Railway Protection Force
30 May 2020
India on Friday reported over 7,700 new coronavirus infections marking the biggest spike in COVID-19 cases.
27 Jul 2019
The incessant rains in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra not just threw normal life out of gear, but also spelled insurmountable troubles for the 700 passengers who were aboard the Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express.
05 Jul 2019
In a bizarre incident, a 32-year-old man was arrested for pulling the emergency chain of a train to enable his mother finish her breakfast.
02 Jun 2019
If you have been active on social media, you must have come across a video featuring a train hawker.
28 Apr 2019
On Saturday, a 20-year-old woman, Pooja Chauhan, gave birth to a baby boy in 'One Rupee Clinic' at Thane railway station.
20 Feb 2019
There have been countless reports of train robberies and thefts, especially on luxury trains, bound for long routes.
06 Jan 2019
The Indian Railways is planning to ramp up security at train stations, and the plan is to make them akin to airports.
24 Dec 2018
On Sunday, passengers aboard the Delhi-Lucknow Shatabdi Express experienced an untoward incident after stones were pelted at the train near Rura Railway halt in Kanpur dehat.
23 Nov 2018
The negligence of people led to the train tragedy in Amritsar on Dusshera that killed 61, an inquiry by the Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety (CCRS) SK Pathak has concluded.
22 Nov 2018
Apart from deploying 800 special trains for pilgrims, the Indian Railways is planning to use future-forward technology, including AI, for crowd management in next year's Kumbh Mela.
17 Nov 2018
On Saturday, the national capital was put on high alert after intelligence agencies came across messages detailing attack plans in a WhatsApp group believed to be run by Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).
09 Nov 2018
Train traffic was hit in Maharashtra after two wagons of a goods train caught fire in Dahanu of Palghar district on Thursday night.
10 Oct 2018
A software engineer, working with IBM, was crushed under a Mumbai local train after he lost his balance while boarding it.
30 Sep 2018
The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has rescued more than 30 children per day between January 2017 and August 2018, compared to less than 20 a day in three immediate years before 2017.
23 Sep 2018
Eve-teasing and harassing a woman on board a train could soon lead to a jail term of three years for the offender, according to a set of new provisions proposed by RPF for inclusion in Railway Act.
09 Sep 2018
Gold worth over Rs. 23 lakh, smuggled in from UAE and being transported in a train, was seized at Igatpuri railway station near Nashik in Maharashtra on Saturday and three persons were arrested in this connection.
09 Aug 2018
With quick thinking and some help from Google, a Mumbai woman managed to nab the man who had stolen her phone.
31 Jul 2018
A man, apparently troubled by some family problems, lied down on a railway track in Mumbai, allegedly to commit suicide, but his attempt was foiled by the alert commuters and a security force jawan.
26 Jul 2018
A worker on duty near railway tracks in Mumbai died, with a rail union alleging that he was hit by a commuter, a charge denied by the police.
19 Jul 2018
Railways has decided to give a second chance to 70,000 candidates, whose job applications were rejected due to faulty upload of photos.
14 Jun 2018
Maharashtra Board has dedicated a chapter to one 'Rekha Mishra.' Wondering why?
02 Jun 2018
The number of theft cases across the Northern Railway zone reduced to 105 in 2018 (up to April) as compared to 211 cases in the corresponding period in 2017, according to the Railways.
24 May 2018
Indians have this annoying tendency to nick stuff from public places. Last year, some journalists embarrassed the country by stealing silverware from a London hotel during an official trip!
02 Apr 2018
Protesters squatted on tracks in several places outside Delhi, stopping trains, including the Dehradun Express and the Ranchi Rajdhani, to enforce an all India shutdown against the dilution of the SC/ST Act, officials said on Monday.
20 Mar 2018
As many as 11 personnel of the Government Railway Police (GRP) and the Railway Protection Force (RPF) suffered injuries in stone pelting today by the agitating students demanding jobs in railways.
20 Mar 2018
A Thane Consumer Court has ordered the Konkan Railway Corporation to pay a compensation of Rs. 1.65 lakh to a passenger for theft of his belongings during a train journey.
24 Jan 2018
The government is expected to set aside Rs. 3,000 crore in Budget 2018 for the Indian Railways for purchasing 12 lakh CCTV cameras to improve passenger security and provide a more secure travel experience.
13 Nov 2017
A 40-year-old woman and her 15-year-old daughter were forced to jump off a running train late on Saturday night to prevent the minor from getting gang-raped.
06 Nov 2017
Debating whether to kill her or hold her captive for ransom, her rapists finally asked her about her parents. Despite both of them in the police, she said her mother was a tailor and father a daily wager. Thinking she was poor, they left.
08 Aug 2017
Bombay HC overruled SC's order and removed 20-feet height cap for human pyramids as well as reduced age limit of participants from 18 to 14 years for Dahi Handi celebrations.
19 Jul 2017
Former Indian captain and a member of BCCI Cricket Advisory Committee, Sourav Ganguly found himself in trouble as he boarded a train for the first time since 2001.
06 Mar 2017
TV-anchor Karan Ambardar alleged that he and his wife were "forcefully" made to wait on the Mumbai's airport aerobridge for more than an hour, after he complained about the quality of food in the flight.
21 Feb 2017
300 security cameras across the IIT-Bombay campus have baffled faculty, many of whom perceive it as "prying".
16 Feb 2017
Work on Metro-III has come under fire, with residents of Cuffe Parade registering protest against the felling of trees and MMRDA's proposal of continuing work 24x7.