Allahabad Railway Station

  • Akhilesh rejects Azam Khan's resignation as Kumbh in-charge 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,"...
  • FTN: Could the Kumbh stampede have been avoided? February 12, 2013

    In a major tragedy on the most auspicious day of the Maha Kumbh on Sunday, 36 pilgrims were killed in a stampede at the Allahabad railway station. ...
  • Azam Khan's resignation after Allahabad stampede symbolic: Shreya Dhoundial February 12, 2013

    CNN-IBN's senior special correspondent Shreya Dhoundial joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the Allahabad stampede. Q. What is your take on honorable minister Mr Mohammad Azam Khan, who has blamed news channels for creating panic in the aftermath of the stampede? Asked by: deepak krishnamurthy ...
  • 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 12, 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 lathi-charge, 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....
  • Allahabad stampede: UP govt orders inquiry February 10, 2013

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday ordered an inquiry into the stampede at Allahabad Railway Station and asked the Railways to make proper arrangement to clear the rush of pilgrims who have gathered for Maha-Kumbh from all over the country. At least 10 persons were killed and scores of...
  • Can't confirm the death toll but at least 10 dead in the stampede: PK Bansal February 10, 2013

    The Railways Minister also said that 12 to 13 people have been injured in the tragic incident. He said that all the injured and those who lost their loved ones in the incident will get compensation from PM's fund. ...
  • At least 16 dead, many injured in Allahabad railway station stampede February 11, 2013

    Allahabad: At least 16 people were killed dead and many others injured in a stampede at Allahabad railway station in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. The stampede was caused after railing of an over bridge at the railway station collapsed. Officials, however, were yet to confirm the death toll. Following the stampede,...
  • PM condoles loss of lives in Allahabad stampede February 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday night condoled the loss of lives in a stampede at Allahabad Railway Station and assured financial assistance to the families of those killed and to the injured. Over 10 people were feared killed and scores of others injured in the stampede. Vice President...
  • Over 10 people killed in stampede at Allahabad railway station February 10, 2013

    Allahabad: More than 10 people were feared dead and many others injured in a stampede at Allahabad railway station in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. The stampede was caused after railing of an over bridge at the railway station collapsed. Officials, however, are yet to confirm the death toll. Following the stampede,...