Mumbai Building Collapse

  • Mumbai building collapse: Two dead, five injured March 14, 2014

    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, the building...
  • Watch: A 7-storey building in Mumbai collapses like a pack of cards March 14, 2014

    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? November 2, 2013

    CNNIBN brings you how builderpoliticianbureaucrat nexus is choking Mumbai and why housing policies like slum, clusters redevelopment have failed? ...
  • Mumbai building collapse: Survivor shoots his ordeal under debris September 30, 2013

    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 September 30, 2013

    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 September 30, 2013

    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 superintendent...
  • Mumbai building collapse: Shiv Sena blames BMC commissioner September 30, 2013

    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 Kunte's...
  • Mumbai: Death toll in building collapse rises to 61 September 29, 2013

    Mumbai: The death toll in the residential building collapse on Dockyard road in Mumbai has risen to 61. The fourstorey 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 September 28, 2013

    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 September 28, 2013

    Mumbai: A 4storey 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 had...
  • Mumbai building collapse: 1 arrested for illegally altering the construction September 28, 2013

    Mumbai: A day after the fourstorey 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 incident,...
  • Mumbai: Onlookers cheer as rescue team pulls out 5yearold girl alive from debris September 28, 2013

    It was a proud moment for fire brigade and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel, after they pulled out a fiveyearold girl alive from the debris of the illfated BMC building which collapsed in Mumbai on Friday. Even though Bhagyashree Kamble, came out weeping at around 1 pm, six hours after...
  • Fourstorey building collapses in Mumbai, 9 dead, over 30 injured September 27, 2013

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

    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: Fourstoreyed building collapses; 5 dead, 6 injured June 22, 2013

    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 fourstoreyed building collapsed early Saturday morning in Dahisar. Nine people, mostly hawkers and the building watchman have been pulled out from the debris....
  • Mumbai building collapse: When will the authorities wake up? June 11, 2013

    A CAG report accessed by CNNIBN 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? April 11, 2013

    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 April 7, 2013

    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 April 5, 2013

    Forty eight people have reportedly died and over 60 have been injured in Maharashtra's worst building collapse in a decade, after a sevenstoried underconstruction 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 April 5, 2013

    Thane: Twenty four people were killed and over 64 injured when a sevenstoried underconstruction 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 April 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Nearly nine people died and over 40 people were injured when an underconstruction 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 August 27, 2009

    The day after the 5-storey Yusuf manzil collapsed at Lamington road in Mumbai, killing an 83-year-old, some serious lapses in preventing such incidents have come to light. ...
  • Mumbai building collapse kills old woman, injures nine August 26, 2009

    Mumbai: A building in Mumbai collapsed on Tuesday night trapping eight people inside the debris. One 83-year-old woman died. Angry residents say the authorities ignored their warnings of the danger posed by illegal construction. The 70-year-old Khatau Mansion on the busy Lamington Road in the South Central region of the...