Railway proposes RPF to safeguard Metros

Railway proposes RPF to safeguard Metros

Monday, 15 October 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

Cash starved Indian Railways has proposed that Railway Protection Force (RPF) be given the responsibility of securing the premises of all upcoming metro stations in the country. Presently Metro property is being managed by the elite Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). The railway board has written to the Ministry of Housing...

Ex-BJP Min Bimal Shah may join Cong

Monday, 15 October 2018 | PNS | GANDHINAGAR

Bimal Shah, former Transport Minister in the BJP-run Keshubhai Patel Government who has been side-lined for almost one decade, may join the Opposition Congress party after the Diwali. Sources in the Congress party said that Shah has put some condition in order to join the Opposition party that includes ticket for...

BJP to use occasion to improve outreach

Monday, 15 October 2018 | PTI | Kolkata

As Bengal's biggest festival Durga Puja nears, the Opposition BJP in the State is leaving no stone unturned to use the mega platform to reach out to the masses and has decided to set up nearly 3,000 bookstalls displaying books on the party’s ideology outside pandals in the State, party...

Govt makes massive police arrangement

Monday, 15 October 2018 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

The bitter memory of the Nagerbazar blast that left two persons, including a child, dead less than a fortnight ago still fresh in the mind, the Bengal Government has thrown an unprecedented security net across Durga Puja-bound Kolkata, police sources said. With the pandal hoppers already cramming the roads from Dwitiya...

Maharashtra to allow online sale, home delivery of liquor

Monday, 15 October 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

The Maharashtra government has decided to allow online sale and home delivery of liquor in the state, saying it could curb the cases of drunken driving. "We want to curb the instances of drunken driving. Allowing home delivery of liquor will help in this," Excise Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule told PTI on...

School principal hacked to death in front of students

Monday, 15 October 2018 | PTI | Bengaluru

A school principal was hacked to death on Sunday by a six- member gang in front of 20 students, for whom he was holding a special class, police said. Ranganath (60), principal of the Havanur Public School in suburban Agrahara Dasarahalli, was holding classes for 10th standard students when the gang...

TDB invites stakeholders to discuss Sabarimala issue

Monday, 15 October 2018 | PTI | Thiruvananthapuram

Amid continuing protests on the Sabarimala issue, a temple body which manages the Lord Ayyappa shrine on Sunday invited stakeholders for a meeting to discuss 'various aspects', including preparations for the annual pilgrimage season, beginning next month. As Various Hindu outfits and Lord Ayyappa devotees have been staging protests over the...

Chopper ride for Puja revellers in Tripura: TRTC

Monday, 15 October 2018 | PTI | Agartala

A chopper ride for Durga Puja revellers for an aerial view of the festival here and its adjoining areas has been arranged by the Tripura Road Transport Corporation (TRTC). "We are offering the ride for three days on Saptami, Navami and Dashami and the duration of the ride will be...

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