Toll rises to 23 after blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala, with several injured; many still feared to be trapped under debris
Twenty-three people were killed and 27 injured in a blast at a firecracker factory located in a residential area in Punjab's Batala on Wednesday, officials said.
18 killed in blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala; rescue operation underway, many feared trapped under debris
The blast took place around 4 pm at the factory located in a residential area, Inspector General (Border Range) SPS Parmar said. Batala senior medical officer Sanjiv Bhalla said a total 18 people have died in the blast.
Kamala Mills fire: Bombay HC orders setting up of independent panel to 'avoid repetition of such incidents'
The Bombay High Court on Friday ordered setting up of a three-member committee, led by a retired high court judge, to probe into the Kamala Mills fire incident that claimed 14 lives in December, 2017.
Kamala Mills fire: Congress delegation meets Governor Vidyasagar Rao to demand CBI probe, BMC chief's suspension
The Congress in Maharashtra on Tuesday demanded a CBI probe into the Kamala Mills Compound fire and suspension of BMC commissioner Ajoy Mehta over the incident that resulted in the death of 14 people in December, 2017.
Kamala Mills fire: Mojo's Bistro co-owner Yug Tulli refused anticipatory bail by Mumbai sessions court
A sessions court on Friday rejected the anticipatory bail application of Yug Tulli, the absconding co-owner of the Mojo's Bistro pub, in the Kamala Mills fire case.
Kamala Mills fire: Mojo's Bistro owner Yug Pathak arrested; Rs 1 lakh reward for information on absconding 1Above owners
The Mumbai Police arrested Mojo's Bistro owner Yug Pathak on Saturday, a day after a BMC report Police revealed that the Kamala Mills fire actually originated at the high-end pub
Kamala Mills fire: Mojo's Bistro owners booked for culpable homicide day after report finds blaze began at pub
Police have booked the owners of Mojo's Bistro for culpable homicide not amounting to murder in connection with last month's massive fire in Kamala Mills compound, a day after a probe revealed that the blaze started from the high-end pub.
The Opposition parties on Saturday took serious umbrage at Brihanmumbai Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta's shocking statement that he was under pressure "to go slow" on the probe into the pub fire that killed 14 on 29 December, 2017.
A week after the a massive blaze in Mumbai's Kamala Mills compound killed 14 people, the family members of one of the victims have criticised the fire and safety laws and slammed the prime minister.
Urban affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri calls Kamala Mills fire 'wake up call' for Delhi, slams 'rampant flouting' of fire safety norms
A day after a massive fire in a central Mumbai rooftop pub claimed 14 lives, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday said it was a "wake-up call" for Delhi and called for "zero tolerance" towards those flouting fire and safety norms in the national capital.
Kamala Mills fire: Police files FIRs against owners of 1Above, Mojo's Bistro over illegal constructions
In another development concerning the Kamala Mills fire tragedy which killed 14 people during a birthday bash, the Mumbai Police has booked the owners of Mojo's Bistro, 1Above and the owner of the mills for illegal constructions.
Kamala Mills fire: Nitesh Rane alleges Mumbai restaurants breach safety norms by bribing BMC officials
Congress MLA Nitesh Rane alleged that many restaurants get away with breach of safety norms by bribing civic officials
Kamala Mills compound fire kills 14, injures 21: Blatant violation of safety norms, claimed lives of young revelers
The Mumbai commissioner will submit a report and anybody found guilty in the incident will not be spared. All illegal construction would also be demolished at war footing," the chief minister said.
Kamala Mills compound fire: Hema Malini says 'too much population' behind frequent accidents in Mumbai
Reacting to the massive fire at a rooftop pub in Mumbai which claimed 14 lives, BJP MP Hema Malini on Friday said such accidents occur due to high population and suggested that a population limit should be fixed for each city.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi through a tweet in Marathi on Friday demanded that those found guilty in connection with the fire at a rooftop pub in central Mumbai, which claimed 14 lives
A major fire broke out in a building inside the Kamala Mills Compound in Lower Parel area of Mumbai killing at least 14 people, including 12 women, most of them in their twenties and thirties late on Thursday evening
Following the devastating fire that burned out 14 lives in earlier in the day in Mumbai, hotels and restaurants associations on Friday admitted that there a need for better infrastructure, particularly for fire safety.
Kamala Mills fire, Elphinstone Road stampede, August deluge: Tragedies that struck Mumbai in 2017 on the 29th
India's financial capital was rocked by three tragedies in 2017 — a deluge, a stampede and a major blaze — all on the 29th.
Kamala Mills fire: TV9 news channel employees recall narrow escape after massive blaze engulfed building
About 15 employees of the <em>TV9 </em> Marathi channel working the night shift had a providential escape when a fire broke out shortly after midnight in a pub above their ground floor office
Kamala Mills fire: BJP's Kirit Somaiya alleges collusion between BMC, building owners over violation of fire safety norms
Building complexes that have come up in mill compounds in Mumbai have become death threats, a BJP member said in the Lok Sabha on Friday, alleging collusion between municipal authorities and their owners for violation of fire regulations.