Injuries at 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.