Injuries at Festival

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Madhya Pradesh: Over 400 injured in annual 'Gotmar' stone-pelting festival

01 Sep 2019

Madhya Pradesh: Over 400 injured in annual 'Gotmar' stone-pelting festival

Over 400 people were injured in the Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh during the annual 'Gotmar' (stone-pelting) festival on Saturday.

Kartik-Purnima tragedy: 3 dead, 10 injured in Bihar's Begusarai stampede

04 Nov 2017

Kartik-Purnima tragedy: 3 dead, 10 injured in Bihar's Begusarai stampede

At least three women have been killed in a stampede at Simaria Ghat in Bihar's Begusarai as hundreds gathered to participate in Kartik Purnima celebrations today.

Unable to reach hospital on time, boy chokes to death

04 Oct 2017

Unable to reach hospital on time, boy chokes to death

The traffic menace during festivities has claimed yet another life. This time of a four-year-old Mumbai boy who couldn't reach hospital on time, thanks to the traffic jams caused by Durga processions.

Ganpati Visarjan Maharashtra: Celebrations marred by death of 12 people

06 Sep 2017

Ganpati Visarjan Maharashtra: Celebrations marred by death of 12 people

Hundreds of thousands of devotees in Maharashtra bid adieu to Lord Ganesh during the Visarjan rituals yesterday on the last day of the 12-day long Ganeshotsav, Anant Chaturdashi.

Maharashtra: 3 dead, 117 govindas injured in Dahi Handi celebrations

16 Aug 2017

Maharashtra: 3 dead, 117 govindas injured in Dahi Handi celebrations

In a rather unfortunate instance, Dahi Handi celebrations in Maharashtra were marred with several govindas getting injured.

Mumbai: Dahi handi injuries drop by 78% after imposing restrictions

03 Aug 2017

Mumbai: Dahi handi injuries drop by 78% after imposing restrictions

Following restrictions on height of human pyramids and barring minors to participate in Dahi Handi festivals, petitioner Swati Patil told SC that human injuries during festival have significantly reduced since 2014.

285 deaths, 1073 injuries during Myanmar's Thingyan water festival

18 Apr 2017

285 deaths, 1073 injuries during Myanmar's Thingyan water festival

285 people died, while 1073 others were injured during the annual 4-day Thingyan water festival in Myanmar.