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Kamala Mills Fire


Kamala Mills fire: Bail for Mojo’s Bistro co-owner

July 07, 2022 2:32 am

Tuli was in custody for 11 months before the Supreme Court granted him interim bail in December 2018, pending his bail plea before the High Court.

Fire at Kamala Mills compound: Company directors discharged, 13 to face trial

November 11, 2020 12:50 am

The court discharged two accused — Ravi Bhandari and Ramesh Gowani, the directors of Kamala Mills Limited — of all charges stating that there is no evidence to charge them.

Kamala Mills fire: 3 more BMC officials guilty

March 01, 2019 2:50 am

The probe was conducted by Additional Municipal Commissioner Vijay Singhal. The first part of the report, submitted in November, had found nine officials guilty.

Kamala Mills, one year on: Parents of lone staffer who died resume work

December 28, 2018 12:55 am

Sarbajit’s body was found in a washroom with that of a guest an hour-and-a-half after the fire broke out in the wee hours on December 29.

Kamala Mills, one year on: Fire brigade’s integrated command and control system yet to take off

December 28, 2018 12:37 am

A source in BMC said the fire brigade issued a showcause notice to the contractor two weeks ago, demanding that the work be completed by December 26.

Kamala Mills, one year on: As city skyline changes, firemen face new problems with outdated equipment

December 27, 2018 1:22 am

Fires in a highrise building or in an area surrounded by highrises often involve these ‘dark spots’ for radio signals, something that all firemen in Mumbai are worried about.

Mumbai: Caught between prevention, inspections, fire-fighting, fire brigade’s needs neglected

December 26, 2018 2:56 am

In the last three years, the Mumbai Fire Brigade has inspected only 6,142 buildings in Mumbai, issuing notices for violations to 3,026. Of these, only 36 cases have been taken up for prosecution under the Fire Prevention and Life Safety Measures Act, 2006.

Kamala Mills fire: HC committee recommends criminal action against BMC officials, restaurant owners

September 13, 2018 7:39 am

Kamala Mills fire: In addition, the committee has also recommended a full-fledged departmental inquiry against officers of the state industries and excise departments.

Kamala Mills blaze: Bombay HC grants bail to Fire officer 

June 29, 2018 1:11 am

Justice A S Gadkari took note of the argument of Patil's lawyer's that though he had granted the fire-safety certificate to "1Above", one of the two restaurants, he could not have known that the owners would later carry out structural changes on the premises, in violation of fire safety norms.

Bail to Kamala Mills owners: Can’t be held liable for acts of restaurant owners, says Bombay HC

May 20, 2018 3:41 am

The owners were arrested after a BMC report stated that they were negligent about structural changes that led to customers at the bars being unable to escape when the fire broke out.


Fire at Kamala Mills Compound in Mumbai: See latest pictures

December 29, 2017 12:35 pm

Four fire engines and six fire tenders were rushed to the spot and trying to douse the fire.