Odisha

Odisha train accident: SER suspends seven employees

Principal Chief Safety Officer placed the seven under suspension for dereliction of duty

10 killed, several injured in Odisha bus accident

A devastating bus accident in Ganjam district of Odisha killed 10 people and left several others injured.

Balasore tragedy: Nervous father unsure of sending son back to work on ill-fated train

Binoy Mandal, father of Subir Mandal, who was on the ill-fated Coromandel Express, broke down when confronted with the prospect of his son returning to Chennai for work.

Balasore train accident: Odisha GRP say ‘death by negligence’ in FIR

FIR states that the ‘culpability of specific railway employees has not been ascertained’

Coromandel Express accident: 35 persons from West Bengal killed

With most of the passengers belonging to West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee-led TMC government was quick to deputise officials to aid relief efforts

Coromandel Express wrongly entered goods train track: Report

NEW DELHI: The preliminary investigation report into the tragic train accident in Odisha’s Balasore stated that the Coromandel Express, instead of staying on the main track, wrongly entered a loop line and collided with a stationary goods train. Subsequently, the Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express collided with the scattered coaches of the Coromandel Express on the adjacent […]

Ashwini Vaishnaw wrongly trolled? Kavach only implemented in South Central Railway

NEW DELHI: While Union Railways Minister Ashiwni Vaishnaw has come under tremendous fire for the Coromandel Express tragedy, the trolls, who are questioning the effectiveness of Kavach, seem to have not done their homework. The line where the Coromandel Express was travelling was not covered by Kavach, India’s indigenous Automatic Train Protection (ATP) System. According […]

FIH Hockey World Cup: Argentina overcome South Africa in opener

Argentina overcame a dogged but wasteful South Africa at the Kalinga Stadium in the opener

Naveen Patnaik announces ₹1 crore for each player if India win Hockey WC

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik also inaugurates World Cup village ahead of the Hockey World Cup

Odisha’s puzzle in teacher’s killing turns ugly with suicide of key accused; political barbs follow

Opposition targeted the ruling Biju Janata Dal government for the death of the prime accused in the Mamita Meher murder case