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Blast at illegal firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala points to need for stricter implementation of SC-imposed ban, safety regulations
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Blast at illegal firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala points to need for stricter implementation of SC-imposed ban, safety regulations

India has seen a steady rise in accidents and fires taking place in the illegal firecracker industry in the country. Just yesterday, 23 people were killed in a firecracker factory blast in Punjab's Batala.

Bawana fire: Delhi Police files chargesheet against factory owner Manoj Jain, six others
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Bawana fire: Delhi Police files chargesheet against factory owner Manoj Jain, six others

Delhi Police on Wednesday filed a charge sheet in a city court against the owner of a firecracker factory in northwest Delhi

Bawana fire: Delhi court remands factory owner to two-day police custody for not cooperating with probe
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Bawana fire: Delhi court remands factory owner to two-day police custody for not cooperating with probe

A court in Delhi remanded the owner of a firecracker storage unit in Bawana industrial area where 17 people were killed in a massive blaze, to police custody for two more days after it was informed that he was not cooperating with the probe

Bawana fire: Congress holds protest, urges Arvind Kejriwal to provide jobs to kin of tragedy
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Bawana fire: Congress holds protest, urges Arvind Kejriwal to provide jobs to kin of tragedy

The women's wing of the Delhi Congress staged a protest outside Arvind Kejriwal's residence demanding government jobs for the kin of the Bawana fire victims and also to ensure that female workers in factories are not paid below the minimum wages

Bawana fire: Delhi court sends firecracker storage unit owner to five-day police custody
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Bawana fire: Delhi court sends firecracker storage unit owner to five-day police custody

A Delhi court has sent the owner of the firecracker storage unit in Bawana area in Delhi, where 17 people were killed in a massive blaze

Bawana fire: Amid municipal failures and neglect, residents and factory workers are no stranger to accidents
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Bawana fire: Amid municipal failures and neglect, residents and factory workers are no stranger to accidents

Firstpost hit ground zero to compile this report on how Bawana suffers the consequence of a state that miserably fails to address the cause.

AAP announces 'Delhi bandh' on 23 January to protest sealing of business establishments, CAIT also announces strike
India

AAP announces 'Delhi bandh' on 23 January to protest sealing of business establishments, CAIT also announces strike

The Aam Aadmi Party will hold a day-long bandh on 23 January in Delhi to protest against the ongoing sealing drive by the BJP-ruled civic bodies and the Centre's move to allow 100 per cent FDI in retail

Bawana fire tragedy: Crime Branch takes over investigation of incident which killed 17; accused sent to judicial custody
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Bawana fire tragedy: Crime Branch takes over investigation of incident which killed 17; accused sent to judicial custody

The probe into the Bawana fire incident that claimed 17 lives was handed over to the Crime Branch from the district police. The case was transferred to the Crime Branch by Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik since it "requires extensive investigation and a proper detailed follow-up", a Delhi Police statement said.

Bawana fire: AAP, BJP engage in war of words over controversial 'video' of North Delhi Mayor
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Bawana fire: AAP, BJP engage in war of words over controversial 'video' of North Delhi Mayor

The Bawana fire tragedy triggered a political blame game in Delhi, which played out in tweets, videos and media statements, as the AAP and the BJP engaged in a war of words.

Bawana Fire: Rahul Gandhi condoles death of factory workers in Delhi, prays for injured to make speedy recovery
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Bawana Fire: Rahul Gandhi condoles death of factory workers in Delhi, prays for injured to make speedy recovery

"My deepest condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the fire at Bawana, Delhi. My prayers and thoughts are with you as you struggle to come to terms with this tragedy," Rahul Gandhi said

Month before Bawana fire, Delhi pollution control body had rapped civic bodies for questionable clearances to factories
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Month before Bawana fire, Delhi pollution control body had rapped civic bodies for questionable clearances to factories

Bawana is not an isolated case, but the entire national capital is a virtual tinderbox as the civic bodies have, over the years, granted factory licences violating norms, according to official records

Bawana fire incident: Delhi Congress demands judicial probe, terms NDMC mayor's statement 'insensitive'
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Bawana fire incident: Delhi Congress demands judicial probe, terms NDMC mayor's statement 'insensitive'

The Delhi unit of the Congress on Sunday demanded a judicial probe into the Bawana factory fire that led to the death of at least 17 persons.

17 killed in fire at Delhi's Bawana: Police arrests factory owner; Arvind Kejriwal govt announces Rs 5 lakh compensation
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17 killed in fire at Delhi's Bawana: Police arrests factory owner; Arvind Kejriwal govt announces Rs 5 lakh compensation

The Delhi Police on Saturday arrested a man in connection to the massive blaze at a firecracker storage unit in outer Delhi's Bawana industrial area, which killed 17 people and injured two others.