Free Press Journal
  • 2013 Mumbra building collapse: Trial awaits TMC officer, corporator

    Mumbai: Nearly five years after 76 innocents were crushed to death in a seven storey building which had collapsed – Lucky Compound in Mumbra — the Bombay High Court on Tuesday refused to discharge a senior civic official of Thane Municipal Corporation and a then sitting corporator.

  • Ahmedabad : One body recovered, 4 rescued in Odhav building collapse

    Ahmedabad: A body was recovered from the debris of the two building blocks that collapsed in a government colony in Gujarat’s Ahemedabad city following rains, an official said today. While four people were rescued after the four-storey building blocks located in Odhav locality collapsed last night, some were feared trapped under the debris. “After 12 hours of rescue operation, we recovered a body crushed under the debris. The four rescued people had received injuries

  • Ahmedabad: 3 rescued, 6 feared trapped in Odhav building collapse

    Ahmedabad (Gujarat): Three people have been rescued, while five to six people are still feared trapped under the debris of a four-storey building which collapsed on Sunday in Ahmedabad’s Odhav area.

  • Lucknow building collapse: 1 dead, 1 injured after three-storey building collapses in Ganeshganj

    Lucknow: A three-storey building collapsed here in Ganeshganj area on Friday morning, leaving one person dead and another injured. The mother-daughter duo was drinking tea in the same room when suddenly the front part of the decade-old house came down at a free-fall speed due to torrential rains in the region in the past few days.

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    Victims and their family to get compensation for any mishaps in the state

    MUMBAI: Following Bombay high court’s directive which pointed out that the victims don’t get any aid in the absence of a government policy, during major mishaps, the state has now decided to give Rs 4 lakh to the kin of the victim and Rs 2 lakh to those who get disabled in such mishaps.

  • Fear grips residents in Greater Noida after building collapse

    New Delhi: People living in the Shahberi village in Greater Noida saw a dark dust cloud in the sky on Tuesday evening as they ran out of their houses thinking that it was an earthquake, not realising that two buildings in the area had collapsed. “We were having food when the earth shook as if due to a quake. We ran out, but we realised that a building had collapsed. When we rushed for

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    UP: Two under-construction buildings collapse in Greater Noida; 3 killed, many feared trapped

    Noida: Two buildings collapsed in Greater Noida, killing at least three persons and trapping several others under the debris, officials said today. A six-storey under-construction building fell on an adjacent building in Shah Beri village under the Bisrakh police station last night. The second building also collapsed under the impact. At least 12 labourers were in the under-construction building when the incident took place and all of them were feared trapped, Chief Fire

  • Indore: Portion of 100-year-old building collapses in Bada Sarafa

    Indore: Chaos prevailed in Bada Sarafa when a portion of a three-storeyed building collapsed on Thursday morning. The 100-year old three-storeyed building belonged to Marwadi Vidya Trust, sources said. The incident, which occurred in city’s famed jewellery market, has raised questions on Indore Municipal Corporation’s ability to trace and demolish dilapidated buildings before monsoon.

  • Bhopal: ‘Building collapse’ a wakeup call for authorities

    Bhopal: Collapse of a dilapidated building in highly congested walled city ahead of monsoon should ring alarm bells for Urban Administration Department. The department’s  focus is on transforming the state capital into smart city, but dilapidated and rickety structures require its urgent attention as monsoon are just around the corner. Nearly 12 people belonging to two families had a close shave when a portion of nearly 100 years old dilapidated house located

  • 3 dead as building collapses in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: A five-storey building under construction today collapsed in the city, killing at least three persons and injuring seven others. Several others are feared trapped, police said. The injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital while rescue operations have been taken up on a war-footing. The condition of one of the injured is said to be critical.

  • South Mumbai building collapse: 3 dead, 1 still missing as roof slab collapses in Zaveri Bazaar

    Mumbai: The roof slab of a five storeyed Maharashtra Housing Development Authority (MHADA) building named Shimpi Chawl at Zaveri Bazaar collapsed on Friday afternoon at 1.30 pm. According to Mahesh Narvekar, Chief of Mumbai Disaster Management cell after the slab collapse incident reported the fire brigades immediately rushed to the spot.

  • Mumbai: 5 civic officials suspended for Bhiwandi building collapse

    Thane: Five senior officials of the Bhiwandi Nizampur Municipal Corporation have been placed under suspension as part of the investigation into the collapse of a building there in November. The collapse of the three-storeyed building, which occurred on November 24, had claimed four lives and left nine persons  injured.

  • Thane building collapse: Death toll rises to four

    Thane: The overnight toll in a building collapse here on Friday shot upto four, with the body of a woman recovered from the debris on early Saturday, an official said.

  • Mumbai: Portion of cessed building collapses in Nagpada, one hurt

    Mumbai: A major accident was averted when part of the 2nd floor of a cessed building at Nagpada collapsed leaving one injured. Byculla resident Rubina Shaikh, who suffered minor injuries, was taken to JJ Hospital and discharged.

  • Byculla building collapse: Case filed against SBUT officials

    Mumbai: Police have registered a case of ‘culpable homicide not amounting to murder’ against unnamed officials of the Saifi Burhani Upliftment Trust (SBUT) in connection with the collapse of a five-story building in south Mumbai last month in which 33 people were killed.