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Nine dead in stampede during Eid celebrations in Ghana

 At least nine people were killed and dozens injured in a stampede in Ghana's Kumasi city during Eid ul-Fitr celebrations, which mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Efe news reported on Thursday.

Eighteen injured in Mecca stampede: Saudi media

Eighteen injured in Mecca stampede: Saudi media

The hajj and umra pilgrimages bring millions of Muslims to the holy places in Saudi Arabia every year.

Three injured in stampede as thousands gather to see 'world's largest Durga idol' in Kolkata

At least three people were injured in a minor-stampede on Sunday as lakhs of people visited a a marquee in Kolkata that boasted of having installed the world's tallest idol of the goddess Durga, forcing police to temporarily close down the place to visitors.

Hajj stampede: Death toll of Indians rises to 101, 32 still missing

Hajj stampede: Death toll of Indians rises to 101, 32 still missing

The toll of Indian pilgrims killed in the stampede near Mecca in Saudi Arabia during Hajj has risen to 101.

Saudi Hajj disaster toll rises higher with Iran's 465 dead

Saudi Hajj disaster toll rises higher with Iran's 465 dead

The death toll in the Saudi Hajj disaster rose sharply as Iran announced 465 of its pilgrims died in last week's stampede and crush, nearly doubling its earlier count and likely further straining relations between the two Mideast rivals.

Iran's leader demands Muslim world probe Hajj deaths

Iran`s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on Wednesday called on Muslim countries to investigate the deadly crush on the Islamic Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia last Thursday that killed 769 people including at least 239 Iranians.

Iran says return of hajj dead delayed

 The repatriation of Iranians killed in the hajj stampede in Saudi Arabia has been delayed until at least Wednesday, officials said, citing administrative problems and difficulties in identifying victims.

Sons of Indian haj victims desperate to know how parents perished

 Firojsha Aiyubsha and his two brothers only found out that their parents had died in last week`s stampede during the haj in Saudi Arabia when a boy from their village deep in western India spotted the names on the Internet.

Hajj stampede: Death toll of Indians killed outside Mecca rises to 18

The death toll of Indian pilgrims in the horrific stampede during Hajj rose to 18 on Saturday as Saudi Arabia grappled to come to terms with the worst tragedy to hit the annual pilgrimage in 25 years that has claimed 719 lives so far.

Two Hyderabad women among those killed in Hajj stampede

Another woman from Hyderabad is among those killed in the stampede during Hajj at Mina near the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, officials said.

Saudi Arabia's authorities under fire after Hajj stampede kills more than 700

Saudi Arabia's authorities under fire after Hajj stampede kills more than 700

 Blame shifted towards Saudi authorities on Friday after a stampede at the hajj killed at least 717 people, in the worst tragedy to strike the annual Muslim pilgrimage in a quarter-century.

Hajj stampede in Mecca: As it happened on Thursday

Hajj stampede in Mecca: As it happened on Thursday

At least 717 pilgrims were killed and 719 others were injured today in a stampede at Mina, outside the Muslim holy city of Mecca, in Saudi Arabia. 

Police beat migrants on Greek island as mayor warns of `bloodshed`

Overwhelmed police on the Greek island of Kos beat migrants with truncheons and sprayed them with fire extinguishers on Tuesday as its mayor warned the refugee crisis on the island could end in "bloodshed".

Jharkhand official admits failure over stampede deaths

Jharkhand official admits failure over stampede deaths

 A Jharkhand government official has admitted administrative failure in handling the rush of devotees at Deoghar that led to a stampede leaving 11 people dead.

Jharkhand HC takes cognizance of stampede, women's killing

The Jharkhand High Court on Monday took suo motu cognizance of the Deoghar stampede in which 11 people were killed, as well as of the killing of five women by villagers after branding them witches.

Jharkhand Temple Stampede: CM Raghubar Das orders a probe committee

CM Raghubar Das has ordered a probe committee after the Jharkhand Temple Stampede

Jharkhand temple stampede: BJP MP calls for better arrangements

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Godda, Nishikant Dubey on Monday said that the administration can be held responsible for not being able to make adequate arrangements that led to a stampede at Durga temple in Belabagan area of Jharkhand's Deoghar district on Monday morning.

Uttar Pradesh: Stampede at temple in Vrindavan, 4 injured

Four people were injured after a stampede broke out at a temple in Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Saturday.

15 lakh watch Nabakalebar Rath Yatra; 2 killed, 10 hurt in stampede

15 lakh watch Nabakalebar Rath Yatra; 2 killed, 10 hurt in stampede

Around 15 lakh devotees witnessed the century's first Nabakalebar Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath which was marred by stampede like situation in which two women were killed and 10 others injured here on Saturday.