Elphinstone bridge stampede: ‘I thought that was a hoax call’

Often people call and joke over the phone. In one such similar incident, Naresh Kamble’s wife got a call from his friend, to inform her about the tragic Elphinstone bridge stampede in which her husband got injured, which she dismissed thinking as a prank. But, when neighbour’s informed her about the same, she was shocked and rushed to KEM Hospital

Elphinstone bridge stampede: ‘I thought that was a hoax call’At least 23 people were killed and 38 are injured in a stampede at Mumbai’s Elphinstone railway station. The incident occurred during peak hours following rains. Naresh kamble, a Mankhurd resident, who works in a private company at Elphinstone, suffered a leg injury and was lucky to have been survived. Kamble is taking treatment in […]

Elphinstone stampede: ‘If I don’t stay with her now, who will?’

Says a 17-year-old boy about his injured mother gets us back to the same question, who is to blame now and what is the way forward from here

Elphinstone stampede: ‘If I don’t stay with her now, who will?’For the 17 year old Viresh Mahananda Sawant, the incident at the Elphinstone Bridge turned out to be a horrific one. His mother, Mahananda Sawant works as a housekeeper in a company in Parel area. As usual, she left for work in the morning, but unfortunately, she got stuck in the rail-bridge mishap. Sawant is studying […]

Elphinstone stampede: If required, treatment will be given at private hospitals, says Girish Mahajan

On Friday morning, an unfortunate stampede occurred at around 10:30 am, during morning rush hour amid a heavy downpour on a foot-over bridge in Mumbai's Elphinstone station, which connects two of the city's major local lines. Girish Mahajan, Medical Education Minister said, if required, treatment will also be given at private hospitals. And the government will bear the cost

Elphinstone stampede: If required, treatment will be given at private hospitals, says Girish MahajanThe horrific stampede claimed innocent lives, leaving many injured. “39 patients have suffered minor injuries, due to stampede, they felt suffocated. But they are fine now and will be discharged in a day or two. If required, treatment will also be given at private hospitals. And the government will bear the cost of the treatment,” […]

Elphinstone bridge stampede: Had she travelled with her father…

When it rains heavily in Mumbai, it brings back the old fear. This morning saw another tragedy in Mumbai when it was raining heavily. As on Friday, At least 22 passengers were killed, amongst which, 22-year-old Shraddha Varpe lost her life. Surprisingly, her father was also in the same train, but he was lucky to have been survived

Elphinstone bridge stampede: Had she travelled with her father…Like every day, Shraddha Varpe, a 22-year-old resident of Kalyan, who worked in her father’s office, left for work. But this day will haunt Shraddha’s family forever, as, Shraddha will never return. Every day, Shraddha would travel with her father in a gent’s compartment. But today, due to Navratri she wore a saree and headed […]

42-year-old working woman injured in Elphinstone bridge stampede

At least 22 people were killed and 36 are injured in a stampede at Mumbai’s Elphinstone railway station. The incident occurred during peak hours following rains. In this horrific incident, Sharayu Gavde, a 42-year-old woman was injured and suffered chest pain and vomiting

42-year-old working woman injured in Elphinstone bridge stampedeLakhs of people travel from local trains, which is the life-line of Mumbai. And one amongst them is Sharayu Gavde. Unlike every day, Gavde left from home for her workplace, which is located at Jogani Industries in Parel. But little did she know that, an unfortunate incident will leave her scared for the rest of […]

Elphinstone stampede: Passengers suffer serious injuries

At least 22 passengers were killed and 36 are injured in a stampede at Mumbai’s Elphinstone railway station. The incident occurred during peak hours following rains

Elphinstone stampede: Passengers suffer serious injuriesOn Friday, at 10.30 am, when the incident took place the foot over-bridge was heavily crowded. People were standing on the stairs and on the foot over-bridge waiting for the rains to stop. But, in the meanwhile, more and more people kept coming, after which there was a chaos and stampede occurred. 22 people (18 […]

Elphinstone stampede: PM Narendra Modi takes the note of the situation

On Friday, around 10:30 am due to heavy rains, passengers had gathered on Elphinstone and Parel connecting bridge. The stampede took place on foot over bridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations, after which PM Modi took to twitter. Maharashtra Government orders probe

Elphinstone stampede: PM Narendra Modi takes the note of the situationPM Modi tweeted, “My deepest condolences to all those who have lost their lives due to the stampede in Mumbai. Prayers with those who are injured.” He also tweeted, “Situation in Mumbai is being continuously monitored. @PiyushGoyal is in Mumbai taking stock of the situation & ensuring all assistance.” CM Devendra Fadnavis tweeted, “Enquiry will […]

Mumbai: 22 dead, over 39 injured in a stampede at Elphinstone railway station

On Friday, around 10:30 am due to heavy rains, passengers had gathered on Elphinstone and Parel connecting bridge. The stampede took place on foot-over bridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations

Mumbai: 22 dead, over 39 injured in a stampede at Elphinstone railway stationIn a rush-hour stampede, 22 killed (18 male, 4 female)  and over 30 injured, as a crowd tried to leave a narrow foot over-bridge connecting two busy train stations. Injured admitted to KEM Hospital in Parel. While speaking to My Medical Mantra about the unfortunate incident, Niket Kaushik, Railway police commissioner said, “The incident occurred around […]

CHFC to monitor cleanliness in KEM premises

In order to ensure cleanliness in the hospital premises, the KEM Hospital has constituted a Committee on Food, Hygiene, and Cleanliness (CFHC). The committee will keep a close watch on clean water supply and hygiene of food in canteens

CHFC to monitor cleanliness in KEM premisesThe King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital in Mumbai has constituted a Committee on Food, Hygiene, and Cleanliness (CFHC) to ensure the cleanliness of the hospital premises. This committee will also keep a close watch on the clean water supply and hygiene of food in canteens. The committee has been conferred with the powers to take […]

Asian Heart Institute performs its first heart transplant

Navratri is a scared and auspicious festival which brings joy and takes away all the sorrows. While Navratri was truly a blessing as Mumbai’s heart transplant program added yet another success story with Asian Heart Institute of Bandra, operating its first heart transplant patient

Asian Heart Institute performs its first heart transplant  No parent should ever have to mourn the death of their child, but in an unfortunate incident in Latur, the parents of the 19-year-old brain-dead boy, mourned his death, but, at the same time, took a big move by deciding to give a new lease of life, by donating his heart. The parent’s decision […]