All 34 injured out of hospital, say cops.
Suspek berumur 25 tahun itu ditahan di sekitar Batu Caves pada pukul 3 pagi tadi dan direman selama 4 hari sehingga Jumaat.
Police say it is possible that the fire crackers had exceeded their expiry date, as they exploded on the road instead of in the air.
3 mangsa dihantar ke Hospital Selayang, 2 ke HKL, seorang mangsa ke Hospital Sungai Buloh manakala 28 lagi dihantar ke klinik kesihatan berhampiran.
Villagers suffer illness and hardship with no electricity or clean water.
Before this, normal lightbulbs were used which emitted much more heat.
Following an outcry from animal rights activists, the board says devotees themselves should draw the chariot.
Penyumbang dicadangkan menyerahkan sebahagian makanan kepada badan yang bertugas mengagihkan makanan kepada mereka yang memerlukan.
At least 3,000 tonnes of food waste is generated during the festivities, says the consumer group.
Twenty-six devotees were injured in a firecracker explosion during Thaipusam celebration near the Sri Subramaniya Swami Temple in Sungai Petani.
Kejadian berlaku kira-kira 8.30 malam ketika orang ramai menyaksikan perarakan kereta berhala diarak keluar daripada kuil berkenaan.
Johor royalty were joined by non-Hindus who witnessed thousands of Hindu devotees perform religious rituals in Sri Subramaniar temple in Johor Bahru.
Netizens and the Penang Hindu Endowment Board are not happy that bulls were used to pull the Silver Chariot, with about 15 people on it, in Penang.
The prime minister says changing the attitude and values of the community cannot be done overnight.
Timbalan perdana menteri itu juga berjanji akan memujuk perdana menteri menambah bantuan kepada masyarakat India dalam waktu terdekat.
Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng says the Federal Court’s decision ensures the constitutional rights of both parents are respected.
Hindraf urges Selangor MB to urgently step in and prevent a clash with Selayang Municipal Council enforcement team.
Penang Hindu Endowments Board commissioner says any attempt to rush the processions of the two chariots will stifle Thaipusam celebrations.
With prices of coconuts going up at least 50%, the Consumers Association of Penang reminds devotees to remember real significance of ritual and protect the environment.
MHS president RS Mohan Shan says Hindu communities all over the world take precautions against the negative impact of the eclipse on them.
Lidah pengarang NGO berhaluan kanan itu membidas menteri beragama Islam sambil mendakwa orang 'kafir' menghalang kemajuan Islam di Malaysia.
Trust that runs the famous silver chariot also announces RM25,000 donation to charitable organisations.
Second year for Sultan Ibrahim at close of Chinese New Year celebrations in state capital, as Tunku Ismail joins ruler after having graced Thaipusam festival last week.
Seventy people begin sorting out the money, cheques and jewellery donated by devotees during the religious festival.