Sivakasi Fire News
Sivakasi firecracker mishap kills 8: State govts have failed to learn from the past
Eight people, including six women, died of suffocation as result of excess fumes in a firecracker mishap at the fireworks hub of Sivakasi.
Tamil Nadu: Eight killed in fire cracker mishap at fireworks hub Sivakasi
The mishap, which occurred when a fire broke out while crackers were being offloaded from a vehicle to a shop, comes days ahead of Diwali festival when fireworks units in the district are abuzz with activity
Sivakasi fire: NHRC seeks report from Tamil Nadu
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today sought a report from the Tamil Nadu government on the Sivakasi fire tragedy that claimed 39 lives.
Sivakasi fire: a result of Indians greed for cheap fireworks?
Does India need a new generation of regulatory bodies to handle industrial safety to prevent such instances in the future?
Eleven arrested for Sivakasi fireworks factory blaze
Police in southern India arrested 11 employees of a fireworks factory on Thursday, a day after a massive blaze at the facility killed 40 workers and injured 60 others.