October 08, 2019 12:45 am
Officers said the bridge upstream the Madhuvanti dam, was around four decades old.
May 15, 2019 1:11 am
The engineers had gone on strike on Monday after S O Kori, a retired chief engineer of the department, was arrested in connection to the bridge collapse incident.
May 10, 2019 1:41 am
The bridge collapsed on March 14, killing seven persons, including staffers of Cama Hospital, and injuring 33 others. Desai, director of Prof D D Desai’s Structural Engineering and Analyst Private Ltd, was the first arrest in the case. The 709-page chargesheet was filed by Azad Maidan Police.
April 12, 2019 2:05 am
“In pursuance of the visit, assistant commissioner, A-ward, recorded the condition of the FOB as observed by the municipal commissioner as ‘very shabby’,” the bail plea of Desai claimed.
April 12, 2019 2:03 am
On March 14, six people were killed and at least 30 people were injured after a part of the foot overbridge came crashing down near the CSMT station.
April 08, 2019 1:53 am
BMC members are corporators from all parties and it is mandated to make suggestions, take stock of ongoing infrastructure projects such as construction and upkeep of roads and bridges.
April 05, 2019 1:23 am
The preliminary investigation report has blamed the firm for stating in its final audit report that the FOB was in “good” condition”. Six people died and over 30 others were injured in the collapse.
March 17, 2019 3:06 am
The preliminary inquiry report has pointed towards negligence on part of the auditor and contractor. Officials said the notices have sought their replies within 15 days.
March 17, 2019 2:35 am
Activists, however, questioned the need for setting up the bridge inspection authority. Terming it as a “sham”, many alleged that BMC comes up with a new committee or authority after every big incident.
March 16, 2019 3:44 pm
On Friday, at Maitri Apartments in Ghatkopar West, Siraj’s neighbour Maksood Khan said: “Had Zahid not pushed away his father, he too would have died. He survived because the slabs that fell were a little ahead of him.”
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