Articles about Indore-Patna Express

2016 Kanpur train-accident: Not conspiracy, corrosion blamed for 152 deaths

26 Oct 2020

India
2016 Kanpur train-accident: Not conspiracy, corrosion blamed for 152 deaths

Four years ago, the Indore-Patna Express derailed near Kanpur, killing 152 passengers. The accident, one of the worst to hit Indian Railways, was suggested to be a result of a terrorist conspiracy, even by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Shaktipunj Express derails in UP, no casualties

07 Sep 2017

India
Shaktipunj Express derails in UP, no casualties

Days after former railway minister Suresh Prabhu was removed reportedly over back-to-back train accidents, seven coaches of the Shaktipunj Express derailed today in UP's Sonbhadra.

I take full responsibility: Suresh Prabhu after two train derailments

23 Aug 2017

India
I take full responsibility: Suresh Prabhu after two train derailments

Following the fatal Utkal Express and Kaifiyat Express derailments in four days, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has taken "full moral responsibility".

UP: Kaifiyat Express derails, 70 people injured

23 Aug 2017

India
UP: Kaifiyat Express derails, 70 people injured

Nine coaches of the Azamgarh-Delhi Kaifiyat Express derailed near the Auraiya district in UP early in the morning, injuring at least 70 people.

Utkal Exp derailment: Railways takes action against eight officials

21 Aug 2017

India
Utkal Exp derailment: Railways takes action against eight officials

The Railways has suspended a senior divisional engineer, a senior section engineer, an assistant engineer and a junior engineer after the Utkal Express derailment that killed 23.

No sabotage in Kanpur derailment, says UP Railway Police chief

01 Mar 2017

India
No sabotage in Kanpur derailment, says UP Railway Police chief

Days after PM Narendra Modi called the Kanpur train accident "a conspiracy by people sitting across the border", UP Railway Police DG Gopal Gupta told a video conference organized by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu that there was no sabotage.

Cong slams PM over remarks on Kanpur train accident

25 Feb 2017

India
Cong slams PM over remarks on Kanpur train accident

Congress slammed PM Narendra Modi over his comments on the Kanpur train accident, after he said in a Gonda rally that "conspirators carried it out sitting across the border (Nepal)".

ISI angle in train accidents merits probing: NIA

27 Jan 2017

India
ISI angle in train accidents merits probing: NIA

Three cases involving attempts to blast tracks at East Champaran, Indore-Patna Express derailment and last week's Koneru rail accident are currently being investigated by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA).

Hirakhand Express derailment may be probed by the NIA

23 Jan 2017

India
Hirakhand Express derailment may be probed by the NIA

The sabotage suspected by the Railways in the Hirakhand Express derailment may call for the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to include this incident in their probe.

Pakistan's ISI responsible for railway accidents

18 Jan 2017

India
Pakistan's ISI responsible for railway accidents

Two major railway accidents near Kanpur resulting in the death of 151 people and injuring 200 others were according to the Bihar Police, carried out on Pakistan's spy agency ISI's orders.

CBI to probe Uttar Pradesh track damage

07 Jan 2017

India
CBI to probe Uttar Pradesh track damage

The 28th December 2016 train accident which took place on the busy Delhi-Howrah route has made railway officials suspicious.

Railways doubles compensation for accident victims

27 Dec 2016

India
Railways doubles compensation for accident victims

The Indian Railways has decided to double the compensation for victims of rail disasters in the country.

Indore-Patna derailment: Panel to probe sobriety of drivers

23 Nov 2016

India
Indore-Patna derailment: Panel to probe sobriety of drivers

As the death toll from the Indore-Patna Express mishap reached 150, the probe panel has begun its investigations into the cause of the crash.

Railways promises to replace old coaches, increase safety staff

22 Nov 2016

India
Railways promises to replace old coaches, increase safety staff

Reports indicated that Indian Railways recorded over 24 "averted collisions" in the last five years; there is also a shortage of 1.27 lakh employees in the "safety category".

Poor infrastructure caused 50% of train derailments

21 Nov 2016

India
Poor infrastructure caused 50% of train derailments

With the recent Kanpur train tragedy, the Indian Railways' poor infrastructure is once again in the spotlight.

Death toll at 120, train was running over capacity

21 Nov 2016

India
Death toll at 120, train was running over capacity

The death toll from the Indore-Patna express derailment has reached 120, making it India's worst rail disaster in 6 years.

Indore-Patna express derails near Kanpur

20 Nov 2016

India
Indore-Patna express derails near Kanpur

14 coaches of the Indore-Patna express derailed at Pukhrayan in Kanpur.