Allahabad stampede: Uttar Pradesh govt orders judicial probe

A state spokesman said Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav had appointed retired Allahabad High Court judge Justice Onkareshwar Bhatt to hold the probe.

Allahabad stampede: BJP demands probe by HC judge

Bhartiya Janta Party on Thursday demanded that a sitting High Court judge probe the stampede at Allahabad railway station which killed 37 people three days ago.

Railways finding it difficult to tackle Kumbh rush

In spite of pressing over 60 special trains into service for the Kumbh fair, Railways is finding it difficult to tackle the huge rush.

Allahabad stampede: Inquiry report within month`s time, says UP Govt

An inquiry committee set up to investigate reasons behind the stampede at railway station here has been directed to submit its report within one month, UP Chief Secretary Javed Usmani on Monday said.

Allahabad stampede: Injured to get Rs 2 lakh compensation, says Akhilesh

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said that those injured in Allahabad railway station stampede would be given a financial assistance of Rs two lakhs.

Rajnath condoles loss of lives in Allahabad Railway Station stampede

At least 20 persons were killed and scores of others injured tonight in a stampede at Allahabad railway station teeming with thousands of pilgrims returning after a holy dip at the `Maha Kumbh`.

Allahabad stampede: Bansal orders high-level probe

Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Monday ordered a high-level inquiry into the stampede at the Allahabad Junction which claimed 36 lives, announced compensation for the victims and blamed the tragedy on tardy crowd management by the local administration.

Allahabad Railway Station stampede: UP govt orders inquiry

The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday ordered an inquiry into the stampede at Allahabad Railway Station.

PM condoles loss of lives in Allahabad Railway Station stampede

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh 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.

Allahabad Railway Station stampede: 20 dead, UP govt orders probe

More than 20 people are dead and scores of others injured in a stampede at Allahabad railway station on Sunday. Officials, however, are yet to confirm the death toll.