Deployment of special force at Allahabad station demanded

The overall arrangement at Allahabad railway station was found wanting as special forces should have been deployed to tackle the unprecedented rush, the All-India Railwaymen`s Federation said on Monday.

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.

Mauni Amavasya: Two killed in stampede at Kumbh

Two persons were killed in a stampede at the Mahakumbh mela here today as three crore pilgrims converged for a holy dip at Sangam on the auspicious occasion of `Mauni Amavasya`.

Rumours send officials into tizzy at Maha Kumbh

Officials at the Maha Kumbh mela premises had a tough time Sunday as they found themselves caught between devotees and rumour mills on Mauni Amavasya.