Festival; search for organisers of Dussehra event in Amritsar underway; and more.