A delegation of senior doctors on Thursday met Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and sought revocation of the suspension of Superintendent of Patna Medical College and Hospital and action against seven others for remaining unavailable at the hospital on October 3.
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi was left fuming during a surprise visit this evening to Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) to meet the Dussehra stampede victims as he found doctors unavailable in the Emergency Ward and the place wearing a filthy look.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) held a candle lit vigil on here on Saturday to remember the victims of the deadly stampede during Dussehra which killed 33 people, mostly women and children, and injured many others.
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.
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.
Actor Ram Charan Wednesday grieved over the death of a fan who lost his life in a stampede at a theatre here where his Telugu film "Govindudu Andarivadele" was playing, and also offered Rs.2 lakh ex gratia to his family.
Amid protests by parents, three school officials were today detained in connection with a deadly stampede at a primary school in southwest China where six children were killed and 26 others injured last week.
Italian and Maltese rescuers found 18 bodies on an overcrowded migrant boat on Saturday, with Italian officials blaming toxic fumes from the engine and the Maltese military saying there could have been a stampede.
A shooter opened fire into a crowd at a Caribbean festival in Houston in the early hours of Saturday, critically wounding one man and injuring three others, and police said they were looking for the attacker.