‘I wish I had dropped her to station yesterday’

Says husband of a 28-year-old Shraddha Nagaonkar, who was shocked by the dreadful incident but she is recuperating well after the injury. However, for a lot of people, the injuries have left an indelible impression. Those injured in the mishap yesterday, have been given a financial aid of Rs 50,000 in cash by the rail authorities, claim families

The gruesome Friday stampede not only snatched away the loved ones of their families but also left dozens of people injured. But for those who are injured, the scars are not only on the body but also on their mind. And amongst one of them is Shraddha Nagaonkar. If you happened to visit ward number […]

Mother faints after watching injured daughter, admitted in KEM

Reshma Kadam was one of the victims that got injured in the Elphinstone Road stampede on September 29. Among others, she also was hospitalised in KEM Hospital. Reshma’s mother, Pramita rushed to KEM after being informed about the stampede. After watching her daughter injured, Pramita became unconscious and had to be shifted to a separate ward in KEM Hospital

It’s said a mother could never watch an injury on her child’s body whether how grown up is the child, same is the case with a 27-year-old Reshma Kadam. Reshma was one of the victims that got injured in the stampede that occurred at Elphinstone Station in Mumbai on September 29. Among others, she also […]

Younger brother loses life while elder one left injured

In the gruesome stampede that claimed the lives of 23 people at Mumbai’s Elphinstone Road station, two siblings, Akash Parab (19) and Rohit (11) also became victims in the accident. While the elder brother suffered severe injuries in the accident, the younger one couldn’t survive

In the gruesome stampede that occurred on September 29 during the peak hours at Mumbai’s Elphinstone Road station, there were two brothers who suffered an inexplicable tragedy in the accident. A 19-year-old Akash Parab and his 11-year-old younger brother Rohit left from Kanjurmarg in the morning of September 29 to reach Elphinstone Road. Both of […]

Elphinstone Stampede: Death toll rises to 23

On Friday morning, the horrific stampede that occurred at around 10:30 am, during morning rush hour amidst a heavy downpour on a foot-over bridge in Mumbai's Elphinstone station has claimed 23 lives as of now with 32 still admitted at the hospital and two have taken discharged against doctor's medical advice

The Friday’s Elphinstone-Parel Bridge stampede claimed another life after Satyendra Kanojia, who was critically injured and admitted in intensive care unit of KEM Hospital , succumbed to his injuries on Saturday morning. The death toll is now 23. According to the hospital officials, Kanojia, who was one of the 61 casualties brought to the hospital on Friday, had severe […]

‘Stampede could have been avoided, if people had not panicked’

On Friday, At least 23 people were killed and 38 were injured in a stampede at foot- over bridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Rupesh Ahir, a survivor of this horrific incident, recounts it

Unlike every day, 26-year-old Rupesh Aahir, a Shahad resident, left fo Parel (his workplace). But on Friday,  Rupesh’s journey  was not  ‘happy’ as he was one of those who were caught in the unfortunate stampede. Recounting the mishap, Rupesh said that it was pouring and people had gathered on the bridge to take a shelter, […]

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

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 […]

To protest against the assault on doctors, IMA doctors to fast on October 2

Pune chapter of Indian Medical Association (IMA) expressed its disapproval over the current proposed law by the government over cut practice. Further, IMA doctors, across the country, will be going on a symbolic fast on October 2, to protest against the increasing incidents of assaults on the doctors

On Friday, in a press conference, Pune chapter of Indian Medical Association (IMA) mentioned that across the country, IMA doctors will be going on a symbolic fast on October 2, to protest against the no-decision of the government to make any concrete laws to address the increasing assaults on the doctors. During the interaction, IMA also […]

Pump up: 5 healthy heart tips

Lack of exercise, a poor diet and other unhealthy habits can take their toll over the years. Dr Nihar Mehta, consultant cardiologist at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, gives 5 simple steps to look after your heart

Pump up: 5 healthy heart tipsIndia has rapidly become the capital of metabolic diseases over the globe.This term encompasses a combination of ‘high’ - body weight, blood pressure, blood sugars and blood cholesterol, a disease of excess. These metabolic diseases lead to heart diseases like heart attacks, heart failure and fluctuations in heart rate (arrhythmia), said Dr Nihar Mehta, consultant […]

‘Be fit to be happy’

Says Dr Sargam Soni, Mumbai’s gynaecologist and fertility expert and the founder-head of Devdaan foundation. Discipline, Dedication and determination are the words synonymous to her. Dr Soni who is redefining fitness is a gym-junkie and also has also been a face of some brands. Come what may, she never compromises with her fitness routine. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Soni spills the beans on her fitness formulas

If you happen to meet Dr Sargam Soni, there is no way that you wouldn’t be in awe of her toned body and beautiful smile. She swears by her fitness regime and says that, if you need to be happy- you need to be fit, by mind and soul. Her usual day starts at 6.30 am. She consumes 1 […]

Three youths come forward to lend a helping hand, when no one else did

In the Elphinstone stampede that unfolded today before our eyes Mumbai witness a gruesome spectacle, but these three youths reminded us not to be mere spectators in an emeregency or a diastarous situation. While performing this random act of kindness, they noticed that their fellow Mumbaikars were just bystanders to this incident who were busy clicking pictures on their phone, some of them were even making video recordings. This is a good example to follow

The horrific scenes and gruesome images of the Elphinstone stampede will be etched in our collective memory for several weeks and for the people have lost their loves today will endure these scars forever. A story which stands out today is a story of three friends who help people in spite of the horror and […]