A petition has been filed before the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry or formation of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the Amritsar train accident.
A key witness in the rape case against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, was found dead in Punjab's Jalandhar on Monday.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Saturday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the Amritsar train accident after visiting injured and kin of those killed in the tragedy.
Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Saturday asserted that Amritsar train accident was completely avoidable and the Railways was not at fault.
The Amritsar Municipal Corporation Saturday said no permission was granted to hold Dussehra celebrations at 'Dhobi ghat' ground here.
Northern Railway 's Chief Public Relations Officer Deepak Kumar on Saturday ascertained that preliminary questioning with the driver has been conducted and prima-facie he is not being seen at fault.
Scores of people Saturday staged a sit-in on the railway tracks where 61 people were mowed down by a train during a Dussehra event.
The artist who played the role of Ravan at the tragedy-stricken Ramleela also passed away after a train plowed into a crowd that had spilled over to a railway track to watch Dussehra fireworks.
Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani on Saturday said it would be wrong to say that the Railways is responsible for the tragic incident, adding that people need to be more alert.
Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday urged all political parties to avoid indulging in mudslinging.