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.

One-member panel set up to probe stampede incident: AP CM Naidu
One-member panel set up to probe stampede incident: AP CM Naidu

A one-member panel has been constituted to conduct an inquiry into the stampede on the banks of River Godavari here that claimed 27 lives, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said.

Pushkaralu ghat stampede: Chandrababu Naidu visits injured in hospital

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday visited the injured of Pushkaralu ghat stampede here.

Sonia Gandhi expresses shock over stampede at Pushkar ghat, Andhra Pradesh

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday expressed her shock over the tragedy that occurred due to a stampede at the Pushkar ghat in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh.

AP CM announces Rs 10 lakh ex-gratia for stampede victims

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday announced Rs 10 lakh ex-gratia each for the families of those killed in the stampede during Godavari pushkaram here.

PM Modi pained at loss of lives in Rajahmundry stampede

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed grief over the loss of lives in the stampede on the banks of River Godavari in Andhra Pradesh on the first day of 'Pushkaram' festival.

Stampede kills 10 Hindu pilgrims in Bangladesh

At least 10 Hindu pilgrims, including seven women, were killed and 50 others injured on Friday in a stampede when hundreds of thousands converged for the annual 'Ashtami Snan' on the banks of the Old Brahmaputra River outside the Bangladeshi capital.

Egypt league to resume March 30 after stampede
Egypt league to resume March 30 after stampede

Egypt`s cabinet said Wednesday the country`s top-flight football league will resume behind closed doors on March 30 after being suspended last month following a stampede that left 19 fans dead.

Egypt police arrest 21 soccer fans following deadly stampede
Egypt police arrest 21 soccer fans following deadly stampede

Egyptian police have arrested 21 soccer fans in the wake of a deadly stampede outside a Cairo stadium and are accusing them of attacking policemen, damaging police cars and terrorizing the public, a prosecutor said.

Families of China stampede dead criticise compensation

Relatives of the 36 people killed in a New Year`s Eve crush in Shanghai criticised official compensation plans on Thursday, as a newspaper called for greater accountability by the Chinese city`s government.

Families of China stampede dead demand answers

 Relatives of the 36 people killed in a New Year`s Eve crush in Shanghai -- who are now closely supervised by the government -- have made a formal written demand for a proper account of the disaster, a news agency has learned.

Shanghai lantern festival called off after deadly stampede

 China has cancelled a popular annual lantern festival in the country's commercial hub Shanghai over safety issues, after criticism over poor arrangements that led to a New Year eve stampede in the city that killed 36 people.