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42 BMC engineers resume work after commissioner assures fair investigation into CSMT bridge collapse

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.

CSMT bridge collapse: Chargesheet filed against arrested director of audit firm

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.

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Mumbai bridge collapse: Key test not done on parts that collapsed, say police

“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.

CSMT bridge collapse : Injured 57-year-old woman dies, toll rises to 7

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.

CSMT Foot overbridge collapse: Not even a single meeting of infra panel looking after bridges held in last 5 years

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.

CSMT FOB collapse: BMC owns up to its engineers’ negligence

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.

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Mumbai bridge collapse: BMC issues showcause notices to structural auditor, contractor

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.

Mumbai bridge collapse: Inspection authority to come up in a month

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.

As Mumbai bridge swayed, youth pushed father to safety — and then fell to his death

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.”

The same tragedy

A footbridge collapse draws attention once again to the criminal band-aid approach to basic infrastructure in Mumbai.

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