Tag: Railway Protection Force

Railway Passenger Security: RPF Vs GRP

Lalit Shastri There has been a continuous move over the last several years by the Railway Board and a number of Central authorities to supplant the Government Railway Police (GRP) with Railway Protection Force (RPF) by giving the latter the powers for registration of passenger offences under IPC instead of augmenting, strengthening and modernising the

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Railway Protection Force: How a young girl was rescued from the clutches of Maoists

Newsroom24x7 Desk How a 13 year old girl was abducted by Maoists from a predominently tribal area of Jhakhand State and rescued  by the Railway Protection Force is a leading example of service to humankind. We are reproducing the story behind the entire rescue as naratted by Madhup Mohta. It has gone viral on social

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Passenger’s murder at Bhopal railway station puts RPF in the dock

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: The Railway Protection Force, which has been given the additional responsibility of protecting the passengers and passenger areas, that is the railway platforms, on the recommendation of the High Level committee on Security of Railways with the amendment of the RPF Act, 1957 and the Railways Act, 1989 in 2003, seems to

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Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister, wife looted in train

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister and his wife Jayant and Sudha Malaiya were robbed in the AC coach of Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Express during the intervening night of March 18 and 19. They were travelling to Delhi The robbers, about a dozen in number, looted the minister and his wife of cash and jewellery at

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