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No more excuses: Mumbai stampede should have been averted - Times of India (blog)

Another stampede, this time in the heart of Mumbai on a foot over-bridge at Elphinstone local train station, took more than 20 lives and injured over 30. It is a tragic red signal to our governments that urban infrastructure is falling apart at the ...and more »

Mumbai: Stampede at Elphinstone railway station; 22 dead, 39 injured - Deccan Chronicle

At least 22 people were killed and 39 others were injured in a stampede on a foot overbridge at Elphinstone Road railway station in Mumbai on Friday. (Photo: Congress Twitter). The incident reportedly took place around 10:45 am due to rush between ...and more »

Mumbai stampede: Hospital faces flak for scribbling numbers on foreheads of victims - Zee News

Mumbai: Authorities at a hospital in Mumbai are facing flak for their "insensitivity" after the bodies of Elphinstone Road station stampede victims were marked with numbers on forehead and their pictures put up for public display. Defending the ...and more »

Problem in Railways not new, given in 2014 as inheritance: Piyush Goyal - Zee News

Mumbai: Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday in a veiled attack lambasted the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government saying that the problem in the Indian Railways is not new; it was given to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in ...and more »

Mumbai stampede: Ex-Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu sanctioned Rs 11.86 cr for new foot-over bridge in 2015 - Zee News

New Delhi: Former Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu had sanctioned a Rs 11.86 fund for the construction of a wider bridge at Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station that witnessed a deadly stampede on Friday. At least 22 people died and dozens were left ...and more »

In aftermath of Mumbai stampede, Railway minister promises escalators, foot bridges and more - Zee News

Mumbai: A day after the devastating stampede at the Elphinstone station here, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday announced a slew of safety measures including more manpower and additional escalators at crowded suburban stations. He also said ...and more »

Mumbai stampede: Bodies of 17 victims handed over to families - Zee News

Mumbai: Bodies of 17 of the 22 people killed in the stampede at Elphinstone Road railway station here have been handed over to their relatives so far, hospital authorities said on Saturday. At least 22 persons were killed and 39 injured in a rush hour ...and more »

Property is Expensive And Life is Cheap on Elphinstone Road - The Wire

Home-goers catching a late-night local train on the Western Railway in Mumbai in the late 1960s and early 1970s will recall that suddenly, a little after midnight, compartments at Lower Parel and Elphinstone Road would fill to the brim. Mills would run ...and more »

Will not allow bullet train, says MNS chief Raj Thackeray - The Hindu

Mr. Thackeray 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. Ramping up his rhetoric against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Navnirman ...and more »

Crushed: What happened at Mumbai's Elphinstone Road railway station - The Hindu

Scores of people unprepared for rain tried to stay dry on the bridge, while others tried to push through, resulting in a stampede that killed 22 and injured 39. As he cleared the last few steps leading to the foot overbridge (FOB) at Elphinstone Road ...and more »