Mumbai

  • 'Will Strip You': Singer Udit Narayan's Son, Aditya, Erupts At Airport
    Aditya Narayan, son of Bollywood singer Udit Narayan, lost his cool and shouted at IndiGo airline officials at the Raipur airport over an altercation on excess baggage charges that he would have to pay. In the outburst captured on a mobile phone camera, Mr Narayan is heard threatening an airline official at one point, saying: "If I don't strip you, then my name is not Aditya Narayan".
  • Mumbai Stampede: Was Woman Molested? Cops Investigate
    A viral video has led the police to investigate another alleged crime that occurred after the stampede on the Elphinstone Road station foot overbridge (FOB). The video shows a woman allegedly being molested by a person who came to help the trapped people, as she lay amid the pile of victims on the FOB.
  • Local Train Derails In Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Station; None Hurt
    Two wheels of the motorman's coach of a local train derailed this afternoon at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) here, disrupting the service on two platforms of the station, a railway official said.
  • Maharashtra Government Will 'Shame' People Who Defecate In Open: Devendra Fadnavis
    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said that the government has instilled a mechanism called 'Open Defecation Free (ODF) Watch', where people will be "shamed" if they defecate in the open.
  • Safety First, Money No Problem, Says Railways Minister After Mumbai Stampede: 10 Points
    Passenger safety will be top priority, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal declared on Saturday as he announced a series of measures a day after 23 people were killed in a stampede at a crowded station in Mumbai. After chairing a nine-hour-long high-level meeting, the minister said that he had empowered officials "to spend whatever is necessary on safety". Mr Goyal, who took charge of the Railways ministry last month as the government faced fire following a series of accidents, said, "It is not an excuse but problems in Indian Railways aren't one or two years old. They... were given to us in 2014 as inheritance."
  • Sena Men Allegedly Assault Senior Doctor For Marking Mumbai Stampede Victims
    A group of Shiv Sena workers barged in to Mumbai's KEM Hospital on Saturday and allegedly assaulted a senior doctor formarking of bodies of the Elphinstone Road station stampede victims, police said. They overpowered him and tried to scribble on his forehead last evening, a senior police officer said.
  • Stampede Victim's Jewellery Thieves In Mumbai Police's Sights
    Visuals have emerged showing some people allegedly stealing ornaments from a victim of the stampede at a railway station here, prompting the Mumbai Police to launch a probe.
  • Not Excuse But Inherited Big Problems, Says Railways Minister: 10 Facts
    Targeted for Friday's stampede in Mumbai that killed 23, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal fought off the perception that the government didn't want to invest in safety of suburban commuters but found money for the bullet train. After spending nine hours at meetings, closeted with top bureaucrats, Mr Goyal gave officials powers to spend on safety-related aspects, promised to get escalators installed at crowded stations and beyond and introduce CCTVs in local trains. But he tried to keep expectations at a realistic level. "It is not an excuse but problems in Indian Railways aren't one or two years old. They... were given to us in 2014 as inheritance," the minister said.
  • Mumbai Stampede: Number Of Dead Rises To 23 As Patient Dies In Hospital
    The death toll in the stampede on the foot overbridge in Elphinstone road has gone up to 23 with a critically injured person succumbing to his wounds at the KEM hospital today.
  • 'His Face Was Completely Crushed,' Says Family Of Mumbai Stampede's Youngest Victim
    Akash Parab has no knowledge of his 11-year-old brother Rohit's demise. Rohit is the youngest victim of the Elphinstone Road station stampede that killed 23 and injured more than 30. As Akash, 19, lay in ward number 20A of Mumbai's KEM hospital, his wounds, after being trampled over in the stampede yesterday, are raw and visible. His family doesn't have the courage the break the news to him.
  • Mumbai Stampede: PM Modi 'Liar', Won't Allow Bullet Trains In Mumbai, Says Raj Thackeray
    With 23 people dead in the stampede at the Elphinstone railway station in Mumbai, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray today warned that "not a single brick will be allowed to be placed for the bullet train in Mumbai" until the infrastructure of local railways was made better.
  • 'It's A Scientific Method,' Clarifies Mumbai Hospital On Marking Stampede Victims
    When the anxious relatives reached Mumbai's KEM hospital, they were appalled to see numbers scribbled on the foreheads of the Elphinstone Road station stampede victims. Their photographs were also put up on a flex board by the hospital.
  • Like Notes Ban, Bullet Train Will Kill Everything: P Chidambaram's Jibe At PM Modi
    The day after 22 commuters died in a stampede at Mumbai's Elphinstone station bridge, Congress leader P Chidambaram scaled up the attack on the bullet train project, saying the high-speed train would, like demonetisation, "kill everything else including safety".
  • Saddened By Stampede Incident, Mumbai Railway Employees Call Off Dussehra Celebrations
    There was no pre-festival illumination of the iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus or CSMT as railway employees joined the city in mourning the Elphinstone Road station tragedy by not celebrating Dussehra festival.
  • Mumbai Stampede: Bodies Of 17 Victims Handed Over To Kin
    Bodies of 17 of the 22 people killed in the stampede at Elphinstone Road railway station in Mumbai have been handed over to their relatives so far, hospital authorities said today.

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