Mumbai Building Collapse

  • Mumbai building collapse: Two dead, five injured 14-03-2014 05:37 PM

    Mumbai: Two people died while five others were injured when a seven-storey building collapsed in Vakola area of Mumbai on Friday morning. Locals said that a lawyer used to reside in the building even though the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation had issued a notice for its demolition. Apart from the lawyer,...
  • Watch: A 7-storey building in Mumbai collapses like a pack of cards 14-03-2014 03:19 PM

    A 7-storey building in Mumbai's Vakola area collapsed like a pack of cards on Friday morning. One person died while three others were rescued. Rescue operations are underway. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Why is Mumbai crumbling? 02-11-2013 09:58 PM

    CNN-IBN brings you how builder-politician-bureaucrat nexus is choking Mumbai and why housing policies like slum, clusters redevelopment have failed? ...
  • Mumbai building collapse: Survivor shoots his ordeal under debris 30-09-2013 11:20 AM

    A survivor in the Mumbai building collapse shot video as he was trapped under the debris for hours together before being rescued. Sixty one people died in the tragedy and 32 others were injured. ...
  • Mumbai building collapse fallout: 95 buildings declared dangerous to live in 30-09-2013 08:55 AM

    Mumbai: The recent Mumbai building collapse, in which 61 people died and dozens injured, is a stark reminder of how authorities have turned a blind eye to the many illegal constructions in the city. Mumbai's municipal body has now finally declared 95 buildings as dangerous to live in. Around 150...
  • Mumbai building collapse: BMC suspends 7 engineers 30-09-2013 07:55 AM

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) suspended seven engineers on Sunday in connection with the residential building collapse in Mazgaon on Friday. The suspended engineers are executive engineer M N Patel, assistant engineer M K Redekar, assistant engineer I N Aley, assistant engineer N S Ghadge, assistant engineer Rahul Jadhav, deputy...
  • Mumbai building collapse: Shiv Sena blames BMC commissioner 30-09-2013 12:23 AM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena on Sunday said Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) commissioner Sitaram Kunte was responsible for the building collapse in Mazgaon area in which 61 people were killed. "Kunte is the agent of Mantralaya (state secretariat). He follows the Chief Minister's directions. If the accused are to be named, then...
  • Mumbai: Death toll in building collapse rises to 61 29-09-2013 07:42 AM

    Mumbai: The death toll in the residential building collapse on Dockyard road in Mumbai has risen to 61. The four-storey building, owned by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, collapsed on Friday morning. Around 32 people were injured in the incident. NDRF Deputy Commandment Sachidanand Gawde said, "In total we have extracted...
  • Mumbai building collapse: Death toll rises to 50, many feared trapped 28-09-2013 06:51 PM

    Mumbai: The death toll in the building that had collapse on Friday on the Dockyard road in south Mumbai has risen to 50. Many people are still feared to be trapped in the debris. More than 30 hours later, relief and rescue work continue at the site of the dockyard...
  • Mumbai: Death toll in building collapse rises to 50 28-09-2013 12:13 PM

    Mumbai: A 4-storey residential building collapsed on Friday on the Dockyard road in south Mumbai, killing 50 people. Many people are feared to be trapped in the debris. One 'Mamamiyan Decorator' has been arrested for the incident. He had a godown on the ground floor and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation...
  • Mumbai building collapse: 1 arrested for illegally altering the construction 28-09-2013 09:47 AM

    Mumbai: A day after the four-storey building collapsed at Dockyard road of south Mumbai, one 'Mamamiyan Decorator' has been arrested for the incident on Saturday. He had a godown on the ground floor and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation had registered a police case against him for illegal alterations. In the...
  • Mumbai: Onlookers cheer as rescue team pulls out 5-year-old girl alive from debris 28-09-2013 08:49 AM

    It was a proud moment for fire brigade and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel, after they pulled out a five-year-old girl alive from the debris of the ill-fated BMC building which collapsed in Mumbai on Friday. Even though Bhagyashree Kamble, came out weeping at around 1 pm, six hours...
  • Four-storey building collapses in Mumbai, 9 dead, over 30 injured 27-09-2013 09:02 PM

    New Delhi: Nine people have died and more than 30 people suffered injury after four-storey building collapsed in Mumbai on Friday. 21 families were trapped when this four-storey residential building collapsed on Dockyard road early in the morning. "I was sleeping with my brother when I heard a huge sound....
  • Local leader blames officials for Mumbai building collapse 27-09-2013 06:21 PM

    Local leader Yashwant Jadhav blamed the administration and it's negligence for the Mumbai Building collapse that took place on Friday. Jadhav claimed last month he advised the administration to shift the residents of the building to a safer location till it gets repaired but no one listened. ...
  • Mumbai: Four-storeyed building collapses; 5 dead, 6 injured 22-06-2013 10:57 AM

    Mumbai: Just a day after Mumbra building collapse, similar incident took place in a crowded suburb of Mumbai. Five people are dead and atleast six injured when a four-storeyed building collapsed early Saturday morning in Dahisar. Nine people, mostly hawkers and the building watchman have been pulled out from the...
  • Mumbai building collapse: When will the authorities wake up? 11-06-2013 08:58 PM

    A CAG report accessed by CNN-IBN reveals that nearly 38 people have died in such collapses between 2008 and 2011 in Mumbai. While housing authorities have failed to implement existing provisions, a comprehensive law for relief and rehabilitation is yet to be framed. ...
  • Mumbai's illegal buildings: Is the entire system corrupt from top to bottom? 11-04-2013 10:52 PM

    Maharashtra government has suspended 37 police constables after a sting operation showed them demanding and accepting a bribe to allow illegal construction in the city. ...
  • Thane collapse: 2 kids to be handed over to orphanage 07-04-2013 04:54 PM

    Thane: Failing to trace their parents, authorities here have decided to hand over, for now, two girls who were rescued from debris of the unauthorised building that collapsed in Shil Phata area here to an orphanage. One of the girls is an 8 months old baby while the other is...
  • My wife and daughter are still missing after the collapse: Survivor 05-04-2013 08:19 PM

    Forty eight people have reportedly died and over 60 have been injured in Maharashtra's worst building collapse in a decade, after a seven-storied under-construction illegal building collapsed in Thane on Thursday. Suraj, a survivor, was at work when the building collapsed. His wife and daughter have gone missing. ...
  • Mumbai: 24 dead, over 64 injured in Thane building collapse 05-04-2013 06:15 AM

    Thane: Twenty four people were killed and over 64 injured when a seven-storied under-construction building collapsed in Thane on Thursday, Disaster Management Control Cell of the Thane Municipal Corporation said. A case of culpable homicide has been registered against the builder, who remains untraceable. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and...
  • Mumbai: 9 feared dead, over 40 injured in building collapse 04-04-2013 08:33 PM

    Mumbai: Nearly nine people died and over 40 people were injured when an under-construction building in Thane collapsed partially on Thursday evening. The incident took place at 6.30 pm following which fire tenders and medical teams were rushed to the spot. Sources say that many more are feared buried under...
  • Shopowner's negligence caused Mumbai building collapse 27-08-2009 01:35 AM

    The police have registered a fresh case against the shop owners. ...