Nearly a year after Kamala Mills fire, BMC finds gross illegalities, violations in compound premises
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), in its ongoing inspection of the Kamala Mills Compound premises, has found gross illegalities, including rampant floor space index (FSI) misuse, and amalgamation and alterations of balconies without permission in many units.
Kamala Mills fire: Judicial panel says hookah at Mojo’s Bistro led to blaze, recommends action against owners of building, two eateries
The committee also recommended action against a co-owner of the premises and owners of the two restaurants, blaming them for the incident. The fire at two rooftop restaurants — Mojo's Bistro and '1Above' — at Kamala Mills Compound in central Mumbai on 29 December, 2017 claimed 14 lives.
Kamala Mills fire: Judicial panel recommends action against owners of compound, Mojo's Bistro, 1Above
The fire at two rooftop restaurants — Mojo's Bistro and '1Above' — at Kamala Mills Compound in central Mumbai on 29 December, 2017 claimed 14 lives.
A sessions court rejected the bail pleas of three owners of '1 Above' pub and a co-owner of the adjacent 'Mojo's Bistro' in the Kamala Mills fire case, but granted bail to two employees.
The Bombay High Court directed the Maharashtra government and the city police to file affidavits in response to a petition of seven members of a family, who were injured in a fire at Kamala Mills
The Maharashtra government informed the Bombay High Court that retired chief justice of the court AV Savant was appointed as the chairperson of a three-member committee to probe the Kamala Mills Compound fire incident that claimed 14 lives in December. The high court had ordered for the committee to be set up to conduct an inquiry into the incident.
A sessions court in Mumbai on Saturday rejected the bail application of Yug Tulli, a co-owner of Mojo's Bistro pub, in the Kamala Mills Compound fire case.
Kamala Mills co-owner Ravi Surajmal Bhandari moves SC seeking bail, says he can't be held liable for fire
A co-owner of Mumbai's Kamala Mills told the Supreme Court that he cannot be held liable for the fire tragedy that claimed 14 lives in December last year
Kamala Mills fire: Compound owner Ravi Bhandari moves SC challenging his arrest, calls it 'illegal detention'
The owner of Mumbai's Kamala Mills on Friday moved the Supreme Court challenging his arrest in connection with a fire that claimed 14 lives in December last year.
Kamala Mills fire: Bombay HC raps Maharashtra govt over 'meaningless', 'copy-pasted reply' on aid to probe panel
The observations came after the Maharashtra govt filed a two-page reply, stating that it was the BMC's responsibility to provide office space and other infrastructure for the judicial committee.
Kamala Mills fire occurred due to wrong policies of previous Congress-NCP govt, says Devendra Fadnavis
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis blamed wrong policies of the previous government for the Kamala Mills Compound fire in Mumbai, and announced a probe into the alleged procedural lapses in the redevelopment of the mill land.
Bombay HC terms Kamala Mills fire a BMC failure, says blaze couldn't have occurred without connivance of officials
The fire at the Kamala Mills compound in Mumbai that claimed 14 lives could not have happened without the connivance of officials in the illegal activities going on there, said the Bombay HC
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: BMC informs Bombay HC there is no need for judicial inquiry, says civic body is already probing matter
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) told the Bombay High Court on Thursday that there was no need for judicial inquiry into the fire at two restaurants in Kamala Mills compound last year.
Bombay HC on Kamala Mills fire: Besides civic body, govt also responsible for checking if establishments are following norms
Bombay HC said besides the city civic body the govt also had some responsibility to check that hotels, restaurants and bars were following all norms and conditions.
Lower Parel blaze: Director of Kamala Mills Ltd moves Bombay HC, seeks quashing of culpable homicide case
Director of Kamala Mills Ltd has approached Bombay HC seeking to quash culpable case registered against him in connection with fire in Kamala Mills compound
A magistrate's court on Thursday rejected the bail applications of owners of the two pubs in Kamala Mills compound here where a massive fire claimed 14 lives last month.
More than a fortnight after the Kamala Mills tragedy, this will be the eighth big arrests made in the case, where the rich and mighty were charged with non-compliance of safety norms and negligence resulting in loss of lives.
Mumbai Police arrest Kamala mills director, fire brigade officer and hookah company owner fortnight after blaze
Mumbai Police arrested Kamala mills director Ravi Bhandari, Fire Brigade officer Patil and Nirvana hookah company owner Pandey in connection to the Kamala Mills fire
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.