Happy & sad: BJP

The BJP on Tuesday said that it was happy to see the issue being resolved,but it was sad as the order was ‘biased’.

Written by Express News Service | Kolkata | Published:May 14, 2013 4:35 am

The BJP on Tuesday said that it was happy to see the issue being resolved,but it was sad as the order was ‘biased’.

Issue notification: CPM

The CPM on Tuesday welcomed the order and asked the government to issue the poll notification soon.

Relieved,it’s over : Cong

The Congress on Tuesday said they were relieved and happy to see that the polls will finally take place.

Two hurt as train derails

FOUR compartments and the engine of Haldibari Express derailed between Nalhati and Chatra Stations in Birbhum on Tuesday afternoon,injuring two persons. Two passengers,identified as Indranil Gupta and Jaman Haque,sustained injuries in the derailment,an Eastern Railway release said here.

The driver of the train said he saw the rail slightly bent and four persons standing near the track. He then hit the emergency brakes which caused the derailment. Two hammers were recovered about 300 metres away from the spot.

The GRP has started a probe in the matter. “It could be a sabotage but it can be ascertained only after I receive an inquiry report,” said Minister of State for Railways Adhir Chowdhury.

Accident relief trains and medical vans have been rushed from Rampurhat and Sahibganj to the site. One special train left Rampurhat for Malda to carry the stranded passengers.

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