Thane Building Collapse

  • Death toll in Thane garment factory building collapse rises to 6 05-07-2013 02:40 PM

    Thane: The death toll in the garment factory building collapse in Thane has gone up to six while 26 people have been injured. The 2-storeyed building in Bhiwandi collapsed late on Wednesday night. The police has arrested the architect of the building but five others remain absconding. The Rescue operations...
  • Thane garment factory building collapse: 4 dead, 26 injured 04-07-2013 07:19 PM

    Thane: The death toll in the garment factory building collapse in Thane has gone up to four while 26 people have been injured. The 2-storeyed building in Bhiwandi collapsed late on Wednesday night. Close to 15 people have been rescued so far and at least three people are still trapped...
  • Thane garment factory building collapse: 2 dead, 26 injured 04-07-2013 03:00 PM

    Thane: The death toll in the garment factory building collapse in Thane has gone up to two while 26 people have been injured. The 2-storeyed building in Bhiwandi collapsed late on Wednesday night. Close to 15 people have been rescued so far and seven people still trapped in the debris....
  • Thane: Garment factory building collapses; 1 dead, 24 injured 04-07-2013 08:20 AM

    Thane: Yet another building collapsed in Thane late on Wednesday night leaving one person dead and 24 injured in Bhiwandi. Close to 15 people have been rescued so far and seven people still reportedly trapped in the debris. Locals say the building housed a garment factory. Officials say that prima...
  • Police file chargesheet against 27 for building crash 25-06-2013 12:11 AM

    Thane: Over two months after 74 people were killed in a building collapse in Thane, police on Monday filed a chargesheet against 27 accused, which included real estate developers, civic officials and a local corporator. The 3,000-page document, which has shown five accused as absconding, was filed in the Thane...
  • Thane: Death toll in Mumbra building collapse rises to 6, 14 injured 21-06-2013 10:10 AM

    Mumbai: Two months after the tragic building collapse in Mumbra, a similar incident took place again on Thursday night. Six people are dead and atleast 14 injured when a three-storeyed building collapsed in Mumbra district. Eight fire engines were rushed to the spot and authorities fear more people may be...
  • Thane: 71 pc party offices illegal, over 60 pc belong to Shiv Sena 04-06-2013 07:31 AM

    Mumbai: For hundreds of families, April 4 was a day of horror when a building collapsed in Thane. Two months on and over 20 arrests later, a CNN-IBN investigation brings you the shocking truth underlining the real estate business in Maharashtra. Let alone cramped residential buildings, documents show even offices...
  • Thane building collapse: Court refuses bail to officials 17-05-2013 10:17 PM

    Thane: A local court on Friday rejected the bail applications of four officials of Thane Municipal Corporation in a case related to last month's building collapse in the district in which 74 persons were killed. Judge KR Warrier said as the probe was on and the chargesheet was yet to...
  • Thane building collapse: Nurse seeks to adopt survivor 10-05-2013 08:31 AM

    Mumbai: Scarred by the loss of her loved ones in the horrific building collapse in Mumbra in Thane - Sandhya Thakkur, after being miraculously rescued was unable to even open her eyes to those tending to her at the hospital. The little girl symbolised the tragedy in Mumbra. But now,...
  • Thane building collapse: Prosecution opposes accused's bail plea 08-05-2013 10:36 AM

    Thane: The prosecution in the Thane building crash case on Tuesday opposed the bail pleas of two senior municipal officers arrested for the tragedy which claimed the lives of 74 people last month. Suspended Deputy Municipal Commissioner Deepak Chavan and Assistant Municipal Commissioner Shayam Thorbole were among 22 persons arrested...
  • Thane building collapse: Civic official arrested 24-04-2013 10:11 PM

    Thane: With the arrest of a Deputy Municipal Commissioner of Thane Municipal Corporation on Wednesday night, the number of arrests in connection with the building collapse in Mumbra area has gone up to 22. DMC Srikant Sarmokdam, whose name was found in the diary of the builder (already arrested), was...
  • Thane building collapse: 21 accused remanded in judicial custody 20-04-2013 08:43 PM

    Thane: As many as 21 accused, including builders and officers of Thane Municipal Corporation, arrested in connection with the collapse of an illegal building at Mumbra, were on Thursday remanded in judicial custody till May 3. Seventy-four people were killed and scores injured when the unauthorised under-construction building located in...
  • Thane building collapse: Police arrest 2 more for the tragedy 14-04-2013 09:34 PM

    Thane: Two more arrests have been made by the police in connection with the Thane building collapse in which 74 people lost their lives. The arrest of a municipal clerk Suhas Waghmare and driver of arrested DMC Deepak Chavan, Ramdas, has taken the number of those in police's custody for...
  • Mumbra observes bandh over demolition drive 12-04-2013 08:03 PM

    Thane: The Mumbra township in the district, which saw the death of 74 people after an illegal building came down crashing last week, on Friday observed a bandh to protest the ongoing demolition drive and demand rehabilitation of those affected. Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) launched a demolition drive against unauthorised...
  • Thane building collapse: Two more arrested for the tragedy 12-04-2013 09:25 AM

    Thane: Two more arrests have been made by the Thane Police in connection with the Mumbra building collapse case. The arrest of suspended Assistant Municipal Commissioner of the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) Shyam Thorbole and Hadis Ulla Chowdhury, a partner of the builders earlier arrested by the Thane Police, has...
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  • News 360: Won't accept any party post till I'm cleared of charges in 1984 riots, says Tytler 11-04-2013 09:32 PM

    Former Union Minister Jagdish Tytler broke his silence, a day after a Delhi court rejected the CBI clean chit to him in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. Tytler said he will not take any party post till he's cleared of all charges. ...
  • Thane building collapse: Another municipality official arrested 11-04-2013 08:30 PM

    Thane: A suspended assistant municipal commissioner of the Thane Municipal Corporation was on Thursday arrested in connection with last week's building collapse here in which 74 people were killed, taking the number of those taken into custody for the tragedy to 14, police said. Shyam Thorbole, the assistant municipal commissioner,...
  • Mumbai illegal constructions: Will swift action be taken against senior police officers? 11-04-2013 07:44 PM

    On Thursday, 37 police officials, including 36 constables, were suspended following a sting that showed 15 Kurla policemen accepting bribes for allowing illegal constructions in the area, just days after the Thane building collapse. ...
  • Mumbai illegal constructions: Senior police official suspended 11-04-2013 07:08 PM

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Thursday suspended a senior police officer in connection with the sting operation that showed 15 policemen in Kurla taking bribes to allow illegal construction in the area. The total number of suspended policemen is now 37. Thirty six constables were suspended earlier in the day....
  • Mumbai: Biggest rehabilitation scheme is a sham 11-04-2013 06:43 PM

    Mumbai: Barely a week after the Mumbra building collapse in which 74 people were killed, CNN-IBN has found out that three lakh people, housed as part of Mumbai's biggest rehabilitation scheme for those displaced by infrastructure projects, are living in crumbling buildings constructed with substandard material and in imminent danger...
  • Thane building collapse: Guilty will not be spared, says Maharashtra Forest Minister 10-04-2013 09:33 PM

    A week after the building collapse in Thane's Mumbra area claimed 74 lives, documents now in possession of Network 18 show that local NCP MLA Jitendra Awhad had prevented the Forest Department from demolishing illegal construction in the area despite a court order to do so. ...
  • Watch: Mumbai policemen take bribes to allow illegal construction 10-04-2013 07:58 PM

    Mumbai: A sting operation by a social activist in Mumbai has revealed the nexus between police and illegal construction mafia. The sting, shot at a refugee camp in Kurla, showed around 15 policemen taking bribes to allow illegal construction to flourish in the area. The Mumbai Police has now initiated...
  • Thane: NCP MLA stopped Forest Dept from demolishing illegal buildings 10-04-2013 03:29 PM

    Thane: A week after a building collapsed in Thane's Mumbra area killing 74 people, Network 18 has accessed documents which show that local Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA Jitendra Awhad had prevented the Forest Department from demolishing illegal constructions in the area despite a court order. The documents reveal that...
  • Thane building collapse: Police arrest 2 civic engineers 09-04-2013 11:43 PM

    Thane: Two engineers of Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) were on Tuesday arrested in connection with last week's building collapse, taking the number of those taken into custody for the tragedy to 13. Executive Engineer Subash Rawal and Deputy Engineer Ramesh Inamdar were arrested in connection with the building crash in...
  • Thane building collapse case: Two more arrested 08-04-2013 11:06 PM

    Mumbai: Police on Monday arrested two more people in connection with a seven-storey building collapse in Thane in which 74 people lost their lives. Police arrested Farookh Abdul Latif Chapra and Rafiq Daud Kamdar, taking the number of people arrested in the case to nine. Thane Police on Saturday arrested...
  • Court hears counsel's arguments in Thane building mishap case 08-04-2013 09:24 PM

    Thane: Arrested Thane Municipal Corporation Deputy Municipal Commissioner Deepak Chavan's counsel told a special court hearing the police remand application on Monday, that his appointment was not for carrying out demolition work at all. The statement by his counsel Rajan Salunke stunned those present in the chamber of special judge...
  • Guilty are bound to be punished in Thane building crash: GR Khairnar 08-04-2013 04:13 PM

    About 74 people have lost their lives in the Thane building collapse, many others including infants and children have been grievously hurt. GR Khairnar, former municipal commissioner, Mumbai joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on whether the guilty will be made to face justice. Q. Will the guilty be made...
  • Uproar in Maha Assembly over Thane building collapse 08-04-2013 02:08 PM

    Mumbai: Maharshatra Assembly witnessed an uproar on Monday over last week's horrific building collapse in Thane. Shiv Sena MLAs demanded the arrest of Thane Municipal Commissioner RA Rajeev. Seventy four people have died and more than 60 were injured after a seven-storey building collapsed in Mumbra last week. Thane Police...
  • Thane building collapse: Can authorities ensure such mishaps won't repeat? 07-04-2013 11:32 PM

    74 people died and over 60 were injured in Maharashtra's worst building collapse. Three days after the mishap, nine people including the local NCP corporator Hira Patil and the two builders were arrested but can authorities ensure that such mishaps won't repeat in the city. ...