No one was responsible for Elphinstone stampede – Railway Inquiry

No one was responsible for Elphinstone stampede – Railway Inquiry

2017-12-20T19:04:43+00:00 On

The Ministry of Railways today said that its inquiry into the Elphinstone stamped, that killed nearly two dozen people three months ago, was not caused by negligence or the failure by any railway official to do his duty. “As per the departmental…

Piyush Goyal orders safety and capacity audit for Mumbai foot-overbridges

Piyush Goyal orders safety and capacity audit for Mumbai foot-overbridges

2017-09-29T15:21:43+00:00 On

Railway minister Piyush Goyal said he has ordered a ‘safety and capacity’ audit of all foot-overbridges in Mumbai. The order comes in the wake of the death of around 25 people in a stampede on a narrow foot-overbridge in the Elphinstone station….

Govt to speed up correction accident spot on national highways

Govt to speed up correction accident spot on national highways

2016-08-16T18:53:22+00:00 On

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will be delegated power to approve plans for rectifying road design in black spots in an effort to reduce accidents on national highways, minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Nithin Gadkari said. Nithin Gadkari…