22 dead, 35 injured in stampede at Mumbai’s Elphinstone Road station

Saturday, September 30th, 2017
Mumbai stampede

Mumbai : Twenty-two people were killed and 35 others were injured after a stampede broke out on a crowded pedestrian bridge connecting two stations in Mumbai on Friday, one of the worst tragedies to hit the city’s teeming local train network. Two women hailing from Dakshina Kannada Sumalatha Shetty and Sujatha Alva, were members of […]

Mumbai nurse Aruna Shanbaug, in coma since brutal 1973 rape, is dead

Monday, May 18th, 2015
Aruna Shanbaug

Mumbai : Aruna Shanbaug, the former nurse at Mumbai’s King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital who was sexually assaulted by a hospital ward boy in 1973 and had been comatose since then, died on Monday morning. She was 67. KEM Hospital Dean Avinash Supe said police permissions and other formalities are being completed before finalising Shanbaug’s […]