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Today (13:17)   OPINION: Is it time for Prabhu to quit?

Pran Pratim Ghosh   178 news posts
Entry# 2385565   News Entry# 312392         Tags   Past Edits
New Delhi: After the fourteen coaches of the high-speed Kalinga-Utkal Express jumped the rails, with one of them crashing into a house adjacent to the track near Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday evening, a question that is hammering everyone's mind is-It is time for Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu to leave office?
The fatal accident reminded me of a famous saying,-"With great power comes great responsibility." And if you fail, repeatedly, you must quit atleast on moral grounds.
The recent accident has killed at least 23 people and left scores
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injured. As per reports, the train ran on a track where maintenance work was going on.
The locomotive driver, reportedly, pulled the emergency brake to avert the disaster but it was too late as the devil's bell was already rung!
The burning question is how can our system be so careless?
Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu took charge as Minister of Railways on 9th November 2014. Let us count how many major (not counting the minor ones) accidents took place since he assumed office.
In 2014
1) 14 December 2014: The UP Howrah–New Delhi Poorva Express (12381) derailed 12 carriages at Liluah. There was no loss of life reported.
In 2015
2) 13 February 2015: The Anekal derailment occurred when the Bangalore City–Ernakulam Intercity Express (12677) derailed nine coaches near Anekal in the Bangalore Urban district. the accident killed 12 and injured 100.
3) 1 March 2015: The Ernakulam–Hazrat Nizamuddin Mangala Lakshadweep Express (12617) jumped out of track near Pen station of Maharashtra. There were no injuries.
4) 20 March 2015: The Uttar Pradesh train accident occurred when the Dehradun–Varanasi Janta Express derailed in Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh, killing 58 and injuring 150.
5) 3 May 2015: The Mumbai Lokmanya Tilak–Ernakulam Junction Duronto Express (12223) goes off the track near Balli railway station in South Goa. However, there was no loss of life reported.
6) 25 May 2015: The Muri Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh, killing 5 and injuring more than 50.
7) 4 August 2015: The Harda twin train derailment occurred. The Kamayani Express and Janata Express derailed between Kurawan and Bhiringi stations in Madhya Pradesh, killing at least 31 people and injuring, reportedly, 100.
8) 12 September 2015: The Secunderabad Junction–Mumbai Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Duronto Express (12220) derailed 9 coaches at Martur station, around 20 km from Kalaburagi town, Karnataka, killing two and injuring seven.
In 2016
9) 5 February 2016: The Island Express jumped the rails near Vellore; a few people were injured but no one died.
10) 6 May 2016: The Chennai Central–Thiruvananthapuram Central Superfast Express and a suburban train had a side collision near Pattabiram, injuring seven.
11) 20 November 2016: The Pukhrayan train derailment occurred when the Indore–Rajendra Nagar Express (19321) derailed 14 coaches at Pukhrayan (nearly 60 km from Kanpur) killing 150 and injuring 260.
12) 28 December 2016: The Ajmer-Sealdah Express derailed 15 coaches near Rura station while crossing a bridge, injuring 44.
In 2017
13) 21 January 2017: The Kuneru train derailment occurred when the Jagdalpur–Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express (18448) derailed near Kuneru, Vizianagaram. The mishap killed 41 and injured 68.
14) 7 March 2017: The Bhopal–Ujjain Passenger train (2017) bombing occurred when a bomb exploded on the Bhopal–Ujjain Passenger at Jabri railway station. It injured 10 passengers.
This was the first strike in India by the so-called Islamic State.
15) 19 August 2017: The Haridwar Kalinga-Utkal Express (18478) derailed in Khatauli, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh.
To say the least ...15 accidents. From no angel, this is a tiny figure.
And as Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhu is responsible, may be not directly, but indirectly.
The country is dreaming to run bullet trains in near future but the ground reality is we are unable to run, safely, even the existing trains.
What we need is a reality check and more serious approach towards our work and responsibilities.
There is nothing more important than the life of humans. When people travel in the train they hope to reach their destinations safely and this is the duty of those sitting at responsible places to guarantee them the same.

  
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Today (13:24)
©THE DARK LORD™~   426 blog posts
Re# 2385565-1            Tags   Past Edits
Gazab, Prabhu ji k karyakal me 300 log nipat chuke hai. Population kum karne ka agenda leke chale hai ye.

  
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Today (13:30)
Indian Railways the life line of our Nation~   17484 blog posts   137 correct pred (83% accurate)
Re# 2385565-2            Tags   Past Edits
Resignation needed ASAP

  
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Today (13:40)
Proud atheist~   4500 blog posts   37 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 2385565-3            Tags   Past Edits
By looking at the list of accidents it's quite evident that accidents took place all over the country but some blind suppoters just to defend some people are repeatedly saying that only UP is being targeted and doing sabotage..shameless people... And now in this accident which is an open and shut case that carelessness is responsible for the accident IR is trying hard to prove the sabotage angle..
  
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Today (13:34)   18477/Kalinga Utkal Express (PT) | ROU/Rourkela Junction (5 PFs) | BNDM/WDP-4D/40348

Praveen Pkmrm~   365 blog posts   19 correct pred (44% accurate)
Entry# 2385573            Tags   Past Edits
Patriotic Emd Bondamunda Wdp4d 40348 Resting At Rourkela Junction As My Puri Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Exp Departs

  
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NCR is Pride of IR*^~   31818 blog posts   3138 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 2385573-1            Tags   Past Edits
Feeling too much pain after seeing this pic and post accident pics.
  
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Today (11:11)   18477/Kalinga Utkal Express (PT) | KAT/Khatauli (2 PFs)

Saurabh®~   2837 blog posts   42 correct pred (70% accurate)
Entry# 2385444            Tags   Past Edits
Now it's time for prabhu to either act on his own words or to go.
1." Pax safety is our primary concern" really it doesn't looks so from.your employees acts.
2. "We will make a safety fund ". Kab banaoge ab able election ka time aa Gaya. Banake uska use kab karoge kaise karoge kitna paisa aapne corrupt officer sahi me use karenge.
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"No new trains on congested tracks". ***K the bitch please.
Your state minister is running trains to his constituency every month.if there is dearth of lhb coaches for already trains why are you running new Tejas, antyodaya, Humsafar trains why don't give these coaches to already running shat, rj sf trains
4."we are making dedicated corridors for goods". Yes you are doing it but when will you complete it.
Before completing it why are talking about bullet and high speed trains.

  
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Today (11:35)
©THE DARK LORD™~   426 blog posts
Re# 2385444-1            Tags   Past Edits
Rail Mantralay me kewal ek aadmi apni promises poori kerta hai or wo hai manoj sinha, boola GCT se Delhi ki train dengi so diya , bola GCT se Delhi ki train ka frequency badhayenge so bhadhaya, bola GCT se Kolkata ki train denge so diya, GCT se Kolkata ki train ki frequency badhayenge so badhaya, GCT se mumbai ki train di or bola iski frequency badhayenge or badhaya bhi. Navratri me GCT se SVDK ki train ka bola hai wo bhi karenge. 100% strike rate hai bhai. Or baate to faltu ki hai, asli mudda ye hai ki GCT ko jyada se jyada train kaise di jaye wo bhi LHB rake waali.

  
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Today (11:39)
KOUSH IRF^~   84476 blog posts   5303 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2385444-2            Tags   Past Edits
DFC is going at good speed..... At least about WDFC I am sure that work is at great speed...

  
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Today (11:41)
Sachin Sinha   10 blog posts
Re# 2385444-3            Tags   Past Edits
Haan sab Kuch to gct hi h is waqt railway k liye..
Saare A aur A1 jaaye bhaad mein..
Hum bhi kabhi rail minister bane na to dalsingh sarai se Rajdhani chalwayenge 😂

  
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Today (13:38)
©THE DARK LORD™~   426 blog posts
Re# 2385444-4            Tags   Past Edits
Accha proposal hai, Dalsingh Sarai Rajdhani ka😂😂

  
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Today (13:40)
Sachin Sinha   10 blog posts
Re# 2385444-5            Tags   Past Edits
GCT se zyada hi kama k dega 😂
  
★  General Travel
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Today (10:58)   15563/Jaynagar - Udhna Antyodaya Express | MBI/Madhubani (3 PFs)

RV😎~   2235 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 2385433            Tags   Past Edits
Rake Of JYG-UDN Antyodaya Express Spotted In Madhubani !
Source - click here

2 posts - Today

  
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Today (11:30)
VaRuन⛱   2441 blog posts
Re# 2385433-4            Tags   Past Edits
Exactly Same type of coach was with 11079..two days back

  
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Today (11:54)
Rajat~   1828 blog posts   23 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 2385433-5            Tags   Past Edits
aisa lag raha h ICF AC coaches k windows laga diye h bas glass ko replace kiye h grill se

  
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Today (13:16)
The great shaktipunj express~   439 blog posts   19 correct pred (90% accurate)
Re# 2385433-6            Tags   Past Edits
Ye railway bhi na pata nahi ek type se coach kyu nahi banata aise hi kar ke hum secr walo ko humsafar ke naam pe normal ac sf pakda diya ir ko hs aur antyodaya ke ek type se coach banane chahiye

  
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Today (13:33)
RV😎~   2235 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2385433-7            Tags   Past Edits
Arey Ek Window Different Hone Se Thode Hin Fark Padta Hai Sir!

  
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Today (13:39)
The great shaktipunj express~   439 blog posts   19 correct pred (90% accurate)
Re# 2385433-8            Tags   Past Edits
Ha wo bhi hai sir lkin mere ko normal windows hi achhe lagte hai
  
Rail Fanning
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Yesterday (19:13)   12163/Dadar Central - Chennai Egmore Superfast Express (PT) | MALM/Mantralayam Road (3 PFs)

karthik iyer^~   2402 blog posts   10255 correct pred (61% accurate)
Entry# 2384864            Tags   Past Edits
#TrainJourneyvlog
A Crow Watches The Dark Smoke as Gooty(GY)WDM-3D Loco Starts to Pull 12163 Dadar-Chennai Egmore S.F. Express from Mantralayam Road.

  
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Today (13:30)
★★★BRC WAP 7😎 with BCT RAJDHANI~   1437 blog posts   1928 correct pred (90% accurate)
Re# 2384864-1            Tags   Past Edits
kab ki pic ha

  
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Today (13:33)
karthik iyer^~   2402 blog posts   10255 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 2384864-2            Tags   Past Edits
DEC 2016

  
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Today (13:33)
★★★BRC WAP 7😎 with BCT RAJDHANI~   1437 blog posts   1928 correct pred (90% accurate)
Re# 2384864-3            Tags   Past Edits
MALM is FEDL but as per ur pic wiring is remaining At MALM stsn
can u justify this
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