Allahabad stampede

Opposition in UP council stages walkout over stamp

Opposition members on Wednesday staged a walkout from the Uttar Pradesh legislative council on the issue of February 10 stampede at Allahabad railway station.

Feb 20, 2013, 20:18 PM IST

UP govt agrees to hold debate on stampede

The Akhilesh Yadav-led SP government Wednesday agreed to Opposition demand for a debate in the Assembly on the Allahabad railway station stampede which claimed 38 lives earlier this month.

Feb 20, 2013, 18:43 PM IST

Lack of coordination led to Allahabad stampede: BJP

Blaming the UP government, Senior BJP leader Lalji Tandon said lack of coordination between the Kumbh mela administration and the Railways led to the February 10 stampede at Allahabad railway station which claimed 38 lives.

Feb 19, 2013, 20:22 PM IST

Tributes paid to soldiers killed at LoC, stampede

Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Tuesday paid homage to the two soldiers, who were killed on the LoC by Pakistani Army, and to those who died in the stampede at Kumbh in Allahabad.

Feb 19, 2013, 13:16 PM IST

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.

Feb 18, 2013, 09:44 AM IST

Allahabad Railway Station stampede: Toll rises to 37

A 65-year-old Kumbh pilgrim who was seriously injured in the stampede at the railway station here, succumbed to injuries after battling for his life close to a week.

Feb 16, 2013, 15:59 PM IST

Stampede: BSP MLAs create ruckus in UP Assembly

The opening day of the Budget Session of the UP State Assembly on Thursday witnessed uproarious scenes when opposition BSP MLAs created a ruckus over the issue of Allahabad stampede that left at least 36 people dead.

Feb 14, 2013, 11:34 AM IST

Rlys seeks UP administration`s help to regulate Kumbh crowd

Gearing up for the holy bath at the Kumbh fair on Friday, Railways has sought curbs on large-scale movement of crowd towards Allahabad railway station.

Feb 13, 2013, 19:42 PM IST

Allahabad stampede: BJP demands inquiry by sitting HC judge

Accusing both the Centre and state government of shying away from responsibility for Allahabad tragedy, the BJP on Tuesday demanded probe by a sitting high court judge.

Feb 13, 2013, 01:08 AM IST

Mulayam condemns `politics` over stampede, Shivpal blames Railways

SP came out in defence of the UP govt under fire after the Allahabad stampede, saying the responsibility of crowd management at stations lies with the Railways.

Feb 12, 2013, 17:56 PM IST

PIL seeks judicial inquiry into Allahabad stampede

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court directed the centre and state governments to file within a week their replies on a PIL seeking a judicial inquiry into the stampede.

Feb 12, 2013, 17:37 PM IST

UP Guv meets Allahabad stampede victims

UP Governor BL Joshi, who met those injured in the stampede at Allahabad railway station at the Swaroop Rani Hospital here Tuesday, assured that an appropriate action will be taken in this case.

Feb 12, 2013, 11:50 AM IST

UP CM meets Allahabad stampede victims

UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday paid a visit to Allahabad and met the stampede victims.

Feb 12, 2013, 09:22 AM IST

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.

Feb 11, 2013, 21:39 PM IST

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.

Feb 11, 2013, 17:49 PM IST

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.

Feb 11, 2013, 17:46 PM IST

Stampede occurred due to heavy rush: UP minister

UP Panchayti Raj Minister Balram Yadav on Monday said the stampede at the Allahabad railway station took place due to ‘heavy and unmanageable’ rush of devotees who were returning home after taking holy dip at Kumbh.

Feb 11, 2013, 16:40 PM IST

TMC blames Railways, UP govt for Allahabad stampede

Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy on Monday held the Ministry of Railways and the Samajwadi Party (SP) Govt in UP responsible for the Allahabad stampede.

Feb 11, 2013, 13:11 PM IST

Grief giving way to rage among stampede survivors

Grief seems to be giving way to rage among survivors of the Allahabad Railway Station stampede here as officials on Monday faced a tough time pacifying family members of those declared dead or undergoing treatment for injuries.

Feb 11, 2013, 13:04 PM IST