Appointment of 5,400 group-D employees in Railways..
The central administrative tribunal today restrained the railways from appointing 5,400 group-D employees who had been named on a 2006 panel. It asked the committee to draw up a fresh panel after scrutinizing all the 17 lakh applications filed in 2006, when Lalu Prasad was the railway minister. About 3,500 candidates whose names had not figured on the list had moved the tribunal in 2008. It said rules had not been followed during scrutiny of the applications. Track deaths Durgapur: Three railway gang men were run over by the Jammu Tawi Express from Calcutta near Durgapur on Friday. Police said they were inspecting the tracks. 3 lynched Calcutta: Two men and a woman have been lynched in three separate incidents in North 24-Parganas’ Basirhat area after they were suspected of being child lifters. Police said the bodies of the men, in their late 30s, were yet to be identified. The woman was Sonara Bibi, 38, said to be a mentally unstable widow. Source: The Telegraph