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  • Azam Khan's resignation after Allahabad stampede symbolic: Shreya Dhoundial February 12, 2013

    CNNIBN'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...
  • Allahabad railway station stampede: Akhilesh Yadav meets injured February 12, 2013

    Allahabad: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav reached Swaruprani Bakshi hospital in Allahabad on Tuesday to meet the people injured in Sunday's stampede at the railway station and said that such tragedies are very painful and his administration would try its best to prevent such incidents. Akhilesh said that the...
  • Railway Minister to visit Allahabad to monitor situation February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said on Monday that he would be going to Allahabad to monitor the situation as three more bathing days at the Maha Kumbh were scheduled. He also denied that Sunday night's stampede was caused by the collapse of a footover bridge. "I am going...
  • 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. ...
  • Allahabad railway stampede: List of dead February 11, 2013

    Allahabad: 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. All injured pilgrims have been admitted in the hospital and undergoing treatment. Authorities fear the death toll...
  • 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....
  • 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 MahaKumbh 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 10, 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,...
  • Delhi's Airport Metro gets safety clearance January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL) in the capital is expected to resume operations shortly, nearly six months after it was shut down on safety concerns, a Delhi Metro official said on Friday. The Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) has given a clearance certificate to the swanky...
  • Pakistan: Three killed, 12 injured in Karachi blast December 29, 2012

    Karachi: At least three people were killed and 12 others injured when a powerful blast ripped through a bus outside a railway station in the Pakistani port city of Karachi on Saturday. The explosion targeted a bus that was at a terminal near the Cantonment Railway Station, witnesses and officials...
  • 10 girls from Karnataka rescued at Tirupur station November 12, 2012

    Coimbatore: Ten teenage girls from Karnataka were rescued from agents, when they alighted at Tirupur Railway Station early on Monday and handed over to the police. Based on a tipoff from an NGO, police had kept a vigil at the railway station since last night. When the girls, aged around 14...
  • Diwali rush: No sale of platform tickets in Delhi from Monday November 11, 2012

    New Delhi: In order to control extra rush of passengers on the occasion of Diwali and Chhat, Northern Railway has decided to temporarily stop sale of platform tickets at four busy stations here. "There will be no sale of platform tickets at New Delhi, Old Delhi, Anand Vihar and Nizamuddin...
  • K'taka: Railways order probe into Gulbarga train fire October 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Railways have ordered an inquiry into the Gulbarga train fire incident on Tuesday which claimed two lives and announced an exgratia payment of Rs 1 lakh to the next of the kin of the dead. Two passengers were charred to death and about nine suffered severe burns when a...
  • K'taka: Fire on HyderabadSolapur Falaknuma Exp, 2 dead October 16, 2012

    Bangalore: The HyderabadSolapur Falaknuma passenger express caught fire in Karnataka on Tuesday, leaving at least two people dead and seven others injured. The train caught fire at the Gulbarga railway station in North Karnataka. Two coaches of the train were gutted in the fire. The fire was brought under control as...