stampede

Stampede toll in Varanasi reaches 24, PM and UP CM announce ex-gratia

Varanasi/Lucknow: The toll in a stampede, which broke out on Saturday at Rajghat Bridge on Varanasi-Chandauli border under Ramnagar police station of Varanasi district in Uttar Pradesh, has risen to 24 including 15 women. The stampede took place when a devotee of Baba Jai Gurudev among a religious congregation of thousands fell down resulting in the […]

UP govt. transfers four IAS, 70 IPS officers

Lucknow: In a massive administrative reshuffle, the Uttar Pradesh government on Friday transferred 70 IPS and four IAS officers. Police chiefs of 34 districts across the state have been changed. Among the major changes, Pravir Kumar, a 1982-batch IAS , has been posted as the Chairman, Board of Revenue. Senior Superintendent of Police, Bareilly, RK Bhardwaj has […]