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  • Lifeline or death line: rack crossing accounts for 52% of train mishap deaths

    Track crossing accounts for 52% of all train mishap deaths in Mumbai last year

    Monday, 3 March 2014 - 9:00am
  • 'Stoneman' returns on Western Railway after two years, cops worried

    Ravi Shankar Datta is a 42-year-old unassuming man. He is neither a violent criminal nor steals from rail passengers. But Datta is a nightmare for the Railway Protection Force. In their records, he is possibly the most dangerous stone-pelter, who targets premium trains like the Shatabdi and...

    Friday, 28 February 2014 - 6:00am
  • The unbearable agony of being hit by a stone while travelling in a local

    It is one of the biggest nightmares of the suburban commuter! A stone coming out of nowhere and hitting him/her while she/he is standing on the train doorstep or sitting on the much-coveted window seat, and cracking open his/her skull or plucking out his/her eye. Of the 16 to 18 cases of stone-...

    Friday, 28 February 2014 - 6:00am
  • 557 died of heart attacks on railway premises in '13

    Traveling in crowded trains and end-less wait for locals at platforms increase the stress level of commuters leading heart attacks

    Monday, 24 February 2014 - 6:00am
  • GRP nab teenagers with US-made pistol, live cartridges

    In a first for the Mumbai railway police, its personnel nabbed two teenagers who were carrying a US-made pistol, 13 live cartridges and two live rounds of a country-made revolver at Nerul railway station in Navi Mumbai on Monday. The two 17-year-olds, who are residents of Sewree Cross Road in...

    Wednesday, 12 February 2014 - 6:00am
  • Mumbai: Woman constable puts life in danger to catch a thief red-handed

    Sheetal Pol, 25, a constable with the Mumbai police, did not think twice before putting her life in danger to catch a thief red-handed. She jumped out of a moving train at CST station and after a brief chase, nabbed a 23-year-old youth who had snatched a commuter's gold mangalsutra worth Rs1 lakh....

    Tuesday, 11 February 2014 - 6:00am
  • Trivial calls flood WR helpline for commuter safety

    A helpline run by the Railway Protection Force on Western Railway (WR) for security of commuters have been increasingly receiving trivial calls.The callers want to book cooking gas cylinders, ask for bank credit cards, train times and punctuality, report incidents of co-commuters chewing gutkha,...

    Sunday, 9 February 2014 - 10:08pm
  • 420 women died after falling off trains in Mumbai last year, say railway police

    As many as 420 women were killed in railway accidents in Mumbai last year. According to statistics provided by the Mumbai railway police, Thane topped the list with 93 deaths, followed by Kalyan (55), Borivli (35), Vasai (34) and Kurla (31). According to the railway police, most of the women were...

    Friday, 7 February 2014 - 6:50am
  • Mumbai railway cops send photo of man with Esther Anuhya to RTOs

    The Mumbai railway police probing Esther Anuhya’s murder have sent the mysterious man’s photo to three regional transport offices (RTOs).The man is seen walking ahead of Esther in the CCTV grab of Kurla terminus, Shivaji Dhumal, a senior police inspector of Kurla railway police station, said: “The...

    Wednesday, 5 February 2014 - 11:35am
  • Mumbai Cops get CCTV footage quality enhanced to nab man seen with Anuhya at LTT

    The police, probing the murder case of 23-year-old software engineer Esther Anuhya, said they have managed to put a ‘clear’ face to the suspicious man seen walking ahead of the young woman at the Kurla railway terminus. Although the man was seen on cameras installed at the station, his face was not...

    Tuesday, 4 February 2014 - 12:39pm

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