The Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety will probe the Amritsar tragedy in which 60 Dussehra revellers were mowed down by a passing train, the Indian Railways said on Friday, nearly two weeks after it had ruled out any investigation in the tragedy.
A day after the accident on 19 October, the railways had termed it a “case of trespassing”.
In a statement on Friday, the railways, however, said since the CCRS can conduct an inquiry even in those cases where it is not mandatory as per law and rules, it will do the same in this case as well. Read more
Latest posts by Firstpost.com (see all)
- Coal on its way out as rising costs make production unviable; renewable energy sources much better, cheaper option - December 10, 2018
- Ahmedabad Metro likely to get a test run in January next year; South Korean firm ships first coach to India - December 8, 2018
- India under pressure to upgrade nuclear arsenal as major powers expedite modernisation plans in edgy world order - November 29, 2018