Thane Collapse

  • Thane collapse: Two more arrested April 9, 2013

    Thane: Two more persons including a journalist from Mumbra have been arrested in connection with the building collapse in Shil Phata area, which killed 74 people, taking the total number of arrests in the case to 11, police said on Tuesday. Farukh Abdul (59), an architect and journalist Rafiq Daud Kamdar...
  • 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...
  • Mumbai building collapse: Is the politician real-estate mafia nexus responsible? April 5, 2013

    In one of Maharashtra's worst building collapses in a decade, 58 people have died and 61 have been injured after a seven-storeyed building in Laxmi Compound in Mumbra, a suburb of Thane, crashed down like a pack of cards into a heap of rubble on Thursday evening. However, even after...
  • Is Municipality as much to blame as builders for Thane collapse? April 5, 2013

    Thane: In one of Maharashtra's worst building collapses in a decade, 58 people have died and 61 have been injured after a seven-storeyed building in Laxmi Compound in Mumbra, a suburb of Thane, crashed down like a pack of cards into a heap of rubble on Thursday evening. However, even...