Punjab CM Amarinder Singh (File Photo)

Amritsar Dusshera function had no permission, Amarinder orders ‘stern action’

Chandigarh (5 Min Read) : The magisterial inquiry into the Amritsar train tragedy that claimed 61 lives has held that the Dusshera event organised by a ruling Punjab Congress leader was held “without permission” and “without undertaking required safety and security measures”. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday “ordered stern action against all those […]

Navjot Kaur (File Photo/IANS)

Amritsar train tragedy: Navjot Singh Sidhu’s wife gets clean chit

Chandigarh (2 Min Read) : Punjab cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s wife Navjot Kaur has been given a clean chit in a Punjab government-appointed magisterial probe into the Amritsar train tragedy on Dusshera evening in which 60 people died, sources said here on Thursday. The probe, conducted by Jalandhar Divisional Commissioner B. Purushartha, has indicted […]

Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu (File Photo/ Facebook)

Amritsar train tragedy: Navjot Singh Sidhu fails to appear before inquiry commission

Amritsar : Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday failed to appear before the one-man commission conducting an inquiry into the Amritsar train tragedy in which 60 people were killed on October 19. Sidhu’s wife, Navjot Kaur, who was also summoned by the commission, however, appeared on Friday and gave her statement. Sidhu, who […]

Manoj Sinha (File Photo/IANS)

Manoj Sinha holds local administration responsible for Amritsar train tragedy

Varanasi : Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Sunday held the local administration responsible for the Amritsar tragedy in which 59 people were crushed to death by a train while watching the burning of the Dusshera effigy. “Had the local administration been cautious, the incident would have been avoided. The Railways was […]

People gathered at the site of Amritsar train tragedy (File Photo)

Families wiped out, loved ones perish in Amritsar train tragedy

Amritsar :  In the death of 59 people in the Amritsar train tragedy on Friday evening, a bigger tragedy has struck many families: their sole breadwinners have died; and in several cases, children are still trying to find their parents. Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who visited the accident site and the injured in hospitals on […]