ALLAHABAD RAILWAY STATION STAMPEDE

  • Akhilesh rejects Azam Khan's resignation as Kumbh incharge February 14, 2013

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday rejected the resignation of Cabinet Minister Mohammad Azam Khan as the chief of Kumbh Mela Organising Committee. "The CM, while praising the minister, has turned down his resignation as the chief of the committee and he will continue on the post,"...
  • CJ: Kumbh pilgrims cram into Allahabad station despite stampede February 12, 2013

    Citizen Journalist Rajesh Sharma was one of the survivors of the Kumbh stampede. He sent us this video from the Allahabad station where hapless pilgrims and passengers are braving it out at the station. Basic infrastructure is missing as hundreds remain huddled at the station. ...
  • Stampedes tend to happen when huge crowds gather: UP Guv February 12, 2013

    Allahabad: Even as the blame game continues between the UP government and the Railways over responsibility for the stampede at Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi has stoked controversy. He has commented that stampedes do tend to happen when crowds gather. "When crores of people gather such mistakes can happen. We...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 11, 2013

    CBI finds its own prosecutor AK Singh colluding with one of the accused in 2G case. UP government denies lapse on its part in Allahabad railway station stampede. ...
  • Allahabad stampede: UP govt denies lapse on its part, Railway says all measures were taken February 11, 2013

    The UP government on Monday denied any lapses on its part in connection with the stampede at the Allahabad railway station on Sunday, even as the railways also said the incident did not occur because of them. ...
  • Allahabad stampede: UP govt denies lapse on its part February 11, 2013

    Allahabad: The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday denied any lapses on its part in connection with the stampede at the Allahabad railway station on Sunday, even as the railways also said the incident did not occur because of them. And amidst the blame game, the death toll in the tragedy...
  • Allahabad stampede: Bansal announces compensation February 11, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after the stampede at the overcrowded Allahabad Railway Station claimed 36 lives, Railway Minister PK Bansal on February 11 said it was not possible for railways to run trains every 10 minutes to clear the heavy rush of Kumbh passengers. Announcing Rs one lakh as compensation for...
  • Allahabad railway station stampede: Death toll up to 36 February 11, 2013

    Allahabad: In a major tragedy on the most auspicious day of the Maha Kumbh on Sunday, at least 36 pilgrims were killed and over 30 people were injured in a stampede at the Allahabad railway station. Authorities fear the death toll could rise further and 17 bodies are still to...
  • Allahabad stampede: Azam Khan takes morally responsibility, quits as Kumbh incharge February 11, 2013

    Azam Khan resigned as the Kumbh incharge following the stampede. ...
  • Officials responsible for Allahabad stampede are murderers: Uma February 11, 2013

    New Delhi: In a major tragedy on the most auspicious day of the Maha Kumbh on Sunday, at least 37 pilgrims were killed and many were injured in a stampede at the Allahabad railway station. BJP leader Uma Bharti, who visited the accident site and later met the injured, questioned...
  • Allahabad station stampede: Rajnath Singh demands probe February 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Condoling the loss of lives in the stampede at Allahabad, BJP President Rajnath Singh on Monday said the incident could have been avoided if adequate precautions had been taken at the railway station teeming with thousands of Kumbh pilgrims. Demanding an investigation into the incident, he said those responsible...
  • Allahabad railway station stampede: One policeman started lathicharge, others followed, says eyewitness February 11, 2013

    The death toll in the stampede at the Allahabad railway station had gone up to 37 by Monday morning. ...
  • Allahabad station stampede: People struggle to get information February 11, 2013

    Allahabad: Hours after a stampede left over 30 Maha Kumbh pilgrims dead in a stampede at the Allahabad railway station on Sunday, many people are blaming the railway authorities and some looking for their loved ones at the hospital are also complaining of poor administration. The Allahabad Divisional Commissioner was...
  • UP Governor summons Akhilesh over stampede February 11, 2013

    Allahabad: 5.55 pm: Taking a serious note of the stampede at Allahabad railway station, Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi summoned Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to take stock of the situation. The governor, who was attending a meeting in Delhi, rushed back to Lucknow in the afternoon and summoned the Chief...
  • Allahabad railway station stampede: Blame game begins February 11, 2013

    Allahabad: Bodies strewn across the platform at Allahabad railway station, the injured crying for help, the biggest 'Shahi Snan' at the Maha Kumbh Mela couldn't have ended in a bigger tragedy. The death toll has risen to 36 and over 30 are said to be injured. However, what triggered the...
  • Allahabad railway station stampede: death toll rises to 36 February 11, 2013

    Allahabad: In a major tragedy on the most auspicious day of the Maha Kumbh on Sunday, at least 36 pilgrims were killed and many were injured in a stampede at the Allahabad railway station. Authorities fear the death toll could rise further. Eyewitnesses say a police lathicharge triggered the chaos....