Crowd gathered at the spot where the horrifying mishap took place

58 dead as train runs over Dussehra revellers in Punjab

Amritsar : In a terrible disaster, 58 people watching the burning of a Ravan effigy from a railway track were crushed to death by a speeding train here in Punjab on Friday, triggering anger in the area and nationwide outrage. Nearly 72 others were injured, many of them seriously. A large number of some 700 […]

Harsimrat Kaur Badal (File Photo/ Facebook)

Harsimrat Badal blames Congress administration for Punjab train tragedy

Amritsar :  Opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday blamed the Congress administration for the tragic train disaster here in Punjab which claimed over 50 lives. The accident happened when a speeding train crushed Dusshera revellers who were watching the burning of a Ravan effigy from a railway track. “The entire onus is on the […]

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Punjab woman thrown off police jeep roof booked, villagers protest

Amritsar : Even as a case was registered against a woman who fell from a speeding Punjab Police vehicle’s roof after she was allegedly forced to sit there, villagers in Amritsar district protested on Thursday against the police “high-handedness”. The protesters from Shehzada and adjoining villages blocked a road near the village and demanded action […]

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Clash in Golden Temple complex on Operation Blue Star anniversary

Amritsar : Brandishing of swords and open use of sticks was witnessed on Wednesday during a ceremony to mark the 34th anniversary of the Army’s ‘Operation Blue Star’ inside the Golden Temple complex. The clash between radical Sikh elements and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) took place right in front of the Akal Takht, […]