Firecrackers

  • Nagar panchayat member arrested for illegally storing crackers 21-09-2013 03:23 PM

    A member of the nagar panchayat in the Raya town of Mathura was arrested after illegally stored firecrackers were allegedly seized from his house, police said on Saturday. "Bura was arrested after different varieties of firecrackers were recovered yesterday from his house in Pattharwali Gali here," Deputy SP Rajendra Singh...
  • Diwali: Fire fighters attend over 50 calls in Delhi 13-11-2012 09:40 PM

    New Delhi: Fire fighters in the national capital attended over 50 calls tonight about fire-related incidents from across the city as Delhiites celebrated Diwali bursting crackers. The fire brigade got calls from almost all parts of the city but almost all of them were minor incidents. In the 20 hours...
  • UP: 8 killed, 12 injured in firecracker explosion 13-11-2012 11:02 AM

    Auraiya (UP): Eight persons, including six members of a family, were killed and 12 others injured on Tuesday in an explosion in a house where fire-crackers were being manufactured illegally for the Diwali festival. The explosion took place at the house in Yaqoobpur town in Bela police station area this...
  • Children forced into hazardous firecrackers making 13-11-2012 03:49 AM

    Kendrapara: With demand for firecrackers swelling during Diwali, children are forced to help manufacture hazardous firecrackers in several villages in Odisha's Kendrapara district. The scene in villages, including Putinga, Keruan, Garapur and Sujanagar, is largely the same. These are hubs of locally made palm-leaf firecrackers. Children sit together making them,...
  • Gujarat: Fire breaks out at firecracker market in Vadodara 10-11-2012 05:44 PM

    Vadodara: A major fire broke out at a firecracker market in Vadodara on Saturday. The market had been temporarily set up for the sale of firecrackers for the festival of Diwali. According to sources, ten fire tenders were rushed to the spot. There have been no reports of damages or...
  • CJ: Delhi flouts SC's ban on firecrackers 20-10-2009 01:57 AM

    In 2005, the Supreme Court had banned the use of firecrackers post 10:00 pm. ...
  • CJ reports cracker deadline flouted on Diwali 30-10-2008 12:42 AM

    CJ Debashish Bhattacharya found nobody respecting the SC rule on Diwali night. ...
  • Mumbai still a clean city after Diwali fireworks 10-11-2007 09:04 PM

    New Delhi: With just three months to go for the 2011 Cricket World Cup, Pakistan cricket will have to fall back heavily on either retired cricketers or their bench strength after four more players were named by bokkie Mazhar Majeed for being involved in match-fixing, taking the total number of...
  • Kids play with fire, make crackers 14-11-2006 10:03 AM

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  • Briton burns bum with firecracker 10-11-2006 05:38 PM

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  • Mumbai fireworks set to crack a record 19-10-2006 05:36 PM

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