Facelift for Gandhi Maidan with new gates, CCTVs in Bihar

Recognising the shortcomings which resulted in a stampede, and bomb blasts at a rally last year, the Bihar government is working on a plan to give a facelift to the Gandhi Maidan by installing broad gates and CCTV cameras.

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Patna stampede: Bihar govt seeks report on defective lights
Patna stampede: Bihar govt seeks report on defective lights

Bihar government has sought a report from the Patna Municipal Corporation on defective high mast lights suspected to be one of the reasons behind the stampede here that claimed 33 lives on Dusshera day.

Patna stampede: Eve teasing, rumours, administrative laxity blamed
Patna stampede: Eve teasing, rumours, administrative laxity blamed

Witnesses and survivors of the October 3 stampede in Gandhi Maidan here on Tuesday laid the blame on eve teasing, administrative callousness, broken cattle guard and rumours for the tragedy which claimed 33 lives and left many others injured.

Bihar stampede: Action against eight doctors

Patna: After a crackdown against four senior officials for the Dussehra day stampede in Bihar that claimed 33 lives in Patna, it's now the turn of eight doctors to face the music for neglecting their duties, an official said Tuesday.

Patna stampede: Probe team records statements of officials, injured

The panel probing the Dussehra day stampede at the Gandhi Maidan here recorded the statements of top officials and the injured Sunday and may submit its report to the state government Monday.

Stampede: Bihar BJP seeks President's intervention

A BJP delegation led by senior leaders on Sunday met Bihar governor DY Patil and handed over a memorandum addressed to President Pranab Mukherjee seeking "justice" in the stampede on Dusshera day in which 33 persons, mostly women and children, were killed and several others were injured.

Patna stampede: Bihar govt removes four senior officials including DM
Patna stampede: Bihar govt removes four senior officials including DM

The Bihar government on Sunday removed Patna District Magistrate Manish Kumar Verma, Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj along with the Divisional Commissioner and DIG of Central range as a fallout of the stampede at Gandhi Maidan which claimed 33 lives and left 29 others injured.​

Patna stampede: Paswan demands independent, fair probe

Union Minister and LJP Chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday sought an independent and fair probe into the stampede outside Gandhi Maidan in Patna on October 3 that left 33 people dead.

Patna stampede: Bihar govt vows to punish people responsible for 'lapses'
Patna stampede: Bihar govt vows to punish people responsible for 'lapses'

The Bihar government on Sunday vowed to punish those responsible for "lapses" that led to the stampede at the historic Gandhi Maidan here on October 3, leaving 33 people dead and 29 injured.

Bihar stampede: Bad lighting was one of the reasons behind tragedy?
Bihar stampede: Bad lighting was one of the reasons behind tragedy?

The stampede at Gandhi Maidan which claimed 33 lives and left 29 others injured could have been caused by bad lighting, as per news reports on Sunday.

Rumour having a hand in Patna stampede?

While all are anxious to know the outcome of the probe ordered by the Bihar government into the stampede here, to be conducted by state Home Secretary Amir Subhani and police ADG Gupteshwar Pandey, accounts by witnesses and officials point at rumour having a possible hand in the tragedy.

President expresses condolence over loss of lives in Patna stampede

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday conveyed condolences over loss of lives due to stampede during the Dussehra festival celebrations at Gandhi Maidan in Patna.

Patna stampede: Exclusive interview with Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi

In an exclusive interview with Zee Media, Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi talks about the unfortunate stampede that happened in Gandhi maidan,Patna.

Patna stampede: Bihar CM promises action, orders probe, toll mounts to 33
Patna stampede: Bihar CM promises action, orders probe, toll mounts to 33

Bihar government ordered a probe by State Home Secretary in yesterday's stampede incident here at Gandhi Maidan, where 32 people were killed after Dussehra celebrations, reports stated on Saturday. The toll in a stampede after the burning of the Ravana effigy at the Gandhi Maidan here rose to 33 Saturday after the death of a child, an official said.

Patna stampede: Ravi Shankar Prasad blames Bihar govt's apathy for deaths
Patna stampede: Ravi Shankar Prasad blames Bihar govt's apathy for deaths

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad blamed the JD(U) government of apathy as the toll in Friday night's stampede after the burning of the Ravana effigy at the Gandhi Maidan here rose to 33 Saturday after the death of a child.

Patna stampede toll rises to 33, Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan blames Bihar govt

With the toll in the stampede incident outside the Gandhi Maidan here going up to 33 on Saturday, Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan blamed the Bihar government for "lapses" that resulted in the tragedy, though it was denied by the city's district administration.

Paswan blames Bihar Govt for stampede

Union Minister and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Saturday blamed the lack of arrangements by Bihar Government for the stampede outside Gandhi Maidan here and sought a probe by a sitting judge of Patna High Court into it.

Patna Stampede: Centre assures all help to Bihar govt

The Centre on Saturday assured all help to the Bihar government to deal with the stampede tragedy in Patna that has left 33 persons dead.

Lalu attributes stampede to administrative 'lapse'

RJD president Lalu Prasad on Saturday said the stampede outside Gandhi Maidan which left 33 dead appears to be a result of administrative "lapse" and expressed dismay over the administration's inability to make foolproof arrangements despite several unpleasant incidents in the past at the grounds in the heart of the capital.

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