Tag: Amritsar

Bihar: A well known transporter killed in Vaishali, body recovered from the road-side

Punjab: Man loses life in police custody

At a scuffle between policemen and locals of Hakima Gate area (Amritsar), two police personnel sustained injuries. The incident occurred after a scuffle broke down due to Bittu Shah’s arrest. Bittu, who was arrested for possessing narcotics, according to his family lost his life while in the police custody. As quoted by[Read More…]

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh admitted to hospital for kidney stone removal

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh heads to Israel

Chandigarh: Claiming to be “completely satisfied with the relief and rehabilitation measures being carried out for the victims of the Amritsar train tragedy” and following assurances by his ministerial colleagues that everything will be taken care of, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday decided to visit Israel. The Chief[Read More…]

Amritsar train tragedy similar to Thalaserry's in 1986

Amritsar train tragedy similar to Thalaserry’s in 1986

Chennai: Friday’s Amritsar’s train tragedy is similar to the one that happened in 1986 in Kerala’s Thalaserry, where an Express train ran through revellers, leaving several dead and injured in its trail, recalled a senior journalist here on Saturday. “I was 20 and working in a private company. The rail[Read More…]

Amritsar train tragedy: Railways deny responsibility

Amritsar train tragedy: Railways deny responsibility

Amritsar: Hours after 60 people were crushed to death by a train while watching the burning of a Ravana effigy here, the Railways on Saturday said it was not responsible for the tragedy. Northern Railways spokesperson Deepak Kumar said in a statement that the event was organised in an area[Read More…]

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