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Stampede at Godavari Maha Pushkaram 2015 Could Have Been Avoided

The Godavari Maha Pushakaralu returned after 144 years but so is the tragedy with 27 killed in a stampede that took place this morning between 7.30 am and 8 am with mostly elderly people being the victims. Ironic but the trigger to panic stampede was caused when people rushed towards one of the gates at Kotagummam ghat on the banks of the ...

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SC Denies to Intervene in Sai Baba Vs Shankaracharya Controversy

After a statement made by Shankaracharya of Dwarkapeeth on worshipping Sai Baba, the Supreme Court on Monday denied intervening in the controversy, clearing it as a subject of faith. Regarding the controversy sparked by Shankaracharya Swaroopananda Saraswati, the apex court stated that Sai Baba devotees can file a civil suit or criminal case against Shankaracharya if their right to worship ...

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