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  • Mumbai Crumbling: Andheri bridge collapse, bus crash to fire in local train; the spirit of Mumbaikars challenged

    The spirit of Mumbai has been challenged again and although everything may seem fine for those at home sipping on a hot cuppa enjoying the rain, the downpour has created havoc on this day July 3. It has been almost a year since the Elphinstone bridge stampede that shook the maximum city, but today’s incidents shook the spirit of Mumbaikars. From bridge collapse, bus accident to fire at railway station, today

  • Mumbai Kamala Mills fire: Bombay High Court grants bail to Ramesh Gowani, Ravi Bhandari

    Mumbai: A vacation bench of the Bombay High Court on Wednesday granted bail to Ramesh Gowani and Ravi Bhandari, co-accused in the Kamala Mills fire case. Justice VL Achilya had heard extensive arguments from both sides on Tuesday after the Supreme Court directed the Bombay HC to expedite the hearing on the bail pleas. Gowani and Bhandari, co-owners of the Kamala Mills compound, were arrested and charged with culpable homicide, not amounting to

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    Mumbai Kamala Mills Fire: Bombay High Court to decide Ramesh Gowani’s bail on Thursday

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court is likely to decide the application moved by Kamala Mills owner Ramesh Gowani, seeking bail, on Thursday. The HC on Tuesday heard the arguments of Gowani and also the prosecution. Gowani has been arrested in connection with the horrific incident of Kamla Mills fire which killed nearly 14 people on December 29, last year. Since then, Gowani has been in custody and has sought bail on the

  • Kamala Mills Fire: Bombay HC rejects restaurateur Yug Tuli’s bail plea

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today rejected the bail plea of Yug Tuli, the co-owner of the Mojo’s Bistro restaurant and an accused in the December 2017 fire incident at the Kamala Mills compound here, in which 14 people were killed. Justice Ajey Gadkari dismissed Tuli’s bail application and said he would pass a detailed order later.

  • Mumbai Kamala Mills Fire: Yug Tuli denies charges against him in Bombay HC, blames 1Above staff

    Mumbai: Yug Tuli, co-owner of the restaurant Mojo’s Bistro, and one of the accused persons in the Kamala Mills fire case, denied before the Bombay High Court on Tuesday, all charges levelled by the police against him in the case. He said instead, the deaths in the fire that took place on the intervening night of December 28-29 last year, occurred due to the mistake of the staff at ‘One Above,’ the

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    Mumbai Kamala Mills Fire: Managers of 1Above get bail

    Mumbai: The managers of 1Above, Kevin Bawa and Lisbon Lopez, have been granted bail by the Sessions court on Wednesday. Lopez and Bawa were arrested on December 31 by the NM Joshi Marg police, two days after the fire that killed 14 people and injured 55 others in Kamala Mills compound.

  • Mumbai Kamala Mills fire: Former Chief Justice of Kerala HC to probe mishap

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Monday apprised the Bombay High Court with the names of the three members of the panel which would conduct a probe in the tragic Kamla Mills fire mishap. The government informed the HC that the probe panel would be headed by a former Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court.

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    Mumbai Kamala Mills Fire: SC sends owner to sessions for bail

    New Delhi: Mumbai’s Kamala Mills co-owner Ravi Surajmal Bhandar on Tuesday withdrew his petition from the Supreme Court against his arrest since January in a fire tragedy in two rooftop pubs on December 29 that claimed 29 lives, ater the court refused him bail and directed to approach the sessions court for the bail.

  • Kamala Mills owner to Supreme Court: Can’t be held liable for the fire tragedy

    Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday fixed hearing on Tuesday on the petition of Mumbai”s Kamla Mills co-owner Ravi Surajmal Bhandari, challenging his arrest since January in a fire in two pubs, Mojo’’s Bistro and 1 Above, located in the premises that claimed 14 lives on December 29.

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    Mumbai Kamala Mills Fire: Maharashtra govt rapped for not doing enough to help probe panel

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday pulled up the Maharashtra government for failing to submit the details of amenities, it would provide to the proposed Committee, which is likely to probe the Kamala Mills fire incident. The HC rapped the government for shirking from its responsibility of providing remuneration to the Committee.

  • Table fan next to charcoal caused Kamala Mills fire

    Mumbai : The Mumbai police in the Kamala mills fire chargesheet has stated that a fan switched on next to the area where charcoal was being burnt for hookahs at Mojo’s Bistro pub caused the fire.

  • Mumbai Kamala Mills Fire: Bombay HC seeks details of facilities for Judicial panel

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday directed the Maharashtra government to place on record the details of the facilities it would provide to the three-member Judicial Committee, which would be probing the Kamala Mills fire mishap. Meanwhile, the government handed over a list of names it proposes to include in the Commission.

  • Mumbai: Police files chargesheet in Kamala Mills fire tragedy

    Mumbai: The NM Joshi Marg police have filed a chargesheet on Wednesday in the Kamala Mills fire incident. A 2706- page chargesheet was submitted by the police against twelve accused at the Bhoiwada Magistrate court. On Wednesday, the police have arrested two more persons – Dinesh Yashwant Mahale, a sub-engineer of the G/south ward and Sandeep Shivaji Shinde, Assistant Divisional fire officer, Worli division – in conncetion with the case.