Many feared killed in stampede at Cameroon stadium during Africa Cup of Nations football match

There are reports of several deaths and many more injuries during a stampede at a Cameroon stadium during the Africa Cup of Nations football match. According to authorities, at least six people are confirmed dead while many more remained critically injured. The stampede occurred when football fans made desperate attempts to get inside the Paul … Read more

At least 12 killed in stampede Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu and Kashmir on New Year’s Day

Police in Jammu and Kashmir say that at least 12 people had died in a stampede at the famous Vaishno Devi shrine. Several others are believed to have sustained injuries. They have been shifted to Naraina hospital. Dr Gopal Dutt, Block Medical Officer, Community Health Centre was earlier quoted by news agency as saying, “6 … Read more

पश्चिम बंगाल: संतरागाछी स्टेशन के फुट ओवर ब्रिज पर भगदड़ में 2 की मौत, 14 घायल

देश में रेल हादसों का सिलसिला थमता हुआ नजर नहीं आ रहा है। पंजाब के अमृतसर की दर्दनाक ट्रेन दुर्घटना के बाद मंगलवार को पश्चिम बंगाल में रेल हादसा हो गया, जिसमें दो लोगों की मौत हो गई। पश्चिम बंगाल में खड़गपुर मंडल के संतरागाछी स्टेशन के फुट ओवर ब्रिज पर मंगलवार को भगदड़ मच गई … Read more

Mumbai Police launch probe if dying woman was molested in stampede

Mumbai Police have launched an investigation after a video of a woman victim of the recent stampede being molested went viral on social media platforms. In the video, being widely shared on social media, a man is seen allegedly molesting a woman, who’s lying on the pile of victims of stampede at Elphinstone Road station foot … Read more

Modi a ‘liar’, Piyush Goyal ‘useless’: Raj Thackeray

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Saturday launched a blistering attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling him a liar. Tahckeray also warned that he will not allow a ‘single brick’ to be placed in Mumbai for the bullet train unless the government improved the existing infrastructure for the local trains. His attack for … Read more

Mumbai-based activist files PIL seeking prosecution of railway officials for stampede

A Mumbai-based activist has filed a PIL in the Bombay High Court seeking prosecution of  railway officials for what he said were negligence and culpable homicide in connection with the stampede at the Elphinstone Road railway station that killed 26 people.   Activist Pradeep Bhalekar filed the PIL through his lawyer Nitin Satpute in the … Read more

Sena, opposition leaders lash out at Maharashtra, central governments on Mumbai stampede

Shiv Sena on Friday launched a blistering attack against its own ally in Maharashtra government while dubbing the stampede on an overbridge at Elphinstone railway station a “massacre.” Both Shiv Sena and BJP are coalition partners in Mahrashtra government. Shiv Sena MP, Sanjay Raut told PTI, “This incident is a public massacre for which the … Read more

BJP’s youth wing spokesperson blames victims for stampede

The horrific stampede in Mumbai that killed more than 25 people while leaving nearly 40 injured has brought the BJP governments both at the Centre and in Mahrashtra under the scanner. Both governments were criticised because citizens in Mumbai had highlighted the impending danger many months ago. Famous cartoonist, Manjul, had tweeted about an accident … Read more

11 pilgrims dead and over 50 injured in stampede in Jharkhand, PM expresses condolence

A stampede in  Lord Shiva temple in Doeghar district of Jharkhand killed at least 11 pilgrims and injured over 50 on Monday. The tragedy happened when hundreds of thousand of these devotees jostled with each other to offer holy water to Lord Shiva. Police said that most of the victims from Uttar Pradesh and Nepal adding that … Read more

Pushkaralu festival: 27 killed, several injured in stampede at bathing ghat

At least 27 people have reportedly died in a stampede at the ‘Maha Pushkaralu’ festival in Andhra Pradesh, while several others have been injured. The religious festival, which celebrates rivers, takes place once every 144 years and a smaller version of it is held every 12 years. The fresh tragedy took place in the Rajahmundry district, where huge crowds … Read more