Take action to prevent stampedes: NHRC

Similarly, 10 people were injured in a stampede during a cultural function at ‘Malyabanta Mahostav’ in Malkangiri district.

published on : 25th January 2023

Commission of Inquiry visits Guntur stampede venue, collects information

The government had asked the commission to recommend institutional mechanism and safeguards to be in place to prevent recurrence of such incidents in the future.

published on : 20th January 2023

One dead in stampede outside stadium before Arabian Gulf Cup final in Iraq

Iraq has been the scene of deadly stampedes in the past, most recently in Karbala during the Ashura commemorations of 2019, when 31 people died.

published on : 19th January 2023

Woman killed, eight injured in stampede on T-Setu bridge during Makar Sankranti

According to sources, the average annual turnout at the shrine and fair has been 30,000 to 40,000 people.

published on : 15th January 2023

One killed, 20 injured in stampede during Makar Mela in Odisha's Cuttack 

The incident took place as a large number of people congregated on Badamba-Gopinathpur T-Bridge on the occasion of Makar Mela.

published on : 14th January 2023

Two TDP leaders detained in Hyderabad for stampede in Kandukur

Police held the organisers responsible for flouting the norms under which permission was given.

published on : 6th January 2023

Ministers distribute Rs 2 lakh aid to kin of stampede victims

However, the magistrate rejected the remand petition of the police, stating that the incident doesn’t come under Section 304(ii) of IPC and issued bail to Srinivas.

published on : 4th January 2023

Stampedes’ fallout: Andhra Pradesh government bans public rallies on roads, highways

Stating that such meetings on public roads were leading to deaths, besides creating traffic obstructions, the order said police take longer time to bring such situations under control.

published on : 4th January 2023

Avert stampede deaths, don’t politicise them

The situation spiralled out of control, clearly due to the delay in the distribution of the kits and the unexpected surge in crowds.

published on : 4th January 2023

Amid stampedes, Andhra Pradesh govt prohibits rallies, public meetings on roads

The Opposition parties, however, opposed the issuance of govt order prohibiting election rallies and public meetings as undemocratic and against the fundamental right of peaceful assembly.

published on : 3rd January 2023

Andhra Pradesh police arrest NGO chief in stampede case

Vuyyuru Foundation had organised a cloth distribution drive on Jan 1 in Guntur, in which nearly 30k women took part

published on : 3rd January 2023

Yet another stampede at TDP event kills three, injures several

The incident comes close on the heels of the death of eight persons in a stampede at Naidu's roadshow in Kandukur of Nellore district on December 28, 2022.

published on : 1st January 2023

Nine die in Uganda New Year stampede

The celebrations to welcome in 2023 were the first in the east African country in three years, after restrictions linked to the Covid-19 pandemic and security issues.

published on : 1st January 2023

YSRC demands Chandrababu’s arrest for stampede

Agriculture Minister Kakani says no lapses in security provided to roadshow in Kandukur

published on : 1st January 2023

Chandrababu Naidu continues Nellore tour day after stampede

Says people prompted him to go ahead in fight against YSRC govt

published on : 30th December 2022

At least eight TDP workers killed in stampede at Chandrababu Naidu’s roadshow in Andhra Pradesh

The former chief minister was on a three-day tour of the Nellore district as part of his `Idem Karma Manarashtraniki' protest against the YSR Congress Party (YSRC) government. 

published on : 28th December 2022

TMC panel meets families of stampede victims in Bengal's Asansol, assures help

The Mamata Banerjee government had earlier announced Rs 2 lakh as compensation for each of the families of the deceased, and Rs 50,000 for the injured.

published on : 18th December 2022

SC refuses to entertain West Bengal's plea against Calcutta HC blanket stay on FIR in stampede case

Refusing to entertain the plea at this stage', the bench asked the state government to move the chief justice of the Calcutta High Court with its modification plea. 

published on : 15th December 2022

Three dead, several injured in stampede at event attended by Suvendu Adhikari in Bengal

The stampede reportedly took place after Suvendu Adhikari addressed the gathering and left the venue.

published on : 14th December 2022

K-pop band's first concert in Indonesia halted after 30 faint in crush

"To make amends for (the crush) and give the best experience, we will add more paramedics and security personnel for the Day 2 show," concert organiser Dyandra Global Edutainment said on Instagram.

published on : 5th November 2022
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