Railway Protection Force: News
01 Aug 2023Maharashtra
Chetan Singh, a Railway Protection Force (RFP) constable—accused of shooting dead his senior and three passengers aboard a Jaipur-Mumbai train—was allegedly unwell and probably opened fire out of anger.
31 Jul 2023Mumbai
Four individuals were reportedly shot dead by a Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel on a moving train near the Palghar Railway Station, Maharashtra, on Monday.
06 Apr 2023Visakhapatnam
In yet another act of vandalism, stones were hurled at the Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Vande Bharat Express on Wednesday.
20 Mar 2023Patna
In what can only be described as an absolutely bizarre incident in Bihar, hundreds of passengers were left baffled after an adult film started playing on the TV screens installed at the Patna railway station for three minutes instead of advertisements.
14 Mar 2023Bengaluru
An unidentified woman's body was allegedly found in a plastic storage drum at Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal (SMVT) railway station in Bengaluru on Monday, reported Indian Express.
03 Mar 2023Uttar Pradesh
A Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable has been arrested for allegedly molesting a Swiss woman onboard a train in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The incident took place on the Tejas Express, going from Delhi to Lucknow.
27 Jul 2019Mumbai
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 2019Mathura
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 2019Surat
If you have been active on social media, you must have come across a video featuring a train hawker.
28 Apr 2019Maharashtra
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 2019Indian Railways
There have been countless reports of train robberies and thefts, especially on luxury trains, bound for long routes.
06 Jan 2019Security
The Indian Railways is planning to ramp up security at train stations, and the plan is to make them akin to airports.
24 Dec 2018Kanpur
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 2018Amritsar
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 2018Indian Railways
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.
09 Nov 2018Maharashtra
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 2018Mumbai
A software engineer, working with IBM, was crushed under a Mumbai local train after he lost his balance while boarding it.
30 Sep 2018Rescue Operation
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 2018Indian Railways
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 2018Nashik
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 2018Mumbai
With quick thinking and some help from Google, a Mumbai woman managed to nab the man who had stolen her phone.
31 Jul 2018Mumbai
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 2018Mumbai
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 2018India
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 2018Mumbai
Maharashtra Board has dedicated a chapter to one 'Rekha Mishra.' Wondering why?
02 Jun 2018India
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 2018London
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 2018Delhi Police
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 2018Mumbai
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 2018Konkan Railway
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 2018India
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.
06 Nov 2017Madhya Pradesh
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 2017Mumbai
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.
06 Mar 2017Maharashtra
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 2017Mumbai
300 security cameras across the IIT-Bombay campus have baffled faculty, many of whom perceive it as "prying".
16 Feb 2017Mumbai
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.