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Mumbai Police to classify Elphinstone Road stampede as accident, says incident caused by rumours
India

Mumbai Police to classify Elphinstone Road stampede as accident, says incident caused by rumours

The decision resonated with a report filed by the Western Railway committee in October 2017. The committee had absolved the railway authorities stating that no one was responsible for the Elphinstone bridge stampede.

Kamala Mills fire, Elphinstone Road stampede, August deluge: Tragedies that struck Mumbai in 2017 on the 29th
India

Kamala Mills fire, Elphinstone Road stampede, August deluge: Tragedies that struck Mumbai in 2017 on the 29th

India's financial capital was rocked by three tragedies in 2017 — a deluge, a stampede and a major blaze — all on the 29th.

Over two months after Elphinstone stampede, army yet to send tech designs for foot-over bridges to railways
India

Over two months after Elphinstone stampede, army yet to send tech designs for foot-over bridges to railways

The multidisciplinary teams, set up in the wake of the Elphinstone Road station stampede, had also suggested a slew of steps to improve rail infrastructure and provide better amenities to suburban passengers, including setting up more CCTV cameras.

Army to rebuild bridge at Mumbai's Elphinstone Road: Railways says India always relied on forces during crises
India

Army to rebuild bridge at Mumbai's Elphinstone Road: Railways says India always relied on forces during crises

Amid criticism over the government’s decision to take the help of the Army to build a new foot-over bridge at Mumbai's Elphinstone Road, the Railways said on Tuesday, India always relies on its armed forces in times of crises.

Fadnavis, Goyal, Sitharaman visit Elphinstone Road stampede site; say army will build foot-over bridge by 31 January
Mumbai

Fadnavis, Goyal, Sitharaman visit Elphinstone Road stampede site; say army will build foot-over bridge by 31 January

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis announced on Tuesday that a new bridge would be constructed at Elphinstone Road, Currey Road and Ambiwali stations within three months

Indian Railways committed to ensure commuter safety; rail official says widening FoBs, other issues on priority list
India

Indian Railways committed to ensure commuter safety; rail official says widening FoBs, other issues on priority list

The Railways on Monday said it has identified the projects that are to be executed on a fast track mode to prevent recurrence of Elphinstone Road railway station incident and ensure safety of commuters

MNS workers evict illegal hawkers outside Thane, Kalyan stations as 15-day deadline to authorities ends
India

MNS workers evict illegal hawkers outside Thane, Kalyan stations as 15-day deadline to authorities ends

MNS activists on Thursday drove away more than two dozen illegal hawkers from a railway bridge in Thane.

Piyush Goyal stresses need to clearly define roles of GRP, RPF after Elphinstone Road stampede
India

Piyush Goyal stresses need to clearly define roles of GRP, RPF after Elphinstone Road stampede

Railway minister Piyush Goyal has stressed the need to clearly define the roles of the GRP and RPF to avoid confusion in their operations.

Elphinstone Road stampede: Western Railway report blames rains and rumours, absolves authorities
India

Elphinstone Road stampede: Western Railway report blames rains and rumours, absolves authorities

A Western Railway report has pinned the blame for the Elphinstone Road stampede on rumours and rains, ruling out the issue of poor infrastructure or negligence on part of the railways staf.

Elphinstone Road stampede: Crowd mistook flower vendor's 'phool gir gaya' cry as 'pul gir gaya', claims survivor
India

Elphinstone Road stampede: Crowd mistook flower vendor's 'phool gir gaya' cry as 'pul gir gaya', claims survivor

A 19-year-old survivor of the Elphinstone stampede has claimed that a flower vendor's cry of 'phool gir gaya', which others mistook for 'pul gir gaya', might have led to the incident

Elphinstone Road stampede: To boost safety, Indian Railways needs to perk up its revenue first
Business

Elphinstone Road stampede: To boost safety, Indian Railways needs to perk up its revenue first

Indian Railways needs to see deep systemic changes and reorganisation of its network to avoid such tragic accidents in future

Uddhav Thackeray attacks BJP at annual Dussehra rally, says 'don't teach us patriotism'
India

Uddhav Thackeray attacks BJP at annual Dussehra rally, says 'don't teach us patriotism'

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray launched a scathing attack on the BJP on Saturday, asking its ally to refrain from "teaching us patriotism"

Elphinstone Road stampede: Visuals show ornaments stolen from victim's body; Mumbai Police launches probe
Mumbai

Elphinstone Road stampede: Visuals show ornaments stolen from victim's body; Mumbai Police launches probe

Mumbai Police has launched a probe after visuals emerged showing some people allegedly stealing ornaments from a victim of the Elphinstone Road stampede

Elphinstone Road stampede: Raj Thackeray slams bullet train project, blames migrants for tragedy
Politics

Elphinstone Road stampede: Raj Thackeray slams bullet train project, blames migrants for tragedy

A day after 22 people were killed in a stampede on a foot-over-bridge at Elphinstone Road station in Mumbai, MNS chief Raj Thackeray hit out at the Centre over the tragedy.