Deadly Train Collisions In Odisha: Who Is Accountable?

2023 • 14min • News • Politics


Published On: June 05, 2023 - In one of India's worst train disasters in years, three trains, including the Shalimar-Chennai Central Coromandel Express and Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express, collided with a goods train, in Odisha's Balasore district, resulting in the loss of at least 275 lives and injuring over 1000 passengers. While an inquiry in still underway, Indian Railways says 'signal interference' seems to be the primary cause. Meanwhile, the 2022 CAG report on 'Derailments in Indian Railways' reveals alarming statistics. Join News9's Neha Khanna in a discussion with M.Y. Siddiqui, Ketan Garodia, Sameer Zaveri, and Mahesh Mangal as she asks who is responsible for this tragedy and whether accountability will be fixed.