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Vaishno Devi Stampede: Action Will Be Taken Against Culprits Involved In Scuffle, Says J&K Police Chief

Jan 02, 2022 PTI

Jammu and Kashmir Police Chief Dilbagh Singh said the police will probe the Vaishno Devi shrine stampede incident and take action against the culprits.

PDP Leaders Say Stampede At Vaishno Devi Shrine Failure Of J-K Administration

Jan 01, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Dilbag Singh told PTI that preliminary information from the scene suggests there was a minor altercation between some young boys, and within seconds, there was a stampede.

Vaishno Devi Stampede: Scuffle Between 2 Groups Caused Stampede, Claims Shrine Board

According to the Vaishno Devi Shrine board, 35000 pilgrims were allowed to proceed for yatra on 31st December 2021 and for 1st Jan. 2022 against the allowed capacity of 50,000.

Vaishno Devi Pilgrimage Going On Smoothly With Strict Adherence To Sops: Official

Jan 01, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Langer and Singh are part of a high-level committee formed under instructions of Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Manoj Sinha and headed by the principal secretary (home) to inquire into the stampede at the shrine.

NEWSFLASH | Vaishno Devi Stampede: Two Members Of Inquiry Committee Visit Katra

Two members of Vaishno Devi shrine stampede inquiry committee visit Katra to take review situation and oversee adherence to Covid guidelines.

01 January, 2022

Vaishno Devi Stampede | 12 Dead, Several Injured In J&K As Crowds Swelled On New Year

Outlook Web Desk

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh reached the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital to visit the injured devotees while two members of the inquiry committee reached Katra to review situation.

27 July, 2021

Ujjain Temple Stampede: No Social Distancing, Devotees Injured After VIP Visit

Outlook Web Desk

The incident occurred in Mahakaleshwar Siva Temple in Ujjain on Monday after the arrival of Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan caused a commotion.

15 July, 2021

Swaying Of Chinese Skyscraper Result Of Winds Causing Vibrations On Roof

Associated Press (AP)

China has experienced a construction boom in recent years, along with the graduation of record numbers of engineers and project managers

14 July, 2021

As Riots Continue Unabated In South Africa, Death Toll Rises To 72

Associated Press (AP)

Violence erupted in the country after former President Jacob Zuma began serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court on Thursday.

30 April, 2021

Dozens Injured In Stampede At Big Israeli Religious Festival

Associated Press (AP)

The disaster occurred at the main celebrations of Lag BaOmer, a holiday when tens of thousands of people, mostly ultra-Orthodox Jews, gather to honor Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, a 2nd century sage and mystic who is buried there.

10 June, 2019

Indian-American Man Arrested For Causing Mass Stampede At US Gay Pride Parade

Outlook Web Bureau

Aftabjit Singh, 38, pulled out the gun after another person allegedly threatened his ‘significant other'.


21 February, 2019

IIT Madras Develops System To Prevent Stampedes During Kumbh, Hajj

Outlook Web Bureau

Using a computer simulation, researchers can intelligently plan where to place police personnel to quickly quell disturbances in a crowd that could otherwise lead to panic and chaos.

02 February, 2019

Stampede-Like Situation At Modi's Rally, Several Injured

Outlook Web Bureau

Modi tried to pacify the crowd by asking them to stay put in their places and stop from making efforts to come on the front side of the inner ring.

24 October, 2018

Railways To Give Rs 5 Lakh Compensation To Howrah Stampede Victims: Piyush Goyal

Outlook Web Bureau

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the kin of the deceased and Rs 1 lakh to those injured in Howrah stampede.

24 October, 2018

Two Dead, 12 Injured In Stampede At Bengal Railway Foot-Overbridge

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident occurred at foot overbridge at Santragachi railway station when an express train and two EMU locals arrived at the station at the same time.

04 November, 2017

Bihar: 3 Killed, 10 Injured In Stampede In Begusarai During Kartik Purnima Celebrations

Outlook Web Bureau

Thousands of pilgrims had gathered at Simaria Ghat to take a holy dip in Ganga on Kartik Purnima.

31 October, 2017

Don’t Use Army For Routine Civilian Works: Opposition On Elphinstone Reconstruction Plan

Outlook Web Bureau

"The Army's job is to train for war, not to be used for civilian works.Don’t divert defence resources to civilian jobs"


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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