THANE BUILDING COLLAPSE

  • Death toll in Thane garment factory building collapse rises to 6 July 5, 2013

    Thane: The death toll in the garment factory building collapse in Thane has gone up to six while 26 people have been injured. The 2storeyed 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 July 4, 2013

    Thane: The death toll in the garment factory building collapse in Thane has gone up to four while 26 people have been injured. The 2storeyed 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 July 4, 2013

    Thane: The death toll in the garment factory building collapse in Thane has gone up to two while 26 people have been injured. The 2storeyed 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 July 4, 2013

    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 facie...
  • Police file chargesheet against 27 for building crash June 25, 2013

    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 3,000page 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 June 21, 2013

    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 threestoreyed 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 June 4, 2013

    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 CNNIBN 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 May 17, 2013

    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 be...
  • Thane building collapse: Nurse seeks to adopt survivor May 10, 2013

    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 May 8, 2013

    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 for...
  • Thane building collapse: Civic official arrested April 24, 2013

    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 April 20, 2013

    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. Seventyfour people were killed and scores injured when the unauthorised underconstruction building located in...
  • Thane building collapse: Police arrest 2 more for the tragedy April 14, 2013

    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 April 12, 2013

    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 April 12, 2013

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 11, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • News 360: Won't accept any party post till I'm cleared of charges in 1984 riots, says Tytler April 11, 2013

    Former Union Minister Jagdish Tytler broke his silence, a day after a Delhi court rejected the CBI clean chit to him in a 1984 antiSikh 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 April 11, 2013

    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, was...
  • Mumbai illegal constructions: Will swift action be taken against senior police officers? April 11, 2013

    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 April 11, 2013

    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. The...
  • Mumbai: Biggest rehabilitation scheme is a sham April 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Barely a week after the Mumbra building collapse in which 74 people were killed, CNNIBN 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 April 10, 2013

    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 April 10, 2013

    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 an...
  • Thane: NCP MLA stopped Forest Dept from demolishing illegal buildings April 10, 2013

    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 April 9, 2013

    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 April 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Police on Monday arrested two more people in connection with a sevenstorey 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 seven...
  • Court hears counsel's arguments in Thane building mishap case April 8, 2013

    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 April 8, 2013

    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...
  • Uproar in Maha Assembly over Thane building collapse April 8, 2013

    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 sevenstorey building collapsed in Mumbra last week. Thane Police on...
  • Thane building collapse: Can authorities ensure such mishaps won't repeat? April 7, 2013

    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. ...