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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
"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
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'
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
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.